BBC SUICIDE STORIES
BBC Africa Eye has been to Nyandarua County in central Kenya where 70 people – almost all of them men - killed themselves last year. Peter Murimi investigates why this is happening.
Broadcast on BBC Africa Eye in 2019
12 minutes 30 seconds
Peter Murimi is a multiple award-winning Kenyan TV documentary director focusing on hard-hitting social issues, from extra-judicial killings to prostitution. He recently won the 2019 Rory Peck award for news feature camerawork. He won the CNN Africa Journalist of the year award for his intimate documentary about Female Genital Mutilation among his Kuria community, “Walk to Womanhood” (2004). Pete, now based in London, currently works for BBC Africa Eye, for whom he has filmed and directed stories about suicide and sex trafficking.