- published: 13 May 2015
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This clip shows how Kenya was settled by British citizens, transforming the native Kikuyu into wage laborers. The Kikuyu responded by organizing the Mau Mau Rebellion and fighting for their independence from British rule. (Source: PBS Series The People's Century--1947).
History Day Documentary on the Mau Mau Crisis The Culmination of one year of Research, Editing and Writing. Got 2nd Place at Denver City Competition for senior individual documentary. Footage Courtesy of British Pathe Archives, the Imperial War Museum, and the BBC Editing, Writing, VO, Research, Interview done by Jack Baker Special Thanks to Ed Glassman, Marshall Clough
End of Empire chronicled the last days of British rule around the globe, through the remarkably candid reminiscences of both colonizers and the colonized. The series, a Granada Television production, uses old newsreel film and interviews with former British and colonial officials.
Collins Wanderi claims that part of the reason behind the clashes in Laikipia is the racist and colonial attitude of the ranchers who own large tracts of land in the county. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
A deep, inspiring video documenting former Mau Mau detainees from the Kenyan Emergency in the 1950's. This BBC documentary is based on the research of Harvard Professor, Caroline Elkins. This documentary has been part of the evidence supporting the Mau Mau case in London's High Court.
Nairobi, Kenya. The Colonial Secretary is visiting to discuss the Mau Mau problems. GV. of Government House, Nairobi. LV. Mr. Oliver Lyttleton (Sec. of State for the Colonies) outside Government House with Executive members of council. SCU. Mr. Lyttleton. GV.LV. Pan of Kikuyu land. SV. Mr. Lyttleton walking towards with officials. SV. Pan native Kenyans watching. SCU. Mr. Lyttleton greeting senior chief of Kikuyu (Njiri) last of the three Senior Chiefs. CU. Senior Chief. SV. Pan from Mr. Lyttleton to Catholic Mission in Maragwa, where Missionaries were threatened by Mau Mau. CU. Girl missionaries. SV. Mr. Lyttleton and party meeting elders of the Kikuyu tribe. SCU. Pan members of the tribe. SCU. Lyttleton greeting elders (shaking hands). LV. Pan African development centre building in pr...
Many institutions bear his name. He upgraded the economic status of the country after independence. But his reign faced dark shadows when three prominent politicians were assassinated. Up to date he is accused of acquiring massive pieces of land. He is Jomo Kenyatta, the first president of Kenya.
British Colonial map of the world. Commentary- " People of Britain are responsible for the well being of 60 million people " . Hong Kong-2 shots. Difficulties of managing an Empire are expressed. Montage of empire and the colonies. White man with pith helmet with native fisherman. White men in pith helmets with natives. More good commentary on Empire. Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika now Tanzania - herdsmen with cattle, women till the earth, Masai (Massai) tribal dancing at night around a bonfire, men jumping individually and altogether, carrying wood, " British rule has brought peace " tribal warfare reduced since the British rule. House building, large building site and hydroelectric station, harbours, bridges, medical services, dockers, clinics, maternity centres, white nurses tend babies...
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A video that seeks to amplify the height of political disintegration in post colonial Kenya.
BBC Documentary on the concentration camps set up by the British government in the 1950s in which thousands of Kenyans were tortured and killed. Britain fought in the Second World War to save the world from fascism. But just a few years after the defeat of Hitler came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom. The draconian response of Britain's colonial government was to detain nearly the entire Kikuyu population of one-and-a half-million - to hold them in camps or confine them in villages ringed with barbed wire - and to portray them as sub-human savages. From 1952 until the end of the war in 1960 tens of thousands of detainees - and possibly a hundred thousand or more - died from the combined effects of...