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Kenya's Zoo FC hit back at Fifa match manipulation sanctions

7 hours 6 min ago
Football's world governing body, Fifa. has twice taken action against match manipulation in Kenya in the last 18 months. Kenyan Premier League club ...
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Ethiopia replaces head of interim gov't in war-wracked Tigray

8 hours 25 min ago
Mulu Nega, who was appointed in November as fighting raged in northern region, is replaced by Abraham Belay, federal government says.
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Kenya set to appoint first female chief justice at sensitive moment

9 hours 14 min ago
Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution - now she's on track to be the first ...
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COVID-19 cases in Ethiopia pass 260000

11 hours 24 min ago
ADDIS ABABA, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia registered 785 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 260,139 as of ...
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Once a stop on the smuggling route, Kenya becomes heroin hub

11 hours 25 min ago
Nairobi (AFP). Esther Wanjiru started using heroin at 16 to dull the pain after her baby died, first smoking, and now injecting the opioid which has ...
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Tanzania bans air services to and from India

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 22:14
Tanzania's Ministry of Health announced (04-May-2021) a ban on air services to and from India, until further notice, due to the status of the COVID-19 ...
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Tanzania to refine its gold prospect to meet international standards

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 20:18
(Ecofin Agency) - The governor of the Bank of Tanzania Prof Florens Logan has recommended that Stamico, the State Mining Corporation, authorize ...
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Ethiopia: Facing challenges to protect unaccompanied refugee children

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 18:37
JRS's Child Protection Centre (CPC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia plays a key role in the protection of unaccompanied, separated, and other vulnerable ...
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Eritrea's President visits Sudan amid tensions over Ethiopia

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 15:06
CAIRO (AP) — Eritrea's President arrived in Khartoum on Tuesday for talks with Sudanese officials amid tensions over a longtime border dispute ...
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Africa's oldest human burial uncovered in Kenya

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 14:41
May 5 (UPI) -- Researchers have recovered the remains of a three-year-old child buried 78,000 years ago in an ancient pit north of Mombasa, Kenya, ...
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Square Pharma set to launch factory in Kenya

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 14:18
With the state-of-the-art machinery, Square Pharmaceuticals Kenya EPZ Ltd aims to fulfil the unmet demand for medicine in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, ...
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Ethiopia's President starts official visit to Niger

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 14:18
They will also discuss the negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the Grand Renaissance Dam and the process of restoring constitutional ...
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UNHCR Regional Update #15: Ethiopia Situation (Tigray Region), 12 – 30 April 2021

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:15
On 13 April, OCHA warned of alarming malnutrition rates in Tigray. Out of +69,000 children screened, +1,900 cases of severe acute malnutrition and + ...
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US envoy in Egypt for talks on Ethiopia's dam dispute

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:30
The U.S. envoy, Jeffrey Feltman, arrived in Cairo on Tuesday on the first leg of his tour of the region that includes stops in Eritrea, Ethiopia and Sudan ...
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In Ethiopia camp, displaced Tigrayans live with hunger, fear

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:18
He is one of thousands of ethnic Tigrayans clinging to a marginal existence after fleeing their homes amid a conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region that has ...
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Kenya's foreign direct investment posts double-digit fall in 2020

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:18
Moses Ikiara, managing director of Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), told Xinhua in Nairobi that total investments in Kenya are estimated at 140 ...
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Chance to join virtual charity walk to Kenya

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:18
Fundraiser Clare Hyde is hoping a virtual walk to Kenya will raise £1,000 for charity and she is inviting as many walkers as possible to join her ...
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People in rural Tigray hit hard by conflict and neglect

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:56
Many of the six million people in Tigray, Ethiopia, live in mountainous and rural areas where they are all but invisible to the outside world. While teams ...
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Child's burial 78000 years ago in Kenya was a Homo sapiens milestone

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:48
It is a scene that exudes sadness: a child perhaps 2-1/2 or 3 years old buried in a shallow grave under the sheltered overhang of a cave, head resting ...
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Addressing maternal and child health in Ethiopia

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:45
HaSET is a cross-institutional collaboration between the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), Saint Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College ( ...
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