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USE halts Kenya Airways trading as ownership restructures

Google: Esat Africa - 4 hours 20 min ago
The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) halted trading of shares in Kenya Airways on Friday to facilitate debt to equity conversions in the troubled airline. “A series of inter-conditional transactions have been entered into with a number of key creditors, as well as re-organisation of the company's share ...
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Kenya election protests: Three shot dead as opposition leader Raila Odinga returns to Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - 4 hours 21 min ago
Violent clashes have erupted on the streets of Nairobi as opposition leader Raila Odinga returned to the Kenyan capital. A Reuters photographer said two people were killed as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying Mr Raila Odinga from the airport, while an AFP ...
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US/KENYA: GiveDirectly Officially Launches UBI experiment

Google: Esat Africa - 4 hours 42 min ago
The US charity GiveDirectly has officially launched its trial of basic income in rural Kenya, and is now enrolling experimental participants. The US $30 million experiment will be the largest trial of basic income to date, in terms of both size and duration. All residents of 200 rural Kenyan villages, comprising ...
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2 killed in Kenya police clash

Google: Esat Africa - 5 hours 27 min ago
Two people have died as supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clashed with police in Kenya. Source: AAP. JUST NOW. Two people have been shot dead as Kenyan police tried to disperse opposition supporters marching from an airport alongside the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, ...
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There is no stopping us, Kenya police prove no match for Raila faithful

Google: Esat Africa - 6 hours 24 min ago
By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 17 – National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga arrived in the country some minutes after 11am to a ...
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UPDATE 2-Kenya Airways narrows pretax loss, plans US flights next year

Google: Esat Africa - 6 hours 57 min ago
NAIROBI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Kenya Airways reduced first-half losses by 20 percent, helped by cost cuts, and will start flights to New York next year, its new chief executive said on Friday as the company presses ahead with its turnaround. The airline, part-owned by Air France KLM, completed a $2 billion ...
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UPDATE 2-Kenya Airways narrows pretax loss, plans US flights next year

Google: Esat Africa - 6 hours 57 min ago
NAIROBI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Kenya Airways reduced first-half losses by 20 percent, helped by cost cuts, and will start flights to New York next year, ...
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Yemenis find refuge in Africa's Djibouti

Google: Esat Africa - 6 hours 57 min ago
Djibouti is facing its own problems with poverty in spite of large foreign investments in recent years, and now it is making an effort to welcome some ...
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Opposition chief lands at JKIA amid heavy chaos

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 13 min ago
Raila Odinga has landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport a few minutes after 11 am from a ten day trip in the US. ALSO READ: NASA cat and mouse game with police. The opposition outfit, National Super Alliance's (NASA) supporters had earlier defied police orders to keep off the airport and ...
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NASA supporters defy police, mill around JKIA to welcome Raila Odinga

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 43 min ago
Nairobi, Kenya: Opposition leader Raila Odinga has landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after a 10-day trip in the US. Security remained tight along Mombasa Road as rowdy youths disrupted traffic on North Airport Road after police denied them entry into the airport. ALSO READ: NASA MPs ...
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[Photos] Raila lands at JKIA amid gunshots, tear gas

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 47 min ago
Opposition leader Raila Odinga greets his supporters at the JKIA in Nairobi after returning from the United States, November 17, 2017. /COURTESY.
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Kenya police use tear gas on supporters welcoming Odinga

Google: Esat Africa - 9 hours 12 min ago
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan police have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga who are trying to ...
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Former Harambee Stars coach says 'nothing special' about facing Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - 9 hours 46 min ago
LEFT: Former Harambee Stars coach Antoine Hey. RIGHT: Current Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi. PHOTOS | FILE. By DAVID KWALIMWA.
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Central banks in Nigeria and Kenya to hold rates next week: Reuters poll

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 20 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nigeria and Kenya will both leave monetary policy unchanged next week, a Reuters poll forecast, as inflation in the ...
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Kenya Airways says political turbulence is hitting intra-Africa trade

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 42 min ago
Kenya's prolonged political crisis is having a “significant” impact on Kenya Airways' crucial intra-African trade, chief executive Sebastian Mikosz said, ...
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Kenya Electricity Imports From Uganda Triple to US$33.7 Million

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 54 min ago
Kenya's payment to Uganda for electricity imports more than tripled to Ksh3.5 billion ($33.7 million) in the first eight months of the year, driven by a ...
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Nelson Mandela Day celebrated in Kenya after postponement

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 5 min ago
Children from Kibera perform during celebrations to mark the Nelson Mandela Day on November 15, 2017. PHOTO | COURTESY. By HILARY ...
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Tanzania: Day 2 Statement, November 16, 2017

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 39 min ago
Security officers inspect the remains of aircraft owned by Coastal Aviation that crashed at Empakaai Crater near Ngorongoro Crater in Arusha Region on Wednesday. press release. Arusha — Further to our previous statement. Coastal wishes to thank the amazing support we have received from our ...
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Kenya mining industry lift-off in next 5 – 10 years

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:18
"I expect lift-off in Kenya's mining sector over the next five to 10 years,” says Kenyan investment and business guru Aly-Khan Satchu, CEO of Rich ...
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China Expands its Influence at Djibouti's Ports

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:33
On Monday, Chinese energy consortium POLY-GCL Petroleum Group signed an MoU to invest $4 billion in a natural gas pipeline, an LNG plant and a ...
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