By staff writer
Uganda’s former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s niece, Rwakairu Brigitte, is going to get married to South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa’s son, togther with his family, they landed some minutes back at Entebbe International airport before the media who were waiting in the VIP Lounge.
According to a source in knowledge of the developments and preparations, the marriage ceremony will take place in weekend in South Africa.
“Andile Ramaphosa representatives will meet Andile’s fiancee’s family for discussions on Saturday. Andile will officially be introduced by his fiancee Bridget to her family,” the source said.
“The ceremony known as ‘okushaba’ will take place at a residence in Kololo, a posh suburb in Kampala. The traditional function involves negotiations of marriage between the two families and it will be fully honoured with the payment of bride wealth. The bride wealth is usually heads of cattle,”
Brigitte Rwakairu is a daughter to former Premier Mbabazi’s late brother. Mr Mbabazi took over the raising of the girl after her father’s death.
South Africa’s President has two known sons, Andile and Tumelo Ramaphosa.