Tag: luo

How Luos Got Their Accent

You’ve probably been mesmerized by the fluid, flamboyant and finesse Luo accent  😉 – popularly identified by the elongation of vowels and the legendary switching  of ‘sh’ with an ‘s’ . A recent research study may provide an explanation to this immaculate accent 😀 . In a concept referred to as Acoustic Adaptation, researchers Ian ...

The Lost Story of Uluo Atyak

The story of Ulwo Atyak is of a man who ushered a whole new generation of people who today are known as the Luo. In 1010 AD, the Nuer king took over reigns from his father, King Rubanga, who, after several invasion from the Arabs moved the Kingdom capital to Wau in Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan. ...