Oginga Odinga in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 21st December 1963

Oginga Odinga in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 21st December 1963: Kenya’s then Minister for Home Affairs Oginga Odinga, visited the United States of America in late December 1963 soon after Kenya attained independence on 12th December 1963. Amongst other things, Oginga addressed the United Nations General Assembly and witnessed Kenya’s admittance as the 113th member of […]

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Kenya in the years 1915, 1929 and 1932, courtesy of the 1986 Sterling Winthrop (Kenya) Limited calendar – Click on images to enlarge;

Kenya in the years 1915, 1929 and 1932, courtesy of the 1986 Sterling Winthrop (Kenya) Limited calendar: Captions accompanying three below images read as follows, respectively; 1. “Vasco Da Gama Street (Mombasa) as seen in 1915. Note the tram-lines running through the street. PHOTO BY COURTESY OF: Kenya Railways.” PS. Vasco Da Gama Street is […]

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How Jomo Kenyatta changed from being Kamau wa Muigai, to Kamau wa Ngengi, to Johnstone Kamau wa Ngengi, to Johnstone Kenyatta, and finally, to Jomo Kenyatta

How Jomo Kenyatta changed from being Kamau wa Muigai, to Kamau wa Ngengi, to Johnstone Kamau wa Ngengi, to Johnstone Kenyatta, and finally, to Jomo Kenyatta: Jomo Kenyatta was born Kamau wa Muigai (Kamau son of Muigai) around the year 1896. His father Muigai passed away when he was young, and he was inherited by […]

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