List of heads of government of Swaziland

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Prime Minister of the
Kingdom of Swaziland
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Incumbent
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini

since 23 October 2008
Appointer Mswati III,
as King of Swaziland
Inaugural holder Makhosini Dlamini
Formation 16 May 1967
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This is a list of heads of government of Swaziland since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Swaziland in 1967, to the present day.

A total of nine people have served as Prime Minister of Swaziland (not counting five Acting Prime Ministers). Additionally, one person, Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.

Heads of Government of Swaziland (1967–present)[edit]

Colour key
(for political parties)
Status
  Denotes Acting Prime Minister
Prime Minister Term of office Political party
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Duration
No image.png Makhosini Dlamini
(1914–1978)
16 May 1967 31 March 1976 8 years, 320 days Imbokodvo National Movement
(until 1973)
Independent
(from 1973)
1
2 No image.png Maphevu Dlamini
(1922–1979)
31 March 1976 25 October 1979[1] 3 years, 208 days Independent
No image.png Ben Nsibandze
(b. 1931)
25 October 1979 23 November 1979 29 days Independent
3 No image.png Mabandla Dlamini
(b. 1930)
23 November 1979 25 March 1983 3 years, 122 days Independent
4 No image.png Bhekimpi Dlamini
(1924–1999)
25 March 1983 6 October 1986 3 years, 195 days Independent
5 No image.png Sotsha Dlamini
(b. 1940)
6 October 1986 12 July 1989 2 years, 279 days Independent
6 No image.png Obed Dlamini
(b. 1937)
12 July 1989 25 October 1993 4 years, 105 days Independent
No image.png Andreas Fakudze
25 October 1993 4 November 1993 10 days Independent
7 No image.png Jameson Mbilini Dlamini
(1921–2008)
4 November 1993 8 May 1996 2 years, 186 days Independent
No image.png Sishayi Nxumalo
(1936–2000)
8 May 1996 26 July 1996 79 days Independent
8 No image.png Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(b. 1942)
26 July 1996 29 September 2003 7 years, 65 days Independent
No image.png Paul Shabangu
(b. c. 1943)
29 September 2003 26 November 2003 58 days Independent
9 No image.png Themba Dlamini
(b. 1950)
26 November 2003 18 September 2008 4 years, 297 days Independent
No image.png Bheki Dlamini
18 September 2008 23 October 2008 35 days Independent
(8) No image.png Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(b. 1942)
23 October 2008 Incumbent 6 years, 193 days Independent

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Died in office

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