Eswatini, Prime Minister, Ambrose Dlamini died due to Covid-19 yesterday afternoon in the neighboring South African hospital.
The Prime Minister of Africa’s last absolute monarchy was 52 years old and he was tested positive for COVID-19 four weeks ago.
Dlamini was appointed prime minister in November 2018, following his position as the chief executive officer of telecoms company MTN Eswatini. He had worked in the banking industry for more than 18 years, including as the managing director of Eswatini Nedbank Limited.
Formerly known as Swaziland, the kingdom of Eswatini has reported over 6,700 coronavirus cases and 127 deaths among its population of 1.2 million people.