Kerundu

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Kerundu
Kerundu is located in Kenya
Kerundu
Kerundu
Location of Kerundu
Coordinates: 0°34′S 37°00′E / 0.57°S 37°E / -0.57; 37Coordinates: 0°34′S 37°00′E / 0.57°S 37°E / -0.57; 37
Country Kenya
Province Central Province
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kerundu is a settlement in Kenya's Central Province.

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The province is inhabited by the Kikuyu speaking who are part of the Kenya Eastern Bantu.

During Kenya's colonization by the British, much of the province was regarded as part of the 'White Highlands', for the exclusive use of the settler community. Therefore it saw political activity from the local communities who felt that they had an ancestral right to the land. This tension culminated in the 1950s with the Mau Mau rebellion; it saw the region placed under a state of emergency and the arrest of many prominent political leaders.

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