Kenyan dating rituals

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The ‘Hamitic’ people include the Turkana, Rendille and Samburu.Around 13% of the population are of non-African descent, i.e. The Kenyan Constitution guarantees freedom of religion.Since maintaining honor and dignity are paramount, Kenyans may offer what they believe is the expected response rather than say something that might embarrass the other person.They often go out of their way to keep from doing something that could bring shame to another person.Showing anger is considered a sign of mental instability.Kenyans pride themselves on their emotional control and expect the same in others.

When people marry, they join their families, thus ensuring that there will always be a group to turn to in times of need.Direct and frank communication is not the norm in Kenya.Kenyans will always attempt to qualify what they say so that the message is delivered in a sensitive way.Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania. Climate: varies from tropical along coast to arid in interior.Population: 45,010,056 (estimated - 2014.) Ethnic Make-up: Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, other African 15%, non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) 1%.Therefore, they may make offerings to them or name a baby after one so that his spirit can live in the child.

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