She is now called 'Dhiramo Kenyatta', which refers to a girl born during the drought season in the Pokomo
Drunk, it was like playing rugby in a moving bus on a murram country road."'We are Here Because We are Here' is a historical fiction on the treacherous life of the Pokomo
people of the Kenyan coastal region as narrated to a young man by his ageing grandfather.
In Kenya, FGM/C is practiced by most communities, with exception of five (Luo, Luhya, Pokomo
, Teso, and Turkana).
With the aim of accomplishing this task, the World Bank's position was that the Pokomo
community residing in Mchelelo village, within the 171sq km Tana River Primate National Reserve (TRPNR) and the Wardei adjacent to its environs should be resettled away from the reserve to facilitate primate conservation.
The company agreed to pay the equivalent of about $1.25 per acre per year, planted a pilot crop, but withdrew in recent months, citing last year's ethnic violence between the Orma tribe (herders) and the Pokomo
(farmers) over grazing rights.
Last weeks clashes between the pokomo
and orma communities in Tana delta region, raised concern over security in the Country.''
not a result of the scramble of land or other resources," said police spokesman Eric Kiraithe about tit-for-tat raids between the Orma and Pokomo
communities in the coastal region.
Violence in the region first erupted in August, pitting the Pokomo
farming community against their Orma pastoralist neighbours and leading to a series of vicious reprisal killings and attacks that left more than 150 people dead.
Selon la police et la Croix-Rouge kenyanes, l'attaque a oppose des membres des communautes orma et pokomo
, comme a plusieurs reprises depuis aout dans la meme region, celle du delta de la riviere Tana.
Kenya's Red Cross confirmed there had been "fresh attacks" overnight at Nduru village in the Tana River delta area adding that it had sent teams to the area, but at present could not confirm exact casualties.Violence in the region first erupted in August, pitting the Pokomo
farming community against their Orma pastoralist neighbours, leading to a series of vicious reprisal killings and attacks.
Raiders, settled farmers from the Pokomo
ethnic group, attacked semi-nomadic Orma pastoralists with guns, machetes and spears.
The attack started before dawn Friday when a group of ethnic Pokomo
, armed with spears and firearms, raided a village belonging to the Orma people.