Tag: Maasailand

Francis Ole Legis: The End of an Era

The passing on last week of Francis Lemek Ole Legis marks the end of an era in Maasailand politics. Ole Legis who was laid...

The Maasai Land Question

While in the Kenya National Archives and perusing the colonial government records, I stumbled upon a document regarding the 1932 Kenya Land Commission. The...

Land Systems In Maasailand

This post focuses on land tenure and systems in Kenya an issue that has affected the Maasai pastoral community especially in Kajiado. Land tenure is...

Drought Scare in Maasailand

Drought is menacingly rearing its ugly head in most parts of Maasailand, causing panic and uncertainty. The creation of Group Ranches among the Maasai has...