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Return My Teeth, Former Kenyatta Ally Tells Britain
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, Britain, colonialist, brutal, Luo, Mau Mau freedon fighter, teeth removed without anesthesia )

Naoko
- 2746 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
It was done 57 years ago, but Thomas Oluk shudders as he narrrates his ordeal. The colonial administrator ordered his teeth removed to prove that he was a Luo and not a Mau Mau freedom fighter - without anesthesia.
Lessons From Rooibos Tea
Offbeat  (tags: rooibos tea, South Africa, colonialist, indigenous people, market, industry, success, export, marginalise, NGO, cooperatives, fairtrade, agriculture, farmers, just rewards )

Naoko
- 2945 days ago - pambazuka.org
Rooibos tea is as uniquely South African as Champagne is French and Parmesan Italian, writes Glenn Ashton. It should be one of the country's roaring success stories while providing a platform for the upliftment of its traditional owners, the indigenous
   

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