A Response to Ekal Imana: Past Mistakes of the Turkanas and Lessons to be Learned
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A Response to Ekal Imana: Past Mistakes of the Turkanas and Lessons to be Learned

By Immanuel Lokwei, I think that of late, like the last ten years or so, the Pokots have had an upper hand both militarily and diplomatically. I think you [Mr. Imana] are quite right that this ethnic fighting has been unidirectional, “starts from Pokot and ends in Turkana.” But let us ask ourselves, why have … Continue reading

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Turkana-Pokot Conflict is a One-Sided Aggression: The Pokots always attack, while the Turkanas are Unresponsive

By Ekal Imana, I do not know if you understand the nature of the current insecurity problem. If you do, you should then know that the problem is unidirectional, it starts from pokot and ends in Turkana. It is the pokot who are attacking unresponsive Turkanas. The Turkana no longer attack back. The pokots come, … Continue reading

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A Moving Narrative: Battered, Raped, and Infected with HIV. (Undeniable Consequences of Violence)

Turkanas and Pokots should emulate this strong woman. We (Turkana and Pokot) need to embrace one kind of Faith or Ideology that we can identify with. And in so doing, we can speed up the process of Eternal Peace and Social Growth. A Woman of insurmountable Faith and Resilience. Continue reading

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After Violence: A Documentary about the Subject of Violence

We should not think that we are the only ones trapped under the spell of violence (for our case ethnic violence). Other people have been victimized too by various manifestations of violence. Perhaps, by understanding these other forms of violence, and learning from them, we might have new perspectives of investigating the reality surrounding our … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Nomadic Spirit in the Face of Materialistic Conflict: Turkana-Pokot Conflict and the Threat to the Nomadic Spirit

By Immanuel Lokwei, (This article makes better sense read the fourth-time). If the Pokots are the grass[1], Turkanas should be the wind. Confucius[2] says, “The essence of the gentleman is that of wind; the essence of small people is that of grass. And when a wind passes over the grass, it [grass] cannot choose but … Continue reading

Making Peace with These People [Pokots] is A Waste of Time
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Making Peace with These People [Pokots] is A Waste of Time

By Ekal Imana, (Criticism of “Turkanas for Pokots Liberation: De-Domesticating Pastoralism” article) Lokwei, Are you a Turkana or a pokot dressed in Turkana skin? Your suggestion makes sense, but, I wonder how old you are, and if young, where you have been in these years the pokots have been attacking Turkana with abandon? 1. For as … Continue reading