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someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)

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The Dinka and Lou Nuer tribes are major southern pastoralist groups with a long history of inter-tribal cattle raiding.
Even the traditional motivations of cattle raiding for pride, wealth, and dowry are giving way to stolen cattle ending up on trucks bound for slaughterhouses and meat exporters.
Much like a stock market drop on the bad news that the monthly production figures for the computer industry have just gone down, the cattle raiding business also drops, the warriors far too busy keeping what herds they have alive.
Lakes state has been blighted by cattle raiding since South Sudan's secession from the north in July 2011 and continues to be locked in a cycle of inter-clan revenge clashes.
A police source in Lakes state said on Monday that clashes between the rival counties of Rumbek North (Maper) and Cueibet sparked by ongoing cattle raiding and revenge attacks had killed 156 people between 21 and 23 May.
May 26, 2014 (RUMBEK) -- A police source in Lakes state said on Monday that clashes between the rival counties of Rumbek North (Maper) and Cueibet have killed 156 people between 21 and 23 May due to cattle raiding and revenge attacks.
Lakes state has become hub of cattle raiding and continues to be locked in a cycle of inter-clan revenge clashes.
The minister also said that peace would be the only chance for the state stop to criminal acts, including child abduction and cattle raiding.
Lakes state has become hub of cattle raiding and continues to be locked in a cycle of inter-clan revenge clashes, with youth activists and traditional authorities calling for Dhuol's removal.
December 28, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in South Sudan's Lakes state said that inter-clan clashes spurred by cattle raiding and counter revenge attacks have once again flared.
The meeting also sought to create a special court to deal with crimes, including cattle raiding.
This is not the first internal cattle raiding incident to have occurred, with had been reported, Lakes state remaining a hub for illegal rustling, as well other neighbouring states.
Rampant cattle raiding in South Sudan continues to cause unrest across the new nation, as well as hinder free grazing along state borders.
Cattle raiding has been a constant cause of insecurity in the two years since South Sudan separated from Sudan.