Controversy surrounds makotis in training – but boot camp founder defends teaching ‘wifely duties’

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The Makoti Bootcamp is run over two days and takes 10-15 women.
The Makoti Bootcamp is run over two days and takes 10-15 women.
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She didn’t know what she was getting into when she got married. The expectations, the cooking, the traditional beer she didn’t know how to make and the constant need to be the perfect makoti.

Londiwe Shezi was 26 when she got married and she was ill-prepared, the 31-year-old says. Three years later she got divorced.

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