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New orders fuel Kenya's private sector activity in Sept -PMI

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 02:30
NAIROBI, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Kenya's private sector activity grew for the fifth straight month in September, boosted by an increase in new orders for ...
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Kenya Railways bans drinks, cooked food in trains

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 02:30
However, this did not go down well with Kenyans online who complained about the quality of food served in SGR commuter trains. Others also asked ...
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Ethiopia Welcomes First Dedicated TV Platform: Ethiosat

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 01:56
For years, Ethiopian TV viewers have had to navigate through a plethora of multinational content in a variety of foreign languages in order to locate ...
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Graphite project in Tanzania is the find of a lifetime

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:37
Exclusive interview with Andrew Cunningham, Director of Walkabout Resources in Tanzania, a bronze sponsor at the upcoming East & Central Africa ...
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Kenya still king of mobile money – IMF Survey

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 19:56
The value of mobile money transactions to GDP in Kenya has more than doubled since 2009, from 23 per cent to 47 per cent in 2017; Last year, ...
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Balala confident on tourism as Nairobi hosts Magical Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 19:56
Key markets expected to drive this year's growth include the US, UK, India, Germany and China. Key regional markets remain Uganda and Tanzania.
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Sport Pesa Dismisses All 400 Employees In Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 17:07
Kenya's top betting operator SportPesa has dismissed all of its 400 employees as the company is set to pull out of the Kenyan market altogether.
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Disappearing acts: Where did our old Kenya shilling notes go?

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 16:33
The Business Daily reported on Tuesday: “It was business as usual for many banks and currency dealers Monday as the old …[Kenya shilling 1,000 ...
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Tim Horton's Brings Kenya's Ice Hockey Team To Canada

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 16:00
Despite its 54-year history, Tim Horton's was in a tough spot leading into 2018. Declining consumer love. A public dispute with franchisees. Reduced ...
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Lessons Kenya can learn from Dubai

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 16:00
[File, Standard] Dubai has positioned itself as an investment hub for entrepreneurs from around the world by providing an enabling environment to ...
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Cal Poly music students travel to Kenya for cultural exchange program

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 15:25
The power of music took six Cal Poly students and two music professors to Nairobi, Kenya this summer. For two weeks, the students sang all day, ...
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Kenya's Kids is newest exhibit at Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 13:56
The new exhibit at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center, 4400 SW 10th Ave. is Kenya's Kids. In the exhibit, families discover what life is like for ...
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International Health Officials and Tanzania Clash Over Potential Ebola Case

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 13:45
Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF(Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment centre in Goma, ...
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“Circus Abyssinia” – Joyous Feats of Wonder from Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 13:33
A troupe of Ethiopian acrobats are performing a mesmerizing presentation at the Children's Theatre Company. Co-creators Bibi and Bichu ...
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Netherlands to return stolen 18th Century crown to Ethiopia after refugee hid it for 21 years

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 13:00
Hidden for 21 years in a Dutch flat, an 18th Century Ethiopian crown finally heads home. The crown was stolen from the East African country dubbed ...
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Kenya attracts new buyers at 2019 Magical Expo

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 12:48
The expo which is the largest travel forum in the region has brought together business people from 50 countries across the world. KTB CEO Dr Betty ...
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Closing the 'skills gap': A Chinese scholarship's impact in rural Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 12:37
Harriet Kariuki's education was jump-started by tea. Sales of the crop, which dominate the fields near her home in Kenya's Kirinyaga county, helped ...
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Cecafa U20: Kenya and Tanzania set to face off in derby final

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 12:03
The two nations will meet in the ultimate stage of the regional tournament after clashing in Group B's match where they drew 2-2. Kenya and Tanzania ...
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Kenya eyes ten pct growth in international tourist arrivals in 2019

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:18
NAIROBI, Oct.2 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Wednesday expressed optimism that it will achieve a ten percent growth in international tourist arrivals in 2019, ...
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Ethiopia's Orthodox Christians denounce rise in arson attacks

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:07
A major festival to commemorate the discovery of Jesus' cross took place amid great tension in Ethiopia after a spate of arson attacks on churches.
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