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UAE issues travel alert to Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 03:41
Dubai: The UAE Embassy has issued a weather advisory to passengers travelling to Tanzania, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC). The ministry took to Twitter to make the announcement on Sunday, as it cautioned Emiratis over torrential rainfall and bad ...
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Kenyan traders plot protest over Tanzania harassment

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 03:03
MIGORI, KENYA: Migori county traders have threatened to destabilise business operation at Isebania border if the harassment and the arrest by Tanzania government is not addressed. ALSO READ: M-Pesa, idle land to be hit in new taxes. The traders raised their concerns to Kenya National Chamber of ...
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Expect power outage today if you live in these areas- Kenya Power

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 02:39
Kenya Power has announced that there will be power interruptions in several regions of the country today. Here are the places that will experience outages today in the country. The Kenya power has announced power outage today in several counties and regions countrywide. The move is to allow ...
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Kenya: Matiba's Legacy Lives On in a New Generation of Kenyan Leaders

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 01:00
Indisputably, Kenneth Stanley Njindo Matiba, who passed away after a long illness on April 15, 2018, is one of the makers of 20th century Kenya. But the real legacy of Matiba, one of the most charismatic and inspirational figures of his generation, is weightier than the epithets of an educator, a pioneer ...
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The Battle Over Ethiopia's Meqdela Treasures Heats Up

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:41
One of several processional crosses that were among the items looted during the British campaign in Ethiopia in 1868. (Photo: Victoria and Albert Museum). Tadias Magazine By Tadias Staff. April 22nd, 2018. New York (TADIAS) — Ethiopia's Ambassador to the U.K., Hailemichael Aberra Afework, ...
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Spend on cloud computing is increasing in SA, Kenya and Nigeria

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:07
Cloud computing allows for users to work on multiple devices, having data stored in one place, but experts warn this could be unsecure for large companies. (File). Related Articles. Microsoft data warrant case in top US court has global implications · Amazon launches video-conferencing for cloud ...
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Kenya: Kipchoge, Keitany Could Be Sh30m Richer At the End of Today's London Marathon

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:45
On Sunday morning at 11am, Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the streets of London for the third time eyeing a hat trick of London Marathon wins that can earn him a cool Sh30.5 million at the end of the race. This year's edition of London Marathon will present a very different challenge for ...
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Rwanda holds Kenya to goalless draw in Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifiers match

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:07
KIGALI, April 21 (Xinhua)-- Rwanda's junior wasps (Amavubi under 20) held Kenya's Rising Stars to a goalless draw in the return leg match of the African Youth Championships qualifiers played Saturday at Nyamirambo stadium in Rwandan capital Kigali. The draw came two weeks after the two teams ...
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Britain aids Tanzania in toppling Amin

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:56
The 1979 Uganda-Tanzania war, which began on October 28, 1978, was the first between two former British colonies on the African continent. By its start, Britain's policy was on economy and aid in order to have influence in Africa. Military intervention was least likely. The British government led by prime ...
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Matiba to be cremated as he wished

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:45
The late Kenneth Matiba will be cremated and not buried, seemingly in keeping in line with his wishes to his family back in 1994. It has emerged that the multiparty democracy champion also never wished to be accorded a state funeral upon his death. In an article by a local daily dated February 8, 1994, ...
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Sudan's al-Bashir, Ethiopia's premier discuss bilateral relations

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:22
April 21, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali on Saturday discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries in all fields. Al-Bashir, who arrived in Ethiopia on Friday to take part in Tana Forum which is hosted by the ...
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Uhuru contradicts Jubilee on Cambridge Analytica's election role

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
President Uhuru Kenyatta leading discussions during Africa leaders roundtable-Commonwealth business forum at Guildhall in London, on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting 2018 (CHOGM). (Photo: PSCU). President Uhuru Kenyatta has for the first time talked about the ...
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Kenya's Raila set to unveil 'handshake deal' team

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
NAIROBI. ODM leader Raila Odinga is this week expected to unveil his full team to facilitate the national unity and reforms agenda signed with President Uhuru Kenyatta last month, the Sunday Nation has learnt. Mr Odinga will hold the meeting on Tuesday to unveil the names of those who will work with ...
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How directors' pay compares at top two banks

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
Disclosures made to the Capital Markets Authority reveal huge disparities in directors' earnings at Kenya's two leading banks last year. ALSO READ: Court ruling casts cloud over NBK board membership. Directors of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) earned Sh400 million, 67 per cent more than fierce ...
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Raila under pressure over Kibaki, Moi talks

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has been at pains to explain to leaders and supporters from Western why he seemingly abandoned NASA at the hour of need even as explained that he had met two former presidents, Daniel Moi and Mwai Kibaki to stabilise the country. Raila rebuffed critics trying to label ...
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Kenya plans business onslaught on Dar with big delegation to trade fair

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
Export promotion council CEO Peter Tarus says that the council will focus on value addition and supply chain innovations to increase exports. Kenya will take one of the biggest delegations to this year's Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair, according to Export Promotion Council (EPC) Chief ...
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Dar renews efforts for extradition of KPC boss over scam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
Officials in Tanzania prosecuting a Sh600 million bribery scandal relating to a government bond have now turned to the country's Justice minister for help to get Kenyan authorities to extradite two of its citizens they believe will help solve the case. They are looking for Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) ...
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High electricity bills, delayed token purchases expose rot at Kenya Power

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
Revelations of inflated power bills and unresponsive pre-paid token purchases could reveal the extent of rot in the country's electricity distribution, even as Kenya Power tries to explain the twin issues away. When and how some third party vendors were procured, and why at least two of them have been ...
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Canadian man imprisoned for 11 years in Ethiopia returns to Toronto

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00
A Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for more than 11 years has returned to Toronto after a gruelling campaign by his family and an international human rights groups to free him. Bashir Makhtal was sentenced to life in prison in 2009 after he was arrested by Ethiopian authorities for his alleged ...
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Kenya: Tough Law Fails to Deter Rapists As Crime Soars

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 15:37
Last week's incident in which a gang of serial rapists stabbed and killed a 40-year-old man who was out to rescue his widowed sister-in-law from their grip has raised alarm over increase in sexual attacks targeting women and children. The sword-wielding gang of five conducted a door-to-door operation ...
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