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search for economic independence in Kenya

C. M. Kamau

search for economic independence in Kenya

by C. M. Kamau

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Kenya -- Economic conditions -- 1963-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby C. M. Kamau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.K4 K35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25, [13] p.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5080567M
      LC Control Number74151544

        Kenya is the anchor of eastern Africa and the region’s geopolitical and economic hub; conditions there determine the region’s stability, security, and prosperity. Its history can be divided into three eras: the late colonial period and the transition to independence in ; the post-independent period from to ; and the country’s Author: Joel D. Barkan. The Kenya Economic Outlook report provides an overview of Kenya’s economic environment and key sectors. The report also highlights significant allocations .

      Kenya's War of Independence restores Kenya’s stolen history to its rightful place, stripped of colonial interpretations. In this expanded and revised version of his booklet, Kimaathi, Mau Mau's First Prime Minister of Kenya, Durrani covers Mau Mau’s resistance to colonialism and neo-colonialism and reflects on its ideology, organisation and : Shiraz Durrani. Kenya - Kenya - World War II to independence: The outbreak of World War II forced the colony to focus on its borders; with the entry of Italy into the war, Kenya’s northern border with Ethiopia and Somaliland was briefly threatened. The colonial government then turned its attention to African political representation, and in Kenya became the first East African territory to include an.

        Notably, they each have taken different paths: Ethiopia’s growth was achieved by pursuing an “unorthodox” economic development model and the principles of Author: Arkebe Oqubay. Kenya attracts many tourists, largely lured by its coastal beaches and varied wildlife, which is protected in the expansive Tsavo National Park (8, sq mi/20, sq km) in the southeast. Kenya's chief exports are tea and coffee; fluctuations in their world prices and .


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