End to decades of uncertainty for Makonde as they get Kenyan IDs

Published: 31/Jan/2017
Source: Daily Nation

There was excitement in Makongeni Village in Msambweni, Kwale County on Monday afternoon as more than 400 members of the Makonde community prepared to receive their first Kenyan national identity cards, documents they have yearned to have for decades. The community’s leader Thomas Nguli led a group of dancers in making final touches on a traditional dance while women discussed the final phase of how they will receive the valued document on when President Uhuru Kenyatta visits on Wednesday.

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Themes: Identity Documents, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: East Africa, Kenya
Year: 2017