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Tanzania is accelerating a mobile phone program to provide more newborns with birth certificates

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:33
Tanzania is ramping up the registration and issuance of birth certificates to children under five years using mobile phones. The mobile registration is ...
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The Lords of Living Lies in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:30
Author's Note: In this commentary, I take a careful look at the “very sophisticated report from the Embassy [of Ethiopia]” submitted for the record at the ...
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Somalia: Ethiopia Shifts Troops Around, Adjusts Posture

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:30
Ethiopian forces recently withdrew from several locations in Somalia's central Galgaduud region, according to reports by Jowhar and on several social ...
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Tanzania Frees Musician Arrested for Mocking the Government

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:07
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered the immediate release of a popular local musician on Monday, a day after ...
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Kenya, Ethiopia Dominate 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:56
Kenya and Ethiopia emerged as the top competitors in the 2017 World Cross Country Championships held in Kampala, Uganda, Sunday. FOLLOW ...
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Kenya Moore Reacts to Her Break-Up with Matt Jordan: "I'm Done"

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:33
"I'm done." That's what Kenya Moore wrote in big, bold letters on Instagram following Sunday night's emotional episode of The Real Housewives of ...
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Tension in Namanga as Kenyans protest harassment by Tanzanian authorities

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:18
Residents of Namanga town on the Kenyan side walk past a fire lit on the road on March 27, 2017 as they demonstrated harassment Tanzanian ...
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Kenya central bank holds benchmark lending rate

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:11
NAIROBI, March 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's central bank held its main lending at 10.0 percent for a third time in a row saying higher food prices were to ...
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Kenya Power staffers, 6 others arrested over theft of street lights, vandalism

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:11
By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 27 — Eight people including two staff of Kenya Power were arrested over the weekend in connection to ...
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Alluring magnet of politics is still a mystery in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:02
Besides tribe and clans or such, plus the party euphoria, you need to literally warm yourself to their heart through money and goodies. Advertisement.
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Nudging in Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 09:48
NAIROBI, Kenya — Last year at primary schools in western Kenya, social scientists were busy performing dirty skits in front of hundreds of children.
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Kenya: Drought Emergency Appeal Revision 2, n°MDRKE039

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 09:26
This revised Emergency Appeal seeks 25,062,572 Swiss francs (increased from 9,107,628 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red ...
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Ethiopia: Tourism in Protest-Ridden Ethiopia Is Hurting - Reviving It Will Take More Than Unveiling ...

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 09:26
Last week on March 22, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who also chairs the Ethiopian Tourism Transformation Council, officially ...
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Teen mothers in Kenya become powerful advocates for change

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 09:05
KILIFI, Kenya – Purity Bahati was only 15 when she started dating her boyfriend, a 28-year-old man. “He told me he loved me, and I believed him,” she ...
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Kenya says its army killed 31 extremists in Somalia

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 08:48
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia, but the Islamic ...
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31 militants killed in attack by Kenya's military in Somalia

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 08:47
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia. The military said ...
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China donates rice worth Sh2.25Bn to Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 08:41
By MARGARET WAHITO, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 27 – Kenya is set to receive 21,000 metric tons of rice to help Kenyans affected by drought. Chinese ...
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Taskforce to counter violent extremism launched in Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 08:18
A team has been formed to spearhead campaigns for prevention and countering violent extremism launched in Nairobi. The team will include all ...
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Kenya signs Sh6.7billion loan for electricity connection

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 06:37
NAIROBI, KENYA: The government has signed Sh6.7 billion towards last mile connectivity project that will enable 1.5 million people access electricity.
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Tanzania rapper Nay wa Mitego freed after Magufuli criticism

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 05:02
Tanzanian rapper Emmanuel Elibariki, known as Nay wa Mitego, has been released just a day after he was arrested for releasing a song deemed ...
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