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Ethiopia adds 1.7 million jobs in first-half of 2021

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 10:03
In February this year, Job Creation Commission said close to 1.7 million jobs were created in the six months prior in Ethiopia. Fri May 28 2021 ...
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A Cave Site in Kenya's Forests Reveals the Oldest Human Burial in Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 09:03
However, the remains of a child buried almost 80,000 years ago under an overhang at Panga ya Saidi cave in Kenya is providing important new details.
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Tanzania: Cross-Border Maize Trade Held Up Again Amid Fresh Problems

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 08:57
Arusha/Dar — Maize exports to Kenya have run into problems again, this time being the shortage of aflatoxin testing kits. This comes at a time when ...
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Hard Labour: The Surrogacy Industry in Kenya – Part I

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 06:03
Commercial surrogacy agencies market Kenya as a safe, affordable and welcoming surrogacy destination to desperate and guileless foreign couples ...
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Ep25: Kenya's kangaroo dads, artisans puzzled over Buy Malawi scheme, from huts to homes in ...

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 06:03
This week, Africa Calling podcast brings you feature reports from our correspondents on the African continent. From Kenya, we take a look at how new ...
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Health experts in Kenya probing new coronavirus strain

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 05:18
The variant is, however, still under investigation to establish its genetic composition. · Health ministry experts say having two variants in one could be ...
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How CSI Kenya is helping boost efforts to end wildlife crime

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 04:56
The illegal trade of wildlife - estimated to be worth $23 billion - poses a major security challenge to law enforcement across the globe due to its close ...
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Ethiopia reports 347 new COVID-19 cases

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 04:56
The ministry said 19 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 4,127. The East African country reported 1,210 more recoveries, taking the ...
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COVID-19 relief: Kenya donates 12 tonnes of food products to India

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 04:56
Indian Red Cross Society Vice-Chairman (Maharashtra branch) Homi Khusrokhan said the donation symbolises the empathy that the people of Kenya ...
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Why Covid-19 is deadlier in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 03:37
The findings were based on data from 64 hospitals across Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa ...
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Will South Africa's MTN get lucky in Ethiopia's 2nd round of telco licensing?

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 03:37
South African operator MTN may well be in the running to receive Ethiopia's second telecoms licence in a few months. The Ethiopian government ...
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In Abiy's Ethiopia, press freedom flourished then fear returned

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 01:11
When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took over in 2018 and freed dozens of jailed members of the media as part of a raft of political reforms, ...
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In Abiy's Ethiopia, press freedom flourished then fear returned

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 01:00
By Maggie Fick. NAIROBI (Reuters) – When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took over in 2018 and freed dozens of jailed members of the media ...
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