Akothee recently gave her daughter, Rue Baby advice on relationships and what she said essentially amounted to “chase money, don’t chase love” and while on the surface this seems like smart advice, I am of the opinion that the contrary is true if she wants her daughter to get a stable marriage to a high-value man.
Forty and Fabulous! How Akothee celebrated 40th birthday in pictures You see, while she has the best intentions for her daughters and given her history steeped in poverty before she made some serious money through her marriages to some mzungus and so she knows what poverty exposes women to.
Perhaps her advice is from the fact that she knows that being married to a man simply because you love him is not enough as her first husband fit this bill. Whatever the case may be, we all can agree that Akothee has her daughters best interest at heart but this is the type of advice you give your daughter only if you do not care for her happiness or her ability to fulfil her evolved desire for a family.
Akothee forced to share HIV/Aids results online to prove a point (Photo) The very last line of her speech is a troubling one indeed because it sounds like she is telling her daughter to go for a man with money when she says, “It is better to cry in Dubai than laugh in Kanyamkago” But we shall address this later.
For now, I chose to assume she was not advising her daughter to prostitute herself to sate her hypergamy. So let us move on with that in mind. Akothee, like any mother, would like to see her daughter achieve independence but when biology comes into focus, the truth is that women who often pursue their careers…
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