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The word spelled Borana is pronounced with the last vowel silent. It refers to the people or their language and means “friend” or “kind person”. Thus, a bad person may be told he is not Borana. The Borana occupies parts of the northeastern and eastern Africa like Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somali and even in other parts of global villages around the world.

 

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...

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 2

11. Woo injed’ini, woo jed warabesiEnglish : Do not say woo, say woo, the hyena taught people the correct way to howl.12. Hiyes Aad’ daltet jiba.English : A poor man is detested by his own mother.13. Afuran...

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...

71ST Borana Oromo Tribe Abba Gada

Kurraa Jarsso Diddo is the next Abba Gada in Borana Oromo Gada System of leadership,Kurraa will be in power for the period of 2017-2025. The Borana Oromo has a very prominent traditional system of governance-the Gada System. This system is...

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.

Boran Oral Skills

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI8dU8Lf84Q] Borana Oral Skills: This young boy prayed with well flourished Borana language which is not known to youthful Borana boys and girls of today. The prayer was poetic and awesome to the ears of those who listened and understand...

PAST,CURRENT AND COMING BORANA ABAGADHAS(LEADERS)

This is a list of past and current Borana Leaders also known as the Abagadhas GADAYO GALGALO DAMBITU W/GU FULASA 1458-1465 YAYA FULELE YAYA GALANTU BERITU MARDIDA 1466-1473 JARSO BABO GANNO GALANTU LUKU DARARA 1474-1481 DAWA BORBOR DAWA DAMBITU...

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 1

1. Obsan qalomanEnglish: Patience leads to an honourable position. 2. Chubbun tok daqabi, tok ordofi.English: You can be punished as you do sin on the spot. But for others, it can come later. Meaning: As for the punishment of sin, some are immediate;...

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...

Indomitable Traditional Borana Empire and Analysis

The Borana community characterizes one of largest of the Cushitic groups occupying the Horn of Africa. Their physical features, rich culture, traditions, and excellent language confirms clearly that they are not only native to this part of...

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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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