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Pro-democracy Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule visits tortured Students President Colani Maseko.

Sunday, 29th May, 2022

MBABANE:Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule, one of the religious leaders leading the calls for democratic reforms visited tortured Students Union President Colani Maseko on Sunday.

Nkambule, the son of the late progressive High Court Judge Kenneth Nkambule was among the members of the public and high profile people that include leaders of the various political parties who provided support to the Students Union leader.

Reached for comments,Colani Maseko, the Students Union President said he was humbled to be visited by the Bishop who prayed with him.

“It was a great pleasure to be visited by the Bishop, we even prayed together. He met my family and stated that I no longer  belong to them but to the oppressed people of Swaziland,”said the Students President.

Speaking to this Swaziland News, Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule said his meeting with the Students Union President enabled him to get first hand information about his situation.

“What I learned from Maseko was that after the torture by the police and soldiers, the Students President did not change his political beliefs. He is recovering well, more stronger and resolute”, said the Bishop.

Lieutenant Tengetile Khumalo, the Army Spokesperson who promised to share a comment two weeks ago had not responded at the time of compiling this report.

On another note, the Students President critical of King Mswati’s regime was abducted by soldiers about two weeks ago and subsequently tortured at a river next to Engabezweni Palace.




Pro-democracy Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule visits tortured Students President Colani Maseko.
Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule and Students President Colani Maseko.