All Things Kenyan

History Articles

Early Migrations To Kenya

Early Migrations To Kenya

Kenya was not an independent country until 1963 and the name Kenya did not come into use until the 1800’s. A lot was going on in the land that is now Kenya between 500 A.D. and 1600 A.D. People were…

Mau Mau Women

The women in the Mau Mau movement played a large role in helping the men hide from the British. Some fought along side the men while others brought food and weapons to the men. Women fighting alongside the men was…

The Mau Mau – Kenya’s Freedom Fighters

Mau Mau (rhymes with cow) is a term used to describe the Kenyans who fought against British rule in the 1950s for land and political freedom.  No one really knows where the term Mau Mau came from.  It was possibly…

How Do You Find Kenya?

If I had a shilling for every time I heard “Madame, how do you find Kenya?”… Ok, I wouldn’t be rich, but I could’ve at least bought a cold drink and a plate of chips! If I had wanted to…