On the current economic situation in Kenya by Kenya.

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  • Kenya -- Economic conditions -- 1963-,
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StatementRepublic of Kenya.
SeriesSessional paper - Republic of Kenya ; no. 1 of 1974, Sessional paper (Kenya. National Assembly) ;, 1974, no. 1.
LC ClassificationsJ731 .H63a 1974, no. 1, HC517.K4 .H63a 1974, no. 1
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Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL5236958M
LC Control Number75307749

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