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Giant Swarm Of Locusts From Middle East Now Threatening Kenya's Farms

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 15:11
The biggest swarm of locusts in decades has chomped its way around a swath of the Middle East, South Asia and Africa — and is now devouring ...
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Here is my 10-point plan on how we can get Kenya out of the rut

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 14:59
The tension was palpable in the run-up to the Mombasa leg of the public rallies convened supposedly to drum up support for the Building Bridges ...
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This Tank Graveyard Is a Monument to Eritrea's Struggle for Liberation

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 14:03
A short distance from Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, lies a “tank graveyard”—a field littered with thousands of stacked military tanks, rusting trucks, and ...
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Barrick to sell up to $280M in gold from Tanzania with export ban lifted

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:18
Barrick Gold (GOLD -0.6%) will start to ship gold worth as much as $280M from Tanzania, CEO Mark Bristow says, after resolving a three-year tax ...
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Tanzania: World Bank Disregarding Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:33
(Washington, DC) – The World Bank may reverse its hold on a US$500 million education loan to Tanzania despite the government's policy of ...
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This 26-year-old woman sets up Kenya's first digital car insurance company

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:00
The name Jihan Abass doesn't strike a chord when mentioned immediately. But the 26-year-old has already cemented her name in the history of ...
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Cuba's advances in education highlighted in Djibouti

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:52
Djibouti, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Vice Minister of Education Dania Lopez described this Monday Cuba's progress in that sector, on her speech on the ...
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Kenya vows to intensify fight against contraband, smuggling to curb terror

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:50
GARISSA, Kenya, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government on Monday vowed to intensify fight against contraband and smuggling as part of the ...
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Growing Outcry in <b>Ethiopia</b> Over Abducted University Students | Voice of America - English

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:41
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Ethiopia: Authorities crack down on opposition supporters with mass arrests

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:30
Amnesty International has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over the weekend from various ...
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Amnesty condemns Ethiopia&#39;s crack down on opposition supporters under Nobel Peace laureate ...

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:18
Amnesty International condemned on Monday the return of mass arrests of opposition activists and supporters in Ethiopia, warning that it a worrying ...
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Defying Expectations; Meet The Only Woman Running A PE Fund In Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:18
Life doesn't always go as planned. In 2004, Berhane Demissie moved from the UK back to her native Ethiopia for two years. Now, more than 15 years ...
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Central Bank of Kenya cuts rates again

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:56
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has cut rates for a second consecutive time, as the economy continues to operate below potential. The monetary ...
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Kenya warns against travel to China over deadly coronavirus

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:49
The Foreign Affairs ministry has advised Kenyans against all but necessary travel to China as a precaution, following the quick spread of a virus that ...
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Kenya Central Bank Follows South Africa With a Surprise Rate Cut

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:45
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter. Kenya's central bank joined its South African counterpart ...
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East African locust invasion reaches Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:11
By Francesca Merlo. After having wreaked havoc across Ethiopia and Somalia, the swarms of locusts have reached Kenya, a country in which 10 ...
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Kenya&#39;s public debt hits 60.4 bln USD

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:48
NAIROBI, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Kenya borrowed externally as much as it did internally in 2019, pushing up the public debt past the 6 trillion shilling ...
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Over 4000 left homeless by torrential rains in southern Tanzania: official

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:26
DAR ES SALAAM, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- At least 4,500 people in six villages in Kilwa district in Tanzania's southern region of Lindi have been made ...
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KWS: Osprey that flew from Finland to Kenya dies

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:15
The rescued migratory Osprey bird that flew from Finland and landed in Kenya after covering over 6,000 kilometers has unfortunately died.
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Pigamingi: Kenyan golfers desperately need competent golf teachers and coaches

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:09
The European Tour Kenya Open Championship 2020 edition kicks off in seven weeks. While we are busy celebrating its inclusion in the European ...
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