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

Ndebele Village, Mpumalanga, South Africa [Photo: South African Tourism/Flickr]

Ndebele’s Bride Seclusion 

Just like in Uganda, the Ndebele community of Southern Africa would teach the girls everything they need to know about marriages. Only, for them, the lessons are conducted weeks before the wedding, with the bride hidden away in a practice referred to as Bukhazi.

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