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COVID-19: Ethiopia premier seeks debt relief for Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:33
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. Ethiopia's prime minister has put forward a three-point proposal on how G20 countries can help African countries cope with ...
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Jack Ma's donation to support efforts to combat coronavirus arrives in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:23
NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 24 – Kenya Tuesday received 100,000 face masks, 20,000 coronavirus test kits and protective suits from Chinese tycoon Jack ...
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Germany says six million coronavirus face masks missing in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:11
BERLIN (Reuters) - German customs officials are trying to track down about 6 million face masks, ordered to protect health workers from the ...
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Government releases list of 57 quarantine facilities in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:11
... • They have also given the location, full board rates in dollars, available rooms and the contact person. • Some of the places include Hill Park hotel in ...
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Hantavirus trends in Kenya after Chinese man dies from yet another deadly virus

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:11
Kenyans have joined the world in seeking information on a new deadly virus identified as hantavirus after a man in China died shortly after testing ...
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Germany Loses Six Million Coronavirus Face Masks in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:11
BERLIN — German customs officials are attempting to track down about 6 million face masks ordered to protect health workers from the coronavirus ...
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Germany loses six million coronavirus face masks in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:11
BERLIN (Reuters) - German customs officials are attempting to track down about 6 million face masks ordered to protect health workers from the ...
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Workshop proceedings - countering wildlife trafficking through Kenya's ports

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:00
Report author(s): TRAFFIC. Publication date: March 2020. Download report (10 MB pdf). key findings. Increasing demand for wildlife products, ...
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FIFA grants Kenya Football Federation more time to pay former head coach

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:53
The Kenya Football Federation has at least 30 days to pay their former national team head coach Adel Amrouche the money amounting Kshs 109 ...
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Alphabet's Giant Internet Balloons to Boost Anti-Virus Efforts in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:48
Kenya has approved a project by Alphabet Inc.'s unit Loon and Telkom Kenya to begin broadcasting high-speed internet from huge balloons hovering ...
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Tanzania reacts to COVID-19

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:37
Tanzania confirmed that the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the country has risen from 6 to 12. The President assured the public that the ...
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Internet shutdown depriving millions in Ethiopia of important information

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:15
Rights groups and citizens are calling on Ethiopia's government to lift the internet shutdown in parts of the country that is leaving millions of people ...
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COVID-19: Kenya receives Chinese billionaire Jack Ma's testing kits, masks

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:03
... • Masks, testing kits and protective gear to enhance capacity at Kemri testing centres. • Director of Public Health Dr Patrick Amoth said the donation ...
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Coronavirus: I Was Safer in Kenya Than New York - Larry Madowo

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:03
Popular media personality Larry Madowo on Tuesday, March 24 opened up on his decision to leave New York over the Coronavirus (Covid-19) ...
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A total lockdown in Kenya is inevitable and necessary — Ahmednasir Abdullahi

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:52
So far, 16 Kenyans have tested positive for COVID-19 and the government has already put in place a raft of measures to contain the spread of the ...
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Countering wildlife trafficking through Kenya's ports - a rapid seizures analysis

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:52
Report author(s): Willow Outhwaite, Leanne Little. Publication date: March 2020. Download report (11 MB pdf). key findings. A total of 73 individuals ...
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Kenya receives Covid-19 goodies from Chinese billionaire Jack Ma

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:34
Kenya has received 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits, face masks and other assorted protective equipment donated by Chinese business magnate Jack ...
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How China helps Ethiopia fight COVID-19 spread

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:30
At the beginning of the outbreak of COVID-19, Ethiopia and other African countries rendered valuable support to Chinese government and people in ...
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News Alert: 64 migrants from Ethiopia found dead in container in Mozambique

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:18
Addis Abeba, March 24/2020 – More than 60 suspected undocumented migrants from Ethiopia were found dead on Tuesday in a cargo container in ...
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AirNam operates charter flight to Ethiopia amid travel ban

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 04:56
AIR Namibia over the weekend operated a flight to Ethiopia, despite the travel ban to “affected countries” imposed by the health ministry following the ...
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