Cattle

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 2nd, 2013
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By Nadine Kalinauskas | Good News A Kenyan teen’s invention, “Lion Lights,” helps protect his family’s livestock from lions — and earned him an invitation to speak at this week’s TED conference. Richard Turere, 13, was raised on the edge of Nairobi National Park, Kenya. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 7th, 2012
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NAIROBI — Kenyan gunmen shot dead 11 people in a revenge attack following a massacre last month in which 52 people were killed in the remote southeastern Tana region, Red Cross officials said Friday. “Fresh attacks in Tana River have resulted in the death of 11 people, and left 10 injured and h...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 3rd, 2012
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Abuja – A Nigerian hospital has received 56 bodies from an attack on a cattle market in the remote northeast overnight, a hospital nurse who gave his name as Babangida told Reuters by telephone. Gunmen opened fire on a cattle market in the town of Potiskum, killing and wounding many people, wit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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An official in South Sudan says 37 people were killed when shooting broke out at a meeting to settle disputes over stolen cattle. The incident happened Wednesday in Mayendit county, in South Sudan’s Unity State. The state information minister, Gideon Gatpan, says random shooting began after gun...
By benim
In News
Sep 15th, 2011
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At least 46 people were killed and around 5,000 cows stolen in the latest tribal violence in newly independent South Sudan, authorities said on Thursday. South Sudan became independent in July after a 2005 peace deal with Khartoum that ended decades of civil war but the oil-producing nation has been ...
By benim
In News
Jun 22nd, 2011
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Eight people died and a further eight were injured when Rumbek Central County in Lakes State was attacked in the early hours of Monday the local commissioner has said. Commisioner Matur Majok Magol, said that his county came under surprise attack by pastoralists youth loyal to neighbouring Cueibet Co...
By benim
In News
May 2nd, 2011
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JUBA, Sudan – Nearly 70 people were killed in a weeklong cattle raiding conflict between two rival tribes in Southern Sudan last week, officials said Monday. The cattle raid happened near water points in Jonglei state when ethnic Nuer tribesmen allegedly attacked the area and drove off with more than...
By benim
In Nigeria
Oct 30th, 2010
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Community leaders in Nigeria’s Plateau State are appealing for calm in villages outside the city of Jos. At least six people – women and children – were killed, cattle slaughtered and homes burned in one village this week. In January and March this year, similar attacks prompted a s...