before she was to be lowered into the grave! According
to Kenyan website, The Star, a relative of the family, Major Mbenga,
who had initially said the family would have to plant a banana tree in
the grave after the baby ‘resurrected’ in accordance with the Kamba
culture, to prevent unexpected deaths in their lineage, confirmed that
she has been buried in the grave after she died for the second time.
said the ritual didn’t last long because the infant was buried in the
grave which had been prepared, and the banana trunk was uprooted.
who also couldn’t believe that the baby had come back to life said
after she ‘resurrected’ she was taken to a private hospital in Mwingi
where she died.
who took care of the sick infant did not comment on the claims of
‘resurrection’ and treated the baby the way they would treat any