Monthly Archives: August 2021

Nadia Mukami: 10 cutest photos of Kenyan singer-songwriter Kenya news

Nadia Mukami is one of Kenya’s most talented singers. Not only is she good at vocals, but her songwriting skills are on another level as well. Her love songs have become favorite playlists for fans in East Africa and non-Swahili-speaking countries like Nigeria. It is impossible not to love this …

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COVID-19 in Pennsylvania: Bucks County Community College offers $ 100 to 200 students who receive COVID-19 vaccine

NEWTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) – Two hundred students at Bucks County Community College will be paid to get the vaccine. The Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund is offering the first 200 students currently enrolled in the BCCC $ 100 each who receive a COVID-19 vaccine between Monday, August 30 and …

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‘I wasn’t getting better’: Pennsylvania woman endures long-term battle with COVID |

More than a year and a half after contracting COVID-19, Andrea Berlin is feeling almost completely normal. The Fox Chapel-turned-London native said she fell ill with the virus in March 2020 – at the start of the pandemic by most standards – and she believes she likely picked it up …

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Sakhi – Hindustan Zinc’s comprehensive approach to empowering women through MSMEs | AFN News

Previous story: NLP Master and Life Coach Yogendra Singh Rathore Explains How a Positive Mindset Can Change Your Life Sakhi – Hindustan Zinc’s comprehensive approach to empowering women through MSMEs Posted on August 30, 2021 New Delhi: Small Industry Day is recognized every year on August 30. This day is …

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Family and community help DC student get to college 6 years after losing mother – NBC4 Washington

Six years after the mother of a local student was shot dead in Washington, her family and community have come together once again to wish her good luck in college after making sure the tragedy didn’t not stop his success. Devontae Gliss, now 18, goes to study computer science at …

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Stumbling Storm needs to focus on repairing his offense with the playoffs quickly approaching

Self-help gurus will often say that the first step to solving a problem is to recognize it. So it’s curious to listen to the leaders of a Storm squad that appears to be in the midst of an end-of-season meltdown, which threatens to spoil its bid for a second consecutive …

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Richardson targets Olympics after Kenya exploits

The SA relay team of Mihlali Xotyeni, Benjamin Richardson, Sinesipho Dambile and Lucky Moleyane set a new record at the Under-20 World Championships in Kenya. Photo: Gallo Images SPORT The irony of South Africa’s junior men’s relay team setting a new world record at the recently concluded world championships, while …

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U of M researchers study how immunocompromised youth respond to vaccines

Dr Kline is the local lead investigator for the study, which focuses on people aged 18 to 29. “I think young people have a lot of social contact,” said Dr Kline. “As we know from data from our local health department, this is actually the age group that has the …

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We recreate the Nyama Nyama Burger exclusive to KFC-Kenya in Japan 【SoraKitchen】

Double your pleasure, double your pleasure, with the good taste of a double nyama bun. Longtime readers of this website may be aware that our Japanese writer Go Hatori enjoys visiting the African nation of Kenya and remains in close contact with several friends there to this day. Such a …

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South Omaha community, schools pay tribute to football player who died after collapsing in training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Drake Geiger collapsed during the opening minutes of the year’s first football practice. Geiger was rushed to hospital, where he later died of heatstroke, his family said. As the high school football season kicks off, several teams are doing what they can …

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FM Sitharaman will visit Tripura today; inaugurate a slew of projects

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit Tripura on Friday and inaugurate a series of projects and hold meetings with state government officials. She will be in Tripura until tomorrow and return to Delhi in the second half of Saturday, according to the PTI news agency citing sources at the …

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Mississippians living with HIV get transplant options near them

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – For Mississippians living with HIV, organ failure caused by the rigors of their illness can be far more deadly than the infection they are living with. Executives at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson said many patients have had to travel out of …

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Why women need life insurance, regardless of their age

By Suzanne Stevens Although women make up almost half of the workforce, it appears that many women still lack long-term coverage. This can be seen in the number of insurers adapted to the needs. Beginning When you’re young, you feel invincible. Why would we need life coverage when we have …

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Osage Nation Language Department announces 2021-2022 community course schedule

The Osage Nation Language Department (ONLD) opens registrations for 2021-2022 community courses on Wednesday September 1, 2021. Virtual and in-person classes begin Monday September 13, 2021 for all ages. A variety of levels are offered, including classes for children, beginner, intermediate, advanced, reading and writing, among others. All classes are …

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Ministry of Health opens site for COVID-19 booster injections

