From the Archive

The 1 June marks the 55th Anniversary of Kenya becoming a self-governing Republic independent from Great Britain. ‘Madaraka’ is a Swahili word for “freedom independence”. Jomo Kenyatta served as the country’s first Prime Minister and then President.

Author: British Pathé

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