Pokomo

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
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
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...