Kenya

What is Kenya known for?


skill development

-developed age-grade system known as the Gadaa System. Gadaa through history came to organize social life around the series of five generation grades which assign obligations as well as rights to members of the society. Through Gadaa, many socio-political functions were carried out. For example, the system operated as an educational institution by providing periods of training and skill development in each grade and by casting all those YUBA who had finished the full cycle consisting of five


international power

of British military and imperial prestige and power. Being a strong proponent of Britain as an international power (power in international relations), Churchill would often meet such moments with direct action. One example was his dispatch of British troops to Kenya to deal with the Mau Mau rebellion (Mau Mau Uprising). Jenkins pp. 843–61 Trying to retain what he could of the Empire, he once stated that, "I will not preside over


fast game

of the Ugandan people. The game was supposedly introduced by the Bachwezi (Empire of Kitara) people of the ancient Bunyoro-kitara empire of Uganda. Nowadays the game is dominated by Ugandan villagers. It is a very hard and fast game said to keep one's mind high and ever excited , which can make it addictive. The equipment needed for the game is essentially the same as that of the Bao (Bao_(mancala_game)) game (found in Tanzania and neighbouring countries


programs focus

the Ethiopian highlands in the north to central Kenya (race '''''V. m. melanopterus'''''), and again at middle to coastal elevations in eastern South Africa (race '''''V. m. minor'''''). It is a habitat specialist of short grass in well-watered temperate grasslands. They may move about locally to find ideal situations, often at night. In their tightly grouped flying flocks (flock (birds)) they resemble Plovers. Feed The Children's international programs focus on providing


light commercial

-9280.02434 pmid 12741743 year 2003 General Motors East Africa (GMEA) located in Nairobi, Kenya assembles a wide range of Isuzu trucks and buses including the popular Isuzu N-Series versatile light commercial vehicle, TF Series pick-ups and Isuzu bus chassis. Formed in 1975, GMEA's facility is the largest assembler of commercial vehicles in the region exporting to East and Central African countries including Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Rwanda and Burundi


cultural academic

Safari Club, in Nanyuki, Kenya, with actor William Holden. The Foreign Languages Department runs exchange programs to Spain, France, and Germany. Cultural academic trips are available to Beijing, China (Beijing), for students of Chinese, and to the Galapagos Islands or Belize. Service trips are available to Jamaica, Kenya, and Ecuador. '''William Kipchirchir Samoei arap Ruto''' (born 21 December 1966 in Kamagut, Uasin Gishu) is a Kenyan


energy main

;nbsp;million (2006). The largest share of Kenya's electricity supply comes from hydroelectric stations at dams along the upper Tana River (Tana River (Kenya)), as well as the Turkwel Gorge Dam in the west


based development

index.html In 2006, the most serious humanitarian crisis in Africa was in Sudan's region Darfur. Against a backdrop of conventional interventions through the state or markets, alternative initiatives have been pioneered to address the problem of food security. An example is the "Community Area-Based Development Approach" to agricultural development ("CABDA"), an NGO programme with the objective of providing an alternative approach to increasing food security

through community-run institutions, bringing food security to their household and region. Somaliland has political


training+community

and vice versa, Merlin is working with the Kenyan government to encourage HIV-positive people and TB patients to be tested for both infections. In Nyanza in the western highlands of Kenya, Merlin is training locals to provide home-based care for HIV-positive people. After the re-appearance of malaria in Nyanza, Merlin is training community health workers to identify, to reduce and prevent malaria by raising awareness, by distributing bed nets and by spraying people’s homes


school winning

: www.nypost.com seven 09162007 news regionalnews a_baby_bjorn_sperm_crisis.htm A 'BABY BJORN' SPERM CRISIS NEW YORK POST. September 16, 2007 Funnell was born in Kenya, then still a British colony, and has a twin sister. She moved to Britain (UK) when she was 4 years old, and initially started voice acting in radio drama while still a student at drama school, winning the Carleton Hobbs BBC Radio Drama Award in 1984. January 2011 meeting The 2011

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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