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Happy African Union Day

Happy African Union Day. How do you plan on spending the day? While most people earn a well deserved holiday, how about  we reflect on these quotes by some of our former and most prominent  African leaders: Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana), Nelson Mandela (South Africa) and Jomo Kenyatta (Kenya) 78 more words

Uhuru burnt Ivory worth $105 million but who pioneered the trade in Kenya?

On Saturday, April 30 2016, Uhuru Kenyatta burnt elephant ivory and rhino horns worth $105 million. However, who exactly started the ivory trade? Exerpts of the article below… 546 more words

News & Analysis

Opinion Murithi Mutiga: How His Highness the Aga Khan persuaded Mzee Jomo Kenyatta to maintain media independence in Kenya

By Murithi Mutiga for The Nation (Nairobi) – 15 November 2015

The Nation has the highest circulation of any newspaper on the continent outside South Africa partly because of Kenya’s unique history when it comes to the private media. 308 more words

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Kenya's Founding President Kenyatta Visiting 2-Day-Old Uhuru Kenyatta At Aga Khan Hospital

Kenya’s Late founding father, and 1st President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta at Aga Khan Hospital when Kenya’s current president and his son Uhuru Kenyatta was 2 days old. 16 more words

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My First President

I’m passionate about my origins. I’m passionate about been Kenyan born. Generally am a proud Kenyan. As i was perusing through various social sites, it crossed my mind that i know just a little about Kenya’s First President which is, “Mzee (meaning elder) Jomo Kenyatta was Kenya’s first Prime Minster then its President.” I decided to dig in and research and amazingly, i got quite informed on his family and even his real name! 686 more words

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Who Will Stand Up for Kenya?

Our country is is crisis. And am not a doomsayer to say this!

To begin with, we are currently playing witness to the attempted open arm twisting of the Judiciary by the Executive. 627 more words


The Aga Khan Deserves a Medal - and the Gratitude of All Kenyans

When in 1958 he set out to publish a newspaper which would “identify with and reflect the aspirations of the African majority in Kenya” it seemed like an act of supreme folly to many other potential investors.

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