Shona tribe

  • Africa & World

    Kenyatta grants citizenship to stateless Shona people in Kenya

    KENYAN President Uhuru Kenyatta recently granted a group of Shona people who migrated from Zimbabwe to Kenya between 1930 and 1950 citizenship, Kenyans.co.zw reports The people who have been staying in Kenya as illegal immigrants reportedly settled in Nairobi first and started a church before they finally settled in Kinoo, Kiambu County The Shona people together with  United Nations High…

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  • Africa & World

    60 years of statelessness for Shona people of Kenya

    In the 1960s, about 100 Shona missionaries arrived in Kenya from Zimbabwe and Zambia to establish the Gospel of God Church. The move was accepted and welcomed by Kenya’s first president, Jomo Kenyatta, but his successors have not done much to integrate the Shona. The descendants of these missionaries are stateless in Kenya. Despite living and being born in the country, they are…

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