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In 2012, the population of Kenya was estimated to be around 43 million.
In terms of sports, Kenya is best known for its middle distance and long distance runners, with the country frequently producing Olympic champions.
Lupita Nyong'o is the first Kenyan actor to win an Academy Award. She won an Oscar for best supporting actress after being nominated for her role as Patsey in the film 12 Years a Slave.
Kenya is officially known as the Republic of Kenya. A Republic is a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them. any body of persons viewed as a commonwealth. A state in which the head of government is not a monarch or other hereditary head of state.
Kenya was the first African country to build geothermal energy sources.
The roads of Kenya are pretty much noiseless. People honk only when someone commits a mistake while driving. A true relief for the ears for a lot of us.
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have a open roads policy. This means that vehicles of these 3 countries are allowed to drive on roads of all these countries provided they have the right passenger papers.
Kenyan environmentalist Professor Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She was the first African woman to do so.