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The British Empire established the East Africa Protectorate in 1895, from 1920 known as the Kenya Colony. The independent Republic of Kenya was formed in 1963. It was ruled as a de facto one-party state by the Kenya African National Union (KANU), led by Jomo Kenyatta during 1963 to 1978.
The demography of Kenya is monitored by the Kenyan National Bureau of Statistics. Kenya is a multi-ethnic state in the Great Lakes region of East Africa. It is inhabited primarily by Bantu and Nilotic populations, with some Cushitic -speaking ethnic minorities in the north. Its total population was at 47 558,296 as of the 2019 census.
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 in the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Kenyais part of the worldwide pandemicof coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have reached Kenyaon 12 March 2020,with the initial cases reported in the capital city Nairobiand in the coastal area Mombasa. Contents 1Background
There are two independent national daily newspapers, the Daily Nation, The Standard, and two daily free newspapers, X News, and The People Daily. There are also two specialised daily papers, Business Daily and The Star, and one weekly paper, The East African, which is published in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam and Kampala. 
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The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) is a political party in Kenya . History The PDP was established in 1992. It won a single seat in the 2007 general elections, Richard Momoima Onyonka in Kitutu Chache Constituency.
The following list gives a categorised overview of notable people from Kenya . Contents 1 Pre-colonial leaders 2 Anti-colonial activists 3 Politicians 4 Activists 5 Notable civil servants 6 Academics, scientists and medical professionals 7 Religious leaders 8 Business people and entrepreneurs 9 Sports persons