Monthly Archives: February 2022

Access to earned wages and the fintech struggle for financial equity | DailyPay, Inc.

[co-author: Nicole Hill] As Black History Month draws to a close, it’s hard to overlook the connections between racial history, poverty, affordable financial services and modern American life. Surviving a pandemic over the past two years has taught us that unpredictability and constant readjustment are stressful and expensive. COVID and …

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Researchers distribute HPV self-test kits to HIV-positive patients – The GW Hatchet

Researchers from the School of Nursing are distributing take-home self-sampling kits to detect HPV in HIV-positive women in DC as part of an ongoing study. Daisy Le, assistant professor of health disparities and oncology, leads the My share study that distributed 40 HPV self-test kits to women at high risk …

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Women receive advice on how to make manure from garbage

Sagar (Madhya Pradesh): City Commissioner RP Ahirwar advises women on how to make manure from household waste to keep the city clean as part of Cleanliness Survey-2022. Its goal is to ensure the participation of women in maintaining the cleanliness of the city. According to Ahirwar, women are taught to …

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Allegheny Community Members Deserve Priority – The Campus

The absence of indispensable members of the community will be felt for years As an alumnus of Allegheny College, I deplore the layoffs of staff, administration, and faculty at the college. Since July 2021, Allegheny has lost 53 community members as part of the administration’s efforts to downsize the school. …

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Kenya: boost for fish traders after completion of 68 million shillings transshipment center

Busia — The Busia County Government, through the Departments of Infrastructure and Energy, the Governor’s Office and Agriculture and Fisheries, today inspected ongoing construction work at the cross-border fish transshipment market in Burumba district, Matayos sub-county. The project, which is a collaboration between the county government and the World Bank …

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Tenants in Florida have few rights. Officials try to help

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion pieces provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our news editors. In January, Hialeah tenants protested rent increases outside the Miami office of Eco Stone Group, their new landlord. Pedro Portal [email protected] Here’s the not-so-new …

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Philly AIDS Thrift awards over $300,000 in grants for HIV prevention and support

By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Philly AIDS Thrift (PAT) and Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room recently awarded $300,035 in grants to 27 organizations and initiatives in the Delaware Valley that provide HIV prevention, care and support services. To date, PAT management has donated $3.6 million to community organizations. …

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Nick Kyrgios opens up about suicidal thoughts and self-harm

Sydney- Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he had suicidal thoughts, abused drugs and harmed himself during a dark time in his life in 2019. The controversial crowd supporter, who won the Australian Open doubles title last month, posted a lengthy message on Instagram on Thursday night detailing his mental …

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The Community Food Pantry: Assessing Customer Needs | Undergraduate research

Project title Customer Needs Assessment Research question The Community Food Pantry seeks to better understand the needs of our current customers related to their social determinants of health. The Pantry tries to find out if there are any improvements or changes that need to be made to meet the needs …

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Okutoyi: Kenya’s Grand Slam sensation flies to five-week competition in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia : The Standard Sports

Kenya’s Angela Okutoyi in action during the 2022 Australian Open Junior Championship at Melbourne Park, Australia. [Australian Open] The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) on Thursday offered 18-year-old junior professional tennis player Angela Okutoyi flight tickets and kits as she heads to a five-week tournament which begins on Friday …

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3 Indian apps with different approaches to provide peace of mind

When it comes to mental health apps, Indian products like Evolve, “being” and “jumpminds.AI” are slowly making inroads in the market with increasing user engagement and growth. All three apps were ranked among the top of Google Play’s “Best of” awards for 2021 thanks to growth fueled by pandemic anxiety. …

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Kids Community Closet providing clothing, winter clothing for children in need

ST LOUIS – Children who need gloves or warm coats find exactly what they need in special “closets”. The National Council of Jewish Women of St. Louis (NCJWSTL) knows that having what you need helps keep kids in school and focused on learning. A new Children’s Community Closet (KCC) was …

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Construction of the Kenyan Community International Church nears completion

