Congratulations to the three Mau Mau Kenyan torture victims who recently won a landmark victory of immense global repercussions against their former c...
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He is known simply as Maruge. He witnessed some of the worst crimes against humanity in twentieth century Africa yet, in the sunset of his life, he wants nothing more than to learn to read.
The First Grader tells the true story of Kimani Maruge, an 84-year-old veteran of Kenya's Mau Mau Uprising who earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest primary school student.
There will be no press campaigns or celebrity endorsements for the survivors of the Kenyan suppression when they issue a reparations claim in London. They will be met with a bemused shrug.
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