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  2. Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a country in Eastern Africa. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by area. With a population of more than 47.6 million in the 2019 census, Kenya is the 29th most populous country in the world.

  3. History of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    History of Kenya. A part of Eastern Africa, the territory of what is known as Kenya has seen human habitation since the beginning of the Lower Paleolithic. The Bantu expansion from a West African centre of dispersal reached the area by the 1st millennium AD. With the borders of the modern state at the crossroads of the Bantu, Nilo-Saharan and ...

  4. Economy of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The Economy of Kenya is a market-based economy with a few state enterprises. Major industries include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services. As of 2020, Kenya had the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, coming behind Nigeria and South Africa. [18]

  5. President of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The president of the Republic of Kenya ( Swahili: Rais wa Jamhuri ya Kenya) is the head of state and head of government of Kenya. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Kenya and is the commander-in-chief of the Kenya Defence Forces. The official residence of the president is State House, Nairobi .

  6. Corruption in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    v. t. e. Corruption in the government of Kenya has a history which spans the era of the founding president Jomo Kenyatta, to Daniel arap Moi 's KANU, Mwai Kibaki 's PNU government and the current Uhuru Kenyatta 's Jubilee Party government. In the Corruption Perceptions Index 2021 Kenya is ranked 128th out of 180 countries for corruption, tied ...

  7. Nairobi - Wikipedia

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    Nairobi ( / naɪˈroʊbi / ny-ROH-bee) is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyorobi, which translates to "place of cool waters", a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city proper had a population of 4,397,073 in the 2019 census, while the metropolitan area has a ...

  8. LGBT rights in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    LGBT individuals and same-sex couples are not allowed to adopt. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Kenya face legal challenges not experienced by non- LGBT residents. Sodomy is a felony per Section 162 of the Kenyan Penal Code, punishable by 14 years' imprisonment, and any sexual practices between males (termed "gross ...

  9. Education in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    ECD is classified into three different clusters i.e. Baby-class. Nursery school. Pre-unit ( as of the 8-4-4 curriculum) 2) Basic Education ( KCPE – KCSE) Lower primary: This is a 4 year period that marks the first transition into the mainstream primary education system in Kenya and starts at ages 6 or 7.