Tagged: Lobola

Excessive Lobola Contributing To Marriage Troubles

Excessive Lobola Contributing To Marriage Troubles

Over the last few weeks in talking to different people, we have become exposed to some serious lobola/roora horror stories. For uninitiated, lobola/roora, is a traditional Zimbabwean practice is which when a marriage takes place,...

Of Lobola And Refunds

Of Lobola And Refunds

When it comes to lobola, refunds in Zimbabwe are as rare as the pangolin sightings, but once in a while there is that one woman who cannot take the nonsense and decides to pay...

Lobola Agreed For Kirsty Coventry Marriage

Lobola Agreed For Kirsty Coventry Marriage

Zimbabwe’s swimming queen Kirtsy Coventry tweeted this afternoon that lobola has been agreed for her marriage to Tyrone Seward. She said: Proud of Tyrone. Lobola has been agreed and payment starts. — Kirsty Coventry...

Family Demands 10 Beasts Before Burial Of Daughter

Family Demands 10 Beasts Before Burial Of Daughter

Two Gwanda families are at loggerheads after one of them demanded 10 beasts for their daughter who died recently from her boyfriend. The two were staying together. Under most Zimbabwean customs if a woman...

Lobola Revisted

Lobola Revisted

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How Much Would You Charge For A Marriage of Convenience?

How Much Would You Charge For A Marriage of Convenience?

I was reading an article in The Herald in which a woman was paid $10 for a marriage of convenience. She came forward and she now wants the marriage dissolved. This happened in 2006 and...

Lobola: A Ritual Gone Berserk

Lobola: A Ritual Gone Berserk

The other day I read an article that someone had been charged lobola that was in the region of USD50 000.  In my opinion such insanity signals the beginning of the end for one...

Munya film ban: Producers at fault

Munya film ban: Producers at fault

So Munya Chidzonga’s film, Lobola has been banned from local distribution due to a scene in which Munya’s character smooches the leading lady. Also cited in the Censorship Board Review is that there are...