Images from Kibwezi showing the building of the East Africa Railway in addition to other images from that period.
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Most probably the earliest recordings of the Akamba people singing their traditional songs.
The Ilemi Triangle is a historically volatile strip of land at the Northwest tip of the Kenyan Border with South Sudan and Ethiopia. A quiet dispute exists between Kenya and South Sudan on its ownership.The Turkana and Dassanech tribes have been fighting for the Triangle’s grazing rights since pre-colonial times. Rumors of oil deposits will only make make the future more perilous.
The Mau Mau Movement employed advance survival tactics similar to those of other highly successful insurgency movements such as the Viet Cong or the FLN of Algeria.