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, 2019 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 ! 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 ! Abolitionist/Women’s Rights Activist, Sojourner Truth passes away in 1883.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, 2019 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 Celtics fired up for Game 7 at... April 27, 2018 3-Year-Old Girl Hurt After Rock Crashes Through... May 20, 2017 Mother Arrested After 2 Infant Kids Locked... July 10, 2018 2nd suspect arrested in slaying of rapper... July 11, 2018 Mason Rudolph, James Washington take NCAA light... May 11, 2018 Browns DE Bryant indicted on felony drug... February 10, 2016 Strings Music Festival announces two new concerts... June 9, 2018 Jimmy Wopo, Rising Pittsburgh Rap Star, Dead... June 19, 2018 Source: Snead a Raven as Saints won’t... April 23, 2018 Iceland's Secret Solstice Announces Phase 3 Lineup March 27, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.