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Culture and history

Marriage rite among the Bimoba people

Marriage is one of the passages of life celebrated among the Bimoba people since it is recognized as one most important rite in one’s life. The role of marriage among the Bimoba people cannot be underestimated. Unmarried adults are not given full recognition in the society for reasons tied to cultural norms,  social values and traditions. Getting married gives people social prestige and reverence in the community. Marriage in the Bimoba society cements togetherness and plays the role of bringing two families or clans together in union. In respect of this, there are different forms of marriage arrangements including;

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Culture and history

A brief historical narration of the British Moba (Bimoba) people and their culture.

According to research findings by J.J Meij and others in 2007, the exact origin of Bimobas is not well defined. However, all sources and oral history stated that they originated from east and west Africa, particularly from Burkina Faso towards the end of Shilluk reign, 1500 AD in the 16th century. Up to now, there is no precise and actual time when this happened.