North Eastern Province (Kenya)

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The North Eastern Province (Gobolka Woqooyi Bari) is one of the former provinces in Kenya.wikipedia
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Provinces of Kenya

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The North Eastern Province (Gobolka Woqooyi Bari) is one of the former provinces in Kenya.

Garissa

It has a land area of 127,358.5 km 2, with its capital at Garissa.
It is situated in the former North Eastern Province.

Jubaland

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Previously known as the Northern Frontier District (NFD),it was carved out the Jubaland region in southern Present day Somalia during the colonial period. The Northern Frontier District came into being in 1925, when it was carved out of the Jubaland region in present-day southern Somalia.
Its eastern border lies 40–60 km east of the Jubba River, stretching from Gedo to the Indian Ocean, while its western side flanks the North Eastern Province in Kenya, which was carved out of Jubaland during the colonial period.

Somalis in Kenya

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It is and has historically been exclusively inhabited by ethnic Somalis.
They have historically inhabited the North Eastern Province, previously called the Northern Frontier District, which was carved out of the Jubaland region of present-day southern Somalia during the colonial period. Following the civil war in Somalia that broke out in 1991, many Somalis sought asylum in the Somali-inhabited enclaves of Kenya.

Kenya

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The North Eastern Province (Gobolka Woqooyi Bari) is one of the former provinces in Kenya.
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.

Somalia

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The Northern Frontier District came into being in 1925, when it was carved out of the Jubaland region in present-day southern Somalia.
Britain also granted administration of the almost exclusively Somali-inhabited Northern Frontier District (NFD) to Kenyan nationalists.

Somalis

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The North Eastern Province is predominantly inhabited by ethnic Somalis.
Britain also granted administration of the almost exclusively Somali-inhabited Northern Frontier District (NFD) to Kenyan nationalists despite an informal plebiscite demonstrating the overwhelming desire of the region's population to join the newly formed Somali Republic.

Wajir County

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Wajir County is a county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya.

Mandera County

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Mandera County is a county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya.

Wajir

Township
It is situated in the former North Eastern Province.

Mandera

Mandera (Mandheera) is the capital of Mandera County in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya.

Garissa County

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As the capital of Garissa County, Garissa is the seat of the County Government of Garissa as well as the County Assembly.
Garissa County is an administrative County in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya.

Ijara District

Ijara
Ijara was a former administrative district in the North Eastern Province of Kenya.

Greater Somalia

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The territory historically encompassed British Somaliland, Italian Somaliland, French Somaliland, the Ogaden in the Ethiopian Empire and the Northern Frontier District in the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya.

Shakani

Shakani is a settlement in Kenya's North Eastern Province.

Italy

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At the time under British colonial administration, the soutern part of Somalia was ceded to Italy as a reward for the Italians' support of the Allies during World War I.

World War I

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At the time under British colonial administration, the soutern part of Somalia was ceded to Italy as a reward for the Italians' support of the Allies during World War I.

British Somaliland

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On 26 June 1960, four days before granting British Somaliland independence, the British government declared that all Somali-inhabited areas of East Africa should be unified in one administrative region.

Internment

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A number of reports, however, accused the Kenyans of mass slaughters of entire villages of Somali citizens and of setting up large "protected villages"—in effect concentration camps.

Shifta

Ethiopian guerrillas
The government refused to acknowledge the ethnically based irredentist motives of the Somalis, making constant reference in official statements to the shifta (bandit) problem in the area.

Aden Duale

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The city is represented by Aden Bare Duale, a Somali Member of Parliament for the Garissa Township Constituency and who also doubles as the Leader of the Majority in the legislature.

National Assembly (Kenya)

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The city is represented by Aden Bare Duale, a Somali Member of Parliament for the Garissa Township Constituency and who also doubles as the Leader of the Majority in the legislature. North Eastern Province has thirteen constituencies represented in the National Assembly of Kenya.

Garissa Township Constituency

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The city is represented by Aden Bare Duale, a Somali Member of Parliament for the Garissa Township Constituency and who also doubles as the Leader of the Majority in the legislature.

Leadership

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The city is represented by Aden Bare Duale, a Somali Member of Parliament for the Garissa Township Constituency and who also doubles as the Leader of the Majority in the legislature.