OCALA, Florida– The Marion County Department of Health is making an appointment to give third Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 injections to immunocompromised residents of Marion County. Meetings will be scheduled for the next four Saturdays starting Saturday August 28 at Liberty Middle School, 4773 SW 95th St., Ocala. Meetings will …

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Opinion: Lady Luck finally smiles at Raila Odinga to become President of Kenya Kenya News

The swearing-in this week of veteran Zambian opposition Hakainde Hichilema as president of the southern African country has undoubtedly opened a new chapter in African politics. ODM leader Raila Odinga has said he is ready to face Vice President William Ruto in the 2022 duel. Photo: Raila Odinga.Source: Facebook His …

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John Clay: Football is starting, but here are five college basketball notes worthy of attention | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. – As we prepare for the start of college football, let’s not forget college basketball. Five developments you may have missed: 1. Kentucky’s New and Better Goal Whispers from early Kentucky basketball practice insist that they are a much better shooting team than previous editions of John Calipari. …

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Pima Community College forgives millions of student debt

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – More than 4,500 students at Pima Community College will be debt-free, school administrators said on Monday, August 23. According to a press release, the community college plans to write off about $ 2.7 million in student debt, if it was incurred during the COVID-19 …

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Tarrant County gives COVID boosters to immunocompromised – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Tarrant County Public Health Department said third-dose COVID-19 booster vaccines are now available at all TCPH vaccination clinics for immunocompromised North Texans. Vaccines can be given as early as 28 days after the second dose of Moderna vaccine or the now fully approved Pfizer vaccine. Eligibility conditions for immunocompromised: …

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Latest vaccine deployment: Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya

CAPE TOWN – Rwanda has opened up vaccination against Covid-19 for people 18 and over, Uganda has made vaccination compulsory for teachers and Kenya is targeting 10 million vaccinations by the end of the year. Rwanda On Monday, Rwanda’s third phase of vaccination opened for people 18 and over in …

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Health Notes: Bereavement Support, Dementia Education and More | Health

SUPPORT GROUPS Hernando weight loss group meets TOPS 401 will meet every Wednesday in the community hall of the First Baptist Church of Hernando, 3790 E. Parsons Point Road. Weigh-in starts at 7.45 a.m. and the meeting begins at 8.30 a.m. Get more from the Citrus County Chronicle Everyone is …

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A secret act of kindness helps the community

BOSTON, Massachusetts – The world has been quite intimidating, but in one corner of the world there are people looking to uplift their community. A small library in South Boston was repaired after bad weather wore it out. It’s called the ‘Little Free Anti-Racist Library’ with books meant to amplify …

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Cut off from Australian squad, champion Alberto Campbell set to race for Jamaica at Tokyo Paralympic Games

Runner Alberto Campbell will wear green and gold at the Tokyo Paralympics, but it will be to represent his native Jamaica, not Australia. The 28-year-old had proudly represented Australia in athletics for more than a decade at the international level, but was excluded from the Rio squad due to a …

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Kenya as a nation-state founded on cultural diversity »Capital News

The Constitution of Kenya 2010 recognizes culture as the foundation of the Nation and as the cumulative civilization of the Kenyan people and nation. Article 11 affirms the value of culture and cultural heritage in the architecture of governance. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines culture as “the customary beliefs, social norms …

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As the city’s housing crisis deepens, ACT UP Philly ‘Airs Mayor Kenney’s Dirty Laundry’

Sign up for our daily email newsletter to stay up to date with the latest local news across Philadelphia. On August 11, Tumar Alexander, CEO of Philadelphia said a crowded auditorium at Lewis Elkins Elementary School, the city prefers a service approach to camp resolutions – government language for encampment …

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This Raksha Bandhan, a sacred bond that makes a sapling sprout

These bracelets are designed so that on one side we have the rakhi to tie on a wrist but the other side can help grow a sapling. (Image: News18) These specially designed rakhis are made from tulsi seeds and other plants. News18 Last update:Aug 22, 2021, 6:54 PM IST FOLLOW …

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HIV positive teenager goes from Damoh to Jabalpur for treatment gets help from local group

Jabalpur / Damoh (MP), August 22 (PTI) A 15-year-old HIV-positive boy whose parents said on Sunday that he disappeared from his home in Damoh three days ago reached Jabalpur where a local organization gave him refuge.Some acquaintances said the boy clung to the back ladder of a bus to travel …

