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

Grievances of the Kikuyu Central Association

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Grievances of the Kikuyu Central Association. CKCA
-They were demanding for the removal of the 1915 Crown Land Ordinance that made Africans mere tenants and not real owners of their land.
-They were demanding for African representation in the Legislative Council.
-They were opposed to forced labour.
-They wanted free primary education as opposed to the colonial education system.
- Establishment of a secondary school, training facility for hospital workers and a school for girls.
-Removal of kipande system.
- They demanded that all colonial laws be translated into Gikuyu Language so that all members of the community could understand them.