Socrates Mbamalu

About the Author Socrates Mbamalu

Socrates Mbamalu was born in Nigeria and grew up in Kenya. His works have appeared in Waza Africa, Saraba Magazine, Deyu African, Kalahari Review, African Writer, Sankofa Mag, Jalada and adda. He is a 2016 Saraba Nonfiction Manuscript prize awardee. His Saraba nonfiction manuscript The Kenyan Boy is due for publication as an Ebook next year. He can be found on Twitter as @linsoc .

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King Mswati III prefers a ban on divorce in Swaziland

King Mswati III, Swaziland’s King and Head of the Swazi Royal Family, has echoed strong sentiments against divorce. The King revealed his anti-divorce beliefs during an Easter meeting with local pastors at his Engabezweni Royal Residence. There are concerns that if tabled, the King’s anti-divorce views could become law, and women would be greatly affected if divorce is banned.