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The African Dowry

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A man of limited means, he’s proud of his boys beginning school.
He intends to marry his live-in girlfriend of years.

Intrigued, I prodded him – If not earlier, why now?
Money! – he exclaimed.

He is financially sound now. He will marry the mother of his boys, finally.
He is, now, capable of paying the Lobola.

Written by Sangfroid

August 4, 2010 at 11:14 pm

Posted in iWrite

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  1. Hope you are carrying enough moolah there! Lol!

    notmanish

    August 6, 2010 at 4:15 pm

  2. interesting… never knew of this anti-dowry concept 🙂

    Kunal

    August 10, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    • I was unaware too, bro. The world is full of surprises 🙂

      Sangfroid

      August 10, 2010 at 7:31 pm


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