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;Franco Released "Attention Na Sida" In 1987 Also in 1987, TPOK Jazz were invited to perform at the 4th All-Africa Games in Nairobi, Kenya. In one of the eight albums that the band released in 1987, called '''Les On Dit''', Franco introduced two new female vocalists Nana Akumu and Baniel Bambo. In 1988, Josky and Dalienst re-joined the band. align "center" 1985 Medical Director of New Life Home Trust

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in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, Ziway has a latitude and longitude of with an elevation of 1643 meters above sea level. Debuts Read played for Devon (Minor Counties) in a NatWest Trophy match at the age of 16, and in 1997 made a single AXA Life League (National League (cricket)) appearance for Gloucestershire (Gloucestershire County Cricket Club), claiming an NBC Denis Compton Award that year. After

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of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university near Nairobi, Kenya. It is situated in Juja, 36 kilometres northeast of Nairobi, along Nairobi-Thika Highway. It offers courses in Agriculture, Engineering, Science, Architecture, and Building sciences. The university has a strong research interest in the areas of biotechnology and engineering. * Multimedia University of Kenya or MMU (Multimedia University of Kenya) is a university located 25 km South of Nairobi in the rich and leafy suburb of Karen area adjoining CUEA. MMU (Multimedia University of Kenya) is a fairly young and comparatively small institution. It emphasises that it is the top ranking public university in Kenya in ICT excellence. However, the ranking is based on the webometrics system which mainly looks into the quality of the web presence and not in the quality of teaching or research of a higher education institution. It is the training centre for the Kenya ICT Board for SAP Skills and for the Africa program whose main purpose is to train African university graduates in software engineering. MMU is going to be involved in the development of Konza Technology City.MMU Kenya together with other universities, e.g. the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture, Science and Technology and Strathmore University's iLab Africa, is to accelerate the development of Kenya's Information and Knowledge sectors. * Strathmore University started in 1961 as an Advanced Level (UK) Sixth Form College offering Science and Arts subjects. The college started to admit accountancy students in March 1966, and thus became a university. In January 1993, Strathmore College merged with Kianda College and moved to Ole Sangale Road, Madaraka Estate, Nairobi. * United States International University – Nairobi (United States International University) is a branch of the United States International University, which has campuses across the world. The Nairobi campus was established in 1969. The university has accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, in USA, and the Government of Kenya. It is located in a quiet west side location of Kasarani area north-central Nairobi opposite the Safari Park Hotel. * Daystar University is a Christian liberal arts university located in Athi River, an outlying town south-east of Nairobi, with a satellite campus on Nairobi's Ngong Road. * In 2005, The Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi (Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi) was upgraded to a health sciences teaching hospital, providing post graduate education in medicine and surgery including nursing education, henceforth renamed the Aga Khan University Hospital. * The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB), located in Eldoret, Kenya. It offers various degrees in a number of graduate and undergraduate programs in the fields of Business, the Humanities, Agriculture, Technology, Health Sciences, and Education. Baraton University was the first private University to receive a Charter granted by the republic of Kenya on 28 March 1991. The University is also a member of the Inter-University Council for East Africa, The Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the Association of African Universities. * The Catholic University of Eastern Africa located in Langata suburb, obtained its "Letter of Interim Authority" in 1989. Following negotiations between the Authority of the Graduate School of Theology and the Commission for Higher Education (CHIEA), the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was established three years later, culminating in the granting of the Civil Charter to CHIEA on 3 November 1992. * The Africa Nazarene University, located in Ongata Rongai, is a private chartered Christian university sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene International and it is a member of the worldwide family of Nazarene institutions. * The Mt Kenya University, located in Thika, is a private university. The idea behind the establishment of the University dates back to 1996 when the precursor of the University, the Thika Institute of Technology was founded as a Computer Outreach Program. It has set up satellite campuses in major towns and cities most notably Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kakamega, Meru, Mumias, Lodwar, Kitale and has a virtual campus for distance learning. MKU has also opened campuses in the region, South Sudan and Rwanda. * The Presbyterian University of East Africa (PUEA) is a private university operated by the Presbyterian Church, running under a letter of interim authority awaiting a charter. Its main campus is in Kikuyu Town approximately 20 km from Nairobi. It however has two Campuses in the city offering various courses. Infrastructure Transport thumb Syokimau Railway Station (File:Syokimau Railway Station.jpg) Major plans are being implemented in the need to decongest the city's traffic and the completion of Thika Road has given the city a much needed face-lift attributed to road's enhancement of global standards. Several projects have been completed (Syokimau Rail Station, the Eastern and Northern Bypasses) while numerous other projects are still underway. The country's head of state announced (when he opened Syokimau Rail Service) that Kenya was collaborating with other countries in the region to develop railway infrastructure to improve regional connectivity under the ambitious LAPPSET project which is the single largest and most expensive in the continent. Kenya has signed a bilateral agreement with Uganda to facilitate joint development of the Mombasa-Malaba-Kampala standard gauge railway. A branch line will also be extended to Kisumu. Similarly, Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Ethiopia for the development of Lamu-Addis Ababa standard gauge railway. Under the Lamu-South Sudan and Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project, the development of a railway component is among the priority projects. The development of these critical transport facilities will, besides reducing transport costs due to faster movement of goods and people within the region, also increase trade, improve the socio-economic welfare of Northern Kenya and boost the country's potential in attracting investments from all over the world. thumbnail Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (File:Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).jpg) Airports Nairobi is served primarily by Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It is the largest airport in East (East Africa) and Central Africa. Wikipedia:Nairobi Dmoz:Regional Africa Kenya Localities Nairobi Commons:Category:Nairobi

