Samburu warrior with beaded headdress and feather - Kenya
The Samburu is closely related to the Maasai. Like the Maasai, they live in the central Rift Valley area of Kenya, where the climate is semi-arid. They are seminomadic and belong to the Maa (Nilotic) speaking group of people. They do very little farming. Their livelihood depends upon the cattle, sheep and goats they raise. They use their milk more than meat. They often drink milk mixed with cow's blood. So, like their neighbours, they have to search for water and grazing land which leads…
Woman making injera plates, Keren market, Eritrea
Injera for everybody ! Those giant plates are made with sand, and are used to cook the injera, the local food made with teff. Keren market, Eritrea © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com
Children studying at an IDP minority school, operated by Galkayo Education Center for Peace and Development with some support from UNHCR. Bulo Baley IDP Camp in North Galkayo, #Somalia. UNHCR / B. Bannon / February 2007
Ever since he was young, he has been fascinated by far away countries and travelling, and spent some time in Africa, unknowingly retracing Monfried and Joseph Kessel’s footsteps when he was 10 years old in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Yemen.
Pokot girl with the traditional necklace - Kenya
The Pokot (or Pokhot) live in the Baringo district and in the Western Pokot district in Kenya. They are also inhabitants of Uganda.There are two main sub-groups depending of their location and way of life. The first group consist of the Hill Pokot who live in the rainy highlands in the west and in the central south, and are mainly farmers and pastoralists. The second group is made up of the Plains Pokot who live in dry and infertile plains, with their cattle. A homestead is composed of one…