Essays Tagged: "Kenya"

Jomo Kenyatta (his life)

taint contributions to their nations or to thier region.Three that i will be talking about are Jomo Kenyatta, Yassir Arafat, and Yizhak Rabin. due to what these Three have done what whould be of there ... and Yizhak Rabin. due to what these Three have done what whould be of there nations or regions.Jomo Kenyatta was the first president of Kenya. He was devoted nationalist who was a staunch protector of ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

ose whom are less worldly, I think for those that have been less privileged. Ranging from Kansas to Kenya, and back to Kuala Lumpur, smack in the middle of South East Asia, I extend my scope to a more ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Twyla Ludwig, Christian missionary to Africa. Short dissertation on her ministries.

In the wilds of Kenya, in a small Christian village called Maseno lived a small, stout lady named Twyla Ludwig. She ... price for it.Another example of this was the building of the women's school in Maseno. The women in Kenya were dying because they couldn't treat a simple wound correctly, deliver a baby, or of just pl ... tly, deliver a baby, or of just plain ignorance. Miss-I Ludwig-I, another name for her because most Kenyans cannot pronounce consonants at the end of words, wanted to build a school, the only women's ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Kenya, the republic of eastern africa.

Kenya is a republic of East Africa, bordered on the southeastern sideby the Indian Ocean, Somalia on ... w into Lake Victoria.Other popular countries are Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Ethiopia,Tanganyika.The Kenya Highlands are bisected from north to south by a Rift Valleywhich extends across the country fr ... he Red Sea into Malaevi. West of the RiftValley the land slopes to a plain bordering Lake Victoria, Kenya has about 300miles coastline on the Indian Ocean.The only lowlands in Kenya are along the Indi ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Terror Experienced Abroad: An American Student Studies in Muslim Kenya," This is about terrorism.

om our respective universities from all over the US for our semester abroad on the Islamic coast of Kenya. Mombasa, our host city is predominantly Muslim, as is much of the East African coast. While o ... ost city is predominantly Muslim, as is much of the East African coast. While only seven percent of Kenya's population is Muslim, the majority of this group resides on the coast. Arab lifestyles as we ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston.

home, and as a result, very little was known about his history or reason for choosing to reside in Kenya. As the Christmas break approached, Monet made the decision to spend his vacation on Mount Elg ... n of Dr. Silverstein and mentions some of Silverstein's previous patients, such as the President of Kenya. During a phone call from one of the laboratories of which had tested Musoke's blood serum, Si ...

(24 pages) 115 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is basically just research on Kenya...Different activities, what people do there, eat, etc.

, oleanders, and brilliant bougainvillea, washed by the incredible blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Kenya's coral reef thrives with a variety of life, and because of its immense size, you can tell man ... ell many creatures lived there. First, I will write about sea turtles, and how they survived in the Kenyan coast. Then, I will write about Kenya's land, and creatures that live there. Finally, I will ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Contribution of Leakey family to our increased understanding of human evolution.

ce of paleoanthropology (Study of Human Origins)Louis and Mary Leakey found fossils in Tanzania and Kenya that indicated man's evolution began in East Africa 2 million years ago, far earlier than was ... n in East Africa 2 million years ago, far earlier than was believed at the time of the Kenya in 1947, Mary Leakey discovered the skull of Proconsul africanus, an ape-like ancestor of both ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Concerning the Invasion in Iraq: Comparison to Thoreau's Political Beliefs

the past year's campaign. While we can freely speak in disfavor of the poor treatment of people in Kenya, Haiti, and Bosnia, and effectively justify the subsequent United States' military interventio ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Write a creative writing piece, with the concept of physical journeys

tly where this journey will take me, I just have to believe that there's an ending.The landscape in Kenya is beautiful, filled with amazing colours. The wildlife has this incredible way of communicati ... and racism. You sometimes wonder how it could be possible when you see how joyful and appreciative Kenyan people are.I have spent many days observing the animals, watching them find the necessities o ...

