We are not makers of history. We are made by history. Martin Luther King, Jr.
RECOMMENDED HISTORY BOOKS
A Path Not Taken: The story of Joseph Murumbi: Africa's Greatest Private Cultural Collector and Kenya's Second Vice-president
- HISTORY ASIDES: THE NAME BEHIND THE ROAD, ARGWINGS KODHEK ROADCMG Argwings Kodhek (1923-1969) was the Kenya's first African lawyer. Known for providing legal representation to freedom fighters he later became the Minister for Foreign Affairs in Independent Kenya.
- CANCER IN KENYA: HAVE THE CHICKENS COME HOME TO ROOST?Cancer is fast becoming a leading cause of mortality in Kenya especially among women. What is causing this escalation especially in our parents' generation?
- HISTORY SHORTS: FIELD MARSHAL MUTHONI WA KIRIMAFIELD MARSHAL MUTHONI WA KIRIMA (b. 1931;also known as Nyina wa Thonjo) was one of the highest ranking women in the command structure of the Mau Mau movement.
- TYPE 1 DIABETES: THE LESSER KNOWN FORM OF DIABETESType 1 Diabetes also known as Juvenile Diabetes kills hundreds of children every year in Kenya due to lack of diagnosis and treatment. Learn more about the lesser known sibling of Type 2 diabetes.
- HISTORY SHORTS: PIO GAMA PINTOPio Gama Pinto (1927-1965) was a Kenyan journalist of Indian and Goan descent and a true Kenya hero who has captured the imagination of Kenyans. He was actively involved in the fight for independence and for equality after Kenya gained its independence.