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What Next After Baringo Elders Conducted Cattle Rustling Cursing Ceremony in Baringo County

The practice of livestock rustling, rampant among pastoralist communities in Kenya and sometimes occurs across borders, influences pastoralists' decision to migrate and also their herd sizes.

This practice destabilizes communities and undermines their normal livelihood strategies, thus contributing to increased poverty.

Increasing the level of development in pastoral areas and formulation of appropriate policies will help in controlling the rustling menace.

Currently, the elders from Baringo county have held a traditional meeting to conduct a traditional 'cursing' ceremony against cattle banditry cases all areas of Baringo County.

This meeting took place at Katuit village, Tiaty Sub-County, and was led by a group of male of over 50 years and above.

According to media reports, the youths from all communities in Baringo County was urged to attend, mainly to inaugurate new beginnings and to curse cattle theft in the area.

In the elders say the cursing will bear fruits and this will make the rustlers to surrendered stolen animals and surrender all harmful weapons to authorities.

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Baringo Baringo County Katuit Kenya Tiaty

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