Africa’s cultural setting traditionally makes room for men to marry women who are younger than they are.
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The opposite may not be so pervasive on the continent at the moment.
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Changes in perspectives have given some people the opportunity to settle with persons, irrespective of differences in ages.
These men settled for women who are older than they are.
1. John and Theresa Kuffuor
The former president of Ghana married Theresa in 1962.
He was born on 8th December 1938 and would therefore turn 79 years in December 2017.
Theresa Kufuor was born on 25th October 1937.
She celebrated her 80th birthday last month.
2. Van Vicker and Adjoa Vicker
Van Vicker has known his wife for 22 years though they were married 13 years ago.
He was born on August 1st, 1977, and is therefore 40 years.
His wife, Adwoa, is also 40 years.
She was born on 24th January 1977.
She is older than Van by 7 months.
3. Captain Planet and Uche Ofodile
Capatin Planet, born Jeff Sylvanus Dodji, married Uche Ofodile in the year 2014.
The leader of 4X4, a music group married the former Chief Marketing Officer of Vodafone Ghana in a private ceremony in Accra.
YEN has been unable to independently confirm their ages.
However GHPage.com reported that Captain Planet informed Doreen Andoh, presenter of the Cosmopolitan Mix on Joy FM, that Uche was older.
4. Medikal and Sister Deborah
Medikal, the ‘Too Risky’ hit maker, was born on 5th of April, 1992.
He is therefore 25 years of age. Deborah Vanessa was born on August 25, 1984; therefore she turned 33 this year.
Their age difference is therefore 8 years.
5. Nana Ama McBrown and Maxwell Mensah
Nana Ama McBrown was born on 15th of August 1973; she therefore turned 44 years 3 months ago.
Her husband, according to checks by YEN, was born on 3rd of August,1983, making him 34 years old.
He is therefore 10 years younger than his wife.
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