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Kenya's gay sex ban [The Morning Call]

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 02:41
Same sex relations in Kenya remain punishable by 14 years in jail. This follows a much anticipated ruling on Friday last week, in which the High Court ...
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Ethiopia: From TPLF frying pan into Ethno-anarchy fire? last part

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 02:30
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – I concluded Part 1 by stating that I believe the PM has been irretrievably losing considerable political capital, since at least ...
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Questions raised over Ethiopian map with glaring mistake on it

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 01:11
Ethiopia's foreign ministry has issued an apology after publishing a map on its website that did not include neighbouring Somalia. The inaccurate map ...
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The $4.4 Billion Energy Plan for Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 01:00
(Bloomberg) -- Reykjavik Geothermal, a power developer backed by hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II, is about to kick off a $4.4 billion ...
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Kenya engages World Bank for $750 mln loan for budget support

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 00:48
NAIROBI, May 28 (Reuters) - Kenya is negotiating with the World Bank for a $750 million loan for budgetary support, documents on the proposed ...
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Kenya engages World Bank for $750 million loan for budget support

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 00:48
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya is negotiating with the World Bank for a $750 million loan for budgetary support, documents on the proposed funding ...
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Al-Shabaab in Kenya: cross-border attacks and recruitment

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 23:52
Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda-affiliated extremism group endemic to Somalia, has claimed yet another attack on Somali and international forces near the ...
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Kenya: Justice Refuses To Decriminalize Homosexuality

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 23:30
The penal code states that anyone who has "carnal knowledge against the order of nature" can be imprisoned for 14 years. Kenya's high court, in a ...
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Kenya: Justice Refuses To Decriminalize Homosexuality

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 23:30
Kenya's high court, in a much-awaited verdict, has refused to scrap colonial-era laws criminalizing homosexuality, fearing this would lead to same-sex ...
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Ethiopia forced to pull down map after 'unacceptable mistake' spotted on social media

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 20:52
With a passing glance, you might not think there was anything offensive about a map of Africa posted on the Ethiopia's foreign ministry last week.
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Ethiopia apologizes after deleting Somalia from map

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 20:30
Ethiopia's foreign ministry apologized for posting a a map of Africa on its website that erased Somalia, incorporating the coastal nation within its ...
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Ethiopia repeats sweep in BolderBoulder race

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 19:56
BOULDER, Colo. -- Ethiopia repeated a sweep in the men's and women's team competitions at the 41st annual BolderBoulder 10-kilometer road race ...
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Ethiopia repeats sweep in 41st BolderBoulder race

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 19:56
BOULDER, Colo. — Ethiopia repeated a sweep in the men's and women's team competitions at the 41st annual BolderBoulder 10-kilometer road race ...
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Ethiopia wipes Somalia off the map

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 19:00
Ethiopia's foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa on its website showed the country annexing its neighbour and regional rival Somalia.
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Ethiopia apologises over map of Africa without Somalia on government website

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 18:58
Ethiopia's Foreign Ministry has apologised for uploading a map onto its official page that does not feature neighbouring Somalia. The map, uploaded ...
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Ethiopia apologizes for map that omits its next-door neighbour

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 18:15
Ethiopia's foreign ministry has apologized after a “wrong and unacceptable” map of Africa that, among other errors, incorporated Somalia into Ethiopia ...
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