Although we say that there is no hurry in Africa, what we might have forgotten to say is that it isn’t cool getting married to an old man the age of your grandmother, if not your mum .
As we all say,Love is blind and beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.They also say that age ain’t nothing but a number.
In the African culture,its very rare to find a man marrying a lady that is older but its now happening.
Musician Bahati received negative publicity after photos of his wife looking way older than him emerged. Kenyans from different quotas could not hold their horses as they pounced on the ”10 Over 10” crooner with all manners of insults after he posted photos of his wife Diana Murua, looking more like his ‘mother’.
Pastor Pius Muiru of Maximum Miracle centre has a wife who is older than him and the two have spent 20+ years together.And 20+ years on, Pius still considers his wife as the Proverbs 31 wife. He describes her as the woman who has fulfilled Proverbs 18:22 in his life meaning that he has received favour from the Lord after finding a good wife.
He says that she is the immaculate example of womanhood as she is hardworking, graceful and is selflessly dedicated to caring for her entire family. This kind of woman is more precious than jewels.
Nyota Ndogo is married to Danish husband, Henning Nielsen who is 18 years older than her. The two met in a cyber cafe in Washington DC after Nyota Ndogo’s live performance.
Emmy Kosgei is a Kenyan musician Married to a wealthy Nigerian televangelist Anselm Madubuko who is aged 59 (approximately 22 years older than Emmy Kosgei.
Debrah Sanaipei and Michael Okwiri were to get married after calling off their wedding in the last minutes.It is still unknown if they ever tied the knot eventually.
Kambua and her husband Mathu wedded at the Windsor Golf Hotel and Country club and 6 years on the couple is still going strong. Since their wedding, Kambua has admitted that the strength of her man has helped her in her ministry and career and also strengthened her in her personal life.
Kenyan celebrities married to old women and in turn left us scratching our heads trying to connect the tiny dots in the fantasy world of Old-Young true love affair.