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Meru community uses Miraa herb to propose to a woman for marriage

Miraa has always been known as one of the economic lifelines of the larger Meru county where it is grown on a large scale. But did you know that the shrub which is widely consumed by the Somali speaking people is more than just a crop for residents of Meru or anyone who happens to marry a Meru girl.

To the Ameru people one can only be allowed to propose to their girls after presenting a bunch of the precious twig. Our reporter Gordon Odhiambo was in Meru and filed the following report.

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