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  2. Indians in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Although now based in Africa, the company had a strong Indian orientation, employing guards, police officers, clerks and accountants from Bombay. East Africa Protectorate. Significant Indian migration to modern day Kenya began following the creation of the East Africa Protectorate in 1895. The Protectorate took over the assets and personnel of ...

  3. Mount Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Mount Kenya is located in the former Eastern and Central provinces of Kenya, now Meru, Embu, Laikipia, Kirinyaga, Nyeri and Tharaka Nithi counties, about 90 kilometres (55 + 7 ⁄ 8 miles) north of the equator, around 150 km (90 mi) north-northeast of the capital Nairobi. Mount Kenya is the source of the name of the Republic of Kenya.

  4. Sport in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Sport is an important element of Kenyan culture.Various indigenous traditional sports have prevailed in Kenyan culture from its earliest history. Some of the traditional games and sports prevalent in Kenya since antiquity have included wrestling, racing exercises, stick fights, hunting (using spears and arrows), board games, bull fights and dances.

  5. Uganda Railway - Wikipedia

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    Before the railway's construction, the British East Africa Company had begun the Mackinnon-Sclater road, a 970-kilometre (600 mi) ox-cart track from Mombasa to Busia in Kenya, in 1890. In July 1890, Britain was party to a series of anti-slavery measures agreed at the Brussels Conference Act of 1890.

  6. Kibera - Wikipedia

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    Nairobi Today: The Paradox of a Fragmented City. African Books Collective, 2010. p. 167–214. ISBN 9987080936, 9789987080939. The source edition is an English translation, published by Mkuki na Nyota Publishers Ltd. of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in association with the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) of Nairobi.

  7. Corruption in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Kenya's Kibaki pledges action over graft "in days" – Reuters South Africa AfricaFiles News summaries from Kenya John Githongo report BBC : Full report on Kenya corruption, from the Ethics secretary (3.3Meg PDF, 22 pages)

  8. Christianity in Africa - Wikipedia

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    Christianity in Africa arrived in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around Carthage.In the 4th century, the Aksumite empire in modern-day Eritrea and Ethiopia became one of the first regions in the world to adopt Christianity as an official religion and the Nubian kingdoms of Nobatia, Makuria and Alodia followed two centuries later.

  9. Kisii people - Wikipedia

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    The Abagusii (also known as Kisii (Mkisii/Wakisii) in Swahili, or Gusii in Ekegusii) are a highly diverse East African ethnic group and nation indigenous to Kisii (formerly Kisii District) and Nyamira counties of former Nyanza, as well as parts of Kericho and Bomet counties of the former Rift Valley province of Kenya.