People who grew up in the mid 80s and early 90s will arguably say those were the happiest childhood memories of any generation in Kenya. Although under a dictatorial regime of president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, life in the country was simple and punctuated with certain routines that cannot be said of the modern day.We are taking a look through our archive, of travel writing to highlight all the ways Kenya has changed over the years, as well as some of the things that have remained the same.
KICC under construction in 1970
The Nairobi Hilton Hotel under construction in 1966
Free school milk. It was pure joy to see the milk lorry drive in to the school compound with a free Maziwa ya Nyayo for the children.A popular drink in the year 1986Television program The VOK Television was the only TV station at the time, brought families together in the evening after a long day with drama series like Tahamaki.An old advertisement in the 1990s.
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