Was Ungwana too Sophisticated for Africans?

The ruins of Ungwana are the remnants of a once thriving town whose architecture was not attributed to Africans because it was thought too complex for them!

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St Joseph Cathedral is a Story of Endurance

When St Joseph Cathedral was built in 1957, the mission in Mujwa had just been attacked by the Mau Mau who killed a Nun and wounded a Priest.

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Taita Skull Caves Guard Ancient Burial Rituals

The Taita Skull Caves are the spectacular end result of an ancient and strange burial culture practised among the Wasagalla, Wadawida and Wakasigau people.

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If Trains at Nairobi Railways Museum Can Talk

Walking around the Nairobi Railways Museum is like turning the pages of a good Kenyan history book. Each item in the museum has a fascinating story to tell.

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Kenyatta Caves Housed a Kenyan President

Kenyatta Caves or Kino Caves, is believed to have been one of the hideouts used by Mzee Jomo Kenyatta at the height of the struggle for independence.

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105 Reasons Ivory Only Belongs to Elephants

I always felt elephants would need an elephantine approach to save them from extinction. Might burning 105 tons of ivory in Kenya be it?

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Koitalel Arap Samoei Has No Head

Every community has its hero, but few heroes have a mausoleum built in their honour. Koitalel arap Samoei is one of them.

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Juja Carries a Dark Past Worthy of Exorcism

Juja holds old dark secrets dating to the time William Mcmillan arrived in Nairobi in 1900 from West Africa with 2 idols, Ju and Ja.

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