[PHOTOS] LGBT activist Kawira Mwirichia laid to rest

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•According to police, Kawira was found dead in her house in Lavington. She had been reported missing a few weeks ago.

•The burial ceremony was held with friends and family joining to say their last goodbyes.

LGBT activist Kawira Mwirichia was laid to rest on Tuesday at the Langata Cemetery in Nairobi.

The body of the late LGBT female activist Kawira Mwirichia during her burial at Lang'ata cemetery on November10,2020/MERCY MUMO
The body of the late LGBT female activist Kawira Mwirichia during her burial at Lang'ata cemetery on November10,2020/MERCY MUMO

LGBT activist Kawira Mwirichia was laid to rest on Tuesday at the Langata Cemetery in Nairobi.

According to police, Kawira was found dead in her house in Lavington. She had been reported missing a few weeks ago.

The burial ceremony was held with friends and family joining to say their last goodbyes.

According to Wikipedia, Kawira Mwirichia was a queer artist and curator.

She was a multi-disciplinary artist known internationally for her kangas along with more traditional fine arts mediums such as painting, drawing, and sculpture.

Before her death, Kawira aimed to create Kangas for all 196 countries of the world.

The design of each Kanga was inspired by that country's historical moments in their fight for LGBT rights.