Category: Kenya

Starving Kenyan woman curses God, dies in her sleep

NAIROBI, Jan 26 (Reuters) – A starving Kenyan woman placed a powerful tribal curse on God, accusing him of sending famine, and died in her sleep, local newspapers said on Thursday. The woman from eastern Kenya’s drought-ravaged Kangundo district decided to invoke a dreaded oath from the Kamba community, famed for its potent witchcraft, media reports said. “Whoever brought this famine, let him perish,” the woman chanted, striking a cooking pot with a stick. “She accomplished the feat at 10 a.m. and waited for the results, but God’s wrath struck at night. She died peacefully in her sleep,” the Kenya

Boys back after penis surgery in Spain

Two boys whose penises were chopped off in a bizarre incident are back, following successful constructive surgeries in Spain. Oscar Kituyi and Philip Barasa jetted in on Monday night accompanied by Dr Ken Jones, who helped to arrange the trip. They were received by representatives of Lumboka international community, who donated Sh185,000 for their treatment. The two were attacked in Bungoma last year by a cult-like group said to use boys’ penises for as medicine. It was all smiles for the two as they awaited airport clearance after the surgery in Valencia. Said Mr Eric Makokha, one of those who