ISBN 9789966365118
Pages 234
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2009
Publisher Longhorn Publishers, Kenya
Format Paperback

A Voice Unstilled

Archbishop Ndingi Mwana 'a Nzeki

by Fr Ndikaru wa Teresia, Waithaka Waihenya

A Voice Unstilled is the biography of one of the most preeminent Catholic figures in Kenya, Ndingi Mwana 'a Nzeki. Written with the cooperation of the archbishop, the people who knew him and aided by free access to his private diaries and memoirs, the authors have tried to trace the rise of the archbishop as a young man in the plains of Machakos, his tumultuous years in Nakuru, Machakos and Nairobi and his many battles with the political leaders of his time. A man of prodigious energy, Ndingi played a crucial yet insufficiently appreciated role in some of the most momentous events in Kenya, including fighting for social justice, fighting for the African traditional values to be respected by the church's highest authorities in Rome and helping in the growth of education in the country.

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About the Authors

Fr Ndikaru wa Teresia

Fr Ndikaru wa Teresia is best known for his activism on environmental and human rights issues. He is a consultant at the Regional Centre for Emergency Management and Disaster and author of the book, Cry of the Oppressed.

Waithaka Waihenya

Waithaka Waihenya is an award-winning journalist, author of several creative works and another biography, an acclaimed columnist and Editor in Chief of the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation.

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