40 Years On, Kenya Remembers Highlights of Jomo Kenyatta's Rule
The nation has observed the passing of the country's founding president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta who died in office in 1978. Kenyatta started off as an anti-colonial activist and politician who became prime minister from 1963 to 1964, before taking the reins as president in 1964.
Nation, 22 August 2018
Forty years ago today, the nation was stunned by a lunchtime broadcast that Mzee Jomo Kenyatta had died in his sleep at State House, Mombasa. Read more »
Capital FM, 22 August 2018
Kenya on Wednesday commemorated 40 years since the death of the country's founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta who died in office in 1978. Read more »
Nairobi News, 22 August 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday tickled congregants who had turned up for Mzee Jomo Kenyatta's 40th memorial at the Holy Family Basilica when he demanded for his father's… Read more »
Mzee Jomo Kenyatta takes the oath during his swearing-in as Kenya's first Prime Minister on June 1, 1963 in Nairobi.