How to end the Mt Elgon crisis
(N.B.: Ed. Note: The claim that a "Moorland Force" for what the
author here calls in derogatory terms the "Ndorobo" exists could
not be confirmed on the ground, but it is said to be a propaganda
trick by the SLDF, which reached mainstream media through a Daily
Nation scribe, Mr. Bernhard Kwahia, himself a Sabaot.)
Letters - Daily Nation
ROBERT K. KILIMO, Embobut, Marakwet.
10. March 2008
The land clashes in Mt Elgon District continue to hurt weak,
innocent children and women.
The quickest and the most sustainable way to end this problem is
to bring the warring clans and factions to a round table talk to
arrive at an amicable solution.
This initiative should be quickly spearheaded by the new
The Soy clan’s Sabaot Land Defence Force and the Ndorobo clan’s
Moorland Forces, and the Janjaweed that brings together the other
clans, should be asked to lay down their weapons immediately in
amnesty and their leaders invited to the talks at Kitale.
Meanwhile, the police should maintain security and stop harassing