Kenya

What is Kenya known for?


wearing traditional

;task view&id 360&Itemid 1 Explosive Population Growth in Tropical Africa: Crucial Omission in Development Forecasts (Emerging Risks and Way Out). ''World Futures'' 70 2 (2014): 120–139 . from 2.9 million to 40 million inhabitants over the last century. "Exploding population". The New York Times. 7 January 2008. File:A woman wearing traditional tribal

beads in Turkana, Kenya, October 2012 (8405274783).jpg thumb left upright A Nilotic (Nilotic peoples) Turkana (Turkana people) woman wearing traditional neck beads. Kenya's various ethnic groups typically speak their mother tongues within their own communities. The two official languages, English and Swahili (Swahili language), are used in varying degrees of fluency for communication with other populations. English is widely spoken in commerce, schooling and government. ref


controversial literary

president Mika Špiljak. During the same period his novels ''The Judge'' and ''Knife'' were published, raising quite a controversy among Yugoslav ruling communist elites. Soon afterwards, due to popular demand, ''Prayer'' and ''Russian Consul'' were published as well. Because of his controversial literary engagement, Drašković was considered somewhat of a dissident even though he had been a member of the Yugoslav Communist Party (League of Communists of Yugoslavia) since his 4th year


amazing scenes

in Kenya to visit with the noted conservationist George Adamson. The film has amazing scenes of George and Bill interacting with lions who are living free. *''Christian:The Lion At World's End'' is a documentary (with a reenaction sequence at the beginning) about the now-famous lion's journey from a London store to George Adamson's reserve in Kenya. Virginia McKenna and her husband, Bill Travers, had a chance meeting with Christian and his owners Ace Bourke and John Rendall. Through


concept studies

. The Pride Lands are modeled on the national park. Varied focal lengths and lenses were employed to differ from the habitual portrayal of Africa in documentaries - which employ telephoto lenses to shoot the wildlife from a distance. The epic feel drew inspiration from concept studies by artist Hans Bacher - which, following Scribner's request for realism, tried to depict effects such as lens flare - and the works of painters Charles Marion Russell, Frederic Remington and Maxfield


field technical

they purportly did not conform to International Association of Athletics Federations and USA Track and Field standards (Technical standard). The company has offered a million US Dollar (USD) bounty (bounty (reward)) to two Kenyans if they win the 2006 Boston marathon wearing Spira's product. In spite of this, USATF confirmed in 2007 that the shoes aren't banned: "Because of pending litigation, USATF cannot comment on Spira shoes beyond confirming that USATF has not examined


world social

was not an Indian citizen. Because his parents were not Kenyan citizens, he was not Kenyan. Thus, he had nowhere to go when his student visa expired because neither country would take him, so he overstayed his visa and was ordered to show cause why he should not be deported from the United States. 2007 World Social Forum The seventh World Social Forum was held in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2007. There were 66,000 registered attendees, and 1,400 participating organizations from 110

countries, making it the most globally representative WSF so far. Frank Joyce. article on Alternet. Retrieved 2007-02-16. It was criticized as being 'an NGO fair' Jens Glaschiøt happening ' http

: www.aidoh.dk ?categoryID 266 In the Name of God ' and movements of the poor in Kenya and South Africa mounted vigorous protests against some of the NGOs that attended and, in their view, dominated the forum in the name of the African poor. Role of NGOs The WSF has, especially in recent years, been strongly criticised for replacing popular movements of the poor with NGOs (non-governmental organization). Mzonke Poni on the World Social


home life

between the Meru and Embu people to Isiolo district in the north. However the northern border is not as clearly defined as the southern border . The Kenyan Ameru are unrelated to the Meru people in north Tanzania, other than that they are both Bantu (Bantu languages)-speaking. The Meru are primarily agrarian, with some animals kept mainly in the northern part of the region. Their home life and culture is similar to other Highland Bantus. The Tharaka live in the dry desert area, a much

laws that enable containers to go round the world), he was raised in Nigeria, the Sudan and Kenya before being sent to the Catholic boarding school Stonyhurst College in the UK. Although his father moved to Northern Ireland and his mother to Germany after divorcing, most of Awde's teenage home life was spent in Soho and the West End of London. He studied Arabic and Hausa (Hausa language) at London's School of Oriental and African Studies, later becoming


successful species

with his work. Raye worked as producer director for the Kenya Television Service from 1961 to 1964. The family emigrated to Australia in 1964, and Raye worked as an assistant to the General Manager at ATN7 that year, where she devised the idea of a new topical satire TV show. thumb Gecko being handled by a human (File:Hemidactylus turcicus.jpg) The "med gecko" is one of the most successful species of geckos in the world. Native to southern Europe, it has spread over much


close games

, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Rugby union is a growing sport in Uganda, and the Uganda national rugby union team has been growing stronger as evidenced by more frequent victories and close games against African powerhouses like Namibia and Morocco. * 2008 Acquired Extra Transport based in Melbourne * 2008 Announces contract to manage Kenya-Uganda Railway


successful species'

with his work. Raye worked as producer director for the Kenya Television Service from 1961 to 1964. The family emigrated to Australia in 1964, and Raye worked as an assistant to the General Manager at ATN7 that year, where she devised the idea of a new topical satire TV show. thumb Gecko being handled by a human (File:Hemidactylus turcicus.jpg) The "med gecko" is one of the most successful species of geckos in the world. Native to southern Europe, it has spread over much

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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