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  • Kenya - 830 Words
    May 15, 2013 Hey Friend, I want to invite you to take a journey with me. If you haven’t heard already, I’m going to Kenya, Africa from August 16th – 30st! And if I can be honest with you about my emotions, I’m definitely nervous but even more so, I’m beyond excited to be a part of a real, live, daring missions outreach opportunity with the kids and people of Kenya! Some of you know my story of where I’ve been & what I’ve done. Matter of fact, a lot of you may have seen for...
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  • Kenya - 452 Words
    Many places around the word, students were being canned for disciplinary reasons. This is however until curtain Governments pasted laws for their country, forbidding the hitting of children in their schools. One of the many places were this accorded is in Kenya. The New York Times article, “Spare The Rod and Spoil The Country, A Kenyan Warns” by Marc Lacey talks about both of the opinions on this situation. The Kanyan Government felt that their schools were taking cane a bit too far, because of...
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  • Tourism Kenya - 1060 Words
    KENYA Introduction The modern history of Kenya however, did not start until the Cushitic people from Northern Africa moved into present day Kenya around 2000 BC. The Bantu arrived and settled at the Coast at around 200 AD. Later between the 10th-14th centuries Nilotic people arrived and occupied the Rift Valley plains. Arab traders started frequenting the Kenyan Coast in the first century A.D. By 700 A.D. Arab settlements had sprouted along the coastline giving way to intermarriages between...
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  • insecurity in kenya - 6344 Words
    Definition of insecurity in English insecurity Pronunciation: /ˌɪnsɪˈkjɔːrɪti, ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərɪti/ noun (plural insecurities) [mass noun] 1uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence:she had a deep sense of insecurity [count noun]:he’s plagued with insecurities 2the state of being open to danger or threat; lack of protection:growing job insecurity the insecurity of wireless networks Kenyan Politics: An Introduction Postcolonial Kenya has seen a significant amount of...
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  • Scramble for Kenya - 1114 Words
    1Scramble for kenya Madge Volcy Mrs. Morse Africa 10/28/10 Imperialism is defined as one country’s domination of the political, economic, and social life of another country. In Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, imperialism was present and growing. The main countries involved in the imperialism in Africa were the French, German, and Britain. All of these countries were in a constant struggle to become the most powerful, to have the most riches, and control over high...
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  • cooperatives in kenya - 6012 Words
    An Analysis of the Socio - Economic Impact s of the New Integrated National Transport Policy: The Case of 14 - Seat Transport SACCOs in Kenya . A research paper first presented a t the ICA Global Research Conference Held at Mikkeli in Finland , 24 - 28 August 2011 1 Mrs. Esther Gicheru (PhD), HSC; Mr. Wanjohi Migwi & Mr. Kirianki M’Imanyara NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR CO - OPERATIVES Theme: Shared Leadership and Membership Communities An Analysis of the Socio -...
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  • Problems in Kenya - 1237 Words
    Business Proposition for Kenya Business Proposition for Kenya Brian Luster 11/29/2012 BUSA 3000 Dakhli, Mourad Brian Luster 11/29/2012 BUSA 3000 Dakhli, Mourad Kenya is a developing country on the continent of South Africa neighboring the countries of Uganda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Somalia. Its economy is currently struggling and therefore conducting international business will enable it to become a more stable economy. Kenya lacks resources in its own country to...
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  • Kenya Economy - 28015 Words
    Norad Report 19/2009 Discussion Political Economy Analysis of Kenya Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation P.O. Box 8034 Dep, NO-0030 OSLO Ruseløkkveien 26, Oslo, Norway Phone: +47 22 24 20 30 Fax: +47 22 24 20 31 ISBN 978-82-7548-415-2 ISSN 1502-2528 Responsibility for the contents and presentation of findings and recommendations rests with the study team. The views and opinions expressed in the report do not necessarily correspond with those of Norad. ...
