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Spending the Bride cost: the African tradition of spending lobola

For years and years, the Nguni tribes of Southern Africa have actually practiced lobola — spending a bride price to make sure a union between two tribes, just like the dowry’s of Western Civilization. With one exception — lobola is compensated in cows, and it is compensated to your bride’s family members. Historically, this enabled [...]