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someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)

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It is impossible to narrate Southern African colonial frontiers without cattle raiding.
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.
Although political leaders are in support of peace and stability as called for by the presidency, some elements at the side of Boma, whom Governor Aguer described as "beneficiaries of cattle raiding and child abductions", may oppose that.
I have come with the MPs and chiefs from various section of toposa in order to meet the population of this kauto county in regards to the question of cattle raiding between them and the population of the county which comprise of Nyangtom, Toposa, explained the governor.
August 24, 2016 (JUBA) -- A peace conference between rival communities of Dinka Bor and the Murle aimed at ending child abduction, cattle raiding and creating harmony in two regions of South Sudan's Jonglei state is in the offing, an official has disclosed.
Cattle raiding in Lakes, Unity and Warrap states have been a common practice among these communities for years even before the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).
We are regretting this renewed cattle raiding and call upon our neighbouring authorities in [the] Greater Pibor Administrative Area and Teregeka county to ensure that [the] culprits are arrested and held to account," Maker told Sudan Tribune from Bor on Wednesday.
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.
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.