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AllAfrica.com
Service Narrows Down Hospital Construction Bidders to Twosite, where five bidders had participated in the technical evaluation stage, wi
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site, where five bidders had participated in the technical evaluation stage, with about 1.6 billion Br. Jiangxi is known in East Africa for engaging in infrastructure projects. MATTA, TACON, Yirgalem Construction Plc, China Railway NO3 Engineering... Read more
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Anasoma Awards - Creativity for Girls Now on Mobilewriters evolve in their writing experience to become published authors," says J
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writers evolve in their writing experience to become published authors," says Joan Mwachi, Worldreaders Director for East Africa. Amka was founded in Kenya 20 years ago and provides a platform for women and girls to express themselves... Read more
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Soldiers Walk On Nyirenda's Uhuru Footprintthe steps of Alex Nyirenda (pictured) by hoisting the National Flag atop Mount
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the steps of Alex Nyirenda (pictured) by hoisting the National Flag atop Mount Kilimanjaro, making another history in East Africa. Led by former TPDF General, George Waitara, the soldiers were marking the 56th anniversary of Tanzania's... Read more
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Nigerian Breweries Gets Substantive MD/CEO, Two New Executive DirectorsUnigwe, on the other hand, joined the company in 1989 as a Trainee Brewer. He i
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Unigwe, on the other hand, joined the company in 1989 as a Trainee Brewer. He is currently the General Manager, Heineken East Africa, based in Nairobi. Meanwhile, the stock market resumed for the week on negative note on profit taking. The NSE... Read more
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NB Appoints New MD, Announces Changes in Management Teamon the other hand, joined the company in 1989 as a Trainee Brewer. He is curre
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on the other hand, joined the company in 1989 as a Trainee Brewer. He is currently the General Manager, Heineken East Africa, based in Nairobi. He resumes in his role as Sales Director on January 15, 2018. Meanwhile, the company... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Audit Planned to Weed Out Dubious Universities(2002), Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology (2002), Gretsa Univ
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(2002), Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology (2002), Gretsa University (2006), Presbyterian University of East Africa (2007), The East African University (2010), Management University of Africa (2011), Pioneer International... Read more
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Women Still Lag Behind in the Corporate and Political FieldsMwangi Githaiga, the managing director of Kenya Women's Finance Trust, Ms Debra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Mwangi Githaiga, the managing director of Kenya Women's Finance Trust, Ms Debrah Mallowah, general manager, GlaxoSmithKline East Africa and Mr Kevin Osido, the executive director of County Governance Watch, the gender debate affirmed that the Kenyan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Warns of Returning 'Isis' Jihadistsas being transmitted to foreign conflicts for the purposes of joining Islamist
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as being transmitted to foreign conflicts for the purposes of joining Islamist extremist groups. Across the border in East Africa, we saw some Kenyan nationals travel to the Levant as well. Even down in South Africa, there were documented... Read more
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Foreign Direct Investment in to East Africa Increases By 4.2%Foreign direct investment in East Africa increased by 4.2 per cent in 2016, as
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Foreign direct investment in East Africa increased by 4.2 per cent in 2016, as partner states remained optimistic about increased foreign inflows as a result of viable reserves of minerals, oil and gas in the region. A draft trade and investment... Read more
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Districts That Host Refugees Should Be Rewardedrefugees to the 1797 succession war of Buganda between King Ssemakokiro and JJu
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refugees to the 1797 succession war of Buganda between King Ssemakokiro and JJunju that ended up creating six districts in East Africa, two of which are in Kenya and Tanzania, as people fled and permanently settled in areas like Pallisa and... Read more
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President Museveni Calls Upon Lawyers to Promote East African Integration(L) at Namboole Stadium in Kampala. President Yoweri Museveni has called upon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
(L) at Namboole Stadium in Kampala. President Yoweri Museveni has called upon lawyers to work hard for the prosperity of East Africans through integration. The President made the remarks at the East African Law Society's 22nd Annual Conference... Read more
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AU warns of returning 'ISIS' jihadists |as being transmitted to foreign conflicts for the purposes of joining Islamist
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as being transmitted to foreign conflicts for the purposes of joining Islamist extremist groups. Across the border in East Africa, we saw some Kenyan nationals travel to the Levant as well. Even down in South Africa, there were documented... Read more
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International Business Times
The fascinating stories behind some of 2017's most memorable photos "I was lucky to get this picture. I was covering an opposition protest with Tho
