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Kenya clears 239 passengers of coronavirus (6)
February 27, 2020 Kenyan authorities have cleared 239 passengers who arrived at the capital's main international airport on Wednesday aboard a China Southern Airlines flight. All the passengers were screened on board and allowed to enter the country moments after the aircraft landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. The ministry of health said the passengers were advised to self-isolate for
Ethiopia will not attend negotiation on GERD hydroelectric project (2)
26 de febrero de 2020, 13:25Addis Ababa, Feb. 26 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia will not participate in the negotiation round to order the exploitation of the Great Renaissance Dam (GERD), scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Washington, USA, an official communication assured this Wednesday. Our team of experts will not attend the meeting because it has not yet completed internal consultations with stakeholders to confirm our position
Running out of time: East Africa faces new locust threat (3)
Omar Mohammed, Dawit Endeshaw NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Countries in East Africa are racing against time to prevent new swarms of locusts wreaking havoc with crops and livelihoods after the worst infestation in generations. FILE PHOTO: Desert locusts are seen on a tree at a ranch near the town on Nanyuki in Laikipia county, Kenya, February 21, 2020.
In Lebanon, Migrant Workers Hit by Financial Crisis (2)
by Naharnet Newsdesk 27 February 2020, 15:00 Eighteen-year-old domestic worker Mary came to Lebanon to help support her family, but now a financial crisis is preventing her from sending money home to Ethiopia. A crippling liquidity crunch in the Mediterranean country has drastically limited access to dollars, and tens of thousands of migrant workers toiling for remittances in the hard currency are suffering the backlash.
Kenya: Alarm as Coast Families Sweep Crimes Against Children Under the Rug (2)
27 February 2020 The Nation (Nairobi) By Mohamed Ahmed Perpetrators of crimes against children are taking advantage of a prevailing culture of silence among families in the Coast region, where a majority of such cases go unreported, to avoid prosecution. According to authorities, despite rampant cases of abuse, including trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors, many families of victims have been quiet, preferring instead to settle such issues outside the
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