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Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1 billion from Kenya's stock exchange?

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:03
Highlighting the cost of invalidating the 8 August presidential election, Kenya's deputy president quantified losses by a spooked stock market at ...
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Hillary Clinton says Kenya's annulled election was a “project” of a controversial US data firm

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:18
Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Kenya's annulled election was “a project” of Cambridge Analytica, a data company at the center ...
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Kenya Ferry offices in Mombasa burn in morning inferno

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:56
Fire fighters put out a blaze at the Kenya Ferry Services offices in Mombasa on September 19, 2017. It is suspected the fire was caused by an electric ...
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Kenya's electronic voting system won't be ready, says French firm

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:45
A re-run has been scheduled for October 17, when the system is to be deployed again. Uhuru 703x422. ELECTIONS | KENYA The electronic voting ...
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Kenya's high court to hear case on secession of western region

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:26
Kenya's high court has been petitioned to allow a community in the Western Province to hold a referendum on their secession from Kenya.
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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from August 28 to September 3, 2017

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:52
This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team (UNCMT) response ...
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Kenya: Kipyego in Course Record Win in Czech

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:41
Kenya's Barselius Kipyego coasted to course record breaking victory at Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon in Czech Republic on Saturday.
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Ethiopia reports ethnic clashes force 55000 to flee

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:07
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — More than 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia's Somali region after a week of clashes with Somalis ...
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'Flashpoint' Festival Looms in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:00
Ethiopian authorities should exercise restraint at a festival held by the country's largest ethnic group in October, after security forces at last year's event ...
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Kenya: Tough Rules for Teachers in War On Exam Cheats

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:00
From left: Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang, Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i and Knut Secretary-General Wilson Sossion ...
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Ethiopia: Exercise Restraint at Upcoming Festival

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:00
(Nairobi) – Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year's ...
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Kenya set up Mighty Warriors' semi-final

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:52
Striker Mercy Achieng scored a minute into optional time for the East Africans to book a place in the semi-final against Zimbabwe (Group A), who ...
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Thank you Kenya! Mighty Warriors through to semis

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:44
Kenya's Pauline Msungu (right) vies for the ball against Swaziland's Simphiwe Simelane during the Cosafa Women's Championship tournament at ...
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Conflict around fresh presidential elections in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:26
Kenya's electoral officials are battling to resolve sticky issues around fresh presidential elections slated for 17 October. This is amid reports that the ...
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13-Million-Year Old Skull from Kenya – A Human Ancestor? Not Likely

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:41
Writing in Nature, a group of scientists announced the discovery of a Miocene skull, of an infant ape, thought to be 13 million years old. The key claim ...
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Video Of The Week — Rare White Giraffes Sighted In Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:36
Earlier this year in June, a villager in Garissa County, Kenya, stumbled upon a rare sight — two white giraffes! Having never seen anything like it ...
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When Obama and I Upset the Whole Country of Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:45
As President Obama's second term began, many top advisers, their personal legacies cemented and a second term secure, were finally ready to leave ...
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Kenya forms team to negotiate international trade deals

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
The Government has formed a multi-agency council to coordinate bilateral, regional, inter-regional and multilateral trade. In a gazette notice yesterday, ...
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Two file case asking for Luhya community self-rule

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
... orders forcing the country to carry out a referendum on whether the Luhya community should have a country of their own; They claim that Luhya land ...
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Tech issues threaten to delay upcoming Kenya election rerun

Google: Esat Africa - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:26
Issues with polling technology are threatening to delay the upcoming rerun of the Kenya election scheduled for Oct. 17. A French information ...
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