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Kenya

Kenya project for geography class
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Kartikeya agrawal

on 19 January 2015

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Kenya
Economy
GDP growth 5.7%
GDP is $44.1 billion dollars
GDP per capita is $1,246
Agriculture is the backbone of Kenya's GDP
Ethnic Groups
Government
Ministries of the Government-1. Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Joseph Ole Lenku
Principal Secretary: Amb. Dr. Monica Kathina Juma (Interior)
Principal Secretary: Ms. Josephta Mukobe (Coordination)

2. Ministry of Devolution and Planning
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Anne Waiguru
Principal Secretary: Ms Mwanamaka Amani Mabruki (Devolution)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Peter Oganga Magiti (Planning)

3. The National Treasury
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Henry Rotich
Principal Secretary: Dr. Kamau Thugge

4. Ministry of Defence
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Amb. Raychelle Awour Omamo
Principal Secretary: Mr. Mutea Iringo

5. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Amb. Amina Mohammed see profile
Principal Secretary: Eng. Karanja Kibicho

6. Ministry of Education
Cabinet Secretary: Hon.Professor Jacob Kaimenyi
Principal Secretary: Dr. Belio Kipsang (Education)
Principal Secretary: Prof. Colleta Akinyi Suda (Science and Technology)

7. Ministry of Health
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. James Wainaina
Principal Secretary: Dr. Khadijah Kassachon

8. Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Eng. Michael S. Kamau
Principal Secretary: Mr. Nduva Muli (Transport)
Principal Secretary: Mr. John Kipngetich (Infrastructure)

9. Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dr. Fred Matiang'i Okengo
Principal Secretary: Mr. Joseph Musuni Tiampaty

10. Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resource
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Prof. Judi W. Wakhungu
Principal Secretary: Mr. Richard Lesiyampe (Environment)
Principal Secretary: Mr. James Teko Lopoyetum (Water)

11. Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Charity Ngilu
Principal Secretary: Ms. Mariamu El Maawy

12. Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dr. Hassan Wario Arero
Principal Secretary: Amb. Richard Ekai Titus

13. Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Kazungu Kambi
Principal Secretary: Mr. Ali Noor Ismail

14. Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Davis Chirchir
Principal Secretary: Mr. Joseph Njoroge

15. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Felix Koskei
Principal Secretary: Ms. Sicily Kanini Kariuki (Agriculture)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Micheni Ntiba (Fisheries)
Principal Secretray: Mr. Fred Sigor (Livestock)

16. Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Adan Abdulla, Mohamed
Principal Secretary: Dr. Wilson Songa

17. Ministry of East Africa Affairs, Commerce, and Tourism
Cabinet Secretary: Hon.Phyllis Kandie
Principal Secretary: Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed (Commerce and Tourism)
Principal Secretary: Mr. John Konchella (East African Community)

18. Ministry of Mining
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Najib Balala
Principal Secretary: Mr Patrick Omutia

Languages
Imports/exports
Kenya's main exports lies in its agricultural industry which are Tea(21%), cut flowers(13%) and coffee(6.1%).
Kenya's main export partners are Uganda(12%),Tanzania(12%), and Netherlands(10%)
The country's main imports are refined petroleum at 19.35% and packaged medicaments at 2.9% and cars at 2.8%.
Kenya's biggest import partners are China(20%) and India(27%). South Africa and Japan are are also other major partners.
Kenya also imports computers and cell phones.








Religions
As you can see, there are more Protestants in Kenya than there are Muslims or Roman Catholics.
By Kartikeya Agrawal
Muneeb Mulla

