King Sobhuza II (1899-1982)

King Sobhuza II was the first ruler of independent Eswatini (formerly Swaziland). He was born on July 22, 1899, at Zombodze in the British protectorate of Swaziland. His parents were Inkhosikati Lomawa Ndwandwe and King Ngwane V. He was given the name Nkhotfotjni. On September … Read MoreKing Sobhuza II (1899-1982)

Charles Joseph Nelson (1921-2011)

Ambassador Charles Joseph Nelson was born in 1921 and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan.  He was a 1942 graduate of Lincoln University, a historically black college in Pennsylvania where his field of study was Public Administration and Political Science. Upon graduation, Nelson was drafted into … Read MoreCharles Joseph Nelson (1921-2011)