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Kenya's 43rd member, the Shona community now basking in glory and enjoying the fruits of nationhood

10th August, 2021

In this digital era, imagine not being able to make mobile money transfers, enrolling your child in school under another parent's name, not being eligible for employment or starting a business, and mothers delivering at home. That has been the struggle by members of the Shona community in the country, who have been living as a stateless community for over half a century. But now new dawn beckons for them after the government began issuing them with national identity cards. KTN senior reporter Rita Tinina reports on the hopes and dreams of the Shona.