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Aminex advances preparations for new wells onshore Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:41
A pending new rig contract is expected to set up new drilling at the Ntorya gas project, and potentially elsewhere onshore Tanzania. oil and gas operations. A previous analysis of the Ruvuma area saw potential for 1,3 trillion cubic feet of gas. Aminex plc (LON:AEX) has updated investors on its ongoing ...
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'I am not in Kenya' – Jonathan Moyo

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:18
Former Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo says he is not in Kenya butdid not disclose where he is only saying:” I am on twitter”. “I'm on Twitter; not in Kenya. It's an open secret that ZanuPF putschists who are insecure in their military coup imagine I'm in Kenya or want me to be in Kenya so they ...
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Work with me to change Kenya into Canaan, Raila tells Uhuru

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:18
Opposition leader Raila Odinga upon arrival in Meru town to inspect the voter registration process, January 26, 2017. /Courtesy. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. President Uhuru Kenyatta has a "great opportunity" to either make of break with the past and transform Kenya, Raila Odinga ...
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Kenya: Exotix Says Cement Stocks Overpriced

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:07
Kenyan cement stocks remain overpriced in comparison to African peers, with projected lower earnings for the 2017 financial year expected to put downside pressure on the stocks this year. A new cement sector report by UK-based investment bank Exotix partners says local producers are facing ...
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Two popular nightclubs shut over noise pollution

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:07
Two popular night clubs in Kilimani were last week closed by the Nairobi county government following complaints from residents. The county said it had received numerous complaints from residents of loud noise, which led to the clubs' closure on Friday night. The operation against Space Lounge and ...
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Tanzania: Prime Minister Orders Probe in Two Co-Op Unions

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:22
PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has ordered that officials of Mbinga Marketing Co-operative Union (MBICU) and Mbinga Farmers Cooperative Union (MBIFACU) be probed, in the wake of revelations of irregularities in their operations. Implementation of the orderis apparently underway, since the ...
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Jubilee MPs clash over 2022 Ruto backing

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 23:03
Two Jubilee politicians from the Mt Kenya region yesterday clashed over the region's backing Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 bid for State House. Gatundu South lawmaker Moses Kuria was apparently angered by his Nyeri Town counterpart Ngunjiri Wambugu's comments suggesting that Ruto ...
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In Kenya, struggling potato growers ink a new deal

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:00
KIPIPIRI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom. “This paper means I get paid on time for my potatoes, even when the weather is ...
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Kenya Moore Reveals Older Boyfriend Stabbed Her When She Was Just 16

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 19:52
The Atlanta Housewives — some of whom have been the victims of abuse in the past, and others who were there to just lend their voices of support to the cause — wore white for the PSA, which was produced by Moore and shot (in black and white) by director Derek Blanks. “I decided to produce a PSA ...
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FEATURE-In Kenya, struggling potato growers ink a new deal

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 19:52
KIPIPIRI, Kenya, Jan 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S itting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom. “This paper means I get paid on time for my potatoes, even when the ...
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Zimbabwe: Mystery Over Moyo's Whereabouts Deepens As Kenya Denies Asylum Reports

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:33
The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of Jonathan Moyo deepened Sunday after a Kenyan newspaper quoted officials saying he was not in the East African country with him tweeting later to say he was on Twitter and not in Nairobi as reported. Reports have claimed Moyo is holed up in Kenya, his ...
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$6 million Kenya fraud haunts Prof Moyo

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 16:41
Fugitive former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo is still wanted by Kenyan authorities for an alleged $6 million fraud committed in the East African in 2000 while he was programme director for an American-based charity, Ford ...
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Jonathan Moyo wanted in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 16:07
Fugitive former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo is still wanted by Kenyan authorities for an alleged $6 million fraud committed in the East African country in 2000 while he was programme director for an American-based charity, ...
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Kenya: Ruto Hits Back Over Claims of Split With Uhuru On Cabinet

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:22
Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday dismissed reports of a dispute between him and President Uhuru Kenyatta over the selection of the Cabinet. Speaking for the first time since the President announced major changes in his government line-up on Friday, Mr Ruto said speculations about ...
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I will not sabotage Laboso, says Rutto

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:11
Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso shared a stage for the first time since her swearing-in with her predecessor Isaac Rutto and agreed to bury the hatchet. Rutto said he has accepted the change of leadership and said he is available to offer Laboso support to take the county forward. He said he will not ...
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KMSF to reward the 2017 achievers on January 20

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:11
Kenya Motor Sports Federation (KMSF) will fete their 2017 achievers in an awards gala night on January 20. KMSF general manager, Mwaura Njuguna, said the venue of the event will be announced in due course. Mwaura said an online nomination process is underway and the panel of judges ...
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Irungu Houghton gets new job as head of Amnesty International Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:11
He officially assumes the executive director's office today succeeding Justus Nyang'aya, who has led the organisation for eight years and seven months. Nyang'aya moves on to head a regional organisation - Leadership Education for Africa - that deals with accountability. Irungu is an activist and leading ...
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Buenos Aires WTO meet: Missed opportunity

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:11
The 11th World Trade Organization ministerial conference held in December, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, attended by 4,000 delegates, ended in a stalemate, therefore no key multi-lateral outcomes. This raised questions about the 23 year-old trade body's ability to govern increasingly disputed global ...
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Kenyans owe Sh100,000 each in public debt

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:11
Each and every Kenyan needs to pay at least Sh100,000 in order to clear the country's mushrooming public debt that reached Sh4.58 trillion in November. Kenya recorded its highest public debt in 2017. Latest data by the Central Bank of Kenya record the government's internal debt at Sh2.22 trillion in ...
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CArnage: Cops as social engineers

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:11
The wreckage of the bus that was involved in accident at Migaa area, Salgaa on Nakuru-Eldoret Highway on Sunday, December 31, 2017. /AMOS KERICH. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Social engineering refers to the surveys, studies, background inquiry of the prevailing conditions ...
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