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South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time

  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa's polygamous President Jacob Zuma got married for the sixth time, taking his long-time girlfriend Bongi Ngema as his newest bride and fourth current wife in a private ceremony at his rural home.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma arrives for his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba, his fifth wife, at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • Ngema, an activist and former information technology worker, is well known in South Africa and has already accompanied the president on foreign visits.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma marries his fiancee Bongi Ngema (R) at a traditional ceremony known as 'Umgcagco' at his home in Nkandla, in South Africa's KwaZulu Natal province, in this handout picture supplied by the Government Communication and Information Service, April 20, 2012.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • The ceremony raised few eyebrows in a country where polygamy is legal and an integral part of Zuma's Zulu culture.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • The two had a traditional Zulu wedding and "the bride and groom later participated in the traditional competitive celebratory dance," the presidency said in a statement.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma poses for photographs with his three wives Sizakele Khumalo (R), Nompumelelo Ntuli (L) and Thobeka Mabhija after delivering his state-of-the-nation address in parliament in Cape Town June 3, 2009.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • Zuma has 21 children, including a seven-year-old son with Ngema.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • The president is also married to Sizakele Zuma, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma and Tobeka Madiba-Zuma. They all attended the ceremony.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • His marriage to Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ended in divorce. Another wife Kate Mantsho-Zuma committed suicide in 2000.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • There is no official position of First Lady in South Africa.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma (L) takes part in a dance during his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba (R), his fifth wife, at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal, January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma (R) takes part in a dance during his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba, his fifth wife, at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal, January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • Tobeka Madiba (C) arrives with her bride maids during her traditional wedding to South African President Jacob Zuma at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal, January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma (L) shares a joke with a family member during his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba, his fifth wife, at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal, January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma (R) takes part in a dance during his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba, his fifth wife, at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South African President Jacob Zuma takes part in a dance during his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba, his fifth wife, at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal, January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • Tobeka Madiba arrives for her traditional wedding to South African President Jacob Zuma at the village of Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal, January 4, 2010.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • The presidency said none of the wives had a constitutional role or received any state funds.
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma marries for the 6th time