Kenya: Descendants of freed slaves seek recognition

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Published on 28 Feb 2021, 11:14
The descendants of freed slaves in Kenya are seeking official recognition of their ethnicities, which are not registered.
Their ancestors were rescued from ships bound for Zanzibar following a British ban on the Indian Ocean slave trade.

Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Freretown in Kenya’s port city of Mombasa, where many of the freed slaves settled.

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