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Concerns as brokers targeting miraa trade invade Mt Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 04:56
Brokers have invaded Mt Kenya region and are exploiting miraa farmers by buying their produce cheaply. According to the president-elect of the ...
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Kenya retains title as leading tourist destination

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 04:33
Kenya has defended its title as a leading tourist destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards. Kenya was rated the best beach destination, prominent ...
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Kenya: The Corrupt Hit Hard By CBK Decision On New Sh1,000 Notes

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 04:00
The government has struck corrupt officials, launderers and those with ill-gotten money where it hurts most after the Central Bank of Kenya scrapped ...
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AT A CROSSROADS: Regional mineral markets a game changer for Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 03:37
One Joseph Temba from Shinyanga has been in the news of late. The “poor” small scale miner recently joined the USD millionaires club. This was ...
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Kenya to remove bottlenecks amid economic growth efforts

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 03:35
(MENAFN) Two policy ordered were delivered by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta for the elimination of bottlenecks that resulted in cuts in total ...
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Why turning around Kenya Airways was a tough task for Mikosz

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 03:26
When Sebastian Mikosz was appointed in 2017 to head the ailing national carrier Kenya Airways Loading... , it was hoped that his tenure would be the ...
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Kenya: Sonko Orders Release of 800 Impounded Boda Bodas in Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 02:52
More than 800 boda-boda riders in Nairobi can now breathe a sigh of relief after Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko ordered the release of their impounded ...
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How Somalia's internal politics fuels obstinacy on boundary row with Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 02:52
When Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo flew to South Africa last week to attend the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa, ...
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The New Scramble for Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 02:18
Ethiopia's prime minister is making headlines as a Trudeau-like liberal reformer. But behind his progressive sheen, his economic policies are set to ...
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Kenya's debt problem creates bleak future

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 01:56
For every Sh100 Kenya is collecting in tax revenue, it is spending Sh130 to fund its budget needs, an overspending that is driving its voracious debt ...
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Kenya desperately needs a turnaround, says Boniface Mwangi

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 01:00
This week, human rights activist Boniface Mwangi responds to your questions. ****. 1. Early last month, DCI officers arrested you on suspicion of ...
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“No way to make Assab part of Ethiopia,” says a legal scholar

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 23:41
borkena. June 1,2029. Dereje Zeleke, a legal scholar at Addis Ababa University, says there is no way to make Assab part of Ethiopia. It seems that he ...
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Kenya caught up in middle of Somalia's deadly 'game of thrones'

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 22:00
Diplomatic shifts and new alliances in the Horn of Africa call to mind William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, where a soothsayer warns Caesar: ...
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Ethiopia Honors Dr. Catherine Hamlin

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 20:41
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Dr. Catherine Hamlin at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital on May 29th, 2019.
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Foreign Ministry urges citizens travelling to Tanzania not to use plastic bags

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 16:56
CAIRO - 1 June 2019: Egypt's Foreign Ministry urged Saturday citizens planning to travel to Tanzania not to use any kinds of plastic bags, and abide ...
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Binyavanga was controversial, but Kenya owes him tribute

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 16:56
Asked by a BBC interviewer how he would like to be remembered, Nigerian Nobel Laureate for Literature Wole Soyinka responded that it was not his ...
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Revealed: Kenya, Somalia tiff simmers amid 'offensive maps'

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 16:00
[File, Standard] A mere promise by Somalia to “revisit” the actions of an international company at the core of maritime dispute between Kenya and ...
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Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 16:00
A ban on plastic bags came into force in Tanzania on Saturday as part of an effort to tackle pollution in the East African country. It follows similar steps ...
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