• 2017
  • Kenya covers 581,309 km2 (224,445 sq mi), and had a population of approximately 48 million people in January 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • The largest shareholder is the Government of Kenya (48.9%), 38.1% is owned by KQ Lenders Company 2017 Ltd. (in turn owned by a consortium of banks), followed by KLM, which has a 7.8% stake in the company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kenya Barris and Black-ish also won the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • 13 June 2016 - On his first visit to Kenya, the chief of the United Nations refugee agency received. (un.org)
  • It is expected that in May 2016, the construction of a one-stop-border-crossing between Busia, Kenya and Busia, Uganda will conclude. (wikipedia.org)
  • kilometres
  • The towns of Malaba, Kenya and Malaba, Uganda, approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) to the north, along with the Busia megalopolis account for the bulk of trade and human traffic between the two East African Community countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meru
  • Meru is a town in eastern Kenya. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within the town, the roads have seen a lot of improvement after the maintenance of urban roads was transferred to the Kenya Urban Roads Authority, which in turn set up its Upper Eastern Regional Headquarters in Meru. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chuka is a town on the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya, in Kenya about 65 km south Of Meru Town. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chuka are primarily Meru who, having climbed the first slopes of Mt. Kenya, clearing the forest for cultivation (even at present the fields of the Chuka are on the lower section of their country), mixed with the aboriginal inhabitants of the forest and established some kind of contact with the Embu. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1963
  • The British colonized Kenya from 1888-1963. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even after Kenya regained independence in 1963, women were still oppressed and not given many opportunities like education except for a small number of young women. (wikipedia.org)
  • When Kenya gained independence in 1963, a few young women were able to attain education because of parents who became involved in religious mission activities since the Colonial era. (wikipedia.org)
  • After winning independence from Great Britain in 1963, the country was unified by Jomo Kenyatta and his influential Kenya African National Union party, which dominated politics exclusively until 2002. (nytimes.com)
  • Kenya obtained independence in December 1963. (wikipedia.org)
  • Embu
  • John B. Griffiths, a Welshman minister previously working at the Kenya coast, petitioned the colonial government to grant the entire Embu region to the Methodists as an exclusive religious sphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Embu people live to the south-east of Mount Kenya, and believe that the mountain is God's home (the Embu word for God is Ngai or Mwene Njeru). (wikipedia.org)
  • controversy
  • Controversy over the actual meaning of the word Kenya notwithstanding, it is clear that the mountain's name became widely accepted, pars pro toto, as the name of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • refers
  • At least one Maasai prayer refers to Mount Kenya: God bless our children, let them be like the olive tree of Morintat, let them grow and expand, let them be like Ngong Hills like Mt. Kenya, like Mt. Kilimanjaro and multiply in number. (wikipedia.org)
  • Airlines
  • The following year, the company formed a charter subsidiary named Kenya Flamingo Airlines, which leased aircraft from the parent airline in order to operate international passenger and cargo services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Country
  • Although one of Africa's more powerful economies, Kenya is still a developing country, and so certain aspects of the country's society and infrastructure may come as a shock to some visitors from developed countries who are unfamiliar with the poverty and poor quality of life experienced by many Kenyans. (wikitravel.org)
  • The University of Maseno is not the biggest and not the highest ranked university in Kenya (although they have improved their position) but nonetheless and interesting to visit being in the west of the country far away from the Capital. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • town
  • Shaba is a town in Kenya, situated 260 km to the southeast of Marsabit and 80 km to the north of the Equator. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kenya portal Transport in Kenya Railway stations in Kenya Konza Technology City Machakos town constituency: CDF allocation by sector and location (2003-6) Central Bureau of Statistics (Kenya): Geographic Dimensions of Well-Being in Kenya Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registration centres by electoral area and constituency Archived June 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • ethnic
  • Prehistoric volcanic eruptions of Mount Kenya (now extinct) may have resulted in its association with divinity and creation among the indigenous Bantu ethnic groups, who are the native inhabitants of the agricultural land surrounding Mount Kenya. (wikipedia.org)
  • News
  • News about Kenya, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. (nytimes.com)
  • Keep up to date on breaking news about Kenya and explore our extensive archive below. (nytimes.com)
  • plains
  • The dry rolling plains of northern Kenya seem an unlikely place for an arms race. (un.org)
  • The Maasai name for Mount Kenya is Ol Donyo Keri, which means 'mountain of stripes', referring to the dark shades as observed from the surrounding plains. (wikipedia.org)
  • Somalia
  • Somali refugees run from the dust at Ifo camp near Dadaab, about 80km (50 miles) from Liboi on the border with Somalia in north-eastern Kenya, January 8, 2007. (reuters.com)
  • area
  • Recent finds near Lake Turkana indicate that hominids like Australopithecus anamensis lived in the area which is now Kenya from around 4.1 million years ago. (princeton.edu)
  • All these cultures arrived in the Mount Kenya area in the last several hundred years. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • They are generally agricultural and also keep livestock and occupy what is among the most fertile land in Kenya. (wikipedia.org)
  • forest
  • In March 2011 the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya announced support for a project to help conserve the Kaya Forest in Kaloleni District. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • Mbale has four major banks, namely Barclays Bank, Equity Bank, Co-operative Bank and KCB Bank Kenya Limited. (wikipedia.org)