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Sh7b funding for mineral mapping

Google: Esat Africa - 2 hours 33 min ago
China Eximbank will fund Kenya's mapping of geological resources if ongoing talks succeed. A source privy to the closed-door meetings disclosed to ...
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Wanjala takes over Kenya Golf Union reigns

Google: Esat Africa - 3 hours 25 min ago
Kenya Golf Union officials chairman Stephen Muchau Githiaka (right) and Richard Wanjala (left) at a past event in Nairobi. PHOTO: COURTESY.
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Kenya's main opposition leader cleared to run for presidency

Google: Esat Africa - 4 hours 3 min ago
NAIROBI, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan electoral body on Sunday cleared leader of opposition National Super Alliance (NASA), Raila Odinga, to run ...
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Uber CEO Kalanick's mother dies in boat accident

Google: Esat Africa - 7 hours 37 min ago
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai, India, January 19, ...
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Mandera curfew varied over Ramadhan period

Google: Esat Africa - 7 hours 59 min ago
A curfew imposed in Mandera County in October last year has been varied until the end of the Holy month of Ramadhan. This comes less than a week ...
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Raila Odinga cleared to vie for presidency

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 38 min ago
NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga (right) and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka (left) were cleared to contest in the August 8 poll. (Photo: ...
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East Africa: Uganda, Tanzania Oil Pipeline Deal Unlocks More Funding Options

Google: Esat Africa - 8 hours 55 min ago
The pipeline that will take crude oil from Uganda to export markets has moved closer to financial closure after the waiver of taxes on the product by ...
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Kenya: President Kenyatta Jets Back in Time to Seek IEBC Clearance

Google: Esat Africa - 9 hours 40 min ago
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country early Sunday morning from Taormina, Italy, where he addressed the 43rd, G7 summit.
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Presidential aspirant Peter Gichira arrested for attempted suicide

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 13 min ago
Independent presidential aspirant Peter Solomon Gichira was arrested and locked up in police cells after he allegedly tried to commit suicide by ...
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'Hypocrite' Raila only glorifies those who support him - Ababu

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 14 min ago
Labour Party leader Ababu Namwamba chats with Uasin Gishu senate hopeful Philip Kiyeng at Meibeki in Meibeki, Uasin Gishu, May 27, 2017.
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Tanzania's Persecuted Albinos Are Singing for Their Lives

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 25 min ago
It's a bumpy four-hour ride on a crowded ferry, which departs once in the morning and once in the evening, to get to Ukerewe Island from mainland ...
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Kenya's infighting hurts EALA's calendar

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 59 min ago
The stand-off between Jubilee Party and CORD over the list of nominees to the East Africa Legislative Assembly (Eala) may once again jeopardise the ...
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Kenya: High food prices spoil Ramadan for Muslims

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 22 min ago
On the first day of Ramadan in Kenya, the Eastleigh suburb in the capital Nairobi was teeming with Muslims from all walks of life. Dubbed “Little ...
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Ethiopia: Floods Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF Operation n° MDRET017 Final Report

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 22 min ago
Heavy rains and corresponding flash floods as a result of the El Niño phenomenon and the regular Belg rains (March – May) occurred in the Eastern ...
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Ethiopia secures about 40000 exit visas for its undocumented citizens in Saudi

Google: Esat Africa - 12 hours 40 min ago
The Ethiopian government has secured exit visas for about 40,000 undocumented citizens living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ADVERTISING.
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Eritrea denies targeting Ethiopia's Nile dam with Egypt

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:52
May 26, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Eritrean President, Isaias Afeworki has downplayed reports alleging his country's deepened ties with Egypt are ...
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Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and others represent Africa at G7 summit

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:52
The Group of Seven wealth nations (G7) in the world met on the Italian island of Sicily to discuss issues of interest but hosts Italy had hoped to make ...
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Lake Malawi new route to smuggle maize, rice to Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 20:52
Smugglers are now getting maize out of the country via Lake Malawi following government's tightened security stance on roads and border posts at ...
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When Kenya was ruled through 'fake news'

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 18:15
After Charles Njonjo (right) helped President Moi (left) fight off would-be opposition, it was time for Moi to deal with Njonjo. PHOTO | FILE | NATION ...
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Journalist Jeffrey Gettleman's memoir explores love affair with Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 18:15
Jeffrey Gettleman East Africa bureau chief for the New York Times capture his love for Africa and specifically Kenya in new book. PHOTO | ...
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