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East Africa News aggregated from different sources, including Ugandan, Kenyan, Tanzanian, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudanese, Rwandan, Burundi newspapers.

Today
[Addis Fortune] The capital requirement of banks has a more than two-decade long history with a rising trend over this period that begun early after the country was renamed the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia by the new government, which broke up the defunct government state monopoly of the financial [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[VOA] Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya's countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and travel at least 50 kilometers (30 miles) to reach urban areas, working in unsafe conditions far from their homes. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Airlines Group marked the recommencement of a thrice-weekly flight service to Bahrain in a ceremony that was held at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on August 17, 2017. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Daily News] Farmers now have reason to smile all the way to their fertiliser stockists following government moves to reduce its prices between 15 and 40 per cent - and the next farming season early September will almost coincide with the arrival of new fertilizser imports under the new bulk [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday attend the inauguration ceremony of Bomet Governor-elect Joyce Laboso. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Daily News] The Tanzanian shilling has steadily maintained its position since the opening of this month against the US dollars thanks to matching levels. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Daily News] Residents and visitors here should expect to get the chance to watch, for the first time ever, classic car rally to take place this here Saturday. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) has advertised the position of Managing Director which was previously held by Philip Gichuki whose contract was not renewed. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[The Conversation Africa] Infertility is a global health challenge with distressing psychological and social consequences. Women in Africa pay a heavy social price including stigma and depression, for not having children. Sadly, infertility in Africa is mostly blamed on the woman. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Oil in Uganda] Kawunde Patrick has been in the gold mining business for three years now. Previously he was a timber dealer and before that he traded in South Sudan until unrest broke out. On the fateful morning of the Mubende mines eviction, he watched in horror as his livelihood [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed his sadness following the tragic death of Mrs Christabel Ouko, the widow of former Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Ouko. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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Earlier
[Daily News] The shilling has marginally depreciated by 2.5 per cent since the beginning of the year. The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) data showed yesterday that the shilling dropped to 2,242/35 yesterday against 2,186/21 at the beginning of this year. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Ethiopian Herald] 'Unlike what the developed nations did, Ethiopia's development should come about without having significant impact on the environment and the planets natural resources' is the whole concept of the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE). [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Ethiopian Herald] The development of the new media is one of the basic changes in the communication sphere in the 21st century. One can have access to pending conversation and main stories around the globe with a click and blink of an eye. Though evolution of social media and citizen [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Ethiopian Herald] The late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is remembered as a pragmatic leader who explored every means to ensure peace and change the discourse of hostility into amity among Horn African states as nation commemorates fifth year of his untimely death. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[East African] South Africa's Vodacom Group has taken a controlling stake in East Africa's telecommunications sector after its Tanzanian subsidiary successfully listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) last Tuesday, a week after the parent firm completed acquisition of 35 per cent of Safaricom shares. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure met with the President of Republic of South Africa H.E Jacob Gedleyihkisa Zuma and Mr. David Mbangiseni Mahlobo, Minister of State Security, on the side-lines of the 37th SADC Summit that took place in Pretoria, South Africa. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Government of Seychelles] 37th SADC Summit for Heads of States and Governments [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[East African] The unstable trade relations between Kenya and Tanzania could be facing another test over tariffs on milk and dairy products, which Nairobi says are contrary to the East African Common Market Protocol. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti / Singa -At least 36 people have been infected with cholera in Central Darfur's Nierteti in the past 11 days. Four of them died. The disease is still spreading in Sennar in eastern Sudan. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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