Culture July 09, 2018 at 10:49 am

To marry a woman from these African tribes, you need to wrestle to win her heart

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Farida Dawkins July 09, 2018 at 10:49 am

July 09, 2018 at 10:49 am | Culture

The Sharo Festival of the Fulani…Omenka Online

Fulani Tribe

The Fulani people inhabit West Africa and the Sahel region. They have a tradition called sharo.

Sharo occurs when two men wish to marry the same woman. In order to determine who will marry the lady, the men engage in a battle in which they have to suppress their pain.

The one who shows no signs of “weakness” wins the lady’s hand in marriage.


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