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Kenya's economy likely to expand by 3.1% this year - central bank

Google: Esat Africa - 9 hours 10 min ago
Adds quote, IMF's forecast. NAIROBI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Kenya's economy is likely to grow by 3.1% this year, the central bank governor said on ...
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Suspension of aid $130m aid to build dam in Ethiopia is yet another example of Trump's disregard ...

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 29 min ago
Yohannes Gedamu. America's Department of State recently suspended $130 million (about R2.2 billion) in aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of ...
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Ethiopia appoints new coach

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 29 min ago
The Ethiopia Football Football (EFF) has confirmed Wubetu Abate as the new coach for the Ethiopia senior National team. Abate agreed to take on the ...
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Tanzania: Redevelopment of Dar es Salaam evicts poor residents

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 40 min ago
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania. The skyscrapers, shopping malls, cafes, and slender bridges may be changing the face of the port city of Dar es Salaam ...
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Tanzania's Ndayiragije reveal difficulties in selecting players for Burundi friendly

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 3 min ago
The Burundian tactician admits he will have difficulties to pick a Taifa Stars squad for the upcoming friendly. Tanzania coach Etienne Ndayiragije has ...
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Indiana lodges $95m claim against Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 14 min ago
PERTH (miningweekly.com) – ASX-listed Indiana Resources has lodged a $95-million compensation claim against the government of Tanzania over ...
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Kenya: Kenyatta visits Paris, to sign major contracts

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 36 min ago
After receiving the French president in March last year, Kenya's leader Uhuru Kenyatta is on a visit to Paris. The President will meet his French ...
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Kenya to benefit from new fund for smart cities

Google: Esat Africa - 12 hours 20 min ago
State initiatives against climate change have received a major boost after partners from the developed world launched a Sh12.7 billion fund for ...
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Tanzania: Economic Growth or Civil Liberties - the Choice Facing Tanzanian Voters

Google: Esat Africa - 12 hours 55 min ago
Magufuli approaches elections buoyed by victory in the local polls and a solid track record on the economy. Tanzanians vote in a month's time for a ...
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Minimum US$95 million compensation claim lodged against Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 22:56
Indiana Resources has provided an update on the dispute with the Government of Tanzania over the illegal expropriation of the Ntaka Hill Nickel ...
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Kenya's women entrepreneurs lack access to capital, study finds

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 20:30
Raising start-up capital is one of the biggest challenges for women entrepreneurs in Kenya's key manufacturing sector, with banks requiring collateral ...
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Kenya: China faces a critical test in train debt

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 17:41
Kenya's difficulties in servicing its debts for the newly-built, Chinese-financed Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is nearing a breaking point. Even before ...
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Parma quarterback Isaiah Krohn thriving after rough early childhood in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 16:56
The experiences Isaiah Krohn faced during the first 10 years of his life could have easily sent him in a completely different direction from where he is ...
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Kenya: 2020 Mid Year Report - South Sudan Regional RRP (January - June 2020)

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 16:00
SITUATION OVERVIEW. During the reporting period, the operations focused on the preparation of necessary responses to COVID-19. Business and ...
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Pandemic gloom and the trouble with Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 16:00
Kenyans sanitise using Atomizer hand sanitizer spray to help fight coronavirus. [Elvis Ogina,Standard]. A summary of Chinua Achebe's 'The Trouble ...
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Tanzania: 2020 Mid Year Report - Burundi Regional RRP (January - June 2020)

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:48
164,873 BURUNDIAN REFUGEES HOSTED IN TANZANIA (30 JUNE 2020). US$ 141.9 M REQUIRED IN TANZANIA IN 2020. 24% FUNDING ...
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Ethiopia: 2020 Mid Year Report - South Sudan Regional RRP (January - June 2020)

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:48
SITUATION OVERVIEW. The South Sudanese (SSD) are the largest refugee population in Ethiopia, totalling 344,481 as of June 2020. Of these ...
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Deutsche Bank sees Ethiopia's delayed elections as a trigger for entry

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:37
The continuation of economic reform in Ethiopia after elections were postponed to 2021, could open the door for Deutsche Bank, Kees Hoving, one of ...
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'Black-ish' stars get real about making sure their sitcom came back during the upheaval of 2020

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:15
The cast and producers of ABC's "Black-ish" don't want to be quiet at this point in 2020. In a virtual panel for the upcoming seventh season of ABC's ...
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Address concerns over value of Kenya shilling

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:07
The debate over the true value of the Kenyan shilling has lingered for some time now especially among economists, currency dealers, investors and ...
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