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Kenya suspends law on companies’ stock buyback

The EastAfrican has learnt that while most companies had expressed interest in reducing the supply of their shares in the market to enhance their value and boost dividends to shareholders, the regulators — the Capital Markets Authority and the NSE — have made a dramatic about turn on the policy after realising that it could hurt the stock market.

The East African , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

LAST ECLIPSE THIS DECADE Total or partial lunar eclipses happen at lEast twice a year on average, Florent Deleflie, an astronomer at the Observatory of Paris-PSL told AFP.

EWN , South Africa Jan 20, 2019

Total lunar eclipse set to woo skywatchers Sunday night to Monday | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

– In the United States, the edge of the Moon will begin to fall into shadow at about 7:33 pm on the West Coast and 10:33 pm on the East Coast, according to NASA.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

Tourism capable of outshining oil as Nigeria’s revenue earner –Omolewa, ex-UNESCO ambassador

When you go to the East, there is the long juju of Arochukwu; you go to Umuahia, you will get the war bunkers of the Biafran war.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Desire to build houses in S’East and inherent deadly tussles

SIMON UTEBOR writes about how some Easterners’ desire to build houses in their villages is being frustrated by life-threatening squabbles over land matters Fifty-year-old Arodiegwu Damian (coined name) born in Arondizuogu in the Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State is the eldest of his parents’ four children.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Total lunar eclipse set to woo skywatchers Sunday night to Monday

In the United States, the edge of the Moon will begin to fall into shadow at about 7:33 pm on the West Coast and 10:33 pm on the East Coast, according to Nasa.

EWN , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

Why drinking tea was not for the poor folk

At that stage in history, Europe was lagging behind and it was not until the later half of the 16th century that there are brief mentions of tea mostly from Portuguese who were living in the East as traders and missionaries.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Warriors outlast Pelicans, Harden sizzles in loss to Nets

Harden has scored at lEast 30 points in 18 straight games and has reached 40 in nine of the last 12.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Renault pumps Sh58m into Thika plant truck assembly line upgrade

The French firm targets assembly of 150 trucks for the local market by the end of 2022 as it seeks to increase Renault’s footprint in the East and southern Africa region.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Tullow banks on East and West Africa to increase oil production

The firm is banking on increased production in Ghana and East Africa to improve its global production to 93,000-101,000 barrels in 2019 up from 88,200 barrels in 2018.

The Star , Kenya Jan 16, 2019