Kenyans of Indian descent become 44th tribe

Published: 22/Jul/2017
Source: The Nation (Nairobi)


President Uhuru Kenyatta has gazetted the recognition of the Kenyans of Indian decent as the 44th tribe in Kenya and invited them to participate in the political, economic, cultural and social development of the nation.

The presidential proclamation is contained in the special gazette issue of July 21, 2017.

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, who made the announcement on Saturday on behalf of the president, noted the community’s great sense of civic duty and its key role in setting up learning and health institutions, which he noted, serve to supplement the government initiatives.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2017