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Eswatini pro-democracy groups elect Gays and Lesbians leader as MultiStakeholder Forum(MSF)Deputy Chairperson.

Sunday, 18th December, 2022

NELSPRUIT:Sisandza Mavimbela,Coordinator of the Eswatini Sexual and Gender Minorities(ESGM)has been elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the pro-democracy MultiStakeholder Forum(MSF).

The MSF is a coalition of pro-democracy groups collectively fighting for democracy in the Kingdom of eSwatini.

Speaking to this Swaziland News shortly after the Elective Conference held in Nelspruit, South Africa this weekend, human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko, the MSF Chairperson said as an organization, they strive to build a new democratic dispensation in Swaziland.

“The idea is that we need to bring into the center those among the people, who are marginalized. We don’t want to talk about inclusivity and diversity, just as a slogan. We are seeking to practice what we want to achieve in our attempt to build a new society, everybody must feel comfortable,” said the MSF Chairperson.

Emmanuel Ndlangamandla, the former Executive Director of the Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organizations(CANGO) was elected as Treasurer General.

Former teachers union boss Sikelela Dlamini was elected as MSF Secretary General,his Deputy is Zodwa Mkhathazi Mkhonta, the Deputy President of the People’s United Democratic Movement(PUDEMO).

Eswatini pro-democracy groups elect Gays and Lesbians leader as MultiStakeholder Forum(MSF)Deputy Chairperson.
MSF Chairperson Thulani Maseko and his Deputy Sisandza Mavimbela.