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Cholera outbreak infects nearly 6800 people in Ethiopia: UN

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 08:41
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- A cholera outbreak in Ethiopia has infected 6,789 people, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of ...
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KENYA: GivePower installs solar-powered desalination system at Likoni

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 08:04
The GivePower organization has just commissioned a desalination system in Likoni in Mombassa County, Kenya. The containerised system, powered ...
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Baby elephants get naming ceremony in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 07:33
Naming baby calves in Kenya. is part of a campaign. to mark World Elephant Day. Location: Amboseli National Park. Tracking collars were also ...
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Tanzania: Kilimo Fresh wins $50000 equity funding at MEST Africa Challenge

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 06:48
Tanzanian start-up Kilimo Fresh is a digital distributor of fresh produce to hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, institutions, wholesalers and export ...
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Mass arrests in Ethiopia raise spectre of repressive past

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 06:03
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has detained more than 9,000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human rights commission told ...
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Mass arrests in Ethiopia raise specter of repressive past

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 05:52
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia has detained more than 9,000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human rights commission told Reuters, ...
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Mass arrests in Ethiopia raise spectre of repressive past

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 05:52
By Dawit Endeshaw. ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has detained more than 9,000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human ...
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Kenya's KCB Group sees quarter of its loans restructured by year-end - CEO

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 05:41
NAIROBI, Aug 13 (Reuters) - KCB Group, Kenya's biggest bank by assets, expects the proportion of loans it will restructure due to effects of the novel ...
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Kenya's COVID-19 cases pass 28000 amid steady recovery

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 05:30
Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, May 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Yan). Kenya's COVID-19 cases surpassed ...
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Mr Nice does not plan to return to Tanzania anytime soon

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 04:00
He was once upon a time a heartthrob in Tanzania's Bongo Flava who churned out hits that got East Africa dancing, though now considered a spent ...
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Ethiopia daily COVID-19 cases approaches 1000

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 03:37
The number of daily confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Ethiopia has approached to 1,000, according to the latest daily report of the Ministry ...
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Women's empowerment index launched to drive gender equality in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 03:15
Kenya's first Women's Empowerment Index launched by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in partnership with UN Women and UNICEF will track ...
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Unusual Kenya Prisons pass-out parade without customary pomp and fanfare

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 03:12
A decision not to invite relatives and visitors for today's recruits pass-out parade at the Kenya Prisons Staff Training College in Ruiru has drawn mixed ...
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Ethiopia arrests 1700 officials over deadly unrest

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 03:03
Authorities in Ethiopia's Oromia region have arrested about 1,200 zonal and district level government officials in connection with last month's deadly ...
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Ambani pleads with government to open sporting activities in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 02:30
The former Harambee Stars player says the time has come for the government to open sporting activities in the country. Kenyan legend Boniface ...
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Emirates Airline to increase daily flights to Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 02:07
... • The cover is provided by the airline, free of cost to its customers regardless of class of travel or destination. • This cover is immediately effective for ...
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WHO raises concern over rising COVID-19 cases in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 01:22
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised concerns over the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Kenya, which they attribute to laxity and ...
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Kenya: ANC secretary-general, Barrack Muluka resigns

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 00:49
The secretary-general of the Amani National Congress (ANC), Kenya, Barrack Muluka has resigned on August 12, according to a news report by Daily ...
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New CRA formula will hurt northern Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 00:31
I was not around in the period before independence and the decade thereafter, but I can reminiscence a romantic view of our community in Isiolo back ...
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Kenya Power devolution to scatter about 1000 staff in Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 00:15
Close to a thousand Kenya Power staff will be moved from Nairobi to other regions under a devolved structure meant to remove 'idlers' from the head ...
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