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Kenya Marks 50 Years of Independence Amid Progress, Challenges

Kenya on Thursday celebrated the 50th anniversary of its independence from Britain, with a call for greater national unity to overcome longtime ethnic divisions. In an exuberant ceremony at a stadium outside Nairobi, Kenyans commemorated their country’s Golden Jubilee.   Neither particularly young, nor especially old, age 50 is a good time for Kenyans to measure progress, and reflect on the challenges ahead.   In his address, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said independence...

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