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Unpacking the Kenyan Coast

The Kenyan coastal strip has had a 1000 year history, rich culture and heritage that has been overshadowed by the colonial entrenchment of Nairobi. and as scholars Munga Mwachiro and Muturi Katana explain, for coasterians the competing reality of their Kenyan identity, therefore, lies at the heart of contestation around language, history, pride, and stereotypes that have in recent years ended up in controversy.