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Ethiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continue

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 44 min ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia says it has unblocked 246 websites and TV channels in the latest reform under its new prime minster, whose chief ...
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Matiang'i is inexperienced, activist showoff - Amos Kimunya

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 49 min ago
Kipipiri MP Amos Kimunya has criticized Interior CS Fred Matiang'i for claiming some of the contraband sugar imported into the country contains ...
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Admitting guilt in Ethiopia: Towards a truth and reconciliation commission?

Google: Esat Africa - 10 hours 49 min ago
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed admits there have been widespread human rights violations by the government during the EPRDF's tenure.
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Kenya selects 25 for IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 23 min ago
One defending champion and three world U18 champions feature on Kenya's team for the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on 10-15 ...
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Joseph Mbilinyi takes Tanzania to court over rap song ban

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 34 min ago
Tanzanian MP Joseph Mbilinyi says he will sue the government for banning his rap song about the state of prisons. Basata, the Kiswahili acronym for ...
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Sports committee to probe issues threatening rugby union

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 38 min ago
The Departmental Committee on Sports said on Friday that it will investigate key issues threatening to collapse the Kenya Rugby Union board.
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Corruption in Kenya goes way back: Which President will tame the vice?

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 40 min ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta with South Sudan's Salva Kiir and other officials during the meeting of IGAD heads of state on the South Sudan peace ...
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East African court rules Tanzania newspaper ban illegal

Google: Esat Africa - 11 hours 57 min ago
President John Magufuli. The East African Court of Justice has ordered Tanzania to annul publication ban on Mseto newspaper it placed in 2016 over ...
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Report: Kenya may heavily rely on food imports from 2020

Google: Esat Africa - 12 hours 8 min ago
Kenya will heavily be reliant on food imports from the year 2020 to feed the growing population if measures are not put in place urgently to increase ...
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Kenya Power to streamline transmission, distribution systems

Google: Esat Africa - 12 hours 42 min ago
Kenya Power will continue to streamline its transmission and distribution systems in an effort to help lower cost of power hence boost the business ...
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Plastic ban raises hopes for Kenya's sisal farmers

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 23:18
Sam Mung'ala inspects his sisal plants for pests at his farm in Kibwezi, Kenya, June 4, 2018. /THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION. Kenyan farmer ...
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US welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace moves: State Dept

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is encouraged by recent progress Ethiopia and Eritrea have made toward resolving their longstanding ...
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US welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace moves - State Department

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:30
WASHINGTON: The United States is encouraged by recent progress Ethiopia and Eritrea have made towards resolving their longstanding differences, ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Progress Toward Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 19:33
The United States is encouraged by the progress that Ethiopia and Eritrea have made to resolve longstanding disputes and normalize relations.
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Ethiopia's TPLF welcomes Eritrea's decision to discuss border dispute

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 19:00
The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), which recently criticised Ethiopia's decision to hand over the disputed border town of Badme town to ...
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UN chief welcomes positive steps towards peace between Eritrea, Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:48
UNITED NATIONS, June 21 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday expressed his readiness to support Eritrea and Ethiopia ...
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Kenya signs Sh47 billion loans with French agency

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:07
Kenya yesterday pushed up its foreign loan portfolio to Sh2.54 trillion with a new Sh47 billion loan from the French Development Agency.
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Improve RVF surveillance, Kenya urged

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:56
Kenya has been advised to establish an animal health surveillance system for early detection and control of Rift Valley Fever. Seventeen counties are ...
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Kenya Takes Steps to Recognize Intersex People

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:33
Kenya is beginning to recognize people who identify as intersex, meaning they are born with genitalia, chromosomes or reproductive organs that don't ...
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Kenya sack coach Simiyu ahead of Sevens World Cup

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:33
Kenya has sacked head coach Innocent Simiyu, just 29 days before the Sevens World Cup starts in San Francisco next month. The Union explained ...
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