Swazis are not allowed to vote for a President or a Prime Minister in this tiny Kingdom of eSwatini, only Members of Parliament(MPs) are elected and forced to pay allegiance to King Mswati. As a result, MPs Bacede Mabuza and Mthandeni Dube who demanded democracy on behalf of the people were arrested and subsequently denied bail by the justice system, their arrest came after an order from King Mswati.
Lomahasha MP urges citizens to persuade their Parliament representatives to support a motion to oust
Ndumiso Masimula, the Lomahasha Member of Parliament (MP) has urged emaSwati to encourage their MPs in their various Tinkhundla Centres to vote for the amendment of the Constitution in Parliament. Speaking here at Lomahasha during the funeral of Mcolisi ‘Sigubhu’ Nyoni, one of the two residents who were gunned down by a police officer for criticising King Mswati, the MP said change was near and they only needed a majority vote in Parliament in order to amend the Constitution.