By Emily Riehl, for the Kent Reporter The Kenyan Community International Church is moving to its new building in Kent, which means great things for the congregation in terms of freedom and convenience for members. KCI Church has leased space at Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church in Seattle for about 20 …

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Access to earned wages increases productivity

In a time of pandemic-related financial and economic hardship, waiting for a payout once a month can be difficult in the face of emergencies, unexpected medical bills, and unexpected expenses. The inability to access earned wages during tough times can also increase the likelihood of employees resorting to payday loans …

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Free HIV and Hep C testing available in Claremont this week | News

Claremont-area Granite Staters can get a free HIV and Hepatitis C test on Wednesday, February 23 at the TLC Family Resource Center. Appointments and insurance are not required to get tested at the event, which runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Gail Moeller, deputy program director at the TLC …

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The long crusade of Clarence and Ginni Thomas

Thomas revered his grandfather, Myers Anderson, who was as influential in his life as his wife’s mother was in his, and titled his memoir “My Grandfather’s Son”. But the relationship was often rocky. Anderson, who donated to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, “was not happy with …

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Community foundation praised for its stewardship and responsibility | Business

The Central Kentucky Community Foundation has been recognized nationally for its financial stewardship, accountability, and transparency by a longtime leader in the philanthropic industry. Through a review process conducted by the Council on Foundations, CKCF was granted three-year re-accreditation with the National Standards for US Community Foundation. CKCF first achieved …

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Kenya women’s hockey team qualify for Commonwealth games: The Standard Sports

Kenya’s hockey players at City Park Hockey Stadium will travel to Ghana to represent the country at the Africa Cup of Nations from January 17-23, 2022. January 13, 2022. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] The National Women’s Hockey Team has qualified for the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham from …

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Reviews | Distrust of government can be fatal

For the editor: Re “The Covid policy that really mattered was not a policy” (column, February 7): Ezra Klein’s insightful column points out that the root causes of our failure to adequately deal with Covid, both domestically and internationally, were more our lack of solidarity and distrust of government than …

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People with COVID in England will not need to self-isolate

LONDON – People with COVID-19 will not be legally required to self-isolate in England from the coming week, the British government has announced, as part of a plan to “live with COVID” which is also expected to see testing for the coronavirus has receded. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said …

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esaSolar and Lenawee Now Offer Community Grant to Blissfield

Florida-based solar farm developer esaSolar is partnering with Lenawee Now to offer a new Community Development Grant Fund for local programs and organizations with a mission to foster growth and momentum in the Village and Township of Blissfield, according to a press release from esaSolar. EsaSolar had planned a solar …

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Year of musicals celebrated by Kenyan theater

The winners with their prizes after the ceremony held at the National Theater of Kenya on February 17, 2022. [Standard] As the country cowered under the uncertainty caused by Covid-19 in 2021, musical theater has seen a resurgence as seen at this year’s Kenya Theater Awards. Thursday’s awards saw KCA …

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MANDEL: Killer gets 18 years life without a chance of parole

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA crime Abdiljibar Mahamoud beheaded his ex Brittney Newman in front of their two young children in 2018 Brittney Newman, 25, was beheaded by her ex Abdiljibar Mahamoud in February 2020 in front of her two children. Photo from handout /GoFundMe content of the article …

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Apretude and oral PrEP could halve new HIV diagnoses

If the new long-acting injectable HIV prevention drug Apretude (cabotegravir/rilpivirine) increases overall use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) by 25%, it could halve the rate of new diagnoses in men having sex with men. 2030, according to data presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2022 (CROI 2022) These …

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New grocery store opens in Englewood thanks to organizers pushing to bring fresh food to the South Side

ENGLEWOOD — Jahari Fultz knows how difficult it is for some Englewood residents to find a nearby grocery store with healthy, fresh options. If families don’t have cars, it’s next to impossible, making grocery shopping a burden, he said. That may soon change with the Go Green Community Fresh Market, …

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Magical Kenya Open is a great way to start the season, says Georgia Oboh | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Nigerian is 32nd as Henseleit retains his titleNigeria’s brightest light in international golf, Georgia Oboh, has described the just-concluded Magical Kenya Ladies Open as a great way to open the season, saying it gave her a taste of what’s next. wait in the circuit. Oboh, who finished in 32nd …

