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First arrivals from Ethiopia in Operation Rock of Israel land

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 45 min ago
Approximately 100 more members of the Falash Mura community are expected to arrive on Friday, reaching a total of 2,000 by the end of January ...
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Conflict In Northern Ethiopia: Pathways To Peace And Normalization

Google: Esat Africa - 13 hours 55 min ago
On 28 November, Ethiopian federal troops captured Mekelle, the capital of Tigray province in northern Ethiopia. For the first time in decades, the ...
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Kenya: COVID-19: Tracking Government Response In Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 21:00
Since the outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (COVID-19) and recording of the first case in Kenya on the 13 March 2020, ...
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5-star hotel in Tanzania turned into students' hostel

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 19:29
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania. Tanzania's hospitality paradise, the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge, which used to draw many international visitors to the ...
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Kenya's elite join a growing list of Africans buying up second passports from Caribbean nations

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 17:48
With a growing number of Western Countries including the US, UK and the European Union tightening their immigration and visa polices, citizens of ...
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A Daring Giraffe Rescue Is Underway in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 16:30
The barge includes tall fencing to keep Asiwa from falling over. Asiwa was sedated and had a hood placed on her to keep her calm during the ...
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UN, Ethiopia agree on humanitarian access to Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 15:45
UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations and the Ethiopian government have reached an agreement on humanitarian access to ...
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More African countries are relying on an Israeli surveillance tool to snoop on private citizens

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 15:45
As African governments crack down on protestors and opposition leaders in countries such as Nigeria and Uganda, it is emerging that state security ...
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UN Signs Humanitarian Deal With Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 14:48
The deal allows the U.N. to provide aid to the embattled Tigray region, where 6 million have been cut off from supplies because of fighting.
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UN given 'unconditional' aid access to Ethiopia's Tigray region following weeks of conflict

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 13:55
Ethiopia has granted the United Nations access to deliver aid to the northern region of Tigray, following weeks of lobbying amid military operations there, ...
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Social Media and Parliamentary Engagement in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 13:25
Social media has been and continues to be a key information tool in the ever-evolving digital era. It holds great influence in the various spheres of life ...
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Land use management in southwest Ethiopia: sociocultural and gender perspectives

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:56
A midweek afternoon. 1967. First, a sini of coffee for my mother, then one for me. The tiny cup fitted perfectly in my hand. Our first coffee ceremony.
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United Nations and Ethiopia Reach Aid Pact for War-hit Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 11:48
The war is believed to have killed thousands, sent 45,000 refugees into Sudan, displaced many more within Tigray and worsened suffering in a region ...
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Four Aid Workers Killed in Ethiopia's Tigray, Sources Say

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 11:05
NAIROBI/GENEVA (Reuters) - Four Ethiopian aid workers employed by two separate foreign organizations were killed in Tigray near the border with ...
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Ethiopia, UN Reach Deal To Allow 'Unimpeded' Access For Aid Groups In Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:52
After weeks of bloody conflict in the northernmost reaches of Ethiopia, international aid groups have obtained access to its war-torn region of Tigray.
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Somalia ramps up accusations against Kenya on polls

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:28
MOGADISHU, Somalia. Somalia accused Kenya of interfering in its internal affairs Wednesday, and in elections that were scheduled Dec.
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UN, <b>Ethiopia</b> Agree on Humanitarian Aid for Tigray Region | Voice of America - English

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:18
Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share via Email. Print this page. Africa. UN, Ethiopia Agree on Humanitarian Aid for Tigray Region. By VOA ...
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Ethiopia&#39;s growing hotel industry provides opportunities for furniture manufacturer

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 09:45
When Berhane Abraha was in sixth grade, his father had to leave Ethiopia because of his political beliefs. For the young boy, this was a formative ...
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Ethiopia to allow UN &#39;unimpeded&#39; access to Tigray to deliver vital aid

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 09:33
Just one day after putting out a dire emergency warning, Ethiopia's federal government has agreed to allow the United Nations “unimpeded” ...
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Figure of the week: Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, and Uganda

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 09:11
Although most African countries have, to date, been largely successful in fighting the spread of COVID-19, with far fewer reported cases and deaths ...
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