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Delayed gas project could hurt Tanzania's FDI chances

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 04:45
Delays in the setting up Tanzania's first liquefied natural gas export facility could hurt the country's chances of attracting foreign direct investments for ...
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VIDEO: Why Moses Kuria wants Kenya to produce counterfeit goods

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 04:20
The MP asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to sack Munya because inspection of goods abroad before they are brought into the country has locked out ...
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Boeing 'resisted pilot's calls for action' on 737 Max planes before Ethiopia Airlines crash

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:48
'I would think that there would be a priority of putting explanations of things that could kill you,' pilot says. David Gelles ,; Natalie Kitroeff; in 9 hours ...
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CHAN team to face Uganda/Djibouti in friendly

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:26
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15 – Kenya's team for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers is scheduled to play a friendly match against ...
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Microsoft is planning on spending $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub, what you ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 02:41
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the ...
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Kenya allocates Ksh25bn more for dams despite audit queries

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 02:07
Some Ksh25 billion ($247.2 million) has been allocated for the ongoing construction of dams in Kenya in the financial year starting July, amid ...
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Kenya to host water, electricity expo

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 01:04
File, Standard] Kenya is set to host the third water, electricity and power expo (WEPEX 2019) which is the largest platform for products, services and ...
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Nigerian pastor slams Kenya's leader over polygamy law

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 23:52
LAGOS, Nigeria. A Nigerian Pentecostal pastor has criticized Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for signing legislation into law that permits polygamy ...
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Tanzania Was East Africa's Strongest Democracy. Then Came "The Bulldozer."

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 23:52
Tanzania's president has put fighting corruption at the center of his agenda. But is it worth the suppression of civil liberties? Jonathan W. Rosen.
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Kenya: Lamu's centuries-old way of life in danger of being bulldozed in the name of development

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 17:07
Lamu, close to Kenya's border with Somalia, is a largely unspoilt tropical island paradise, a Unesco World Heritage Site and Kenya's oldest ...
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Kenya's push for a national ID raises red flags

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:56
In 2008, following the violence that accompanied the disputed presidential election, Kenyan politicians came together to form a government of national ...
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Microsoft to spend $100m on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:41
Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the ...
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Ethiopia to host 19th World Export Development Forum

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:33
borkena. May 14, 2019. Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, will be hosting the 19th World Export Development Forum. International Trade Centre (ICT) ...
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Microsoft inaugurates Africa Development Centre in Nairobi, Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:20
Today at a media event in Nairobi, Microsoft executives introduced a special development in Kenya. But more importantly for the African continent as a ...
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Ethiopia Tops List of Countries with Displaced People – The Economist

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:11
Ethiopia tops the list of countries with displaced people, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. (The Economist). The Economist.
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Universal Periodic Review 33: Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:48
Thank you,. The UK recognises progress in Ethiopia. We welcome the opening of political and media space, the release of political prisoners and ...
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Black Mental Health Alliance to Host Kenya In Baltimore Fundraising Event

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:37
WHAT: In partnership with KOLUMN Magazine, Black Mental Health Alliance will host a fundraiser for Water is Life, a nonprofit that is brings clean, ...
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Addis Ababa Police captures 10700 pistols, 99785 bullets

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:26
The Addis Ababa Police Commission has said that it has seized 10,732 illegal pistols and 99, 785 bullets from arms dealers in the fist nine months of ...
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Q&A: 'Rafiki' film hopes to spark change in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:36
The 2018 film, Rafiki, by co-writer/director Wanuri Kahiu, follows Kena and Ziki, two friends who encourage one another to follow their dreams by ...
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How Haile Selassie made the Amharic language Ethiopia's lingua franca in the 1930s

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:00
Right from the 20th century when Ethiopia's Amharic was made the official language by Emperor Haile Selassie, it has been seen as one of a kind in ...
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