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Hardship funds look good on paper – but don’t build financial resilience

(Photo: Shutterstock) The past few years have been extraordinary for the American workforce. The silver lining is that companies have become increasingly empathetic, setting up voluntary benefits and programs to truly support employees both in and out of the workplace. To help employees with financial strains, some companies have begun …

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More Targeted HIV Testing in PEPFAR Countries Is Showing Results

Despite a decline in the number of HIV tests performed in PEPFAR countries that began before the COVID-19 pandemic, the percentage of positive tests has remained stable at around 4%. More importantly, an increasing number of people who test positive have started treatment, reaching 94% in 2021. This study was …

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Cocoon production gives CG a unique identity across the country

Our Correspondent; KORIYA, Chhattisgarh holds a leading position in the country in the production of cocoons and the emerging production of beautiful traditional silk fabrics which has given a unique identity to the state. Koriya district has also become one of the leading districts in terms of cocoa production in …

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TikTok has updated its community guidelines: 5 things to know

Dangerous trends, hateful ideologies and eating disorders targeted in changes Angela Mulka, Personal editor February 16, 2022Updated: February 16, 2022 4:57 p.m. FILE – On Tuesday, TikTok announced an update to its community guidelines to ban dead names, gender errors and misogyny. (Picture: September 28, 2020.) Kiichiro Sato/AP Photo TikTok …

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Kenya is safe and open for business, President Kenyatta assures investors

Download logo President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured global investors that Kenya is open and safe for business. Speaking at the launch of celebrations marking Kenya’s National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai, President Kenyatta said his administration had put in place a legal framework for investments that provides adequate investor protection …

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Scientists may cure HIV in woman for first time – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

An American research team reported that it may have cured HIV in a woman for the first time. Building on past successes, as well as failures, in the field of HIV cure research, these scientists have used a cutting-edge stem cell transplant method that they believe will expand the number …

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A mission to promote self-employment among rural J&K

A mission to promote self-employment among the rural populations of J&K February 15, 2022, Through Cross Town News SRINAGAR, February 15: National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), a poverty alleviation project implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India focuses on promoting self-employment and organizing rural people …

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Bulls Gap woman turns grief into action by opening community closet at Rogersville Middle School | News

ROGERSVILLE — A former Rogersville Middle School student decided to open Shea’s Closet in memory of her late son, who loved giving back. Seven years ago, Tonya Shortt lost her 23-year-old son, Shea Collins, in a tragic accident. Shortt had her son when she was young and raised him as …

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Show Me The DMV Love – Kenyan and Princess McDuffie

“I couldn’t have done [it] without the support of Princess” Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5 council member and candidate for Attorney General. In the summer of 1995, the Kenyan and Princess McDuffie first met at a barbecue in the house where they now raise their family. The couple remember when the …

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Michigan’s New Voting Initiative Would Limit Payday Loan Rates ⋆ Michigan Advance

A voting initiative aimed at capping interest rates charged by payday lenders has cleared one final procedural hurdle, and supporters are ready to collect signatures that could put them on the vote in November. On Friday, the Michigan Board of State recruiters Approved Petition Language for the Michiganders for Fair …

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Kensington’s new community garden finds a new home in the Salvation Army

The New Kensington Community Garden is about to take root in a new home in town. The vegetable garden, previously located along Fifth Avenue between Eighth and Ninth Streets, is scheduled to be rebuilt and replanted this year on Salvation Army land near Industrial Boulevard. The New Kensington Salvation Army …

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Northeast Woman: From Shy Person to Dynamic Entrepreneur

New Delhi, February 13 (IANS): The North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) has been extremely successful in empowering women in North East India and several success stories in improving women’s living standards attest to this. One such story is that of Yobina Lyngdoh Marshyllong, a resident of …

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92-year-old marks Queen’s platinum jubilee with eighth trip to Kenya where she became monarch

