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African History Week

The Week began by the Rusinga Family being received by Beautiful African Music which continued every morning throughout the week.

The students and staff dressed up to represent the Different African Regions.

The menu was also based on different regions

 MenuDress Code
MondayEast AfricanEast African
TuesdayWest AfricanWest African
WednesdayNorth AfricanNorth African
ThursdaySouth AfricanSouth African
FridayColonizersCountries allocated to the classes

MONDAY

The week began with an assembly that displayed the East African Community Countries.

The students that represented the East African Countries were

CountryStudent
KenyaJane Wangeci
UgandaBeverly Keza
RwandaJonathan and Keza Jenna
BurundiShekinah Barasukana
South SudanDiana Yai and Destiny
TanzaniaEissa Elkazi and Ethan Mkwizu
SomaliaMahmoud Ali
EritreaYerusalem Kiros
MalawiNeema Rubadiri
Democratic Republic CongoJoel Mukadi

East African Dress code

TUESDAY

There was display of African Art all over the school.

West African Attire

Wednesday

North African Attire

THURSDAY

The day began with an assembly with the theme African Diaspora. There were representatives from the American countries of African Origin who did short presentations on their respective countries.

CountryStudent
HaitiKassandra
USAMichelle Thiomi
CUBANeema Rubadiri
  

There were also representatives from West/South African Countries

  
NigeriaAlika Oduwole
SeychellesJordan Gow
Ivory coastGrace Yapo
South AfricaVuhiswa Mholongo
ChadEmmanuel Ndjerane
BeninDavid Legba
TogoEmmanuella Legba
EgyptBemwa Bassem

South African Attire

FRIDAY

Culmination of the African History Week

This was held in the afternoon. It began with the National Anthems’ of both Kenya and Uganda. Ugandans were celebrating their national day on the 9th of October.

The various classes presented items from different countries. They included a Skit on African Stereotypes by Year 8, s, a Congolese Dance and Fashion show by Year 7, Poem by Diana Yai and Taji Macharia in Year 12, Fashion show and Dance by Year 13’s Rap and Dance by Hassan in Year 12, General African Dance by Year11, Presentations by Mr.Ohot and Team and many others.

The presence of the Bomas of Kenya Dancers brought in a lot of culture and excitement.

It was indeed a wonderful, informative and exciting week which reminded us of our beautiful African, rich heritage and culture.

Thankyou Rusinga family for owning the African History Week and Special thankyou to Tendaii, Mutheu ,Esther and Anzal and the Humanities and Social Science Department Senior School for planning and coordinating the week

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