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

Reasons for the formation of Ukamba Members Association

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Reasons for the formation of Ukamba Members Association
a) The Akamba wanted to fight against land alienation for European ranchers causing shortage of land for grazing.
b) To oppose the colonial policy of de-stocking who argued that overstocking was responsible for soil erosion in Kitui and Machakos regions.
c) To oppose heavy taxation.
d) To represent the Akamba people’s interests.
e) To fight for the Akamba rights and freedoms.


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