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Is Kenya begging for Uhuru congratulatory messages abroad?

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:45
President Uhuru Kenyatta with his deputy William Ruto at State House, Nairobi on October 17, 2017. PHOTO | NATION. The Foreign Affairs ministry is ...
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Mixed reactions following Robert Mugabe's resignation

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:24
Kenyans were not left out in the buzz strongly criticising and terming Mugabe's 37-year rule the worst Africa has ever experienced. ALSO READ: Why former MP wants NASA blocked from swearing in Raila. President Uhuru Kenyatta was also not left behind after the shocking move by Mugabe on ...
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Kenya: IMF Cautions Kenya on Rising Debt

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:48
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that Kenya's rising debt needs to be contained to avoid vulnerabilities to the economy from unforeseen shocks. IMF Resident Representative in Kenya Jan Mikkelsen on Tuesday said that while the economy had shown resilience to drought and ...
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Have Kenya Moore and Shereé Whitfield Buried Their Beef?

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:37
But it would appear that times are changing now that we're in Season 10. And Kenya appears to want to end all the shade throwing about their ...
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Kenya Battles Claims of Soliciting Kenyatta Congratulatory Messages

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:15
Kenya was on Tuesday caught in a diplomatic storm following claims that it was soliciting congratulatory messages from foreign countries after the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The respected London-based Financial Times reported that Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed ...
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Boris Johnson accused of 'fanning flames' of Kenya crisis with offer of congratulations

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:52
Boris Johnson was thrust into a political storm in Kenya on Tuesday after he appeared to become the first senior foreign official to endorse President Uhuru Kenyatta's controversial re-election. The Foreign Secretary handed the Kenyan government a diplomatic coup after he broke ranks with his western ...
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As Kenya Struggles to Recover from a Tumultuous Election, America Must Stand by Its Side

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:30
Supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrate on Nov. 20, in Nairobi after Kenya's Supreme Court dismissed two petitions to overturn the country's Oct. 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of Kenyatta.(Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images). This week marked yet another chapter in the ...
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Chinese organization inaugurates Africa office in Ethiopia to facilitate investment

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:56
ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- China's tech hub city Shenzhen has consolidated economic partnership with Ethiopia by opening its Shenzhen Outbound Alliance (SOA) Africa branch office in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday. SOA is a non-governmental organization formed to help ...
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Ethiopia bets on clothes to fashion industrial future

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:33
KOMBOLCHA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Checkered shirts for American chain Gap. Slate leggings for Swedish store H&M. Twill shorts for Germany's Tchibo ...
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Ethiopia bets on clothes to fashion industrial future

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:33
KOMBOLCHA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Checkered shirts for American chain Gap. Slate leggings for Swedish store H&M. Twill shorts for Germany's Tchibo. They are among a growing list of clothes being stitched together for big brands in Ethiopia. Workers sew clothes inside the Indochine Apparel PLC ...
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WALUBENGO: Stopping live broadcasts in Kenya isn't easy

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:33
Traditional media, particularly those with a national reach, have tended to self-regulate under the guidance of the Media Council of Kenya. The last time live broadcasts were banned in Kenya was during the middle of the 2007/8 post-election violence. The government, the regulators, the media owners ...
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In Movie-Style Heist, Kenya Robbers Tunnel Into Bank Opposite Police Station

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:00
NAIROBI (Reuters) - In a heist reminiscent of a Hollywood movie, Kenyan robbers spent months tunneling into the bowels of a bank located opposite a police station and stole the equivalent of half a million dollars, police said on Tuesday. Police said they had arrested two men and one woman over the ...
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Tanzania, Ethiopia Name Squads for Cecafa Challenge Cup

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 08:37
Rwanda's Group A opponents Tanzania and Group B side Ethiopia have named their squads for upcoming Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup to be held ...
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Kenya ranked 124 out of 140 countries in combating TB

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 08:37
Health stakeholders and researchers are meeting in Nairobi to chat the way forward on how the country can regain its glory in the fight against ...
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Kenya: Government Urges Population Control in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:52
Nairobi — The State Department of Development and Planning has emphasised the need for population control in the country using the integrated ...
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Government urges population control in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:52
By MUTHONI WAWERU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 21 – The State Department of Development and Planning has emphasised the need for population ...
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IMF cautions over Kenya debt vulnerability

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:41
IMF Kenya representative Jan Mikkelsen. PHOTO | KEVIN MWANZA | NMG IMF Kenya representative Jan Mikkelsen, Vision 2030's Veronicah Okoth ...
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IMF cautions over Kenya debt vulnerability

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:41
IMF Kenya representative Jan Mikkelsen, Vision 2030's Veronicah Okoth and Strathmore Business School associate professor Prof Robert Mudida during the IMF Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa and Kenya in Nairobi, November 21, 2017. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG ...
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The Sheikh of Ethiopia: How Saudi purge could disrupt an African country

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:34
As news spread of the detention of Saudi princes and business moguls in Riyadh earlier this month, alarm bells were ringing in another capital more than 1,000km away: one of Ethiopia's most important investors was under arrest. It remains unclear why Saudi authorities arrested Mohammed Hussein ...
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Boris Johnson in fresh foreign affairs controversy after 'congratulating' Kenya's President on ...

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:30
Boris Johnson is embroiled in another foreign affairs row after claims he rushed to congratulate Kenya's President on his controversial re-election. Uhuru Kenyatta's victory is hotly disputed, after allegations of “irregularities” and “illegalities” in the conduct of the poll, last month. Kenya's Supreme Court ...
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