However, many villagers reluctantly spoke of how the whole area is still living in shock at the bizarre incident. It was difficult to get information from them as some went into a deathly silence, saying that talking about the issue angered them. The few who spoke said they were happy that the two had left the village." This is strange. I have never heard of such an unholy union since I was born 67 years ago. It is dirty, embarrassing, obscene and worse than gay relationships," said Mr Sauro Moyo, a villager.It is interesting to see how another culture reacts to incest. Even the villagers have the common perception that incest is worse than homosexuality. It's too bad that they can't get married and raise a family together without being harassed. There are some good comments at the bottom of the article.
Sunday, July 19, 2009
African son impregnated mother
A woman from Zimbabwe named Betty Mbereko and her son Farai fell in love and have been a couple for several years. The woman's husband died and in their culture it is very important to keep sex within marriage. The son was worried about his mother being accused of promiscuity and she felt she deserved some respect for sending him to school, and the two became lovers. She became pregnant and wanted to marry him, instead of being put into an arranged marriage with a man she did not love. They were forced to flee the village: