Micere Githae Mugo
Kenyan leftist writer and poet.
Forced into exile in the 1980's.
The Trial of Dedan Kimathi (1976): 92 pages. Written jointly with Ngugi wa Thiong'o, this play is a theatrical portrayal of the trial of Dedan Kimathi (famed leader of the armed insurrection against British imperialism). However it is also a depiction of the masses of Kenyan workers and peasants who fought for true independence from British colonialism.