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WW1 Commemorations at Voi in Taita Taveta
The Annual Weekend of Remembrance
Taita Taveta County 
 25-27th November 2022


Join the Annual East African Weekend of Remembrance held each year around the 25th November. Accompany the Kenya Defence Forces as they lead Services of Remembrance in Voi, Maktau and Taveta.

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Maktau Cemetery

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Services of Remembrance

The Kenya Defence Forces lead three Services of Remembrance
during the weekend at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery's at Voi, Maktau & Taveta

Optional Activities

Before, during and after the Weekend there is plenty of other activities and add on tours available for you to fully experience the East African Campaign and the many wonders of Taita Taveta County.


Visit the old railway stations at Voi and Maktau


Take in the views and fortifications on Picket Hill

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Old DC's office in Taveta where first shots were fired in 1914


Did a lady in the Snippers Baobab?

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Explore the Switzerland of Kenya in the Taita Hills

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Visit the trenches and bunkers at the Mashoti Fort


Go on a game drive


Discover Lake Chala

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