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Kenyans welcome new law targeting concubines, slay queens

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Kenyans welcome new law targeting concubines, slay queens
Kenyans welcome new law targeting concubines, slay queens

Kenyans online have welcomed the signing of a new law that prevents secret lovers from inheriting wealth in the event of their partner's death.

The bill, sponsored by MP Peter Kaluma, only allows children sired by the deceased to get a share of the wealth but locks out partners who are not legally married.

Mr Kaluma welcomed the signing of the bill into law, saying that girlfriends who had been waiting to benefit from family property now "stand barred".

Some Kenyans online celebrated the signing of the law with this tweeter saying there would be no more traps:

 

Akinyi Abong'o tweeted that there would be no joyriders in wealth acquisition:

 

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BBC