Talk:Northeastern Province (Kenya)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Africa / Kenya (Rated Start-class, Top-importance)
WikiProject icon This redirect is within the scope of WikiProject Africa, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Africa on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Start-Class article Start  This redirect does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 Top  This redirect has been rated as Top-importance on the project's importance scale.
Taskforce icon
This redirect is supported by WikiProject Kenya.


The article contains a list of "Districts after 2007". should there not be a note somewhere that these new districts have been ruled illegal by the High Court, and that legally, Northeastern Province has only the three districts contained in the first list? Skinsmoke (talk) 12:44, 2 July 2012 (UTC)

Yes. It has been several years since the court's ruling, has Kenya straightened this out yet? --16:21, 26 August 2012 (UTC)

Kaskazini Mashariki[edit]

Kaskazini Mashariki and Kaskazini Mashariki Province redirect here. Does anyone know why? It is not currently mentioned in the article. If it is an alternate name should it not be mentioned? --Bejnar (talk) 16:21, 26 August 2012 (UTC)

Name in Swahili (official language of Kenya besides English): [1]. See also ISO 3166-2:KE. Chanheigeorge (talk) 17:11, 26 August 2012 (UTC)
The official name of the region is the North Eastern Province (c.f. [2]); previously, it was known as the Northern Frontier District. The NEP is principally inhabited by Somali speakers, and the native name for the region is Woqooyi Bari [3]. Middayexpress (talk) 12:18, 27 August 2012 (UTC)