Dad Ecstatic When Lobola Is Paid With Real Cows, Video of His Reaction Has SA Applauding Future Son-in-Law

Dad Ecstatic When Lobola Is Paid With Real Cows, Video of His Reaction Has SA Applauding Future Son-in-Law

  • One man showed his father-in-law's reaction to being brought live cattle for his daughter's hand in marriage
  • In the video, the entire family erupted in dance and celebration after seeing that they would be getting lobola the original way
  • People were completely touched by the video and congratulated the man on his accomplishment

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One guy had lobola negotiations and he paid it the traditional way. Lobola is a long-standing practice in African cultures.

Man surprises in laws with cows for lobola
A man showed up at his in-laws' with cattle as lobola payment. Image: Design Pics/cecilie_arcurs
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The man showed that he decided to settle lobola using cattle as was done originally. His future father-in-law appreciated the effort and made it known.

Proud dad celebrates receiving a daughter's bae paying lobola

A man on Twitter @WonderMahlobo shared a video of his future father-in-law ululating and dancing after being gifted cattle as lobola. The husband-to-be shared the video detailing that real cows were a surprise for her in-laws.

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Netizens congratulated the man on having successful lobola negotiations. Lobola (dowry) is a practice where a man thanks the family who raised his wife. Peeps also commented on how heartwarming the father's reaction was.

@Tandiles1 commented:

"Congratulations I'm so happy for you."

@LuyaBrownie commented:

"Kudos my G. You did well."

@SimkaLiya commented:

"So proud of you mngani wami. Seeing her dad happy like that."

@skandi_kid commented:

"Wow bro, this joy alone nje, it’ll bring you blessings upon blessings."

@mshengulala commented:

"Congratulations bafo."

@Thuto_Bubbles commented:

"This is beautiful to see."

@wandile0790 commented:

"Okay, this gotta be the best thing that ever happened yesterday. The joy from her dad."

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Briefly News previously reported that a Twitter post had netizens falling in love. Men could not get enough of one lady and showered her with compliments.

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The lady's picture caused a stir on Twitter. Peeps said they would settle her lobola no matter how high.

@amoh_mayii on Twitter inspired South African men to ask for her hand in marriage. Some online users were eager to make proposals ranging in thousands of rands.

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