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Writer Binyavanga Wainana on the historic role and reputation of Kenya’s Dedan Kimathi

Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainana talks about: what Dedan Kimathi means to Kenyans; how he fits into people’s memories of the period under Kenya’s first President Jomo Kenyatta; the achievements and the rough underside of this period; the forgetting that went with the achievements of that period; the Kikuyu claims on the achievements of Kimathi; and how the idea of Kenya as a country is always in the future.

July 14, 2013 by Editor
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