Why Kenyans online are loving This kind of independence video

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Mzee Jomo Kenyatta with General Mwariama. PHOTO | SCREENGRABMzee Jomo Kenyatta with General Mwariama. PHOTO | SCREENGRAB

By MWEDE KASUJJA

A never-seen before video of the late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta along that has a Meru Mau Mau general has excited Kenyans online.

within the video, little-known General Musa Mwariama, who appears to be high, opens his eyes wide as Kenyatta explains how he was happy to see the fighter.

The general was among the Mau Mau fighters who left the forest after surviving the war without being tortured or killed.

None of his troops was killed.

within the video, a confused Mwariama looks on as Kenyatta addresses foreign press on how happy the fighters were, after the country attained independence.

While Kenyatta speaks fluent English, the general converses in Kimeru with the founding president, a Kikuyu, acting as an interpreter.

The general at some point retrieves two modest Kenyan flags along with asks Kenyatta to bless them.

the idea will be a video which best exhibits the different fates of independence heroes.

While Kenyatta went on to be the head of state along with left vast wealth to his family, General Mwariama died in abject poverty in Ukambani after trying to suck venom by a man who had been bitten by a snake.

The video which was shared by @HistoryKE was retweeted more than 1,500 times as users sought more information about the general.

Source – Nairobi News

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Why Kenyans online are loving This kind of independence video

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