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  1. Tanzanian leader says aid conditions degrading

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    Thu, 21 May 2015

    DAR ES SALAAM, May 21 (Reuters) - Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said on Thursday that Western donors are setting degrading conditions for aid to the east African nation and he could be forced in time to tell them: "keep your aid".

  2. UPDATE 1-Marathon Oil seeks bids for onshore East Africa stakes

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    Fri, 15 May 2015

    HOUSTON, May 15 (Reuters) - Marathon Oil Corp is seeking bids for its interest in four onshore exploration blocks in East Africa as the oil and gas company focuses on drilling in U.S. shale...

  3. Marathon Oil seeks bids for onshore East Africa stakes

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    Fri, 15 May 2015

    HOUSTON, May 15 (Reuters) - Marathon Oil Corp is seeking bids for its interest in four onshore exploration blocks in East Africa as the oil and gas company focuses on drilling in U.S. shale...

  4. Kenya regulator opens takaful market to conventional insurers

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    Wed, 6 May 2015

    May 6 (Reuters) - Kenya's regulator has introduced new takaful (Islamic insurance) rules which will allow the entry of conventional players into the sector, part of efforts to boost capital markets in East Africa 's biggest economy.

  5. EU resumes budget support to Tanzania, releases aid funding

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    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    DAR ES SALAAM, April 16 (Reuters) - The European Union has released 53.26 million euros ($56.7 million) in aid to Tanzania as part of a budget support package that had been suspended over corruption allegations in the east African nation.

  6. Tanzania to get $380 million loans from India for water projects

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    Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania will receive a total of $380 million in loans from India to finance two major water projects in the east African nation, the president's office said on Tuesday.

  7. Africa's expanding farms attract more plague-infested rats

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    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Converting wilderness areas into farmland in East Africa may be increasing the risk of disease epidemics, as rodents crawling with plague-carrying fleas are drawn to the harvested food.

  8. Africa Comes Into View

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    Sun, 14 Dec 2014

    holdings in the region are designed to give the fund exposure to consumers. Among the fund’s top holdings are Mtn Group and East African Breweries in Kenya. Geritz and her team, though, spend considerable time traveling to lesser-known areas. An example of that

  9. Interpol joins hunt for Kenyan poaching suspect

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    Thu, 16 Oct 2014

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's police have asked Interpol to issue a wanted persons alert for a businessman accused of illegal trafficking in ivory and other game trophies in east Africa .

  10. Swiss Re buys stake in east African insurance group

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    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    ZURICH, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Switzerland's Swiss Re expanded its pool of investments in Africa with a minority stake in Kenya-based insurance group Apollo Investments Limited, a spokeswoman for the...

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