Nairobi Essays

  • The City Of Nairobi

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    Nairobi, a city established between Kampala and Mombasa. Nairobi is positioned at 1° 17′ 0″ S, 36° 49′ 0″ E. It is contiguous around the East side of a place called the Rift Valley where tremors and large earthquakes are a common occurrence. It is a large territory about 696 km squared in total area, which is about 270 miles, and it holds a population of about 3,336,000 citizens. Nairobi is considered south-central Kenya and is 140 km (87 miles) south of the equator. Nairobi is one of the largest

  • How to Keep Safe in Nairobi

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    bookings Plan to stay in touch Travel documents and money Arrival Property safety at the Airport Identifying a genuine airport staff Pick up arrangements Hotel Identifying a safe hotel General hotel safety tips Traveling in Nairobi Walking Safety measures to observe when walking Tips on finding directions General guidelines to observe when walking Road Transport Safety measures to observe when using the public transport Safety measures to observe when using

  • Kenya

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    Kenya Kenya is a republic of East Africa. It is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the southeast. The capital of Kenya is Nairobi. It is located in the south central part of the country. It has a population of 1.5 million. The National Musum of Kenya, the National Theater and the University of Nairobi are in the city. Kenya has a humid type of climate with little temperature variation from month to month. The average annual temperature along the coast is 27 degrees celcius, but in Kenya Highlands

  • Kenya: Jomo Kenyatta

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    Europeans, Kenyatta later ran away from home to become a student of the Church of Scotland mission. During this time, he studied the Bible, English, Math, and worked for a European settler to pay his tution. He later left the mission and moved to Nairobi where he would encounter his first affiliation with an African political protest movement, the East Africa Association (EAA), led by a fellow Kikuyu named Harry Thuku. Kenyatta empathized with the movement because it involved his people, the Kikuyu

  • Kenya Research Paper

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    Kenya is a country in East Africa on the coast of the Indian Ocean. Nairobi is the largest city and capital. As of 2016, the population was 48.46 million, but by the year 2025, the population should increase by 2.20 percent, making the population 66,959,993 people. Kenya has an increasing birth and death rate. Kenya's currency is called Kenyan shilling. One Kenyan shilling is equal to 0.0099 U.S. dollars. Kenya is known for their crop growth and living creatures. Kenya’s most popular crop is known

  • The Future of Property Market in Kenya

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    market attractive. Leading East Africa in this property boob is Nairobi, the Capital city of Kenya. In a publication of the Economist titled ‘Hot Spots 2025: Benchmarking the Future Competitiveness of Cities’ Nairobi is ranked fifth in Africa for its appeal as a capital, business and talent magnet. This report confirms Nairobi’s position as the largest industrial, financial and investment hub in the region. This stature for Nairobi... ... middle of paper ... ...sumers through rationalisation

  • Terrorism in Kenya

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    Uganda’s President and dictator Idi Amin arrived at the airport to give a speech in support of the PFLP and supplied the hijackers with extra troop... ... middle of paper ... ... The Daily Nation (Nairobi), 1 December, 2002. [8] “US War With Iraq Could Be Averted” The East African Standard (Nairobi), March 2, 2003 [9] “Sudanese plant bombed by Pentagon was civilian” By Sarah Sloan, Worker's World Newspaper [10] “Sudanese plant bombed by

  • Indian Architecture In Kenya Essay

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    GLOBAL PRACTICES: TO WHAT EXTENT HAS THE INDIAN “DUKA SYSTEM” INFLUENCED KENYAS DEVELOPMENT. Kenya displays beautiful modern and traditional architecture. It boasts an array of charmingly designed mosques, temples shrines and monumental buildings from the earlier years, some of which are said to have come as a result of India’s presence in Kenya. This already sets the scene of how strong India’s influence on Kenya was. The impact of the ‘Indian architecture’ in Kenya is

  • One Day I Will Write about This Place by Binyavanga Wainaina

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    Binyavanga Wainaina’s memoir, One Day I will Write About this Place is a biting an enticing memoir into the life of the author as he grows up in Kenya. The title itself suggests that the book alerts readers to an important story, yet leaves that story nameless and the setting yet to be determined. It is possible for the reader to read the book from several different perspectives, yet the most important perspective is the story of a boy coming of age in post-colonial Kenya and maturing into his state

  • Karen Blixen

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    The Storyteller Karen Blixen, under the succedaneum of Isak Dineson, recounts a tale of life in Africa. The book, titled Out of Africa, centers on a farm nestled in the Ngong Hills of Nairobi. The narrator begins by sharing that Africa is where she is meant to be. She views Africa as a sort of paradise for it is very primitive and basic which is how she believes the world should be. Throughout the book the readers learn very little of the details of the narrator’s life. Rather, we learn of all her

