Tribalism in Kenya is not inborn; it cannot be traced to ancient hatreds or warfare from cultures clashing over the ages. The major opposing groups like Luo, Luhya and Kisii of Western Kenya and the GEMA (Kikuyu, Embu and Meru people) from the Mount Kenya area, had little contact with one another before the coming of the colonialists. 389 more words
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Though highly controversial in nature which earned him a nick name (agwambo) meaning the “mysterious one”, raila odinga has had so many political posts to his name which was no surprise because his family origin-luo tribe in kenya- is in deed a key to political activities in kenya. 27 more words
Luo people on a farm near Akala, in the far west of Kenya; April 1979.
I love these portraits. The man is at ease with me and my camera, he knows me well, and in his expression we see nothing contrived, just a calm and direct gaze. 474 more words