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Ethiopia's tourism potential yet to be fully exploited

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:56
In 2016, over 800,000 tourists visited Ethiopia, bringing over ETB 128 billion (USD 5.6 billion) to the country. This is a decrease of approximately 11% ...
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Kenya a valued strategic partner for France – new envoy

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:45
France values Kenya as a strategic, economic, diplomatic and development partner in the region, the incoming French Ambassador to Kenya, Antoine ...
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Tanzania: UK to Double Trade Finance

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:22
British Prime Minister's Trade and Investment Envoy to Tanzania Lord Hollick has announced doubling of UK's government trade support for Tanzania ...
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Can Kenya afford salaries demanded?

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:07
Workers in Kenya have been going on strike for better pay. First it was the teachers who wanted a 300 per cent pay rise that was resolved following an ...
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France values Kenya as strategic partner, new envoy says

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:44
By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 17 – France values Kenya as a strategic, economic, diplomatic and development partner in the region, the incoming ...
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Corruption Perceptions List 2016 - Eritrea ranks 164th out of 176 countries

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:37
With last November's launch of Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2016, it's timely to assess Eritrea's stand in the world and ...
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Communications Authority of Kenya denies phone spying claims

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:37
The Communications Authority (CA) has responded to reports that the government is looking to tap into users of mobile devices and snoop on the ...
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Homeboyz tackle KCB, Mwamba battle Impala in Kenya Cup

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:14
KCB's Michael Wanjala goes for a try against Mean Machine during their Kenya Cup rugby league match on January 21, 2017 at Kenyatta University ...
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Tanzania Stops Private Health Centers From Offering AIDS Services

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:27
FILE – President George W. Bush speaks at a news conference with then-Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in Dar es Salaam, while on a ...
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Suffragette's historian son Richard Pankhurst dies, Ethiopia mourns

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:21
ADDIS ABABA, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Richard Pankhurst, the son of the British women's rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst who became one of the ...
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Suffragette's historian son Richard Pankhurst dies, Ethiopia mourns

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:18
ADDIS ABABA Richard Pankhurst, the son of the British women's rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst who became one of the world's leading experts ...
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Ethiopia denies forcing through Gibe Dams project

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:16
Fishermen in Lake Turkana. HRW says the water body is on the brink of drying up due to Gibe Dams project. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP.
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Local doctors offer best hope of providing quality healthcare

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:07
Many doctors and patients are cognizant of the fact that locally, the national rationale of only responding to patient or worker complaints during crisis ...
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Tanzania Stops 40 Health Centers From Offering AIDS Services

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:47
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government has stopped 40 privately run health centers from providing AIDS-related services, ...
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Kenya's economy ailing, says Raila Odinga

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:32
The ODM leader said Kenya's unemployment rate is among the highest in the world, with 17 per cent of the youth, who are the majority population, ...
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Tanzania: Chinese Envoy - How to Hit 7%

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:22
Dar es Salaam — Tanzania needs to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) to realise its goal of attaining seven per cent economic growth, ...
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Kenya to Import Yellow Corn for First Time Since 2011 on Drought

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 02:13
(Bloomberg) -- Kenya has approved the import of 5 million bags, or 450,000 metric tons, of yellow corn from Ukraine as a drought slashes its own ...
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Ethiopia: Peaceful Protest to Armed Uprising

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 01:58
What began as a regional protest movement in November 2015, is in danger of becoming a fully-fledged armed uprising in Ethiopia. Angered and ...
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Kenya: LSK Optimistic of End to Doctors' Strike as Talks Resume

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 01:30
A fresh round of talks between doctors and the government is expected to begin Friday after doctors' union officials requested a day to relax following ...
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Tanzania: More Deportees Received

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:45
Mtwara — Tanzanian deportees from Mozambique have increased to 193, Mtwara Regional Immigration Officer Rose Mhagama said here yesterday.
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