List of prime ministers of Eswatini

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Prime Minister of the
Kingdom of Eswatini
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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
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Eswatini

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 of officeholders[edit]

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

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