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Facebook Removes Network in Ethiopia for Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 14:41
Join brand, digital, social media and influencer marketing leaders at Social Media Week LA, June 29-July 1, for discussions on industry trends, ...
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Escaped Eritrean trafficker given life sentence in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 13:00
Kidane Zekarias escaped from court premises in Addis Ababa after nearly a year of trial on eight counts of human trafficking. By Leul Estifanos.
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Notorious human trafficker sentenced to life in prison in absentia in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 12:15
Kidane Zekarias Habtemariam, an Eritrean who oversaw an extensive smuggling operation in Libya, was apprehended in Addis Ababa in February ...
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Kenya's Titus Ekiru says he can beat Kipchoge's 1:59:40 marathon record

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:52
Titus Ekiru of Kenya runs a sizzling 2:02:57 to win the Milan Marathon today. pic.twitter.com/JdyHntBiJC. — AW (@AthleticsWeekly) May 16, 2021.
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Facebook says it removed fake Ethiopia account network ahead of election

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:30
By Elizabeth Culliford. (Reuters) -Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had removed a network of fake accounts in Ethiopia targeting domestic users ...
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Facebook removes what it says is fake Ethiopia account network ahead of election

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:18
It said the network posted critical commentary about opposition politicians and groups including the Oromo Liberation Front, Ethiopian Democratic Party, ...
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Viewpoint: The Current Crises in Ethiopia, Security Threats in the Horn and the way out

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:02
The political culture of denial is characterized by denial of histories of atrocities, state violence and demands and rights of nations and nationalities, while ...
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Tanzania reviews ban on exports of live wild animals

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 10:56
Mary Masanja, the Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, made the remarks when she responded to Hamis Mwinjuma, a Member of ...
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The GFCS– APA programme in Malawi and Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 10:33
The climate crisis is already harming the productivity of farmers globally, threatening the livelihoods, crops and livestock of the poorest people. In 2020, ...
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Key reforms give renewed hope to Kenya's small-scale tea farmers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 10:11
Smallholder tea farmers in southwestern Kenya are finally getting recognition after the government recently revised laws governing the subsector.
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FightBox launches with Canal+ in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:49
SPI/FilmBox and Canal+ Group have launched SPI's combat sports entertainment channel FightBox on the latter's platform in Ethiopia. It will be offered ...
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Ethiopia: FightBox launches with Canal+

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:48
SPI/FilmBox and Canal+ Group have announced the launch of SPI's combat sports entertainment destination FightBox on the latter's platform in ...
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Kenya's horticulture sector to diversify export markets to boost revenues

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:48
Okisegere Ojepat, CEO of the Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya, told journalists in Nairobi that the European Union on average absorbs 70 percent of ...
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Sexual violence against children on the rise in Tanzania

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:37
According to Ms Reuben, this year's theme was selected by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child Tanzania included ...
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Reynolds hopes to follow in father's footsteps as Kenya prepare for Qualifiers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:15
(NAIROBI) Kenya - Victoria Reynolds arrived in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi from USA a few days ago ready to lead the 'Lionesses' onslaught in ...
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Looted artefacts withdrawn from UK auction after Ethiopia's appeal

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:05
Two artefacts that were taken during colonial-era looting by British forces in Ethiopia have been withdrawn from auction after the Ethiopian ...
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Kenya reopens airspace to Somalia

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 08:52
Ending a month-long feud, Kenya has re-opened its airspace for flights to/from Somalia in what Uhuru Kenyatta's government has termed a sign of ...
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Canon Partners With Creative Institutions in Kenya To Support Photographers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 07:45
Photography in Africa is becoming a huge movement. All creatives ask for is support from the product makers. In this case, Canon wants to partner with ...
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Leaders of Islamist group in Tanzania freed, charges dropped

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 07:45
The two top leaders of the civil society group the Association for Islamic Mobilization and Propagation, or UAMSHO, were freed after eight years of ...
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Ethiopia: Vigil InSight Situation Report - 16 June 2021

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:48
International aid organisations will face increasing tensions following the labelling of the TPLF and OLF-Shene as terrorist organisations at the start of ...
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