Cat­tle im­pres­sive – Sime­lane

Sunday Observer - - NEWS -

Zachariah Sime­lane, the un­cle to the bride was very im­pressed by the lobola cat­tle that Prime Min­is­ter Dr Sibu­siso Dlamini pre­sented to his fam­ily.

Sime­lane to­gether with other fam­ily mem­bers were very ex­cited when the Dlamini fam­ily showed them cat­tle brought as bride price. The cat­tle were brought in, in two trucks and they seemed big and healthy. Women ul­u­lated when Vi­lakati showed them cat­tle, singing praises.

Lobola

As per the Swazi cus­tom, the Sime­lane fam­ily in turn pre­sented the Dlamini fam­ily with one herd known as Inhlabisa bayeni, which is meant to be eaten by the groom’s fam­ily dur­ing the lobola week­end.

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