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Kenya bishops shocked at police brutality

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:30
Kenyan Catholic bishops have condemned brutal violence as security forces moved to enforce a nationwide curfew announced in the wake of the ...
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The economic cost of Kenya's COVID-19 curfew

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:45
Kenya recently put in place a partial lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 with a full shutdown likely to be imposed in light of increasing number of ...
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Pope appoints new Apostolic Nuncio to Sudan and Eritrea

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:33
By Vatican News. Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed Spanish Monsignor Luis Miguel Munoz Cardaba as the new Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See ...
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Kenya Airways seeks financial help from the government

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:33
Adds detail. NAIROBI, March 31 (Reuters) - Kenya Airways KQNA.NR has sought an undisclosed sum from the government to help to cover critical ...
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IOM Monthly Programmatic Highlights Ethiopia | February 2020

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:26
RETURNS & REINTEGRATION. 9,998 (1,207F / 8,791M) forced returnees from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) were registered, profiled and screened ...
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Estonian marathon runner arrested in Kenya for breaking coronavirus rules

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:37
Estonian long-distance runner Roman Fosti announced on social media that he was arrested in Kenya for running in a group and had to spend seven ...
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Zahses Return from Ethiopia Screening of Saving Brinton as COVID-19 Spread Globally

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:26
As airlines were ceasing international flights, Mike and Julie Zahs were trying to return home from Ethiopia following a screening of Saving Brinton.
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Kenya's year-on-year inflation falls to 6.06% in March

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:15
Adds rebasing. NAIROBI, March 31 (Reuters) - Kenya's year-on-year inflation KECPI=ECI fell to 6.06% in March from 6.37% last month, the statistics ...
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BRIEF-Liberty Kenya Holdings Reports FY Pretax Profit Of 1.20 Bln Shillings

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:06
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Competition: Jorejick house, Tanzania

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 05:52
An open international contest has been launched for a prototype €20,000 large family home in rural Getamock, Tanzania. The competition – organised ...
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How Kenya plans to help its SMEs weather COVID-19 crisis

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 05:41
Small and medium enterprises are some of the most affected in Kenya due to the on-going global COVID19 pandemic but to help cushion the ...
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Ethiopia vows to end communications blackout as virus cases rise

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 05:30
Ethiopia on Tuesday vowed to restore phone and internet service to a restive portion of the country's west amid criticism that a months-long shutdown ...
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Eritrea coronavirus lockdown: govt bans lay offs, utility bills postponed

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 05:07
Eritrea's Ministry of Health on Monday confirmed three new cases bring the country's tall to 15. “Three passengers that came to Eritrea prior to the ban ...
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News: #COVID19 case in Ethiopia reaches twenty five as three more test positive

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 04:33
Addis Abeba, March 30/2020 – Ethiopia's Ministry of Health said there are now 25 confirmed cases in Ethiopia after three more people were tested ...
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Ministry of Health's Patrick Amoth explains the scientific reason behind Kenya's 7PM to 5AM daily ...

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 02:01
Ministry of Health Director General Patrick Amoth now says there is a scientific reason as to why the Kenyan government imposed a 7PM-5AM curfew.
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Police in Kenya use tear gas to enforce coronavirus curfew

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:26
Kenyan police officers used tear gas to disperse people in the East African nation's third largest city Kisumu on March 30, 2020. A curfew ordering ...
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Alarm over dramatic rise in pneumonia cases in Kenya

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 23:07
Data from the National Registry of Diseases shows that when Kenya reported the first case of coronavirus on March 13, there was a spike in ...
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Inter-regional public transportation restricted as extra COVID 19 prevention measure

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 21:48
Several regional states in Ethiopia banned inter-regional public transportation as extra-measure to arrest COVID 19 transmission. Hawassa city, seath ...
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Street families in Kenya cry for help as coronavirus restrictions tighten

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 20:18
As confirmed coronavirus cases continue to rise in Kenya, with the country's health ministry confirming 48 cases so far, there is mounting concern for ...
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Cynthia Bailey Criticizes Kenya Moore For Blowing The Cover On Secret Engagement

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 20:07
Last July, Mike Hill proposed to Cynthia Bailey with a dazzling $85K engagement ring during the grand opening of her new business, The Bailey Wine ...
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