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18-Sep-2019

Sango Vere First Encounter With Power Hungry Fumo Liyongo

Oral traditions assert that his father, Vere, was a chief (haju) of the Buu clan of the Pokomo. Vere married a beautiful...

Pokomo Houses Before Civilization

Before Pokomos lived in luxurious houses and mansions, they lived in grass thatched houses commonly known as hats. Every man ready for...

The Untold History of Pokomo [Part 1]

The Pokomo are classified under the Eastern Bantu. This is the group of Bantu that migrated to East Africa and inhabited the...

POKOMO TRADITIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN

In pokomo tradition  Men are the heads of their families and when it comes to  community the GASA (council...

Rise of Rebels and Revolution Against Pokomo Elders

When we go back in time we find that Pokomos had rich cultures. The way they farmed on...

POKOMO TRADITIONAL PASSAGE TO ADULTHOOD

The Pokomos were organized around the age-set system (RIKA) and thus male and female...

Old Institutions That Shaped the Pokomo Nation

Before coming of foreigners in Pokomo lands, the natives used to govern themselves with an elaborate structure that came to be admired...

Controlling Aspects Of Pokomo Elders In Socio-Economic Settings

  When it comes to the status of women in Pokomo, they were considered as blessings. An elder would...

The First Church and Christians In Pokomo Land

Before coming of modern civilization, the Pokomos used to believe there is a supreme being somewhere in the skies. They believed in sacrificing to...

The untold story about the Pokomo in Hola mission

The German missionaries came to Tana River and ultimately settled at the “HOLA MISSION”, by that time no Pokomo was living there rather they...