Uhuru criticises Britain’s record

President Kenyatta is invited for a dance by a member of Kenyan Girls Choir at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi on August 11, 2015. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • In a largely sombre and reflective address to the more than 400 delegates, President Kenyatta also castigated attempts by British historians to suggest that the empire that oversaw colonisation was good.
  • Saying that it would not be useful to dwell on these issues, he asked the MPs to take advantage of the fact that African states and nations are stronger than they have been since independence to develop the continent.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday asked Britain to stop sanitizing its brutal colonial past in Africa.

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