Local colour and designer glitz combine in fabulous nuptials. It was simply the wedding of the year. Billionaire businessman Robert Gumede arrived for his nuptials in a World Cup-branded minibus taxi, vuvuzelas blaring.
Designer Gavin Rajah’s brief was to ‘go quite big’ – because ‘Robert Gumede doesn’t think in small measures’ quote. IT billionaire Robert Gumede with Portia Mkhize at his 46th birthday bash last year, during which President Jacob Zuma sent a live satellite congratulatory message His beautiful bride, Dr Portia Mkhize, pulled up in a silver Rolls-Royce to the sound of Ave Maria, delivered by the 100-strong KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, which had been flown in for the occasion.