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Air Tanzania resumes scheduled flights to Harare

Google: Esat Africa - 2 hours 51 min ago
HARARE, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Air Tanzania resumed scheduled flights to Harare on Tuesday after a seven-month suspension due to the COVID-19 ...
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As Tanzania Votes, Many See Democracy Itself on the Ballot

Google: Esat Africa - 3 hours 48 min ago
NAIROBI, Kenya — With opposition figures harassed and arrested, news coverage severely restricted and social media mysteriously slowing down, ...
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Girl coders aim to bridge tech gender gap in Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - 3 hours 54 min ago
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania. It's a beautiful Saturday morning in Ukonga, a dusty neighborhood in Tanzania's largest city of Dar es Salaam, and ...
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Tanzania: EAC, AU na Ntibantunganya barasaba Abatanzaniya gutora mu mahoro

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 23:49
Umuryango wa Africa y'iburasirazuba(EAC), Umuryango w'ubumwe bwa Africa (AU) hamwe na Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, basabye Abatanzaniya ...
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Tanzania poll candidates must accept the outcome, if rules are fair

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 22:56
The United Republic of Tanzania has had a historic and historical record of peaceful transfer of power through universal suffrage. The country's ...
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Weak shilling pushes up interest on Kenya's debt

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:56
At least 70 per cent of Kenya's debt is denominated in the greenback. The weak shilling likely to push up the cost of import and subsequently trigger ...
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Tanzania president Magufuli aims for second term as polls open

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:00
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Tanzania's president John Magufuli hopes to win another five-year term when the East African nation holds presidential and ...
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HIV infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya: Current prevalence and trends over ...

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:22
Over 20 years, HIV among female sex workers (FSWs) has been the target for interventions in Kenya given the central role of theses women in new ...
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KCB named Kenya's safest bank in new global survey

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:00
KCB Group Loading... has been named as the Safest Bank in the country by Global Finance rankings. The 29th annual World's Safest Banks ranking ...
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Ethnic Divisions Impact Ethiopia's Attempted Political Transition

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:37
Centuries of authoritarian rule, from an incompetent monarchy which failed to implement effective political and economic reforms to a highly ...
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Internet throttling, SMS blocking in days leading up to election in Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:37
Back in August, digital rights activists speculated that Tanzania may restrict internet services — especially popular social media platforms — ahead of ...
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Tanzania goes to polls as Vodafone accused of blocking opposition texts

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:15
One of the president's key opponens is Tundu Lissu who survived being shot 16 times by gunmen with Kalashnikovs in 2017. By Will Brown, Africa ...
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Tanzania's democracy faces a critical test in Wednesday's election

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:15
NAIROBI — Heavy-handed tactics by Tanzania's government to silence opponents, the media and civil society threaten to undermine the legitimacy of ...
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Ethiopia: Authorities ban protests as “illegal and unnecessary”

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 12:15
Ethiopian authorities have banned peaceful protests against ethnically motivated killings which were due to take place on 28 October, in direct ...
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EAC Flags Off Observer Mission For Tanzania Polls

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:30
The East African Community (EAC) on Monday flagged off its election observer mission in Tanzania's business capital ahead of the country's Oct. 28 ...
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Tanzania tourism announces major shift in destination marketing strategy

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:56
Tanzanian tour operators plan to bring the key Global Travel Agents into Tanzania in their latest painstaking initiatives to promote the country as a safe ...
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Tanzania de-flags tankers for 'illicit transfers' of Iranian crude

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:45
Removals follow letters to Tanzania's Zanzibar Maritime Authority from a US-based NGO, United Against Nuclear Iran. Already Registered? Sign in to ...
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Helping those in Kenya: 50-50 draw set up by Mikinduri Children of Hope

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:33
Mikinduri Children of Hope (MCOH) is holding a weekly 50-50 draw to help raise funds for much-needed handwashing stations in Kenya. Because of ...
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Egypt, Sudan voice commitment to binding deal over Ethiopia's Nile dam

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:33
CAIRO, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on ...
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Kenya's Job Market Ravaged by Coronavirus

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:24
The Kenyan government says COVID-19 has forced nearly two million people out of work. As Mohammed Yusuf reports from Nairobi, many Kenyans ...
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