kenya

Capital: Nairobi

Population estimate: 48.46 million

Area: 582,646 square kilometers

Borders: Tanzania (south), Ethiopia (north), Somalia (north east), South Sudan (north west), Uganda (west)

Independence day: 12 December 1963

Communities: 44

President: Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Major religion: Christianity

Other common religions: Islam, Hinduism, Indigenous

Currency: Kenya shillings

Main issues affecting country: Governance, al Shabab terrorist attacks, resource conflicts, historical injustices, unemployment, road carnage

Interesting fact: Kenya is the leading economy in the greater Horn of Africa region

In brief

Uhuru holds talks with Jassim Al Sulaiti, Qatar’s MOTC

Uhuru holds talks with Jassim Al Sulaiti, Qatar’s MOTC

Monday October 1, 2018 – Friday October 5, 2018
Uhuru Kenyatta strongly supports two permanent UN Security Council seats for Africa

Uhuru Kenyatta strongly supports two permanent UN Security Council seats for Africa

Monday September 24, 2018 – Friday September 28, 2018
Uhuru Kenyatta signs Finance Bill 2018

Uhuru Kenyatta signs Finance Bill 2018

Monday September 17, 2018 – Friday September 21, 2018
Police Reforms

Police Reforms

Monday, September 10, 2018 – Friday, September 14, 2018
Kenya government to effect 16% tax on petroleum products

Kenya government to effect 16% tax on petroleum products

Monday, September 3, 2018 – Friday, September 7, 2018

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