Today, things have changed. There is a definite element of greed in most communities and some use lobola as a get rich quick scheme. It is suggested that Tau paid R200,000 for his former lady’s hand in marriage, and some years ago it was rumoured that Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, was asked to fork out a million rand for his then lady friend, Minnie Dlamini.
You downgrade the level of education to below lesoba la mogodu standards, to below international or even IEB standards, you remove maths almost completely because bana ba Botsang are as dom as their father in figures except money and introduce a worse than arithmetic maths literacy what what. You firstly downgrade the pass mark from 50% to 40%, then to 33.34%, now to 30% in order to push kids forward and you tick your boxes of success.