Bordering Mozambique and South Africa, Eswatini was formerly known as Swaziland. The country has strong economic ties to South Africa, which represents 90% of its imports and around 60% of its exports. Eswatini is reliant on agriculture, textile, mining, manufacturing, and forestry.
Africa HR Solutions provides end-to-end HR outsourcing solutions that enable organizations to compliantly get a footprint in the country. Our services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll, and other ancillary services.
Population: 1.1 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $3.96 bn
GDP Growth: 0.6%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 0.5%
Unemployment Rate: 22.5 %
Capital: Mbabane, Lobamba
Currency: South African rand, Swazi lilangeni
Languages: Swati, English
The most developed, urbanised and industrialised region of the country is the Manzini Mbabane corridor. The country is dependent on agriculture, textile, mining, manufacturing, and forestry. The agricultural industry employs a large number of locals. Eswatini is exploring strategic priorities to improve the lives of its people. Some projects have been successful including the eradication of malaria and irrigation agricultural products on a large scale.
Eswatini is Africa’s last absolute monarchy
Visitors to the countries are usually curious by its royal family
Visitors can enjoy the best big Five safari experiences in Eswatini
The oldest mine in the world, Ngwenya Mine, is in Eswatini
Between 85-90% of Eswatini’s people are Christian
Birthday of King Mswati III
National Flag Day
Day Off for National Flag Day
Day off for May Day
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza
Umhlanga Reed Dance
Somhlolo Day (Independence Day)
Day off for Boxing Day
Employment agreements are made in either oral or written formats in Eswatini, though many employees prefer a written agreement that outlines all details about their salary, compensation, leaves, and termination requirements. At Africa HR Solutions, our in-country experts devise your HR outsourcing strategy, making sure it is aligned to your international expansion goals, and follow the country’s policies, laws, and norms. To ensure you attract the right talent, we devise a competitive compensation scheme to attract the best talent to your organisation in Eswatini.
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