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King of Swaziland
Ngwenyama of Eswatini
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Mswati III
since 25 April 1986
StyleHis Majesty
Heir apparentNone
First monarchNgwane III
ResidenceLozitha Palace, Lobamba

Ngwenyama (also Ingwenyama) is the title of the male ruler (King) of Eswatini. The Ngwenyama is the counterpart of the Ndlovukati.[1]Ingwenyama means "lion" in siSwati, but in an honorific sense, as opposed to libhubesi, the usual way of referring to actual lions.

The title is sometimes written Ingwenyama, iNgwenyama, or ingwenyama, with the prefix i- (plural ti-, tiNgwenyama), meaning "the king".

The current king is Mswati III.

See also


  1. ^ Kuper, Hilda (1980 [1947]). An African Aristocracy. Rank Among the Swazi [facsimile reprint]. Africana Publishing Company for the International African Institute.

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