Afro History Today in Afro History ! Kenya gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1963 ! Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of “The Republic of Kenya” in 1964 ! written by Marc Alexander December 12, 2018 Jomo Kenyatta Stadium, in Kisumu City, Kenya (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dressed up Maasai warriors (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Orthographic projection map of Kenya highlighted in green. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Photo by Pompeychucks [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="375"] Photo by RichardBowen Jomo Kenyatta By Bundesarchiv [/caption] Related PostsToday in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire in 1971 ! St. Vincent and the Grenadines gains independence from the United Kingdom in 1979 !Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Women’s Rights Activist, Sojourner Truth passes away in 1883.Today in Afro History ! The United Nations passes a resolution condemning South Africa’s apartheid in 1962 !Today in Afro History ! The” Johnny Bright Incident ” occurs in 1951. Governor, Evelyn Baring declares a state of emergency in Kenya in 1952 because of the Mau Mau Uprising.Today in Afro History ! The United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar changes it’s name to The United Republic of Tanzania in 1964 ! Muhammad Ali wins first pro fight in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Jomo Kenyatta is elected as the first Prime Minister of Kenya in 1963 ! Today in Afro History ! Kenya gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1963 ! Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of “The Republic of Kenya” in 1964 ! was last modified: November 30th, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Alfred Morris ! Jazz Saxophonist, Grover Washington Jr. ! Actress, Regina Hall ! NFL player, Brad Smith ! Singer Dionne Warwick ! Jamaica Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Comedian/Actor, Jamie Foxx ! MLB Hall of Fame player, Ferguson Jenkins ! Singer, Morris Day ! Activist, Ella Baker ! You may also like The Weeknd Scored the Largest EP Streaming... April 9, 2018 2018 Billboard Music Awards: Winner list May 21, 2018 Trump interviews 4 potential Supreme Court nominees... July 3, 2018 Pelton mail: Can we predict the next... March 18, 2018 Red Bull Music Presents: High Beams' debut... July 6, 2018 ‘Cop Pool Karaoke:’ Boston Police Officers Belt... July 3, 2018 Ball takes contact in practice, eyes Fri.... January 4, 2018 Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko dead at 90 July 7, 2018 How the 'Cash Me Outside' girl became... April 18, 2018 Snapshot: Beekeeper Turns Rooftops Into Buzzing Apiaries July 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.