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Morgue workers in Tanzania jailed for stealing drugs from corpse's stomach

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 08:07
Tanzanian police said Saturday that they had arrested two morgue employees in Dar es Salaam after they admitted to cutting open a dead man's ...
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Raila warned over independent candidates

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 07:00
Councils of elders of two communities in Homa Bay want Nasa presidential flag-bearer Raila Odinga to accommodate independent candidates from ...
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Tanzania: Training Centre to Boost Energy Access in Rural Areas

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 07:00
IN a bid to boost energy access in rural Tanzania, the government of the Republic of Korea, yesterday, revealed plans to open a training centre for ...
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Ethiopia charges two for 2016 festival violence that led to state of emergency

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:37
An Ethiopian High Court has formally charged two individuals with inciting violence during an annual festival in October 2016. The events after that led ...
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Kenya's first first lady- Mama Ngina Kenyatta

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:26
Kenya's first first lady! At 84 it is impossible to believe that Mama Ngina Kenyatta is actually that old. Described as a glamorous first lady, Mama Ngina ...
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[Photos] Ethiopia's Tedros returns home after historic WHO DG polls

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new head of the United Nation's leading health outfit, the World Health Organization (WHO), returned ...
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Japan pledges to continue supporting Kenya's energy sector

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 05:30
By MICHAEL MUMO, TAORMINA, Italy, May 27 – Japan has pledged to continue supporting Kenya's energy sector. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe gave ...
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World Health Organization gets its first African director-general, Tedros of Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 04:56
New role: Effective July 1, Tedros will become the first African director-general of the World Health Organization after being elected to the position at ...
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Kenya: President Kenyatta Arrives in Italy for G7 Summit

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 04:56
TAORMINA, Italy (PSCU) - President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Taormina, Italy, where he will showcase Kenya's achievements at the G7 Summit ...
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Read: Uhuru's speech during G7 summit in Italy

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 04:45
President Uhuru Kenyatta taking part in the Africa Outreach meeting at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy. /PSCU. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ ...
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Tanzania minister re-assures Ugandans on pipeline project

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 03:26
“You are not dealing with novices. You are dealing with people who have experience in handling such projects,” he said. Profpalamagambakabudi ...
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Tanzania Key Message Update, May 2017

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 03:26
Despite early season rainfall deficits, favorable rainfall in May has increased Msimu and Masika harvest prospects, and production is now expected to ...
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Kenya: President Kenyatta Due to Deliver 'Long-Overdue' Address to G7

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 03:03
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Saturday expected to deliver a historic speech at the G7 Summit in Italy in what he describe as the long ...
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HIV positive mother roots for healthy babies through mother mentoring

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 02:41
Mary Malonza's world almost came crushing on her after she tested positive for HIV in 2010. She was devastated after her mother-in-law refused to ...
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Tanzania: Ban On Plastic Bags Hailed

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 02:30
THE Royal Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, has commended the government's decision to ban plastic bags. The move is ...
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Diamond Platnumz flies to Kenya and speaks about burial of Zari's ex-husband

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 02:26
Celebrated Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz has opened up about the untimely death of ex-husband to his wife Zari Hassan, tycoon Ivan ...
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Kenya: Fighting Malnutrition In Rural Communities

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 01:33
Earlier this month, a 4×4 vehicle loaded with scales, a height measure, upper arm circumference tapes and food supplies departed from a hospital.
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Kabogo to Ruto: Mt Kenya votes not sure in 2022

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 23:07
William Kabogo, chairman of Kenya Alliance of Independent Candidates (KAIC) is blaming DP William Ruto for his political woes and the mess ...
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Hunter-gatherers win battle against Kenya government

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 22:22
The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights Friday ruled the Kenyan government had violated the rights and freedoms of the Ogiek ...
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Uganda, Tanzania eye oil pipeline for economic development

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:56
KAMPALA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Uganda and Tanzania on Friday signed an agreement which gives a legal framework to the construction of the East ...
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