From Kingston To Kenya

by Dudley Thompson

From Kingston To Kenya

  • ISBN-13: 9780912469294
  • Author(s): Dudley Thompson
  • Subject: Black & Asian studies
  • Publisher: Majority Press
  • Imprint: Majority Press
  • Publication Date: 10-10-1993
  • Format: p/b

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Born in Panama of Jamaican parents, Dudley Thompson won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford in the 1950s, where he involved himself in the Pan-Africanist movement alongside such figures as George Padmore and Kwame Nkrumah. Working in Kenya and Tanzania, he became a close friend of Jomo Kenyatta and Julius Nyerere, and was instrumental in obtaining the release of the former when he was arrested during Kenya's struggle for independence.
About the book

Born in Panama of Jamaican parents, Dudley Thompson won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford in the 1950s, where he involved himself in the Pan-Africanist movement alongside such figures as George Padmore and Kwame Nkrumah. Working in Kenya and Tanzania, he became a close friend of Jomo Kenyatta and Julius Nyerere, and was instrumental in obtaining the release of the former when he was arrested during Kenya's struggle for independence.