Swaziland plans to tax foreigners who marry their girls



Africa countries are not leaving anything to chances. it is just 3 days after Uganda introduced tax on social media now Swaziland planing  to tax foreigners who are  interested in marrying Swazi women sparking protests among foreigners living in the small Africa country.
A bill presented to Parliament provides that the subjects of King Mswati wishing to marry a citizen of another country must now pay the Ministry of the Interior a sum of 30,000 lilangeni ($2,200)approximately Ugsh8,000,000.
The text, if adopted, will formally apply to future married couples of both sexes but is primarily designed to ‘protect’ Swazi women.
The parliament is expected to approve the bill since King Mwati has uncontrolled authority over the state institutions including judiciary and legislators.
Swaziland, a small, landlocked monarchy in southern Africa, is known for its wilderness reserves and festivals showcasing traditional Swazi culture. Marking its northeastern border with Mozambique and stretching down to South Africa, the Lebombo Mountains are a backdrop for Mlawula Nature Reserve’s many hiking trails. Nearby Hlane Royal National Park is home to diverse wildlife including lions, hippos and elephants.


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