The music-hall singer who was reburied at the Pantheon spent time in Algeria between the 1930s and 1950s as an artist. But Baker was also a spy ... for French intelligence during the Second World War. She later adopted two orphans of Algerian origin: a Kabyle boy and a 'pied-noirs' girl.
In 2017, the Supreme Court cut short celebrations by Jubilee party supporters when it declared Uhuru Kenyatta’s win – in the August presidential election – null and void.
The decision angered Kenyatta, who vowed to ‘fix’ the country’s judiciary if re-elected in the repeat poll that was ordered by the apex court.
“We shall revisit this thing. We clearly have a problem. Who even elected you? We have a problem and we must fix it,” he said. “The Supreme Court sat and decided that they are the ones with a bigger power than the 15 million Kenyans who woke up, queued […] and voted for their preferred presidential candidate. […]”