On this day: the murder of Hulda Stumpf | In Times Gone By…

American missionary Hulda Stumpf was murdered in Kijabe, Kenya on the 3rd of January, 1930. Stumpf, who had spoken out in opposition to Female Genital Mutilation, a widespread and often life-threat…

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Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire | Marc Parry | News | The Guardian

British soldiers assist police searching for Mau Mau members, Karoibangi, Kenya, 1954. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

The Long Read: The Harvard historian Caroline Elkins stirred controversy with her work on the crushing of the Mau Mau uprising. But it laid the ground for a legal case that has transformed our view of Britain’s past…

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World War II bomb found in a Kenyan farm – YouTube – sentinelblog

Bomb experts in Kenya detonated a bomb found by a herder in a grazing field in Kajiado County of Eastern Kenya.The bomb is suspected to have been abandoned during the Second World War or by local soldiers during training sessions in the area in the 1990s.

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