A Zambian woman reportedly divorced her illiterate husband who sponsored her education, saying she is no longer interested in marrying an uneducated man.
Read the report from Zambian Accurates below…
A Mansa woman has divorced her husband after he sponsored her to school from Grade 9 to University. When asked by the court why she was divorcing her husband ‘Vincent’, Maria Tembo said she was no longer interested in marrying someone who was not educated, adding that her friends were laughing at her because the husband was illiterate.
The two got married in 1997 and have two children together. The man had to sell his house he built in 1995 in order to take back his wife to school. The wife started Grade 9 and went to university in the school of education. And after being employed, she decided to divorce her husband in favour of a man she met at university.