Paying the Bride cost: the African tradition of having to pay lobola

Paying the Bride cost: the African tradition of having to pay lobola

For hundreds of years, the Nguni tribes of Southern Africa have actually practiced lobola — spending a bride cost to make certain a union between two tribes, just like the dowry’s of Western Civilization. With one exclusion — lobola is compensated in cows, and is compensated towards the bride’s family members. Continuez la lecture