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Kenya electoral commissioners resign after deadly protests

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:03
NAIROBI, Kenya – A senior government official says all members of Kenya's electoral commission have resigned ahead of next year's presidential ...
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After American Killed in Ethiopia Unrest, Ambassador Says Protests Should Never Have Happened

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:03
By Siobhán O'GradySiobhán O'Grady is a staff writer at Foreign Policy. A two-time grant recipient from the International Women's Media Foundation, ...
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Kenya electoral commissioners resign after deadly protests

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:03
NAIROBI, Kenya — A senior government official says all members of Kenya's electoral commission have resigned ahead of next year's presidential ...
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American Killed by Rock-Throwing Assailants in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 11:30
Police officers watch as demonstrators chant slogans while flashing the Oromo protest gesture during Irreecha, the thanksgiving festival of the Oromo ...
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Is the Central Bank of Kenya Threatened by Bitcoin?

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 11:24
Advertised sites are not endorsed by us. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. It appears that the Central Bank of Kenya ...
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Climate Prediction Center's Africa Hazards Outlook October 6 – October 12, 2016

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 11:18
1) Prolonged heavy rainfall during the season throughout the Niger River basin has triggered flooding and inundation along the Niger River in Mali, ...
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Ethiopia emerges from national mourning with more protests and internet shutdown

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 11:18
Following the death of at least 55 people in the weekend, Ethiopia is coming out of a three-day national mourning with a complete internet shutdown ...
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Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway line opens

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 11:15
Ethiopia and Djibouti have launched the first fully electrified cross-border railway line in Africa. It links Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to the Red Sea ...
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US woman dies in Ethiopia van attack

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:56
A US citizen has been killed in Ethiopia amid large anti-government protests. A van travelling on Addis Ababa's outskirts was hit by stones "thrown by ...
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American killed in Ethiopia as protests surge after stampede

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:56
An American woman was killed by a rock thrown in a town outside the Ethiopian capital, the US embassy said Wednesday, as anti-government anger ...
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US Citizen Killed Outside Ethiopia's Capital

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:45
The U.S. embassy in Ethiopia says an American citizen has died after being hit with a rock in an area near the capital where there have been ...
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Ethiopia: Djibouti-Addis Ababa Railway Inaugurated

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:22
A new railway connecting the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa to Djibouti was officially inaugurated on Oct. 5, a development that should significantly ...
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Ethiopia opens new rail line to Djibouti in industrial drive

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:22
ADDIS ABABA Oct 5 Ethiopia opened a new train line on Wednesday linking its land-locked capital to the Red Sea state of Djibouti, part of Addis ...
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Ethiopia opens new rail line to Djibouti in industrial drive

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:11
ADDIS ABABA, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Ethiopia opened a new train line on Wednesday linking its land-locked capital to the Red Sea state of Djibouti, part of ...
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Ethiopia partially lifts internet shutdown amid protest tension

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 09:48
Reports indicate that internet has been blocked in Ethiopia. The country have in the past three days suffered protests after a deadly stampede over the ...
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Ethiopia, Djibouti launch Africa's first modern electrified railway

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 09:37
A train runs on the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway during an operational test near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Oct. 3, 2016. Africa's first modern electrified ...
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Tanzania: Fastjet to Compensate Passengers After Flight Cancellations

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 09:35
Zanzibar — Aviation consumers' rights body has ordered FastJet, a budget airline, to compensate passengers for the inconvenience after canceling ...
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Tanzania: Slow Progress On Airport Building Irks Dr Shein

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 09:26
Zanzibar — President Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday made an impromptu visit to the Zanzibar International Airport, where he expressed dissatisfaction ...
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Chinese-built railway opens linking Ethiopia to Djibouti

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 08:52
A $3.4 billion Chinese-built railway linking the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and the port city of Djibouti opened Wednesday, a boost to both African ...
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Ethiopia: Renewed protests underline need to investigate after dozens killed in stampede

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 08:41
Fresh protests in Ethiopia since dozens of protesters were killed in a stampede at a religious festival on 2 October underline the need for the Ethiopian ...
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