Tagged: zimbabwe marriage

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,...

Family Abandons Burial Over Lobola; Yes Our People Do This

Family Abandons Burial Over Lobola; Yes Our People Do This

A Gwanda family made a horrible situation even more tragic when they abandoned the burial of their daughter over demands of $2,000 in lobola fees. According to The Chronicle, the government rag in Bulawayo, Mr Winter...

Bulawayo Wedding Cancelled After Groom-To-Be Beds Stripper

Bulawayo Wedding Cancelled After Groom-To-Be Beds Stripper

A bride simply refused to pitch u for her wedding after she discovered that her husband-to-be had slept with a stripper at  his bachelor’s party. Chinedu Okpeh, a Bulawayo businessman, was meant to tie...

Nigerian Man Marries 2 Women In 4 Days

Nigerian Man Marries 2 Women In 4 Days

In a really bizarre case, a Nigerian man has married two women in four days in Zimbabwe. The man was initially deported as George Asinayo in 1998 and then sneaked back into the country...

Of Marriage of Convenience And Biometric Marriage Certificate

Of Marriage of Convenience And Biometric Marriage Certificate

The recent regulations pertaining to Zimbabwe’s biometric marriage certificate come as no surprise at all. Zimbabwean authorities have for the longest time been wary of foreigners engaging in marriage fraud. Our brothers from Nigeria...

Lobola Revisted

Lobola Revisted

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Of PM Tsvangirai And That $36,000 Lobola

Of PM Tsvangirai And That $36,000 Lobola

So the Prime Minister has gotten himself a new wife according to reports in the main dailies in the Zimbabwe. PM Tsvangirai has recently paid $36,000 for Harare businesswoman Locadiah Tembo (or Karimatsenga depending...

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...

Is Marriage Dead ?

Is Marriage Dead ?

Those that have time to waste keeping up with American celebrity news already know that Kim Khardasian the girl who is famous for being famous, recently filed for divorce. Kim ended the misery of...

Zimbabwe’s Case Of The Maid And The Husband

Zimbabwe’s Case Of The Maid And The Husband

There is this couple in Harare; he a chemical engineer, she a dentist; they have two lovely children and a dog. The dentist wife sometimes works late shifts at Parirenyatwa Hospital. He without fail,...

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...