For the Makonde, challenges abound a year after receiving citizenship

President Uhuru Kenyatta issues a national identity card to Hamisi Juma, a member of the Makonde community at Sawa Sawa grounds in Msambweni on February 1, 2017. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In February 2017, President Uhuru Kenyatta officially declared the Makonde the 43rd tribe of Kenya after years of agitating for citizenship.

  • The Nation finds out what good this has done to the community.

Expectant faces greet us when we arrive at Makongeni village off Likoni-Lunga Lunga road.


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