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Ethiopia needs to end the persecution of a key ethnic group to achieve real reform

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:03
The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past—for now. Many have praised the new prime ...
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Bancor to Help Reduce Poverty in Kenya With Community Currencies

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:50
Bancor, the decentralized liquidity platform, has announced that it will release a new service aimed at decreasing the poverty in Kenya. Bancor will be ...
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EU gives Kenya and Uganda Sh3.9 billion for refugees

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:30
Somali refugee girls attend Koran classes at the Liban integrated academy at the Ifo refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, ...
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Kenya looking to boost electricity demand, investor confidence in new generation capacity

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:07
The Kenyan government is actively looking at policies to boost electricity demand, an initiative designed to give investors in new generation capacity ...
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The world's first mobile-only government bond in Kenya is popular, but missed its target

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:52
When Kenya launched M-Akiba, a mobile-only government bond, last year, the goal was to offer ordinary citizens access to the nation's capital ...
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Uhuru heads to Ethiopia for South Sudan peace talks

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:22
President Uhuru Kenyatta leaves for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the IGAD-led South Sudan peace talks, June 21, 2018. /PSCU. President Uhuru ...
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On the trail of the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia's Lake Tana

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:00
The African bush and world-renowned religious sites are meant to be two separate holiday options. Stories about examining ancient Christian scrolls ...
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Opinion: Peace within and between Eritrea and Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:48
Lencho Leta. Addis Abeba, June 21/2018 – The outbreak of war between Eritrea and Ethiopia in the concluding years of the twentieth century is a truly ...
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Ethiopia: Oromia – Somali Conflict-Induced Displacement (20 June 2018)

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:41
This document has been prepared jointly by OCHA and the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC), in partnership with Cluster ...
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AU hails recent positive developments in Ethio-Eritrea relations

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:41
ADDIS ABABA, June 21 (Xinhua) --Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the recent positive ...
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Ethiopia's new chief Abiy is shaking trees: What's his deal?

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:41
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame (right) presents a gift to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (left) in Addis Ababa on Mya 24, 2018. PHOTO | ...
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Sugar has no mercury but contains copper, lead - KEBS

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:07
The contraband sugar impounded in the county has no mercury, but high content of Copper and lead, KEBS has admitted. The new revelations ...
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Lungu's next scandal is warming up in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:07
Prominent among the few who travelled to Kenya with President Edgar Lungu last week was Mr Valden Findlay, a powerful Lusaka-based ...
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AU welcomes improvement in Ethiopia-Eritrea relations

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:07
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has welcomed the recent “positive developments in the relations” between ...
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Kenya to field only female team for Special Olympics anniversary

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 04:45
NAIROBI, Kenya, June 21 – Kenya will field the only female team from Africa for the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics scheduled to be hosted in ...
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Hope in the Horn as Eritrea-Ethiopia thaw takes shape

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 02:07
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Eritrea's president broke weeks of silence on Wednesday to respond positively to conciliatory overtures from bitter foe ...
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Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:56
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki said the officials will “gauge current developments directly and in depth” to plan future steps. His announcement ...
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Somalia's ports deal with Ethiopia does not affect Somaliland: foreign minister

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:02
Somaliland is confident that the weekend announcement of an agreement between the federal government of Somalia and Ethiopia to jointly invest in ...
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Following pride event, Kenya's gay refugees fear for their lives

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:06
The Kakuma Refugee Camp in northwestern Kenya held its first LGBTQ pride event on Saturday, but now the event's organizers are in fear for their ...
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ONYANGO-OBBO: Ethiopia's new chief Abiy is shaking trees: What's his

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:11
From left: President Uhuru Kenyatta, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto at State ...
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