How different African cultures prepare women for marriage

April 09, 2018 at 12:36 pm | Culture

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

April 09, 2018 at 12:36 pm | Culture

South African traditional wedding [Phot: Azekhoria Benjamin/Wiki CC]

In most African cultures, women are required to get married when they come of age.  Marriage was really emphasized on to the extent that deliberate preparations are made in advance, even as early as a girl is born.

Here are some of the ways women were prepared for marriage.

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