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The Republic of Kenya is in East Africa, lying along the Indian Ocean to its southeast. Kenya is bordered by Somalia to the northeast, Ethiopia to the north, Sudan to the northwest, The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and second among Africa's highest mountain peaks.

Kenya  has  a tropical  climate,  summer  clothes  are  worn throughout the year. It is hot and humid at the coast, temperate inland and very dry in the north and northeast parts of the country. There is a lot of rain between March and May (the long rains) and moderate rain in October and November (the short rains). The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.

 
 
Close your eyes and imagine a place where nature, wildlife and culture converge on a land untouched by the passage of time.
 
 
 

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Kenya's economy is market-based, with a few state-owned infrastructure enterprises, and maintains a liberalized external trade system. The country is generally perceived as Eastern and Central Africa's hub for Financial, Communication and Transportation services. As at May 2010, economic prospects are positive with 4-5% GDP growth expected, largely because of expansions in tourism, telecommunications, transport, construction and a recovery in agriculture. The World Bank predicts growth of 4% in 2010 and a potential of 4.9% growth in 2011.

 

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Ministry of Trade
Ministry of Industrialization
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
Centre for Business Information in Kenya
Export Promotion Council
Export Processing Zones Authority
Investment Promotion Centre
Kenya Association of Manufacturers
Kenya Revenue Authority
 

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