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  • history of kenya - 1979 Words
    Skip to content Using Gmail with screen readers Click here to enable desktop notifications for Gmail. Learn more Hide More 32 of 338 Why this ad? Publish Research Paper - www.researchjournali.com - Researchjournali™ Publish Now! 70% Less Price, 7 Day publication. more notes on colonialism and decolonization in Kenya Inbox x Ibrahim Busolo Attachments17 Oct (12 days ago) to kamaubernard48, sarahgachambi, ochakowycliffe, nyabutomark, gordonomondiow.,...
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  • Mt. Kenya - 1580 Words
    Denissa Baidya Supportive Material Speech April 12, 2012 Mt. Kenya Mt. Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5199 meters after Mt. Kilimanjaro. It is part of the central highlands in Kenya. Throughout the hike, there are several stations located in the different heights which are the recommended locations for spending the night. With its rugged glaciers and forested slopes, it’s one of the most impressive landscapes. In my experience, climbing this mountain was a very hard task to...
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  • Facing Mt. Kenya - 1568 Words
    Facing Mt. Kenya Jomo Kenyatta someone who came from a Gikuyu tribe but he eventually adapted to the new changing Africa. Kenyatta actually was the first President and he also adapted to the Western influences by wearing a suit and driving in Cadalacs. But even though he did very well in adapting he was still very proud of his heritage and the old ways of his people. There even seems to be a tone in his writing of nostalgia, and a little bit of bitterness to the people who came in to start...
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  • Social Factors in Kenya & Uk
    Social Factor Education Household and Families Attitudes to Work UK The UK education system is respected and valued all over the world. The ensure standards remain high, there are many independent organizations who regularly inspect and accredit the UK institutions and courses. There are 18.2 million families in the UK. Nearly 2.0 million lone parents with dependent children. 12.2 million Families consisted of a married couple with or without children. The population in the UK is much more...
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  • Csr Essay-a Case for Kenya
    Bachelor thesis Mizizi Foundation 2.0 Kenya Goes Sustainable Fedde Alwin Quispel 0815370 MVR404-B Initiator Stichting AfriCulture Anoek Vriesema Hogeschool Rotterdam Management, Economie en Recht MERAFS40R4 P.J.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden June 2011 Foreword After two and a half years of studying, I was given the opportunity to do a research project as part of my graduation. Since I wanted to go abroad for a longer time, I tried to look for internships in countries...
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  • CENTRAL BANK IN KENYA - 426 Words
    Njuguna Ndung’u: The role of the Central Bank of Kenya in Kenya’s economic transformation Talking notes by Prof Njuguna Ndung’u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the NESC Workshop on the Role of Central Bank in Economic Transformation, Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, 29 May 2007. * * * Hon. Amos Kimunya, Minister for Finance, Republic of Kenya Amb. Francis Muthaura, Permanent Secretary, Head of Civil Service and Secretary to the Cabinet, Permanent...
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  • Country Report Kenya - 6541 Words
    Country Report for Kenya SUDAN 36 39 42 ETHIOPIA Lodwar 3 Lake Rudolf Moyale 3 VA LL UGANDA EA T EY Marsabit Wajir SOMALIA KENYA A Lake Victoria Eldoret Mount Meru Kisumu Kenya Nakuru HIGHLANDS GR RI FT C Garissa 0 NAIROBI Machakos Lamu F R I A 3 Malindi 3 TANZANIA T O 0 0 100 200 km 100 200 mi Mombasa 39 INDIAN OCEAN 42 G N Disclaimer This short Country Report, a result of a larger Survey of ICT...
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  • Human Wildlife Conflicts in Kenya
    CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction This chapter comprises of the background, statement of the problem, objectives of the study, research questions, significance of the study, the scope of the study and the conceptual framework. 1.2 Background to the problem Every 10 years, the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) brings together conservation experts from around the world to share information and ideas, and set a global policy agenda for protected areas. The 5th IUCN World Parks Congress was...
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  • Kenya: a Developing Country
    Kenya: A Developing Country With the discovery of certain human fossils, some being over 3 million years old, many paleontologists believe that Kenya was the “cradle of humanity.” Currently, Kenya’s population is comprised of over 97 percent of people of African descent with nearly 40 ethnic groups. Lying on the equator between Ethiopia, Sudan, and Uganda, Kenya is located on the eastern coast of Africa. Kenya is one of the most famous safari destinations in Africa, attracting people from...
