The African Monarch of Eswatini mourns the passing of the nations youngest Prime Minister
Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini died late Sunday morning in a South African hospital. The Prime Minister contracted COVID-19 four weeks ago and eventually succumbed to the virus.
On October 27, 2018, King Mswati III announced in a gathering at the royal kraal at Lobamba that Dlamini would be the country’s next Prime Minister, to succeed Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini who died the previous month, after the 2018 elections. Dlamini had no prior experience in politics. He was the youngest head of government in the history of the small monarch state. .
“Their Majesties have commanded that I inform the Nation of the sad and untimely passing away of His Excellency the Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini. His Excellency passed on this afternoon while under medical care in a hospital in South Africa.” Deputy Prime Minister Themba Masuku
The Eswatini’s Prime Ministers becomes the first head of state to die from COVID-19. Prior to his death, the virus has also infected notable heads of states such as; US President Donald Trump, England’s Crown Princes Charles and William along with their Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Jair Bolsonaro the President of Brazil and several other high profile leaders.
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