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Betty Sibongile Dlamini

prince and prime minister of Swaziland, was born in 1914 at Nkhungwini area in the Shiselweni region of Swaziland. A great-grandson of King Sobhuza I, he was the son of Prince Majozi Ndzabankhulu Dlamini. Makhosini Dlamini received his primary education at Bulunga Mission and graduated from Matsapha Swazi National High School. He obtained his teaching qualification from Umphulo Training Institute in Natal and served as a teacher between 1939 and 1949 in schools including Bethel Mission School, Franson Memorial Bible School, Lobamba National School, and Matsapha Swazi National High School. In some of these schools he served as head teacher and he was a pioneer and founder member of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT). In 1943 he was elected secretary general of SNAT. As a teacher he loved singing and conducting choirs.

In 1949 he left teaching and served as a development officer in the Shiselweni region ...


Sara Busdiecker

heir to the title of Afro-Bolivian king, was born on 30 July 1994 in Mururata in the Nor Yungas Province of the department of La Paz, Bolivia. He is the nephew of King Julio Pinedo, but was raised as the son of Julio Pinedo and his wife, Angélica Larrea, who had no children of their own. As such, he is the presumed successor to the crown according to local tradition that traces the presence of an Afro-Bolivian king back several generations to an African prince from Congo or Senegal who was enslaved in Bolivia during the colonial period.

Rolando was raised in the rural town of Mururata where his parents owned a small store and worked the family land Their soil like that of most residents of this community was dedicated to the cultivation of traditional use coca coffee and citrus fruits Rolando helped his parents run their store and ...