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state 2 factors which made it possible for the arab traders to come to the kenya coast before 1500

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  • The Indian ocean provided the highway through  which the traders traveled
  • The traders had the skills of harnessing the monsoon winds ( Trade winds) They knew what times of the  year to come  to the Kenyan coast and what times to go back
  • The traders had marine technology e.g. had ship – building technology and knew how to use the compass for the navigation of the ocean. 
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Moonsun wind 
They had better technology on ship making

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