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  2. Kenya - Wikipedia

    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.

  3. Cannabis in Kenya - Wikipedia

    Cannabis in Kenya is commonly available in joints that cost anywhere from 10 shillings to 100 shillings. According to a 1991 study, cannabis is the third-to-most abused substance in Kenya, after alcohol and tobacco.

  4. Politics of Kenya - Wikipedia

    The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. As of the 2013 March general election, the Constitution of Kenya has two requirements for any candidate to be declared winner: to win at least 25% of the vote in a majority of Kenya's forty seven counties; to garner 50% + 1 vote of the total valid votes.

  5. Westgate shopping mall attack - Wikipedia

    On 21 September 2013, four masked gunmen attacked the Westgate shopping mall, an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya. There are conflicting reports about the number killed in the attack, since part of the mall collapsed due to a fire that started during the siege.

  6. Languages of Kenya - Wikipedia

    Kenya is a multilingual country. The Bantu Swahili language and English, the latter being inherited from colonial rule (see British Kenya), are widely spoken as lingua franca. They serve as the two official working languages. Including second-language speakers, there are more speakers of Swahili than English in Kenya.

  7. SBM Bank Kenya Limited - Wikipedia

    SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited, previously known as Fidelity Commercial Bank Limited, is a commercial bank in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya , the country's central bank and national banking regulator.

  8. The National Alliance - Wikipedia

    History. The National Alliance was founded as the National Alliance Party of Kenya on 3 July 2000. The leaders of the communities represented at the inaugural meeting subsequently approached Lawrence Nginyo Kariuki, a prominent businessman and politician to be the founding chairman of the Alliance and Kariuki consented.

  9. Valentine Nekesa - Wikipedia

    In October 2017, Valentine Nekesa was named among "The Top 40 Women Under 40 in Kenya 2017", by Business Daily Africa, a daily English language business daily newspaper published by the Nation Media Group.