Hired funneral mourners banned in Kisumu , Kenya

Nov 06, 2014, 12:39 PM

Every Thursday and Friday,# Kenya's second largest city, Kisumu, grinds to a halt. Hundreds of motorcyclists block the roads. The reason? They are paid to mourn the dead and the louder their noise and the bigger the procession, the greater the honour for the deceased. But now the local authorities have had enough and put a stop to the practice. Dennis Okari reports