Ugandans Take Digs at Kenya's Bestiality Trend on Twitter

A recent news report that claimed bestiality is increasing among Kenyans has unleashed a volley of mockery from neighboring Ugandans on Twitter.

IQ4News, an online journalism organisation that produces news and analysis on Africa, reported on 25 July, 2013, the story of the supposed emerging trend in Kenya. The report said:

First it was at the port city of Mombasa, famed for tourism, where eleven women, including two university students were found having sex with dogs. Then a famous businessman in Tigania was nabbed by police for raping a cow.

It did not end there. Hardly a day passes without a Kenyan man found in a steamy moment with an animal, with the latest being the Nyeri saga where a man has been charged in court for sleeping with a hen and Murang’a where four men were caught having sex with a donkey in turns on Wednesday.

The man in the hen saga was caught by his 10-year old son who alerted his brother, the owner of the hen, who later reported him to the police. Police said they are seeking the services of the veterinarians to establish the cause the hens’ death.

Following the reports, some Ugandans used the hashtag #KenyansAndAnimals to make fun of Kenyans. Other non-Ugandan tweeters have also joined the discussion.

Helen Hasyanut (@hasyanut) remarked:

Swittie Hanks (@SwittieHanks) noted:

He is not allowed (‏@HeIsNotAllowed) pointed out that:

Edgar (@EdgarKW) wrote:

Replying to Allan Ssenyonga's tweet (@ssojo81Andima), Jeff (@andsjeff), a Ugandan computer scientist, wrote:

A Ugandan architect student Marvin EL Smull (@smull_El) joked:

SonOfFate (@katsiotho) made a humorous reference to Noah's ark:

Chronicles of Uchiha (@arnold_cle) wrote:

Silver Eyakoowa (@silwaxxy) made a religious comment:

Kenyans replied with their tweets to the Ugandans:

Kenyan investigative journalist Dennis Okari (@DennisOkari)

Lely Netso (@LNetso) advised Ugandans:

Louse Wanjiru (@Loiseshish) tweeted:

Freelance journalist Maxon airo (@Maxonairo) said that Ugandans have finally learnt how to tweet:

*Thumbnail image released under Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0) by Wikipedia user Jjron (John O'Neill).

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