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King Mswati denies ordering men to marry more wives

by Mandla Ndlovu
14 May 2019 at 11:16hrs | Views
The leader of the Kingdom of Eswatini King Mswati III  has denied reports that have gone viral on the internet alleging he has ordered the men of Eswatini to marry more than one wife or face jail term.

In a statement issued on Monday Government Spokesperson Percy Simelane said, "The current dispatch titled marry more wives or face jail quoting the King are not only an insult to the monarchy but a disgrace to journalism.

"His majesty has not made any pronouncement to that effect and it has  never been an issue raised by Emaswatini."

Simelane said they are demanding the newspaper that broke the story to provide the statement from the King which they quoted from.

Source - Byo24News