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World's largest gold miner hit by Tanzania export ban

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:37
Acacia Mining is Tanzania's biggest gold producer and operates three major mines in the country — Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi and North Mara (pictured).
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UN WFP chief lauds school meals programme in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:26
UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on Friday lauded the contribution of school meals programme in Kenya, saying it ...
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Why EACOP oil pipeline pact is a landmark for Uganda and Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:15
Kampala, Uganda | UG MIN EMD | The Governments of Uganda and of Tanzania have today signed the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) for the ...
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Ethiopia gives journalist 18-month jail term for subversion

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:52
ADDIS ABABA, May 26 (Reuters) - An Ethiopian journalist was sentenced on Friday to 18 months in prison on charges of subversion, his lawyer said, ...
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Ethiopia Gives Journalist 18-Month Jail Term for Subversion

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:52
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - An Ethiopian journalist was sentenced on Friday to 18 months in prison on charges of subversion, his lawyer said, but is ...
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Acacia Mining says Tanzania audit inaccurate, considers options

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:52
LONDON, May 26 Acacia Mining hit back at the Tanzanian government on Friday, describing the state's audit of the company's gold and copper ore as ...
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Acacia Mining says Tanzania audit inaccurate, considers options

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:41
... * Acacia shares have tumbled by 40 pct since Wednesday. * Says govt findings contain "significant discrepancies". By Zandi Shabalala. LONDON ...
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Ethiopia's Cathedral of the Vicariate of Meki inaugurated

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:07
The Apostolic Vicariate of Meki, in Ethiopia, has inaugurated the newly built Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, this week on Wednesday, during ...
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Kenya: WFP Chief Lauds Support for National School Meals Programme in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 06:37
"I want to thank all donors who have supported us on this journey, in particular the United States through the McGovern-Dole initiative," said David ...
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Ethiopia: 2017 Humanitarian Requirements Snapshot (as of 22 May 2017)

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 06:37
ON 17 JANUARY 2017, THE GOVERNMENT OF ETHIOPIA AND HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS LAUNCHED THE HUMANITARIAN REQUIREMENTS ...
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Kenya's current account deficit widens to 5.8 pct in February

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 06:37
Kenya's current account deficit widened to 5.8 percent of GDP in the year to February from 5.5 percent the same time a year earlier, the finance ...
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Uganda, Tanzania sign deal for world's longest heated pipeline

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 06:15
KAMPALA, May 26 (Reuters) - Uganda and Tanzania signed a framework agreement on their proposed $3.55 billion crude export pipeline on Friday, ...
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Kenya: The Menace of Book Piracy

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 05:30
Kigogo, a Kiswahili play written by Pauline Kea, was approved late last year as a secondary school set book in Kenya for 2017. So it came as a shock ...
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Boda boda murders university girlfriend in love triangle

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:32
Police officers carry away bodies of the the two love birds. (Photo: Eric Abuga/Standard). A love triangle ended tragically at Kisii University after a male ...
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Kenya Expected to Highlight Innovation, Security and Growth Wins At G7 Summit

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:00
President Uhuru Kenyatta at the National Prayer Breakfast event at Safari Park Hotel and Casino on May 25, 2017. By Nairobi. Kenya — Kenya will ...
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Kenya: Adema Back As Kenya Name Team for Germany Clash

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 03:48
Nairobi — Former Kenya Sevens fly-half Biko Adema will make his first Kenya 15's appearance in close to a decade after being named in the 23-man ...
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Ethiopia charges 2 with terrorism over deadly stampede

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 03:48
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has charged two people with terrorism, saying they caused a stampede last year that killed dozens of people and ...
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Ethiopia Editor-in-Chief Sentenced for a Year and Half in Prison, Time He Already Served

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 03:37
In what came as a big moment of relief to family and friends, despite it being a further blow to freedom of the press in Ethiopia, the federal high Court ...
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What Kenya gains from role at G7 summit

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 03:34
President Kenyatta will deliver a speech on on “the timeliness and challenges brought about by innovation as a factor of economic growth and ...
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Everton set for pre-season friendly in Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 03:26
Everton will become the first ever English Premier League team to play in Tanzania when they go there for a pre-season friendly. The match will be ...
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