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Purdue Alum Creates Bandages to Save Lives in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 08:37
A skin infection called Kaposi Sarcoma—easily treated in the U.S.—claims about one million lives each year in Kenya. The situation puzzled a Purdue ...
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Indians held captive in Ethiopia over unpaid salaries

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 07:52
Seven Indian nationals are being held captive in western Ethiopia by local workers demanding their salaries, media reports say. The seven work for ...
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Fore! PGA Golfers to Visit Djibouti Troops

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 07:07
Being stationed in the hot, dry desert climate of Djibouti, Africa, around the holidays probably isn't very festive. But Camp Lemmonier, the U.S. ...
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Joint Letter on Ethiopia's New Draft NGO Law

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 06:56
29 November 2018. To: Prime Minister-, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Cc: Tagesse Chafo, Speaker of the House of Peoples' Representative. Your Excellency,.
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UNIDO ranks Kenya global leader in use of geothermal to generate power

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 06:33
VIENNA, Austria, Nov 29 – A United Nations agency has ranked Kenya as the global leader in the use of its geothermal resources to generate energy.
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Kenya join forces with 6 countries to safeguard Indian Ocean

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 06:11
Kenya loses about 10 billion shillings ($97 million) a year to foreign boats fishing without permission. Speaking on Wednesday during the sidelines of ...
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Team Curvy Kenya launches Kenyan chapter of Miss Plus World Pageant – PHOTOS

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 05:48
Kenya now joins South Africa as the two African countries which celebrate the African women through the Miss Plus World Pageant Franchise.
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Ethiopia airport becomes leading gateway to sub-Saharan Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 05:32
Amid a push to regain market share from Turkish Airlines and Emirates, Ethiopian Airline helped Addis Ababa become the largest hub for travellers to ...
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Visa policy raises Kenya ranking in Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 05:15
Kenya has moved six places up on visa openness progress in the continent helped by government's recent move to allow citizens from African States ...
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Kenya stagnates as Ghana move a place up in latest Fifa rankings

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 04:54
Congo dropped three places to sixth, above Ghana, who are seventh while Kenya is in position 21 in Africa. Kenya has stagnated at position 105 in ...
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Kenya's blue economy: Making ocean resources sustainable

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 04:41
Protecting the world's oceans by creating a sustainable water economy was the focus for thousands of entrepreneurs and environmental experts ...
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Kenya police 'shoot to free bribe suspects' in Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 04:40
Kenyan police have fired warning shots at anti-corruption officers to help two colleagues accused of bribery to escape from detention, Kenya's Ethics ...
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Kenya, Israel sign pact that will promote trade between states

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 02:26
Kenya and Israel on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the two countries improve on economic and commercial ...
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Google Unveils First Google Impact Challenge Kenya Finalists

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 02:15
Google has announced the finalists of the Google Impact Challenge that they announced some time back in May. The aim was to identify and fund the ...
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Libyan oil firm expands Kenya market, eyes energy services

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:18
Petroleum distributor OLA Energy Kenya is targeting to open 100 petroleum dealer outlets from its current 80 by 2019 as part of its profitability plan.
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PM's reforms sees Ethiopia become top feeder of air traffic to Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:08
Travel consultancy ForwardKeys said on Wednesday Addis Ababa airport had increased the number of international transfer passengers to ...
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Kenya police help colleagues escape anti-graft officers with warning shots

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:59
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police helped two colleagues who has been arrested for suspected corruption escape custody by firing warning shots to ...
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Report claims Djibouti can be transhipment hub

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00
Djibouti's has the potential to become a transhipment hub due to its strategic location and an increase in its port capacity, a report by the Oxford ...
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Addis Ababa has overtaken Dubai as the world's gateway into Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 23:24
Thanks to major political reforms and relaxed visa rules, Ethiopia has emerged as a destination and a transfer hub for long-haul travel to sub-Saharan ...
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Volleyball: Kenya Defence Forces to use KVF play-offs to prepare for 2019 regional military games

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 23:15
“This is our year of triumph. So, you better watch out this space.” Those were the words of Kenya Defence Forces team manager Alfred Ruto yesterday ...
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