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 Kenya & Uganda  

 Sports: Kenyan Volleyball star Mercy Moim relocates to Finland. Posted 29th Nov 2014 [NEW]

 Mercy Moim (Back row 2nd from left) who hails from Koboywo, Mt. Elgon and formerly playing volleyball for both Kenya prisons and the National Kenyan team, has now landed a professional career with club Liiga Ploki in Finland......to read more click here.


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Velma wins Miss Tourism in Bungoma County.
By Daniel Psirmoi. Posted 19th October, 2014.

Bungoma Governor Lusaka joins in the celebrations as Velma Chepchumba wins Miss Tourism, Bungoma County.

A first-year student from JKUAT is the new Bungoma County Miss Tourism 2014. Valma Chepchumba, 22, a Sabaot from Mt Elgon, was crowned Miss Tourism 2014 after 18 other beauties for the crown......Click here to read more.
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KSh32 Million Set Aside for Mt Elgon Bursaries.
By John Nalianya. Posted 19th October, 2014.

Mt Elgon CDF committee has set aside Sh32 million for students' bursaries, MP John Serut has said. He said priority will be given to orphans in secondary and tertiary institutions whose parents were killed by members of the Sabaot Land Defense Forces in 2007. Serut said each student will receive a minimum of Sh10,000.......Click here to read more.
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Former Elgon MP Kisiero Responds to his Critics on NLC Task-Force Inclusion.
Posted 30th July, 2014.
Hon Wilberforce Kisiero [SIDO File Photo]

Click here to read Kisiero's Press Statement.....to read more click here.
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VP Hon Ruto donates Kshs. 1Million to Kimobo Sec School and Officially opens Chemoge Sec School Library.
By Daniel Psirmoi. Posted: 26th July, 2014.

It's all students' smiles as VP Hon Ruto Drives the newly acquired bus by Kimobo Secondary School. Pic by Daniel Psirmoi.
Mt. Elgon-Kapsokwony, Kenya: VP Hon Ruto on Saturday was at Chemoge Secondary School where he officially opened a library spearheaded by our own Dr Jason Kapkirwok before heading to Kimobo Secondary School where he officially launched a newly purchased school bus and Ruto also donated Kshs. 1Million for the construction of the School's laboratory.....to read more click here.

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Fear grips residents as dreaded SDLF

militia said to be rebranding

By JUMA KWAYERA

The late SLDF Commander Mr. Wycliffe Matakwei speaks to journalists. [File Photo]

Mt. Elgon-Kenya: In the furthest riches of the scenic Mt Elgon, frightened residents talk of a dreaded militia that is now regrouping. They say Sabaot Land Defense Force ( SLDF), believed to have been wiped out during a military onslaught in 2008, is taking a foothold and fears abound that it is a matter of time before matters get out of hand. “In Chepkube, we cannot access the forest because remnants of SLDF have taken over the area. They are a law unto themselves,” says one man, who asked not to be named for fear of a reprisal attack................click here to read more. [NEW]
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 Who are The Sabaots?

The Sabaots tribe is one of the nine sub-tribes of the Kenyan Kalenjin tribe. The other eight Kalenjin sub-tribes are: Sengwer, Tugen, Terik, Keiyo, Kipsigis, Pokot, Marakwet and Nandi who live in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The Sabaots are the authentic Kalenjin tribe and hence they are commonly referred as "Kapkugo" by the other Kalenjin sub-tribes. The Sabaot community is comprised of six sub-dialects namely: 1.Bookok (Book), 2. somek, 3. Mosopishok (Mosop), 4. Konjak (Kony), 5. Bong'omek (Bungoma), and 6. Sabinjak (Sebei)........click here to read more.

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Experts seek to save Mount Elgon
ecosystem
. Posted on 8th June 2014

Mt. Elgon-KITALE,  Kenya (Xinhua) -- An integrated plan has been unveiled to save
Kenya’s Mt. Elgon ecosystem facing a serious threat from massive
population increase,  a Mt Elgon National Park’s official said on
Tuesday. The population trend is worrying and promoting the
destruction of wildlife and forest, said Mt. Elgon National Park
Senior Warden Collins Omondi during a five day training
workshop held in Kitale......to read more click here. [NEW]

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Four jailed for killing Mt. Elgon Belgian tourist.

By Pascal Kwesiga. Posted 8th June 2014.


Mt. Elgon, Uganda - Belgian national Annick Van De Venster was killed at a camp on the
peak of Mt. Elgon in 2008.                 

The army court in Kampala has sentenced to jail the killers of a Belgian mountain climber, six years after her murder in Mt. Elgon National Park. Annick Van De Venster, 35, was shot dead at a camp fired near the peak of Mt. Elgon, court records indicate. She was in Uganda for a month-long tour......to read more click here. [NEW]

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Is defeated Sabaot Land Defence Force plotting a comeback?

He is bright-eyed and looks more nervous than I am.He is dressed in army camouflage. From our correspondences, I knew ‘The Terminator’ was a huge man, perhaps over 6-foot-1 inch.  But I am struck by how bony he is, with bony wrists. His firearm is partly rested on his lap and two knives dangle from his webbed belt. Beside him is a stone-faced, bare-chested man, in his early 30s, holding a semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun.........click here to read more.[NEW]

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