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Locusts threaten Kenya's food supply chain

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 08:18
A team has travelled by helicopter to one of Kenya's most remote corners to search for desert locusts, which threaten to cut off the nation's food supply ...
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RHOA: Kenya Moore's marriage storyline was tough to watch

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 07:45
Kenya Moore's marriage was front and center this season on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Marc Daly didn't love the attention. Kenya Moore ...
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Recovering drug addicts in Kenya find treatment difficult with Covid-19

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 07:00
Covid-19 regulations in Kenya pose additional challenges to recovering drug addicts along the coastal areas, who say they are finding it difficult to ...
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Will telemedicine outlast Covid-19 in Kenya?

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 06:48
Telemedicine has witnessed explosive growth globally during the Covid-19 pandemic. While the technology that enables telemedicine has been ...
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Kenya Airways begins job cuts amid pandemic losses

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 06:48
Kenya Airways has started a three-month round of job cuts as lawmakers in the country debate a bill that seeks to nationalize the carrier due to the ...
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Ethiopia benefits from $165m Covid-19 grant from AfDB

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 05:41
Published on 04.07.2020 at 12h21 by APA News. Share. The African Development Bank has provided a grant of $165 million to Ethiopia to help tackle ...
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Kenya Airways shares suspended from trading at Nairobi Exchange

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 05:18
Nairobi. Kenya Airways shares have been suspended from trading on the Nairobi bourse for three months as the process of State takeover enters a ...
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Explained: Who was Hachalu Hundessa, whose death triggered protests in Ethiopia?

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 05:07
Hachalu Hundessa, 34, was a musician and activist. Born into the Oromo community, he sang about their struggle for freedom. By: Explained Desk ...
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Covid-19: Kenya cases hit 7188

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 04:57
Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rashid Aman announced, during the daily briefing at Afya House in Nairobi, that these new cases raised ...
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CA survey points to a stiff competition in Kenya's telecommunications industry

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 04:56
Safaricom mobile data subscribers dropped between January and March in what competition of authority of Kenya links to cutthroat competition in the ...
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Rethinking Kenya's electoral system and why tyranny works

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 03:37
... • Kenya often claims that it is a democracy, whereby the majority rules. • But let's face it, democracy here is more like when two wolves and a sheep ...
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Amber Alert issued for toddler in Georgia, could be headed to Alabama

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 03:37
An Amber alert was issued for a 3-year-old in Georgia. Police say Ameer Williams was last seen with an adult names Kenya McQueen who could be ...
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Kenya Airways Begins Job Cuts Amid Nationalization, Virus Losses

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 03:15
Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter. Kenya Airways Plc started a three-month round of job cuts as lawmakers ...
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Over 7000 Covid 19 Cases in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 02:18
Covid 19 infections in the country surpassed the 7000 mark after 247 new cases were confirmed over the last 24 hours. This bring to 7,188 the number ...
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Tanzania testing novel model to produce green charcoal

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 02:18
MABWE, Tanzania. Over the past many years, Tanzania, an East African country known for its vast wilderness, is losing 483,859 hectares of forests ...
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Kenya Abandons Plans to Sell Its Sugar Companies to Keep Control

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 02:07
Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter. Kenya moved to unload the debt that's choked its sugar companies for ...
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State Seeks Jonathan Moyo's Extradition From Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 01:00
By Staff Reporter/Agencies. THE National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has written to the Kenyan government seeking assistance in the extradition of ...
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Tanzania attains lower middle income status five years early

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 01:00
Tanzania will now have access to international credit markets after the World Bank declared it a lower middle income country. However, this ends its ...
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Kenya to reopen its airspace despite increasing Covid-19 cases

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 00:26
Kenya is set to reopen its airspace for domestic flights, allow religious gatherings and inter-county tourism and travel in a bid to salvage its battered ...
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Former NTV Journalist Yassin Juma Arrested in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 23:18
Former NTV journalist and blogger Yassin Juma was reportedly arrested and detained in Ethiopia by the country's military on Friday, July 3. Juma was ...
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