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Northern Kenya Oil Deposits Fuel Violent Inter-Communal Conflicts


More than two years after Kenya struck oil for the first time in its northern-most county, Turkana, the two ethnic groups that live on either side of the oil reserves are engaging in violent, often deadly, armed conflict. For centuries, they have vied for land and access to water points, but now they want a stake in the oil wealth. Jessica Hatcher reports from the south of the county. Reporting for this piece was funded by the Pulitzer Center.

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