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Tanzania uses music to fight drug abuse

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 09:48
Tanzanian musicians have teamed up with the country's government in efforts to fight drug abuse. The Drug Combat Enforcement Agency has sought ...
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UPDATE 3-Experts begin examining Ethiopia jet cockpit recorder

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 08:08
... * Too soon to know what caused the disaster-experts. * Downloading recorder data could take four hours. * Pilot was a “rising star”, hard-working- ...
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UPDATE 2-Investigators start studying Ethiopia jet cockpit recorder

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 08:08
(Recasts with recorder study). By Aaron Maasho and Leigh Thomas. ADDIS ABABA/PARIS, March 16 (Reuters) - Investigators seeking the cause of ...
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Kenya, Tanzania standoff hurting traders

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 07:00
Tanzania and Kenya are yet to resolve the standoff over the testing of goods crossing their borders, subjecting traders from both countries to increased ...
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Eritrea: HRW raises concern as forced conscription continues

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 06:48
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has raised concern that Eritrea's controversial policy of forced conscription continues, despite a peace deal signed with ...
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Second cut to be applied at 2019 Magical Kenya Open

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 05:18
NAIROBI, Kenya, March 16 – A second cut will be applied upon the conclusion of Round Three of the 2019 Magical Kenya Open Golf Championship ...
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Second cut to be applied at Magical Kenya Open

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 05:18
A second cut will be applied upon the conclusion of Round Three of the 2019 Magical Kenya Open Golf Championship on Saturday to trim the field to ...
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Investigators start studying Ethiopia jet cockpit recorder

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 04:44
ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators seeking the cause of the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed all 157 people on board have ...
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French investors eye renewable energy in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 03:15
Over two dozen representatives of big French companies, who came to Ethiopia along with President Emmanuel Macron, are keen in exploring ...
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Hotel forum returns after years of absence

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 03:03
The specialized Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), annually held in rotation, will be coming back to Addis Ababa, where the last time was hosted in ...
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Unilever to manufacture signature toothpaste in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 03:03
The Anglo-Dutch multinational, Unilever Global, is set to start manufacturing its signature toothpaste product “Signal” within Ethiopia, no longer ...
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Gain for higher education as Kenya and France sign pacts

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 02:41
Standard] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday oversaw the signing of bilateral agreements aimed at ...
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France move to make trade inroads in Kenya and region

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 01:33
French president Emmanuel Macron brought his unlikely charm offensive to East Africa, a region perceived to be fast shifting towards options that lie ...
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More key evidence found in Ethiopia air crash

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 22:33
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - A new piece of evidence found by investigators on the ground here suggests the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed ...
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Backlash over biased foreign media coverage of Ethiopia crash

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 22:00
Soon on Sunday (March 7) after the crash Ethiopia Airlines crash in Bishoftu, the Associated Press, AP, came in for flak for seemingly prioritizing ...
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Magical Kenya Open Notebook - Day Two

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 21:26
Helping hand for local golfers in tournament. Kibo Sports Limited, official distributor of Titleist products, has provided free Titleist golf balls for regional ...
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Canadian ambassador visits Ethiopia Airlines crash site as many questions unanswered

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 21:26
When Ethiopia Airlines Flight 302 crashed on Sunday and killed all 157 people on board, Paul Njuguna Njoroge lost his wife, his two children and his ...
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As some Canadian families of plane crash victims leave Ethiopia without answers, others arrive

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:22
As French aviation experts begin the task of analyzing the data and voice recorders of doomed Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, it has become a gruelling ...
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Investigators find piece of crashed jet's stabilizer in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:11
Investigators have discovered an important clue that may answer what made a brand new Ethiopian Airlines plane crash minutes after takeoff, killing ...
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Boeing 737 jackscrew could hold clues to deadly plane crash in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:40
Washington — French aviation experts on Friday began work on the heavily damaged black boxes from Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines disaster.
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