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  2. East African Community - Wikipedia

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    Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda have cooperated with each other since the early 20th century. The East African Currency Board provided a common currency from 1919 to 1966. The customs union between Kenya and Uganda in 1917, which Tanganyika joined in 1927, was followed by the East African High Commission (EAHC) from 1948 to 1961, the East African Common Services Organization (EACSO) from 1961 to ...

  3. Nairobi - Wikipedia

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    Nairobi is the African Great Lakes region's sporting centre. The premier sports facility in Nairobi and generally in Kenya is the Moi International Sports Centre in the suburb of Kasarani. The complex was completed in 1987, and was used to host the 1987 All Africa Games. The complex comprises a 60,000 seater stadium, the second largest in the ...

  4. Rail transport in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Standard gauge: 605 km 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 + 1 ⁄ 2 in) Mombasa–Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) SGR extension to Naivasha; Specifications. The loading gauge for new standard gauge railways in Africa is width: 3,400 mm (11 ft 2 in) the same as the original Shinkansen in Japan; also Korea and China. Allows for 2+3 seating.

  5. Regions of the African Union - Wikipedia

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    The member states of the African Union (AU) are divided into five geographic regions of the African Union. The African diaspora, which includes people of African descent living outside of the African continent, such as the Americas, Australia, Asia, and Europe, has been officially recognized by the AU as its sixth region.

  6. Eastleigh, Nairobi - Wikipedia

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    Eastleigh was founded in 1921. At this time, it was formally called Nairobi East Township. While the colonial government originally tried to segregate citizens by race and ethnicity, failures at doing so in the Eastleigh neighbourhood more or less stopped the practice under colonial rule, so class became the general segregating factor afterwards.

  7. UTC+03:00 - Wikipedia

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    Ukraine had UTC+02:00 plus regularly EEST from 1990 till 2011 (in years 1981–1990 Moscow Summer Time) until the Ukrainian parliament added 1 hour "on the territory of Ukraine from March 27, 2011" and canceled daylight saving time on September 20, 2011, de facto making EEST (UTC+03:00) the new standard time.

  8. Fly540 - Wikipedia

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    Pan-African ambitions A Fly540 ATR 42 at Entebbe International Airport The original scheduled flights included freight and passenger services between Nairobi and Mombasa, while Kisumu became a destination in January 2007. [5]

  9. Co-operative Bank of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Co-operative Bank of Kenya is a commercial bank in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya, the central bank and national banking regulator. The bank has introduced Agency banking model and has a deep customer base in Kenya with over 7.5 million accounts as of December 2018.