KENYA HISTORY PROJECT

1959 HOLA MASSACRE

The aftermath of the Hola massacre was a turning point for British colonial rule due to the negative publicity and outrage it garnered. The British public would no longer be oblivious to the atrocities of colonial rule.

HISTORY ASIDES, KENYA HISTORY PROJECT

ARGWINGS KODHEK

CMG 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.

KENYA HISTORY PROJECT

FIELD MARSHAL MUSA MWARIAMA

Field Marshal Musa Mwariama was one of the main Mau Mau leaders. He commanded a highly disciplined and organized army of more than 2000 soldiers that was stationed in the Meru side of Mt. Kenya and the forests of Nyambene Hills.