Kenya

What is Kenya known for?


driving rock

death. Early life Hopkins was born in Manchester, but lived in Kenya from the age of five until she was eleven and her family returned to England. When she was eighteen, she went to study at Manchester Art College. She also sang with a rock and roll band named Driving Rock and the Rockettes, which toured local colleges and universities as the warm-up band to groups such as Wizard and The Average White Band. Her father writes under the name Billy Hopkins. His titles include


scoring team

Mount Cameroon, Bioko, and São Tomé (São Tomé Island). In 2008, the team placed 4th in division one at the state championships and came in 2nd in the open race behind Kenya at Nike Team Nationals. Renaud Poizat led the team at the state championship with a 5th place showing. They then placed 3rd at the state championship in 2009, losing by a narrow margin of just 12 points. In 2010, the team took first place at Nike Team Nationals and set a new record for the lowest scoring

team in history. The team remained undefeated the entire season and broke the California state record. Arcadia senior cross country star Ammar Moussa was named the Gatorade boys' cross country runner of the year in California for a second-straight year in 2011. As defending state champions in 2011, Arcadia came up short of back-to-back state championships where they placed 2nd. They were led by individual state champion Sergio Gonzalez. http


track events

. The next two years saw the turn over of staff and the opening of a Children's Zoo. The 10,000 metres is the longest standard track event. The imperial distance is equal to 6.214 miles (or, approximately 32,808.399 feet). Most of those running such races also compete in road races and cross country events. Official records are kept for outdoor 10,000 metre track events.


volcanic complex

Mud Flats, is an arid part of the Great Rift Valley (Great Rift Valley, Kenya) in Kenya (Africa), directly south of Lake Turkana. '''Lake Logipi''' is a saline, alkaline lake that lies at the northern end of the arid Suguta Valley in the northern Kenya Rift. It is separated from Lake Turkana by the Barrier volcanic complex (Barrier Volcano), a group of young volcanoes that last erupted during the late 19th Century or early 20th Century. Saline hot springs


pioneering study

in Congo, where in 1959, American zoologist George Schaller had carried out a yearlong pioneering study of the mountain gorilla. At Olduvai Gorge, Fossey met Leakey and his wife while they were examining the area for hominid fossils. Leakey talked to Fossey about the work of Jane Goodall and the importance of long-term research of the great apes. Although she had broken her ankle while visiting the Leakeys, by October 16, Fossey


record world

Chelimo''' (24 February 1972 – 15 August 2001) was a Kenyan athlete (Athletics (sport)), and a former world (world record) and world junior record holder over 10,000 m. However, he is best known as the silver medallist in the controversial 10,000 m at the 1992 Olympics (1992 Summer Olympics) in Barcelona. '''Taarab''' is a music genre popular in Tanzania and Kenya. It is influenced by music from the cultures with a historical presence in East Africa


bronze making

to dominate the world of distance running, although competition from Morocco and Ethiopia has reduced this supremacy. Kenya's best-known athletes included the four-time women's Boston Marathon winner and two-time world champion Catherine Ndereba, former Marathon (Marathon (sport)) world record-holder Paul Tergat, and John Ngugi. Kenya won several medals during the Beijing Olympics, six gold, four silver and four bronze, making it Africa's most successful nation in the 2008


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short production

. They are considered to be amongst the safest insecticides for use around food. Kenya produced 90% (over 6,000 tonnes) of the world's pyrethrum in 1998, called ''py'' for short. Production in Tanzania and Ecuador is also significant. Life peer Worked in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning of Kenya, former director of Warburg Investment Management, former manager for Courtaulds Pension Fund and founding director of OLIM Ltd - Politicization


publications images

-churches regions africa kenya.html archivedate 11 March 2008 title Kenya publisher Oikoumene.org date 3 February 2008 accessdate 26 February 2013 Notably, Kenya has the highest number of Quakers in the world, with around 133,000 members.publications images fwcc_map_2007_sm.gif Finding Quakers Around the World. FWCC. GIF map Sizeable minorities of other faiths do exist (Muslim (Islam in Kenya) 11.2%, African traditional

Kenya

'''Kenya''' ( , and had a population of approximately 44 million people in July 2012.

Kenya has a warm, humid climate along its Indian Ocean coastline, with wildlife-rich savannah grasslands inland towards the capital. Nairobi has a cool climate which becomes colder closer to Mount Kenya, which has only one permanently snow-capped peak left. Further inland, there is a warm and humid climate around Lake Victoria, and temperate forested and hilly areas in the western region. The northeastern regions along the border with Somalia and Ethiopia are arid and semi-arid areas with near-desert landscapes. Lake Victoria, the world's second largest fresh-water lake (List of lakes by area) and the largest tropical lake, is situated to the southwest and is shared with Uganda and Tanzania. Kenya, along with Uganda and Tanzania is famous for its safaris and diverse wildlife reserves and national parks such as the East (Tsavo East National Park) and West Tsavo National Park (Tsavo West National Park), the Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, and Aberdares National Park. There are several world heritage sites, such as Lamu; there are also many world renowned beaches, such as Kilifi, where international yachting competitions are held each year.

The African Great Lakes region, which Kenya is a part of, has been inhabited by humans since the Lower Paleolithic period. By the first millennium AD, the Bantu expansion had reached the area from West (West Africa)-Central Africa. The borders of the modern state consequently comprise the crossroads of the Niger-Congo (Niger-Congo languages), Nilo-Saharan (Nilo-Saharan languages) and Afro-Asiatic (Afro-Asiatic languages) areas of the continent, representing most major ethnolinguistic groups found in Africa. Bantu (Bantu peoples) and Nilotic (Nilotic peoples) populations together constitute around 97% of the nation's residents. European and Arab presence in coastal Mombasa dates to the Early Modern period; European exploration of the interior (European exploration of Africa) began in the 19th century. The British Empire established the East Africa Protectorate in 1895, which starting in 1920 gave way to the Kenya Colony. The Republic of Kenya obtained independence in December 1963. Following a referendum in August 2010 and adoption of a new constitution (Constitution of Kenya), Kenya is now divided into 47 semi-autonomous counties (Counties of Kenya), governed by elected governors.

The capital, Nairobi, is a regional commercial hub. The economy of Kenya is the largest by GDP in Southeast and Central Africa. Ethiopia GDP purchasing power 2010: 86 billion. Imf.org. 14 September 2006. Kenya GDP purchasing power 2010: 66 B llion. Imf.org. 14 September 2006. Agriculture is a major employer; the country traditionally exports tea and coffee and has more recently begun to export fresh flowers to Europe. The service industry is also a major economic driver. Kenya is a member of the East African Community. Compared to other African countries, Kenya enjoys relatively high political and social stability.

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