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'King Mswati's 6th wife leaves palace'

By Sapa | May 07, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 75 ]

“She left the royal household, citing many years of emotional and physical abuse by her husband as the reason for her departure” - Swaziland Solidarity Network

The sixth wife of Swazi King Mswati III has left the royal compound, the Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN) said.

“She left the royal household [at the weekend], citing many years of emotional and physical abuse by her husband as the reason for her departure,” SSN said in a statement.

Angela “LaGija” Dlamini had been unhappy for a long time and had thought of leaving for many years, a royal guard told SSN.

She left the palace to visit her parents in Hhohho, northern Swaziland.

From there, she disappeared and was believed to be staying with relatives in the Mkhuzweni region of the country, said Lukhele.

LaGija is the third of the king’s wives to leave the royal household.

According to a 2004 report in the Daily Sun, the first to flee was Delisa Magwaza, 30, known as Inkhosikati LaMagwaza, who made her way to London via Cape Town.

She was followed by Putsoana Hwala, 30, known as Inkhosikati LaHwala, who left behind her three children.

Mswati’s 12th wife Mswati Nothando Dube, 22, known as Inkhosikati LaDube, was placed under house arrest at the home of the king’s mother in 2010 after an alleged affair with Swaziland’s justice minister Ndumiso Mamba. Mamba was fired.

LaDube has three children with Mswati. According to SSN, she was staying with the king for the sake of her children.  

Last month, the king received a jet for his 44th birthday, despite a financial crisis in the country.

Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini said the king now owned a McDonnell Douglas DC-9 twin-engine jet, AFP reported.

“His majesty’s government has the honour to announce to the nation that the king has received a gift of a DC-9 aircraft from development partners and friends of the king, to be used by their majesties for travels abroad,” Dlamini reportedly said at the time.

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Wow i wonder , if they are running away because of physical abuse or something else????

May 15, 2012 7:37 | 0 replies

“His majesty’s government has the honour to announce to the nation that the king has received a gift of a DC-9 aircraft from development partners and friends of the king, to be used by their majesties for travels abroad,” Dlamini reportedly said at the time.
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wena Khumalo the way you are so proud of that jet present for the king its like the king will use it to bu.y groceries for his starving nation overseas. if that was the case it would make sense of your excitement but since thats not the case you just sound stupid. as for the runaway queen i say good for you. your happiness comes first sister. tlogela ntjanyana e matsele a makima wena.

May 07, 2012 3:19 | 0 replies

SHredder. Kids and comics. What can I say?

May 07, 2012 3:11 | 0 replies

@RobinH - Mfanomncane: Is he related to Green Lantern?
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You surely did not miss your cartoons hey? LOL

May 07, 2012 3:8 | 0 replies

MsKinkyakaKamaSutra
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How Mr 16 inch, you call me Somalian......... I am Tswana
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sorry babes i like tswana's i think they are good in bed, is that so?

May 07, 2012 3:0 | 0 replies

@eKapa
MsKinkyakaKamaSutra
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How Mr 16 inch, you call me Somalian......... I am Tswana

May 07, 2012 2:53 | 0 replies

She follewed Ndumiso Mabena.

May 07, 2012 2:52 | 0 replies

Botse mar - ete a go swana le bo mswati ba swanetse ke go bola-wa.

May 07, 2012 2:51 | 0 replies

Eish sabza007 oa tla oa ntjwhatla.

As to Mswati - he will regret not following the Kingdom of Lesotho example one day.

May 07, 2012 2:50 | 0 replies

from LaGija to LaGijima...tlala ya thobalo e tlhasetse.

May 07, 2012 2:47 | 0 replies

MsKinkyakaKamaSutra

the last time i check Sis Dolly was Not a Somalian women

May 07, 2012 2:45 | 0 replies