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Check Out The Things That Kenya Is Internationally Famous For

1. Wildebeest Migration.

This extra ordinary phenomenal is one of the greatest pride of Kenya, attracting people from all corners of the world to witness.

It also was awarded a spot on the list of the wonders of the world.

The migration happens around July to September, where the wildebeests in thousands of numbers cross over from the Serengeti in Tanzania into the plains of Masai Mara in Kenya.

The more exciting part is the Wildebeests accompanied by zebras and gazelles, cross the river Mara which is infested with crocodiles, hoping to catch a meal for the day.

2. Athletes.

Its an open secret that Kenya is one of the most successive countries when it comes to athletics, mostly long distance runs.

Here is a list of the some of the most excellent athletes that have made Kenyans proud each time;

- Eliud Kipchoge

- David Rudisha

- Vivian Cheruiyot

- Julius Yego

3. M-pesa.

When it comes to technology, Kenya has not been left behind with one of the most successive mobile money platforms.

M-pesa has seen great reception in several countries in Africa including; Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana and others.

It offers a variety of services like deposit, withdrawal, transfer of money and overall payment of goods and services.

The biggest market for this platforms is in Kenya, where the uptake has just been extraordinary, such that it is believed you can't walk several meters without encountering a M-pesa Agent.

4. Banning of single-use plastic.

In Africa, Kenya leads the way with one of the most strict banns when it comes to single-use plastics.

The law come to effect back in 2019 by presidential announcement.

This strict law could see individuals found in violation forced to pay a fine of about $500.

5. Celebrities with Kenyan Origin.

Is no secret that when individuals from a country become international success stories it reflects a lot of praises to that specific country.

In the case of Kenya, there are many people who bring glory to Kenya whenever their names are mentioned, Just to highlight a few;

- Barrack Obama.

He may be one of the people Kenya are so proud of. He ventured into politics and managed to become the first black president of USA.

His Kenyan origin is traced back to his father, Barack Hussein Obama who was a Kenyan senior government economist.

- Lupita Nyong'o.

She is a famous actor who holds citizenship in both Kenya and Mexico.

Her father is currently the Governor of Kisumu County.

The most famous movies Lupita has appeared in include; Black Panther, 12 Years a slave, us and many others.

am proud to be Kenyan

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