Inkosi Gomani V of the Maseko Ngoni wedded his long-time fiancee Rishaladza Mathebula from South Africa yesterday at Ntcheu CCAP church followed by a colourful ceremony at Nkolimbo Village ground in the district.
Officiation of the marriage, which was led by Blantyre Synod moderator Rev Masauko Mbolembole, involved several CCAP clergy from far and wide.
Both the officiation and reception were attended by several prominent government officials and delegations from South Africa and neighbouring countries dominated by the Ngoni tribe.
Among high-profile figures who attended the ceremony were First Lady Gertrude Mutharika, Vice-President Everton Chimulirenji and representatives of some development partners. Gifts in cash and kind from all and sundry include a pledge of a honeymoon to Dubai courtesy of theVice-President.