The King of Swaziland, 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.
King Mswati III of eSwatini says men will be required to marry two/more wives or be jailed starting in June 2019. The king has 15 wives. pic.twitter.com/rLfDE4RRSY
— The African Voice (@teddyeugene) May 13, 2019
Swaziland Spokesperson 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.”
King Mswati III is demanding an apology from the newspaper that broke the fake news.