President Jomo Kenyatta’s funeral

Mohamed Amin1978

Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

Some of the mourners at President Jomo Kenyatta’s funeral (from right) President Siaka Stevens of Sierra Leone, President Idi Amin of Uganda, President William Tolbert of Liberia, President Ahmed Abdallah of Comoros, Prince Charles who represented the Queen of England, and the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Stanley Fingland. Nairobi, Kenya. 31st 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.


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

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