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Kenya's president signs 8 bills into law, 18 days to election

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:30
Kenya's President and candidate in the upcoming presidential elections, Uhuru Kenyatta, on Friday signed eight bills into law, only 18 days to the ...
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Chinese firms create over 28000 jobs in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:21
Chinese companies have created more than 28,300 jobs in various sectors during the past five-year period in Ethiopia, an official at the Ethiopian ...
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Kenya should invest in technology education

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:07
Pupils in a computer class at Tom Mboya Primary School in Mombasa. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
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Kenya must implement TJRC report

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:07
The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission report was flawed but it is a start and very soon we must look back if we are to truly move forward.
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Kenya must hold free and credible election

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:07
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has the onerous challenge of administering a credible election, but political players also have ...
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Soft Kiplagat beat TJRC team at their own game

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:11
Two logical premises and one firm conclusion define the late Bethuel Kiplagat's tortured tenure at the helm of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation ...
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Kenya at high risk of losing hosting rights for CHAN: No work has started yet on the facilities set to ...

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:11
From Left- FkF President Nick Mwendwa, Constant Selemani Omari CAF 2nd Vice President, Kaberia Kirimi PS Ministry of Sports Culture and the Arts ...
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Chief magistrate caught up in Benz, shoes bribery claims

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:00
Suspended Chief Magistrate Joyce Manyasi to face JSC disciplinary committee over claims of breach of conduct. [File, Standard]. A magistrate ...
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Jubilee reacts as NASA insiders say Tanzania tallying centre complete

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:00
President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee Party has expressed fears over NASA's proposed parallel tallying infrastructure in neighbouring Tanzania. Multiple ...
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Banker shuns traditional branches for technology

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:00
United Bank for Africa will move entirely from the brick and motor model of banking to increased agency banking networks and digitization. The lender ...
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Disaster housing starchitect Shigeru Ban turns to refugee settlement in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:52
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has made his name by using cardboard and wood to craft low-cost disaster housing, and he will need to be at his ...
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EU Monitors Watching Kenya Election Preparations

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:30
Whether Kenya's elections next month turn deadly violent, like the 2007 vote, or remain mostly peaceful, like the 2013 poll, international monitors will ...
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Flap hits Kenya's London-bound team over 800m line-up

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:56
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Controversy flared on Friday over the composition of the Kenyan men's 800m line-up for next month's World Championships in ...
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Why Kenya's upcoming elections should worry the world

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:33
Patrick Gathara is a strategic communications consultant, writer and award-winning political cartoonist in Kenya. Driving in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, ...
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Rock-hewn churches mark old 'new Jerusalem' in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:00
A group of 11 centuries-old rock-hewn churches in Lalibela now attracts tourists as well as pilgrims. The cross-shaped Biete Giyorgis, the Church of St.
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MRM raises capacity with new colour sheet coating plant

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:48
Mabati Rolling Mills Chairman Manu Chandaria unveils the new dumurangi iron sheets coated in various colours during the launch at Sarova ...
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Kenya crush Bostwana in World Cup qualifier

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:15
Harambee Starlets players Vivian Corazone (L) celebrate with teammate Anne Aluoch after scoring against Egypt during their International friendly ...
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Why Jack Ma went to Kenya, Rwanda with 38 Chinese billionaires in tow

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:52
Perez Tigidam is a brand consultant and media entrepreneur based in Lagos, Nigeria. He leads the strategy effort at Arden & Newton brand ...
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UPDATE 1-Tanzania's President Magufuli turns up heat in mining dispute

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:18
DAR ES SALAAM, July 21 (Reuters) - Tanzania's President John Magufuli has threatened to shut all gold mines in the country if mining companies ...
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Ethiopia woos textile companies to invest

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:11
Coimbatore, Jul 21 () Ethiopia, one of the largest recipent of FDI in textiles globally, today invited textile companies from India to invest in African ...
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