Orma

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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MALINDI, Kenya — In a room by the stairs, Shukrani Malingi, a Pokomo farmer, writhed on a metal cot, the skin on his back burned off. Down the hall, at a safe distance, Rahema Hageyo, an Orma girl, stared blankly out of a window, a long scar above her thimble-like neck. She was nearly decapitated [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 10th, 2013
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NAIROBI — “There are 10 dead and two critically wounded, with gunshot wounds, machete cuts and burns,” local Red Cross official Caleb Kilunde told AFP. The attack came a day after nine were killed in a raid. Violence in the region first erupted in August, pitting the Pokomo farming commun...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 9th, 2013
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NAIROBI — At least eight people were killed and several wounded in the latest outbreak of violence in the Tana River region of southeast Kenya, where scores died in clashes last year, the Kenyan Red Cross said Wednesday. Less than two months before Kenya holds general elections for the first time sin...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 23rd, 2012
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President Barack Obama is condemning violence in Kenya that left at least 39 people dead in renewed fighting between farming and herding communities that have a history of violent animosity. The White House says in a statement that Obama urges the Kenyan government and police, along with leaders from...
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...