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Kenyan independence fighters seek recognition

Thousands of those who fought for Kenya's independence still languish in poverty and neglect.

Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 15:55
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On Thursday, Kenya will celebrate 50 years of independence.
 
But thousands of people who fought for that freedom still languish in poverty and neglect, with many of them still struggling for recognition and compensation.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nyeri in Central Kenya.

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