Many of the Queen’s subjects have paid tribute to the monarch’s longevity on the throne as she celebrates her Platinum Jubilee this year. But 92-year-old pensioner Ray Jones goes one step further by visiting the place where she learned her father, King George VI, had died and that she succeeded …

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Payday Loans in Norwalk Fairfield County Ct –

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Elections in Goa: Give us water, electricity, better roads, new voters say | Goa News

PANAJI: With the third wave of Covid-19 pushing lectures into virtual mode and impending exams straining their brains, students in Goa may currently be under academic stress. Despite this, their minds are clear when it comes to choosing a leader in their respective constituencies. “We have candidates who promise us …

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Community comes together to send Valentine’s Day cards to local children’s shelter

RUPERT, WV (WVNS) – Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and a Greenbrier County children’s shelter has organized something special for its children. The Greenbrier Valley Children’s Home in Rupert is home to twelve children, ages 7 to 18. They posted a post on Facebook on February 5, asking for …

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The KUCCPS offer targets 95,757 Kenyans who passed the KCSE between 2000 and 2021

KUCCP, however, did not commit to sponsoring graduate students who did not enroll between 2000 and 2021. [File, Standard] The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) asked 95,757 Kenyans who took the KCSE between 2000 and 2021 and qualified for placement but did not register to apply for …

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US consumers can save billions with bank overdraft reform

In one of the first attempts to capture the impact of recent overdraft fee reforms, a new analysis finds changes underway at just five banks could save consumers more than $2 billion annually. The Pew Charitable Trusts reviewed announcements from Bank of America, Wells Fargo, US Bancorp, Truist Financial and …

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Oklahoma among top 7 rural HIV-affected states

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma was recently identified as one of seven states in the United States with the highest rural burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Rapid HIV self-testing as part of an effort to reduce the spread. HIV is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If …

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Start-up Village Entrepreneurship program supports 1.86 lakh businesses

The Start-up Village Entrepreneurship program supports 1.86 lakh businesses (Representative image: EDII) The Ministry of Rural Development implements the Startup Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP) as a sub-programme under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana–National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) with the aim of helping the rural poor establish village-level enterprises in non-agricultural sectors. …

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The community weighs in on the governance of the ATP, Cap Metro

Photo by ATXN. Cap Metro CEO/Executive Director ATP Randy Clarke Thursday February 10th, 2022 by Jo Clifton At least 165 community members participated Tuesday night in the first of two virtual meetings designed to gather feedback on the future of Austin’s Connect project, which is currently in the design phase. …

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NKY’s McGuinn, Saddler among FHK’s latest class of Kentucky sound politics champions

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky announced a new class of Healthy Kentucky Policy Champions. The awards are given in recognition of individuals and organizations committed to improving the health of people in their communities and/or the Commonwealth through policy change. The Kentucky Healthy Politics Champions are: American Red Cross …

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Bill targeting ‘predatory’ lending is gaining momentum

Democratic Sens. Katy Duhigg of Albuquerque and William Soules of Las Cruces are backing a bill that would lower the interest rate cap on small loans to 36% from the current 175%. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal SANTA FE — Legislation that would sharply lower New Mexico’s …

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Kenyatta Signals Jubilee-ODM Alliance, dismisses UDA defections as inconsequential

Nairobi – President Uhuru Kenyatta has given the clearest indication that the Jubilee Party will pull together all its arsenals to ensure its allies clinch power in the 2022 elections. Kenyatta aired his feelings days ahead of the planned political pact between Jubilee and the Orange Democratic Movement party at …

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‘Iron Grain District’ in works for community of Republic, Mo., plans include commercial and residential development

REPUBLIC, Mo. (KY3) – A $65 million project known as the “Iron Grain District” is the work for the Republic community, an opportunity that would include major commercial and residential development. Mager Management, a Springfield-based company that has owned and managed nearly 200 properties over more than 40 years, is …

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NOC of Kenya organizes Agnes Tirop conference to discuss making sport safer for women

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind …

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‘The OC’ and ‘Gotham’ star Ben McKenzie thinks celebrities should stop talking about crypto and bitcoin

