Tuesday’s World #1 – KENYA

Daily News Article - February 13, 2018


1. For KENYA, give the following information:

  1. capital
  2. location/the countries that share its borders
  3. the religious breakdown of the population
  4. the type of government
  5. the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
  6. the population

Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. For each country, answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

NOTE: Before answering the questions below, read the info under “Background” and watch the videos under “Resources.”

2. For KENYA:
a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) Kenya is a democracy. Following a re-run of the presidential election, incumbent Kenyatta was declared the winner. Opponent Odinga didn’t like the results. What did he do to express his opposition?
c) Do you agree with either one or both (Odinga’s actions; Kenyatta’s response to the media)? Explain your answer.
d) How should each leader have reacted?