Mswati III

Mswati III (born Makhosetive Dlamini on 19 April 1968) is the King of Swaziland and head of the Swazi Royal Family. In 1986, he succeeded his father Sobhuza II as ruler of the southern African kingdom.

Mswati III is known for his practice of polygamy (although at least two wives are appointed by the state). His policies and opulent lifestyle have also triggered domestic protests.

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