MSWATI III

Mswati III is the current king of Swaziland; after the death of his father (King Sobhuza II) in 1982, he was selected by the Great Council of State as the next king of Swaziland at the age of 14. He was the only child to his mother (Ntfombi Tfwala); she was one of the younger wives amongst over 125 wives of his father.

MSWATI III: Personal Life

Mswati III was born “Prince Makhosetive Dlamini” on the 19th of April 1968. His name “Makhosetive” means ‘Kings of Nations’.

He was not just the youngest cadet at his time to join the Military of Swaziland (Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force- USDF), but also the youngest ruling monarch in the world; at the time he became king.

The king is known for his lavish lifestyle, using the wealth of his country to satisfy his personal needs; while the welfare and affairs of is people is at a downward trend.

MSWATI III: Education

  • Primary School: Masundvwini Primary School
  • Secondary School: Lozitha Palace School
  • Final Two Years of Secondary School: Sherborne School (England)

King Mswati Wives And Children

King Mswati has married over 14 wives, having a minimum of 25 children between them. His first two wives were chosen for him by the National Councillors (provided by the tradition). The king is permitted to marry a new wife every year.

Inkhosikati (Queen) LaMatsebula (Appointed by the National Councillors)

She has two sons for the king;

  1. HRH Prince Sicalo
  2. Prince Maveletiveni

Inkhosikati LaMotsa (Appointed by the National Councillors)

She has four sons for the king;

  1. Prince Majahonkhe
  2. Prince Buhlebenkhosi
  3. Prince Lusuku
  4. Prince Sinawonkhe

Inkhosikati LaMbikiza  – 1986

She has one daughter and one son for the king;

  1. Princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini
  2. Prince Jabree Dlamini
  3. Prince Makhosini Dlamini (from a previous relationship, placed under the queen’s guardianship)

Inkhosikati LaNgangaza – 1987

She has four daughters for the king;

  1. Princess Temaswati Dlamini
  2. Princess Tiyandza Dlamini
  3. Princess Tebukhosi Dlamini
  4. Princess Wesive Dlamini

Inkhosikati LaHwala –

She has one son and one daughter for the king

  1. Prince Bandzile
  2. Princess Temashayina

Inkhosikati LaMagwaza – 1993

She has two daughters for the king;

  1. Princess Temtsimba Dlamini
  2. Princess Sakhizwe Dlamini

Inkhosikati LaMasango – 2000

She has two daughters for the king

  1. Princess Sentelweyinhosi
  2. Princess Sibusezweni

Inkhosikati LaGija –

She has a daughter for the king;

  1. Princess Yenziwe

Inkhosikati LaMagongo – 2002

She has a son for the king;

  1. Prince Mcwasho

Inkhosikati LaMahlangu – 2002

She has a son for the king;

  1. Prince Saziwangaye

Inkhosikati LaNtentesa – 2005

She has a son for the king;

  1. Princess Sabusiswa Dlamini

Inkhosikati LaDube – 2005

She has two daughters and a son for the king;

  1. Princess Makhosothando
  2. Prince Betive
  3. Princess Mahlemalangeni

Inkhosikati LaNkambule – 2007

She has three daughters and a son for the king;

  1. Princess Buhlebetive
  2. Princess Nikudumo Dlamini
  3. Eli Dlamini
  4. Mehlili Dlamini

Inkhosikati LaFogiyane (Sindiswa Dlamini) – 2013

She has a daughter for the king;

  1. Princess Ntsandvweni

King Mswati cars

King Mswati has gone to great lengths to keep the media off his cars and personal lifestyle. In regards to his cars, here is what we know:

  • He has a Daimler Chrysler flagship Maybach 62; which was one of the first models of the Maybach brand.

Just to list a few, he has at least one;

  • Mercedes
  • BMW
  • Rolls Royce
  • Private jet