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Virginia Beach to host community listening sessions ahead of Marcus Alert implementation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Virginia Beach Department of Social Services will be hosting two community virtual listening sessions to collect public feedback on the city’s implementation of the Marcus Alert. The Marcus Alert, enacted in late 2020, is a state-wide mental health alert system ensuring behavioral health experts are …

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The conundrum of long-term care

Man scratches his head Getty Images Long Term Care Insurance, or LTC, helps pay for the cost of home health care or a retirement home. It also covers prolonged illness or disability. While LTC coverage can be great for retirees, premiums have started to rise in recent years, making it …

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Five medal events for the Kenya team on the closing day of the U-20 World Cup

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22 – The exciting five days of high performance track and field competition at the Under-20 World Championships in Athletics comes to a close on Sunday with Kenya already at the top of the medal standings looking to make a scorching end. There will be five finals …

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ACT registers 19 new cases of COVID-19

The ACT recorded 19 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases within 24 hours to 8 p.m. last night, with six of the new infectious cases in the community. There are now 121 active cases associated with this outbreak. Of the 19 new cases, 17 are linked to the current epidemic in …

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LAUSD community members show support for state vax-or-test health ordinance – Daily News

From elected officials to labor groups, many members of the Unified Los Angeles community have expressed support for Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest health ordinance requiring school workers in California to get vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo blood tests. coronavirus at least once a week. Since LAUSD officials previously announced that …

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Davis Cup: Rwanda lose in Kenya opener | New times

Rwandan tennis players started their Group 3 Africa Davis Cup tournament campaign on a disappointing note after losing 3-0 to East African rivals Kenya in their opener of Group B at the Smash Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday. Etienne Niyigena and Bertin Karenzi both lost their opening matches …

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Researchers Highlight Administration of CAR T-Cell Therapy Using Modified AAV

In a preclinical study, the researchers were able to show that their modified adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector safely delivered the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) gene into host cells and produced enough CAR T cells to cause effective tumor regression and induce anti-tumor immunological reactions. characteristics in a mouse model of …

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Long-distance COVID patients fight for disability benefits, lawyer says

“The problem with long haul is that there are no diagnostic criteria set for it, there are no tests,” said Barrie lawyer Steve Rastin. As the medical community strives to resolve persistent health issues linked to COVID-19, these patients – known as long haul – are struggling with more than …

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College of Medicine Appoints Diversity Officer | News from the FIU

Cheryl Holder, MD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Initiatives (ODEICI) at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM). “In his new role, Dr Holder will lead HWCOM in creating new pipeline programs and advocating for inclusion and social justice in all aspects of HWCOM …

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Marine Corps veteran announced as new Camp Lejeune community superintendent

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WITN) – A new community superintendent has been announced for a marine base in East Carolina. Marine Corps veteran Ryan Smith will be stepping down as an elementary school principal in South Carolina to assume the role at Camp Lejeune. “Ryan Smith’s collaborative leadership approach will benefit …

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KENYA: Two water dams for irrigation of agricultural land in Migori

As drought continues to plague Kenya, Migori County is launching the construction of two irrigation dams to expand its agriculture. The Siabai earthen dam will be located in the Kuria sub-county. The Otati dam will be located in Nyatike. The Siabai earth dam will be able to store 97,106 m3 …

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KNOWLEDGE CENTER: Four Ways to Invest Extra Money in Your Savings Account [Column] | Company

Over the past year, many Americans have amassed money to prepare for the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. So much so that the personal savings rate of Americans has reached record levels. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that Americans’ savings rate reached 33% in April 2020, the …

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Tuolumne County Public Health recommends limiting gatherings

Sonora, California – Tuolumne County Public Health is today reporting 24 cases in the community and 16 inmates at the Sierra Conservation Center for a total of 40 new cases of COVID-19 in the county. There are 285 active cases including 18 hospitalized. Public health states that “All gatherings during …

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UnityPoint hospital chief explains decision to require vaccines

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – UnityPoint Health is requiring all employees and team members to be fully immunized against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. The company made the announcement Thursday, making it the latest healthcare system to require vaccinations for all employees as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise. …

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The cost of HIV prevention drugs PrEP remains high for many despite efforts to address the problem

While many celebrated the recent move to make HIV prevention drugs free on most insurance plans, those who are uninsured have felt the gap between them and their life-saving treatment has widened further. “The story we continue to meet is that it’s not just the cost of the pill. Now …

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Kudos to the role beer has played in Kenya’s economy

