Kenya’s colonial past had a profound impact on Kenyan-British author Njambi McGrath’s childhood and upbringing. From a young age, she was forced to speak English in an education system heavily influenced by British standards. The focus on British culture and history eclipsed her own rich Kenyan heritage.

In recent years, while living in Britain, McGrath went on a journey of self-discovery, reconnecting with Kenya and learning about the traditions, history and values that were glossed over during her childhood...

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