"It has been
confirmed that the Kings wives will arrive in Las Vegas on the night of the 4th
of August," the organisation said in a statement.
"Three wives are [travelling] and they will be staying at some villas which cost R20,000 a night each.
"A contingent of 55
people will most likely use at least 10 villas." The contingent will be composed
mainly of the young princes, princesses and security personnel, SSN said.
It added: "The ambassador to the United States, together with his wife, is going to Las Vegas a week in advance to 'prepare' for them. They will also be staying at their own villa".
An outraged SSN said: "so that is effectively what the king prefers to do with
the money that could solve the industrial impasse between the government and
"This blatant misuse of resources is an insult to the Swazi nation."