International Business Times / Posted 20 hours ago
"I was lucky to get this picture. I was covering an opposition protest with Thomas Mukoya, the chief photographer for East Africa. I was riding a motorbike ahead of a convoy going to Nairobi's main street in defiance of a government ban on... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Air Canada's New Boeing 737 MAX Enters Regular Service to Transport Customers with Next Generation Amenitiesscheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 60 in the United
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 hours ago
scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 60 in the United States and 98 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It Is 56 Years With Landmark Achievementand farming on the crater rims but allowed only a few people on the side on top
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
and farming on the crater rims but allowed only a few people on the side on top of the crater. Before that, in 1949 East African Tourist Travel Association was established and from its headquaters in Nairobi Kenya it controlled all game... Read more
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Sportpesa Support Upgrades National Stadium StatusInformation, Culture, Arts and Sports, Hon. Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe on December
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Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Hon. Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe on December 3rd during the inaugural ceremony of 2017 East Africa Legislative assembly games whereby the Tanzania MPs' football team had a privilege to use the pitch for the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Development Bank Accelerates Development Pace With 'High 5' Prioritiesan excellent example of how the Bank can have an impact on development through
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an excellent example of how the Bank can have an impact on development through its High 5s," said AfDB Director General for East Africa Gabriel Negatu. "Thanks to our investments, the country is well on track to becoming a middle-income country by... Read more
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DW
Maritime hotline hints at warming Tokyo-Beijing ties |Tokyo and Beijing have agreed to introduce a hotline system to prevent accident
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Tokyo and Beijing have agreed to introduce a hotline system to prevent accidental clashes in the East China Sea from escalating into more serious confrontations, the latest indication that the two governments are looking to forge a less... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Minister Outlines Eritrea's Achievement On Diplomatic Frontand resilience. Meanwhile, following the Eritrean Government's persistent effo
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and resilience. Meanwhile, following the Eritrean Government's persistent effort to promote peace and stability in East Africa, especially in the Horn region, Foreign Minister Osman underlined that Eritrea equally gives due attention to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Take Home Round but Uganda Retain Overall TitleKenya might have won the second leg of the East Africa Motocross Championships
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Kenya might have won the second leg of the East Africa Motocross Championships with Waweru Ngugi claiming the superior MX1 class, but it is Uganda who retained the overall title as the contest ended Sunday at Jamhuri Park Circuit. What cushioned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DJ Kalonje's Home Flattened By Demolition Squadon whose brief they were acting. DJ Kalonje, one of the most successful deejay
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on whose brief they were acting. DJ Kalonje, one of the most successful deejays in the country, owes his popularity to the matatu industry on which he practically rode to stardom. He has performed in the US, Australia, Middle East and East Af... Read more
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Tanzania, Japan Ties Great Boost to Dar Hotelto Tanzania Masaharu Yoshida, Tanzania is the leading recipient of Japanese off
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to Tanzania Masaharu Yoshida, Tanzania is the leading recipient of Japanese official development assistant (Oda) in East Africa. Japan-manufactured vehicles are dominating Tanzania's roads. The Asian nation has also been engaged in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Region Urged to Adopt GMOs to Boost Food SecurityGovernments in East Africa have been urged to adopt genetic modification (GM) t
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Governments in East Africa have been urged to adopt genetic modification (GM) technology if they are to boost agricultural productivity and resolve the perennial food and nutrition crisis. The concerns were raised by experts who addressed... Read more
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Digi Times
MediaTek reports decreased revenues for Novemberphones, improving the user experience of entry-level smartphones for consumers
Digi Times / Posted yesterday
phones, improving the user experience of entry-level smartphones for consumers in key markets across India, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South East Asia, according to TL Lee, general manager of MediaTek's wireless communication... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Looking Back on 40 Years of Occupationweek. The victory was celebrated as a great triumph, at once tripling the size
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week. The victory was celebrated as a great triumph, at once tripling the size of the land under Israeli control, including East Jerusalem. It was, however, a Pyrrhic victory. As the occupation stretched over the decades, it transformed and deformed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Welcomes TaxifyTanzania, Dec 10 - Estonian international transportation Network Company has fi
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Tanzania, Dec 10 - Estonian international transportation Network Company has finally rooted its influence in East Africa country, opening its riding-platform in the capital of Tanzania. It is believed that already the numbers of drivers enrolled in... Read more
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Business Standard India
CPEC funds halted: More than what meets the eyein the CPEC projects as the reason for the move, however, according to EFSAS "t
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
in the CPEC projects as the reason for the move, however, according to EFSAS "this argumentation is very weak, to say the least, as corruption is not a new phenomenon in Pakistani politics; No Pakistani Prime Minister has ever completed the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Players Foresee Bright FutureMupfumira as Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister. Key stakeholders in th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mupfumira as Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister. Key stakeholders in the tourism sector told the Southern and East Africa Daily Tourism Update for December 1 that the sector was already showing signs of growth. Africa Albida Tourism... Read more
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The Morning Call
CNN names Parkland grad finalist for Hero Awardgraduate. But his upbringing makes it less surprising. His parents, Amir Lakha
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
graduate. But his upbringing makes it less surprising. His parents, Amir Lakhani and Dilshad Sumar, are immigrants of East Africa, their ancestors having traveled there from India. Amir Lakhani was born in Uganda and Sumar in Tanzania. Amir... Read more
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Breitbart
Christmas Menace: U.S. Facing ‘Elevated Threat’ from Homegrown ‘Stray Dog’ JihadistsISIS and al-Qa’ida threats to our homeland, as well as our allies and partners,
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
ISIS and al-Qa’ida threats to our homeland, as well as our allies and partners, from locations in Afghanistan, the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Balkan States, among other locations. The DHS official proclaimed that the al-Qaeda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Study Shows Class 5 and 6 Students Can't Do Class 4 Workof pupils from classes five and six cannot undertake class four work in 10 coun
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of pupils from classes five and six cannot undertake class four work in 10 counties. The study conducted by Twaweza East Africa in partnership with Uwezo Kenya also indicated that "overall competency levels in English and Mathematics among... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Delta Hits 1.2 Million Customers' Mark On Lagos-Atlanta Routeparticipated in Delta's Innovation Camp in partnership with Junior Achievement
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participated in Delta's Innovation Camp in partnership with Junior Achievement Nigeria." Director of commercial, west and east Africa, Bobby Bryan, said Delta is open to competition on the Nigeria-U.S. routes, saying "competition makes us better... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motorcycling Champ Maina Returns for Final Round of ChampionshipChampionships on Sunday at Jamhuri Park Circuit in Nairobi. Sunday's competiti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Championships on Sunday at Jamhuri Park Circuit in Nairobi. Sunday's competition will double up as the second round of East Africa Championships as Kenyan riders seek to turn the tables on their Ugandan opponents who won the first leg in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nation' Leads Forum on Gender Balance in KenyaJoyce Laboso, Gender and Youth Cabinet Secretary Cecily Kariuki, Debrah Mallowa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Joyce Laboso, Gender and Youth Cabinet Secretary Cecily Kariuki, Debrah Mallowah, General Manager consumer Healthcare GSK East Africa and Mr Mwangi Githaiga, Managing Director of Kenya Women's Finance Trust were among panelists at the session... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Adopts Energy Security FrameworkArusha — The East African Community (EAC) has adopted its Energy Security Polic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — The East African Community (EAC) has adopted its Energy Security Policy Framework which seeks to ensure the security of the region's biomass, electricity, and oil and gas supplies. According to Mr Elsam Byempaka Turyahabwe, the energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ten Years of Swahili Fashion Weekcreate a platform through which we could celebrate our own designs," says Musta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
create a platform through which we could celebrate our own designs," says Mustafa. "At first I thought about creating an East African thing, I realised that Swahili would have a broad coverage than just East Africa," Mustafa told the Beat in an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paul Kagame Is Not Papa Africa Saving Slavespopulated and "food insecure" Rwanda is the second most densely populated nati
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populated and "food insecure" Rwanda is the second most densely populated nation in Africa and the second poorest in East Africa. Land is scarce. In July 2016, a headline in The East African read "Famine hits over 100,000 Rwandan families in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Italian Company ENI Reaches Financial Closure On Coral South FLNGto be around eight billion dollars. ENI controls a 50 per cent indirect intere
