site-wide search

Google: Esat Africa

Tanzania readies for polls after years of 'hell' for opposition

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 22:45
Tundu Lissu, shot 16 times in an assassination attempt, returned to Tanzania to run for president -- but he did not know what to expect after the "hell" ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Co-op Bank named best bank in Kenya at EMEA Awards 2020

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 19:56
•78 commercial and investment banks across the continent were recognized during this year's awards. •Other local banks awarded were Stanbic Bank ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Swarms of locusts destroy crops in Ethiopia, creating food crisis

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 18:37
Over 200,000 hectares of land in Ethiopia have been destroyed by locusts in 2020, creating a crisis that is threatening east Africa's food security.
Categories: EAST AFRICA

ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on Tanzania's Identity Ecosystem

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 16:45
ID4Africa Livecast – Spotlight on Tanzania's Identity Ecosystem Online November 5, 2020 13:30 – 15:30 CET/Paris time. Join ID4Africa for their next ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

From 'position fashions' to intercourse employees: Kenya's youngster labor rises

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 15:37
NAIROBI, Kenya — The teenage ladies can not bear in mind what number of males they've needed to sleep with within the seven months since ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Kenya Situation Report, 20 Oct 2020

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 15:26
HIGHLIGHTS. Following intense rainfall, multiple lakes and waterways in Kenya are at record-high levels, causing displacement and loss of ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Ethiopia Begins Reopening Schools to Fight Rising Rates of Child Marriage and Labor

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 15:15
By Emeline Wuilbercq. ADDIS ABABA, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Ethiopia has set up a network of committees to identify children ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Ethiopia joins New York Convention

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 15:03
Ethiopia, which was last year named the fastest growing economy in Africa and second fastest growing economy in the world, has become the latest ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Kenya Considers New Constitution To Avoid Perennial Violence

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 14:52
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a change of the constitution, outlining the benefits it will have for future generations. “We spend ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

In Tanzania, citizens will be allowed to vote using driving licenses

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 13:00
Tanzania's President John Magufuli addresses a news conference during his official visit to Nairobi, Kenya October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

New Mag 'Tings' Features Kenya Kinski-Jones in an Exclusive Chanel Shoot

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:41
Tings: Magazine and Studio launched this week with three limited-edition covers spanning 178 pages. The project is the brainchild of creative director ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Kenya: Back-to-School in Limbo Amid Covid-19 Spike

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:18
A spike in coronavirus infections has cast doubt on the anticipated full reopening of schools on Monday, with representatives of teachers and parents ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Kenya Parliament Amends Gaming Bill to Permit Mobile Money Payments Following Safaricom's M ...

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:18
The Kenya National Assembly's Sports, Culture and Tourism Committee has revised a section of the Gaming Bill 2019 which bars gamblers and ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Tanzania Fashion Festival Celebrates Models of All Sizes

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:07
This year's Tanzania Fashion Festival held on October 3, embraced diversity in its choices while remaining relevant. The show, held at the Slipway ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Ethiopia: Feasible Training for Real Change

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:39
A friend of my friend informed me once that when they were 10th graders he was fond of framing sculptures and designing materials in the way he ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Here's how Kenya plans to boost uptake of electric vehicles

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:22
By 2025, electric vehicle imports will make up five per cent of the total number of vehicles registered in Kenya according to a new government strategy ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

How a joke about Bow being mixed race helped set the tone for the Black-ish universe

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:22
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and star Tracee Ellis Ross discuss Dr. Rainbow Johnson's character-defining clap-back from the pilot. By Marcus Jones.
Categories: EAST AFRICA

East Africa: Ethiopia Entry Into Somalia Miraa Market Rouses Worry

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:02
The reported entry of Ethiopia into the Somalia miraa business has left traders in Kenya anxious about losing the lucrative market to their northern ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

doTERRA Partners With World Bank in Kenya to Expand Access to Funding for Small-Scale Farmers

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:00
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah and NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- doTERRA and its supply chain partners have connected with ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA

Kenya calls for more efforts to fight other diseases in Africa amid COVID-19

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:37
NAIROBI, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed to the global community not to allow the fight against COVID-19 interfere ...
Categories: EAST AFRICA