President Jomo Kenyatta's funeral service

Mohamed Amin1978

Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

At State House, Nairobi during President Jomo Kenyatta’s funeral service (from left) President Kenyatta’s wife Mama Ngina Kenyatta, brother James Muigai and President Kenyatta’s son Uhuru Kenyatta. 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 service
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1978
  • Location Created: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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