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Chinese company begins road building in Kenya to enhance frontier trade

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 08:18
(MENAFN) On Sunday, Apr. 11 Kenya authorized the buidling of a one-stop frontier post to encourage trade and security with adjacent Uganda.
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Thousands of Falash Mura, caught up in violence in Ethiopia, seek entry into Israel

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 08:16
A small Jewish community of Ethiopians known as Beta Israel has lived in Ethiopia's Amhara and Tigray regions for 3,000 years. Some converted to ...
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Kenya: Maize shortage to cause price rise over importation ban from Tanzania, Uganda

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:49
The Cereal Millers Association (CMA) in Kenya on Monday revealed that the prices of maize in the county are set to rise over ban on maize ...
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Kenneth Muguna: Exclusive insight on Gor Mahia midfielder's link to Tanzania's Azam

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:45
Amid reports linking Kenneth Muguna with Tanzania Mainland Premier League side Azam FC, the Gor Mahia midfielder is set to make his next move ...
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Kenya: The urgent search for life-saving medical oxygen

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:22
A patient suffering from Covid-19 wears a full-face mask linked to a ventilator for oxygen supply in an ICU. Image: file.
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UN says 34 migrants drown off Djibouti after boat capsizes

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:11
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says 34 migrants have died after their boat capsized off the Horn of Africa nation ...
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The World Bank should not fund Ethiopia's war in Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:00
The writer is executive director of the World Peace Foundation and a professor at Tufts University. This month, Ethiopia, a low-income country facing ...
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Djibouti & Zambia: Victims of Chinese grand strategy in Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 06:48
“Djibouti is a bridgehead towards inland African countries, including much more economically promising nations like Ethiopia,” added Gérard Prunier, a ...
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Kenya Joins South Africa's Ramaphosa in Calling Out 'Vaccine Apartheid'

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 06:37
Laboratory technician Irene Ooko attends to a patient seeking a test for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, at the Pathologists Lancet Kenya ...
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Kenya, Pakistan to review trade agreements

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 06:26
The talks are geared towards harmonising tariffs and diversifying products traded between the two countries as they aim to hit one billion dollars ...
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34 Migrants Drown As Boat Capsizes Off East Africa's Djibouti: Officials

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 06:15
Djibouti: Thirty-four migrants have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said ...
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Eritrea Proves Shunning Rogues Catastrophic

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 06:10
The main victim of the tension between Eritrea, Ethiopia and the rest of the world has been young Eritreas, who have fled the country in droves. The ...
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Colossal growth in Kenya's hyperscale infrastructure space

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 05:36
Assessing the top national markets, Guy Willner, CEO and chairman of IXcellerate, says the firm is interested in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria as major ...
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Uganda and Tanzania finalise Lake Albert project pact with Total and CNOOC

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 05:10
The project involves the development of the Tilenga and Kingfisher oil projects in Uganda and the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline ( ...
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Celebrities come together to save Ethiopia's frankincense forest

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 04:56
Lots of famous faces are getting involved in a campaign to help save a special forest in Ethiopia. The Future Forest Appeal, run by the charity Tree Aid, ...
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UNHCR Regional Update #14: Ethiopia Situation (Tigray Region), 16 March – 7 April

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 03:48
Key Developments. ETHIOPIA. ▫ On 7 April, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi cited the scaling up of humanitarian operations ...
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Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh seeks fifth term

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 03:26
We report on an election in a strategically important nation in the Horn of Africa. Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh is certain to be re-elected in ...
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ION wins Kenya seismic ahead of licence round

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 03:26
ION has won work on a new 3D shoot in the Lamu Basin and reimaging on. ION offshore Kenya. Register here for the Energy Voice daily newsletter, ...
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Kenya introduces rules for local ownership of at least 30% in ICT firms

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 02:52
The Kenyan government has introduced new ownership rules in the telecom sector that will push Airtel Kenya to sell a 30 percent stake to Kenyans ...
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Eritrea frees 36 Christians jailed for their faith

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 02:07
Eritrea, a secretive, highly militarised nation, has been ruled by Isaias Afwerki since its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, with no elections or ...
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