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Kenyan chief's Twitter feed helps round up stolen cows and lost phones

Kenyan chief's Twitter feed helps round up stolen cows and lost phones

It is morning and young men sit slumped in front of the general store, looking slightly dazed. Tall sunflowers in a field seem to sway to music blasting from a huge, ancient speaker. One man is dancing. Business is slow. A brown cow was stolen this morning from Gwakiongo. A man fixes a balcony in front of a small shop, hammering nails noisily into timber. A woman chases her cows into the red dust road. A mother rakes rubbish into a heap to burn. A child recovered aged 5 yr named Wangui. A man passes on a bicycle, the tires swishing in the dust. Two boys standing on a cart pulled by three donkeys round the corner of a dirt track, and the driver's tinny cellphone blares out,...

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