ByBRIAN INGANGA Related Press
October 24, 2023, 1:10 AM
KAKAMEGA, Kenya — 1000’s of individuals braved the rain and chilly to attend an annual bullfighting competitors in western Kenya over the weekend, a few of them sitting in bushes or on hilltops to witness an occasion that has grow to be a vacationer attraction.
Bullfighting in western Kenya goes again a long time and options two prized bulls preventing it out till one runs away.
The competitors is normally preceded by a march the place bull house owners and supporters work the animals right into a frenzy. Earlier occasions have seen bulls goring onlookers.
Some bulls are fed concoctions that embody marijuana, which locals consider makes them fierce in battle. Homeowners of the bulls are thought-about native heroes.
Fifteen bulls took half within the last occasion held at two places, Khayega and Kabras. The primary attraction was a combat between bulls Captain and Senje, with Senje profitable in a 20-minute bout.
One spectator, 32-year-old Antony Angulu, mentioned he was excited to be on the occasion however was left disenchanted after his favourite bull misplaced.
“We are going to do a rematch quickly and I’m certain we’ll win,” Angulu mentioned.
Related Press author Emmanuel Igunza in Nairobi, Kenya, contributed to this report.