MBABANE:King Mswati’s Interpreter Sihle Dlamini has falsely declared the country as a first world.
In a video of a sermon, the King’s Interpreter who is also a pastor at Jesus Calls Worship Center (JCWC) declared the country as a first world merely after the opening of the Oshoek border to operate for 24 hours.
“Welcome to 2022, the year of the first world status, you are now in a first world country”,he said.
Thabile Mdluli, the Deputy Government Spokesperson had not responded to our questionnaire at the time of compiling this report.
Reached for comments,Pius Vilakati, the Spokesperson of the Communist Party Of Swaziland (CPS ) said poverty in Swaziland had deepened and broadened , over 300 000 people were in need of an urgent food aid.
“Swazis have been forced to go to neighboring countries in pursuit of a better life. Claiming that Swaziland is now in ‘first world’ is a gross insult to the majority poor of our country", said the CPS Spokesperson.
Eswatini, a tiny Kingdom situated in Southern Africa has about 70% of the population living below the poverty line. Billionaire King Mswati had promised the Nation through the state controlled media that the country would be a first world by 2022.
Sibongile Mazibuko, the President of the Ngwane National Liberatory Congress (NNLC) described the statement of the King’s Interpreter as blasphemous.
"Sihle is obviously a hypocrite who has benefited from looting ,a false pastor who has no fear for the Almighty hence very blasphemous ,he tries to cover for the King whose vision 2022 only benefited the royal family and bootlickers and psychopaths like him.He is only inviting peoples anger and God's wrath", she said.
King’s interpreter Sihle Dlamini.