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Roundup: Ethiopia, China enjoy strong political trust, cooperation on BRI, international affairs ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:41
ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia and China enjoyed "rapid development in every perspective" with strong mutual political trust, ...
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Kenya's COVID-19 vaccine trials to target healthcare workers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 09:48
Kenya's human trials of the potential COVID-19 vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCOV-19, will target 400 volunteer healthcare workers if approved. According to ...
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Kenya to launch 92 million USD credit scheme to boost post-COVID-19 recovery

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 09:15
Kenya is set to launch a 10 billion shilling (about 92 million U.S. dollars) micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) credit guarantee scheme in ...
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Kenya unveils first diaspora investment fund

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 08:41
Kenya has introduced its first licensed investment fund for citizens living overseas, in a move that is expected to channel more of the diaspora's money ...
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Ethiopia government unveils plans for new data centre in the country

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 08:07
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Kenya earmarks 3.7 million USD to boost rhino conservation

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 07:45
Kenya will set aside 400 million shillings (about 3.7 million U.S. dollars) annually to strengthen the protection of rhinos in the wild amid growing threats ...
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Kenya records 130 new COVID-19 cases pointing to a flattening curve: Ministry

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 07:45
The Kenyan Ministry of Health has indicated that the country is on the right track in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that all signs point out ...
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Kenya: Legal action taken over cops' lockdown brutality

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 07:11
NAIROBI, Kenya. Human rights groups in Kenya on Wednesday filed a case against government officials over the “brutal, disproportionate” use of ...
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National Potato Council of Kenya want to drastically improve yield

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 06:48
Plans have been set in motion by the National Potato Council of Kenya, partnering with Corteva Agriscience, to increase the yield among smallholder ...
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Reporter returns to Kenya and a new Covid reality

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 06:37
The lady at the National Public Health Laboratory answered my question as she handed me the certificate from my Covid-19 test: “You tested negative ...
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India expands Maritime Security footprint in IOR! Joins Djibouti Code of Conduct, Jeddah ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 06:37
This comes amidst the growing tensions between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. The Indian Navy has ...
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China's BGI wins 1.5 million coronavirus test kit order from Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 06:15
Beijing Ethiopia has agreed to purchase 1.5 million coronavirus testing kits that will be manufactured at a factory in the African country that has been ...
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Kenya' Sr. Lando to spearhead new national Catholic television

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 05:18
Rose Achiego - Nairobi. The new Ukweli Television Kenya, whose motto is bringing 'Christ to the people and people to Christ,' was recently issued ...
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East Africa mVAM Bulletin September 2020

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 04:45
As face to face traditional assessments became unfeasible in the current context of COVID 19 pandemic, WFP rapidly scaled up its mobile data ...
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Kenya harnesses fly larvae's appetite to process food waste

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 04:00
By George Obulutsa. LIMURU, Kenya, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Rotten bananas? Mushy avocados? Pulped oranges? Talash Huijbers wants them all.
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Cash-strapped Tanzania opposition turns to friends, businessmen for polls funding

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:30
Cash-strapped Tanzanian opposition parties have stepped up their fund-raising efforts to finance their campaigns as they face the ruling party, Chama ...
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Coronavirus: More than 200000 refugee children out of school in Ethiopia – UN

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 21:28
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that more than 200,000 refugee children were out of school in Ethiopia due to ...
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Kenya offers EAC partners seat in UK trade deal talks

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 19:56
Kenya has welcomed its neighbours in negotiating fora post-Brexit trade deal with the UK for a duty and quota-free market. The government said the ...
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Kenya: Regional Handball Tourney Remains in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 19:00
Kenya will still host the East and and Central Africa Handball Club Championships which were postponed to next year. The annual event, which ...
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Suppliers demand settlement of Sh6.2b debt to Kenya Prisons

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:01
State Department of Correctional Services PS Zeinab Hussein has said the payment process had already started and called for patience from the ...
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