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Tanzania: [Photos] A 75-year-old widower is looking for a woman by publishing an ad.

Written by Deckson N.

In Tanzania, a 75-year-old widower is on the front page of the media with his announcement. Despite his age, he launched an announcement in different parts of the city of Dar es Salaam, specifically in the area of Mbagala, report our colleagues of the BBC. The announcement is made in Swahili.


The widower, in the name of Athumani Mchambua, surprised more than one by announcing on the BBC that he had already interviewed four candidates to choose as his wife. But, unfortunately, Mr. Athumani Mchambua could not find the ideal candidate who could be his new wife.

None of them met all the criteria. Some had two but not all, “says Mr. Athumani Mchambua. The latter wants to reconnect after the death of his wife.

As criteria, Athumani Mchambua writes that, the one who wants to embark on the adventure must be able to work on a farm, then to be a good mother for his 11 children.

In the announcement, the widower in search of a wife, leaves his telephone number.

According to the BBC, Mchambua’s daughter, Dalia Mchambua, said she was pleased that her father had set up this process and that she would accept the “winner” as a mother.

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