List of prime ministers of Eswatini

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Prime Minister of the
Kingdom of Eswatini
Coat of arms of Eswatini.svg
Incumbent
Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini

since 29 October 2018
StyleHis Excellency
AppointerMswati III,
as King of Eswatini
Inaugural holderMakhosini Dlamini
Formation16 May 1967
DeputyPaul Dlamini
SalaryE926,370 per annum[1]
WebsiteWebsite

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Eswatini (Swazi: Ndvunankhulu) since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Eswatini in 1967, to the present day.

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

The current Prime Minister of Eswatini is Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini, since 29 October 2018.

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

List[edit]

No. Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation Monarch(s)
(Reign)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Makhosini Dlamini
(1914–1978)
No image.png 16 May 1967 31 March 1976 8 years, 320 days 1967
1972
Imbokodvo National Movement
(until 1973.)
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Sobhuza II
(1899–1982)
Independent
2 Maphevu Dlamini
(1922–1979)
No image.png 31 March 1976 25 October 1979
(died in office.)
3 years, 208 days 1978 Independent
Ben Nsibandze
(1931–)
No image.png 25 October 1979 23 November 1979 29 days Independent
3 Mabandla Dlamini
(1930–)
No image.png 23 November 1979 25 March 1983 3 years, 122 days Independent
Interregnum
4 Bhekimpi Dlamini
(1924–1999)
No image.png 25 March 1983 6 October 1986 3 years, 195 days 1983 Independent
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Mswati III
(1986–)
5 Sotsha Dlamini
(1940–2017)
No image.png 6 October 1986 12 July 1989 2 years, 279 days 1987 Independent
6 Obed Dlamini
(1937–2017)
No image.png 12 July 1989 25 October 1993 4 years, 105 days Independent
Andreas Fakudze
(19?–2013)
No image.png 25 October 1993 4 November 1993 10 days Independent
7 Jameson Mbilini Dlamini
(1921–2008)
No image.png 4 November 1993 8 May 1996 2 years, 186 days 1993 Independent
Sishayi Nxumalo
(1936–2000)
No image.png 8 May 1996 26 July 1996 79 days Independent
8 Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(1942–2018)
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini 2011.jpg 26 July 1996 29 September 2003 7 years, 65 days 1998 Independent
Paul Shabangu
(c. 1943–)
No image.png 29 September 2003 26 November 2003 58 days Independent
9 Themba Dlamini
(1950–)
No image.png 26 November 2003 18 September 2008 4 years, 297 days 2003 Independent
Bheki Dlamini No image.png 18 September 2008 23 October 2008 35 days Independent
(8) Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(1942–2018)
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini 2011.jpg 23 October 2008 5 September 2018 9 years, 317 days 2008
2013
Independent
Vincent Mhlanga No image.png 5 September 2018 29 October 2018 54 days Independent
10 Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini
(1968–)
No image.png 29 October 2018 Incumbent 54 days 2018 Independent

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