Tanzania politician, 73, marries a 25 year old lover

On Sunday 17th February 2019, Mr. Juma Kapuya, former parliamentarian and state minister, married his 25 year old lover, Mwajuma Mwiniko.


The ceremony was held in line with muslim custom, and it was in a low-key though lavish event.

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From this calculation, it shows that when Mr. Juma’s bride was born, he was already 48 years old and a member of the National Executive Council of the then governing Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party.

Mr. Juma Kapuya is not alone in this race, as we have seen Kenya’s own Francis Atwoli marry a youthful news anchor Mary Kilobi.

Also Uasin Gishu businessman Jackson Kibor, 84, divorced his wife of 51 years in controversial circumstances and went on to express his desire to remarry.

This wedding elicited a number of reaction from Tanzanians:



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