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POINT BLANK: The Gentrification of the Kenyan Luo Man.

Updated: Sep 14, 2023


A picture of Kisumu market in 1900 at the arrival of the Kenya-Uganda Railway

Naturally, a Luo man is of medium height or even tall, lean, and very strong.


He is stoic, confident and hardworking. He is skilled, innovative and creative.


30 years ago,

  • If you wanted valuable furniture, you'd go to a Luo carpenter.

  • If you wanted a good-looking suit to wear, you'd go to a Luo tailor.

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