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  • Kenya Case Study - 1154 Words
    Kenya Case Study Kenya is a LEDC (less economically developed country) which uses tourism as a way to develop, and today tourism is its major growth industry. Kenya is located in eastern Africa and borders the Indian Ocean. Its bordering countries are Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania. Kenya lies on the equator. Its capital city is Nairobi. Maps of Location: Attractions of Kenya: Physical Attractions Human Attractions mountains: Mount Kenya (highest mountains in...
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  • The Kenya Shifta War and Realism
    The Kenyan Shifta War (1963 – 1968) and its Realism base and Power Pursuit. In this essay I am going to discuss the Kenyan war that has emerged in 1963 due to long-lasting grievances about bad treatment from British colonial isolation and ethnic Somali in Kenya irredentism drive to unite all other five Somali lands with Kenya into a greater Somalia. The issue of British colony had otherwise been much less to do with this war, the main reason to war was that of irredentism by Somalis. This...
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  • Electricity and Economy in Kenya - 6932 Words
    Table of Contents Abstract 4 Chapter 1: Introduction 5 1.1 Overview and statement of the problem 5 1.2 Description of data and their sources 6 Chapter 2: Current Electricity access status 6 2.1 Distribution Network in Kenya 6 2.2 Electricity Connectivity per county 10 2.2.1 Baringo County 13 2.2.2 Bomet County 13 2.2.4 Busia County 14 2.2.5 Elgeyo Marakwet County 14 2.2.6 Embu County 14 2.2.7 Garissa County 14 2.2.8 Homa Bay County 14 2.2.9 Isiolo County 15 2.2.10 Kajiado County 15 2.2.11...
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  • Facts About Kenya - 962 Words
    Country Report 1. What is the population? What is its average population density? Population is 32,021,856 people. The Population density is 136 per square mile. 2. What is the general climate? Its' precipitation? Its' temperature ranges? The general climate of Kenya is divided into two almost equal parts by the equator. The region North of the equator is hot and dry and receives comparatively little rain. The Southern region falls into three different weather/conditions zones: The coast is...
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  • Impact of British Colonization on Kenya
    History Russell McGillivray Kenya The British colonization of Kenya destroyed the culture and economy of the native people, but it established a democratic government and left Kenya a more modernized country.[1] During the 1880’s through 1914, the start of WWI, was an age of imperialism. One place that felt victim to this imperialism was Africa. At this time Africa was a wholly unmodernized continent. The reason the Europeans went after Africa was the introduction of the...
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  • 11 Richest Men in Kenya
    The are just 11 but very, very rich. Their wealth at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) increased by Sh27 billion in slightly less than 12 months. Mark you, that is only wealth in shares listed in their names at the NSE. They have much more in shares not listed in their names, but under nominee accounts or through sister companies to ones listed at the stock market. Yet, another huge chunk of their wealth is in firms they own but are not quoted at the NSE. It is also worth noting that...
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  • Financing of University Education in Kenya
    QN) With close reference to university education in Kenya, discuss the various means of financing education and evaluate the equity implications. To answer this claim, we start by defining critical terms so as to clearly get the full meaning of this assertion. Education is the process act or process of impacting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgement, and generally of preparing oneself or...
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  • Business Etiquette in Kenya - 1060 Words
    Business Etiquette in Kenya X Tamiya King Tamiya King has been writing for over a decade, particularly in the areas of poetry and short stories. She also has extensive experience writing SEO and alternative health articles, and has written published interviews and other pieces for the "Atlanta Tribune" and Jolt Marketing. She possesses a Bachelor of Arts in English and is currently pursuing higher education to become a creative writing professor. Kenya is known for its rich agricultural...
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  • Kenya Country Analysis - 1723 Words
    1. Executive Summary Kenya is a country that has a history of political instability and violence amongst its citizens. Kenya has a large agricultural sector and is a very low-resource country that has very high levels of population growth. These high levels of population growth lead to a large labour force of unskilled workers. Public and Private Investment is crucial for upgrading a firm’s technology and ensuring technological progress. In recent years, Kenya has had very low investment...