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. Together SC Johnson and the groups have created a community-based waste management and cleaning company, providing home-cleaning, insect treatment, and waste disposal services for residents of the slum. SC Johnson's project was the first implementation of the Base of the Pyramid Protocol. *Highest individual innings: 138 not out by Frederik Klokker v USA (United States national cricket team), 2 July 2005 at Armagh, Northern

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exchange in terms of trading volume, capable of making 10 million trades a day. File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Zicht op Nairobi met op de voorgrond het stadspark met tribune TMnr

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Service – Nairobi National Park publisher url http: parks parks_reserves NANP.html accessdate 24 February 2011 Nairobi is home to several museums, sites, and monuments. The Nairobi National Museum (National Museums of Kenya#Nairobi National Museum) is the country's national museum and the largest in the city. It houses a large collection of artefacts portraying Kenya's rich heritage through history, nature, culture, and contemporary art. It also includes


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of trading volumes, and 5th largest in terms of Market Capitalization as a percentage of GDP. Nairobi is the regional headquarters of several international companies and organisations. In 2007, General Electric, Young & Rubicam, Google

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'''Nairobi''' Inhabitants of Nairobi are called '''Nairobians''', and the city is governed by the County Government of Nairobi, whose current governor is Evans Kidero.

Nairobi was founded by the British in 1899 as a simple rail depot on the railway linking Mombasa to Uganda. Roger S. Greenway, Timothy M. Monsma, ''Cities: missions' new frontier'', (Baker Book House: 1989), p.163. The town quickly grew to become the capital of British East Africa in 1907, and eventually the capital of the newly independent Kenya Republic in 1963.

With a 2011 estimated population of about 3.36 million, Nairobi is the second-largest city by population in the African Great Lakes region after Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Nairobi is the 14th-largest city in Africa (List of metropolitan areas in Africa), including the population of its suburbs.

Nairobi is one of the most prominent cities in Africa, both politically and financially. "City Guide to Nairobi - The Green City in the Sun". Retrieved 2007-06-17 Home to thousands of Kenyan businesses and over 100 major international companies and organisations, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the main coordinating and headquarters for the UN in Africa and Middle East, the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Nairobi is an established hub for business and culture. The Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) is one of the largest in Africa and the second-oldest exchange on the continent. It is Africa's fourth-largest exchange in terms of trading volume, capable of making 10 million trades a day.

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