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Ethiopia earns $916 million from export

Google: Esat Africa - 1 hour 59 min ago
Ethiopia has earned a total of $916 million from export of different commodities and electricity over the first four months of the current budget year ...
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Ethiopia collects $3.5 billion tax in five months

Google: Esat Africa - 2 hours 22 min ago
The Government of Ethiopia has collected a total of 109.2 billion birr (about $3.5 billion at the current exchange rate) tax during the first five months the ...
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A forgotten crisis: Half a million people displaced by drought in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - 2 hours 33 min ago
Around 425,000 people are estimated to be living in internal displacement in Ethiopia as a result of drought. Children and youth make up half of this ...
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US commandos offer Kenya three of their favourite Polish aircraft

Google: Esat Africa - 3 hours 7 min ago
By sending Kenya three M28 Skytrucks, Washington is boosting the African country's air defence capacity but also preparing the way for future joint ...
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Managing forests with community participation in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - 5 hours 11 min ago
“It's always better to involve us,” says Kibarisho Leintoi, a 36-year-old Masai mother of eight children. “Even though I cannot read or write, I know what I ...
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SMEs in Kenya are looking to hire and push for growth

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 22:07
KPMG and Business Daily have conducted a survey among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Kenya, which revealed that the business ...
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Cynthia Bailey & Kenya Moore Force “Real Housewives of Atlanta” Co-Star to Abruptly Quit Show ...

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 21:00
The heat apparently got too hot for one star of the Real Housewives of Atlanta and she had to get out of the Bravo kitchen. As the current season twirls ...
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'Failure is not the final thing': UAPB student travels from Tanzania to fulfill dreams

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 19:07
PINE BLUFF, Ark. — A University of Pine Bluff (UAPB) student is graduating December 13 after overcoming several hurdles. He hopes his story will be ...
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Kenya hero honored: 'The SAS don't miss'

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 18:33
Do you remember the SAS commando who stormed the besieged hotel in Kenya? He was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross — second only ...
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Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 17:48
By Katie Nguyen in Bur Amino, Ethiopia | 12 December 2019. Ethiopia. Pesky weed provides energy and income for Somali refugees and hosts.
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Kenya and Federated States of Micronesia temporarily suspended by FINA

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 17:03
Kenya and the Federated States of Micronesia have been temporarily suspended by the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The temporary ...
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Tanzania: TPA Eyes Efficiency in New Ports Plot

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 16:07
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is planning to categorise and classify all its existing ports, a process that will enable the authority to have regional ...
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uwmspeccoll: Staff Pick of the Week: Ethiopian Art “In Ethiopia,...

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 15:03
“In Ethiopia, everything is individual, unexpected: … her culture, by which I mean a form of literary and artistic expression, unique in all Africa.” - Jules ...
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Why no deals were inked when big Swiss business delegation visited Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 15:00
Last month, a high-level trade mission from Switzerland visited Nairobi. Switzerland's was not the only business delegation that visited Kenya. Ireland ...
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US investors express interest in pyrethrum

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 15:00
[Peter Ochieng/Standard] Pyrethrum farmers are set for good tidings following increased interest in the sector by foreign investors. This follows an ...
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Kenya picked to host global tourism centre

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 15:00
Kenya will host Africa's first satellite centre for Global Tourism Resilience Management Centre (GTRMC) at Kenyatta University. Jamaica's Tourism ...
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Ethiopia: Stop hate speech, not free speech

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 14:03
Editor's note: This article by Samuel Gebre, an Addis Ababa and Abidjan-based journalist working in East and West Africa, is republished through a ...
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Silafrica Kenya Facility Trims Energy Footprint with On-Grid Solar PV Installation

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 13:57
Silafrica, a leading packaging supplier to East Africa and surrounding regions continues to solidify its position as a leader in ...
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Silafrica Kenya Facility Trims Energy Footprint with On-Grid Solar PV Installation

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 13:57
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The company produces rigid packaging for food, beverage and chemicals packaging as well ...
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Early Christian Basilica Discovered in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:33
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND—According to a Live Science report, archaeologist Michael Harrower of Johns Hopkins University and his colleagues have ...
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