See more about Brides, Veils and South African Weddings. Traditional Marrying Dresses. Modern African Traditional Wedding Dresses – African propaganda is circulars of and from Africa and includes articulated data (or “orature”, in the balance coined beside technique of Ugandan aesthete Pio Zirimu).
Marriage is the only known incubator for the raising of balanced socially functional children. It is a civilized union of man and woman. The ideal set up for a child to be raised in to full functionality in the African context as a contributor to civilization. It is the institutionalization of complementary relationship between male and female energies, enshrining in the child sentiments and values from both sexes. This is the formula which is secured with marriage. Extended family systems sits in this equation by sharing responsibilities and enshrining balance. Even if a woman is unable to contribute by having her own biological children her role as a mother is expressed in a communal set up. And hence why the Pan-African proverb of it takes a village to raise a child. Parenting is communal, and the harmony of male and female energies are critical in enshrining balanced humans.
It was all about red, green, black and a splash of colour at this year’s opening of Parliament. Members of Parliament (MPs) were dressed to the nines. Fatoumatta Kijera, a beautiful model from Gambia, comes out in pure royalty Gambian fashion, with beautiful hints of ancient Egyptian style (in my view). Perfect for a modern day Cleopatra. Pure royalty.
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