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Kenya nears 700 new coronavirus cases every 24 hours

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 22:19
The burden of coronavirus continues to weigh heavily on Kenya, with reports indicating that the country is nearing 700 new infections every 24 hours.
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Zabuni sells Kenya-grown beans that buyers brew themselves

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 21:15
Coffee can be used for catching up with old friends, going on a first date or waking up fully each morning. However, for Laban Njuguna, Zabuni ...
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Illicit sugar finds its way to Kenya despite ban

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 20:07
Can Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai find out why even after Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya banned the importation of sugar ...
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Kenya central bank has 'plenty of firepower'

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 18:15
Kenya's central bank governor said last week that policymakers still had plenty of firepower left to limit the damage to the country's economy from the ...
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Keynan: UNSC seat recognition of Kenya's global influence in peacebuilding

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 16:11
On January 1, 2021, Kenya will assume its seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) following its election during the 74th General ...
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It's time Kenya abolished boarding primary schools

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 16:11
In Africa, boarding schools were patterned on colonial models of education and were often underutilised by indigenous peoples. They were highly ...
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'Unnecessary' and risky caesarean births in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 16:00
Ann Kamore of Ndumberi in Kiambu, is facing a crisis over where to deliver her second baby in less than a month. “I am a meticulous planner and do ...
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Kenya's curse: Motion without movement

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 16:00
“You cannot grow an economy on mitumba, matatu and boda boda,” a former presidential candidate once told me. “You see,” he persuaded me, ...
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Kenya loses second medic to coronavirus

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 14:30
Marion Awour (pictured), the 32-year-old Ranchuoyo Sub County Hospital nurse who tested positive to COVID-19 two weeks has died. Marion was on ...
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Coronavirus — 23 More Deaths in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 14:07
As of Saturday, a total of 364 people had died in the country after being infected with the coronavirus. The minister has announced the good news that ...
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Ex-Gor Mahia duo wins another title in Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 13:56
Former Gor Mahia duo Francis Kahata and Meddie Kagere featured as Tanzanian champions Simba SC beat Namungo FC 2-1 to win the Azam ...
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Blind Kenya Power engineer beats the odds to light up homes

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 13:44
You might overlook the tiny ridges on the “F” and “J” keys of your computer keyboard, or the tiny dot that appears on number five of a remote control ...
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Kenya Moore Was Live With Carlos King And Fans Were Here For It

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 12:26
Kenya Moore made her followers happy when she announced that she was going live with the king of reality. Check out her message about Carlos ...
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Ethiopia Starts Covid Test Campaign; Cases Spike After Protests

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 12:03
Days of protests and violence in Ethiopia following the assassination of a prominent musician in June likely caused a spike in coronavirus cases, ...
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Great wildebeest migration watched in Kenya amid COVID-19

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 11:52
NAIROBI, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan tourists thronged Maasai Mara National Reserve on Sunday to watch more than 1.5 million wildebeests that had ...
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Ethiopia Coronavirus Cases Reach 18706

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 11:52
The office of Health Minister Dr. Lia Tadesse has confirmed the number of coronavirus cases in Ethiopia has reached 18,706 as of August 2nd, 2020.
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Tanzania plans to renovate livestock markets nationwide to boost output

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 11:30
DAR ES SALAAM, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The government of Tanzania has set aside 681 million Tanzanian shillings (about 292,800 U.S. dollars) for ...
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Minister of Health: Kenya is working “hard” for the return of kidnapped Cuban doctors

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 10:56
Cuban Minister of Public Health José Ángel Portal affirmed the Kenyan government is working “hard” to guarantee the “safe return” of two Cuban ...
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6-month-old baby tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 10:45
NAIROBI, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A six months old infant was among 690 Kenyans who tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, as the national tally hit ...
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Ethiopia set to conduct 200000 coronavirus tests

Google: Esat Africa - Sun, 08/02/2020 - 10:22
The Government of Ethiopia is set to launch a campaign dubbed, “Manim”, and conduct 200,000 coronavirus tests in two weeks. The Ministry of Health ...
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