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Prof Makau Mutua's Kitui Villa is dedicated to all defenders of human rights and freedom fighters - 7 months ago, 10 Aug 11:33

Kitavi Mutua Ng' ...

In the beginning, Prof Makau Mutua — the intellectual known for his hard-hitting newspaper columns — only wanted to build a private home for himself and his family. But that was in the beginning. Somewhere along the way, he decided to change course, converting the home into a hotel and a guest house. Now everyone is welcome to Kitui Villa, also called Ubuntu Village, in Kitui County.

The boutique hotel in the outskirts of Kitui town, is not just another establishment where a weary guest can spend a night, or enjoy a drink by the shallow pool at the edge of the open-plan bar. It is more like a museum, with portraits of revolutionaries, human rights defenders and freedom lovers of a bygone era staring down on the visitors.

Indeed, the 11 rooms at the hotel are named after freedom heroes; Nelson Mandela, Me Katilili wa ...
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