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Since the end of colonialism, several East African countries were riven with military coups, ethnic violence and oppressive dictators. The region has endured many conflicts and some are on going.
The geography of East Africa is often stunning and scenic. East Africa have been renowned for their concentrations of wild animals, such as the big five however populations have been declining. East Africa is the site of Mount Kilomanjaro, Mount Kenya the 2 highest peaks in Africa. It also includes the world’s second largest freshwater lake, Lake Victoria and the world’s second deepest lake, Lake Tanganyika.