Unknown Black Grasshopper Nymphs from Kenya

Subject: What grasshopper is this?
Location: Lake Naivasha, Kenya
July 18, 2017 10:37 pm
I found these black grasshoppers in Hell’s Gate Gorge near Lake Naivasha in Kenya in June 2017.
Signature: Martina

Grasshopper Nymphs

Dear Martina,
We did not have any luck locating any matching images online, but we suspect these black Grasshopper nymphs might be in the family Pyrgomorphidae, the Toxic Milkweed Grasshoppers.

Grasshopper Nymphs
Thanks Daniel,
That was my closest guess too.
Your website was very helpful in eliminating lots of possibilities, and in coming closer to a match.
Thanks so much too for the prompt response.
Best, Martina
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