President Kenyatta with dignitaries

Mohamed Amin1978

Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

The last picture of President Jomo Kenyatta before his death – here with Ambassadors and High Commissioners to Kenya who called on him. Also in the picture are members of his family including daughter Margaret Kenyatta (extreme left), wife Mama Ngina Kenyatta (3rd from left), son Peter Muigai Kenyatta (second from right) and the Foreign Minister Dr. Munyua Waiyaki (third from right). The picture was taken at State House, Mombasa where President Kenyatta died on August 22, 1978. State House, Mombasa. 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 Kenyatta with dignitaries
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1978
  • Location Created: Mombasa, Kenya
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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