Encyclopaedia Africana L September 20, 2020 LUPITA NYONG’O

My mother – who has never worn make-up herself – didn’t allow me to wear make-up growing up. She always said, “Your skin is beautiful the way it is.”’

Encyclopaedia Africana K September 2, 2020 THE KENYA LAND AND FREEDOM ARMY (MAU-MAU)

. “We went on and on and on; we did not want to leave [the struggle] until [the British] came to understand that this country belongs to the Kenyan Africans.”

Encyclopaedia Africana W September 2, 2020 THE WHITE HIGHLANDS (KENYA)

What is now Kenya was part of the British Empire and a Crown Colony in 1958 by which time the British had driven the Kikuyu and other tribes out of an area they considered to be the most attractive and built ranches, farms and retreats on it.

Encyclopaedia Africana M September 2, 2020 MEKATILILI WA MENZA

Mekatilili was an old woman when the British began to steal our country.

Encyclopaedia Africana S September 2, 2020 SAMBURU PEOPLE: KENYA

The Samburu are a proud warrior tribe. Proud of their culture and traditions, the Samburu maintain virtually the same lifestyle as that enjoyed by their ancestors, untarnished by western influences.

Encyclopaedia Africana L August 27, 2020 LAMU OLD TOWN (KENYA)

Lamu Old Town is the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, retaining its traditional functions.

Encyclopaedia Africana K August 23, 2020 KAMAU BRAITHWAITE

He took a job as a school inspector in Ghana just as that African country was moving toward independence.

Encyclopaedia Africana K August 7, 2020 KENYA NATIONAL ANTHEM

O God of all creation
Bless this our land and nation
Justice be our shield and defender
May we dwell in unity
Peace and liberty
Plenty be found within our borders.

Health (RH) Resources Hub August 1, 2020 Phyllis Omido: The woman who won $12m fighting lead battery poisoners

Ms Omido says that “money cannot even compensate”, but the funds can be used for medication and treatment.

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