Kenya Essays

Osama Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden is a militant Islamist and the founder member of Al-Qaeda organization. His father was a wealthy businessperson with a close link to Saudi royal family who after death, Osama inherited all the wealth. In 1996 and 1998, Osama issued two commands to the Muslims urging them to kill military personnel and civilians from the U. S. and its close allies until they stop supporting Israel and withdraw their military forces from Islamic nations. He has been named…

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Fossils in Kenya

Kenya lies in a strategic place in Africa. Its capital city is Nairobi with a current total population of 39. 11 million it has an area of 224,960 square miles. Two main discoveries in Kenya have made a great contribution to the evolution tree. These discoveries were made in the year 2000 by an association of international scientists, most of who were from France in collaboration with scientists associated with the National Museums of Kenya (NMK), working under an umbrella…

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Globalisation in Kenya

Globalisation is the process of integrating the world community into a common system,on the economical and social grounds. The economic integration is the initial phase globalization,which ensures reduction of geographical inequalities by first creating jobs and business opportunities all over the world. This is then followed by social integration which is the second phase of globalization. (www. worldbank. org/kenya ) Globalisation involves the opening up local standards to measure with the international standards. Globalisation in this context implies the process…

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Atrocities in Kenya_ a Review of David Anderson’s

This paper is a book review concerning the violence n Kenya in the late 1940s and 1950s. Kenya is relatively unique in the anti-colonial literature because of the Mau Mau movement, a bloody and violent sect that sought to eject the equally bloody British from Kenya. This work is critiqued and praised in turn, ultimately failing because of its lack of comparative treatment. No convincing analysis on the uniqueness of the Mau Mau is offered. There are no innocent victims:…

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