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President Jomo Kenyatta’s body lies in State

Mohamed Amin1978

Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

President Jomo Kenyatta’s body lies in State. In the background are members of his family. State House, Nairobi. August, 1978. 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.

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  • Title: President Jomo Kenyatta’s body lies in State
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1978
  • Location Created: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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