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The Luo population"Adui aangukapo, mnyanyue" - "When your enemy falls, help him to get up" (Swahili proverb)

map tribes of Kenya

The Luo are a tribe native to the Nile, about eight centuries ago occupied the area south east of the Sudan and later moved to internal conflicts in neighboring countries, northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, up to western Kenya and Tanzania. In Kenya today are the third community to numbers, after the Kikuyu and Luhya: once were nomads like the Masai and cattle ranchers, between 1500 and 1800 they settled in areas around Lake Victoria and became fishermen and farmers. It is said that that the chief warrior RAMOGE Ajwang, about 500 years ago, took them from the Uganda to the Kenya and their arrival caused the displacement of other Bantu-speaking tribes (Gusii, Kuria and Luhya) towards the east and north of Lake
The Luo in Kenya, who call themselves Joluo (or Jalu, people of Luo) have become a sedentary people, today there are more than 4,000,000 and along the coast are engaged in fishing on the characteristic boat with a triangular sail, called Dhow.

This community has several prominent politicians in governments past and present, including some government economists Barack Obama Sr., father of Barack Obama II, the 44th President of the United States.

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