What is lobola( money) used for in this modern age?

Lobola, which traditionally paid with cattle in the African cultures, it is still relevant even today as it plays a significant role in our African tradition. However, it has over the years increased to exorbitant amounts, which tightly linked with education, success of a woman and again with the suitability of a partner especially in terms of price.

Dr Sindi Van Zyl chats to Cultural Expert, Nomagugu Ngobese and Kabelo Chabalala who wrote an article about “Lobola being used as payback” check.