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Watch: Maltese priest says describes Christmas in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:56
Christmas celebrations in Kenya differ from the celebrations in Malta, according to Canon Mario Cassar who is currently based in Kenya. Canon ...
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Kenya: PSVs Mull Reducing Fares After Low Passenger Turnout

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:22
Kenya — Passenger Service Vehicle (PSV) operators in most upcountry terminals are grappling with low passenger numbers after fare hikes ...
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Kenya's homeless epidemic: Aid groups struggling

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:22
Charities and volunteers trying to bring relief to street kids, more than 40 percent of people live below poverty line. by Zein Basravi. 15 hours ago.
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Kenya Ferry employee wins Sh22m Sportpesa jackpot

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:11
Ezekiel Oimba, a Kenya Ferry Service employee, is the winner Sh22 million Sportpesa jackpot. The 39-year-old Oimba was on Christmas Eve ...
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Cars stolen from Kampala now mostly sold in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:00
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ADV) – In 2017, about 354 cars were stolen from Kampala alone and most of them sold in Kenya, sources said Monday.
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Why government lifted Marie Stopes abortion ban

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 08:48
Marie Stopes clinics has complied with conditions set by the government for it to provide abortion services in the country. The conditions, which are ...
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Kenya Student Among 3 Arrested With Cocaine, Marijuana In Hyderabad: Cops

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 08:26
A student from Kenya and two other local persons were arrested for allegedly selling narcotics to students in Hyderabad, police said on Monday.
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Kenya shilling slides against dollar in Christmas Eve trading

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 08:15
NAIROBI, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan shilling slid 0.44 percent against the U.S. dollar on the eve of Christmas trading on Monday as demand for the ...
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Cops probe rape, murder of security guard in Limuru

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 08:11
Police officers with residents at the scene where the body of a security guard was found dumped in Limuru, December 24, 2018. /GEORGE MUGO ...
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Kenya urged to review capital market rules to boost investment

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 08:03
NAIROBI, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya has been advised to boost investment in the capital markets through privatization of state corporations and review ...
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Spotlight: Chinese firms give crucial impetus to Ethiopia's infrastructure ambition

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 07:40
ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- As Ethiopia embarked on huge infrastructure development, the engagement of Chinese companies, from road to ...
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Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 70 | 10 - 23 December 2018

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 07:30
HIGHLIGHTS. Benishangul Gumuz IDP Rapid Response Plan seeks US$25.5 million. Emergency Operations Center (EOC) set up for coordinated IDP ...
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Ethiopia requests for release of 18 nationals detained in Qatar

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 07:25
Ethiopia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has asked Qatar to release 18 of its nationals detained in the Middle Eastern country. In a statement ...
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Ethiopia: 15 arrested for links to assassination group

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 07:07
By Addis Getachew. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. Ethiopian authorities arrested 15 suspects for their alleged links to a clandestine group carrying out ...
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Kenya lifts abortion ban on global charity Marie Stopes

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 07:07
LONDON, Dec 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya has lifted a ban on Marie Stopes carrying out abortions in the country after a review found it ...
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Kenya: Global Compact on Refugees must be quickly anchored in national policy

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 06:38
By Victor Nyamori, Amnesty International's Refugee Coordinator for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes. 24 December 2018, 14:28 UTC.
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Elite force formed in Ethiopia to protect leaders

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 06:22
An elite force has been created in Ethiopia responsible for protecting officials including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, after a deadly blast while he ...
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Elite force formed in Ethiopia to protect leaders

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 06:22
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has promised reforms to promote national unity after years of hardline rule. An elite force has been created in ...
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Giving birth in a traditional Maasai hut in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 06:11
A hospital in Kenya has built a traditional Maasai hut to encourage women to access maternity services. Since the manyatta was built in the grounds at ...
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Olympic champ Kipchoge epitomizes Kenya's dominance in athletics as curtains draws on 2018

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 06:05
Nairobi Dec 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya once more proved its prowess in track and field. As the curtains draws on the eventful 2018 season, one of the ...
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