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Heck, Misheck, many men would call you a brave man

Sixteen wives, a 17th in the wings, 151 children and 66-year-old Misheck Nyandoro is as happy as Larry

Sharon Mazingaizo

A Zimbabwean man who has 16 wives and 151 children says he is keen to keep growing his family. 

Misheck Nyandoro, 66, whose source of livelihood is subsistence farming, in addition to his monthly pension, said he is dedicated to all his wives and planning to wed a 17th this year.

“All my wives and children are very happy, I look after them well. I married my first wife in 1983 and I never looked back. From there on, polygamy became a lifestyle. I decided to marry again and now I have 16 wives. We live off the land. Having a big family helps because it means we are never short of hands to help with the work,” said Nyandoro...

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