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This Ancient 'Warg' Was Scarier Than Tolkien Beast, Terrorized Kenya 22 Million Years Ago

Google: Esat Africa - 3 hours 20 min ago
In the "Lord of the Rings" series, author J.R.R. Tolkien invented the fantastical "warg," a wolf-like beast with sharp teeth that lived in the Misty ...
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Ethiopia secures $2.57 billion from tourism

Google: Esat Africa - 4 hours 5 min ago
The tourism sector of Ethiopia has generated $2.57 billion in the first nine months of Ethiopia's fiscal years started July 8, 2018. This is indicated by the ...
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Economic Commentary: Ethiopia's Digital Economy: Boom, bang 

Google: Esat Africa - 5 hours 35 min ago
Getachew T. Alemu, For Addis Standard. Addis Abeba, April 18/2019 – A flourishing digital economy is a new feature in the dynamics of the new ...
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Alarming rates of malnutrition among displaced people in southern Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - 5 hours 46 min ago
MSF teams have found alarming rates of malnutrition among children and pregnant women in displaced people's camps in southern Ethiopia.
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'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer

Google: Esat Africa - 5 hours 46 min ago
A new species of giant mammal has been identified after researchers investigated bones that had been kept for decades in a Kenyan museum drawer.
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Assange and WikiLeaks: A view from Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - 5 hours 57 min ago
WikiLeaks has been a key source of revelations about the transgressions of the Kenyan political elite. Patrick Gathara by Patrick Gathara. 10 hours ...
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Tanzania Blocks International Monetary Fund Report Publication

Google: Esat Africa - 6 hours 20 min ago
Tanzania's government declined to authorize the publication of the International Monetary Fund's report on the state of the East African nation's ...
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Ethiopia PM tweaks cabinet: Oromia, Amhara top shots appointed

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 12 min ago
Two former regional presidents in Ethiopia have taken cabinet posts in a reshuffle by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. In all, lawmakers approved three ...
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Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 23 min ago
Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than ...
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Giant ancient 'lion' discovered in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 23 min ago
Paleontologists working in Kenya revealed on Thursday that they had discovered a giant ancestor of the modern lion, which roamed the Savannah 23 ...
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Ethiopia appoints new defense, foreign ministers

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 46 min ago
Reshuffling his cabinet for the third time since caming to power a year ago, the government of Ethiopia led by the reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, ...
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Kenya a significant beneficiary of BRI

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 57 min ago
Editor's note: Victor Oluoch is a journalist with Kenya's Nation Media Group and is currently participating in the China Africa Press Center 2019 ...
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Researchers discover ancient giant 'lion' in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - 9 hours 53 min ago
A Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic mammalian carnivore that lived 22 million years ago in Africa and was larger than a polar bear. (Illustration: ...
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Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 23:17
ATHENS, Ohio (April 18, 2019) - Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat ...
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This new species of ancient carnivore was bigger than a polar bear

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 23:07
The handful of mysterious fossils sat unstudied for decades, tucked safely in a drawer at the Nairobi National Museum in Kenya. But now, analysis of ...
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Global fashion brands accused of exploiting, abusing workers in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 20:52
The company behind globally acclaimed fashion brands Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein is to investigate reports that Ethiopian workers who make ...
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Rail link gives a big boost to Kenya tourism

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 20:18
$3.8 billion line is largest investment since country's independence in 1963. Sarah Kabu, the managing director of a travel company in Nairobi, ...
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Algeria's Bouteflika: Broker of the Ethiopia-Eritrea deal Abiy actualized

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 19:56
In April 1999, Abdelaziz Bouteflika became Algerian president winning the first post-1992 civil war elections which were prompted by the cancellation ...
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Kenya Moore, 48, Looks More Gorgeous Than Ever In Makeup-Free Selfie Showing Off Natural ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:41
Kenya Moore took to Instagram on Apr. 17 to reveal what her natural hair texture looks like in a stunning fresh-faced pic. Kenya Moore, 48, proved ...
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Ethiopia: MSF launches intervention as displacement crisis leads to high malnutrition rates

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:18
NEW YORK/ADDIS ABABA, APRIL 17, 2019—Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a medical intervention in the ...
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