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King Sobhuza II

King Sobhuza II ruled from 1921 until his death at age 83 in 1982. Sobhuza believed in peaceful discussion and was against violence. During his rule, he had to negotiate Swaziland's independance from Britain. He managed to do that without bloodshed and Swaziland became independent on the 6th of September 1968. Sobhuza also believd in unity. In Swaziland he worked hard to make a non-racial society. He also preached unity among other African leaders. To encourage the spirit of unity, he made Swaziland a member of the United Nations, the non-aligned movement and the organisation of African unity. He established diplomatic missions in a number of African and Western countries. Sobhuza was also a believer in education, both formal and informal.

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SNTC Headquarters: Parliament Road. P O Box 100, Lobamba, Swaziland. Tel: (+268) 2416 1516, 2416 1489, 2416 1179. Fax: (+268) 2416 1875, 2416 1480. Email: info@sntc.org.sz
National Museum:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1875
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: curator@sntc.org.sz
King Sobhuza II Memorial Park:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1489
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: ksmp@sntc.org.sz
Malolotja Nature Reserve:
Tel/Fax: (+268) 2444 3241
Cell: 7660 6755
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Mantenga Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1151
2416 1178, Fax: 2416 1480
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Magadzavane Lodge
Mlawula Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Fax: 2343 5111
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz