Around 2500 and 3000 years ago, Cushites were already occupying the grasslands of the Kenya highlands cultivating food crops like sorghum , millet and rearing long horned humpless cattle.
âThey existed in two groups;
Today the Borana occupy the area north of the Tana River.
âThey include the Borana, Somali, Oromo, Gabra, Rendille and Burji.
âThey originated either from Ethiopia or Somalia moving and settling into Kenya around 2000 and 1000 years ago due to the following reasons;
âThe Somali represent the largest single group of eastern Cushites in Kenya.
Effects of migration and settlement of the Oromo in Kenya
Results of Cushitic migration into Kenya
Follow AtikaSchool.Org on our Social Channels
This gives you an opportunity to get our latest uodates, changes and firsthand information