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EAC integration: Tanzanian artiste Ali Kiba weds Kenyan girlfriend

Ali Kiba

Tanzanian Bongo flava star Ali kiba has today morning (April 19) married his Kenyan fiancee Amina Khalef Rikesh in an invite-only ceremony in Mombasa.

The ceremony, known as Nikkah where a man goes to the mosque to say I do, was conducted at Masjid Ummul Kulthum Mosque.

Ali kiba was accompanied by his younger brother Abdu Kiba, his best man. The Cinderella musician was dressed in a black gown, a turban and a dagger – a custom for Swahili weddings

The wedding was conducted early morning to avoid “gate crashers”. Journalists were barred from covering the event.

Ali Kiba

Amina Rikesh, Ali Kiba’s wife

Ali kiba then proceeded to the house of Governor Joho’s brother, Abubakar Joho, house in Kizingo for a meal after the wedding. The reception will held at Joho’s mansion later today.

In the evening, the bride will ‘walk down the aisle’ at Diamond Jubilee hall in Kongowea in a women-only event as per Swahili traditions.

Ali kiba and Amina have reportedly been dating since 2016.

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