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US senators call for release of journalists in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:37
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three leading Democratic U.S. senators have written to Ethiopia's prime minister to express concern about the erosion of ...
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Ethiopia says ex-foreign minister killed by military after refusing to surrender

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:03
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Wednesday its military had killed three members of the Tigray region's former ruling party, including former ...
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Watch Haile Selassie's triumphant return to Ethiopia after Italy was forced out

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:52
On May 5, 1941, Emperor Haile Selassie I returned to Ethiopia after a five-year exile in England -- Photo Credit: United States Farm Security ...
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Over 80 civilians killed in latest west Ethiopia massacre: EHRC

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:50
Age of victims of attack in Metekel zone in Benishangul-Gumuz region ranged between two and 45, says Ethiopian Human Rights Commission.
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UK-Africa pact that tackles antimicrobial resistance in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania mapped out

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:22
A new study, led by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and Research England, has identified some of the key problems surrounding antimicrobial ...
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Flash floods wreak havoc in southern Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:07
Byakanwa appealed to people affected by the floods to move to higher ground areas for their safety. Related. Floods wreak havoc in Kenya capital.
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Sudan: Eastern Border, Ethiopia Situation Update #22 (12 January 2021)

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:07
Since early November, military confrontations between the federal and regional forces in Ethiopia's Tigray region, bordering both Sudan and Eritrea, ...
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Ethiopia conflict: Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:07
Details of the damage inflicted on the al-Nejashi mosque - believed to be one of the oldest mosques in Africa - took weeks to emerge.
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Watchdog: More than 80 dead in new massacre in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:56
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said Wednesday it has received information that over 80 civilians were killed early ...
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Flash floods wreak havoc in southern Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:56
DAR ES SALAAM, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- At least one person has been killed, 39 made homeless, 117 houses damaged and 315 other houses ...
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Long-standing Sino-Ethiopia friendship reaches new level: Ethiopian minister

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:45
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The long-standing friendship and relationship between Ethiopia and China has reached a new level, an Ethiopian ...
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Kenya reports 123 new COVID-19 cases, total tally jumps to 98555

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:45
Kenya's virus load is the ninth-highest in Africa, only shadowed by tallies recorded by South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya, Algeria and ...
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Urgent: Ethiopia's former foreign minister killed in battle

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:45
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian National Defense Force on Wednesday afternoon announced the death of former Ethiopian foreign ...
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UN to partner with Kenya to study rising water levels in lakes

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:33
Badawi said that Africa's largest inland body of water, Lake Victoria, which is shared by Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, hit the highest level ever recorded ...
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Al-Shabaab Attacks Bus Traveling in Kenya Looking for Christians

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:11
Fortunately, There Were No Christians Onboard and Nobody was Killed. 01/13/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) ...
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WHO Eritrea Supports the Ministry of Health Maternity Waiting Homes in remote areas with ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 04:41
As part of support of World Health Organization Eritrea to Ministry of Health for the continuity of essential health services on Maternal and Newborn ...
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Ethiopia "neutralizes" 265 suspected rebels: state media

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 21:00
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Security forces in Ethiopia's Oromia regional state have "neutralized" 265 suspected Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) ...
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Ethiopia's COVID-19 cases near 129000

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 19:30
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], January 13 (ANI/Xinhua): The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Tuesday evening reported 376 new COVID-19 cases over the ...
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Team Lioness shakes up the ranks of Kenya's formerly all-male wildlife rangers

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 18:45
Six days a week, the members of Team Lioness rise at 5 a.m. and head off to work near Amboseli National Park in Kenya. In the dry and dusty ...
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Kenya Unfreezes U$4.5Million For Maize Farmers

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 14:33
The EACC and the Agriculture ministry audited the maize purchases by the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) after reports emerged that ...
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