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A Little Bit of Paradise  

A Little Bit of Paradise

Mombasa Masala

June 5th 2011
Fauz, a lanky gentleman from Lamu, pointed to the fort’s wall, drawing my attention to a feature I’d almost overlooked. “Do you see? Most of the wall is coral, carved in place. Then the Portuguese built on top of this. And the British on top of that. “ The thick, crenellated walls of Fort Jesus were, it would seem, just like the rest of Mombasa. Foreign addition, upon foreign add ... read more
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Kenyan Flag Founding president and liberation struggle icon Jomo KENYATTA led Kenya from independence until his death in 1978, when President Daniel Toroitich arap MOI took power in a constitutional succession. The country was a de facto one-party state from 196... ... read more
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