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Jomo Kenyatta

Date of Birth: c. 1891
Died: 22/08/1978


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ICC has Kenyan politicians on the run

John Muchiki, Environment Minister and a Kikuyu, and Beth Wambui Mugo, a former minister and Jomo Kenyatta’s niece, held a press conference to defend suspects Uhuru Kenyatta and Francis Muthaura...


Mungiki’s new man

Among the contributors was Njenga Karume, who has been part of the Kikuyu inner circle since Jomo Kenyatta’s era and has served as Kikuyu MP from Kiambaa, defence minister and head of the Gikuyu, Embu and Meru Association...


The battle for the basic law

This wording was part of a deal in 1963 between Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya’s first President, and the then Sultan of Zanzibar, by which Zanzibar transferred a coastal strip to Kenya and gave it access to the sea...


Who is heading for the Hague?

Widely suspected of election skulduggery is the shilling billionaire James Njenga Karume, founder of the GEMA (Gikuyu, Embu and Meru Association) and faithful retainer of presidents since Jomo Kenyatta...


The hard road to truth, justice and reconciliation

Wamwere, a former Nakuru member of parliament and ex-detainee who fled with his family to Norway to escape the Moi regime and had also suffered under President Jomo Kenyatta's rule, said he would not bother to testify if Kiplagat retained the chair...

Professor Ali Mazrui, Vice-Chancellor of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, says a foreigner should chair the TJRC and suggests Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Commonwealth Secretary General...


Courts and killings

Hyslop Ipu, an ineffectual bureaucrat from Coast Province, has just been pushed out as Comptroller of State Houses, the equivalent of the US Chief of Staff, and replaced by the Mount Kenya group’s Professor Nick Wanjohi, formerly Vice- Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and one of the President’s faithful retainers...


The region grows – despite politics and prices

The last time Kenya’s three most senior politicians left the country was in April 1964 when Jomo Kenyatta visited the Commonwealth Heads of Goverment Meeting in London for his first (and last) time...


Second honeymoon for the money men

In the 1970s, the Jomo Kenyatta government, taking advantage of the Africanisation programme to raise Africans' stake in the economy, had encouraged the setting up of investment vehicles such as Heri Ltd...


The spurned advisor at State House

Some had begun to compare him to Charles Njonjo, the veteran of both the Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel arap Moi presidencies, who during 20 years had built a political network...

One top contender for Murage’s job is Nicholas Wanjohi, Vice-Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, who was conspicuous at Kibaki’s hurried swearing in at State House on 30 December...


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