Populated largely by Bantu-speaking peoples, Kenya became a British Crown Colony in 1920. The demands made on land by European settlers led to the Mau Mau rebellion of the 1950s. Kenya became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1963, and a republic was established the following year
Kenyan adjective& noun
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- About 80 people were injured in the attack, most of them Kenyans.
- Between 1964 and 1996 Kenyans won 33 Olympic medals, including nine golds.
- The Kenyans danced in the middle of the street and sang.
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