- A Ghanaian woman who was videoed burying her late husband with a live snake has revealed that it was a gift from her husband to their daughter
- She explained that she had to bury it with him because he was no longer alive to take care of the snake
- She sat for an interview on Accra-based Neat FM
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A Ghanaian woman who went viral after she was filmed burying her late husband with a live snake has revealed it was a gift from her husband to their daughter.
Speaking in an interview on Accra-based Neat FM, she said she had to bury the snake with her husband because he was no longer alive to take care of it.
The woman refuted claims she put the python in her late husband's casket because he had cheated on her.
Netizens made these claims after she was spotted with the live python hanging around her neck as pallbearers got ready to carry the remains of her late husband to its final resting place.
In the video that went viral, a voiceover explaining why she performed the ritual had claimed the snake bit the tongue of her husband and he died as a result, indicating that she thought it fitting to bury him with what killed him.
However, the woman indicated that she buried the snake with her late husband because he was the person taking care of it before his demise and since he was no longer alive to do that, she decided to put the live snake inside his casket.
Watch the video below.
In a separate story, YEN.com.gh reported that a Ghanaian entrepreneur, designer, and innovator, Kweku Sylvester Kwaw, has claimed that he is the first person to design and build a fufu grinding machine in Ghana.
Kwaw, who is the owner of Sly Metals Works and Solutions, told SVTV's DJ Nyaami that he is the originator of the idea, claiming he is the first to build the fufu grinding machine that other innovators have subsequently reproduced.
Asked what he used in building the machine, he said: ''I use stainless steel, pipe, stainless steel plate, angle bar, stainless steel bucket, engine, and thirteen (13) bolts and nuts to fastened the engine.''
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