Nyandiwa calls Italy: Italy answers!

Republic of Kenya: Largest cities and Villages"Haba na haba hujaza kibaba" - "One drop after another fills the glass" (Swahili proverb)

Nairobi: view from parkthe Kibera slum in Nairobi











The population of Kenya, doubled in the last two decades, a steep and continuous increase in population with a high percentage of young people less than fifteen years. Only villages in the highlands are densely populated and the population living in huts near the fields and stockyards, although crops and livestock are difficult. Urbanization about 45% of the population and are concentrated around the three largest cities, especially Nairobi, the capital of more than 4 and a half million inhabitants, is one of the largest cities in Africa, whose name comes from the Masai "cold water.

MombasaThe most obvious contrast is between the majestic skyscrapers of glass "Little London" in the center and the immense slums without electricity, water and sewer that runs through streets of mud and waste ... like Kibera, the largest slum in the world with more than 1 million inhabitants (85% AIDS) or the ghetto Korococho where speculation more profitable for entrepreneurs is the construction of "homes"!

Mombasa island setting, is an important international port on the Indian Ocean, Kenya and other nations of the hinterland. E 'connected to the mainland by a bridge and a ferry service, inhabited by many immigrants of the Interior and the Middle East, stands out for its handicrafts and tourism. The predominant population (Miji Kenda / Swahili) is the Islamic religion: Swahili women wear brightly colored cotton clothing called kanga and a dark veil (bui bui), while men wear a type of sarong with colored strips, called kikoi.
Malindi beachesThe difference between the poverty of cities and villages and luxury resorts is more evident: the white beaches of Malindi on the east coast are known around the world, as its clear sea, a paradise for surfers, the Marine Parks protected, and the Great Barrier Reef. Here they come to spawn large sea turtles and a few kilometers there is the Italian Space Centre "Luigi Broglio", used for tracking satellites.

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