Wangu wa Makeri was the first Kikuyu female leader in living memory. This post will bring fresh insight in the life of Wangu wa Makeri, the first ever woman Chief in Colonial Kenya. A grand child of the legendary leader agreed to a candid interview.
Kinyanjui belonged to the initiation age set called ‘Njenga.’ Kinyanjui had been banished from his home area in Githunguri for some transgression which caused him to relocate to Southern Kikuyu. Muriuki gives his origin as Kandara. It is not clear at which point he joined Waiyaki’s company as...
French attained a lofty status under the Kingdom of Egypt, even when Egypt was controlled by the British, serving as a language of prestige and modernity in the country.
In Ancient times, Africans were called the Ethiopians; in medieval times most africans were called Moors; Moors brought culture and learning to Europe. They civilized and gave Europe all modernity.
Learn about the Egyptian civilization, traditions, culture, and practices. Read about the land of Egypt as well as how the great civilization flourished and declined.
The movement to unify the four colonies in South Africa proceeded almost as though blacks had no interest in the outcome. The myth of the "white man's country" was given concrete form in the Union of South Africa in 1910, with dire historical consequences.
The African South African, who are still unable to tell their suffering to the world, are a beloved peoples who are being blamed for being colonized, enslaved and their humanity squashed and crushed
The ‘righteous’ branch of the Adamic tribe had been commanded by God over successive generations not to descend the holy mountain and mingle their seed with that of the children of Cain
Chief Wangombe was the son of a Kikuyu man and a Maasai woman. He was born in Tetu, at Kamakwa near present day Nyeri Town. His father and therefore the whole family belonged to the Ambui clan, of Thiukui Mbari.
In the 19th century Africa was effectively divided up amongst the European nations as the Scramble of Africa took place. One of the nations who took part was Portugal although their share was less tha