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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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Kenya Ferry employee wins Sh22 million SportPesa mid week jackpot

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 06:00
Kenya Ferry employee Ezekiel Oimba, wins Sh22 million SportPesa mid-week jackpot. He says he will invest the money in real-estate.
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Kenya Ferry employee wins Ksh22m Sportpesa jackpot

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 05:14
The Christmas spirit blew into the coastal city of Mombasa with a little extra cheer for Gor Mahia FC fan Ezekiel Oimba, who became the latest ...
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Ethiopia introduces republican guard

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 03:58
The Government of Ethiopia on Sunday introduced a new republican guard, which will be in charge of protecting government officials and their ...
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Kenya Ferry staffer wins Sh22 million SportPesa mid-week jackpot

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 03:56
SportPesa midweek Jackpot winner Ezekiel Oimba receives a Sh22,244,187 dummy cheque from SportPesa marketing officer Louis Kalinga at Nyali ...
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Corporate chiefs speak of 2019 plans, prospects

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 03:45
The year 2018 has presented a bag of mixed fortunes for local captains of industry. Many of them are however forecasting a year of good tidings in the ...
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50 Rwandans graduate from Ethiopian aviation academy

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 03:33
Fifty Rwandan technicians have graduated from the Ethiopian Airforce Aviation Academy after training for two years, state media said. The Ethiopian ...
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Ethiopia inaugurates second toll road

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 03:33
The newly upgraded Dire Dawa – Dewale, the 220 kilometers road network linking Ethiopia with Djibouti, has gone operational. The toll road is the ...
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Ethiopian former rebels going to the bush again?

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 02:33
By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – Last week Mekelle University, which is found in the northern part of Ethiopia Tigray Region, has organized a ...
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Handshake bears peace dividend for Kenya's economy

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 02:26
If there is one thing that significantly transformed Kenya's socio-political and economic landscape in 2018, it can only be the March 9 political truce ...
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Inter-ethnic fighting in Ethiopia forcing millions to flee their homes

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 02:25
Ethiopia is going through one of the fastest growing displacement disasters worldwide. Three million people have been forced to flee their homes over ...
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Major Events that Shifted Kenya's Political Landscape in 2018

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 02:03
If anything is to go by, 2018 is the perfect embodiment of the layman's phrase,' A lot could happen in one year.' What began as a politically tense year ...
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Shoprite opens first outlet in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 01:41
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | South African retailer, Shoprite, has taken over space which was vacated by Nakumatt supermarkets at ...
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Elewana Lodo Springs to open in Kenya next year

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 01:41
Elewana Collection is proud to announce it will open Elewana Lodo Springs in June. The move will bring the total number of properties offered by the ...
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Mr and Miss Disability Kenya crowned

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 01:30
The annual Mr and Miss Disability Kenya took place at the Cool Breeze Hotel, Nairobi on Friday. The beauty pageant appreciates those living with ...
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Ethiopia Enacts Space Policy into Law

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 01:03
Ethiopia has passed a resolution to enact the Ethiopian Space Policy into law. This will enable Ethiopia to make use of outer space for peaceful ...
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