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manyatta

(mænˈjætə)
n
(Human Geography) a settlement of Masai people characterized by a common fence
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Awino accused Ipoa of failing to listen to the complaints from people in slums such as Nyalenda, Manyatta, and Obunga.
FACE PROBLEMS Other MPs who warned that the party would face problems if it does not put its house in order were MPs John Paul Mwirigi (Igembe South), Gichunge Kabeabea (Tigania East) and Mr John Muchiri of Manyatta.The MPs, who promised to back Dr Ruto for the presidency in 2022, said they were firmly behind President Kenyatta and his deputy.
Influence of parenting styles on academic performance of adolescents in secondary schools: A case of Manyatta Constituency, EMBU County.
Experts say "some of the biggest crossings occur where the Mara River flows past the Mara Serena Safari Lodge on its hilltop overlooking the plains." Set high on a bush-cloaked hill with long views over the savannah and down to the winding coils of the hippo-filled Mara River, it stands centre-stage to one of Africa's most dramatic wildlife arenas, providing their guests with a ringside seat to the "greatest wildlife show on earth." Styled to echo the circular motif of a traditional Masai manyatta, the Masai Mara Safari lodge blends international sophistication with raw African beauty, each with its own view of the famous Mara River.
And all those in Mathare, Mukuru, Kibera, Dunga Unuse, Bangladesh, Moroto, Nyalenda, Manyatta and other poor areas in Kenya who have been victims of extrajudicial killings at the hands of the police.
Not many experiences are more memorable, as breakfast in the bush or a visit to a Manyatta or a traditional Maasai homestead, which lies just outside Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge.
She moved into his Masai manyatta and learnt to know the history, language and culture of the Masai people.
The selected markets were: Jubilee, Oile, Kondele, Kiboswa, Mamboleo, Dunga beach, Otonglo, Kibuye, Manyatta, and Nyamasaria.
(10) Polygamy is common, and because each wife traditionally has her own house, several households had multiple houses in their homestead or 'Manyatta' (Spencer 1973).
In Kisumu, the capital of Nyanza Province, groups of young men setup roadblocks and began burning tires in the slum areas of Manyatta, Western Junction and Kondele.
Tourists are treated to traditional Maasai dances, as well as a tour of the village exhibiting a manyatta (clay home) and shown how to make a fire without modern means.