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Ethiopia's Somali party opens door for other Ethiopians

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 11:30
The Somali Peoples Democratic Party of Ethiopia today rebranded itself as Somali Democratic Party (SDP) opening its door for all Ethiopians from ...
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Ethiopia Opens Migration Agency at Ethiopian-Kenyan Border

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:56
Addis Ababa, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Government of Ethiopia opened Wednesday an agency in the southern town of Moyale to deal with irregular ...
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News: Sweden increases its development support to Ethiopia's ongoing reform by US$ 20 m over ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:22
Addis Abeba, April 03/2019 – The Swedish Government has decided to increase development cooperation with Ethiopia with approximately USD 20 ...
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Pilots in Ethiopia crash followed Boeing's emergency procedures: report

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:19
The pilots flying the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed in Ethiopia last month initially followed the plane maker's own emergency procedures, sources ...
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Pilots followed Boeing guidelines before Ethiopia crash: report

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:11
The airliner went down soon after taking off on March 10, killing 157 people in the second deadly crash of a 737 Max aircraft in less than five months, ...
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Boeing Software Under Scrutiny as Ethiopia Prepares Crash Report

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:11
Boeing anti-stall software forced down the nose of a doomed Ethiopian jet even after pilots had turned it off, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, as ...
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Boeing software under scrutiny as Ethiopia prepares crash report

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:11
SEATTLE/PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Boeing anti-stall software forced down the nose of a doomed Ethiopian jet even after pilots had turned it ...
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Tanzania's Vodacom CEO appears in court over economic sabotage charges

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:00
DAR ES SALAAM, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Vodacom Tanzania's managing director Hisham Hendi, an Egyptian national, and four other people on ...
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Tanzania charges Vodacom Tanzania MD with economic crimes: court documents

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:00
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian authorities on Wednesday charged the managing director of Vodacom Tanzania with economic crimes, court ...
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Kenya lauds new strategy in fight against doping by big city marathon organizers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 09:48
NAIROBI, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Kenya has termed as good news in its campaign to have clean sports decision by World Marathon Majors (WMM) and ...
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WRAPUP 3-Boeing software under scrutiny as Ethiopia prepares crash report

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 09:31
(Adds Boeing statement, analyst, and shares). * MCAS software kicked in as many as four times - sources. * Unclear if pilots reactivated system or not.
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Kenya-Somalia tensions thaw with envoys due back in stations

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 09:08
NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 3 – Kenya and Somalia are set to normalise diplomatic relations after nearly two months of diplomatic tensions over a maritime ...
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Ethiopia PM attends party conference of Somali regional state

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 08:18
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday arrived in capital of the eastern Somali regional state, Jigjiga, to attend the closing conference of ...
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Vodacom Tanzania CEO charged with economic sabotage crimes, remanded

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 08:07
Dar es Salaam. Vodacom Tanzania managing director, Hisham Hendi and four others today appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court for ...
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Armenia aiming to boost tech cooperation with Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 08:07
PanARMENIAN.Net - Expansion of relations with the countries of the African continent, including Ethiopia, are amongArmenia's foreign policy priorities ...
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Progress on Press Freedom in Ethiopia: Daily Brief

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 08:07
Plus: Death by stoning in Brunei; new threat to free press in Singapore; will Jordan protect girls from child marriage?; tracking Egypt's crackdown on ...
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Tanzania charges Vodacom Tanzania MD with economic crimes: court documents

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:41
By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala and Omar Mohammed. DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian authorities on Wednesday charged the managing ...
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UPDATE 1-Vodacom Tanzania says MD questioned by police over network use

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:22
(Background, details). DAR ES SALAAM, April 3 (Reuters) - Vodacom Tanzania 's managing director and several other employees were questioned ...
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Vodacom Tanzania says MD questioned by police over network use

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:22
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Vodacom Tanzania's managing director and several other employees were questioned by the police on Wednesday ...
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Kenya says financial services inclusion rate covers 82.9 pct of adult population

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:22
NAIROBI, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's financial services and products inclusion rate rose to 82.9 percent of the adult population in 2019, up from 26.7 ...
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