Climate of Kenya
Many monsoon winds come from the indian ocean.
April and November are the hottest months of the year
Kenya's beaches are hot and humid
but also have cooling sea breezes.
Average rainfall annually is between
500-1000mm (20-40 inches)
Natural Resources
Foreign Relations
Bibliography
"Kenya Economic Outlook." - African Development Bank. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"Kenya Joins Africa's Top 10 Economies After Rebasing Of Its Gross Domestic Product (GDP)." Forbes. Forbes Magazine, n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"East Africa Living Encyclopedia." East Africa Living Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"The Government and the Political System | Republic of Kenya | The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya." The Government and the Political System | Republic of Kenya | The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
"The Government Ministries | Republic of Kenya | The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya." The Government Ministries | Republic of Kenya | The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
Blas, Javier. "Kenya Has Big Plans for Ports, Power, Rail and Roads - FT.com." Financial Times. Financial Times, 25 Nov. 2015. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"East Africa Living Encyclopedia." East Africa Living Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.
Content, EconomyWatch. "Economy Watch - Follow The Money." Kenya Trade, Exports and Imports. EconomyWatch, 5 Apr. 2010. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.
"Kenya Weather and Climate." Weather & Climate. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"The Observatory of Economic Complexity." OEC: Kenya (KEN) Profile of Exports, Imports and Trade Partners. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.
"Climate & Agriculture." Our Africa. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.
Elbagir, Nima, Ralph Ellis, Joyce Joseph, Lillian Leposo Journalist Dihoff Mokotu Reported from Mpeketoni, and Kenya. "Gunmen Open Fire in Kenyan Coastal Town, Set Fire to Hotels." CNN. Cable News Network, 16 June 2014. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"Kenya 'at High Risk' of Deadly Ebola." BBC News. BBC News, 13 Aug. 2014. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.
"Kenya Kaolin Production by Year." (Metric Tons). N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"East Africa Living Encyclopedia." East Africa Living Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
"The Government and the Political System | Republic of Kenya | The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya." The Government and the Political System | Republic of Kenya | The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
"Highest and Lowest Points in Countries Islands Oceans of the World." Highest and Lowest Points in Countries Islands Oceans of the World. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
These Are the 30 main ethnic groups
of Kenya.
The top five are
Kikuyu
Luo
Luhya
Kamba
Kalenjin
The top Four tribal languages are
Bantu
Paranilotic
Nilotic
Cushitic
The official languages are Swahili and English.
Government Projects of the future- The Kenyan government currantly has two main, long term, transportation projects for the glorious nation of Kenya

1. The first involves upgrading an old railway line built by the British a century ago that links Mombasa with Kampala, which is the capital of Uganda. This is finaced by private investors

2. The second is that they building are new track linking Mombasa and Nairobi and are built Chinese companies. In total, the projects are set to cost nearly $4.5bn, equal to 10 per cent of Kenya’s GDP last year. They have already started and it has been in production since 2013









Geography
1.2667° S, 36.8° E
It is located in east-central Africa.
It is bordered by Somalia to the east, Ethiopia to the north, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, and Sudan to the northwest.
In the northern areas the land is dry and desert like with very little rain. The Lake Victoria basin is located in the southwestern corner of Kenya and the Great Rift Valley separates the western highlands from the coastal strip.
Highest point-Mount Kenya 5,199 m
Lowest point-Indian Ocean 0 m





Tea Leaves
Cut Flowers
Kenyan Coffee
Refined petroleum
Cars
Current Events in Kenya
Bentonite
Feldspar
Gold
Iron ore
Coal
Kaolin(clay)
Ethanol
On June 16, 2014, gunmen stormed Mpeketoni during a world cup party.
Gunmen opened fire in a Kenyan coastal town, setting fire to hotels in the nearby area.
Kenya at 'high risk' for Ebola, says WHO
Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have made two attempts since their independence to unite as a regional organization
In 1961 they formed the East African Common Services Organization (EACSO) and in 1965 it broke apart but in 1996 the East African Cooperation (EAC) was founded between the three.
Kenya also has good relations with Russia, India, China, Brazil, and Great Britain with whom it has had friendly relations with since Kenya gained independence.
Kenya also has been part of the UN since 1963












Government
Unitary State which means it is governed as one single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme.
The Parliament of Kenya is bicameral house consisting of the National Assembly (349 members and a speaker) and the Senate (67 members and a speaker).
The Kenya, together with the Deputy-President and the Cabinet Secretaries make the executive.
All serve 5 year terms
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