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  • For the Best Spirit of Adventure in Kenya
    African Home Adventure Kenya and Tanzania Safaris is a member of the KENYA ASSOCIATION OF TOUR OPERATORS-PR/459 (KATO). The company was established after a thorough groundwork by professional tour guides and consultants with the objective of not only tourist realizing their dreams but also enriching their holiday with untapped peculiarity. We have a management mode peculiar to our company and have brought together the combination and synergies of seasonal participants in the field of...
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  • Impact of Tourism in Kenya - 1208 Words
    Impact of tourism on Kenya Academic English Impact of Tourism in Kenya Tourism is the phenomenon arising from temporary visits (or stays away from home) outside the normal place of residence or usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business, and other purposes. Tourism implies that a person takes a journey, which can be of a day or various days, and that can be within a national boundary, which be classified as a domestic tourist trip or a journey which...
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  • Kenya Vision 2030 - 7145 Words
    ENYAKenya Vision 2030 REPUBLIC OF KENYA July - August, 2007 This publication is a summary of Kenya’s new long-term national planning strategy, officially known as Kenya Vision 2030. The publication briefly states the main goals of the Economic, Social and Political pillars that underpin the Vision 2030. It also provides a run-down of major, (or flagship) projects to be embarked upon in the Medium Term period of the Vision, i.e from 2008-2012. The final version of Vision 2030 will be...
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  • Effect of Colonization in Kenya - 1171 Words
    Yahya Bello World studies 2nd period The effect of colonialism in Kenya This essay analyses the effect of colonialism in Kenya. It explains the depth of colonialism within Kenya’s context and analyses the impact of colonial conquest, the imposition of international and local administrative boundaries. It also examined further the lasting consequences of colonial economic and social policies concerning colonialism in...
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  • Kenya Research Paper - 615 Words
    Kenya is one of the most beautiful countries of Africa. It lies across the equator of east-central Africa. It is bordered by Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, and Sudan. Kenya covers about 582,650 square kilometers; this is about twice the size of Nevada. The country stretches from mountains in the north to the Indian Ocean in the east. Mount Kenya is the highest elevation point of the country, reaching to 5,199 meters high. The most striking geographical feature of Kenya, however, is the...
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  • Media Development in Kenya - 3678 Words
    MEDIA DEVELOPMENT IN KENYA 1960 TO LATE 1990 This article highlights the role of Mzee Kenyatta’s nation building press and Media in the “Nyayo Republic” in developing media in Kenya. Kenyatta’s reign was characterized by less stringent controls of the media. Moi on the other hand towered Kenya’s political scene during his regime and greatly impacted the direction the media took through his relations with them and the policies that his government put in place. Of interest is the fact that...
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  • Role of Ncic in Kenya - 1961 Words
    INTRODUCTION Kenya is a multi-ethnic state in the southern Great Lakes region of East Africa. Kenya has a very diverse population that includes most major ethnic, racial and linguistic groups found in Africa. The majority of the country's population belongs to various Bantu sub-groups, with a significant number of Nilotes. Kenya's diversity is such that its largest ethnic group, the Kikuyu, make up for less than a fifth of total population. The 2009 census figures give the ethnic composition...
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  • Steers: Good for Kenya - 851 Words
    Steers: good for Kenya? A TNC is a firm which has the power to co-ordinate operations in more than one country. McDonalds, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Toyota, KFC, and Nike are just few of the many TNCs that exist globally. From my research, most trading goods like food, clothing, automobiles, cellular phones, etc have at least one TNC operating in those sectors. There are an estimated 37,000 TNCs which operate around the world. The top 100 TNCs control 50% of world trade in manufactured goods and...
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  • Masculinities in Colonial Kenya - 1010 Words
    Masculinities in colonial Kenya. The subject of masculinity or masculinities is the one that has drawn attention to gender scholars around the world. Through interactions with Robert Morel’s writings about Gender and Masculinity, I have come to understand that masculinities differ depending in the context which they are in. This essay will analyse how and why did the production of masculinities change among the Maasai as a result of colonisation in Kenya. Many factors including environmental...
