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General News of Thursday, 3 August 2017


Picture of corpse pounding fufu causes 'backlash' on social media

A picture of a lady who has been laid in state circulating on social media has caused an uproar among members of the general public.

It can be said that many Africans would rather spend lavishly on a funeral of a loved one than channel that money to their welfare while they are alive.

The lady who was laid in state was positioned in a rather bizarre way. It appears she used to be a “Chop Bar” operator so she was made to sit to depict that.

The lady was positioned as though she was preparing fufu for her customers. This picture has received a lot of criticism for being outrageous and over the top. The picture was posted by brings you some of the comments and mixed reactions on the picture: