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2 year jail term for not wearing mask in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:12
The Ethiopian government has passed a law that allows for the imprisonment of up to two years for refusing to wear a face mask in public.
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Long distance runner Mo Farah named ambassador for Djibouti ports

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:10
Mo Farah, a British long distance runner and a double Olympic medalist has been named Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority ambassador.
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'Embassy office Eritrea forces donations from asylum seekers'

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:57
Diplomats from the Eritrean embassy office in the Netherlands are involved in raising money among members of the Eritrean community in the ...
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Multi-Billion Hospitals Transforming Healthcare in Kenya [PHOTOS]

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:52
On September 10 2020, President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the official opening of Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital. The ...
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Tanzania Government Censoring Mobile Networks Ahead Of Presidential Election

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:41
With only four days to go before Tanzania's hotly contested presidential election on October 28, the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority ...
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Ethiopia accuses Trump of 'incitement of war' over remarks that Egypt will 'blow up' disputed dam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:41
Ethiopia accused President Trump on Saturday of “incitement of war” between Addis Ababa and Cairo, a day after Trump said Egypt will “blow up” a ...
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Ethiopia accuses Trump of inciting 'war' over Nile dam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:30
Ethiopia on Saturday accused Donald Trump of inciting "war" over a massive Nile River mega-dam after the US president spoke out against the ...
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Tanzania's president mourns road accident victims as death toll rises to 15

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:18
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Tanzania's President John Magufuli on Saturday sent a condolence message to victims of a road accident in ...
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Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will 'blow up' dam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:22
Ethiopia on Saturday denounced “belligerent threats” over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River, a day after U.S. President ...
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Kenya records 947 cases of COVID-19

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:11
The Kenyan Health Ministry on Saturday confirmed 947 new cases of COVID-19 from 6,862 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the number ...
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Ethiopia denounces Donald Trump remark that Egypt could 'blow up' Nile dam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:48
CAIRO — Ethiopia on Saturday denounced "belligerent threats" over the huge hydropower dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile river, less ...
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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (23 October 2020)

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:26
Daily Laboratory test: 6,538 Severe cases: 315 New recovered: 858 New deaths: 4 New cases: 536. Total Laboratory test: 1,430,043 Active cases: ...
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Coronavirus – Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (23 October 2020)

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:26
Daily Laboratory test: 6,538. Severe cases: 315. New recovered: 858. New deaths: 4. New cases: 536. Total Laboratory test: 1,430,043. Active cases: ...
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Ethiopia slams Trump for saying Egypt will 'blow up' Nile dam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:03
... with neighbours Sudan and Egypt; The comment came hours after the US president weighed in on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute ...
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Ethiopia Slams Pressure After Trump Remark About Destroying Dam

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 07:22
Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter. Ethiopia slammed international pressure regarding its long-running ...
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Kenya: No Beds for Covid-19 Patients Amid Fears of a Second Wave

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 07:00
Only 18,443 isolation beds are available for use by coronavirus patients against the national target of 30,500 units. This is despite fears of a rapid ...
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Kenya: Gor Legends Laud State's Stadium Project in Kisumu

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 07:00
Gor Mahia legends from Nyanza have said that the building of Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium will play a key role in nurturing talent in the region.
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Kenya to plant 18m trees across Safari Rally routes countrywide

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 07:00
... • The WRC Safari Rally is to be held next year on June 24-27 after it was postponed in 2020 following the Covid-19 pandemic. • Amina committed ...
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Coronavirus – Kenya : COVID-19 Response – Perspectives on Kenya Symposium at Serena Hotel

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 06:59
Information, Communication and Technology Cabinet Secretary John Mucheru accompanied by Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr Mercy ...
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Kenya: Police Officer Wife's Arrested After Husband's Mysterious Death

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 06:42
Police in Nyahururu town are investigating the death of a police officer whose lifeless body was found inside his house in Nyahururu town, Laikipia ...
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