IMPLICATIONS AND COMPLICATIONS OF BRIDE PRICE PAYMENT AMONG THE SHONA AND NDEBELE OF ZIMBABWE Tendai Mangena

  • Sambulo Ndlovu
  • Published 2013
Marriage is an institution that exists in all human societies. For most African cultures, it involves the bridegroom paying bride price to the bride’s family, what is known in Ndebele and Shona as amalobolo and roora respectively. The payment is made in ‘order to legalize the marriage’ and any marriage that does not involve the payment of the bride price… (More)