Swaziland’s King Mswati has been betrayed by his childhood friend, Justice minister Ndumiso Mamba, who was caught sleeping with one of his young wives, Nothando Dube.
Southern African newspapers and online sources say the minister and queen were arrested last week.
The Independent Online reported that the Swazi minister, the right-hand-man of King Mswati III, resigned after a dissident group said he had an affair with the absolute monarch’s wife.
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Afrik-News said for many months, the queen would dress in an army uniform whenever the king was away and walk straight to the gate, and no one bothered to ask where this “soldier” was going.