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  • proper n. a city in São Paulo, Brazil.
  • proper n. a town in Kenya.
  • proper n. a Bantu language of Kenya.


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  • HOLMES: Compassion did find Emily a project in Embu, Kenya a remote village with 75 mothers but the project came with a price tag, $40,000.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2009

  • HOLMES: Emily's first visit to Africa was to her sponsored village of Embu, Kenya.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2009

  • Fear of witchcraft pervades an Embu village where at least seven people have committed suicide in the last one month under circumstances associated with sorcery.

    Suspicion Falls On Witchcraft After Suicides

  • Neither Elkins nor anyone else has suggested that the Meru and Embu suffered disproportionately in the Emergency.

    The End of the Mau Mau

  • In those fourteen years, the population of Kikuyu, Embu, and Meru (all Kikuyu speakers) grew more slowly than three groups further from the fighting, the Kamba, Luo, and Lahya.

    The End of the Mau Mau

  • The real Kikuyu (two thirds of the total) actually grew by 56 percent, with the Meru increasing by only 35 percent and the Embu declining by 15 percent.

    The End of the Mau Mau

  • Four members of the banned Mungiki sect were yesterday arrested for barricading the Embu-Makutano road in Kirinyaga.

    Mungiki Sect Group Arrested for Causing Road Chaos

  • British Airways Travel Clinics have warned South Africans travelling to Kenya to be wary of a suspected typhoid outbreak in the town of Embu.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Bajun: ukwaju Boni: mukai Borana: roka, roqa Digo: mkwaju Embu: muthithi English: tamarind

    Chapter 7

  • Grows in Kitui, Embu, Muguga (Kiambu), Nairobi and adjoining areas, but not known elsewhere.

    Chapter 7


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