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Isiolo Airport a game changer in Northern Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:33
He says among the proposals received is one for the construction of 1,000 low-cost housing units for middle-income earners who will be employed at ...
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Kenya court orders parliament to pass gender quota

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:29
Kenya's High Court on Wednesday gave parliament 60 days to enact legislation that would make it obligatory to have more female lawmakers, or face ...
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Zambia Ethiopia sign two agreements and one MOU

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:14
Zambia and Ethiopia have signed two agreements in the fields of communication, water resource management and one Memorandum of Understating ...
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Kenya: Experts - Indigenous Seeds Best for Kenya's Food Security

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:45
Kenya should come up with policies that will secure the sovereignty of her seeds in a bid to enhance food security and conserve the indigenous seeds ...
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Kenya-born US athlete's tweet sparks outrage

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:39
USA's Stanley Kebenei leads the pack during the senior men's race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on March 26, 2017.
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Kenya receives Mi-17V-5 multi-role helicopter from Russia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:35
Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery witnesses the formal handover of the Mi-17V-5 multi-role helicopter from a Russian company to the National Police ...
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Disaster risk reduction stands out in the current drought in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 08:18
​Community managed DRR activities implemented by DCA & partners in the last 3 years in Turkana County, Kenya have been aimed at building ...
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Tanzania orders audit of mining companies' earnings over taxes

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 08:07
Mining contributes 3.5% of the gross domestic product (GDP) in Tanzania, but the government wants the sector to pay more taxes. FILE: Tanzanian ...
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Ethiopia: Make the Most of Demographic Dividend

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 08:07
Ethiopia's population is estimated to be 100 million, making the nation the second most populous country in Africa. According to recent reports, 70 per ...
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Ethiopia: Deep Reform Improves Entire Leadership - Opdo

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 07:56
Pursuing a consistent process of deep reform to improve the entire situation of its leadership, the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO) ...
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Facebook launches low-cost internet service, Express Wifi, in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 02:30
Global technology firm Facebook has today, March 29, launch Express Wifi, a low-cost internet solution rolled out by the firm's Internet.org, in Rongai, ...
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Kenya to Adopt New Testing Kit for Tuberculosis

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 02:18
Kenya will adopt a new testing kit for tuberculosis (TB) after a national survey showed that symptoms alone are not enough to detect the disease.
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South Sudan defeats Djibouti, enters 2019 AFCON qualifiers group stages

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 01:33
The Bright Stars of South Sudan defeated Djibouti 6-0 in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers play-off at Juba Stadium on Tuesday, ...
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Tanzania: Mpango Decries Red Tape On Donor-Funded Projects

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 01:11
REGULATORY hurdles and limited funding are holding back implementation of development projects, notably construction of Central Railway system ...
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Kenya: Sh40 Billion May Have Been Lost in Pipeline Tender

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 00:48
A man walks along the already set 20-inch 450km Kenya Pipeline Company [KPC} pipes at Kokotoni in this picture taken on July 15, 2015. PHOTO ...
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Is the US torturing Somalis in Kenya?

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:41
The US is funding security operatives in Kenya in what it claims is an effort to combat the spread of terrorism in the country. However, there are many ...
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Children are a Gift: Kenya and Maira

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:03
FORT WORTH - They are beautiful both inside and out, and these two sisters are hoping this report will lead to their Forever Family. In this edition of ...
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Tanzania risks litigation over copper exports ban

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:03
DAR ES SALAAM. — Tanzanian Members of Parliament on Monday expressed concern that the east African country could be sued in international ...
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S Sudan goal spree dumps out Djibouti

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:30
South Sudan thrashed Djibouti 6-0 in Juba on Tuesday to reach the group stage of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. Trailing 2-0 from the first leg ...
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CBK sees credit to firms rise from April

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:48
The banking industry regulator expects growth in loans to the private sector to start edging up next month. April is the deadline for commercial banks to ...
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