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Thursday, 21 November 2013 04:55

Uhuru Gardens Closed for Kenya At 50 Preparations

Uhuru Gardens Closed for Kenya At 50 Preparations

Uhuru Gardens will be closed from today, Thursday to pave way for its renovations ahead of the Kenya at 50 celebrations.

The garden will be opened to the public from the December 11th after repairs and renovations of the gardens have taken place.

Sports and Culture Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario, speaking during a visit of the site, said the jubilee celebrations steering committee will oversee the renovations at the grounds which will include sprucing up of the monuments and landscaping.

Wario said the events will begin on December 11th at the park where there will be hoisting of the Kenyan flag to symbolize the attainment of independence for the country.

The entrances and exits to be used during the celebrations will be clearly demarcated and sittings arrangements for invited guests planned out.

The government plans to have a three-day holiday, December 11th to 13th, to celebrate how far Kenya has come over the years.

Kenya at 50 celebrations was launched on Wednesday as preparations run through until December 12th, Jamhuri day.

By May Jesaro

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