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Europe/Middle East/Africa Retail POS Terminal Market 2017-2022 - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 2018-05-18 23:04

Europe/Middle East/Africa Retail POS Terminal Market 2017-2022
PR Newswire (press release)
DUBLIN, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --. The "EMEA Retail POS Terminal Market Study" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Macroeconomic issues in the Europe/Middle East/Africa region continue to cause fluctuations in the POS ...

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East Africa 'on high alert' over Ebola: regional bloc - News24

Fri, 2018-05-18 18:15

News24

East Africa 'on high alert' over Ebola: regional bloc
News24
The East African Community regional bloc said in a statement on Friday it was on "high alert" following an Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. "Five out of six EAC partner states share borders with the DRC, and all of them ...
UN, East Africa boost response as Ebola death toll rises to 25 in DR CongoThe Straits Times
UN, East Africa boost response as Ebola toll mounts in DR CongoMedical Xpress
East Africa 'On High Alert' Over EbolaAllAfrica.com

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Hippo Poo is Suffocating Fish in East Africa - Gizmodo UK

Fri, 2018-05-18 16:05

Gizmodo UK

Hippo Poo is Suffocating Fish in East Africa
Gizmodo UK
Usually, dumping fish-killing garbage into rivers is a human's job. But hippos seem to be doing it, too, through their routine mass pooping events. At least, that's what a team of scientists in the United States found in a new study. They observed ...

East Africa: Regional Court to Judge Schools Ban for Pregnant Girls ... - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:45

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: Regional Court to Judge Schools Ban for Pregnant Girls ...
AllAfrica.com
Dakar — Sierra Leone introduced the ban in 2015 after a rise in rape, abuse and poverty during the deadly Ebola outbreak. A West African court is to examine a ...

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East Africa: We Are the Lions, Mr. Manager - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2018-05-18 09:13

East Africa: We Are the Lions, Mr. Manager
AllAfrica.com
In March 2018, Awaaz carried an article by Ramnik Shah titled "Jayaben Desai: A Legend". I don't know how many people in East Africa and beyond read this excellent homage to Jayaben. I take the occasion of the celebration of the May Day this year to ...

Hippo Poo Is Suffocating Fish in East Africa - Gizmodo - Gizmodo

Thu, 2018-05-17 21:20

Gizmodo

Hippo Poo Is Suffocating Fish in East Africa - Gizmodo
Gizmodo
Usually, dumping fish-killing garbage into rivers is a human's job. But hippos seem to be doing it, too, through their routine mass pooping events.

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Bosch East Africa to offer civil and structural engineering services - Construction and Civil Engineering News (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2018-05-17 14:32

Construction and Civil Engineering News (press release) (blog)

Bosch East Africa to offer civil and structural engineering services
Construction and Civil Engineering News (press release) (blog)
Bosch East Africa, which is based in Nairobi, Kenya, has shown substantial growth over the last five years in the building services sector, offering electrical, mechanical, HVAC and project management services for residential, industrial and commercial ...

East Africa broadband connections to hit 186 million by 2022 | The ... - The Star, Kenya

Thu, 2018-05-17 06:54

The Star, Kenya

East Africa broadband connections to hit 186 million by 2022 | The ...
The Star, Kenya
"The growth of mobile broadband will be powered by increased deployment and upgrade of 3G and 4G LTE networks, as well as a rise in smart phone ...

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East Africa Hub: Voith's new center for hydropower projects in East Africa - CNBCAfrica.com

Thu, 2018-05-17 04:05

East Africa Hub: Voith's new center for hydropower projects in East Africa
CNBCAfrica.com
Voith.com) opened its new East Africa Hub in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. In doing so the company is highlighting its active contribution to the development of electricity generation from hydropower in East Africa. From now on, the technology ...

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in anti-fake news campaign - BBC News

Wed, 2018-05-16 18:05

BBC News

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in anti-fake news campaign
BBC News
A new law in Kenya is the latest in East Africa to punish the spreading of "false information" and impose a lengthy jail term on offenders. It proposes a fine of $50,000 (£37,000) and/or up to two years in prison for publishing "false" information. The ...

