IT WAS FRIDAY, 5TH JULY 1974. The language used by Members of Parliament up to that point was English. Then President Kenyatta communicates his desire that the Kiswahili language should be the language to use in the Chamber. But first, the bombshell by Speaker Fred Mati, MP: Before Mr. Mutiso-Muyu
Image credit: Parliament of Kenya It is 1907; 16th August 1907 to be precise. It is the meeting of the Legislative Council (popularly known as the Legco) and the members present are H.E. The Governor (Col. Sadler), the Senior Commissioner (Mr. Hobley), the Land Commissioner (Col. Montgomery), the Treasurer (Mr.