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Ethiopia confirmed COVID-19 cases near 130000

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 23:03
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 467 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the ...
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Why there is disquiet in Uhuru's Mt Kenya backyard

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:03
The confusion in Mt Kenya linked to succession politics and the BBI. In Summary. The 2022 presidential battle and the alignments by politicians seeking ...
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High debt costs to slow Kenya's economic recovery - Moodys

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:56
Official data shows that Kenya's debt stood at 69.2 percent of the GDP in August 2020 · expects Kenya to lead the Sub-Saharan region out of the ...
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Massacre 'of 750' reported in Aksum church complex, Tigray, Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:00
Accounts have come from those who fled the town of Aksum and walked more than 200km to the regional capital, Mekelle. The massacre was first ...
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Ethiopia: Safe access and swift action needed for refugees in Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 16:52
The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed his deep concern over the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of ...
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Kenya is headed for IMF's bitter pill

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:00
Without a doubt, these are positive developments for cash-strapped Kenya. But it is important to put this debt service waiver by the Paris Club in a broad ...
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IOM Djibouti: Monthly Report #15 - November - December 2020

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:26
IOM continues to assist vulnerable migrants in the Migration Response Centre (MRC) in Obock where they receive food, non-food items (NFI), medical ...
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China should hear Kenya's cry for debt relief

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:16
As a consequence, Kenya is unable to service its external debt. The only way out of this conundrum is to request lenders to reschedule loan repayments.
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Conservation Nonprofit to Buy and Protect Land in Kenya and Brazil

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:07
A nonprofit founded by two Israeli professors has raised enough money to purchase and protect two plots of land. This is My Earth (TiME), created in ...
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Conservation Nonprofit to Buy and Protect Land in Kenya and Brazil

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:07
Because the organization completed its fundraising campaign to purchase 500 acres in the Serra Bonita mountain range of Brazil's Atlantic forest before ...
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Egyptians must obtain pre-approved visa before travelling to Ethiopia: Egyptian embassy

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:33
Egypt's embassy in Addis Ababa has called on all Egyptian citizens travelling to Ethiopia to obtain entry visas in advance, not upon arrival at Addis ...
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Chan 2021: Explosions at Limbe stadium days before Tanzania opener - Reports

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:54
Several vehicles were photographed in flames in an assault that has been reportedly claimed by a group called The Fako Action Forces. Explosions ...
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Ethiopia begins work on $125m irrigation dam in the Amhara region

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:47
Ethiopia has begun work on a $125m dam on the River Agma in the Blue Nile Basin in the drought-prone northeastern state of Amhara.
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Long-standing Sino-Ethiopia friendship reaches new level: Ethiopian minister

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:37
The remark was made by Melaku Alebel, Ethiopia's Minister of Trade and Industry, during his discussions with the Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, ...
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Ethiopia: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Tigray

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:31
The conflict between Ethiopia's government and the TPLF is fueling hardship in the Tigray region as sporadic fighting continues.
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At least 5 dead in Sudan border attack as tensions with Ethiopia escalate

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:52
Tensions have simmered between the two countries for decades over the contested Al-Fashqa region, which falls on the Sudanese side of their disputed ...
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Stray lion attacks herdsman in northern Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:41
DAR ES SALAAM, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A stray lion attacked a 32-year-old herdsman as he grazed his cattle near Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, ...
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IMF hopes to present Kenya program to its board in early 2021

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:41
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund is continuing to work with Kenyan authorities on a possible financing program and hopes ...
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IOM Flash Appeal Nothern Ethiopia Crisis - November 2020 - April 2021 I Published on 14 January ...

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:30
Since then, a large influx of refugees from Ethiopia's Tigray region have fled across the border to Eastern Sudan. As of 13 January 2021, the Government ...
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Populism faces test in Uganda and Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:07
William Ruto is steering the bumpy “hustler train” — a populist political narrative that advances an “us versus them” (haves versus have-nots) onslaught ...
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