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and besides being home to ''nyama choma'' which is a local term used to refer to roasted meat, there are fast food restaurants such as KFC, which is popular, and the longer established South African chains, Galitos and Steers.

leading local

(Kenya and Tanzania) Luo music forms. Mugithi is another popular genre in Kenya, with its origins in the central parts of the country. A majority of music videos of leading local musicians are also filmed in the city. In the 1970s, Nairobi became the prominent centre for music in the African Great Lakes. During this period, Nairobi was established as a hub of soukous music. This genre was originally developed in Kinshasa and Brazzaville. After the political climate in the region deteriorated (Congo Crisis), many Congolese artists relocated to Nairobi. Artists such as Orchestra Super Mazembe (Super Mazembe) moved from Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) to Nairobi and found great success. Wikipedia:Nairobi Dmoz:Regional Africa Kenya Localities Nairobi Commons:Category:Nairobi

personal style

other New York–based agents were sent to the region to pick up leads. O'Neill's rise through the ranks at the bureau began to slow as his personal style chafed others and he made a few slip-ups by losing a bureau cell phone and Palm Pilot, improperly borrowing a car from a safe house, and losing track of a briefcase with sensitive documents for a short period. After being passed over for multiple promotions, O'Neill was pleased to be assigned as commander of the FBI's investigation

growing public

on from Nairobi on the Nairobi – Thika dual carriageway on of land. The university was chartered in 1985, offering mainly education-related courses, but has since diversified, offering medicine, environmental studies, engineering, law, business, agriculture, and economics. It has a student body of about 32,000, the bulk of whom (17,000) are in the main (Kahawa) campus. Currently it is one of the fastest growing public universities. * Jomo Kenyatta University

playing matches

name "CAP" Aijaz Ali made his debut for the USA in 1993. He played in the 1994 ICC Trophy in Nairobi and the 1997 ICC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur. ICC Trophy matches played by Aijaz Ali He made his List A (List A cricket) debut in the 2000 Red Stripe Bowl (KFC Cup), playing matches against Jamaica national


. The group has helped other Dandora youths to start their rap careers. They are credited with forming the group Ukoo Flani Mau Mau which is a collection of about 24 rappers from Nairobi and Mombasa with a few Tanzanians. Ukoo Flani Mau Mau released ''Kilio Cha Haki'' album in 2004 and followed it up with ''Dandora Burning'' released in 2006. Their huge contribution and influence to the album is very notable.They do not receive as much radio play as genge or kapuka musicians but still have

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in January 1999). BBC News: Greek ministers resign over Ocalan (February 18, 1999) *van Sertima, Ivan (Ivan van Sertima), ''Black Women in Antiquity'' * Nzinga, the Warrior Queen ( a play written by Elizabeth Orchardson Mazrui and published by The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya, 2006). The play is based on Nzinga and discusses issues of colonisation, traditional African ruleship, women leadership

international research

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line stance

with the same hard line stance, issues-based reporting to date, branding itself as the 'authoritative and independent' news channel. KTN became the model which governments in Africa used when they allowed for media liberalisation to take place in the late 1990s. Many of the new radio and TV stations across East and Central Africa not only relied on KTN as a model, but benefited directly in terms of recruiting former KTN staff to run their operations. History Since 1990, Kenya Television

major field

, Plant and Environmental Health, with the aim of improving the overall health of communities in tropical Africa by addressing the interlinked problems of poverty, poor health, low agricultural productivity and degradation of the environment. icipe's headquarters are located in Kasarani, Nairobi. It has a major field research centre at Mbita Point on Lake Victoria. There are four further field sites in Kenya, and one at Port Sudan in Sudan (on the Red Sea). icipe also


'''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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