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    Colonialism in Kenya turned out to be both bad and good. Kenya was a very secluded area of Africa. Many Europeans thought it to be uninhabited but in fact it was home to at least twenty seven different ethnic groups. But Europeans came and ignored this taking control of the territory as is new leaders. In the nineteenth Kenya was created by Europeans at the Berlin Conference. The Berlin Conference did not welcome any of the ethnic groups from that area. The Europeans ignored the original boundaries that were drawn by the different ethnic groups. These original boundaries separated certain tribes, some of which did not get along with each other. But the Berlin Conference mixed different ethnic groups. Some groups that often had rivalries were forced together causing unsettlement within Kenya. The British gained control of Kenya where they ignored all previous governments and laws. Some Africans were fine with the British being there but others were angered. Those who were farmers were often getting their land taken away from them by the British. But the British did not do this on their own. Neighbors often did not get along due to neglecting the original ethnic boundaries, so many would help the British in order to…

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    Civil War In Somalia

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    1. INTRODUCTION Sovereignty is the supreme authority and power that states have over their territories and what is within them. This paper will provide a brief history of the civil war in Somalia and will explain how it made many people flee to Kenya for security reasons. In international law, refugees have rights that require their host states to protect them. These rights are explained in both the international refugee law and the Kenyan refugee law. Although the Kenyan government is obliged…

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    Deportation Case Study

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    within State boundaries. Its domain encompasses a wide range of issues of international concern such as human rights, disarmament, international crime, refugees, migration, problems of nationality, the treatment of prisoners, the use of force, and the conduct of war, among others. It also regulates the global commons, such as the environment, sustainable development, international waters, outer space, global communications and world trade. Deportation has a long history, but its normalization…

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    life. Without Louis Leakey’s impact how would have our history turned out? Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey was born on August 7th, 1903. He was raised in Kabete—small tribe in Kenya—nine miles from the city of Nairobi. His parents Harry and Mary Leakey were white missionaries, giving birth to the first white baby in Kebete. Harry, Mary, and Louis belonged to a tribe called Kikuyu. “He played with Africans, learned to hunt, spoke Kikuyu as frequently as English and was initiated as a member of the…

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    Malaria In Kenya

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    The proposed program will address the health problem of Malaria in children 0-5 years old in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi. (I haven’t find a specific site yet but I know that I want my intervention to take place in the city) Geographic placement Kenya is located on the eastern coast of Africa surrounded by Ethiopia on the North, Somalia on the northeast, South Sudan in the Northwest, Uganda on the West, Tanzania on the South and the Indian ocean on the east (Kenya Malaria Indicator Survey…

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    away when I stepped foot onto the dusty, rugged pathway leading to the small shack they had morphed into a teachers lounge. During the summer of twenty-fifteen, I had the experience of a lifetime. My trip to Kenya, Africa helped me realize the importance of relationships within one 's own community. My childhood was less than ideal, with divorced parents, and siblings who were not always the greatest role models. My non-existent relationship with both my mother and father lead me to difficulties…

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    Drought In Kenya Essay

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    DROUGHT ADAPTATIONS IN KENYA INTRODUCTION The Lancet commission on Health and Climate change June 2015 list four direct effect of climate change; ’Increase heat stress, floods, drought and increased frequency of intense storms”( The Lancet, 2015). Who. int (2015) describes drought as a period in the climate cycle caused by lack of rainfall that result in lack of water that then leads to food shortages. The populations mostly affected by this climate induced disaster are; people of low social…

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    The Irua Research Paper

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    adult for these girls that get this procedure. The important it has on these women in the Mt. Kenya region is significant. These girls know that when this procedure comes, they are ready to be an adult. It’s a right-of-passage, every girl wants to be a woman. Supporters were very important in the Irua, because when you had them you had someone to go through the circumcision with you. You also had someone that maybe has gone through it before as well. How the circumcision goes is explained in…

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    Somali Refugees In Kenya

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    Samuel L. Aronson puts it in simple words in the journal “Somali Refugees in Kenya: Security Deficiencies and Public Health Concerns as a Result of Ineffective Policy” by stating that the Kenyan government was required to accept refugees due to the fact that it is a party to the 1951 Refugee Convention and Kenya also ratified the 1969 OAU Convention planning to refugees. (Aronson, 2011) it is clear to see how Kenya expatriating Somali refugees back to Somalia would be in some way or another…

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    Kenya Misconceptions

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    "If I was to travel to Kenya, I would have to be armed to teeth. It's one of the most dangerous countries, I hear." Jean Claude Maria from France says. "Do you have smartphones?" Samantha Woods from Seattle, US inquires. Most people who have never been to Africa believe its not far from what they saw on Lion King, God's Must Be Crazy, and Coming to America. But of all the misconceptions, these are most common regarding Kenya: The Maasai from Kenya are Cave Men That they light fire by rubbing…

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