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Clashes in Ethiopia escalate as Djibouti fires warnings

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 28 min ago
NAIROBI, Kenya - Djibouti has finally waged into the current conflict in the next neighboring Ethiopia, following further clashes near the border, in what ...
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Kenya Lose Bid to Host Volleyball Cup of Nations to Rwanda

Google: Esat Africa - 9 hours 47 min ago
Kenya has lost the hosting rights for next month's Confederation of African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) women's Nations Cup Championship.
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Samantha Power, USAID Administrator, visiting Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 22:33
Samantha Power has been criticized by many Ethiopians for not condemning TPLF for the crimes it committed, which many seem to see as an act of ...
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Ethiopia sees coronavirus new confirmed cases spike on Tuesday

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 22:22
The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases is showing a spike after several weeks of low new daily cases. See the numbers for August 3 below.
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30 years of polio campaigns in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria: the impacts of campaign design on ...

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 20:07
Abigail H Neel, Svea Closser, Catherine Villanueva, Piyusha Majumdar, S D Gupta, Daniel Krugman, Oluwaseun Oladapo Akinyemi, Wakgari ...
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People receive COVID-19 vaccine in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 18:21
A medical worker receives a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Aug. 3, 2021. (Photo by Herman Emmanuel/Xinhua) ...
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Tigray: Ethiopia forces 2 international NGOs to cease work

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 17:44
The UN humanitarian chief has condemned Ethiopian government accusations that aid workers are biased in favor of rebel forces in Tigray. Only one ...
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Conflict, floods trigger humanitarian emergency in Ethiopia's Amhara: UN

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 15:18
UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths is winding up his visit to Ethiopia, his first mission as undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs.
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Kenya: Country Resumes Debt Payments to China

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 14:41
What Happened: Kenya has resumed debt payments to the Exim Bank of China after the Chinese lender froze disbursements for Kenyan projects in ...
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As Ethiopia's Civil War Rages, Bodies Float Downriver Into Sudan

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 14:36
The disfigured bodies are the latest indication of atrocities as the conflict over the Tigray region spreads to other parts of Ethiopia and across ...
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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: Covid-19 Reported Cases (03 August 2021)

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 14:30
Daily: Laboratory Test: 6,297. Cases: 467. Severe Cases: 283. New Deaths: 4. Recovery: 191. Total: Laboratory Test: 3,034,839. Active Cases: 13,018.
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Indonesia, Philippines, Kenya contend with digital inclusion, South Korea extends verification

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 14:07
South Korea plans to put in place a service for the mobile verification of ID cards and a World Bank report suggests that Indonesia take steps to ensure ...
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Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 Update (03 August 2021)

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 13:56
Cumulative tests: 2,149,376. Total Confirmed cases: 205,356. Total Recoveries: 190,095. Cumulative Fatalities: 3,995. Distributed by APO Group on ...
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US concerned by worsening conflict in northern Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 13:42
Aug 3 (Reuters) - The United States is very concerned about the worsening conflict in northern Ethiopia and calls on all parties to end the fighting and ...
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Ethiopia, Djibouti Railway Link Restored After Protests

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 12:48
A crucial trade route which links landlocked Ethiopia to the sea port of Djibouti has resumed operations after days of a blockade by protesters from the ...
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Fighting displaces 100000 in Ethiopia's Amhara region -UN aid chief

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 12:48
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Tuesday 100,000 people have been displaced by fighting in Ethiopia's ...
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Ethiopia Suspends Two Humanitarian Groups From War-Torn Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 12:37
Medecins Sans Frontieres, one of only a handful of experienced international groups providing frontline health care to people in conflict areas, said it ...
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Tanzania urged to regulate digital ID privacy, Zimbabwe to tackle exclusion

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 11:17
The government of Tanzania has been advised to put in place the necessary data protection and oversight regulation in order to avoid a situation ...
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Kenya: call for bids for provision of media monitoring services

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 11:07
On behalf of the Secretary of State for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, The British High Commission in Nairobi are seeking the ...
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Kenya's banking industry sees strong growth in 2020

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 10:00
This is according to the Kenya Bankers Association's State of the Banking Industry Report 2021. Samuel Tiriongo, Director of the Kenya Banker's ...
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