THE HISTORY OF
Colonization and Freedom in Kenya
British trades with Germany for Kenya
They give Germany a south western piece of land in return.
Jomo Kenyatta is born
British Empire establishes the East Africa Protectorate
The railroad reached through half of Keyna
The city of Nairobi was founded a year later .
Before this Lake Victoria and Kisumu were part of Uganda.
The border between Kenya and Uganda is adjusted
Today Kenya is leading in the coffe market of Africa
First experiments with growing coffee in Kenya are made by British settlers
He died on JULY 29, 1890.
The British colonial administration moves from Mombasa to Nairobi
World War I includes Africa and 200,000 Africans are recruited in Kenya by the British Army
One fourth of the recruited Kenyans die.
The British settlers requires more land. Another 5186 hectares are taken from the Africans.
The protectorate becomes Kenya and gets status of British Crown Colony.
The first tea plantation is founded in Kenya
A law is ensured that only the European settlers could profit from growing tea and cofee for export
Labour unions are becoming stronger in the colony. Strikes hits hard on Mombasa
A organization for African independence is formed; Kenyan African Union (KAU)
Jomo Kenyatta becomes leader of KAU