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Assassination of Tom Mboya

On July 5, 1969, Minister of Economic Affairs Tom Mboya was shot and killed in Nairobi.

Luo tribesmen mourn before a portrait of their fallen leader as Mboya's brother restrains his widow.
mourning Mboya's death

Following Mboya's funeral, schoolgirls deliver flowers to his home in Nairobi.
schoolgirls after Mboya's funeral

A Kikuyu, Nahashon Isaac Njenga Njoroge, was arrested, tried, and subsequently executed for the crime.

Njenga Njorge

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In the Year 1969

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