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East Africa leads entries for AFRIMA 2017 - Music In Africa

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Music In Africa

East Africa leads entries for AFRIMA 2017
Music In Africa
Analysis reveals that the two regions with the highest number of entries are East Africa (47%) and West Africa (30%). Music In Africa spoke to AFRIMA judge and the director of Ketebul Music in Kenya, Tabu Osusa, about the development. “This is ...

Irish bishops tackle devastating famine in East Africa - La Croix International (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2017-07-24 12:35

La Croix International (registration) (blog)

Irish bishops tackle devastating famine in East Africa
La Croix International (registration) (blog)
These were the words of Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, primate of the Catholic Church in Ireland, on 10 July when he sounded the alarm among Irish Catholics regarding the humanitarian situation in East Africa in a statement. On Friday, July 14, ...

India, East Africa to collaborate in healthcare, edu sectors - Business Standard

Mon, 2017-07-24 11:47

India, East Africa to collaborate in healthcare, edu sectors
Business Standard
ITC, through its Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for East Africa (SITA) project, is working towards promoting Indian investment in key sectors - primarily in agri-business and manufacturing sectors - in five East African countries of Ethiopia ...
CII explores tie-ups in East Africa | Business LineHindu Business Line

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Zambia to export 100000 T maize to East Africa, bulk meant for Kenya - Reuters Africa

Mon, 2017-07-24 11:02

Reuters Africa

Zambia to export 100000 T maize to East Africa, bulk meant for Kenya
Reuters Africa
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia will export 100,000 of maize to three east African states facing a shortage, with the bulk of the grain going to Kenya, a government official said on Monday. In June, Zambia opened talks with Kenyan grain traders for the ...

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East Africa: Elections - We Are More Alike Than We Realise - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2017-07-24 08:12

Quartz

East Africa: Elections - We Are More Alike Than We Realise
AllAfrica.com
As two East African countries of Kenya and Rwanda go to the polls in August, as expected the headlines have been dominated by the events in Kenya as there are those who fear that there might be another round of post-election violence. No such thing is ...
Uganda's Chinese-built high speed railway will cost even more than Kenya's didQuartz

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Uganda's Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa famine - The Times of Israel

Mon, 2017-07-24 07:51

The Times of Israel

Uganda's Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa famine
The Times of Israel
When it comes to the Jewish community fundraising for famine relief in East Africa this year, Beth El's campaign is a rare success story. Take the Jewish Coalition for East Africa Relief, 24 Jewish groups convened by the American Jewish Joint ...

This is not 'natural selection': east Africa is in the grip of a famine emergency - The Guardian

Mon, 2017-07-24 05:36

The Guardian

This is not 'natural selection': east Africa is in the grip of a famine emergency
The Guardian
Currently vast areas of east Africa are in the grip of a famine emergency, with 16 million people on the brink of starvation and in desperate need of food, water and medical treatment. By contrast, in Australia our supermarkets groan with choice; water ...

East Africa, EU scientists tackle impact of fluoride on human health ... - Xinhua

Sun, 2017-07-23 14:27

East Africa, EU scientists tackle impact of fluoride on human health ...
Xinhua
DAR ES SALAAM, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Scientific researchers from East Africa and the European Union (EU) said on Sunday they have embarked on an intensive ...

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Irish charity merger to support agri trade in east Africa - Irish Farmers Journal

Sun, 2017-07-23 11:25

Irish Farmers Journal

Irish charity merger to support agri trade in east Africa
Irish Farmers Journal
Traidlink was established to involve Irish businesses in supporting private sector development in east Africa, while Gorta-Self Help Africa already works with companies like Diageo and Devenish Nutrition, Gorta-Self Help Africa's chief executive, Ray ...

Breda O'Brien: Why are we okay with not helping east Africa? - Irish Times

Sat, 2017-07-22 04:03

Irish Times

Breda O'Brien: Why are we okay with not helping east Africa?
Irish Times
Why has it been so hard to get public attention focused on the humanitarian crisis in east Africa, where millions are at risk of starvation? It is not simply a matter of lacking information. It is true that the devastation facing the region has been ...