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to be around eight billion dollars. ENI controls a 50 per cent indirect interest in Offshore Area Four, owned through ENI-East Africa, which holds 70 per cent of the concession. The remaining 20 per cent held via ENI-East Africa belongs to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nairobi County to Buy Rapid Road Patching Machines for Sh100 Millionwith the aim of reducing the cost and time taken to fix potholes. The County i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
with the aim of reducing the cost and time taken to fix potholes. The County is in talks with AEA Ltd (Formerly Avery East Africa) for its Velocity Road Patching technology to repair its road infrastructure. The Sh50 million machinery, seals... Read more
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Banky W, Adesua in First Post-Wedding Appearance10, at Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos. The film will also be released in key markets
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10, at Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos. The film will also be released in key markets such as the UK, USA, Canada, Middle East, East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa and francophone African countries. In a slight departure from the first feature,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How We Can Revive Foreign Direct Investment Prospects in Ugandatheir capital mobilisation approach. To understand this better, we need an illu
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their capital mobilisation approach. To understand this better, we need an illustration. Uganda is a developing country in East Africa that has not succeeded in its efforts to be sub-Sahara Sahara's most preferred FDI destination. Despite having... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Conflicts Drive Hunger Despite Strong Global Food Supplyfamine.In some regions, adverse weather conditions are taking their toll on far
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
famine.In some regions, adverse weather conditions are taking their toll on farm food outputs – notably due to drought in East Africa and floods in parts of Asia.Some 8.5 million people are estimated to be food insecure in Ethiopia, especially in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Zero Hour in Palestineas a rogue state and an international pariah. The United States long ago lost c
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
as a rogue state and an international pariah. The United States long ago lost credibility as an honest broker in any Mideast peace agreement. We have provided $38 billion in military aid to Israel over the last decade despite Israel's flagrant... Read more
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President Farmajo to Attend African Business Summit in Egyptwith African nations. The markets where Egypt has seen an increase in its trade
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with African nations. The markets where Egypt has seen an increase in its trade include North Africa, specifically Morocco, East Africa, specifically Kenya, South Africa and Sudan." Heba Salama, head of RIA, highlighted the responsibility of the... Read more
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EA Civil Body to Advocate African CharterArusha — East African Civil Society Organizations' Forum (EACSOF) in collaborat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Arusha — East African Civil Society Organizations' Forum (EACSOF) in collaboration with ActionAid's Global Platform will next week launch a three-year project for advocating African Charter. The project, among others, will mobilise the East African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tough Stance on Cryptocurrency Despite Fast Rising PopularityBy Victor Kiprop, Edmund Kagire and Victor Karega East African Community membe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Victor Kiprop, Edmund Kagire and Victor Karega East African Community members have taken a common stance against digital currencies even as their appeal grows across the world. Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda said trading in cryptocurrencies like... Read more
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Gulf News
Driving the growth of e-commerce in Middle Eastto traditional wallets Given the proliferation of smartphones and the expansio
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
to traditional wallets Given the proliferation of smartphones and the expansion of internet connectivity across the Middle East in recent years, the region’s consumers are increasingly buying a growing range of products and services from online... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya/Rwanda: Cecafa a CHAN Training Ground for Rwanda - Heyqualified for next year's CHAN in Morocco after beating Ethiopia in a two-legge
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qualified for next year's CHAN in Morocco after beating Ethiopia in a two-legged play off. CAF handed the favor back to East Africa after Egypt turned down the offer handed to them after initial hosts Kenya were stripped of the hosting... Read more
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Drug Resistance a Pain in the Regionwarn, a situation that is worsened in Africa by weak diagnostic systems and unr
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warn, a situation that is worsened in Africa by weak diagnostic systems and unregulated use of antibiotics. Studies in East Africa have shown high resistance by e.coli, salmonella, staphylococci and others that cause diarrhoeal diseases in East... Read more
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Who Are the New Cabinet Ministers?of Excellence project coordinator based in Kampala, Uganda. The project is an
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of Excellence project coordinator based in Kampala, Uganda. The project is an initiative by the Interuniversity Council of East Africa and the World Bank to establish regional education and research centres in specific topics. This is with an aim... Read more
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