Since South Africa, ‘successfully moved a motion of land expropriation without compensation, which has since sparked wide spread debate over Swaziland’s pursuit of reclaiming its lost land from South Africa.
‘Some Swazis believe that this is the right time for South Africa to consider giving back some parts of the country taken during colonial era.’
Reports have it that Swaziland has already formed a Border Determination Special Committee (BDSC) which would be used as a medium to negotiate with South Africa over returning land occupied by people of Swazi descent.
The Observer reported, ‘According to the BDSC, the old map of Swaziland showed that South Africa’s administrative capital of Pretoria and larger portions of the Gauteng, Limpompo and KwaZuluNatal Provinces belong to the Swazi nation.’
It added, ‘The Pan-Swazism is of the assertion that it is globally accepted that Swazis have King Mswati III as their king and that this is true even to Swazis that are living in the Republic of South Africa.’
The BDSC said there was already a draft agreement between Swaziland and South Africa that they would solve the land dispute amicably.