Kenyatta Tag Archive

7 Absurd Stories from Kenyan History

A chicken, two stolen Mercedes, a fist fight, a mistranslation, an argument, a crate of beer, and green ink.

The Unreluctant King

When the former Governor visited the new President at State House, what used to be Baring's home, he found a man just like him. Just how alike they were became apparent when he sadistically said"By the way, I was sitting at that very desk when I signed your detention order thirteen years ago." To which Kenyatta quipped "If I had been in your shoes I would have done exactly the same."Pointing to the desk, he added slyly "And I myself have signed a number of detention orders sitting right there too."

When Mzee Kenyatta was assaulted in London

In the span of two short years, Kenya's founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta was the target of two racist attacks in London.