Samburu County Society & Culture

Girl,16, dies of excessive consumption of alcohol in Maralal

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Girl,16, dies of excessive consumption of alcohol in Maralal


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Raila urges government to compensate pastoralists whose livestock were killed

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Raila urges government to compensate pastoralists whose livestock were killed


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A middle aged woman found dead in a pool of blood, Samburu

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A middle aged woman found dead in a pool of blood, Samburu


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Samburu women protest against alcoholism

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Samburu women protest against alcoholism


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Police reservist shot dead in cattle raid near Samburu GSU camp

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Police reservist shot dead in cattle raid near Samburu GSU camp


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Samburu residents urged to maintain peace ahead of the polls

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Samburu residents urged to maintain peace ahead of the polls


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60 injured in Samburu road accident while travelling to political rally

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  • Samburu professionals accuse police of targeting pastoralists
    Samburu professionals accuse police of targeting pastoralists

    , ntv.co.ke

    The pastoralists professional group has accused the National Police Service threatening the livelihood of pastoralists. This comes after more than 300 head of cattle were killed in a police operation on Wednesday.The professionals drawn from Samburu, Masai and Pokot communities say they will take the matter to court. The group also wants the government to compensate the pastoralists whose livestock were killed during a police operation in Laikipia County.
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    Categories: Farming |  Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Animal Husbandry |  Society |  Communities |  Livestock |  Herding |  Herders |  Pastoralists | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Samburu | 

Death

  • Girl,16, dies of excessive consumption of alcohol in Maralal
    Girl,16, dies of excessive consumption of alcohol in Maralal

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    A 16-year-old girl has died from excessive consumption of illicit brew at their home in Soko Jjinga, Maralal town, Samburu County. Relatives said the girl had been warned severally against heavy drinking. "A doctor had diagnosed a serious problem with her and advised her to stop drinking alcohol, an advice she defied," said one of her friends. Her mother died recently, also from alcoholism
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Death & Dying | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Samburu |  West Samburu |  Kirisia |  Maralal |  Maralal | 

Issues

  • Peace caravan seeks to end Samburu-Maasai clashes
    Peace caravan seeks to end Samburu-Maasai clashes

    , the-star.co.ke

    Professionals from the Laikipia, Isiolo and Samburu counties have started a peace initiative to restore calm in the region. Peace Cop Kenya is part of the initiative. Laikipia county has been hit by a spate of insecurity in the recent past. On Saturday, the team held a peace meeting at Leparua in Ilng’wesi location on the border of the three counties, aiming to unite the Maasai and Samburu communities. Co-chairmen
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Social Issues |  Violence |  Peace | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Eastern |  Isiolo |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Laikipia | 

Disasters & Accidents

  • Teacher dies in accident involving Samburu county speaker's vehicle
    Teacher dies in accident involving Samburu county speaker's vehicle

    , the-star.co.ke

    Residents in Kisima, Samburu county took to the streets on Wednesday to protest the death of a disabled teacher allegedly hit and killed by a vehicle belonging to county assembly speaker Steve Lelegwe.Transport on the Maralal-Kisima road was paralysed as protesters lit bonfires, stoned motorists and barricaded roads as they chanted.The Tuesday night accident occurred as Peter Lekaso from Kisima Primary was going home.County commander Francis Kumut said a Toyota
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Kirisia |  Maralal | 

Obituary

  • A middle aged woman found dead in a pool of blood, Samburu
    A middle aged woman found dead in a pool of blood, Samburu

    , k24tv.co.ke

    Grief and sorrow engulfed residents of Maralal town in Samburu county when a middle aged woman was found dead in a pool of blood. However, speculation has it that the deceased died either due to hunger or excessive alcohol consumption.
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Death & Dying |  Passed Away |  Obituary | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Samburu |  Maralal |  Maralal | 

Accidents

  • Teacher dies in accident involving Samburu county speaker's vehicle
    Teacher dies in accident involving Samburu county speaker's vehicle

    , the-star.co.ke

    Residents in Kisima, Samburu county took to the streets on Wednesday to protest the death of a disabled teacher allegedly hit and killed by a vehicle belonging to county assembly speaker Steve Lelegwe.Transport on the Maralal-Kisima road was paralysed as protesters lit bonfires, stoned motorists and barricaded roads as they chanted.The Tuesday night accident occurred as Peter Lekaso from Kisima Primary was going home.County commander Francis Kumut said a Toyota
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Samburu |  Kirisia |  Maralal | 

Communities

  • Hundreds flee their homes in latest wave of violence between Samburu and Turkanas
    Hundreds flee their homes in latest wave of violence between Samburu and Turkanas

    , capitalfm.co.ke

    , NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 9 — More than 450 families are camping at Ainamoi, Kapkures and OMC primary school with no food and shelter, after they were displaced in Rumuruti following tribal conflicts between Turkana and Samburu communities. Seven people have been killed and two others are nursing serious injuries after Samburu and Turkana pastoralists clashed over grazing land. The Turkana community blame their Samburu neighbours for invading their grazing
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Society |  Communities |  Social Issues |  Violence | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  Samburu |  Laikipia |  Kericho |  Ainamoi |  Rumuruti | 

Sociedade

  • MP Lentoimaga urges Turkanas, Samburus to intermarry to instill peace, end tribalism
    MP Lentoimaga urges Turkanas, Samburus to intermarry to instill peace, end tribalism

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    Samburu North MP Alois Lentoimaga has urged the community to intermarry with their Turkana neighbours as way out of conflicts that have pit them for ages. He said that such unions will go a long way in bring lasting peace between the two communities as well as end outdated, dangerous traditional practices. Lentoimaga spoke during a traditional wedding ceremony at Baragoi where a Turkana bride was joined in marriage with
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Society |  Communities |  Social Issues |  Peace | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  Samburu |  Baragoi |