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Did siege on Fort Jesus save Kenya from becoming a Portuguese colony?

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The legendary fort siege by the Mazrui Arabs and local ended the Portuguese supremacy in Mombasa and the Coast of East Africa.

Did siege on Fort Jesus save Kenya from becoming a Portuguese colony?

By Patrick Beja | 3 months ago

Mazrui: Icon who never feared speaking his mind

Mazrui: Icon who never feared speaking his mind

In mid-July, Kenyan and global intellectuals gathered in Nairobi to commemorate the scholarly legacy of the late Prof Ali A Mazrui

Makau Mutua | 5 years ago

Legendary artist who gave art the African perspective

Renowned painter, writer and academic Prof Elizabeth Orchardson-Mazrui organised an auspicious event to celebrate this historical personage together with his African-American wife, the artist-poet Philda Ragland-Njau.

Khainga O'Okwemba | 5 years ago

Why local literature remains corruption's most potent fuel

In his research on the journal ‘Transition and Black Orpheus (1986)’, Peter Benson reports how the late Ali Mazrui suggested that Kenyans rally behind the Mau Mau to cement a sense of nationhood.

Abenea Ndago | 5 years ago

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