Give five reasons why Britain colonized Kenya.
To establish their control over the source of River Nile because of their interests in Egypt.
To help stop slave trade in the region and replace it with legitimate trade.
To protect their missionaries who were already in Kenya so that they could carry out their missionary work/ spread of Western civilization.
To establish a reliable market for their manufactured goods in Britain.
To ensure settlements for surplus population.
To invest surplus / excess capital
To secure sources of raw materials.
To prevent colonization of Kenya by other powers.