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39 Comments May 12, 2014

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Gugu Mtshali’s Wedding

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe married his long time partner Gugu Mtshali, Archbishop Thabo Makgabo presided over the service. The small ceremony was held at his home in Houghton and attended by close friends and family.

39 Comments on "Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Gugu Mtshali’s Wedding"

    Tshidi says:

    Ijoo I luv the bridges dress,simple yet classy.Luv it luv it , Luv it.

    STRAIGHT TALK says:

    MMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Candra says:

    this is lovely! when you have money you can have your dream wedding

    Miss Lee says:

    nna lenyalo la di pensioners g ale nkgatlhe,

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      Nnete ya baba!! says:

      Ah mara Miss lee y would u say somthin lyk dat #deadz with laughter!!!would have loved to see the décor but the bride luked lovely in her dress although the make up was way too much!

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      MMK says:

      You just made my day miss Lee

    Fundi says:

    Her wedding dress is pure class and age appropriate!

    Fundi says:

    What I don’t understand though is the head-thing for the reception.

    By the way Sowetan you posted better pics on the main page and the not so good (but busy ones) here at the blog.

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      Nnete ya baba!! says:

      Hai Fundi mna I thought that was something behind her not a headpiece…..I also agree Smo bloggong gona re bona metloholo fela.the journalist that administer it don’t take efforts when it come to posting pics.

    Trueteller says:

    Nothing is lovely here, where is the deco, bride/groom mates, it looks like one of politician parties than a wedding

    Kuki says:

    4 sure Zuma o a duma

    Pale says:

    I just love the dress, simple yet sophisticated. Very classy wedding

    Dark-Angel says:

    Old age, God Bless

    Charloza says:

    where is the decor??..but i love this lady :)

    Zee says:

    Nice wedd..Congrats to u both…I love ur dress makoti, hey kunjani Mr President Jzee…can we c more deco plz..cake etc haw its seems like politicians party.@Sowetan, y do you show us members of the parliament (guests) than wedding fotos? We wuld like to see izinto ezikhombisa ukuthi umshado lona. Nice couple indeed though.

    Ms Miya says:

    really guys u can be so mean u know..who sed old ppl shudnt get married but I don’t blame u mayb yo parents did a vat and set nje

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      Kuli says:

      KWEEEEEEEEEEEEE#dead# lots of bitter ppl in this blog

    Tlaki Mokotso says:

    Well done Ntate Motlanthe. You finally did the right thing. Congratulations!!

    Mmabatho says:

    nice wedding, mara makoti whats with the hand on ur hand on the chest and breast, we are showing off i see. re ka se monke hle..
    mara he will make a nca suiker pa..

    Lala says:

    Old Mutuals ……#sigh#

    Nodoli says:

    I see Zuma holding her hand. Baleka Sisi nawe Montlante beware

    Nodoli says:

    To Miss Miya : Sisi marriage years is from 19 till 30 ngesi zulu if u older than that they uyifitwa and shouldn’t wear a white dress. White dress symbolises leaving being a pure girl to being a woman. Manje ke lo she is leaving the mama era to ubugogo why egqoke kanje ?

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      Fundi says:

      Hayi Nodoli
      1. This dress is not white and is not a typical wedding gown. Check the colour again. Actually that dress is a symbol of royalty
      2. She has not covered with a veil, which symbolises purity
      3. She is not Zulu

      Let old people enjoy their money tuu. Here we discuss, applaud and criticise weddings not people’s ages because some people realize their dreams of a western wedding years after being traditionally married.

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      Miss Lee says:

      @Nodoli, you must move with the times. If I am the bride and I want to wear a pink wedding dress I will do so because it’s my day. For your information initially brides wore black dresses so a bride must wear anything they fill like wearing and why follow a trend create your own.

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      nomes says:

      yes they are bitter! what if she had been waiting for Mr Right for her entire life only to find one at her age! Hay suka, as if you will never be old one day!! the important thing is she is happy at this point in time and I fully cellebrate with her! DOnt go about telling us about your ZUlu tradition because I am sure you are not a virgin and if you are married, you were not a virgin!! Niyadika marn yhazi nge jealousy e unnecessary let alone the negative energy !!!

    Miss Lee says:

    it’s a very simple wedding hey, I guess Ntate Motlanthe just wanted to get married gore a tlogele go nna lekgwatlha, he always wers this same suit when he goes to meetings. * Just Saying* the onky different thing is the bow tie and a black nutton shirt.

    Mmalelapa says:

    Nna I am just suprised to see that the fancy, expensive tent has not been draped at all. They only put a back-drop and those chandeliers behind the main table. I take it gore Ntate Motlanthe did not want to spend his pension fund on a one day celebration, and le the fact that he still has to maintain his first wife ka R30 000 every month, must be hard on the old man.

    Tebogo says:

    Congratulations Mr deputy president

    Ndondo says:

    TJOH Some people can be so harsh and arrogant…can’t we let people live and realise their dreams as they wish. Not everybody is forced to follow what is written in the book, we are free even at 50yrs one can wear her white gown. We all deserve to be happy and it’s not the age that is suppose to stop us, unless we are dressed respectful without being too revealing or nearly naked other wise I don’t c y people like to call other people names or send nasty comments. My sister got married at 38YRS with her white gown and it wasnt even an issue most pple do det. Do wht makes you happy finish, you dont like dont do it but respect other pples decisions.

    MANK says:

    Hayi. I’v always loved dis disent couple. The dress is real class and elegent. May the good Lord bless and keep them.

    TT says:

    Hai ke Nodoli waze wawukhuluma umbhedo cc but i dnt blame u cc..u gt married wen u wer 19 wen gals yo age wer busy studying

    Miss O says:

    since Sowetan is doing celebrity “so called prominent” weddings… ke kopa go bona lenyalo la Mandoza tu!!! it looked like a good one to comment on.

    reggie says:

    nna ke ya itshegela morwedi a Manetja di comment tsa lena ai

    Sis Joy says:

    congratulations Mr deputy the fact of the matter is you wanted to do the right thing don’t even care who says what as long as you and your wife are happy

    Zimu says:

    Hayi Old Mutual wedding is not Ayoba. I agree with Nodoli. All this time Kgalema was a vat n sit vele ?

    Xourel says:

    Hi there!

    Can anyone please tell me where the lovely couple got that transparent tent from? Anybody know of a place in Gauteng or North West Province?

    Diva! says:

    There is no hurry in Mzansi. Congrats to the couple!

    Dave says:

    that’s respectful n encouraging wedding though, this it says to lot of old men out there to marry their women even if they are old coz som of men out there they didnt even paid lobola from their women in sepedi they call it “ba dio beka fela”

    Nonny says:

    Ey bathong as long as the 2 people getting married are happy, that’s all that matters. Not everybody gets the chance to get married at the age of 18yrs and still a virgin maan. If you only find your prince charming ka 50yrs, so what? Oksalayo he’s making a decent out of you and you still get to have the dream wedding you wanted. The colour of the dress ke choice ya makoti, even if she wore an orange dress you would still criticize and say she should have worn white. And by the way if you’re gonna follow tradition, white symbolizes purity (being a virgin) How many can say they got married at the age of 29 and still a virgin? Get your facts right before uhamba ujudger abanye abantu. CONGRATS TO THE COUPLE :)

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