Home NEWS-WORLDNEWS-BBC-WORLD Coronavirus in Kenya: 'I buried my cousin on Facebook Live'

Coronavirus in Kenya: 'I buried my cousin on Facebook Live'

by staff
Coronavirus in Kenya: 'I buried my cousin on Facebook Live'


Image copyright
Mercy Juma

The chairs were placed at least 1m (3ft) apart – family sat on one side, church officials on the other. Everyone wore a mask.

Everyone knew of the strict instructions that the Kenyan government had laid down for funerals during the coronavirus pandemic.

Only 15 people could gather for the burial of my cousin, Chris, and everything had to be done by 09:00 local time.

By 07:00 the rest of us had gathered, in front of our phones and computers, watching the burial unfold as a friend live-streamed it on Facebook.

There were hundreds of us to pay our last…



Source link

You may also like

Leave a Comment