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Tanzania Humanitarian Situation Report (January - February 2018)

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:52
... • With support from UNICEF, 7,065 unaccompanied and separated refugee children have been provided with psychosocial support, referrals and access to basic services based on the Best Interest Determination. • UNICEF in collaboration with partners ensured provision of safe water and sanitation ...
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Cafe Javas now in Nairobi, Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:01
Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Cafejavas, a Kampala-based full-service, quick-casual, coffee-themed restaurant chain, has crossed the border from Uganda, taking their services to Nairobi, Kenya. It is a Mandela Group company. C.Js is the newest Coffee place / Gastronomy place in Nairobi ...
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Drought to flood and back again: Cycle that haunts Kenya yearly

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:00
The Eldoret bus plying to Moroto,Uganda swept away by River Kawalase on Sunday 08,2018/HESBOUN ETYANG. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Heavy rains are wreaking havoc across Kenya barely a year after a drought ravaged the country. The losses arising from the two disasters ...
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Expect wet and windy weekend - weatherman

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:00
Kenya is on widespread flood alert with torrential rainfall expected beginning tomorrow. Weather officials have issued a warning of heavy downpour throughout the weekend and spreading into next week. Western Kenya was expected to experience a slight reduction in rainfall amounts yesterday and ...
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Harmonise standards to bar low quality local foodstuff

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:00
Fresh Produce players have raised alarm how fresh produce rejects barred from international markets find their way to local meal tables. Okesegere Ojepat, Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya Consortium (FPC Kenya) chief executive officer said they are in consultation with local supermarkets and ...
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RADY: Kenya can be a manufacturing nation

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:59
Assembling of vehicles takes place at Associated Vehicle Assembly in Jomvu, Mombasa County, on January 24, 2018. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. It would create employment for a million Kenyans by 2022 and boost Kenya's competitiveness in the international ...
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Horticulture nets Kenya Sh305 billion

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:22
The value of horticulture production rose 41 per cent last year compared with 2017 on account of good prices. Market data from the Horticulture Department indicates overall sales rose from Sh216 billion in 2016 to Sh305 billion last year. The total value of horticultural produce exported in 2017 ...
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Horticulture nets Kenya Sh305 billion

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:22
Market data from the Horticulture Department indicates overall sales rose from Sh216 billion in 2016 to Sh305 billion last year. The total value of horticultural produce exported in 2017 increased from Sh101.5 billion in 2016 to Sh115 billion last year. Advertisement. By GERALD ANDAE More by this ...
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The Blessed Burden Of Consolata Aganga

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:11
If someone were to tell you their job was a burden, you might feel sorry for that person. So when Consolata Aganga told me, "I feel good because I have the burden of serving my people," I was puzzled. How can a burden make you feel good? Consolata, a 55-year-old mother of three (and grandmother ...
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Ethiopia, Sudan give no reply to Egypt's invitation for dam talks in Cairo: FM

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:56
CAIRO, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Egypt got no reply from Ethiopia and Sudan to its invitation for further talks in Cairo over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that is currently being built on their shared Nile River, the Egyptian foreign minister said in an interview with a local TV channel on ...
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Kenya's Omar sacked by Bulgarian club for insulting team-mates

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:11
Bulgarian club Slavia Sofia have sacked Kenya international Aboud Omar, accusing the defender of insulting his team mates and coaches. In a statement the club said the problems had been going on for several months and that he also showed disrespect to Bulgaria. "I decided to remove Aboud Omar ...
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Egypt warning to Ethiopia over dam project on Nile tributary

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:00
Cairo fears that the project, expected to benefit Sudan and Ethiopia, may affect its share of the waters. Holidaymakers take a boat tour on the Nile River past the Great Pyramids (Amr Nabil/AP). By Associated Press Reporter. April 19 2018 3:19 PM. 0 Comments. Egypt warning to Ethiopia over dam ...
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Egypt FM warn Ethiopia over Nile River dam

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:00
CAIRO — Egypt's foreign minister has delivered a warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building on a Nile River tributary. Sameh Shoukry says in TV comments aired Thursday that all parties “should know that Egypt will not accept the status quo ... and continues to defend the interests of its people ...
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No response from Ethiopia, Sudan to Egypt's invitation for dam negotiations

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:37
CAIRO – 19 April 2018: “Unfortunately, Ethiopia and Sudan have not responded to the invitation sent by Egypt to resume the negotiations over the Renaissance Dam and we lost another chance to reach a solution for the Dam's technical problem,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry.
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Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed brings 10 new faces into his new Cabinet amid economic optimism

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:25
New Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed and formed his Cabinet, which has been unanimously approved by parliament today. reGina Jane Jere reports. Sixteen days after being sworn in as Prime Minister after the surprise resignation of his predecessor, Hailemariam Desalegne, the ...
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Ethiopia elects first female house speaker

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:15
ADDIS ABABA, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives on Thursday elected its first female house speaker, Muferiat Kamil. The appointment of Muferiat Kamil as house speaker of the Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives, the parliament's lower house, has marked ...
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Kenya Names Toyo of Japan for $319 Million Port Terminal Project

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:03
Kenya has picked Toyo Construction Co. Ltd. of Japan for a 32 billion-shilling ($319 million) Mombasa port container-terminal expansion project that starts in May. Construction will be complete in 38 months and will increase capacity by 450,000 twenty-foot equivalent units, according to Kenya Ports ...
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Kenya's fresh produce lobby works to enhance food safety standards

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:52
NAIROBI, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's fresh produce lobby said Thursday it plans to enforce stringent hygiene in order to enhance food safety standards in the country. Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya (FPC Kenya) CEO Okesegere Ojepat told journalists in Nairobi that its members will strictly adhere ...
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Acacia Mining 'optimistic' on Tanzania deal as talks with Chinese investors continue

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:41
Gold miner Acacia has said it is “optimistic” about a resolution later this year to an ongoing row with Tanzania over taxes. Peter Geleta, interim chief executive, said Acacia's majority shareholder Barrick was continuing talks with the government of Tanzania and hoped to be able to present a proposal by ...
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Kenya Capital-Markets Regulator Plans Waivers to Spur Listings

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:41
Kenya's Capital Markets Authority is proposing exemptions for companies that weren't fully tax compliant in the past with the view to increasing listings on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The proposed waivers will be included in the 2018-19 budget and are intended to help small- and medium-sized ...
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