As Kensington Palace in the United Kingdom gets hyped up for the Royal wedding, Nyonyi gardens in Kampala is getting set to host a high profile dowry ceremony this Saturday, call it the Ugandan Royal wedding.
Oh well, in case you did not know, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa will be in the country on Saturday; this time, not for a state visit, but to pick one of our girls.
Nairobi news reports that he is expected to pay 100 herds of cattle, among other gifts, as bride price for Bridget Rwakairu, a niece to former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi.
37-year-old Bridget, is a daughter to the late Shadrack Rwakairu of Kabale and Peace Ruhindi, a sister to Jacquieline, Mbabazi’s wife.
She holds a post-graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Beijing University of Science and Technology.
She also holds a BSC Environmental Engineering from Beijing Jiatong University. She attended Nyakisoroza Primary School.