|Kenya is a developing East African country known for its wildlife and national parks. The capital city is Nairobi. The second largest city is Mombasa, located on the southeast coast. Tourist facilities are widely available in Nairobi, the game parks, the reserves, and on the coast.|
African Tales: Tribal Folkore ( Intresting facts about Kikuyu Culture)
During the colonial period, the appointed leaders of tribal Africa were headmen and by and large, men they were (and usually, remain). But there’s one exception form the history books, a woman who both reversed the constraints of her sex and, if the unusual story behind her removal from power is to be believed, fell prey to the pitfalls of gender in a way only a woman could appreciate.
These are the facts as we know then: Wangu wa Makeri was a Kikuyu, born in the second half of the 19th century. In 1901 she was appointed headman of Weithaga, the only female ruler in the colonial Kenya. Accounts agree that she was a rigid and authoritarian ruler, but whether or not this was a good thing seems to have been a matter of opinion, largely determined by the presence or lack of a Y chromosome.