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Kenya,EU exports to increase following completion of lab

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:56
Kenya's agricultural exports to the European markets are poised for an increase following the completion of a 250 million shillings laboratory that will ...
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Tanzania is Not 'Doing Well' on Violence in Schools

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:37
This week, I came across a message that baffled me: Tanzania's most senior United Nations official stated that, “Tanzania is among the countries ...
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Kenya dances near the brink of dissolution

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:15
Kenya has arrived at an impasse, and there is no easy way out. Monday's decision by the Supreme Court, dismissing legal challenges to Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, paves the way for the incumbent president to be sworn in next week. Even with the court's approval, the second term of his presidency ...
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Ethiopia receives 103263 new refugees in 10 months

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:18
ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia has received 103,263 new refugees in the first ten months of 2017, pushing the total number of refugees living in the country to 889,071, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) revealed on Wednesday. Kisut Gebreegziabher, Assistant Communication Officer at ...
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Chinese organization inaugurates Africa office in Ethiopia to facilitate investment

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:07
Participants attend the opening of Shenzhen Outbound Alliance (SOA) Africa branch office in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Nov. 21, 2017.
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Chebukati rejects call to resign and disband IEBC

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:00
IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati at the National Tallying Centre, Bomas on 28th October 2017. [photo/Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has rejected a call by the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) Executive ...
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Kim Zolciak-Biermann & Kenya Moore Waste No Time Going Straight for the Jugular in This Real ...

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:00
When Kenya Moore and Kim Zolciak-Biermann find themselves in the same room for the first time this season on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, ...
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UN-backed manufacturing summit launched in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:48
NAIROBI, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations (UN) in partnership with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), and trade ministry on Wednesday launched the Second Manufacturing Summit and Expo. Under the theme "Driving Local Competitiveness to Make Kenya a Manufacturing Hub for ...
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Ogaden: Somali Parliament Declare Transfer of Citizen to Ethiopia Illegal

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:37
Somalia's Parliament has released a report stating that the Somali government's detention and subsequent transfer of Mr Abdikarin Sheikh Muse to ...
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Huawei launches new smartphones in Kenya targeting high-end clients

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:37
NAIROBI, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday launched new smartphones in Kenya, targeting high net worth individuals in ...
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Terrorism, vandalism cost Kenya telecoms Ksh.284 million

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:26
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has termed destruction of communications infrastructure in parts of the country as retrogressive as ...
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Kalonzo Musyoka: My wife is well and undergoing treatment in Germany

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:03
National Super Alliance (NASA) co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka has dismissed social media rumours about his wife. Kalonzo in a phone call ...
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Huawei launches Mate 10 series in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:41
Huawei Mobile Kenya and Jumia, the largest local online retailer, officially launched the Huawei Mate 10 mobile device on Wednesday in the Kenyan ...
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Ethiopia Wins 2017 UN Investment Award

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:37
The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) wins the '2017 United Nations Award' for outstanding performance in targeted promotion, facilitation and execution of sustainable investment projects. According to a Press Release EIC sent to The Ethiopian Herald, the award is presented to the world's ...
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Ethiopia: Chinese Investors Keen to Invest in Livestock Processing

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:30
Chinese investors have shown keen interest to invest in an integrated livestock industries, meat and dairy farm processing and ceramic production in ...
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ERITREA: Canadian Appeal Court Affirms Eritreans' Slavery and Forced Labour Claims Can Proceed

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:07
(London, 21 November, 2017) British Columbia's Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal by Nevsun Resources Ltd., that sought to block a case brought against the company by three Eritrean refugees for the alleged used of forced labour at its Bisha mine in Eritrea. The three plaintiffs allege they ...
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Iron exploration blocks in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:33
The Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, invites all companies to bid for iron exploration blocks in Ethiopia. TI Ref ID: 429853043. Organisation: MINISTRY OF MINES, PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS. Address: P.O. Box 1169. Africa Hall Addis ...
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Boris Johnson under fire again for congratulating President Kenyatta

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:11
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is facing criticism for a second time, for sending congratulatory message to President Uhuru Kenyatta after the Supreme Court upheld his victory of October 26 repeat poll. A tweet from the State House dated November 20 acknowledges Mr Johnson after he endorsed ...
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Ethiopia: Transforming Livestock Sector, Solving Export Bottlenecks

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:00
Ethiopia is one of the top ranking countries in Africa and among the first ten in the world in terms of livestock resources. And it is not uncommon to see majority of the rural population engaged in some way with animal husbandry. Animal husbandry in rural areas is used for the provision of draft power, ...
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Huawei partners with Jumia Kenya to unveil Mate 10

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:52
By KEN MACHARIA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 22 – Huawei Mobile has launched the Mate 10 series in partnership with Jumia Kenya where the new devices will be available exclusively on the online retailer for two weeks before it gets into the retail stores across the country. The new Huawei Mate 10 ...
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