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President Uhuru Kenyatta Attends George Mwicigi Funeral at Muranga

President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the funeral service of the late Hon. George Mwicigi and led Kenyans who paid their last respects to one of the great leaders of Kenya. The late Hon. George Mwicigi was elected as Member of Parliament for Kandara in 1969. His development of piped water, farming, housing and health centres in Kandara would set the pace of development in the 1970’s.
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The Forgotten MAU MAU Field Marshal, Musa Mwariama

The Mau Mau rebellion force would be led by three notable men during the late 40’s, 50’s through the 60’s. Two would be captured and imprisoned. One man leading his battalion of over 2000 men would never be captured. He would come out of the forest undefeated. Very few people know about Field Marshall Musa Mwariama who shared the same title with Field Marshall Dedan Kimathi. Field Marshal Mwariama is arguably the greatest Mau Mau fighter for he was never caught. There is no record of his demise and would be 84 years old today. We in Jamhuri honor and salute him for his courageous acts that brought about Kenya freedom....
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Dr. Josephine Ojiambo – The Diplomat

A diplomat is defined as: “A person, who represents a country, conducts diplomacy with another country or international organization, represents and protects the interests and nationals of the country they represent and promotes friendly relations. He or she is a person who is also expected to be an excellent negotiator dedicated to the promotion of peace and understanding between people and strives for peaceful relations between states, for when diplomacy ceases then war begins.” ...
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