Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini

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Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini
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10th Prime Minister of Eswatini
Assumed office
27 October 2018
MonarchMswati III
Preceded byVincent Mhlanga (acting)
Personal details
Born (1968-03-05) 5 March 1968 (age 51)
Nationality Swazi
Political partyIndependent
Alma materUniversity of Swaziland

Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini (5 March 1968) is a Swazi politician, business executive and the tenth Prime Minister of Eswatini. Prior to his appointment, he served as the CEO of Swazi MTN.[1]

Biography[edit]

Dlamini comes from Mbekelweni eNhlanhleni. His great grandfather, Prince Malunge, was an uncle to King Sobhuza II. He is the son of Chief Mandvulo. He graduated from the then University of Swaziland and obtained an MBA from trade at Hampton University. He worked in various banks (including the Bank Standard), reaching managerial positions. He became the CEO of Nedbank (2003-2010) and the telecommunications company MTN Swaziland (2010-2018), part of the MTN Group from South Africa. He has no experience in politics. On October 27, 2018, as proclaimed by King Mswati III, he was sworn in on October 29 as prime minister. He is the youngest head of government in the history of the state.

Prime Minister of Eswatini[edit]

On October 27, 2018, King Mswati III announced in a gathering at the royal kraal at Lobamba that Dlamini would be the country’s next Prime Minister, to succeed Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini who died the previous month, after the 2018 elections. Dlamini has no prior experience in politics.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The king of the eSwatini appoints a Prime minister, a novice in politics". Kozpost.com. Archived from the original on 27 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Mandvulo Dlamini appointed eSwatini Prime Minister". Sabcnews.com. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  3. ^ "AMBROSE DLAMINI IS PRIME MINISTER". New.observer.org.sz. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Vincent Mhlanga
Acting
Prime Minister of Eswatini
2018–present
Incumbent