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The hunting dogs have arrived, it’s party time, but why aren’t the Ogiek dancing?

Originally Published: December 20, 2009The journey to get a wife among the Ogiek begins under cover of darkness. As the first bees leave their hives in search of fresh nectar, the engagement party leaves home in pursuit of the bride. Their sole aim is to reach their destination before sunrise.Tradit...

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Blood gemstones of Tsavo: How famous British miner met his death

Originally Published: August 23, 2009Events leading to the death of Mr Campbell Bridges, the British miner murdered in Kenya two weeks ago, point to an elaborate plan to gain control of the mining of rare and sought-after gemstones.Mr Bridges’ son Bruce claims a fierce three-year battle for contro...

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Scientology comes to Kenya

Originally Published: August 16, 2008There is a new religion in town. It recognises no sin, pays homage to no one, has neither angels in heaven nor fire and brimstone in hell and whose members say they can create miracles at will.Its head office in Hollywood, California is set in a white, seven-stor...

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