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.
Read more about Mswati Iii.
Some articles on mswati iii:
83) 2 September 21 ... August 1982 Son of Ngwane V House of Dlamini Mswati III (1968-04-19) 19 April 1968 (age 44) 25 April 1986 Incumbent Son of Sobhuza II House of Dlamini "Autho ...
... the first-born daughter of 23 children born to King Mswati III, her mother being King Mswati III's young love, Inkhosikati LaMbikiza (Sibonelo Mngomezulu) ... In 2001, Mswati III instituted the umchwasho – a traditional chastity rite – in Swaziland as a means of combatting the AIDS epidemic ... In punishment for the princess's disrespect of the royal residence, during which Mswati announced his engagement to a new wife-to-be, an official overseeing traditional affairs beat Princess ...
... Among the criteria for a future Inkhosikati, the girl must not be disabled, or a twin Liphovela LaMahlangu was the other half of a brother-sister twin set ... Zena was 18 and had agreed to be taken by the King, but remained silent ...
Famous quotes containing the word iii:
“Napoleon wanted to turn Paris into Rome under the Caesars, only with louder music and more marble. And it was done. His architects gave him the Arc de Triomphe and the Madeleine. His nephew Napoleon III wanted to turn Paris into Rome with Versailles piled on top, and it was done. His architects gave him the Paris Opera, an addition to the Louvre, and miles of new boulevards.”
—Tom Wolfe (b. 1931)