Zahara is engaged to Mpho Xaba. Images via Twitter @zaharasa and Instagram @zaharasa.

Who is Zahara’s third fiancé? Meet Mpho Xaba

Here’s what we know about South African singer Zahara’s third fiancé Mpho Xaba, who proposed on Friday 10 March.


Zahara is engaged to Mpho Xaba. Images via Twitter @zaharasa and Instagram @zaharasa.

South African singer Bulelwa Mkutukana, popularly known as Zahara, got engaged to partner Mpho Xaba on Friday 10 March – but who is he?

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Singer Zahara announced that she was engaged to her partner Mpho Xaba via a tweet on Saturday 11 March. The pair have reportedly been together for six months and met through a mutual friend.

“I said yes💍👸🏼👑💃🏽,” she wrote.

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This is Zahara’s third engagement. According to Tshisa Live, the singer was engaged to Umhlobo Wenene FM radio presenter Amaza Nstshnga in 2017. The pair were together for almost five years.

In 2019, Zahara was reportedly engaged to Ian Sibiya. However, their relationship did not last long.

In a since-deleted tweet, the singer said “when other men [were] busy doing load shedding in my life, I found myself a generator”.

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So, who is Zahara’s third fiance? Xaba is believed to be an engineer. Xaba reportedly proposed to the singer with a customised ring worth R10 000.

Zahara told Zimoja that her fiance is supportive, kind and generous. She also revealed that Xaba got her assistant – known as Lisa to help him with the proposal. Xaba and Lisa had the singer believe there was an emergency and she was “tricked” into a fake interview.

 “Lisa told me I needed to hurry home for an emergency. When I arrived in the lounge, I saw these big balloons written ‘Marry me.’ I said yes. I love him. He is supportive, kind, and generous,” she said to the publication.

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

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