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Nairobi

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


Cambodia

civilian casualties, with estimates of the number of deaths ranging from 40,000 to 600,000. main research interest is in "modern Japanese (and East Asian) political, intellectual, and environmental history". Professor McCormack's ANU (Australian National University) http


Republic of Ireland

. Ballycotton experiences severe coastal erosion with metres of land crumbling into the sea every few years. It is a site of international research interest on coastal erosion. (retrieved 2 July 2007) 2 July 2007) '''Ballyheigue''', officially '''Ballyheige''' ( ),


Toronto

of the Low , in which he is the frontman, primary songwriter, lead vocalist, and one of two guitarists. He has also released music as a solo artist and fronted the band Ron Hawkins and the Rusty Nails. His most recent research interest has stemmed from the SARS epidemic, which was especially devastating in Toronto His other ongoing research includes bias in clinical care and research, the funding of the Ontario


Berlin

the War. Lenin's government put him in charge of prisoner exchange with Germany after the war; he was among the leaders of the German Comintern in Berlin in 1919. His interest in societal concerns in caricature led to a research interest in Daumier (Honoré Daumier). Beginning in 1920, Fuchs published a catalogue raisonné on the artist in three volumes. He resigned from the party in 1929, following the expulsion of several stalwarts. At Hitler's ascension to power in Germany in 1933, Fuchs


Australia

to Sydney and Newcastle on the Newcastle and Central Coast Line (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line), and is the terminus for off-peak local services to Newcastle. Tacey is Associate Professor of English at La Trobe University http: www.latrobe.edu.au english staff tacey.html at the Bundoora campus in Victoria (Bundoora, Victoria), Australia. His research interest are in the areas of psychoanalysis, psychology, religion, spirituality, the arts and related literary approaches, taking a post-modern (post-modernism) perspective with a particular interest in Australian themes, and he is on the editorial boards of several international journals of Jungian studies, including ''Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche'' Jung Journal (San Francisco) and ''Spring'' Spring Journal (New Orleans). '''Living''' is a New Zealand television station. The channel focuses entirely on programming relating to lifestyle (lifestyle (sociology)) and is similar to The LifeStyle Channel in Australia or HGTV in the U.S. (United States). It broadcasts on SKY TV (SKY Network Television) in New Zealand and features local programming as well as a range of international programming. It features programming in areas such as design, health, well-being, travel, pets, fashion, automotive, antiques, gardening, fitness, art and homemaking. Programmes include ''Antiques Roadshow UK'','' Jon and Kate Plus 8'', ''Greatest Cities Of The World with Griff Rhys Jones'', ''Grand Designs'', ''Homes Under the Hammer'', ''Better Homes and Gardens'', ''Holmes Inspection'', ''Extreme Fishing with Robson Green'', ''Location Location Location'', ''What Not To Wear'' and ''The Secret Millionaire''. The '''barred frogs''' are a group of frogs in the genus '''''Mixophyes'''''. They are the largest of the Australian ground frogs, from the Myobatrachidae family. The '''Great Barred Frog''' ('''''Mixophyes fasciolatus''''') is an Australian ground-dwelling frog of the genus Mixophyes. The bank was incorporated on January 1, 1969. Total assets of the group are €288.1 bn as of December 31, 2008 http: www.westlb.de cms sitecontent westlb ueber_uns de wir_ueber_uns.standard.gid-N2FkNDZmMzU4OWFmYTIyMWM3N2Q2N2Q0YmU1NmI0OGU_.html (€292.1bn as of September 30, 2006) with operations spread over eleven countries in Europe, six countries in The Americas, six countries in Asia, Australia and South Africa, including significant investment banking operations in New York, London, Luxembourg, Tokyo and Hong Kong. http: www.westlb.de cms sitecontent westlb ueber_uns de standorte.standard.gid-N2FkNDZmMzU4OWFmYTIyMWM3N2Q2N2Q0YmU1NmI0OGU_.html Kirkwood was born in Melbourne, Australia. His father Joe Kirkwood, Sr., who was a golf pro and who taught him to play golf, is acknowledged as having put Australian golf on the world map. In 1948, he and his father both made the cut at the U.S. Open (U.S. Open (golf)), the first father and son to do so and a record tied only in 2004. When Joe Kirkwood, Jr. defeated Sam Snead to win the 1951 Blue Ribbon Open in Milwaukee, United States, they became the third father-son winner in the history of the PGA Tour which in 2005 still has only six such winners. Kirkwood was born in Sydney, Australia. As a ten-year-old, he left home to work on a sheep ranch in the Australian Outback where his boss introduced him to the game of golf. He developed his skills to the point where he could compete in his country's most important golf tournaments. In 1920 he won the Australian Open (Australian Open (golf)) and in that year's New Zealand Open he astounded the golfing world with a victory that surpassed the previous tournament record score by twelve strokes. '''Patersonia''' (or '''Purple flag''') is a genus of the Iridaceae with about 20 species in Australia and several in the Malesian (Malesia) region. The genus name is a tribute to the first Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales in Australia, William Paterson (William Paterson (explorer)). Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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