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Israel opens its first Embassy in Rwanda

New Israeli ambassador, Ron Adam, said after a meeting with Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, “This country shares a lot of comparabilities with state of Israel and offers a lot of ground for mutual cooperation.”

 

Israel opened its first embassy in Rwanda on 22nd Feb 2019, offering support to the East Africa nation from health to education and agriculture, as well as communication technology including cybersecurity.

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Launch of Health Projects at Kisii hospital in Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto and Opposition leader Raila Odinga pays a visit to Kisii County to launch health projects.


This is the first time that the three leaders will visit the county together on a development tour since the August 2017 General Election.

 

Kisii Governor James Ongwae said, "the President will begin several projects at the County Referral Hospital."

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Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) in Kenya receives a great support from America

Innova Eco Building System has undertaken an JV Agreement to build a US$40 million manufacturing plant bringing its green building technology to Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC), a US$2 billion community-owned defendable development situated in Western Kenya.

 

MMTC is 100% green city and at present it is in the Final Phase 3 of development and is about to complete in 2020.

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Tanzania’s heart institute is all set to treat more patients in 2019

Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI), plans to perform surgeries to more than 1,500 in its efforts to decrease the number of patients, who are broached to abroad for treatment.

 

The executive director of JKCI, Prof Mohamed Janabi, said that, "last year the institute conducted a total of 1,356 surgeries. Our main intention is to continue to save people's lives. Hopefully one day with the increasing cardiovascular treatment skills to our experts we will not be sending patients abroad."

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