Borana

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 CULTURAL FESTIVAL(2017 EDITION) MARSABIT KENYA

The Borana Cultural Festival an annual event that no-one should ever miss be it a stranger or resident of the cradle (Marsabit, Kenya) Marsabit in itself is one of those places in northern Kenya one will never get enough of....

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...

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...

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...

Borana Proverbs on Family relations

1. Haadha dhabuu mannaa haadha dhabduu wayyaa.Having a destitute mother is better for one than not having mother at all.2. Dhalaafi i ijoolleef uletu qoricha.For women and children, stick is (the right) treatment.3. Niitii abbaan manaa mana...

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.

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...

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...

Body Painting among Women In Marsabit

Art of painting is for selected few who have talents or passion on the art but among Cushitic Woman of Marsabit County, it is a day-to-day practice, a way of life. Hennah is one of the most affordable ingredients for...

Cause of Tribal Conflicts In Northern Kenya

Tribal conflict is one of the major problems that are facing most Kenya community and mostly the nomadic communities. From the study on different languages spoken by different communities, most Kenya languages don't have appropriate words for conflict or...

TRAVEL LOIYANGALANI

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...

VERA'S CREATIONS