  • History Of The Uganda Railway

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    What were the main reasons for the Asian community not returning to India after the completion of constructing the Uganda Railway? Plan Of Investigation The essay “What were the main reasons for the Asian community not returning to India after the completion of constructing the Uganda Railway?” Analyzes the main reasons for the Asian community not returning to India after the completion of constructing the Uganda Railway. After this analysis we will come to know why some Asians did not go back to

  • Wangari Maathai's Unbowed

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    was a philosopher, Lawyer, and a Hindu theologian, while Maathai attended the University of Pittsburgh where she studied biological science and studied at the women’s college Mount St. Scholastica, as well as earning her Ph.D. at the University of Nairobi. I fou... ... middle of paper ... ...arcos pg.322) Kenya was fortunate enough to have Wangari Maathai to take a stand against a corrupt government. Overall I believe that Wangari Maathai was a strong individual that overcame adversity, hardship

  • Urban Stress in Nairobi

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    and development for their vast number of citizens. Urban stressors are a significant problem within Nairobi and pose a threat to the continued growth of the city. As the capital of Kenya, Nairobi is a city of nearly 3.5 million individuals; the city has a population density of 12,600 individuals per square miles. Due to the high influx of migrant workers from Kenya and surrounding regions, Nairobi is growing much faster than its planners anticipated. Infrastructure within the city was not designed

  • Kenya Research Paper

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    “Kenya” Kenya is a shining gem in Africa because of its many exports and interesting clothing style. Due to its very fair government and a past with no civil wars it stands apart from many of the other African countries. Kenya, though a pretty new country, has huge natural landforms and bodies of water, exports flowers to most of the world, and a rich traditional dress and dance culture. . Its unique past and hopeful future show hope to other struggling countries in Africa and the whole world

  • The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

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    Divided in four parts – “The Year of Our Loves and Friendships”, “The Year of Her Passion”, “The Years of Betrayal”, and “Homecoming- The In-Between World of Vikram Lall is a bold attempt at telling the epic of Asian people in Africa. It is a novel concerning themes of love, passion, commitment and more importantly, identity. The narrator, Vikram Lall, is a Kenyan born Indian who grows up in an era where rebellion, confusion, and disruption were all prevalent. In this journal, you will learn about

  • Drought Eastern Africa

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    The world should be pulling their resources together because the way the drought is affecting the Eastern Africa’s people is killing them. Reasonable one can not live in conditions where there is minimal food and water. People need to get their basic needs to survive and Eastern Africa is far from the ideal place to do so due to drought. The Eastern Africa people have limited crops which are mostly failing due to lack of water, little cattle herds due to the hot conditions and poor ground to feed

  • Kenya's Culture Analysis

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    The cultural breakdown of Kenya SGT Keen 13F ALC Class 002-18 NCO Academy SFC Braden The cultural breakdown of Kenya Located in the Great Lakes area of East Africa, Kenya is home to an estimated 47 million. The country, covering over 223,000 square miles is bordered by Ethiopia and Sudan to the north, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and Somalia to the east. The areas around the coast of the Indian Ocean present a tropical climate, while the highlands are more temperate. There is no specific

  • The Importance Of Travel And Tourism In Tanzania

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    INTRODUCTION Tanzania is rapidly turning into one of the "hot spot" for visitors from every place of the world. It is the biggest nation in East Africa and offers the ideal area to begin any safari circuit. It is home to Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Ngorogoro Conservation Area, and Serengeti National park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Arusha National Park. It is perceived, around the world, for its stunning normal magnificence, characteristic marvels, natural beauty and

  • Real Estate In Kenya Essay

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    briefly discuss the development of real estate in Kenya and that of one estate in Nairobi called Buru Buru. Whereas the real estate industry in Kenya began before the country got independence from the British, the official records can only be traced back to the turn of the 21st century. Since then, the real estate industry in Kenya has witnessed a rise due to the corresponding increase in demand (Turner, 2013). Nairobi has one of the largest expatriate communities in Africa due to the large number

  • Indirect Selling Case Study

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    CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Selling is a common promotional tactic used by organizations that market goods and services to consumers or firm buyers. It commonly involves face-to-face meetings between the sales representatives and prospective buyers. Selling is more common when organizations that market big-ticket items, such as furniture, cars and appliances (Armstrong, 2009). In such organizations large purchases usually mean more persuasive and communication efforts by