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  • Group 7 NIJIL C V RAFZAN RAMDASS PRIYAN PRINCE
  • KENYA
  • Kenya’s Flag The red stripe stands for the struggle for independence The green represents Kenya's agriculture and natural resources The black stripe represents the African people The thin white stripe stands for peace and unity View slide
  • Where is Kenya? Kenya View slide
  • Political Map Bordering Countries • Somalia • Ethiopia • Sudan • Uganda •Tanzania N
  • Physical map N
  • What attracts to Kenya?
  •  Kenya has no single culture that identifies it. It instead consists of various cultures practiced by the country's many different communities. The foods that are universally eaten in Kenya are ugali, sukuma wiki, and nyama choma. Sukuma wiki, a Swahili phrase which literally means "to push the week," is a simple dish made with greens similar to kale or collards that can also be made with cassava leaves, sweet potato leaves, or pumpkin leaves.
  • Timeline
  • •In 600 - Arabs begin settling coastal areas •In 1500s - Portuguese try to establish foothold on Kenyan coast but are driven off by Swahili states and Omani Arabs by late 17th century. •In 1944 - Kenyan African Union (KAU) formed to campaign for African independence •In 1963 - Kenya gains independence, with Kenyatta as prime minister.
  • • In 1978 - Kenyatta dies in office, succeeded by Vice-President Daniel arap Moi • In 1992 December - Moi re-elected in multi-party elections • In 2002 December - Opposition presidential candidate Mwai Kibaki wins a landslide victory ending Daniel arap Moi's 24- year rule • In 2007 December - Presidential elections. President Kibaki claims victory and a second term in office. In 2013 –Uhuru Kenyatta
  • 3 Symbols This is the Coat of Arms for Kenya This is the symbol for the Kenya Wildlife service that manages over 30 national parks and reserves. This symbol (an orange on the map of Kenya) is the symbol for the Orange Democratic Party (ODM).
  •  The current leader of Kenya is Kibaki. This is his second term in office.  Kenya is a Republic just like the United States of America  A country that Kenya is alike is the USA. They have similar governments. Government
  •  66% of the population are Christians  10% to 20% are Muslim  About 1% is Hindu  The remainder practice traditional religions or local branches of Christianity
  • A majority of Kenyans are engaged in farming The unemployment rate is 40%. The unemployment Rate in the US is only about 5%  The percentage of people living in poverty is 50%. The US percent is 12%
  • 2012 estimate  Total $41.117 billion  Per capita $976
  •  Kenya’s well developed transportation system has suffered from neglect in recent years.  Nairobi Matatu buses are a common way to travel in Nairobi. Every neighborhood has their own custom decorated Matatus.  3.2% of Kenya’s population uses the internet
  • •Life expectancy is 48 years old, while the US life expectancy is 77. • The average number of children born to one women is 5 in Kenya and only 2 in the US. • The literacy rate is 85% in Kenya. The US literacy rate is 99%. • There are two official languages in Kenya, English and Kiswahili. •In 2013 estimate population- 44,354,000
  • CURRENT ISSUES • Famine is always a major threat in Kenya due to drought and floods • AIDS have been a significant problem in Kenya, with HIV rates as high as 10%