mzee


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mzee

(əmˈzeɪ)
n
an old person
adj
advanced in years
[C19: from Swahili]
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He took over from Kenya's founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta following his death on August 22, 1978.
Notable examples include Kenya's founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and Vice President Jaramogi Odinga, both of whom wielded a walking stick and a flywhisk.
President Laurent Kabila; Equitorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo; his son Teodorin Obiang, the current vice-president; Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta; and Uhuru with his father, Kenya's first president, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta
Its slow-paced narrative reflects the villagers' experience of time and mirrors their thought processes as they move from the physical labor of tilling Mzee Andimi's vegetable, fruit, and tea plantation to the emotional toll of family crises.
In 2004, Mzee responded to the local fisheries officer's suggestion to apply to the Northern Ugandan Social Action Fund (NUSAF) to access funds to expand his ponds and build a hatchery.
AN INVESTIGATION report is now being drafted by officers probing the death of Mzee Mohammed.
Mzee Mohammed, 18, collapsed while he was held by officers at the Liverpool One shopping centre and died later in hospital.
Mzee Mohammed, 18, had been held by security guards and was in police custody at Liverpool One when he became unwell.
Moses Kuria, a Parliament member from Gatundu South--home constituency of President Kenyatta and his father, former President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta--was also arrested.
The message from Zimbabwe President would have rather been better delivered by Mzee Mugabe than a stammering voice.
The Marathon will be presided over by the retired President Mzee Ali Hassan Mwinyi who is the patron of the Rotary Dar Marathon.
In 2010, retired teacher Mzee Mohammed Ali Baddi warned of discontent between communities in the county as a result of what he termed "historical injustices and exclusivist policies" that had led to the marginalisation of indigenous communities at the coast by "politicians in Nairobi".