Crime in Kenya
There is a high rate of crime in all regions of Kenya, particularly in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, and coastal beach resorts. There are regular reports of attacks against tourists by groups of armed ...
Demographics of Kenya
Kenya is a multi-ethnic state in the Great Lakes region of Southeast Africa. It is primarily inhabited by Bantu and Nilotic populations, with some Cushitic ethnic minorities in the north. Its total po...
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Human rights in Kenya
Human rights in Kenya are far better than in most of Africa, though political freedom is still curtailed.
During the first post-independence presidency of Kenya, under President Jomo Kenyatta, sta...
Corruption in Kenya
Political corruption in the post-colonial government of Kenya has had a history which spans the era of the Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel arap Moi's KANU governments to Mwai Kibaki's PNU government. In the ...
Religion in Kenya
The predominant Religion in Kenya is Christianity, which is adhered to by an estimated 82.5% of the total population. Islam is the second largest religion in Kenya, practiced by about 11.1% of the tot...
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Women in Kenya
The history of the evolution of the traits of women in Kenya can be divided into Women within Swahili culture, Women in British Kenya, and Kenyan Women post-Independence.
Kenyan women who lived du...
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Kavirondo
Kavirondo is the former name of the region surrounding Kavirondo Gulf (now Winam Gulf) as well as of two native peoples living there under the regime of British East Africa (The "Nilotic Kavirondo" an...
Goldenberg scandal
The Goldenberg scandal was a political scandal where the Kenyan government was found to have subsidised exports of gold far beyond standard arrangements during the 1990s, by paying the company Goldenb...
Madaraka Day
Madaraka Day, 1 June, commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963, preceding full independence from the United Kingdom on 12 December 1963.
Maragoli Cultural Festival
Held in Mbale town every 26 December, the Maragoli Cultural Festival was for a long time, in decades gone by, the biggest event of the year in the region - coming a day after Christmas: probably the b...
Ndungu Land Commission
The Commission of Inquiry into the Illegal/Irregular Allocation of Public Land, which came to be known as the "Ndungu Commission" after the name of its Chair, Paul Ndungu, was a Kenya Government Commi...
Kenya Girl Guides Association
The Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) is the national Guiding organization of Kenya. It serves 120,805 members (as of 2003). Founded in 1920, the girls-only organization became a full member of the...
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Anglo-Leasing scandal
The Anglo Leasing scandal was a government procurement corruption scandal in Kenya.
The scandal is alleged to have started when the Kenyan government wanted to replace its passport printing system...
Pharmacy and Poisons Board
Pharmacy and Poisons Board – Kenya
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB or the Board in short) is the Drug Regulatory Authority established under the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, Chapter 244 of the La...
Kumi Kumi
Kumi Kumi (from Swahili 'kumi' for 'ten') is an illegal liquor brewed in Kenya from sorghum, maize or millet. The cheap, widely-brewed drink grows in popularity among the lower classes and disadvanta...
Maendeleo Ya Wanawake
Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) is a women's NGO that deals with issues to do with women's rights and gender equity in Kenya. It was founded by in 1952 and has approximately 600,000 groups c...