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East Africa

A region of eastern Africa including southern Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, and often other nearby areas.

East Africa

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(Placename) a region of Africa comprising Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
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Noun1.East Africa - a geographical area in eastern AfricaEast Africa - a geographical area in eastern Africa
Burundi, Republic of Burundi - a landlocked republic in east central Africa on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika
Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic - a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony
Kenya, Republic of Kenya - a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania - a republic in eastern Africa
Republic of Uganda, Uganda - a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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In eastern Africa, Somalia and South Sudan are among the four countries where pre-famine conditions were declared by the international community last year to have the highest number of undernourished people in Africa.
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Speaking to Anadolu Agency president of the Turkish Red Crescent aid organization Kerem Kinik said, 'The priority is the Eastern Africa and famine-hit Yemen.
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Ongoing prevalence of civil war and genocide in central and eastern Africa, however, indicates that the world must seek new and more effective solutions.
The Fund will be a private Mauritius limited partnership and plans to invest capital in Eastern Africa, specifically in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zambia.
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Almost 200 children at Eastlea Primary School in Cramlington, Northumberland, marched in their wellies despite wet and rainy conditions to raise money to help end hunger in Eastern Africa.
PRIMARY school children gave hunger in Eastern Africa the boot - by walking in their wellies.
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