DEATH: Man from Western shocks the world with epic mourning style
| May 4th 2017 | 1 min read
If you have come from ‘Ocha’, say a burial ceremony, especially when you are from Western or Nyanza region, then you have probably been left bamboozled by how death evokes so much pain, creating funny mourning styles in the process.
From crying loudly while dancing to the ‘matanga’ music, to dancing around the coffin, Kenyan communities never fall short of drama while mourning the dead during funerals.
However, a man from Western Kenya shocked the world when he adopted his own mourning technique. The residents of Western Kenya are well known for their different, call them awkward methods of sending off the dead.
The man, a Boda Boda rider, produced one of the most unique mourning styles ever seen. He had lost a relative in an accident and he saw no better than to swim in muddy waters while grieving, arousing people’s attention.
Call it over the top, but he’ll surely wash it all off after the pain is over.
Foreign exchange reserves hit record high last week - reportCentral Bank of Kenya held $8.309 billion in foreign exchange reserves at the end of last week, a record high for a weekly close, the central bank data showed.
When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglersKnown as the era of black gold, it began in 1976 when Ugandan farmers decided to sell their coffee in the private market.
Karua is not one of us, Atheists in Kenya Society tells Governor Mutua
- Speaker Muturi's coalition agreement with Kenya Kwanza null and void
By Betty Njeru
- Hurry to appoint Secretary to the Cabinet, Duale tells Uhuru
- Gideon leading talks for Kalonzo's Azimio return
- Kalonzo for president
- UDA picks Rigathi Gachagua's replacement in Mathira MP race