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This Kenyan Couple's $1 Wedding Is #RelationshipGoals

This young Kenyan couple put love first and had a $1 wedding ceremony.

All you need is love. If you're jaded and still need proof of this, then you need to hear the story of Wilson and Ann, a Kenyan couple who had a $1 wedding ceremony.


But how is that possible, you ask? Well, it really isn't, but the magical couple made it happen anyway, and we should all be taking notes.

The couple, who've been together for three years, have tried to plan a ceremony twice before, but were not able to come up on enough cash. On their third attempt, they decided they didn't need the pomp and circumstance after all, and instead opted for a casual ceremony at their church.

With their church's support, their only expenses were the $1 steel rings that they used as wedding bands.

"I believe money should not stop young people like us from getting married. If people love each other and want to marry they should," said the bride.

Folks on social media are inspired by the couples bravery, and they've  received numerous gifts even an all-expense paid honeymoon, BBC reports.

This story has our hearts all warm and fuzzy. Maybe love really is the answer after all.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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