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Concerns over Mswati’s swelling face,King’s Spokesperson says his health condition remains confidential.

Tuesday, 14th March, 2023

MBABANE:Percy Simelane,the King’s Spokesperson says he can’t comment on health issues involving the Monarch adding that his health is,and remains a confidential matter.

Mswati's has been appearing in public with an alleged ‘swelling face’,his condition seems to be worsening and doctors say he might be suffering from a liver disease.

Responding to a questionnaire from this Swaziland News on Tuesday afternoon the King’s Spokesperson reminded this journalist that patients files remain confidential.

We are not privy to his health file.His family and doctor are the ones who can comment on his health condition.In this country patient's file are confidential,”said the King’s Spokesperson.

The King addressed members of the Lutsango regiment on Saturday during the Buganu Ceremony,he appeared with a visibly swollen face.

A doctor who analyzed his recent picture told this Swaziland News that the King might be suffering from a liver related disease.

“It’s hard to know exactly but it might be a liver problem.This might also be caused by too much consumption of alcohol,”said the doctor whose name cannot be revealed for ethical reasons.

This publication had earlier reported that the King was hospitalized with COVID-19,however the police responded by hunting this journalist for allegedly publishing what was discribed as misinformation.

But on or around February 2021,the King in his Speech from the Throne confirmed that he was suffering from COVID-19.

Concerns over Mswati’s swelling face,King’s Spokesperson says his health condition remains confidential.
King Mswati.