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GOP reps question GAO findings in $418M drone sale to Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:36
Two House Republicans are taking issue with a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that found no problems with a pending deal to sell ...
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Kenya president slams annulled poll as judicial 'coup'

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:26
Nairobi - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday that a Supreme Court ruling annulling his recent election victory was a "coup" that stole ...
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Kenya Pushes Rerun Vote to October 26

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:00
After election results were nullified and deemed irregular last month, Kenya has pushed back fresh presidential elections until October 26, officials ...
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Kenya Sets Oct. 26 as New Presidential Election Date

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:45
Kenya's electoral commission set Oct. 26 for a rerun of the presidential vote, as President Uhuru Kenyatta slammed the Supreme Court ruling that ...
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Kenya's repeat election postponed by nine days

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:37
Kenya's electoral commission has postponed the repeat presidential election by nine days to October 26, citing the need to “meet the standards set out ...
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Kenya's electoral commission announces it has moved the date for fresh presidential election to ...

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:37
Kenya's electoral commission announces it has moved the date for fresh presidential election to Oct 26. 0 Shares. Email. Star. Comments. Kenya's ...
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Kenya Electoral Officials Set Oct.26 as Date for New Polls

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:12
Kenya's electoral commission has announced it has moved the date for a fresh presidential election to Oct 26. Sept. 21, 2017, at 1:13 p.m..
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Kenya's president calls 'coup' Supreme Court ruling on election

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:03
This photo shows Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing a crowd on September 1, 2017 in a Nairobi suburb, following an announcement by ...
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These vintage photos capture the lives of young Ethiopians in Addis Ababa 50 years ago

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:45
Three years ago, Philipp Schütz, a Swiss publisher and photographer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bought two books about Uganda by Dutch ...
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Ethiopia's Refugees Unsafe in Kenya and Elsewhere

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:00
“Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison. He had been locked up for two years after campaigning for the Oromo People's ...
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Human Rights Watch Letter to Inspector General of Police of Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:00
I am writing, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, to solicit your views and input in respect of our ongoing research on threats to Ethiopian refugees and ...
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Tanzania president orders military to build wall around mines to curb theft

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:03
Tanzania's president ordered the military on Wednesday to build walls around its tanzanite mines and directed the central bank to buy the precious ...
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Untold sweet-and-sour stories from Kenya's election drama

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:07
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati (left) and CEO Ezra Chiloba at Anniversary Towers, Nairobi, ...
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Woman rushed to Tanzania for treatment dies

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:22
Taita Taveta County Chief Health Officer John Logedi (pictured) has confirmed that residents from the county are crossing into neighbouring Tanzania ...
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Judges: Numbers alone could not form basis of upholding election

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:00
The majority judges ruled that NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga did not give evidence linking any officer to any irregularity. Instead, the ...
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Security fears prompt ICC to move Kenya match to SA

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:00
The World Cricket League Championship qualifying match between leaders Netherlands and Kenya has been moved from Nairobi to East London in ...
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Kenya court blames electoral body for nullified vote

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:18
Judges say election process was neither 'transparent nor verifiable' but dismiss opposition claims against Kenyatta. 20 Sep 2017 19:22 GMT.
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Don't Follow Kenya's Example on Plastic Bags

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:48
Last month, Kenya took strong action to tackle the scourge of plastic bags. Credit Simon Maina/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. To the Editor:.
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Kenya: Top court blames electoral body for unfair polls

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:48
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it had annulled this August's presidential elections as they were unfair, and blamed the electoral commission ...
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Kenya's supreme court explains why it annulled last month's presidential poll

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:30
WHAT makes for an acceptable election? That is the question Kenyans must consider during the next month or so. On September 20th, almost three ...
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