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

Role played by African Elected Members Organization ;AEMO in the struggle for independence up to 1963.

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Role played by AEMO in the struggle for independence up to 1963.
a) They formed pressure groups to demand for greater political rights for Africans.
b) They formed the core team, which pressurized for independence.
c) They made known the grievances of Africans in International Fora.
d) They networked with other African nationalists elsewhere e.g. in Ghana and Nigeria.
e) They fought for the release of detained nationalists e.g. Kenyatta.
f) They formed he national political parties e.g. KANU and KADU, which led the country to independence.