Zahara and her fiancé Mpho Xaba. Image via Twitter @ZaharaSA

‘I said yes’: Zahara confirms engagement to Mpho Xaba

Singer Bulelwa ‘Zahara’ Mkutukana confirmed on social media that she’s engaged to her boyfriend Mpho Xaba six months later,


Zahara and her fiancé Mpho Xaba. Image via Twitter @ZaharaSA

Award-winning singer and songwriter Bulelwa “Zahara” Mkutukana took to her Twitter account on Saturday afternoon, 11 March to confirm that she and her partner Mpho Xaba are engaged to be married. 

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Although the singer Bulelwa “Zahara” Mkutukana’s didn’t reveal her fiance’s identity, Zimoja reported that she’s engaged to Mpho Xaba. 

According to the publication, he popped the question in front of family and friends, who helped put together the surprise proposal together. 

“Nervous, shaking but sure he is doing the right thing, Mpho Xaba, her partner of six months thought carefully before going down on one knee”, adds the publication. 

Her fiance told the entertainment site that he knows he’s doing the right thing in an exclusive interview: “I love her. But I am nervous, what If she says No?” 

The singer’s assistant Lisa reportedly helped Xaba pick the ring.  According to Lisa, the ring is a beautifully customized ring and costs R10 000. 

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The singer  Bulelwa “Zahara” Mkutukana’s assistant Lisa also tells Zimoja that she assisted Mpho Xaba to pop the question by getting flowers and covering the ring in a big balloon written ‘Marry Me.’

“I had to pretend that she was attending a podcast to get her out of the house, we had her makeup done and everything was ready,” adds Lisa.

According to the publication Mpho Xaba is an engineer, who also customized her engagement ring. 

“It is modest, yet glamorous and just a representation of her kindness and love.” 

The singer revealed that she was happy when Zimoja contacted regarding the proposal and engagement

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