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Kenya's latest mobile phone bond falls short of target

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:00
NAIROBI (Reuters) - An innovative Kenyan bond which is bought via mobile phone had raised far less than the 1 billion shillings ($9.6 million) ...
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Abandon governor bid, join Sonko, Uhuru tells Peter Kenneth

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:50
A file photo of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko during a fundraising ceremony at at Our Lady of Visitation Catholic Church ...
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President Uhuru fetes Team Kenya for WU18

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:48
Team Kenya for the IAAF World Under 18 share a moment with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi where he feted the team.
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Acacia Mining shares wilt as Tanzania row gouges hole in revenues

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:15
Shares in gold miner Acacia tumbled again after it laid bare the financial cost of its dispute with the government of Tanzania. Revenue at the FTSE 250 ...
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Acacia warns of mine closure unless Tanzania lifts export ban

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:03
Acacia Mining, one of the largest gold producers in Africa, will be forced to close its flagship mine in Tanzania unless the government lifts an export ...
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China would consider sending troops for Djibouti-Eritrea

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:52
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — China's top diplomat to the African Union says his country would consider sending peacekeeping troops to a disputed ...
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China would consider sending troops for Djibouti-Eritrea

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:52
China's top diplomat to the African Union says his country would consider sending peacekeeping troops to a disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region ...
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Kenya MP faces contempt charge for ethnic comments

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:30
Kenyan police said on Friday they had arrested an opposition parliamentarian on suspicion of "ethnic contempt" over a public address he made ahead ...
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UPDATE 1-Acacia Mining aims resume dividend if Tanzania export ban ends

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:18
LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Acacia Mining aims to reinstate its dividend in early 2018 if Tanzania ends a concentrate export ban that forced the ...
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Cholera – Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:56
Since the beginning of 2017, Kenya is experiencing an upsurge of cholera cases. The first cholera outbreak reported in 2017 was in Tana River ...
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Tanzania: Opposition figure arrested for rebuking president

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:33
DODOMA, Tanzania — Tanzanian authorities say they are holding an opposition figure who is accused of calling President John Magufuli a dictator.
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WHO sees high risk from Kenya cholera outbreak

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:33
GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of cholera in Kenya poses a high risk to the region and a moderate threat globally, the World Health Organization ...
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Tanzania's Magufuli Threatens to Shut Mines If Firms Delay Tax Talks

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:22
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has threatened to close down all gold mines in the country if mining companies delay talks with his government ...
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Chinese firms create over 28000 jobs in Ethiopia over past five years: official

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:22
Photo taken on June 29, 2017 shows passengers disembark a train running on the Chinese-built light rail in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. The light ...
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Tanzania officials question Acacia Mining staff in legal spat with Gov't

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:16
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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Shigeru Ban designs 20000 homes for severely overcrowded refugee camp in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:48
World-renowned architect, Shigeru Ban, is taking his talents to those who need it most. Working in collaboration with UN-Habitat, the UN agency that ...
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Kenya warns of social media crackdown ahead of polls

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:37
Kenya's government has threatened to clamp down on social media users who spread hate speech or fake news that could fan violence in the lead up ...
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Interview: Ethiopia, Africa highly benefiting from Chinese engagement: expert

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:15
ADDIS ABABA, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese engagement has injected positive momentum to the development of Ethiopia in particular and Africa in ...
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3 Luxury Kenya Safari Spots Loved By Doutzen Kroes, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and more

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 05:43
The Kalama Airstrip in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya stretches out and disappears into the Kalama Community Conservancy, a core ...
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Tanzania questions Acacia Mining staff in row with government

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 04:00
Tanzania detained and questioned two senior local Acacia Mining staff at an airport this week in a dispute with the government, two sources said on ...
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