Kenya Colony Tag Archive

The Legend of Otenyo

In 1908, a man called Otenyo Nyamaterere did something completely badass.

12 Stunning High Quality Photos of Kenyan History

By Nathan Tama It is rare to bump onto high quality images of colonial and precolonial images such as these. 

How Kenya got The Ten-Mile Coastal Strip

The ownership of Kenya’s coastline has been a matter of contention since the Sultan of Zanzibar officially signed it away in 1963. The claims for secession are often accompanied by the history of the great Zanzibar sultanate which once stretched to what is today the Kenyan coastline.