Black History

#BlackHistoryFacts for September 10: Jomo Kenyatta returns to Kenya

In 1961, Jomo Kenyatta returns to Kenya from exile during which he had been elected as president of the Kenyan African National Union. A leader for Kenyan independence, Kenyatta was allowed to return to Kikuyuland in mid-August and was officially released by the British later in the month of August. He was held for almost nine years of imprisonment and detention. Kenya was given independence two years later. Kenyatta became prime minister.

Source: Kenyatta returns

Kenyatta freed –


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

What is 15 + 13 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)
To Top
Skip to toolbar