NATIONAL NEWS - Nothando Dube, the twelfth wife of King Mswati the third, the monarch of Eswatini (former Swaziland), has passed away.
Dube, who was known by her official title Inkhosikati LaDube, was 31 years old and succumbed after a battle with skin cancer which she was reportedly being treated for at a South African hospital.
Her passing was announced on eSwatini Broadcasting and Information Services, Lusendvo Fakudze, the traditional governor of the king’s palace, known as Eludzidzini, SABC reports.
She will be buried on Sunday.
Dube is the second wife of the king to pass away.