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East African youth for leadership summit - New Vision

Tue, 2017-11-21 11:06

East African youth for leadership summit
New Vision
East African youth for leadership summit. By Joyce Namutebi. Added 21st November 2017 01:17 PM. The East Africa Youth Leadership Summit is scheduled for November 27 to December 1, 2017 at the Training Center for Development Cooperation ...

Mixed Migration in East Africa and Yemen | 4Mi Survey Snapshot, Phase 2 | October 2017 - ReliefWeb

Tue, 2017-11-21 07:57

ReliefWeb

Mixed Migration in East Africa and Yemen | 4Mi Survey Snapshot, Phase 2 | October 2017
ReliefWeb
The Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) launched the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) in 2014. This innovative tool aims to address the need for better data in a context where irregular movements are changing rapidly and ...

AUCIE establishes fund for financing geothermal energy projects in East Africa worth $140m - Daily News Egypt

Mon, 2017-11-20 21:41

Daily News Egypt

AUCIE establishes fund for financing geothermal energy projects in East Africa worth $140m
Daily News Egypt
Sources from the African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy (AUCIE) revealed on Sunday plans to establish a fund to finance geothermal energy projects in East Africa for a number of countries in the region, worth $140m. The sources ...
New $140m fund to help geothermal projects off the ground in East AfricaThinkGeoEnergy

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Kenya urges East Africa not to host S. Sudan rebels - Anadolu Agency

Mon, 2017-11-20 13:30

Anadolu Agency

Kenya urges East Africa not to host S. Sudan rebels
Anadolu Agency
Kenya urges East Africa not to host S. Sudan rebels. Kenya will not be used as launching pad for subversive activity against S. Sudan government, says envoy to Juba. home > africa 20.11.2017 Ekip Cuba. Kenya urges East Africa not to host S. Sudan rebels.

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East African defense experts meet in Uganda - Xinhua

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:26

East African defense experts meet in Uganda
Xinhua
KAMPALA, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Defense experts from the east African countries are meeting in Uganda to discuss ways of strengthening regional peace and security. A statement from Uganda's ministry of defense said the five-day meeting that starts on ...

East Africa: Regional Troops Begin Training in Eastern Sudan - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2017-11-20 09:00

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: Regional Troops Begin Training in Eastern Sudan
AllAfrica.com
Lt Col. Saeed, the head of maritime cell at East African Standby Force, speaks to the media in Kigali (file photo). By Mohammed Amin in Khartoum. The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) will Monday begin wide-ranging military exercises in Sudan ...

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East Africa: President Calls Upon Lawyers to Promote East African Integration - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2017-11-20 08:48

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East Africa: President Calls Upon Lawyers to Promote East African Integration
AllAfrica.com
The East African Law Society (EALS) is the regional Bar Association of East Africa formed in 1995 and incorporated in Tanzania. It has over 10,000 individual members and also has six national Bar Associations as members namely the Uganda Law Society, ...

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East Africa: Behind Magufuli, Museveni Deals - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2017-11-20 06:03

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East Africa: Behind Magufuli, Museveni Deals
AllAfrica.com
If President Yoweri Museveni has a best buddy amongst his East African counterparts, it might as well be Tanzania's John Pombe Magufuli. When they are not sharing a hearty laugh at an African Union meeting in Addis Ababa, they are holding hands while ...
Behind Magufuli, Museveni deals - The Independent UgandaIndependent

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BWIRE: Refugees in East Africa urgently need government support and protection - Citizen TV (press release)

Sun, 2017-11-19 14:15

Citizen TV (press release)

BWIRE: Refugees in East Africa urgently need government support and protection
Citizen TV (press release)
There is an urgent need from Governments in the East Africa region and international players to establish protection and support mechanisms that will ensure that the human rights of refugees and migrants are not violated. Existing approaches and ...

Protectionism hurting East Africa's air transport: IATA - Xinhua

Fri, 2017-11-17 22:05

Protectionism hurting East Africa's air transport: IATA
Xinhua
KAMPALA, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the East African region to open up its skies to make it easy for travelers and operators to move through the region. Raphael Kuuchi, the IATA vice president for ...

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East Africa: CIO100EA - Define Your Startup's Culture - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2017-11-17 15:39

East Africa: CIO100EA - Define Your Startup's Culture
AllAfrica.com
Companies should design their culture in a way that would necessitate them to propel it towards its strategic goals. Generally, different companies have different cultures since they as well have varied strategic goals or beliefs in achieving them ...

UCU Students Scoop Awards At East Africa Film Festival – Red ... - Red Pepper

Fri, 2017-11-17 13:53

Red Pepper

UCU Students Scoop Awards At East Africa Film Festival – Red ...
Red Pepper
Uganda Christian University mass communication students have won awards at the East African Student Film festival (EASFF) that took at Daystar University in ...

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Nairobi and Kigali, the new kingpins of arbitration - Africa Intelligence

Fri, 2017-11-17 07:50

Nairobi and Kigali, the new kingpins of arbitration
Africa Intelligence
This type of procedure is very attractive to international investors and is becoming the standard way of resolving business disputes in East Africa, but the local variations in arbitration mechanisms reflect different political tendencies in the region ...

Heineken East Africa launches Amstel premium beer brand in the Kenyan market - SDE Entertainment News

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:38

SDE Entertainment News

Heineken East Africa launches Amstel premium beer brand in the Kenyan market
SDE Entertainment News
Heineken East Africa on Wednesday the 15th announced the launch of premium beer brand Amstel into the Kenyan market. Speaking at the launch event in Nairobi,. Heineken East Africa General Manager Uche Unigwe said the introduction of Amstel was ...

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Excitement about potential and opportunities in East Africa in focus ... - CNBCAfrica.com

Thu, 2017-11-16 10:04

Excitement about potential and opportunities in East Africa in focus ...
CNBCAfrica.com
Huge potential, unlimited opportunities – this is how energy experts in the region describe the East African power sector. A required investment of approximately ...

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East Africa: EAC Massive Road Project Under Way - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 2017-11-15 13:11

New Vision

East Africa: EAC Massive Road Project Under Way
AllAfrica.com
THE preparation phase for the proposed road which will link Uganda and Tanzania through Masaka and Kumunazi respectively has just kicked off under the auspices of the East African Community. The African Development Bank (AfDB)'s East Africa ...
EAC secures $1.5m for Uganda-Tanzania road worksJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

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Emerging innovations for sustainable dairy developments in East-Africa - CTA (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2017-11-15 04:55

Emerging innovations for sustainable dairy developments in East-Africa
CTA (press release) (blog)
The East Africa region produces 68% of the continent's milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Dairy in Eastern Africa is significant in that it is dominated, mainly at production level, by smallholder ...

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East Africa: EU Woos East Africa Bloc to Sign Trade Agreement - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:15

East Africa: EU Woos East Africa Bloc to Sign Trade Agreement
AllAfrica.com
An official from the European Union has asked the East African Community to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement, saying it will not necessarily affect the region's industrialisation drive. Commissioner for international co-operation and development ...

Riara University bags 8 awards in East Africa Student Film Festival - Nairobi News

Tue, 2017-11-14 10:32

Nairobi News

Riara University bags 8 awards in East Africa Student Film Festival
Nairobi News
The East Africa Student Film Festival is an annual event organized by Daystar University – Kenya to offer student filmmakers across East Africa an exclusive prospect to not only interact with their peers but also gain the recognition of industry ...