Humanity has brewed beer for thousands of years. There is evidence of beer brewing in China in 7000 BC. The ancient Egyptians documented the brewing process around 5000 BC. Beer is part of our history, our culture and our way of socializing. As we mark International Beer Day this week, …

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It’s no fun haggling with your insurance company over a claim. Here’s how advisors negotiate their way to bigger payouts

Financial advisers love to talk about how they add value. From preparing tax returns to providing career advice to clients’ children, they strive to offer a far-reaching service beyond their basic investment management and financial planning offerings. When a client seeks insurance or files a claim, certain advisors step in. …

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Athletics Department Welcomes Additions to Sports Psychology Unit

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia – Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of West Virginia Shane Lyon and WVU Director of the Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services T. Anne Hawkins Announce Return of Mountaineer Dr. Adrien ferrera as Director of Clinical and Sports Psychology, and Dr Sofía España Pérez, …

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Why these Charlotte advocates think her ‘harmful’ comments will turn young people living with HIV back

As DaBaby’s recent use of homophobic and HIV-stigmatizing language at a music festival in Miami continues to ignite the fire, 11 national LGBTQ and HIV / AIDS organizations sent the North Carolina-based rapper an open letter requesting a private conversation about education, prejudice and advocacy. “We heard your inaccurate and …

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Philly Community College Needs Vaccines, Penn Needs Masks – NBC10 Philadelphia

Students, staff and faculty at Community College of Philadelphia will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to return to campus, the school said on Friday. All faculty and staff will need to be fully immunized by October 1, while students will need to be fully immunized by January 18 …

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Tokyo Olympics: Uganda, Kenya win gold in track and field as Egypt takes bronze in karate

Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei won two medals at the Tokyo Olympics Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei and Kenyan Faith Kipyegon both won gold medals on Day 14 of the Tokyo Olympics. Cheptegei won the men’s 5,000m to claim her second medal of the games after a silver in the 10,000m while Kipyegon retained …

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Police and firefighters’ disability claims tripled after George Floyd’s murder

The number of police and firefighters requesting disability benefits from the state pension fund has tripled in the past fiscal year, with 79% saying they cannot do their jobs due to the syndrome. post-traumatic stress. The number of claims has exploded since George Floyd was assassinated by then-Minneapolis Police Officer …

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HIV organizations say more work needs to be done to reach black women

Pamela Goodwin started Women In Motion, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit, after recognizing she was at high risk for contracting HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS. She wants to help other women – especially women of color – in the same situation. But Goodwin said it was difficult for many black …

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Community comes together to help couple who lost their home and their pets on fire

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) – A couple in Escambia County work to pick up the pieces after their home was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning. Zach Keaton, 35, and Elizabeth Edmondson, 27, woke up around 2 a.m. Monday to smoke and flames consuming their home on Bronson Road, …

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University students’ quest to give Kenya its first space race

The cube, whose development began in September 2020, will be launched 200 kilometers above the ground. [Courtesy] Over the past two weeks, millions of people have watched billionaire businessmen Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos make their way into space. Among those who observed the developments were eight students from Kenyatta …

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2 things to do with your money before you quit your job

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to the US economy. Businesses have changed the way they operate and have struggled to manage disrupted supply chains, and consumers have faced soaring prices for goods and services. …

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Florida leads the country in children hospitalized with COVID | Florida Trend Healthcare – Florida Trend

Florida leads the country in children hospitalized with COVID The Sunshine State leads the nation in another alarming coronavirus statistic: children hospitalized with COVID-19. Florida had 32 COVID-19 pediatric hospitalizations per day between July 24 and July 30, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adjusted for the …

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‘Hope Squad’ Takes on Mental Health in First Responder Community – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on EMS and other first responders, many of whom have already faced so much trauma in their industry. That’s what a recent survey released by the state’s Department of Health Services said. A survey of approximately 1,467 people per HEROES Project (Houston Emergency …

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testFRWD partners with Lufthansa Group to enable passengers to self-certify their COVID tests

VIENNA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – testFRWD, an Austrian provider of AI-based solutions for self-certification COVID-19 testing, partners with Lufthansa Group to provide in-home testing to passengers on flights to and from Germany and Austria. Passengers traveling with Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines and Austrian Airlines can order self-certified test kits, …

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Uganda angered by Kenya’s 7 percent milk tax

Kampala – Uganda has protested Kenya’s delay in abolishing a 7% tax on milk imports following recent bilateral talks aimed at resolving the impasse, as Kenya attributes this to the third wave of Covid-19 which struck Uganda. In a letter dated July 19, the Ugandan Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industries …

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