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Eritrea defends decision to sit out Africa free trade pact

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 18:23
Eritrea on Tuesday explained why it has not signed up for the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA. The Horn of Africa nation remains the only ...
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Kenya Receives $150 Million to Improve Living Conditions for 1.7 Million Residents

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 17:30
The World Bank Group Board of Directors approved today a $150 million International Development Association credit to improve tenure security and ...
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Kenya roped into China fibre cable

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:00
Kenya is one of the countries in Africa that will be part of a submarine fibre optic cable linking the continent with Asia and Europe that is fronted by ...
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Ethiopia, Government of -- Moody's confirms Ethiopia's rating, outlook negative

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:00
Rating Action: Moody's confirms Ethiopia's rating, outlook negative. Global Credit Research - 07 Aug 2020. London, 07 August 2020 -- Moody's ...
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No Safari In Tanzania For Indicted Chicken Exec, Judge Says

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:15
Law360 (August 7, 2020, 4:11 PM EDT) -- A chicken company executive indicted in an alleged price-fixing plot can't take a summer trip to Tanzania, ...
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Katie Spotz to Run 130 Miles to Bring Clean Water to Tanzania, Shares Testimony of Change

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:41
(Photo : Facebook) Katie Spotz plans to become the first person to run across the state of Maine on September 5 to support Lifewater International.
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Kenya's Decision to Cancel Its School Year Will Reverberate Across Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:07
Editor's Note: Every Friday, Andrew Green curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent. Bowing to the reality that they ...
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Spotlight: In Ethiopia PM Donates Millions in Book Sales to Build Local Schools

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 13:33
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that he has donated 110 million Birr from sale of his acclaimed book 'Medemer' to a local foundation led by his ...
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Algeria, Ethiopia warn against Egyptian base plans in Somaliland

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 13:25
Ethiopia objects to Egyptian base plans in Somaliland. The Algerian army on Thursday warned that if Libyan tribes are armed during the country's ...
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With proper investment in youth, Kenya's potential for progress is unlimited

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:48
Africa's demographic boom has been hailed as its biggest promise for transforming the continent's economic and social outcomes, but only if the right ...
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Olunga: Turkish giants Besiktas keen to sign Kenya striker report

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:48
Turkish side Besiktas have reportedly enquired about the availability of Kenya international Michael Olunga. The towering Olunga, who currently turns ...
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Second mining claim against Tanzania is ready to proceed to arbitration, with third-party funding in ...

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:26
Investment Arbitration Reporter is a news & analysis service tracking international arbitrations between foreign investors and sovereign governments.
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Kenya begins corruption investigation into profiting off Covid-19

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:26
#CoronaBillionaires has been trending on Twitter in Kenya, as citizens complain about what many see as a select number of well-connected ...
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Initial COVID-19 responses in Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and Uganda ...

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:14
Debbie Hillier, Tom Newton-Lewis, Rithika Nair, and Christoph Larsen. Executive summary. Introduction and approach COVID-19 has been an ...
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Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 21452

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:52
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 21,452 after 552 new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed on ...
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<b>Tanzania</b> Opposition Leader to Run Against President in General Elections | Voice of America ...

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:30
Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share via Email. Print this page. Africa. Tanzania Opposition Leader to Run Against President in General ...
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Kenya sets eyes on regional logistics hub status

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:33
President Uhuru Kenyatta has reorganised State logistics agencies, setting up a single entity in part of efforts to improve efficiency and cement Kenya's ...
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Tanzania APL T20: Simba Kings Vs Buffalo Blasters: MyTeam11 Fantasy Tips, match predictions

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:22
Tanzania, Aug 7: Tanzania's annual APL T20 is all set to begin from 8th August. The tournament comprises of 6 teams which will play against each ...
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Coronavirus – Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (6th August 2020)

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:11
Daily Laboratory test: 9203. Severe cases: 174. New recovered: 388. New deaths: 15. New cases: 552. Total Laboratory test: 478,017. Active cases: ...
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Desert Locust situation update - 7 August 2020

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:11
Swarm movements continue in the Horn of Africa. Desert Locust swarms continue to persist in several countries in the Horn of Africa as well as in ...
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