Pokomo people

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
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
Aug 22nd, 2012
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At least 48 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in south-eastern Kenya, police say. The clashes in Tana River district, Coast Province, took place late on Tuesday between the Orma and Pokomo groups, the region’s police chief said. Most of the dead were women and children, many of whom wer...