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Kenya reconnects using new virtual safaris

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 02:18
Kenya cabinet secretary for tourism and wildlife, Najib Balala, has launched a virtual live stream campaign to showcase game safaris in parks and ...
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Kenya bans single-use plastics in protected areas

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 01:28
Plastic pollution is one of the most serious threats to the planet's health. Single-use plastics are polluting the majority of ecosystems from rainforests to ...
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UN-Habitat expands response to COVID-19 in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 01:11
Kenyan Minister praises youth involvement in preventing COVID-19 during launch of UN-Habitat's expanded response. Nairobi, 4 June 2020 ...
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Kenya Tops Angola as Sub-Saharan Africa's No. 3 Economy

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 01:00
Kenya surpassed Angola as sub-Saharan Africa's third-largest economy in dollar terms, according to International Monetary Fund estimates. Angola ...
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Kenya's trading value down by Sh39 billion in April as COVID-19 continues to disrupt the economy

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:37
NAIROBI, Kenya, June 5- Kenya's trading value with international counterparts declined in the month of April by Sh39 billion, reflecting how the ...
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Ethiopia official: 'Egypt mobilises oppositionists in Oromia to ignite chaos, block dam project'

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:03
A government official in the Ethiopian Oromia region accused Egypt of attempting to mobilise oppositionists to create chaos, in light of the ...
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Despite snags, Ethiopia scales up massive tree-planting campaign

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 23:41
Ethiopians planted four billion trees last year and are aiming for five billion this year—but there are concerns many seedlings don't grow. Braving a ...
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Despite snags, Ethiopia scales up massive tree-planting campaign

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 23:41
Buee (Ethiopia) (AFP). Braving a heavy downpour, hundreds of farmers spent a full day planting 20,000 acacia seedlings on a barren hillside outside ...
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Despite snags, Ethiopia scales up massive tree-planting campaign

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 23:41
Buee (Ethiopia) (AFP) - Braving a heavy downpour, hundreds of farmers spent a full day planting 20,000 acacia seedlings on a barren hillside outside ...
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Sh32 billion more piled on Kenya's debt

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 23:00
Kenya's debt continues to grow, with the latest information showing that the government borrowed at least Sh132 billion in the past seven months.
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Covid-19: New infections emerge in Eritrea

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 21:37
ADDIS ABABA. Eritrea says two people have tested positive for Covid-19, three weeks after the nation announced all its confirmed patients had ...
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Tullow Oil exit from Kenya, Uganda raises capacity queries

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 21:14
... • Tullow Oil and Total have since hired French bank Natixis to run the joint sale process for Blocks 10 BA, 10 BB and 13T in the South Lokichar ...
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Repatriation flight from Djibouti to reach on Friday

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 20:30
Published: 05th June 2020 07:01 AM | Last Updated: 05th June 2020 07:01 AM | A+A A-. By Express News Service. KOCHI: The second repatriation ...
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COVID-19: A camel library takes remote learning to new levels

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 20:30
A camel library is giving children out of school in some of Ethiopia's most remote villages a unique opportunity to continue reading and learning, ...
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Tanzania: '25 Received Peacocks to Make Butiama Attractive to Visitors'

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:45
THE 25 peacocks handed over to Mama Maria Nyerere by President John Magufuli recently will make Butiama more attractive to visitors. Mr Madaraka ...
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Police killing of George Floyd strikes a cord in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:45
Early this week, Nafula Wafula, a Kenyan activist, got a call from an American friend living in Nairobi. They talked about the recent killing of George ...
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Ethiopia arrests seven foreigners for facebook scam

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 15:15
Ethiopian Federal Police Commission Crime Investigation Bureau arrested seven foreigners who cheated over 2.5 million birr from Ethiopians using ...
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IndieWire Critics Roundtable: '#blackAF' and the Dilemmas of Black Criticism

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 14:30
Reviews of Kenya Barris' new Netflix series “#blackAF” have been mixed at best; critical consensus is that it's uncertain what Barris is trying to say in ...
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Ethiopia moves towards liberalised telecommunications sector

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:48
The private sector will have the chance to bid for two licences in Ethiopia's telecommunications sector, as the industry's governing body invites ...
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Energy Leaders Give Insight on the Future of Kenya's Oil and Gas Transition

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:03
Africa Oil & Power and the Africa Energy Chamber hosted a webinar on Thursday under the theme 'Moving Kenya Forward: Oil Production and New ...
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