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South African President Marries 5th Wife While Paying Dowry For 6th Fianceé

In India, Women's Issues on January 5, 2010 at 8:26 pm

The independent has an interesting story on the history of polygamy in the context of South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, 67, taking a fifth wife 30 years his junior. Details of the wedding are here

It’s a cultural thing yes…one that is obviously intended to benefit and support the woman. But in this day and age, one has to question the practice.

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