The Bling Bling Lifestyle of Swazi Royalty

A watch worth U.S.$1.6 million, suits and shoes beaded with diamonds, private jets worth tens of millions of U.S.dollars, fleets of top-of-the-range BMWs, these are examples of the King's lavish lifestyle in a country where seven in ten of his 1.1 million subjects live in abject poverty.



  • Swaziland:  Swazi Royals Spend, Spend, Spend

    Swazi Media, 3 May 2018

    King Mswati the absolute monarch of impoverished Swaziland wore a watch worth US$1.6 million and a suit beaded with diamonds to his 50th birthday party. Read more »

King Mswati III

  • Swaziland:  King Wears Watch Worth U.S.$1.6-Million

    Swazi Media, 30 April 2018

    King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of impoverished Swaziland, wore a watch worth US$1.6 million to his 50th birthday party. This was in addition to a suit beaded with diamonds… Read more »

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