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What comes first lobola or an engagement ring? We asked 3 couples

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Nathi Mahoni and his partner did both the lobola and engagement.
Nathi Mahoni and his partner did both the lobola and engagement.
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It’s a topic that can cause as much debate as the chicken and egg situation. But the question of which came first on that age-old question can continue to rage while we sort out the issue of lobola versus engagement.

So what comes first? Lobola or the engagement ring?

It depends on how you feel about the traditional way compared to the romantic modern way that includes a ring and bended knee.

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