The government of eSwatini has responded angrily to fake news which suggested that King Mswati III had ordered that all men should marry at least two wives by June or face jail.
The story that was published on Monday was carried by the Zambian Observer and was also picked up by several other online publications. It suggested that the government would sponsor marriage ceremonies and offer houses to men who entered into polygamous marriages.
Read the Government’s full text below.
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