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EAST AFRICA

Tanzania: We Have Nothing to Hide, Says Acacia Amid Damning Report

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:00
Dar es Salaam — Tanzania's leading gold miner, Acacia Mining, has maintained that it declares everything it mines in the country even as a ...
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Kenya cuts the sod for Africa's tallest building in Nairobi

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:26
Construction has begun on Africa's tallest building in Kenya's capital Nairobi which will cost about $200 million. The 900 feet twin Pinnacle Towers will ...
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Proposed Trump budget spares Kenya from aid cuts

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:07
Most of Trump's proposed funding reduction for Kenya reflects his call for elimination of the Food for Peace Programme administered by the USAid.
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This is the next big thing in real estate

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:03
Last week, we explored reports that indicated that the best days for residential, retail and office segments might be behind us; for developers that is.
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Kenya eager to unleash acquired Springboks magic

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:33
Kenya Simbas loose forward Martin Owila in training at Barclays Bank Sports Club, Ruaraka in Nairobi on May 24, 2017 ahead of their Test match ...
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Ethiopia's Tedros to be Next Leader of UN Health Agency

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:03
A woman holds a portrait of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, candidate for the position of Director-General of the World Health Organization ...
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Kenya has not reneged on ban on used clothing, says official

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:07
Betty Maina, principal secretary in the Kenyan ministry of labour and EAC affairs, speaks to a journalist. (Timothy Kisambira) ...
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Trump proposes reduction in assistance to Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:33
United States President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington, DC on May 18, 2017. PHOTO | BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI | AFP ...
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The greening of Kenya, schools play their part

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:11
Teacher Jackson Muvevi was thrilled to attend the Green Initiative Awards ceremony for students from St Martin Kaewa Secondary School in ...
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Our industry can compete globally

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:11
With globalisation and fast changes in technology, the setting in which industry growth occurs keeps changing. Markets have to constantly build ...
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Kenya: Ensure Free, Fair August Poll

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:00
(Nairobi) – Kenyan authorities should ensure a level playing field, free from abuse for voters and candidates, in the elections scheduled for August 8, ...
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Elderly woman loses Sh300,000 in police recruitment

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:08
Mary Moraa a mother who was conned sh 315 thousand with a pledge that his son Vincent Nyagaka will be given Kenya police training form when ...
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Kenya signs deal with Cuba to improve healthcare

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:37
Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu addresses a meeting on March 10, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
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Former health, foreign minister of Ethiopia becomes WHO director-general

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:29
Newly elected Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference at the United ...
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Acacia Mining shares plunge as Tanzania keeps ban on gold exports

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:26
Shares in Tanzania-focused gold miner Acacia Mining fell 30 per cent on Wednesday after the country accused it of under-reporting the amount of ...
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Eight police killed in two Kenya roadside bombings

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:18
Eight police officers were killed Wednesday when their vehicles hit roadside bombs in two separate incidents in Kenya's restive northeast close to the ...
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Djibouti Opens New Port

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:56
Djibouti has formally opened one of four new ports designed to cement the tiny Horn of Africa nation's position as a continental hub, a statement from ...
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Al-Shabab Claims Somalia, Kenya Attacks

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:52
Militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly car bombing in Somalia's capital and two other fatal attacks in Kenya. Officials in the ...
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Ethiopia issues 30000 emergency passports for Saudi-stranded workers

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:45
In March, Saudi Arabia announced it was deporting undocumented migrants, granting a 90-day amnesty period in which foreigners could leave ...
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Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Elected As WHO Director General

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:39
“Africa, where viruses such as HIV, Ebola, and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former ...
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