COVID-19 disrupts tradition, business of Kenya's Maasai community

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Kenya's famous Masaai warriors are renowned for rituals and customs which they keep to this day, but the spread of COVID-19 is disrupting their traditional way of life.

Fears over the pandemic has forced them to cancel their semi-nomadic lifestyle and all the traditional celebrations.

David Nina, a Maasai moran (youth) leader recounts how past diseases ravaged the community and fears they have over the current pandemic: "Our history as told to us by our elders tells of a time when our people f…
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Kenya
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kenya, covid-19, masaai