Out of Africa: Maasai warrior marvels at S’pore’s skyscrapers, trains on his first trip abroad

Mr Godfrey Kinyaga is in Singapore to speak about rhino conservation. PHOTO: A2A SAFARIS
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SINGAPORE – It is difficult to miss a man like Godfrey Kinyaga in a crowd. Lean and poised, with bronzed skin, he looks resplendent in beaded jewellery and a checked red robe called a shuka.

Mr Kinyaga is a Maasai, a semi-nomadic tribe of warriors and herders found in Kenya and Tanzania. The 37-year-old hails from Ngare Ndare, a village in the foothills of a mountain, and has lived in Kenya all his life.

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