Madaraka Day

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Madaraka Day
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Crowds cheer Mr. Julius Nyerere as he drives through the city on Madaraka Day
Date 1 June
Next time 1 June 2015 (2015-06-01)
Frequency annual

Madaraka Day, 1 June, commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963, preceding full independence from the United Kingdom on 12 December 1963.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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  1. ^ Nyamwaya, Glena (1 June 2011). "Kenya marks 48 years of self-rule". Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  2. ^ Kibaki, Mwai (1 June 2011). "President Kibaki's Madaraka Day speech". Capital FM Kenya. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  3. ^ Mathenge, Oliver (26 August 2010). "Friday’s most critical event also its shortest". Daily Nation. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  4. ^ Godfrey Muriuki (Aug–Sep 1965). "The Green Fruits of Uhuru". Africa Today 12 (7): 5–8. JSTOR 4184647. 
  5. ^ "Constitution of Kenya". 2010. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Facts and Figures Government of Kenya, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Accessed 1 June 2011)