Beijing may deploy troops to East Africa hot spot, says Chinese envoy - RT

Fri, 2017-07-21 17:21

RT

Beijing may deploy troops to East Africa hot spot, says Chinese envoy
RT
China would considering sending troops into the disputed border region between Djibouti and Eritrea, the Chinese envoy to the African Union said, as tension between the two East African countries mounts. Beijing would consider intervening if border ...

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Uganda's Jews Are Down To One Meal A Day Because Of East Africa's Famine - Jewish Week

Fri, 2017-07-21 14:57

Jewish Week

Uganda's Jews Are Down To One Meal A Day Because Of East Africa's Famine
Jewish Week
When it comes to the Jewish community fundraising for famine relief in East Africa this year, Beth El's campaign is a rare success story. Take the Jewish Coalition for East Africa Relief, 24 Jewish groups convened by the American Jewish Joint ...

Pope Francis Donates to FAO for Drought, Conflict-Stricken East Africa - Inter Press Service

Fri, 2017-07-21 13:46

Inter Press Service

Pope Francis Donates to FAO for Drought, Conflict-Stricken East Africa
Inter Press Service
Meanwhile the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in five other East African countries – Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – is currently estimated at about 16 million, which marks an increase of about 30 per cent since late ...
FAO secures 29 mln USD to help drought-hit East AfricaXinhua
Pope makes 'symbolic' 25000 euro donation to East Africa famineMorung Express

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Pope Francis donates €25 thousand to ease East Africa famine - Vatican Radio

Fri, 2017-07-21 12:10

Vatican Radio

Pope Francis donates €25 thousand to ease East Africa famine
Vatican Radio
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has donated €25 thousand to the efforts of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, in support of people facing famine and food insecurity in East Africa. The Holy Father had pledged personal assistance ...
Pope Francis Donates to FAO for Drought, Conflict-Stricken East AfricaInter Press Service
FAO secures 29 mln USD to help drought-hit East AfricaXinhua
Pope makes 'symbolic' 25000 euro donation to East Africa famineMorung Express

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SOLES Student Examines Meaningful Service Experiences in East Africa - University of San Diego Website (press release) (blog)

Fri, 2017-07-21 07:11

University of San Diego Website (press release) (blog)

SOLES Student Examines Meaningful Service Experiences in East Africa
University of San Diego Website (press release) (blog)
Dan Morgan is a Benedictine monk of Collegeville, MN and a student in the MA Higher Education Administration program at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Dan is currently working on an independent study course in East Africa, in Kenya ...

Scientists expand anti-striga seed to East Africa - News Ghana

Fri, 2017-07-21 06:09

News Ghana

Scientists expand anti-striga seed to East Africa
News Ghana
African scientists said Thursday they have expanded innovative anti-striga seed that has led to the reclamation of 20,000 hectares of arable land in Kenya to other East African countries. Denis Kyetere, Executive Director of African Agricultural ...

Sadolin paints set to lose trade name - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2017-07-20 18:41

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Sadolin paints set to lose trade name
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Under the deal, Sadolin Paints East Africa Limited was to manufacture and sell paint with the trade name in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Burundi, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo (excluding Kinshasa and Lubumbashi), ...

Uganda's Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa's ... - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Thu, 2017-07-20 15:18

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Uganda's Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa's ...
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
(JTA) — Uganda's 2,000 Jews have long maintained a modest existence. They live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved roads, ...

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Solarcentury To Partner With EU & UNDP In Deploying Solar Across East Africa - CleanTechnica

Thu, 2017-07-20 14:26

CleanTechnica

Solarcentury To Partner With EU & UNDP In Deploying Solar Across East Africa
CleanTechnica
... use solar PV and lithium batteries to power communities in the rural towns and surrounding villages of Areza and Maidma, in the East African country of Eritrea — towns and villages which have no access to grid power, and rely entirely on diesel ...

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