Widow marries late husband’s corpse in Kenya

Widow marries late husband’s corpse in Kenya

A Kenyan widow identified as Beatrice Mbayi has decided to tie the know with her late husband, William Godfrey Mukalama in Funyula Busia County, Kenya.


The wedding ceremony was attended by a large crowd.


The bride, wearing a white wedding dress; was escorted by women in the community, as she walked down to the corpse housing her husband’s body.


“We are aware it is not your wish to have a wedding ceremony in this manner; but kindly accept this ring so that you and your wife will remain one,” the man presiding over the ceremony told the dead groom.


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According to reports, Beatrice Mbayi is a member of the Jerusalem Church,  headed by Prophetess Mary Akatsa, whom they call Mummy.


Members of the church view death as graduation, hence the belief that even in death a couple could remain together.


Watch how the widow married her late husband below.



In other news, Kenyan artiste, Japesa acquired his own coffin and also posted the photo on Instagram.


Japesa real name Philip Ptaroba Okoyo; appears to be ready for death as he has shocked his fans by buying a coffin in anticipation of his funeral.


The flamboyant rap artiste took to his Instagram page on Saturday, March 27; and shared a photo of himself posing with the casket and also said that he didn’t want his fans to struggle with funeral expenses.


“Bought myself a coffin, just in case nikufe msisumbuliwe na till number,” the Kenyan artiste wrote.


See the photo of the recording artiste and his coffin below.



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