1To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2A time to be born, and a time to die. Ecc 3:2
Death African's say is a debt owed by all human being. Everyone has to die one day, no matter what. With death being paramount and a must for everyone to witness one day, most Africans do not prepare for such day. Silly as it may sound, nobody wants to die early and all avoid such topic at all. However, a couple of months ago Tate gallery held an exhibition of coffins from around the world and thought it was so funny, I have to share it with you guys.
Then there are the professional wailer's or professional mourners hired for funerals, a tradition in some parts of the country, from Asia to Saudi Arabia and some parts of Africa.