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  2. Mombasa–Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway - Wikipedia

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    The Mombasa–Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway is a standard-gauge railway (SGR) in Kenya that connects the large Indian Ocean city of Mombasa with Nairobi, the country's capital and largest city. This SGR runs parallel to the narrow-gauge Uganda Railway that was completed in 1901 [1] under British colonial rule .

  3. History of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    KANU was formed in May 1960 when the Kenya African Union (KAU) merged with the Kenya Independence Movement (KIM) and Nairobi People's Convention Party (NPCP). Mboya was a major figure from 1951 until his death in 1969.

  4. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport - Wikipedia

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    The other three important international airports in Kenya include the Kisumu International Airport, Moi International Airport and Eldoret International Airport. JKIA is located in the Embakasi suburb 18 kilometres (11 mi) southeast of Nairobi's central business district, the airport has scheduled flights to destinations in over 50 countries.

  5. Kenya Army - Wikipedia

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    History. The origin of the present day Kenya Army lie with the British Army's King's African Rifles. Tracing the events that were unfolding in East Africa during the last quarter of the 19th Century is important because the British actively enforced the abolition of the slave trade in East Africa.

  6. Economy of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Kenya has also contributed to boosting tourism in other countries; the Nairobi-headquartered Serena Hotel is the most consistently high-rated hotel in Pakistan. Financial services. Kenya is East Africa's hub for financial services. The Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) is ranked 4th in Africa in terms of market capitalisation.

  7. Nanyuki - Wikipedia

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    Nanyuki is a Market town in Laikipia County of Kenya lying northwest of Mount Kenya along the A2 road and at the terminus of the branch railway from Nairobi. The name is derived from Enyaanyukie Maasai word for resemblance. It is situated just north of the Equator (0° 01' North).

  8. Shitsama Nyamweya - Wikipedia

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    Background and education. She was born in Kenya in 1985, and attended Kenyan schools for her elementary and secondary education. She was admitted to the University of Nairobi, where she studied human medicine, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree.

  9. Kenya African National Union - Wikipedia

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    History. From October 1952 to December 1959, Kenya was under a state of emergency arising from the armed Mau Mau rebellion against British colonial rule. KAU, the national political movement for Africans was banned in 1952 and its leaders including Jomo Kenyatta imprisoned in 1953.