The people and the culture of the Swazi people
Photos of of old: The King of Swaziland - King Sobhuza II
Photograph of King Sobhuza II's grandmother, Labotsibeni
Paramount Chief Sobhuza and British Resident Commissioner at incwala, Lobamba
1981, Diamond Jubilee. His Majesty King Sobhuza II, at Somhlolo National Stadium.
Swazi warrior with knobkerrie
Traditional regalia of the Amangwane tribe inculdes spears and fighting sticks. 1948.
A TYPE OF DRESS WORN BY THE ROYAL EXECUTIONER
King Sobhuza ll (1899-1982)
Swazi warriors at incwala
Incwala Ceremony, Ludzidzini Royal Kraal, Lobamba
A Swazi warrior making war decorations. Hides are treated and worked into shape as braid, which they wear cross-wise around the waist
Swazi warriors at Ncwala
Dancing on Independence Day
Butimba is the main royal hunt that used to be performed by Kings and Chiefs in the old days. It is rare today, but may still be performed at Hlane Royal Wildlife Sanctuary.
Mother and Child, Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland