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Kenya was also was called British East Africa. Kenya took its name from Mount Kenya.
(SFEC, 7/26/98, p.T10)(SSFC, 12/17/06, p.G5)
Kenya has 43 ethnic groups. The country covered 220,000 square miles, about twice the size of Ne-vada. The population in 1998 was 28 million.
(SFC, 6/18/97, p.A8)(SFC, 8/8/98, p.A12)
The Bukusu are a Bantu speaking people. They were surrounded by the Nilotic speaking Iteso, Sa-baot, and Nandi. The Ndorobo were hunter-gatherers. Other ethnic groups include: the Aweera, the hunter-gatherer Dahalo, the Kamba, Waata, and Boni (Sanye); the pastoral Orma and So-mali; and the agricultural Malakote, Pokomo, and Mijikenda. The Cushites were hunter gather-ers and pastoralist.
(NH, 6/97, p.40,43)(SFC,12/26/97, p.B7)
Kiswahili is a native Bantu language.
(NH, 6/97, p.40)
Links: Africa Index: http://www.africaindex.africainfo.no/pages/Country_pages/Kenya/
CIA Factbook: http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/ke.html
GHIE Profile:
Intíl. Exped.: http://www.ietravel.com/destafrkenyaculhis.html
Kenya Links: http://www.links2go.com/topic/Kenya
Kenya Timeline: http://crawfurd.dk/africa/kenya_timeline.htm
KenyaWeb: http://www.kenyaweb.com/
TravelDocs: http://www.traveldocs.com/ke/index.htm
Upenn: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/NEH/k-hist.html