bride price

Seven shillings is all Mr Hussein Maro asked for as pride price for his daughter in Majengo, Tana River.

| Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

Seven shillings, that’s it for bride price

What you need to know:

  • Some of the villagers, however, expressed doubts about the man's decision being genuine, even as some of his friends applauded him for his wisdom.
  • The room went silent for a moment, then his fellow elders called him to the side for him to explain his decision.

Residents of Majengo in Tana River County were left stunned after a man asked for only seven shillings as bride price for his daughter. 


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