the factors that promote national unity in Kenya.
- The Constitution, which guarantees equality of opportunity to all citizens.
- The curriculum (system of education), which encourages children from an early age to develop a feeling of national belonging.
- Equal distribution of resources by trying to develop the whole country‟s economy.
- Intermarriage and other intercommunal activities such as games and music festivals in addition to trade and working together.
- Currency. In Kenya, business is transacted through one currency: the Shilling.
- The national language (Kiswahili), which enables Kenyans to communicate freely and easily.
- National philosophies (Harambe, African Socialism and Nyayoism), which call on Kenyans to pool their resources together in peace, love and unity in spite of their different ethnic groups.
- The National Flag, the symbol of our nation.
- The Kenya Coat of Arms, which symbolizes our existence as a sovereign state.
- The national Anthem, which reminds us of our peaceful and harmonious existence.
- The Loyalty pledge, a reminder of our loyalty to the president and our nation.
- National awards, which are given to Kenyans of outstanding performance in contributing to the country‟s development.
- Government institutions (the Judiciary, the Executive and the Legislature), which serve all Kenyans equally.
- National public holidays and events, which are held throughout Kenya.
- The institution of the Presidency, which unites all Kenyans, for the president is the Head of state and government.
- Urbanization, which promotes co-existence and interaction among Kenyans as people from different ethnic groups live together in towns and even intermarry.
- A centralized system of government.
how does the Kenya Constitution promote National Unity
- It provides the equality of all Kenyans.
- Kenyans are bound by one constitution, making it a unifying factor.
- It guarantees equal opportunities for all Kenyans.
- It protects individuals against any form of discrimination as provided for in the Bill of Rights.
- It provides for a unitary government under one president.