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Man Marries His Mother-In-Law as Second Wife after 7 Years of Secret Affair, Claims ‘I am My Own Father-In-Law’

A Zvishavane man Vashko Sande has shocked people after marrying his own mother in-law as a second wife whom he dated secretly for 7 years, says he is his own father-in-law. Vashko Sande did the unthinkable when he fell in love with his mother-in-law, betraying his wife’s trust. He reportedly became wild and abusive after finding new love and even elders failed to “discipline” him as he defied social norms and married the woman as his second wife. The wife, Vimbai Magora, failed to come to terms with her husband’s abusive behaviour forcing her to seek help from the long arm of the law. Magora in her application for a peace order said: “We got married in 2008 and since 2011 my husband became hostile as he had fallen in love with my mother. “He started beating and insulting me, threatening to chase me and my four children out of our matrimonial home.” She further revealed that even family elders failed to resolve their problem as he never listened to their advice, but continu

Olabisi Ajala, the Traveller: Of Fame and Penury

In a moment of psychological terror, anguish and angst, Sophocles, at a point of deep exasperation, in Oedipus Rex, said: “call no man happy, until he is dead!” Life did terrible things to Oedipus. He had unknowingly murdered his father and married his mother. Chance rules our lives and the future, certainly, is all unknown. In the Yoruba, there is the aphorism, “Alejo l’owo” (“Money is a stranger”), hence if it enters your hand, take good care of it, like a lady fresh at puberty. Moshood Adisa Olabisi Ajala, popularly known as ‘Ajala the traveller’ in his prime, sought to capture the world but was eventually consumed by his passion. He was born in 1934 in Ghana, into a Nigerian polygamous home of 30 children and four wives. He was the 25th child of his father, who relocated back to Nigeria when Olabisi was an infant. He had his secondary education at the Baptist Academy, Lagos and the Ibadan Boys High School, Ibadan. In 1952, at the age of 18, Olabisi proceeded to America t