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Ethiopia - Tigray Region Humanitarian Update Situation Report, 15 January 2021

16 hours 48 min ago
HIGHLIGHTS. The security situation in Tigray Region remains dire with reports of sporadic fighting and population movement in search of safety, ...
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Air Kenya takes delivery of Dash 8-200 from Elix Aviation

17 hours 33 min ago
January 15, 2021: Air Kenya has taken delivery of a De Havilland Dash 8 -200. The deal was done via Elix Aviation Capital which is based in the Irish ...
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UPDATE 1-Kenya Airways plans more pay cuts due to pandemic -memo

17 hours 56 min ago
NAIROBI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Kenya Airways plans further pay cuts for employees of as much as 30% after the airline was hit by the coronavirus ...
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Turkish athletes train in Ethiopia for Tokyo Olympics

18 hours 29 min ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. Turkey's top-notch athletes have been training in one of Ethiopia's high-altitude training sites, Sululta, with hopes to clinch the ...
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Podcast: Ethiopia's berbere makes healthy lentil stew

19 hours 3 min ago
Journey down the spice road with food writer Sarah Lemon as she explores Ethiopia's quintessential blend berbere and this traditional lentil stew.
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WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, November 2020

19 hours 3 min ago
In the month of November, WFP has assisted 1.8 million people with food or cash assistance. These include drought and floodaffected people, ...
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Kenya Airways plans further pay cuts over COVID-19 pandemic, paper says

19 hours 37 min ago
Kenya Airways' chief executive said the newest cuts would range from 5% to 30% for workers with monthly earnings exceeding 45,000 shillings ($409), ...
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Ethiopia commends China's anti-COVID-19 assistance

20 hours 11 min ago
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen on Thursday commended China's anti-COVID-19 assistance, ...
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Kenya is ready to welcome Indian tourists back

20 hours 33 min ago
Kenya Tourism Board CEO, Betty Radier, said the East African country's tourism offerings hold greater appeal to Indian travellers over other destinations.
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Mysterious Wheat Deals Complicate Hunger Fight in Ethiopia

20 hours 54 min ago
Back in November, Ethiopia unveiled two deals to buy deeply discounted wheat from suppliers that seasoned traders had never heard of. A website ...
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Ethiopia confirmed COVID-19 cases near 130000

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 23:03
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 467 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the ...
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Why there is disquiet in Uhuru's Mt Kenya backyard

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:03
The confusion in Mt Kenya linked to succession politics and the BBI. In Summary. The 2022 presidential battle and the alignments by politicians seeking ...
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High debt costs to slow Kenya's economic recovery - Moodys

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:56
Official data shows that Kenya's debt stood at 69.2 percent of the GDP in August 2020 · expects Kenya to lead the Sub-Saharan region out of the ...
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Massacre 'of 750' reported in Aksum church complex, Tigray, Ethiopia

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:00
Accounts have come from those who fled the town of Aksum and walked more than 200km to the regional capital, Mekelle. The massacre was first ...
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Ethiopia: Safe access and swift action needed for refugees in Tigray

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 16:52
The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed his deep concern over the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of ...
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Kenya is headed for IMF's bitter pill

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:00
Without a doubt, these are positive developments for cash-strapped Kenya. But it is important to put this debt service waiver by the Paris Club in a broad ...
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IOM Djibouti: Monthly Report #15 - November - December 2020

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:26
IOM continues to assist vulnerable migrants in the Migration Response Centre (MRC) in Obock where they receive food, non-food items (NFI), medical ...
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China should hear Kenya's cry for debt relief

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:16
As a consequence, Kenya is unable to service its external debt. The only way out of this conundrum is to request lenders to reschedule loan repayments.
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Conservation Nonprofit to Buy and Protect Land in Kenya and Brazil

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:07
A nonprofit founded by two Israeli professors has raised enough money to purchase and protect two plots of land. This is My Earth (TiME), created in ...
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Conservation Nonprofit to Buy and Protect Land in Kenya and Brazil

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:07
Because the organization completed its fundraising campaign to purchase 500 acres in the Serra Bonita mountain range of Brazil's Atlantic forest before ...
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