Mekatilili wa Menza Site

Born in 1840 as Mnyazi wa Menza in a little village in Sabaki, Malindi Mekatilili wa Menza as she would later be popularly known was the fearless Giriama heroine who bore arms to "vehemently oppose"  the oppressive colonial policies of early 1900. Sometimes referred to as "a mad woman who rattled the British" Mekatlili "represented the strength of womanhood in Africa.Mekatilili spent her later years in a cosy hollow Baobab tree house

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