The struggle to protect Kenya's Ewaso Ngiro river
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 00:00
By Chris Williams, Truthout | News Analysis
"Had the local district officer not had a swimming pool filled with clean water, maybe there would have been more for us to drink."
- Bildad Kaggia, Kenyan trade union leader and Central Committee member of the Mau Mau. Prisoner, 1952-61, Lokitaung, British isolation camp for political prisoners convicted of using, "their power and influence over the less educated Africans [to implement] this foul scheme of driving Europeans from Kenya." (1)
"The future of Kenya is entirely in the hands of the indigenous people."
- Kaunga, indigenous rights activist, organizer of the Camel Caravan