Kenya

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Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya (Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a country in Africa with 47 semiautonomous counties governed by elected governors.wikipedia
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German Empire

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The colonial history of Kenya dates from the establishment of a German protectorate over the Sultan of Zanzibar's coastal possessions in 1885, followed by the arrival of the Imperial British East Africa Company in 1888.
Using Germans and native Askaris, Lettow-Vorbeck launched multiple guerrilla raids against British forces in Kenya and Rhodesia.

98.4 Capital FM

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Published comments on Kenya's Capital FM website by Liu Guangyuan, China's ambassador to Kenya, at the time of President Kenyatta's 2013 trip to Beijing, said, "Chinese investment in Kenya ... reached $474 million, representing Kenya's largest source of foreign direct investment, and ... bilateral trade ... reached $2.84 billion" in 2012.
98.4 Capital FM (other variations of the name include Capital FM and Capital FM Kenya) is a Kenyan urban music radio station.

North Eastern Province (Kenya)

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Concurrently, the Kenyan army fought the Shifta War against ethnic Somali rebels inhabiting the Northern Frontier District, who wanted to join their kin in the Somali Republic to the north.
The North Eastern Province (Gobolka Woqooyi Bari) is one of the former provinces in Kenya.

Al-Shabaab (militant group)

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In 2011, Kenya began sending troops to Somalia to fight the Islamic terror group, Al-Shabaab.
In 2012, it was also reported that the group was attracting an increasing number of non-Somali recent converts from Kenya, a predominantly Christian country in the African Great Lakes region.

Kibera

Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is home to Kibera, one of the world's largest slums.
Kibera (Nubian: Forest or Jungle ) is a division of Nairobi Area, Kenya, and neighbourhood of the city of Nairobi, 6.6 km from the city centre.

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

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A consortium led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has had some success in helping farmers grow new pigeon pea varieties, instead of maize, in particularly dry areas.
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is an international organization which conducts agricultural research for rural development, headquartered in Patancheru (Hyderabad, Telangana, India) with several regional centers (Bamako (Mali), Nairobi (Kenya)) and research stations (Niamey (Niger), Kano (Nigeria), Lilongwe (Malawi), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)).

Jim Corbett

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She was crowned Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in 1953 and as British hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett (who accompanied the royal couple) put it, she went up a tree in Africa a princess and came down a queen.
After 1947, Corbett and his sister Maggie retired to Nyeri, Kenya, where he lived in the cottage 'Paxtu' in the grounds of the Hotel Outspan, which had originally been built for his friend Lord Baden-Powell.

Ahero

The country has seven large, centrally managed irrigation schemes, namely Mwea, Bura, Hola, Perkera, West Kano, Bunyala and Ahero covering a total commanded area of 18,200 ha and averaging 2,600 ha per scheme.
Ahero is an agriculture town in Kenya that is part of Kisumu County.

Counties of Kenya

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Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya (Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a country in Africa with 47 semiautonomous counties governed by elected governors.

Geothermal power in Kenya

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A petroleum-fired plant on the coast, geothermal facilities at Olkaria (near Nairobi), and electricity imported from Uganda make up the rest of the supply.
Geothermal power is very cost-effective in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya, East Africa.

Somalis

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Concurrently, the Kenyan army fought the Shifta War against ethnic Somali rebels inhabiting the Northern Frontier District, who wanted to join their kin in the Somali Republic to the north. Foreign-rooted populations include Somalis (from Somalia), Kenyan Arabs, Asians and Europeans.
Ethnic Somalis number around 28-30 million and are principally concentrated in Somalia (around 14.5 million), Ethiopia (8.5 million), Kenya (2.4–3 million), and Djibouti (534,000).

Olkaria

A petroleum-fired plant on the coast, geothermal facilities at Olkaria (near Nairobi), and electricity imported from Uganda make up the rest of the supply.
The Olkaria Area is a region located immediately to the south of Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya, Africa.

Dadaab

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The UNHCR base in Dadaab in the north also currently houses around 500,000 people.
Dadaab is a semi-arid town in Garissa County, Kenya.

Big five game

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The "Big Five" game animals of Africa, that is the lion, leopard, buffalo, rhinoceros, and elephant, can be found in Kenya and in the Masai Mara in particular.
Countries where all can be found include Angola, Botswana, Zambia, Uganda, Namibia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Malawi.

Indians in Kenya

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Foreign-rooted populations include Somalis (from Somalia), Kenyan Arabs, Asians and Europeans.
Indians in Kenya (also referred to as Kenyan Asians) are citizens and residents of Kenya with ancestral roots in the Indian subcontinent.

White people in Kenya

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Foreign-rooted populations include Somalis (from Somalia), Kenyan Arabs, Asians and Europeans. There were 80,000 white settlers living in Kenya in the 1950s.
White people in Kenya or White Kenyans, are those born in or resident in Kenya who descend from Europeans and/or identify themselves as white.

Turkana County

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The northwestern Turkana region was especially affected, with local schools shut down as a result.
Turkana County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya.

Kenya Army

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The Kenya Army, Kenya Navy and Kenya Air Force compose the National Defence Forces.
In addition to the primary role of the defense of the Republic of Kenya and the secondary role of aid to civil authority, the Kenya Army has participated and continues to participate in international Peace Support Operations.

Nilotic peoples

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There are an estimated 47 different communities, with Bantus (67%) and Nilotes (30%) constituting the majority of local residents.
The Nilotic peoples are peoples indigenous to the Nile Valley who speak Nilotic languages, which constitute a large sub-group of the Nilo-Saharan languages spoken in South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania.

Locations of Kenya

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The smallest administrative units in Kenya are called locations.
Locations are a type of administrative region in Kenya.

List of ambassadors of China to Kenya

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Published comments on Kenya's Capital FM website by Liu Guangyuan, China's ambassador to Kenya, at the time of President Kenyatta's 2013 trip to Beijing, said, "Chinese investment in Kenya ... reached $474 million, representing Kenya's largest source of foreign direct investment, and ... bilateral trade ... reached $2.84 billion" in 2012.
The Chinese ambassador in Nairobi is the official representative of the Government in Beijing to the Government of Kenya.

Kisii people

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Bantu groups in Kenya include the Kikuyu, Luhya, Kamba, Kisii, Meru, Kuria, Aembu, Ambeere, Wadawida-Watuweta, Wapokomo and Mijikenda among others.
The Abagusii (also known as Kisii or Gusii) is a community of Bantu people who inhabit two counties: Kisii (formerly Kisii District) and Nyamira in Nyanza Province, Western Kenya.

Ease of doing business index

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In 2017, Kenya ranked 92nd in the World Bank ease of doing business rating from 113rd in 2016 (of 190 countries).
One such example is that Kuwait, one of the richest countries in the world, is lower ranked (97) than the much poorer countries Kenya (ranked 61), Colombia (ranked 65) and Uzbekistan (ranked 76).

Perkerra River

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The country has seven large, centrally managed irrigation schemes, namely Mwea, Bura, Hola, Perkera, West Kano, Bunyala and Ahero covering a total commanded area of 18,200 ha and averaging 2,600 ha per scheme.
The Perkerra River is a river in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya that feeds the freshwater Lake Baringo.

Tullow Oil

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Tullow Oil estimates Kenya's oil reserves to be around One billion barrels.
Its largest activities are in Africa and the Atlantic Margins, where it has discovered new oil provinces in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and French Guiana.