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How to be a makoti in a polygamist marriage (with Uthando Nesthembu's MaKhumalo)

Polygamy is a popular type of marriage in the African community. Many wives across the country are currently in this type of marriage even though it is often deemed taboo or unusual.
In this final episode of Makoti Unveiled Season 1, Siya Tsewu speaks to Uthando Nesthembu's Thobile Mseleku -- also known as Makhumlo -- on what it means to be a wife in a polygamist marriage.

Marrying into a different race or culture | Two wives share their experience

With multiple cultures and 11 official languages, it is not uncommon for South Africans to marry into different races or cultures.
Assimilating into the different practices, however, can be a daunting experience for many. Siya Tsewu speaks to two women — one married to a white man and the other to a Zulu man — about their experiences and what they have learned.

Husbands on the role of uMakoti in the family (with Musa Mseleku and Pastor Lwazi Dekeda) - Part 1

The role of uMakoti in the family can be a contentious one as African tradition and modernity collide. In previous episodes, we spoke to Okoti from all walks of life who told us about their experiences. In this episode, we bring in the husbands.
Host, Siya Tsewu speaks to popular traditionalist and polygamist Musa Mseleku and Pastor Lwazi Dekeda about what they believe the role of uMakoti is and how they treat their own wives in this context.
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