• 1960 - 1969

  • March, 20th 1960
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    Daily Nation publishes its first issue. Registed as "The Nation"

  • Dec 12th 1963
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    Kenya gains Independence.

  • April 16th 1966
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    Uganda gets a new constitution

  • Oct 13th 1968
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    Kenya wins first Olympic Gold Medal

  • Oct 13th 1969
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    Somalia president Abdulrashid Ali Sharmarke assassinated

  • 1970 - 1979

  • Jan 17th 1972
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    Coup in Ghana

  • Jan 25th 1971
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    Coup in Uganda

  • March 27th 1972
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    Queen Elizabeth visits Africa

  • August 22th 1978
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    Body of Jomo Kenyatta wheeled through the streets of Nairobi on hourse drawn carriage

  • Sept 1978
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    Pope John Paul I dies

  • 1980 - 1989

  • April 20th 1980
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    Attempted coup in Liberia

  • April 20th 1981
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    Kenyans Shekhar Mehta and Mike Daughty win safari rally

  • August 1st 1982
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    Attempted coup in Kenya

  • Oct 1985
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    Kenya introduces 8-4-4 system

  • Jan 1986
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    Formation of IGAD

  • Jan 5th 1986
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    EA leaders meet to discuss drought

  • 1990 - 1999

  • Feb 17th 1990
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    Robert Ouko founded dead

  • 1990
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    Nelson Mandela realsed from prison

  • 1992
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    Multiparty politics in Kenya

  • April 10th 1994
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    Geonocide in Rwanda

  • April 27th 1994
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    End of Apartheid rule

  • 2000 - 2010

  • July 9th 2002
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    Formmation of African Union

  • Oct 2nd 2002
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    NMG sets up 'Nation Aberdare Forest Fund', donates Ksh. 4.2 million to aid conservation efforts at Aberdare Forest

  • 2004
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    Wangari Mathai Nobel Peace Prize

  • 2007/2008
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    Kenya Post-election violence

  • 2010 - 2019

  • Aug 27th 2010
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    Kenya gets new constitution

  • July/June 2010
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    World cup in South Africa

  • Dec 5th 2013
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    Death of Mandela

  • Sept 2015
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    Ethiopia gets electric train

  • Feb 4th 2020
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    Death of Moi

  • March 12th 2020
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    Kenya confirms it's first Covid-19 case