A report on Eswatini and Mswati III
Mswati III (born Makhosetive; 19 April 1968 ) is the king (Swazi: Ngwenyama, Ingwenyama yemaSwati) of Eswatini and head of the Swazi royal family.- Mswati III
The government is an absolute monarchy, the last of its kind in Africa, and has been ruled by King Mswati III since 1986.- Eswatini
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Sobhuza II4 links
Sobhuza II, (also known as Nkhotfotjeni, Mona; 22 July 1899 – 21 August 1982) was the Paramount Chief and later Ngwenyama of Swaziland for 82 years and 254 days, the List of longeslongest verifiable reign of any monarch in recorded history.
He was succeeded by Mswati III, his young son with Inkhosikati Ntfombi Tfwala, who was crowned in 1986.
Ntfombi of Eswatini3 links
Queen Ntfombi, The Queen Mother, Ndlovukati of Eswatini (born Ntfombi Tfwala on 27 December 1949) is the current Ndlovukati and joint head of state of Eswatini, serving since 1986.
She is the mother of King Mswati III.
Ndlovukati (literally, "She-Elephant", pl. tiNdlovukati; also spelled Indlovukazi) is the Siswati title for the female monarch of Eswatini.
The current Ndlovukati is Queen Ntombi Tfwala, the mother of Ngwenyama Mswati III and wife of Sobhuza II.
iNgweniyama (also Ingweinyama) is the title of the male ruler (King) of Eswatini.
The current king is Mswati III, who has reigned since 1986.
Dzeliwe of Eswatini2 links
Inkhosikati LaShongwe (b.
Inkhosikati LaShongwe (b.
Dzeliwe Shongwe 1927 – 2003) was Queen Regent of Eswatini between 21 September 1982 and 9 August 1983.
Prince Makhosetive was crowned on 25 April 1986 with the name of King Mswati III of Eswatini.
House of Dlamini1 links
The House of Dlamini is the royal house of the Kingdom of Eswatini.
Mswati III, as king and Ngwenyama of Eswatini, is the current head of the house of Dlamini.
In Eswatini, an inkhundla (plural: tinkhundla) is an administrative subdivision smaller than a district but larger than an umphakatsi (or "chiefdom").
In 1993, the Tinkhundla centres were further increased to fifty five (55) following recommendations of the Delimitation Commission that was appointed by His Majesty King Mswati III.
2021 Eswatini protests0 links
A series of ongoing protests in Eswatini against the monarchy and for democratisation began in late June 2021.
Eswatini is one of the world’s few countries (and the only in Africa) that is an absolute monarchy, with Mswati III having been the king since 1986.
Umchwasho is a traditional chastity rite in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).
King Mswati III imposed the ban in an effort to help stop the spread of HIV and AIDS, which is particularly prevalent in the country.