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Africa in the news: Billion-dollar valuation for Nigerian tech company, Kenya-Somalia relations ...

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 08:03
Nigerian financial technology company Interswitch valued at $1 billion: In a statement released Tuesday, November 12, Visa confirmed that it would ...
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The Weekly Rundown: Hong Kong Unrest, Israel's Political Struggles and Ethiopia's Hopes and ...

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 08:03
Just as nations sought freedom from the iron grip of the Soviet system, we are bearing witness to aspirations in both Hong Kong and Taiwan which ...
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UNHCR faces funding shortfall to meet needs of refugees in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 07:41
ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday said it is facing a critical funding ...
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Uhuru, Margaret rocked 'Made in Kenya' on Friday

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 07:30
On October 17, a circular from the office of the Attorney General was issued where civil servants were required to wear decent and casuals made-in ...
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Kenya's Okutoyi wins ITF tourney

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 07:30
Kenya's Angela Okutoyi on Saturday won the first leg of the International Tennis Federation Juniors tourney after a 6-1, 6-4 win over Aisha Niyonkuru ...
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The Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia killed five of his family members. Now this Toronto man is ...

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 06:00
It is now mid-November. But for Paul Njoroge, it will always be March 10th. It was on that day his world was torn apart, his family wiped out in a single ...
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Plans to buyout Kenya Airways investors gather steam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 05:26
Kenya's National Treasury is planning to buyout Air France-KLM, local banks and more than 80,000 individual shareholders from Kenya Airways and ...
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Corporate Kenya is still a man's world, says gender equity report

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 05:08
Women still lag behind in Kenya's corporate sector management with only 22 per cent representation in the managerial positions, a report on gender ...
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Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: Togo stand no chance against Kenya - Omino

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:30
The tactician believes the current spirit in the Stars camp will play a huge role in helping the hosts win next week. Kisumu All-Stars head coach Henry ...
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To fight climate change, Kenya mangroves work as carbon stores

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:30
MALINDI, Kenya. On the shores of the Indian Ocean, over a dozen people are circulating on a Kenyan North Coast beach, mangrove seeds in hand, ...
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Kenya in plans to create a national art gallery

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:18
Good news is in the works for Kenyan artists after a proposal was presented to establish a national art gallery by the National Museums of Kenya ...
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Prominent Abiy critic says to stand in Ethiopia election

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:18
Addis Ababa (AFP) - Jawar Mohammed, a former ally turned foe of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, told AFP on Saturday he would join the race ...
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Tanzania's first craft beer maker

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:07
Tanzanian Chintu Patel is a communications and technology expert turned beer-maker. In 2016 he gave up a well-paying corporate job of 12 years ...
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Chinese diplomat hails deepening ties with Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:07
ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese diplomat on Friday hailed China's deepening economic, cultural, social, academic and medical ties with ...
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Catholics urge Tanzania opposition not to boycott polls; battle for your space instead

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 03:55
The Catholic church has entered the electoral fray with the president of Tanzania Episcopal Conference Archbishop Gervas Nyaisonga urging those ...
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Ethiopia: Launching Digital Agro-Climate Advisory Platform in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 03:22
There was a time when traditional ecological knowledge was enough. When ancestral wisdom guided communities to sense the moods of the rains, ...
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Prize-winning double standards

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 02:37
The Prime Minister is under scrutiny for perceived preferential treatment of Oromo political actors. It is fair to say that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ...
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Ethiopia: Icao's Endeavor in Ensuring Aviation Safety in Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 00:56
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a UN specialized agency that regulates the global aviation industry. Ethiopia is one of the ...
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Enough talking!

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 00:45
Ethiopia has been at a crossroads for some time now. It lacks a roadmap charting the path it should tread in the years ahead. Sadly, there is absolutely ...
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Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: Matasi and Timbe doubtful for Kenya vs Togo – Kimanzi

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 00:45
The former Mathare United coach admits he could miss the services of the two players when they face the Hawks on Monday. Harambee Stars are ...
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