Bond strengthened by spirit of sharing and connecting

Bond strengthened by spirit of sharing and connecting


EASTERN Cape engineer Kevin Kwinana paid lobola for their designer wife, Thabo Makhetha, and though they truly became pleased with their tradition through the procedure, Thabo points down that in lots of other communities the component of greed has altered this is of lobola.

“We’ve been blessed with wonderful families which may have made us excited to start this brand new chapter of our everyday lives. We don’t think the custom that is traditional outdated at all, but instead gets mistreated,” Thabo said.

“In numerous communities, the greater the woman is educated, the greater amount of the husband that is prospective expected to spend.

“In numerous situations, this is the guy whom will pay the bride-price (he could be not often yet financially able – based on various circumstances). We see this since unfair!

“With Basotho the amount of cattle is fixed. Therefore it’s 20 per bride non-negotiable, nonetheless Xhosa folks have a settlement procedure they undergo. Read more