[lg policy] The Cost of Changing a Country's Name

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sun Jun 24 06:31:35 EDT 2018


BBC


The Cost of Changing a Country's Name


"African countries, on getting independence, reverted to their ancient names before they were colonised", His Royal Highness, King Mswati III told those gathered there.  At that moment he was still king of Swazilad - but Swaziland was to be no more.  "So, from now on the country will be officially known as the Kingdom of eSwantini."


Full story:
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180621-the-cost-of-changing-a-countrys-name

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