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Canada grants WHO Kenya Ksh 120m to combat COVID-19

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 08:52
The Government of Canada is providing WHO Kenya with a grant worth Ksh 120, 723,003.38 to support government's efforts to control the spread of ...
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How Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam became Egypt's Nakba

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 08:52
The GERD could displace millions of Egyptians and Sisi should be held fully responsible for this national disaster. An aerial view of water levels at the ...
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Kenya's On Course To Become Africa's Second Country With Nuclear Energy

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 08:41
East Africa's largest economy has ambitions to set up nuclear power plants in an effort to diversify its electricity generation mix. The latest development ...
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Coronavirus - Kenya: Canada and WHO working together to combat COVID-19 at a critical stage in ...

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 08:18
In recent weeks we have observed with concern the rising numbers of COVID cases and scaling up of community transmission in Kenya. We have ...
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ETHIOPIA: Mercy Corps calls for tenders on mini-grids in 3 refugee camps

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 08:07
As part of a partnership with the Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell, the humanitarian organization Mercy Corps has recently launched a call for proposals ...
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Global Tanzania Mobile Market is Booming Worldwide to Show Significant Growth over the ...

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 07:00
Reportspedia presents an updated and Latest Study on “Global Tanzania Mobile Market Report 2019”. This Tanzania Mobile industry report provides ...
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Okumu: Kenya defender returns from injury as IF Elfsborg held in Sweden

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 06:37
The Harambee Stars striker featured for 70 minutes after returning from an injury layoff in his team's league fixture. Kenya international Joseph Okumu ...
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GOAL-developed COVID-19 infant nutrition guidelines in operation at Ethiopia's refugee camps

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 06:26
As the United Nations warns that Coronavirus-linked malnutrition is killing 10,000 more children a month, GOAL implements its COVID-19 nutrition ...
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Kenya: Virus outbreak among staff forces ministry shut

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 06:15
NAIROBI, Kenya. A ministry in Kenya has been temporarily shut down after dozens of staff members tested positive for COVID-19, local media ...
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Covid-19: Millions of chicks destroyed in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 06:03
Millions of chicks have been destroyed by poultry farmers in Ethiopia due to a severe drop in demand from the hotel sector, which is battling under the ...
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Kenya's domestic borrowings up in July amid COVID-19 response

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 05:43
Almost record monthly figures in regards to the Kenyan government borrowing marked the first month of the new fiscal year collecting over $2 billion ...
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Kenya Airways, RwandAir Return to the skies

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:56
After 129 days of government restrictions on international flights, Kenya Airways will return to the skies in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic that has ...
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Investing in rural people in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:45
Since 1980, IFAD has invested US$751.6 million in 20 programmes and projects in Ethiopia, with an overall cost of US$2,157.6 million and benefiting ...
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New UK science funding to support Kenya's coronavirus response

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:45
The UK announced support for innovative scientific research that will help individual Kenyan scientists detect coronavirus antibodies in blood donors, ...
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Kenya on course for $5bn nuclear plant to power industry

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:22
By David Herbling. JOHANNESBURG - Kenya's nuclear agency submitted impact studies for a $5 billion power plant, and said it's on course to build ...
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Kenya on Course for $5 Billion Nuclear Plant to Power Industry

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:22
(Bloomberg) --. Kenya's nuclear agency submitted impact studies for a $5 billion power plant, and said it's on course to build and start operating the ...
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Tanzania's accidental mining millionaire twice blessed

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:22
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania. A small-scale artisanal miner in Tanzania who became an overnight millionaire in June after his mining firm found two ...
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Kenya on Course for $5 Billion Nuclear Plant to Power Industry

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:22
Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter. Kenya's nuclear agency submitted impact studies for a $5 billion power ...
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Kenya 's horticulture earning beat the odds presented by current COVID-19 pandemic

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 03:25
Earnings from Kenya's horticulture in the first half of the year rose to US $751m against US $706m in the same period in 2019, despite trade ...
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Tanzania's opposition picks Tundu Lissu to battle Magufuli in 2020 polls

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 01:27
Dar es Salaam. Tanzania's main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the ...
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