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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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Kenyan players put up spirited fights at Nairobi Club to bag all Eastern African region slots to the prestigious African Junior Championships.
By BRIAN YONGAKenyan players on Thursday won three out of the four finals as the Eastern African Junior Tennis Championship ended at the Nairobi Club.
He explained that French products would have a bigger opportunity to penetrate the Eastern African markets due to agreements between Egypt and the Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa (COMESA) member states.
September 29, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - European Union foreign policy chief and IGAD foreign ministers Friday discussed the lingering conflicts and illegal migration from the eastern African region and ways to support development.
KUWAIT, Aug 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has delivered medical equipment worth USD 145,000 to a cardiac center in the eastern African nation of Tanzania.
The former, close to the eastern African coast, was settled about 30 centuries previously, while the latter, in the middle of the Indian Ocean, was uninhabited when Europeans came upon it in the sixteenth century.
The plant will be built in partnership with NECST Motors, the exclusive importers of Volvo trucks in the Eastern African region, and will represent Volvo's third assembly plant in Africa after plants in Morocco and South Africa.
Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi railway project financed by China has been described as a major breakthrough in the Eastern African country transport sector.
Khartoum, 3 May (SUNA)-A handover ceremony took place in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa between the outgoing leader of the Eastern African Standby Force, Brigadier General Kabisa of Burundi and the incoming commander, Brigadier Alla Edin Mirghani, who has been selected to take over from the outgoing leader.
Air Madagascar's vision is strengthen and expand its position as a regional carrier, serving the Vanilla Islands and Eastern African markets; and provide increased connectivity to the major long haul markets, through a cooperation with a strategic partner.
About tariffs hike on Pakistani rice in Kenya, he said the decision was taken on the pressure of Eastern African bloc, however, he said this issue could be negotiated during the JMC to arrive at a favorable tariff for Pakistani rice.
The rule paved the way for having control over vast areas at the Eastern African coast ; thanks to the great marine power the Yaariba possessed.

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