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  • Political Risk Analysis Kenya 2012
    Political Risk Analysis KENYA Table of contents 1. OVERVIEW 3 1.1. GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES 3 1.2. CLIMATIC CONDITIONS 3 1.3. POPULATION 4 1.4. BACKGROUND OF KENYA’S ECONOMY (1960-2010) 5 2. POLITICAL CRITERIA 8 2.1. GENERAL 8 2.2. THE POLITICAL BALANCE OF POWER 9 2.3. PRESENT GOVERNMENT AND HIS ATTITUDES AND PROGRAMS 9 2.4. POLITICAL STABILITY IN KENYA 10 3. CRITERIA RELATED TO DOMESTIC ECONOMY 11 3.1. GENERAL INFORMATION 11 3.2. GDP 11 3.3. MOST IMPORTANT SECTORS AND PRODUCTS 12...
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  • Independance Stugles of Kenya and South Africa
    http://www.glpinc.org/Classroom%20Activities/Kenya%20Articles/Struggle%20for%20Independence.htm http://www.statehousekenya.go.ke/hist/1900.htm http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/students/curriculum/m7b/activity4.php John Dugard, Nicholas Haysom and Gilbert Marcus. The Last Years of Apartheid: Civil Liberties in South Africa. Ford Foundation, New York, 1992. GHC, A Combined Course, Malkiat Singh, 1986 Revolution is What is Happening in South Africa. The New York Times, page 26,...
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  • Kale in Kenya- Ag Issue 2012
    Jonathan King Ag 101 September 16, 2012 Current Issues in Horticulture- Kale in Kenya I am going to go into the Horticultural field and one of the issues facing horticulture today is solving world hunger. Kenya is a nation that mostly lives in poverty, The United States and other countries are trying to help the Kenyan poverty problem by researching different food that can grow there along with trying to improve the food that they already have. A big crop in Kenya is kale because it costs...
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  • Social Evaluation of Kenya (Safari) Tourism
    THE SOCIAL EVALUATION OF KENYA ( SAFARI) As the tourism population increases, particular sections of the Kenyan population will become increasingly hostile to the presence of foreign tourists. A study of the Caribbean Islands showed that is a positive correlation between tourist density and “unfriendliness” towards tourists (Jackson, p.90). In theory, eventually there will be a saturation point where the amount of tourists will have a negative impact on the desirability of Kenya as a...
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  • PEST Analysis of Kenya- Kitchen Aid
    PRODUCT OR BRAND MANAGER A product manager, in my point of view deals with all aspects of marketing and planning to forecast of the product. The manager is in charge of developing product marketing and product design, the factors defining said product and handles all analysis of the market conditions and. MARKETING MANAGER A marketing manager handles all aspects involved with the marketing techniques of the product, defines the market served, analyses the competitive market, sets product...
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  • Market Entry Into Kenya for a Food Franchise
    BNU5013 – International Management Strategies Post-Module Assignment for Prof. Minyuan Zhao The topic for our team presentation was the expansion of Global Franchise Architects (GFA) into Kenya. The group selected this company as we had just completed a communication strategy for them on how to expand in India, and one of our colleagues who is from Kenya thought that it might be a viable option for GFA to expand into Kenya. This paper will attempt not to repeat any facts stated...
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  • Freedom of Speech and the Mass Media in Kenya
    MASS MEDIA AND THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN KENYA INTRODUCTION For many years human rights activists, different organizations, and trade unions of Kenya have ceaselessly fought for the basic human rights inclusion of the legislation process to become part of the law. An example of these rights that they have advocated for is freedom of speech. Freedom of speech simply refers to the democratic right of an individual to express his/her political, religious, social or economic views through oral...
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  • Negative and Positive Impacts of Tourism in Kenya
    A report to show the main negative and positive impacts of tourism in Kenya. Kenya is located in Central Africa and the crystal clear Indian Ocean laps the sandy shores on the eastern edge making the beaches the perfect holiday destination. As well, the equator runs through the middle of the country making it sunny and warm which appeals to the tourists. There are lots of things on offer including safari trips where tourists can see wild animals. It is a big hit on tourists because there is...
