The wife of Tanzanian musician Ali Kiba has filed for a divorce at a Chief Kadhis Court in Mombasa.
Kiba got married to his Kenyan wife Amina Khalef in 2018 in a colourful ceremony in Mombasa that was attended by Governor Hassan Joho.
Khalef has accused the musician of deserting their marriage. The court has since given the ‘MacMuga’ hitmaker a 14-day ultimatum to respond.
She further accused him of verbal abuse and infidelity.
“Should you fail to appear within the time mentioned above, the plaintiff may proceed with the suit and judgment given in your absence,” an order at the Kadhi’s court reads in part.
“The respondent (Ali Kiba) has made a mockery of their marriage by disrespectfully engaging in public displays of infidelity with various women in total disregard of the petitioner’s feelings,” Khalef says in the court papers.
She has also accused Kiba of failing to provide for his family, in terms of basic needs. She asked for Ksh200,000 monthly maintenance and medical support to the couple’s two children.
Kiba follows in the footsteps of fellow Tanzanian artists Diamond Platnumz and Ben Pol who have been divorced.