Kenyans read the shocking news

Mohamed Amin1978

Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

Kenyans read the shocking news in special editions of the local newspapers a few hours after President Jomo Kenyatta’s death. 22nd August, 1978. Nairobi, Kenya. The country went into deep mourning for its favorite son, and Kenya’s renowned photojournalist Mohamed Amin, also known as ‘Six Camera Mo’, covered the state funeral and swearing in of Kenyatta’s successor, and former vice-president, Daniel Arap Moi.


  • Title: Kenyans read the shocking news
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1978
  • Location Created: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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