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 Political Developments and the Struggle for Independence in Kenya (1919-1963)

Early political organizations In Kenya upto 1939

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POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS AND STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE IN KENYA (1919-1963)
Early Political Organizations In Kenya Upto 1939.
African participation in the First World War contributed to rapid political developments in Kenya in the following ways;
a) When many African from different communities and countries met, they realized that they shared numerous interests and problems.
b) The Africans’ disapproval of the Whiteman’s immortality during the war, as he could also get wounded, die and suffer like them.
c) The introduction of many unfair measures after the war made their lives difficult. For example, governor Northey introduced the Soldier settlement scheme in 1919 to settle British ex-soldiers.


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