Kisumu

Kisumu

Today Kisumu is Kenya’s third largest city, with a population of around 160,000. It is situated on the north tip of Winam gulf, which in itself is part of Kavirondo Gulf of Lake Victoria. Kisumu at one time was the major port of Lake…

Mombasa

Mombasa

Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya. Located on Kenya’s Eastern coastline bordering the Indian Ocean, Mombasa’s original Arabic name is Manbasa. In Kiswahili, it is called Kisiwa Cha Mvita, which means “Island of War” due to the many changes in its ownership. The…

Nairobi

Nairobi

The country known today as Kenya was created by European colonialism in Africa, which lasted from the mid-1800s to the 1960s. Kenya was a British protectorate from 1895 to 1920 and a colony from 1920 to 1963. Prior to 1870 the peoples of what…