Among the things looked out for were the background of the both families, whether the family is known to posses any life-threatening disease(s) like leprosy, asthmas, whooping coughs, madness, etc.
Usually, in Africa, the search for soul mates is never an easy task considering that the economies of African countries are in shambles and exertions of more efforts are necessary if one is to legally marry.
One's mate can be sourced from anyone but in my own observation, no one deliberately goes into the street to look for a wife or husband, though it may be argued that in the world of today, we are inclined to electronically log on to dating sites, browse for potential partners who may meet our targets.
With persistent chats and phone calls this candidate can eventually become our life time partner.
This now occurs against the once old time practice of Africans who discreetly conducts traditional searches on future partners of their wards and children, this is made possible by the communal social belief that a child belongs to all as against the western belief that child is his parents.
Ethiopia Singles In Africa, the search for soul mates is never an easy task considering that the economies of African countries are in shambles and exertions are difficult to legally marry.
Ethiopian and African women from worldwide seek men for dating and marriage.
By: Emeka Esogbue Getting married may be described as the happiest moment in the life of anyone living being, though some may want to equate this with the birth of the first babies of their life, or even believe the birth of their first babies the height of their happiness in life.
However, marriage by far signals manhood and womanhood, and responsibility and ability to manage one's affairs without external influences, which may become minimal.
This can spell doom for the marriage if not well managed, our orientation in this part of the world is your prior refusal to inform means you have decided not to carry me along and have therefore considered my presence not necessary.
A lot of benefits may accrue to anyone who goes about it the right way, for instance, the society of the Yoruba helpfully encourages relatives to make contributions towards the successful hosting of marriages, in other words, a marriage is considered a communal rite which requires the efforts of all the members of the family.
It is therefore not surprising to see Yoruba families arriving marriage scenes with foods and drinks in assistance of one of their own.