List of Prime Ministers of Swaziland

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Prime Minister of the
Kingdom of Swaziland
Coat of arms of Swaziland.svg
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini 2011.jpg
Incumbent
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini

since 23 October 2008
Appointer Mswati III,
as King of Swaziland
Inaugural holder Makhosini Dlamini
Formation 16 May 1967
Coat of arms of Swaziland.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Swaziland

This is a list of Prime Ministers 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.

The current Prime Minister of Swaziland is Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, since 23 October 2008.

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Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

Prime Ministers of Swaziland[edit]

Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Election Political affiliation Monarch(s)
(Reign)
Took office Left office
1 Makhosini Dlamini
(1914–1978)
No image.png 16 May 1967 31 March 1976 1967, 1972 Imbokodvo National Movement
(until 1973.)
Sobhuza II.jpg
Sobhuza II
(1899–1982)
Independent
2 Maphevu Dlamini
(1922–1979)
No image.png 31 March 1976 25 October 1979
(died in office.)
1978 Independent
Ben Nsibandze
(1931–)
No image.png 25 October 1979 23 November 1979 Independent
3 Mabandla Dlamini
(1930–)
No image.png 23 November 1979 25 March 1983 Independent
Interregnum
4 Bhekimpi Dlamini
(1924–1999)
No image.png 25 March 1983 6 October 1986 1983 Independent
King Mswati III 2014.jpg
Mswati III
(1986–)
5 Sotsha Dlamini
(1940–2017)
No image.png 6 October 1986 12 July 1989 1987 Independent
6 Obed Dlamini
(1937–2017)
No image.png 12 July 1989 25 October 1993 Independent
Andreas Fakudze
No image.png 25 October 1993 4 November 1993 Independent
7 Jameson Mbilini Dlamini
(1921–2008)
No image.png 4 November 1993 8 May 1996 1993 Independent
Sishayi Nxumalo
(1936–2000)
No image.png 8 May 1996 26 July 1996 Independent
8 Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(1942–)
No image.png 26 July 1996 29 September 2003 1998 Independent
Paul Shabangu
(c. 1943–)
No image.png 29 September 2003 26 November 2003 Independent
9 Themba Dlamini
(1950–)
No image.png 26 November 2003 18 September 2008 2003 Independent
Bheki Dlamini
No image.png 18 September 2008 23 October 2008 Independent
(8) Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(1942–)
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini 2011.jpg 23 October 2008 Incumbent 2008, 2013 Independent

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