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  2. Nairobi - Wikipedia

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    Nairobi is home to most of Kenya's news and media organisations. The city is also home to the region's largest newspapers: the Daily Nation and The Standard. These are circulated within Kenya and cover a range of domestic and regional issues.

  3. 2013 Kenyan general election - Wikipedia

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    General elections were held in Kenya on 4 March 2013. Voters elected the President, members of the National Assembly and newly formed Senate.They were the first elections held under the new constitution, which was approved in a 2010 referendum, and were also the first run by the new Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

  4. Westgate shopping mall attack - Wikipedia

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    The Observer reported that Kenya had prior intelligence of an attack in Nairobi, and that there were reports of NIS agents being at Westgate a few hours before the attack. From its start, the investigation was hampered by a wide range of conflicting eyewitness testimony about the number of attackers, the gunmen's true identities, and even their ...

  5. Kenya Police - Wikipedia

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    Kenya Police is headed by Deputy Inspector General. Kenya Police is divided into Service Headquarters in Nairobi, Formations, General Duty Commands and Training Institutions. Administration Police Service is commanded through a hierarchy separate from that of the Kenya Police. For other state security bodies see Law enforcement in Kenya ...

  6. Matatu - Wikipedia

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    Today, an individual matatu must be associated with one of over 600 independent, government-registered groups known as a SACCOs. [22] As of late 2010, Kenyan government policy is to phase out minibus matatu in the capital city Nairobi in favour of larger buses seating twenty five or more.

  7. Foreign relations of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    After Kenya's independence on 12 December 1963, the United States immediately recognized the new nation and moved to establish diplomatic relations. The embassy in Nairobi was opened on 12 December 1963.

  8. 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.

  9. Corruption in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Before 1990. The first corruption incident in Kenya is widely regarded as the Ngei maize scandal of 1965. Paul Ngei, an independence hero and at the time the Minister for Marketing and Cooperatives, was involved in a maize scandal that caused a national maize shortage.