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

Achievements of early political parties in Kenya before 1939.

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Achievements of early political parties in Kenya before 1939.
a) They provided political education to the African communities through their political rallies.
b) They communicated the communities’ feelings to the colonial government through publications, memoranda or speeches.
c) They defended the African cultures against
further erosion by the European missionaries. For example KCA defended female circumcision among Agikuyu.
d) They re-awakened the masses by making them conscious of the political situation in the country.
e) Some succeeded in to stop further land alienation by restraining the Europeans from displacing the Africans to the reserves. For example THA.


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