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Title: “The Gentlemen of the Jungle” (1938)
Author: Jomo Kenyatta
Genre: Short story
Born in Kenya under British rule, Jomo Kenyatta (c. 1897-1978) was a member of the Kikuyu tribe and an anti-colonial activist. In 1952 he was charged with leading an uprising against the British, which led to his imprisonment and exile. After his release, Kenyatta governed Kenya as its Prime Minister from 1963, and then as its first President from 1964 until his death in 1978.
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