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Hospitals in Kenya deserted, patients dying during ongoing doctors' strike

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 17:23
An ongoing strike for higher pay for doctors in Kenya has left public hospitals abandoned and more than a dozen patients dead. All hospitals in Kenya ...
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Kenya surprise on West Sahara

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 16:55
In Morocco, children are taught a song that says the country stretches from Casablanca in the North to El-Aaiun in the South. The song is meant to ...
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Kenya to invest more money on tsetse fly eradication

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 14:17
Kenya will have to invest much more money in the eradication of the tsetse fly and associated diseases if gains made in the sector are to be ...
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Surveyors condemn increase in land grabbing cases in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:13
Institution of Surveyors of Kenya Chairman Stephen Ambani (right) and CEO Moses Kiambuthi during a press briefing yesterday. [PHOTO: ...
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Mobile money helped 2 percent of households in Kenya rise out of poverty

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:05
Being able to send and receive money by cell phone has helped lift 194,000 households in Kenya out of poverty, according to a study published ...
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Kenya Court rules HIV data collection unconstitutional

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:54
[JURIST] The High Court in Nairobi ruled Wednesday that an HIV data collection directive violates fundamental rights to privacy and is therefore ...
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Senate majority leader Kithure Kindiki received Sh500,000 NYS money from Murkomen's law firm ...

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:43
Senate Leader of Majority Kithure Kindiki (left) and Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen during a press conference at Parliament ...
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Ethiopia Posts Good Economic Performance Despite Drought

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:06
A World Bank report states that sectors such as construction, manufacturing, services, and trade contributed a total of 5.9 percent to Ethiopia's GDP.
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Bill seeks to list Nairobi as national capital headed by Cabinet Secretary

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:10
Murang'a Senator Kembi Gitura wants Nairobi to be recognised as the National Capital and not a county. (Photo: Moses Omusula/Standard). Nairobi ...
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The dumbest thief in new Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:58
A lady lost her phone to a thief but did not know that the man who stole her gadget would then expose himself online. The dumbest thief in new Kenya.
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Kenya - Drought - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRKE039 Update n°1

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:29
Due to poor performance of the long rains in March-April-May 2016, pastoral and marginal farming communities in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands ...
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Impress Kenya storm into volleyball final

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:22
Kenyan Women Volleyball team warm up before their semi-finals match against EALA team during the 7th East African Community Inter-Parliamentary ...
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Locals fearful as mega-projects drive rush for land on Kenya's coast

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:53
WITU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Too poor to buy land where they grew up on Kenya's palm-fringed southern coast, Sylvester Jefua and ...
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FEATURE-Locals fearful as mega-projects drive rush for land on Kenya's coa...

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:50
WITU, Kenya, Dec 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Too poor to buy land where they grew up on Kenya's palm-fringed southern coast, Sylvester ...
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Undercover Lobbyist Rethinking Eritrea

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:39
The Atlantic Council (AC), an American Think Tank, is hosting a seminar, aptly entitled, “Rethinking Eritrea.” There is no Eritrean in the list of panelists, ...
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S.Sudan students in Ethiopia call off election

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:51
ADDIS ABABA By Tesfa-Alem Tekle. South Sudan Students union on Wednesday urged all South Sudanese residing in Ethiopia to immediately cease ...
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Kenya cooling off on Lamu coal-fired plant as protest mounts

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:33
Investors in the $2 billion Lamu power plant, whose construction was planned for March 2017, are worried following delays by the National Treasury in ...
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Kenya: New Bill Seeks to Expunge Nairobi From List of Counties

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:10
Nairobi will soon no longer be a county, if a Bill before Parliament seeking to amend the Constitution and reduce the devolved units to 46 becomes ...
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Kenya promises crackdown as teachers push for ban on UK-backed private schools

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:10
Kenya promised on Monday to crack down on schools operating illegally after teachers called for a ban on a chain of low-cost private schools backed ...
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Ethiopia: NNPS Enjoying Egalitarian Dev't

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 06:31
Eleven years elapsed since Ethiopia began celebrating Nations, Nationalities and People's Day. Every year, the colourful annual event in the second ...
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