Collymore named CEO of the year at East Africa Com Awards - Capital FM Kenya

Wed, 2018-05-16 13:27

Capital FM Kenya

Collymore named CEO of the year at East Africa Com Awards
Capital FM Kenya
By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has been named the Corporate Executive of the Year at the inaugural East Africa Com Awards, despite the difficult year he has had battling with health issues. Collymore ...
Bob Collymore named East Africa's Corporate Executive of the YearThe Star, Kenya

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East Africa Hub: Voith's new center for hydropower projects in East Africa - POWER magazine

Wed, 2018-05-16 11:57

East Africa Hub: Voith's new center for hydropower projects in East Africa
POWER magazine
Addis Ababa. On May 11, 2018 technology group Voith opened its new East Africa Hub in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. In doing so the company is highlighting its active contribution to the development of electricity generation from hydropower in ...

Understanding East Africa's Power Politics, One Core at a Time - STRATFOR

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:39

Xinhua

Understanding East Africa's Power Politics, One Core at a Time
STRATFOR
East Africa's power cores play a pivotal role in determining the projection of power throughout the region. Each of these power cores is beset by its own internal challenges, which sometimes restrict each region's ability to act as a cohesive unit or ...
Flooding affects 1.2 mln people in East Africa: global charityXinhua
Flooding in East Africa: Could this be an end to the Drought?Future Directions International (press release)

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East Africa: Gunmen Abduct Acholi Prime Minister in South Sudan - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 2018-05-16 07:41

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: Gunmen Abduct Acholi Prime Minister in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com
Gulu — Gunmen have abducted the Prime Minister of Acholi Cultural Institution, Mr Ambrose Olaa. Mr Emmanuel Ochora Lagedo, the Deputy Prime Minister, Ker Kwaro Acholi, confirmed the development on Tuesday evening. "Dear members, it is true that ...

East Africa: Rising Public Debt Stifling EA Countries Development Budgets - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 2018-05-16 07:28

East Africa: Rising Public Debt Stifling EA Countries Development Budgets
AllAfrica.com
The East African region has sustained an average growth rate in excess of 6 per cent between 2012 and 2017, which is more than double the global average. Although there are prospects for continued economic growth ascribed to improved investments in ...

Voith opens new centre for hydropower projects in East Africa - African Review

Wed, 2018-05-16 06:18

African Review

Voith opens new centre for hydropower projects in East Africa
African Review
Some of these experts are now supporting us in our new East Africa Hub,” said Wehnhardt. The good logistics are also a point in favour of Ethiopia. For example, all the countries serviced including Egypt, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, ...

Hoppers for East Africa - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Tue, 2018-05-15 17:36

Hoppers for East Africa
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
The „Rolldock Sun“ left China this weekend with four hoppers on deck, destination is East Africa. The hoppers (13,00m x 13,08m x 15,68m), each weighing 130 mt, needed special attention during the loading process. “Thanks to the perfect pre planning and ...

East African chief justices want bigger role in EAC affairs - Daily Nation

Tue, 2018-05-15 08:52

East African chief justices want bigger role in EAC affairs
Daily Nation
Chief justices from the East African Community member states want to be officially involved in the activities of the bloc so they can help coordinate legal affairs and strengthen administration of justice in the region. The chief justices said they are ...

East Africa Com kicks off with startup focus - Disrupt Africa

Tue, 2018-05-15 06:47

Disrupt Africa

East Africa Com kicks off with startup focus
Disrupt Africa
The two-day East Africa Com event kicks off in Nairobi, Kenya today, featuring a number of sessions relevant to startups and investors in the region. East Africa Com, which is taking place at the Radisson Blu in Upper Hill today and tomorrow, will for ...

Hunger looms as floods destroy crops, sweep away animals in East Africa - ReliefWeb

Mon, 2018-05-14 07:21

Hunger looms as floods destroy crops, sweep away animals in East Africa
ReliefWeb
SATURDAY MAY 12 2018 | East Africa could face a major food crisis, as the ongoing heavy rains have hit the region's food baskets. The torrential rains, which began early in March — have since turned disastrous, killing hundreds of people and animals, ...