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Borana Greetings and their Response

Borana greetings are widely used across northern Kenya especially in Isiolo County and Marsabit County but Most of us especially non-speakers we really don't know what to use when and end up misusing the Borana greetings.

The Sakuye People and Their Origin

The Sakuye name comes from an old name for Marsabit, Saaku.  The group of Rendille who moved north from Marsabit were called Sakuye by the Borana. Sakuye People inhabit North Kenya, near the Ethiopian border. They go up to Godoma...

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 3

The speech of the Borana is the Oromo language closely related to the speech of two other Oromo groups, the Arsi, and the Guji. These three closely related forms of the Oromo language family are classified together...

The Gabbra People and Their clans

The Gabbra people are predominantly pastoralists in nature, the tribe occupies of Marsabit County in Northern Kenya along the great Chalbi desert. The clans' system is one of the important setups amongst the community since it symbolizes diversity and significance. Gabbra...

BURJI PEOPLE AND THEIR HISTORY

PICTURE: Burji dancer's during Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2016 Ancient Burji were agricultural people who lived around the Gara Burji in Ethiopia. Their territory was to the east of river Galana Amara and south-east of Lake Abaya. To the west,...

THE BORANA TRIBE CLANS

Borana Cultural Festival 2017 Borana is part of a larger ethnic group, Oromo, They occupy northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. The Borana social structure includes two moieties (kinship groups) Sabbo...

Exploring northern Kenya Tribes Traditional Huts

Housing is a special art that is diverse in every society in Africa, Civilization is crucial despite its gradual change in societies; Cultural heritage on the architectural design on housing is still treasured.Every culture in Northern Kenya...

Short history of abaa Gadaa madha Galma tore [the brave]

Madha Galma is the real man who make Haile Selassie to "bow" for him. The history repeats itself ironically if Oromoo Gadaa system destroyed it was his Gadaa time.

SAMBURU CULTURE MARRIAGE! NKIEMA ESAMBUR !

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncwne6NJWM4] Butterfly people, the Samburu (or Sambur) is a unique and popular tribe due to their long preserved culture. Despite education, civilization and western cultural influences, the Samburu people have clung to their traditional way of life, making them a...

THE MAASAI TRIBE CLANS SYSTEM

Maasai society is strongly patriarchal in nature, with elder men, sometimes joined by retired elders, deciding most major matters for each Maasai group. A full body of oral law covers many aspects of behavior. Formal execution is unknown, and...

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THE PETRIFIED FOREST, SIBILOI NATIONAL PARK

The Petrified Forest is approximately 5 km away from the Karsa Gate (the main entrance to the Sibiloi National Park). There are signs inside...

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