Uganda: Mbabazi's Niece to Marry South African President's Son

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's son Andile and his bride-to-be Rwakairu Bridget.

Ms Bridget Birungi Rwakairu, a niece to former prime minister and presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi is set to walk down the aisle with Andile Ramophosa, a son to Cyril Ramaphosa - the president of South Africa.

The Mbabazi family is planning to make an official announcement today at a press conference in Kololo.

ABOUT RWAKAIRU

The 37 year old was born to the late Shadrack Rwakairu of Kabale and Ms Peace Ruhindi. Mr Mbabazi took over the raising of Rwakairu after her father's death in 1983.

She holds a post-graduate degree in Business Administration from Beijing University of Science and Technology. She also holds a BSc, Environmental Engineering from Beijing Jiatong University.

Her marriage to Ramaphosa is to be preceded by a traditional ceremony known as "Okushaba", which will be held on May 19 at Plot 10 Nyonyi Gardens Kololo (Mr Amama's residence).

The couple will be officially wed sometime this year.

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