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Swaziland King Renames Country

In what appears to be a double celebration of his nation’s 50th independence anniversary and his own 50th birthday, the king of Swaziland, King Mswati III, has renamed Swaziland eSwatini. Historically, Swaziland got her independence from South Africa on September 6, 1968, and it maintains absolute monarchy, ably aided by a 1975 constitution. King Mswati…”
Yusuf
April 19, 2018 3:45 pm

In what appears to be a double celebration of his nation’s 50th independence anniversary and his own 50th birthday, the king of Swaziland, King Mswati III, has renamed Swaziland eSwatini.

Historically, Swaziland got her independence from South Africa on September 6, 1968, and it maintains absolute monarchy, ably aided by a 1975 constitution.

King Mswati III was born about five months earlier on April 19, 1968.

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Nomsa Maseko

@nomsa_maseko

King Mswati III has announced Swaziland ?? will now be known as The Kingdom of Eswatini

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Nomsa Maseko

@nomsa_maseko

50/50 Golden Jubilee celebrations in Swaziland ??King Mswati III celebrates his 50th birthday while the kingdom marks 50 years of independence

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