The history of pastoral peoples in Kenya
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- Why Famished Turkanas Resent Sudan Aid
- By John Kariuki, The East African (Nairobi),
31 January 2000. A High-Level World Food Programme team from
Nairobi is expected to fly to Lokichoggio this week on a
fact-finding mission following the dramatic stand-off
between a detachment of the Kenyan military and armed
Turkana home guards last week.
- Drought Worsens Pastoralists'
- The Nation (Nairobi), 23 September
2000. Prolonged drought, falling livestock prices, coupled
with a high mortality rate and banditry, is endangering the
pastoralists' lives. Deforestation in Mt Kenya could
result in massive soil erosion, which could divert the water
course in other directions.
- Pastoralists Caught Between Army Drills and
- African Church Information Service, 11 June 2001. The
experiences of the two pastoral communities, the Maasai and
the Samburu of Kenya are horrifying, as the British Army
continue to use their land for military training. Apart of
the environmental destruction, abandoned military ordnances
in their grazing field have exploded maiming many folks. The
two communities are suing the British government.