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Tanzania parliament suspended as another lawmaker dies

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 08:18
The speaker of the National Assembly Job Ndugai yesterday suspended parliamentary sessions following the death of Sumve MP Richard Ndassa in ...
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Armadale raises £550 000 to advance Tanzania project

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 07:56
Aim-listed Armadale Capital has raised £550 000 through a private subscription with certain existing high-net-worth shareholders in the company.
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Fans Still Shade Kenya Moore Over This Classic Real Housewives of Atlanta Moment

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 07:56
The Real Housewives has afforded many women the opportunity to get support for their latest business venture from their friends and fans alike.
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Locust invasion “extremely alarming” in Kenya, Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 07:45
The spread of dessert locust worm in Eastern Africa has continued posing severe danger to food production in Ethiopia and Kenya, as the latest UN ...
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Seven die, 134 treated after cholera outbreak in northern Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 07:33
Seven people have died following a cholera in North Horr in Marsabit County, northern Kenya. County Health Executive Jama Wolde Thursday said ...
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Kenya might not send team to Confed Cup

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 07:22
Bandari FC skipper Felly Mulumba receives the FKF Shield title from Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa at the Kasarani Stadium on ...
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UPDATE 2-Kenya's economy to rebound in 2021 - central bank governor

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 07:22
... * Says diversified economy, bank policy has kept shilling stable. * Says government working on mechanism to cushion small businesses (Adds ...
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Uganda beefs up security at common border with Tanzania amid COVID-19 pandemic

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 06:51
KAMPALA, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Uganda has beefed up security on a common border lake with Tanzania to prevent illegal entry amid the COVID-19 ...
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ADVISORY-Kenya financial markets closed on May 1

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 06:37
NAIROBI, April 30 (Reuters) - Kenya's financial markets will be closed on Friday, May 1, for Labour Day. Trading will resume on Monday, May 4.
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India Gifts Kenya Prohibited Covid-19 Drug

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 06:35
Following bilateral talks between India and Kenya, the country was on Wednesday, April 29, gifted a batch of the prohibited Hydroxychloroquine ...
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Politicians discuss fate of Ethiopia amid election suspension

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 06:15
Following the suspension of the upcoming July general election because of COVID-19, which forced the country to declare a state of emergency for ...
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Ethiopians flee Djibouti as coronavirus cases rise

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 05:52
Addis Ababa,. Ethiopia is imposing tighter controls at its border with Djibouti after authorities noticed an unusual spike in the number of returning ...
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Maize imports drop amid rise in Kenya's overall import bill

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 05:30
[Edward Kiplimo/Standard] Kenya's overall import bill continued to rise last year even as imports of key grains dropped significantly. According to the ...
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Athletics Kenya refute doping accusations after syringe image goes viral

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 05:07
Athletics Kenya has hit back at accusations of "widespread doping" in the nation's track and field hub of Iten after an image of syringes on a Norwegian ...
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Kenya ranked fourth in budget transparency

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:45
Kenya has been ranked fourth and given a score of 50 out of 100, with regard to transparency in budgets, according to the 2019 Open Budget Survey.
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Kenya's economy to grow by an estimated 6.4% in 2021 - central bank governor

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:22
Adds background, context. NAIROBI, April 30 (Reuters) - Kenya's economy is expected to rebound with growth of 6.4% in 2021 compared with an ...
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Kenya's central bank has no target for shilling exchange rate - governor

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:11
NAIROBI, April 30 (Reuters) - Kenya's central bank has no target for the shilling exchange rate and only intervenes in the market to smooth out ...
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UPDATE 1-Kenya's economy to grow by an estimated 6.4% in 2021 - central bank governor

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:00
(Adds background, context). NAIROBI, April 30 (Reuters) - Kenya's economy is expected to rebound with growth of 6.4% in 2021 compared with an ...
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Kenya lauds World Athletics global fund to bail out athletes

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:00
Millicent Ndoro cross 200Mts Women race to win Nairobi County 2nd Athletics Kenya, Track and Field events at Moi International Sports Centre ...
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James Mwangi, Family donate Sh300mn to fight COVID-19 in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 02:52
NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 30 – Dr. James Mwangi, the Group CEO and MD of Equity Group, has set the pace for Kenya's wealthy class after he and his ...
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