Cryptocurrency has been the subject of a number of news reports throughout the year, with more variants emerging and attracting more press coverage. And now a celebrity is doing the opposite of most… Ben McKenzie is urging celebrities to stop talking about cryptocurrency. Celebrities have pioneered and endorsed a wide …

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Mendaki Tuition Program Fee Reduced from $210 to $10

SINGAPORE – Malay/Muslim students applying for the Mendaki Tuition Scheme (MTS) must pay an annual registration fee of just $10 starting this year – a steep drop from the previous $210. The Yayasan Mendaki self-help group hopes this will make affordable, quality tuition more accessible to low-income families. Mendaki Vice …

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Improving La Jolla Streetscape Plan Gets Community Planning Association Approval

The Enhance La Jolla Streetscape Plan for The Village was approved by local city planning boards when the La Jolla Community Planning Association unanimously gave their support at its February 3 meeting. LJCPA hailed the plan as something that will “bring energy back to the village”. But some participants expressed …

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Total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Kenya exceeds 13 million

FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. /Bloomberg via Getty Images) FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. /Bloomberg via …

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Pound to naira official exchange rate/black market rate today, 04 February 2022

This is the news of the pound to naira exchange rate at the official and black market exchange rates today, February 4, 2022. Read Naija News Update on the official pound rates as well black market Prices, Currency Exchange (BDC) Prices and CBN prices. How much is Pound to naira …

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Amita Gupta named director of Johns Hopkins M

image: Amita Gupta, MD, MHS see Following Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, an expert in the global treatment, prevention and control of diseases such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB), has been named the seventh director of the Division of Infectious Diseases of Johns Hopkins …

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‘Havana Syndrome’: US Intelligence Community Report Says ‘Pulsed Electromagnetic Energy’ Could Be The Cause

But the panel stopped short of making a final decision, saying only that electromagnetic energy and, in limited circumstances, ultrasound could explain the main symptoms – underscoring how the cloudy disease known colloquially as ” Havana Syndrome” has remained one of the intelligence community’s most enduring mysteries. “We learned a …

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Kenya Health Data Platform Afya Rekod Closes $2M Funding Round

Afya Rekod announced the closing of a $2 million fundraiser. The round was led by Mac Venture Capital with participation from Next Chymia. Mac Venture Capital is a US-based, seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology startups by leveraging shifts in cultural trends and behaviors. Next Chymia is a …

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Viventium Partners with ZayZoon to Provide Employees and Caregivers Access to Earned Wages | Your money

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ, Feb. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Viventium, a SaaS-based human resource management solution that offers a remarkable user experience, flexible software, and expert guidance so clients can be confident their payroll is being done right, and ZayZoon, a leader in providing small and medium-sized businesses with access …

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GSK to get $1.25 billion to settle HIV drug patent dispute with Gilead

A view shows the headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline in London, Britain, January 17, 2022.REUTERS/Hannah McKay Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Settlement expected in Q1 2022 Gilead will pay 3% royalties until 2027 GSK shares rise 0.7% Feb 2 (Reuters) – Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) will receive $1.25 billion …

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DMK ward secretary hacked to death by gang in public view – Reuters

Through Express press service CHENNAI: A DMK official was murdered in Madipakkam on Tuesday evening. The man, identified as Selvam (46) (full name not available), was the secretary of DMK’s 186th unit. Selvam was reportedly axed to death by a gang outside his residence in Madipakkam in public view around …

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Why didn’t Eastman issue an alert?

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — At approximately 7:27 a.m. Monday morning, a steam line at the Eastman Chemical Company’s Kingsport site failed, injuring five workers and sending unknown materials into a nearby neighborhood as the line continued to vent nearby high pressure steam. . Eastman: 5 injured after steam line failure, …

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Kenya: a Black-Tie Burns evening organized by the British High Commissioner to Kenya

January 25 each year is a very special day in the Scottish calendar. Often called Burns Night, it is one of the biggest celebrations commemorating the life of Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous poet. Born in Ayrshire in 1759, his famous verses testify to Scotland’s proud literary history. The British …

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