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MBABANE, SWAZILAND - APRIL 25: Swaziland new King Mswati III, who succeeded his father King Sobhuza II, who died in 1982 at the age of 82, watches the crowd during his coronation 25 April 1986 at the age of eighteen at Somhlolo National Stadium in Mbabane. Africa's last absolute monarch, King Mswati III was welcomed by some 50,000 Swazis in the stadium and another 50,000 people, out of the total population of 700,000 surrounded the stadium. The King wearing a crown of red and white feathers and a leopard-skin loincloth, pledged to foster friendship between his kingdom and the rest of the world. At King's right Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda. AFP PHOTO WALTER DHLADHLA (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE & GIDEON MENDEL/AFP via Getty Images)

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