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  3. COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The COVID-19 pandemic in Kenyais part of the worldwide pandemicof coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have reached Kenyaon 12 March 2020,[3]with the initial cases reported in the capital city Nairobiand in the coastal area Mombasa. Contents 1Background

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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.

  6. Politics of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The politics of Kenya take place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Kenya is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system in accordance with a new constitution passed in 2010. Executive power is exercised by the executive branch of government, headed by the ...

  7. Terrorism in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    3 May 2014 – three people were killed and fifteen injured when a hand grenade was detonated inside a bus in Mombasa. In another incident on the same day, an improvised explosive device was deposited within a bag on a beach. The bag was noticed, and no casualties were reported after "people took cover".

  8. Economy of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Economy of Kenya 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]

  9. Timeline of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    1000BCE - 500BCE. Southern Nilotic speaking communities move southwards from the Sudd into western Kenya. 1000 BCE-1000 AD. Bantu Groups migrate into Kenya bringing with them iron age technology. The Urewe culture, one of Africa's oldest iron smelting centres, settle in the great lakes region including western Kenya.