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Over 100 killed in clashes in Ethiopia's Afar, Somali regions

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 21:03
Border clashes between the Afar and Somali regions predate the six-month-old conflict in the Tigray.
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I want to be Kenya One, says Mashujaa keeper Silong

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 20:52
The USIU-A Mashujaa goalkeeper was impressive in the first match as Kenya shared the spoils in a one-all draw. • "I have to step up my game in order ...
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Ethiopia reports 2054 new COVID-19 cases

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 20:30
Ethiopia registered 2,054 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 219,381 as of Tuesday evening, the country's ...
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Ethiopia reports 2054 new COVID-19 cases

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 20:29
ADDIS ABABA, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia registered 2,054 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 219,381 as of ...
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Tanzania's new president changes policy on COVID-19, media

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 19:31
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Tanzania's new president appears to be taking a new, scientific approach to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. President Samia ...
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Ethiopia revel in Total AFCON return after eight years

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 16:11
CAF: (April 6, 2021) Ethiopia, among the founding nations of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), has struggled to qualify for the Total Africa ...
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State unveils Sh36bn Covid bailout for KQ, Kenya Power

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 16:00
The government will spend Sh36 billion to bail out key parastatal which have sunk into losses as a result of Covid-19 economic fallout. The National ...
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Somali refugees in Kenya are victims of strained relations

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 16:00
Somalia has accused Kenya of hosting and arming Janan militias as part of its support for the Jubbaland administration. Jubbaland, a member state of ...
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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan trade blame as Nile dam talks fail

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 15:48
The Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi, as the current chair of the African Union, hosted the talks in the latest bid to ease ...
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Ethiopia: Hunger 'used as a weapon of war' in Tigray conflict

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 15:46
As the war in Ethiopia enters its fifth month, millions of displaced people in the northern region of Tigray are now facing a further crisis – hunger.
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The Weeknd donates $1M towards relief efforts in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 14:07
WASHINGTON (SBG) — The Weeknd is making a hefty donation towards helping those in need in Ethiopia. The Grammy Award-winning singer ...
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Locust Swarms Destroy Crops, Threaten Livelihoods In Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 13:56
For more than a year, swarms of locusts in Kenya's arid and semi-arid north have threatened the livelihood of crop and livestock farmers already ...
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Exit Eritrea

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 13:54
The Ethiopian government announced last week that Eritrean forces had begun to withdraw from the Tigray region. Only a few weeks earlier, Addis ...
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Kenya stands to lose Sh25b due to diplomatic row

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 13:31
With UK being Kenya's second-largest importer of flowers, anxiety has gripped the sector. The Kenya Flower Council has warned of a major disruption ...
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Ethiopia reported 2054 new coronavirus cases, 25 deaths

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 13:00
Ethiopia reported 2,054 new coronavirus cases in the post 24 hours. 25 news deaths are reported during the same period. April 6 _ Coronavirus _ ...
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Ethiopia announces new delay to license deadline

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 13:00
In what has been described as an eleventh-hour decision in response to requests from bidders, the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) has ...
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UN warns Tanzania not to reject people fleeing Mozambique violence

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 12:48
By Emma Rumney and David Lewis. JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - United Nations teams have received "worrying" reports that Tanzania has rejected ...
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Kenya: Obama celebrates his grandmother Sarah, who bridged the gap to his African identity

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 12:15
Sarah Obama, former US President Barack Obama's 'Granny', died on 29 March in Kenya at the age of 99. She was one of his most ardent supporters, ...
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At least 100 killed in border clashes between Ethiopia's Somali and Afar regions - official

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 12:01
Around 100 civilians were killed since clashes broke out on Friday and continued through Tuesday, Ahmed Humed, deputy police commissioner for the ...
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Is the new One Kenya Alliance a breath of fresh air for Kenyan politics ?

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:52
Kenya's newest coalition, the One Kenya Alliance brings together seasoned politicians who for a decade now, have been in opposition. In a country ...
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