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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45? clockwise from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. (esp of the wind) from the northeast


the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area
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Overall 38 percent of Kenyans were aware of their right to freedom of worship, but in Muslim-dominated North Eastern Province the figure was 71 percent.
HP's electronics manufacturing service (EMS) partner Foxconn started building desktops for HP at its new plant in Corlu, in the north eastern province of Tekirdag, in January 2011.
The remaining six stations are spread out as follows: one center in Dadaab town in the North Eastern Province with 171 registered voters, Eldoret Center of the Rift Valley Province with 1,359 voters, one in the western town of Kitale with 502 voters, one in Nakuru with 2,446 voters, and two centers in Kakuma town with a total of 5, 524 voters.
Two Chinese firms have agreed to establish over 50 megawatts solar power plant in Garissa, North Eastern Province, contributing to the national grid.
government employees, contractors, grantees, and their dependents are prohibited from traveling to the North Eastern Province, including the cities of El Wak, Wajir, Garissa, Dadaab, Mandera, and Liboi.
The 12 registration centers in Kenya are divided up as follows: two centers in Nairobi, two centers in Eldoret town and one in Nakuru town of the Rift Valley Province in western Kenya, one center in Kitale western town, two centers in Dadaab in the North Eastern province and four centers in Kakuma town in north west Kenya.
In the North Eastern province, 51% of voters say they intend to cast their ballot for Kibaki, up from 15% in the previous poll.

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