April 2, 2015

Photos: Dirk Nowitzki weds and dances to Mugiithi in Kenya

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By Antony Karanja

We ran a story on Jambonewspot.com  a few weeks ago reporting that Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki had a traditional wedding Ceremony in Kenya.

Several sources denied it and the Dallas Mavericks denied it as well.  They should have realised that something was cooking with Dirk because his twitter and Facebook posts went silent during that period.

Now you can view some photos to prove that there was some ceremony geared towards their union taking place. It was a traditional kikuyu wedding ceremony commonly referred to as Ngurario.

The short version of the Kikuyu wedding, that is meant to announce to the community that the daughter is engaged, provided relatives from both sides with an opportunity to get to know each other and conclude ruracio (dowry payments) discussions.

When a couple goes through the ruracio phase, their wedding is officially recognized by customary laws.

There was plenty of fun and and plenty to eat and drink. The bride, Jessica was wearing a traditional Kikuyu garment and Dirk was in a dark brown traditional outfit with orange hues. Jessica was also presented with a kiondo by elederly kikuyu women. She had to demonstrate how she would go to the market and shop for her husband.

The NBA Star and Jessica Olsson held the ceremony over the July15th  weekend.  Jessica is born of a Kenyan mother and a Swedish father.

Later the couple together with the guests danced to mugithi tunes. Jessica is born of a Kenyan mother and a Swedish father who both live in Sweden. Her two brothers, Martin and Marcus Olsson play professional football in the English Premier League. She is the associate director of the Goss-Michael Foundation art gallery based in Dallas, Texas.

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13 Responses to “Photos: Dirk Nowitzki weds and dances to Mugiithi in Kenya”
  1. Kirimi says:

    Haiya…I am sorry I had doubted you earlier. Maximum respects Jambonewspot. You definitely were right on. Kudos people!

  2. American women don’t have to prove they know how to shop.  It’s in their blood!

  3. Anus says:

    Dirk is a disgusting race traitor enjoy your 70iq baby chimps Dirk

  4. Jamesz282 says:

    Anus stop sleeping with your mother you bumb %$^&**(*$#@%^&* You hate your life you bumb &^&^%$# guy lover

  5. Jamesz282 says:

    Please do everybody a favor n hang ur self today. If u can read u ( b.u.m.b &^%$#@EmpressEricka:disqus guy lover)

  6. She is absolutely gorgeous! I still don’t know if this story is true or not, but either way, Dirk, you have a lovely (future?) bride!

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