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, Kenya’s first Prime Minister passes away in 1978 ! 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 Finding The GOAT Group: Run-DMC vs. Grandmaster... July 11, 2018 South Korea's hip-hop scene is getting bigger... June 14, 2018 DOJ tells court it may need more... July 6, 2018 Ty Lawson’s comeback story is just beginning April 27, 2018 Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift Recognized As Top... May 21, 2018 7/5: CBS Evening News July 6, 2018 Warriors sweep or a Cavs upset? May 29, 2018 What you need to know about Jameis... June 28, 2018 T.O. on Hall of Fame plan: Not... July 19, 2018 Davido, Wizkid, Simi Top 2018 Headies Nominee's... April 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.