(3 pages) 140 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sources of slow growth in African countries

Saharan African countries. The dependency on one major export crop like tobacco in Zimbabwe, tea in Kenya, copper in Zambia and cocoa in Ghana leaves the country's export potential vulnerable due to c ... been cited by major donors agencies like the IMF and World Bank in the late 1990 as a condition for Kenya to deal with in order to get funds.Natural disastersUnbudgeted funds are frequently released t ...

(8 pages) 101 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

What is a cheater?

h her and no one else. But what she didn't know was that he was seeing her and another female named Kenya. Drew slowly started lieing to make time to see Kenya and started spending less time with Shon ... he would call, so she would call back to back. Finally someone picked up and it wasn't drew, it was Kenya. Shontel figured she had the wrong number so she hung up and tried again. This time drew answe ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Leakey Family

y family consisted of Louis, his wife Mary, and their three sons, one of which was Richard. Born in Kenya to English parents, Louis Leakey was a self-proclaimed white African. Even as a young boy, he ... storic tools and artefacts. Louis and Mary met and married in England, though they soon returned to Kenya and had three children. Their second son Richard made his very first fossil find when he was s ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Kenya: Climate Report

Climate Report: Kenya Kenya covers an area of approximately 224,960 square miles, slightly smaller than the s ... een 15 m/3,000 ft and 1,500 m/5,000 ft and several mountain ranges and isolated peaks such as Mount Kenya, which rises to 5,200 m/17,000 ft which has a permanent snow-cap. This geographical and climat ... c diversity has led to distinct distributions of vegetation, animal life, and human activity within Kenya.Climate: Global and Regional Factors As Kenya straddles the equator, the rainy seasons ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Discuss the presentation of the theme of sacrifice in the novel "A Grain of Wheat" by Ngugi wa Thiong'o.

The idea that sacrifice is required before Kenya attains true nationhood, is one of a range of ideas - others being birth, betrayal, heroism an ... id not touch him". This shows that Mugo is not willing to sacrifice himself for the greater good of Kenya, unlike Kihika. Mugo at the end of the novel opens his heart and repents, and his act of betra ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

White Paper: Kenya

Kenya is both one of the poorest countries of the world and of Africa in which over 53% of its inhab ... ver 53% of its inhabitants are living below the poverty line surviving on less than a dollar a day. Kenya gained independence in 1963 and has experienced development up until the 1980's when the devel ... t process came to stop. However, development started once again in the 1990's and also slowed down; Kenya has experienced many fluctuations in the development process. Corruption is one of the main re ...

(6 pages) 32 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

"A Grain Of Wheat" by Ngugi Thiongo: Examine the last chapter of the book. What does it seem to be advocating?

In Ngugi's 'A Grain of Wheat', the last chapter of the book advocates the future for Kenya and the changes to Kenyan society that are being made. It is summed up by the title of the cha ... together' or 'unite'. The future seems to be bright because the British is no longer administering Kenya and governing the country. The last chapter of the book contains significant symbolism for the ... overning the country. The last chapter of the book contains significant symbolism for the future of Kenya; the stool is the main example of this. Also advocated is the role of women in the future of K ...

(6 pages) 21 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Corruption in China: Understanding the Dynamics of Corruption at the Individual and Group Level

ingen University 50th out of 54 countries from the most clean to the most corrupt. Only Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan, and Nigeria were deemed more corrupt than China. With these astounding data, there ...

(12 pages) 75 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Arabs In The Eyes Of The American Media

om watching TV and then breakout news on every channel announced the bombing of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Dozens are either injured or dead. People who were accused of both attacks by th ...

(4 pages) 20 0 1.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


MODERNIZATION Vs TRIBALISM IN KENYA This research paper focuses on the issue of modernization and tribalism in Kenya under the fie ... ally attempts to cover the relationship between economic modernization and political development in Kenya.Kenya is an African country located on the eastern part and crossed by the equator exactly in ... year 1963 and became a republic in 1964 under the rule of its first president, the late Mzee Jommo Kenyatta. The current president, Mr. Daniel Toroitich arap Moi took over the leadership immediately ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History