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Kenya
    Kenya is a country in the continent of Africa, on the Indian Ocean coast of East Africa. This country has land on both sides of the equator. This report is going to tell you all about this fascinating country. Jambo (Hello), and we can begin our safari (journey). "Jambo" and "safari" are Kiswahili words, one of the languages of Kenya. Kenya is about two times the size of Nevada. It's slightly smaller than Texas and slightly larger than California, our 2nd and 3rd largest states respectively....
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  • Ecotourism in Kenya: Impacts on environment, people and economy
    Kenya is a landlocked country in the continent of South Africa. It is surrounded by five countries. Kenya is a popular destination for tourists travelling to Africa as it offers tourists camel safaris, trekking, game fishing, white water rafting, ballooning, diving, wind surfing and donkey safaris. The major ecotourist attraction in Africa is one of the 40 national parks in Kenya that offer an insight into the lives of animals and their habitat. Unfortunately, 70% of national parks and game...
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  • Potential and Actual Five Resources in Kajiado County-Kenya
    KENYATTA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES. DEPARTMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT. UNIT NAME: PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. UNIT CODE: ECD 206 TASK: IDENTIFY FIVE MAIN POTENTIAL AND ACTUAL NATURAL RESOURSES IN YOUR COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND DISCUSS THE ROLE IN COUNTY AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT NAME:...
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  • To what extent has increased tourism and globalisation affected the local people in Kenya and their culture.
    To what extent has increased tourism and globalisation affected the local people in Kenya and their culture. - Key Ideas - Sustainable development - The building of environmentally damaging infrastructure, and coral bleaching due to tourism. + Introduction of eco-friendly camping in the game reserve with tents and locally sourced food. -Managing the environment to ensure I’s available for future generations -Economic development (Increasing urbanisation and bigger income due to tourism...
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  • Safari Tented Camps in Masai Mara
    Masai Mara Safaris. Are you looking to go on safaris and sleep in safari tented camps of masai mara? Enchoro wildlife camp,in masai mara is one of the best budget and semi -luxury accommodations in safari camps,tented camps and camping in general. This wonderfull camping site in safari tents does organise its own Masai Mara safaris. The camp is located on the slopes of the Oloolaimutia Hills on the east side of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The Masai Mara Tented camp is surrounded by...
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  • The Massai Culture - 410 Words
    The Maasai Culture The group in cultural anthropology that I would like to study as a cultural anthropologist is the Maasai. From prior knowledge, I have learned that the Maasai are a cultural group that resides in vast open spaces in the Great Rift Valley of East Africa. The Maasai are found in countries such as Kenya and Tanzania, and their lifestyles are a reflection of the environment in which they live. One of the aspects that I find the most interesting about the Maasai is that...
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  • Zagu Marketing Plan - 1687 Words
    Kenya --Geography Located on the eastern part of the African continent, Kenya is bordered by Tanzania in the southwest and Indian Ocean in the southeast. Sudan and Ethiopia lie to the north and Uganda to the west, while Somalia lies to the east of the geographical location of Kenya. Lake Victoria also lies to the west of Kenya. The geographical coordinates of the country are Latitude 4� North to 4� South and Longitude 34� East to 41� East. The country stretches from the snow-capped...
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  • Kibera Slum - 406 Words
    Kibera Case Study:- [pic] Kibera is a slum divsion in the City of Nairobi, Kenya. It is located 5 kilometres from the city centre. It is the largest slum in Nairobi and the second largest in Africa. A 2009 population and housing survey reported that Kibera’s population as 170,070. It is hard to acccurately compute the population due to the fact that the slum hasnt been officially reconised by the Kenyan government. Furthermore because it is a slum, residents may not be able to read or...
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  • Htoel - 1030 Words
    The deal is a Fly-in to the safari which includes a 2 night stay at the Safari park hotel in Nairobi, one night at the beginning of their holiday and one the day before they leave, and 4 nights at the Masai Mara Safari Camp, which is 168 miles from Nairobi and is situated on the border with Tanzania. On they second day of their holiday, a driver will be organised to pick them up from their hotel at 9am, and they will then be dropped at the Wilson airport to board a charter flight at 10am, that...
