Tinkhundla


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Tinkhundla

In Swaziland, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a county.
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Ministries of Health, Education and Training, Tinkhundla Administration and Development and the Deputy Prime Ministers Office worked together in the spirit of Intersectoral Action for Health (IAH).
The campaign targeted 23 Tinkhundla (Districts) countrywide and with approximately 152 012 school aged children (Primary: 105036 and High: 46976) in 406 schools.
Parliament was dissolved five years later, and replaced in 1978 with a 'tinkhundla' system, a decentralised form of power where MPs are elected from lists drawn up by local tribal leaders.
This follows the eventual sanctioning of a water project that will draw water from the Jozini Dam and bring it to the homesteads in three Tinkhundla centres.
The teams also trained staff of the 55 tinkhundla centers throughout the country to proactively identify instances of trafficking within their routine case work.
Administrative subdivisions: 4 regions, 9 municipal governments, and 55 tinkhundla centers (traditional administrative units).
Parallel to the government structure is the traditional system consisting of the king and his advisers, traditional courts, 55 tinkhundla (sub regional districts in which traditional chiefs are grouped), and approximately 360 chiefdoms.
With no political parties for affiliation, candidates seeking votes from the 55 national constituencies, called Tinkhundla, will present lists of community improvements, from promises of new clinics and roads to employment-generating schemes.
This structure incorporates the system known as Tinkhundla and allows the people to elect parliamentary representatives for specific constituencies.
The SFTU, on its own part, is determined to back campaigning for the overthrow of King Mswati's non-party Tinkhundla (traditional chieftaincy councils) system of government.
Swaziland s credentials were questioned because the country practices Tinkhundla a non-political party system where positions are filled on merit, not popular votes.
Parallel to the government structure is the traditional system consisting of the king and his advisers, traditional courts, 55 tinkhundla (subregional districts in which traditional chiefs are grouped), and 366 chiefdoms.