kenyan kenyan  /ˈkɛn jən/


  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Kenya
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Kenya or its people


  1. Kenyan MPs take first pay cut, but allowances mount

    By James Macharia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan members of parliament, among the best paid in Africa, have bowed to public anger by accepting their first pay cut - but only in exchange for a tax-free car grant, pensions and extra allowances, officials said on Wednesday. The announcement of the reduction - to around $75,000 (6.38 million Kenyan shillings) a year from the $120,000 members of the last ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Kenyan legislators agree to lower pay after outcry

    NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan legislators have agreed to lower salaries, a government commission said Wednesday, after weeks of demanding higher pay which sparked public outcry and protests.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Kenyan shilling seen weaker as stock market investors book gains

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling was steady early on Wednesday, supported by tea exporters selling dollars, but traders expect it to come under pressure from foreign investors exiting the stock market. At 0727 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 85.00/20 per dollar, barely changed from Tuesday's close of 84/95/85.15. "Tea dollar are trickling into the market and this has provided ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "My grandfather, who was Kenyan, converted to Christianity, then converted to Islam," Obama said Sunday. "My father never practiced; he was basically agnostic. So, other than my name and the fact that I lived in a populous Muslim country for...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "The killing must stop. The violence must end for the sake of the Kenyan people and for the sake of Kenya," Ban told a news conference.
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: The Age

  3. "We the Kenyan people are immensely proud of your Kenyan roots," President Mwai Kibaki said.
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Mwai Kibaki Source: BBC News

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