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Community Wrangles Lead to Peace Talk

The Baringo-Samburu boarder has been known as a plague for worst clashes over dwindling pasture and many attacks between the two communities, i.e, the Samburu and Pokot.

(Photo Courtesy: The Standard)

Five people were reportedly shot dead and others injured after livestock was stolen in three separate attacks at Morijo and Porro areas in Samburu County within a week. This has led to the launching of a peace initiative along the boarder to provide peace between them.

According to the Standard, On Saturday, October 9, leaders and herders from the two communities met in Malaso area, Samburu Central to calm down the increasing tension among the herders. The leaders urged the herders to put aside their tribal differences and coexist peacefully.

The leaders present were, Hon. Moses Lenolkulal who is the Governor of Samburu County, Hon. William Kamket, MP of Tiaty Constituency, Hon. Naisula Lesuuda, MP of Samburu West, Hon. Maison Leshoomo, Women Representative of Samburu County and the area MCAs.

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Baringo-Samburu Malaso Pokot Samburu Standard

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