By our reporter
On Saturday, relatives of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa accompanied their son Andile Ramaphosa delivered a marriage proposal to Bridget Birungi Rwakairu, Amama Mbabazi’s niece and the dowry to be paid was settled.
Andile was accompanied by his mother Hope Ramaphosa and 11 other relatives who were hosted at Amama’s Kololo home where they delivered the marriage proposal for the 37-year-old Rwakairu.
On arrival at Mbabazi’s home in Kololo, Andile was slapped with a fine of a goat, for reportedly fathering a child out of wedlock. Ramaphosa and Bridget have been dating for ten years.
Jackie Mbabazi, the wife to the former prime minister was seen giving a warm hug to her son in-law.
Also at the event was South African High Commissioner in Uganda and city businessman Charles Mbire.
Andile is a finance and capital markets professional, currently working as the head of strategy in the Executive team of Macquire Bank South Africa. According to him, this was not the first time he was visiting Uganda.