Baleka Mbete says ‘I do’

By Qhama Dayile
26 September 2016

Khomo paid lobola for 67-year-old Mbete after five years of dating.

Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete tied the knot to businessman Nape Khomo on National Heritage Day.

In a report by The Daily Dispatch, Mbete and Khomo said ‘I do’ in a traditional ceremony held at Gumatama, Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape.

Family spokesman and Mbete’s younger brother, Mphakama said, “We are very happy that these two elders have decided to take this step and join the two families of amaHlubi and Sotho people together”

He said this would make his sister very happy,

“Yes, lobola was paid but that is a family affair,” said Mphakama.

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