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Sh40 billion may have been lost in Pipeline tender

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:37
A man walking along the already set 20-inch 450km Kenya Pipeline Company [KPC} pipes at Kokotoni in this picture taken on July 15, 2015. PHOTO ...
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Kenya: Uhuru Cancels Tours of Upper Eastern and Western Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:03
President Uhuru Kenyatta has, for the second time in as many days, cancelled tours of upper eastern and western Kenya. On Tuesday, State House ...
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Which way Wacu?

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:03
Flamboyant national team and Kenya Prisons setter Jane Wacu hopes of joining Kenya Pipeline received a major blow after her release letter was ...
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Kenya to adopt new testing kit for TB

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 14:52
Mellen Kimaiga, a tuberculosis testing specialist, explains how the GeneXpert machine, which tests for the disease, works. PHOTO | SARAH OOKO ...
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Kenya receives Sh32m equipment to detect nuclear attack

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:56
Kenya has received equipment worth Sh32 million which can detect chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attack. The donation from the ...
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Raila's sister speaks on relationship with the Kenyattas

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:45
Opposition leader Raila Odinga's younger sister, Ruth Odinga, recalls with nostalgia the family's relationship with the Kenyattas. It stretches back to ...
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Secrets of John Michuki's 1973 will revealed

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:33
On February 21, 2012, John Njoroge Michuki took his final bow and with him went an 80-year-old legacy of a man who rose from obscurity to the ...
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China is building a new base in Africa that creates 'significant operational security' issues for the ...

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:11
SP-MAGTF Djibouti Africa US Marine instructors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa with members of Djiboutian Groupe ...
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Miner Acacia denies violating Tanzania concentrate export ban

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:52
March 28 Gold miner Acacia Mining Plc on Tuesday denied allegations that it was trying to export gold and copper concentrates in spite of a ban by ...
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Miner Acacia denies violating Tanzania concentrate export ban

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:52
March 28 (Reuters) - Gold miner Acacia Mining Plc on Tuesday denied allegations that it was trying to export gold and copper concentrates in spite of ...
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WFP Tanzania Country Brief, February 2017

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:18
WFP assisted 10,000 refugees in Nyarugusu refugee camp through its Cash Based Transfer Pilot. The cash programme adds TShs 200 million (USD ...
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Kenya's top athlete robbed in Uganda as rude officers watched

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:07
Kenya might have tossed to winning the overall title during World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, but not for the 2013 World 3,000m ...
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Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:07
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the ...
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Tanzania to raise spending by 7 pct in 2017/18 fiscal year

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:56
DAR ES SALAAM, March 28 (Reuters) - Tanzania plans to raise spending by 7 percent to 31.69 trillion shillings ($14.23 billion) in its 2017/18 ...
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Kenya's grain production rebounds

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:11
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. — Kenya's corn, wheat and rice production for the marketing year 2017-18 is forecast to increase due to a drought recovery ...
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Medicinal plant gardens prescribed to cure Kenya's health woes

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:30
BUSIA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colletta Anyango saunters around a large, well-kept garden, carefully identifying and plucking the ...
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Tanzania: Establishment of New Gene Bank Critical to Sisal Development

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:18
SISAL farmers have proposed the formation of a new sisal gene bank to revive the ailing industry. THE survival of any crop, experts say, depends on ...
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Head to Laikipia, Kenya for a High-Luxury Conservation Experiment

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:15
We are off into the blue as our helicopter catches air and the sound of Garth Brooks fills our Bose headphones. “One of my Texas playlists,” remarks ...
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Ethiopia: US Government Inaugurates New National Public Health Training Center

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 07:56
The first state-of-the-art National Public Health Training Center, constructed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...
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Ethiopia: Time to Release the Hostage Heritages

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 07:56
So many foreign history researchers, for so many years, have been interested in and have been studying the ancient civilizations of Ethiopia.
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