Sotsha Dlamini

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Sotsha Dlamini
5th Prime Minister of Swaziland
In office
6 October 1986 – 12 July 1989
MonarchMswati III
Preceded byBhekimpi Dlamini
Succeeded byObed Dlamini
Personal details
Born
Sotsha Ernest Dlamini

(1940-05-27)27 May 1940
Mankayane, Swaziland
Died7 February 2017(2017-02-07) (aged 76)
Mankayane, Swaziland

Prince Sotsha Ernest Dlamini (27 May 1940 – 7 February 2017) was Prime Minister of Swaziland from 6 October 1986 to 12 July 1989.[1] He was born in Mankayane.[2] Dlamini died on 7 February 2017, aged 76.[3]

Biography[edit]

Sotsha Dlamini was born in Mankayane. He became prime minister after being appointed by Dzeliwe of Swaziland in 1986. He replaced Bhekimpi Dlamini, who resigned in 1986. Dlamini was prime minister as tensions of apartheid increased. Dlamini died on February 7, 2017, at the age of 76; he collapsed at his home in Mankayane, Swaziland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pressure for democracy and Tinkhundla tinkerings (1986–1999)". EISA Swaziland. August 2008. Archived from the original on 7 March 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2010.
  2. ^ Who, Marguis Who's (1990). Who's Who in the World: 1991-1992 – Marguis Who's Who – Google Books. ISBN 9780837911106. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  3. ^ Ex-Prime Minister Sotsha Dlamini dies
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Swaziland
1986–1989
Succeeded by