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New billionaires: Kenya leads in Africa list

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:05
A bunch of the current notes [picture courtesy] Kenya leads the African continent in minting new billionaires, raising fresh concern about the widening ...
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The Last of Ethiopia's Vanishing Forests Are Clinging to Sacred Churches

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 13:18
In Northern Ethiopia, the natural environment and the spiritual environment are entwined. There are just 1,022 forests that remain in the region known ...
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Ethiopia's church forests under threat from human activity

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 13:07
In Ethiopia, churches are surrounded by forests — a unique tradition which fosters a rich biodiversity and a special cultural environment. But now, this ...
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Shamari DeVoe Claps Back At People Who Miss Kenya Moore And Phaedra Parks On RHOA ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:11
There are a lot of people who are missing Phaedra Parks and especially Kenya Moore on the RHOA show. The TV series' fans always tell Kenya for ...
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Aviation Workers Strike, Stall Operations in Kenya's Main Airport

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:00
More than 5,000 members of the Kenya Aviation Workers Union went on strike Wednesday, stalling operations at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ...
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Inside the Umoja community in Kenya where women rule – and men are banned

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:37
In our series The World of Mothers, we look at what motherhood means around the globe. In this installment, we look at a community in Kenya healing ...
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Ethiopian tour companies complain of losing booth at Berlin travel trade

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:40
Tourism Ethiopia, formerly known as the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO), a government agency that is given the responsibility of promoting and ...
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Kenya, Somalia to 'work towards peace' in sea border spat

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:07
Kenya and Somalia agreed Wednesday "to work towards peace" in a spat over an oil- and gas-rich region of the Indian Ocean, said the office of ...
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Something Super Creepy Happened During Kenya Moore's Reading With Tyler Henry: Watch!

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:56
Well, that's a sign! Something super creepy happens during this week's episode of Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry and the eerie moment even ...
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Flights resume after Kenya airport strike

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:11
Hundreds of air passengers were stranded in Kenya after a strike by workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of ...
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Tanzania Authorities Cite Bias in Banning of Major English Newspaper

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:00
Freedom of expression is under attack once again in Tanzania. Last Wednesday, government authorities notified editors of Tanzania's major English ...
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Business for Good: Grad Helps Bring Microinsurance to Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 08:26
At Bethel, Dan Wanous '15 learned how business could rise above profits and shareholders to be a force for good. That led him to a career at Thrivent ...
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Ethiopia Learns from Philippines (PH) Expertise on Labor Migration

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 08:26
A high-level delegation from the Ethiopia Government visited the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on 27 February 2019 as part of a six-day study ...
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Kenya says flights operations normalizing at capital airport

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 08:26
NAIROBI, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan airport authorities said Wednesday flights operations which have been affected by an illegal strike by a section ...
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Kenya airport strike leaves thousands stranded

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 08:15
Thousands of passengers have been stranded after a strike by workers at Kenya's four main airports. The strikers say they are unhappy over a ...
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Ethiopia vows to support Chinese companies to engage in tech, innovation sectors

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 08:03
ADDIS ABABA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- As a growing number of Chinese companies express keen interest in Ethiopia's technology and ...
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Kenya, Somalia agree to deescalate diplomatic tensions – Ethiopia PM says

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 07:41
NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 6 – Kenya and Somalia have committed to peace while undertaking to amicably resolve the current maritime dispute at talks ...
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Ethiopia's Remote Afar: an Ancient Way of Life Continues in a Modernising Country

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 07:18
Once made infamous through explorers' tales of old, Ethiopia's remote northeast Afar region both conforms to and contradicts stereotypes.
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Kenya police fire tear gas as strike strands travellers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 06:45
Nairobi: Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi airport on Wednesday, and some were treated for tear gas exposure, as striking workers and ...
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Ethiopia diplomacy pays off in cooling Kenya-Somalia tensions

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 06:11
A mediation led by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has yielded positive results with Kenya and Somalia agreeing on Wednesday to deescalate ...
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