A part of Southeast Africa, the territory of what is now Kenya has seen human
habitation since the beginning of the Lower Paleolithic. The Bantu expansion
The roots of the colonial history of Kenya go back to the Berlin Conference in
1885, when East Africa was first divided into territories of influence by the
HISTORY. ORIGIN OF OUR NAME Kenya is named after Mount Kenya- the
second tallest Mountain in Africa. The Kikuyu people who lived around present
Kenya -- History. Kenya contains sites of fossil finds that are significant to the
study of man's evolution, early development and history. In the western part of the
Kenya Timeline. Travel through our timeline of events that have made Kenya
what it is today. 6 million B.C.. 6 million B.C.. Early humans appear in East Africa.
From the tenth century the coastal zone of the area now known as Kenya was an
increasingly important trading partner of southern Arabia. Maritime traders as ...
Editor's Note: The violence and turmoil that overtook Kenya in the wake of the
disputed December 2007 Presidential elections came as a surprise to many in
Provides a history of the country from prehistoric times onwards.
History, British Colonization. In 1886 and 1890 Britain reached agreements with
Germany that delineated a boundary between British territory in Kenya and ...
Brief History. Mombasa had long been known to Europeans, the Portugese had
used it as a trading base for many years. The Sultan of Zanzibar extended his ...