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  • Nandi Community - 983 Words
    NANDI COMMUNITY Food history within the culture The Nandi people are a number of Kenyan tribes living in the highland areas of the Nandi Hills UasinGishu, Transnzoia, Nakuru and parts of Narok in Rift Valley who speak the Nandi language. They are a sub – group of the Kalenjin people they are first of Kalenjin community. Its population is approximated to be 260,000 people. Before British colonization they were sedentary cattle-herders (cattle, goats, sheep, poultry keeping), sometimes also...
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  • The Impact of Christian Education and Cultural Conflict Among the Kikuyu Community
    Introduction The first missionaries to settle on the East African coast were Portuguese Roman Catholics. By 1557 they had established monasteries at Mombasa and Lamu, Kenyan coastal towns. The second wave of Christian missionaries included the Lutherans, who were sent to Kenya through the Church Missionary Society (CMS). Among these were Johann Ludwig Krapf, Johann Rebman, and Jacob Erhadt. As the missionaries established themselves on the mainland, they started schools as a means of...
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  • The Kipsigis Tribe - 610 Words
    By: Casey Garcia The Kipsigis Tribe The Kipsigis are a tribe of the most southern and populous people living in Kenya, east of Lake Victoria. They inhabit the highlands of Kericho from Timboroa to Mara River in the south, the west from Mau Escarpment to Kebeneti. The Kipsigis also live in parts of Laikipia, Kitale, Nakuru, Narok, Trans Mara District, Eldoret and Nandi Hills. The Kipsigis speak Kipsigis as a mother tongue. It belongs to the Nilo-Saharan family, with dialects of the language...
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  • Deden Kemathi - 10924 Words
    May 8, 2014 [The Trial of Dedan Kimathi – as a historical play The Trial of Dedan Kimathi As a historical play Ngugi wa Thiongo and Micere Mugo Elyas Beraki Adi Keyih Collage 8 May 2014 May 8, 2014 [The Trial of Dedan Kimathi – as a historical play Abstract The Trial of Dedan Kimathi by Ngugi wa Thiongo and Micere Mugo is a reconstruction of the Kenyan national history of the pre-independence Mau Mau struggle against British imperialism. The essay examines, among...
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  • All Generations Before Me and Far Cry from Africa
    "All the generations Before me" is a poem written by Yehuda Amichai. The Poem is of Nazi period. The poet expresses his feeling which he experience during that period. Yehuda Amichai is a German Jew whose family fled the Nasis and emigrated to Palestine in 1936. The poem talks about the Nazi regime and the period. He fought the World war II and the Israeli war of Independence. | He has written novels and plays and has taught from time to time in American Universities. He is known for his...
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  • 2007 Kenyan Crisis - 3742 Words
    The 2007-2008 Kenyan Crisis: Identity Politics and Disorder in Africa Thousands of Kenyan people were brutally, relentlessly, and mercilessly murdered because of the presidential candidate that they supported. How can such an electoral system exist and even further, how is it possible that such a system can be looked upon as a democracy? A country cannot be deemed legitimate, or function properly and in the best interest of the people, if the people’s voice cannot be heard and enacted through...
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  • Effect of Politics on Economy - 2434 Words
    Effect of Politics on Economy Name Institution QI. Effect of Politics on Economy The relationships between political system and economic systems have been a subject of discussion over the last years. As the opponents argue that these two entities are independent, the proponents say that they are strongly interconnected. Due to globalization, governments and societies throughout the globe are increasingly interconnected. The encouragement of liberal trade has furthered the relationship...
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  • Works Cited - 304 Words
    Works Cited Crilly, Rob. "USATODAY.com - Maasai Change Lifestyle to Fit Modern Africa."USATODAY.com - Maasai Change Lifestyle to Fit Modern Africa. N.p., 10 Nov. 2004. Web. 10 Nov. 2014. Grandin, B. E. "Chapter 3: The Maasai: Socio-historical Context and Group Ranches." Chapter 3: The Maasai: Socio-historical Context and Group Ranches. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2014. Hodgson, Dorothy L. "Precarious Alliances: The Cultural Politics and Structural Predicaments of the Indigenous Rights Movement in...
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  • The Rain Came - 907 Words
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