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Kenya mulls new guidelines on yellow fever certificates to weed out cartels

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:41
NAIROBI, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's health ministry said on Thursday it is crafting a raft of measures to streamline the issuance of yellow fever ...
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Fate of Dadaab Refugee Camp in Limbo as Kenya Presses for Closure

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:41
More than once in recent years, Kenyan officials have called for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, home to more than 200,000 ...
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UN to support Ethiopia's financial planning, digitalization efforts

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:18
ADDIS ABABA, May 16 (Xinhua) -- United Nations on Thursday vowed to support the Ethiopian government's efforts through strategic planning and ...
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Not-for Profit Organization Donates Millions for IDPs in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:45
16 de mayo de 2019, 11:46Addis Ababa, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The Global Alliance for Ethiopia has carried out a donation to help the rehabilitation ...
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Shocking New Exposé: Donkeys in Kenya Beaten and Killed for Gelatin

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:33
PETA Reveals Extreme Cruelty to Donkeys Killed for Skins Exported to China and Used to Make Ejiao Medicinal Ingredient. For Immediate Release:
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Ethiopia named Tassew Gebre as boundary commissioner

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:11
Tassew Gebre and Ustaz Abubeker named as commissioner and deputy chairperson of the Identity and Boundary Commission respectively.
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Long & Foster's Easton office welcomes Wilson back from Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:11
EASTON — Linda Wilson, an agent in Long & Foster's Easton office, recently returned from Kenya, where she works with orphans and underprivileged ...
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Ethiopia: Call for appointment of UN Envoy on journalist safety

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:00
International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) calls for the appointment of a UN Special Envoy dedicated to the journalist safety on World Press ...
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Ethiopia closes 45 IDP camps amid repatriation efforts

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:48
ADDIS ABABA, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian government on Thursday disclosed that some 45 camps that have been hosting Internally Displaced ...
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Activists urge Kenya to halt 'horrific' donkey skin sales to China

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:37
Nairobi (AFP). Animal activists urged Kenya Thursday to ban the slaughter of donkeys for use in Chinese medicine, a practice which has soared in ...
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Why Kenya wants a new IMF deal

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:03
LONDON (Reuters) – Kenya expects to finalise a deal with the International Monetary Fund within two months and the lender is not insisting on a ...
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Kenya to finalise IMF deal within two months, rate cap "no issue" -Finance Minister

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:03
By Karin Strohecker. LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) - Kenya expects to finalise a deal with the International Monetary Fund within two months and the ...
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Kenya to finalise IMF deal within two months, rate cap "no issue" -Finance Minister

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:03
LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) - Kenya expects to finalise a deal with the International Monetary Fund within two months and the lender is not insisting ...
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Donkeys Violently Beaten, Killed in Kenya for Gelatin

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:41
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Kenya: KTDA inks $35 mln loan deal to improve tea production

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:33
(Ecofin Agency) - Standard Chartered Bank Kenya, signed a Ksh3.5 billion ($35 million) funding agreement with Kenya Tea Development Agency ...
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The little known story of the Polish refugees who fled to East Africa during World War II

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:33
The historic burden wrought by World War II continues to equally shape the world today and haunt the lives of the young and old. For the Polish ...
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Kenyan al-Shabab returnees recount stories of pain and fear

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:22
Human rights campaigners say hundreds of Kenyans willingly joined al-Shabab as fighters, porters and wives or were duped into doing so. This was ...
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OPINION: You can't be a lesbian in Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:11
... * Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Tanzania's president John Magufuli ...
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UN urges calm after protests by LGBT+ refugees in Kenya turn violent

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:00
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations has urged LGBT+ refugees in Kenya to show “calm and restraint” after protests ...
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UN urges calm after protests by LGBT+ refugees in Kenya turn violent

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:00
NAIROBI, May 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations has urged LGBT+ refugees in Kenya to show “calm and restraint” after protests ...
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