Monthly Archives: May 2022

116 Million Shillings Reward: Kenyan Fugitive Badru Saleh Arrested After DCI Denunciation

A poster of captured fugitive Badru Abdul Aziz Saleh. [US Embassy]. A Kenyan national wanted by the United States for alleged drug and wildlife trafficking has been apprehended following a tip-off to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). Badru Abdul Aziz Saleh was captured following a multi-agency effort by US …

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New laws and more affordable lenders could turn the payday loan market upside down

Inflation has hit people, who are already struggling to put gas in their tanks and food in their fridges, particularly hard. For many, a payday loan seems to be the only way to get the money they need. In recent years, however, more and more states have placed restrictions on …

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HIV care has improved dramatically, but not for everyone

On a sweltering day in June 2021, Nicole, whose real name has been changed to protect her privacy, walked into an HIV treatment clinic in Atlanta, Georgia, expecting something different. She had endured a lifetime of discrimination for being both black and transgender while struggling with HIV, diabetes and hypertension. …

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Maplewood Library: Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Association in NJ A statewide nonprofit organization for people with behavioral health and substance abuse disorders and their families. Mental Help Net A resource for those dealing with mental health and addiction issues. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Provides free, confidential 24/7 helpline for those in distress, prevention and …

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As the community continues to grow, serious crime rates are rising

There were 2,225 calls for service in April, the highest number of SSPS in April since before the pandemic, and 121 more than April last year As the community of South Simcoe grows, so does the crime rate. That’s the message Deputy Chief of South Simcoe Services (SSPS), John Van …

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Kenya’s Victory Farms to expand operations to Rwanda, Tanzania and DRC

Kenyan aquaculture company Victory FarmsEast Africa’s largest commercial fish farmer, has raised $5 million in equity to expand operations in Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The round was led by two angels, Bain Capital managing director Ed Brakeman and Sealand Aquaculture director Hans den Bieman. He …

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When should you prioritize saving for retirement over paying off debt? | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Christy Bieber) Like most people, you have a limited amount of money and you must decide what to do with it. This can be a complicated decision if you have debt that you want to pay off, but you also really want to save for retirement so that you are …

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Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris ponders term

House Majority Leader Greg Harris, the No. 2 Democrat in the Illinois House of Representatives, never imagined landing the role of state representative — or that he would leave office in having the feeling of having succeeded. The first openly LGTBQ leader in Illinois history, Harris, 66, of Chicago, served …

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Monkeypox is largely a self-limiting disease, but high-risk groups can have serious consequences

Why? Dr. Pragya Yadav is the top scientist in the country at ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune. She is the group leader of the apex lab’s maximum containment lab, where highly infectious viruses, such as the one that causes monkeypox, would be handled and tested. The Ministry of Health …

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Middlesex graduates celebrate resilience and community on Meriden debut

MERIDEN – If there were any commonalities in Middlesex Community College’s debut exercises on Thursday night in the auditorium at Platt High School, they could be summed up in two words: resilience and community. Middlesex chief executive Kimberly Hogan told members of Middlesex’s Class of 2022 sitting in front of …

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Kenya publishes disability-inclusive digital products in its gazettes – Kenya News Agency

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), in partnership with inABLE, launched the first-ever Kenyan standards (KS 2952-1:2022) on accessibility of ICT products and services for people with disabilities in Africa at the Inclusive Africa conference . The new standard, published on May 13, 2022, aims to ensure that public and …

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The ABCs of Finance: How this Ontario teacher prepares her students for the real world

Did your school days teach you about leasing a car, the pitfalls of a payday loan, or the best investment? Amy Smith certainly didn’t, and that’s why now, as a math teacher at College Avenue Secondary School in Woodstock, Ontario, she’s invited various professionals with financial know-how — including a …

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Global Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices and Equipment Market Report 2022: Market Expected to Reach $51.73 Billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 15.8% – Forecast to 2031 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Global Point-of-Care Diagnostics Devices And Equipment Market Report 2022” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global point-of-care diagnostic devices and equipment market is expected to grow from USD 24.44 billion in 2021 to USD 28.74 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) …

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How mass shootings traumatize even those miles

Often, those with the strongest reactions can relate in some way to the victims, such as parents contemplating the Texas school shooting on Tuesday and black people hearing the news of the racist murder of 10 people. at a Buffalo grocery store less than two weeks earlier. But anyone with …

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Monroe, Conn. : A “family-centric” community with a small-town feel

Mike Korchinski, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Realty, cited a 16% increase in home prices in Monroe last year and another 4% increase in the first quarter of 2022. “We are on the point of increasing 12% annually for 2022,” he said. “That’s astronomical.” But that didn’t stop buyers. …

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Equity Bank Kenya CEO: Digital currencies can complement mobile money

Digital currencies can complement the mobile money system in Kenya and allow the country to leapfrog many developed countries, the CEO of the country’s largest commercial bank has asserted. James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Group Holdings Plc, shared his thoughts on the future of digital currencies in the East African …

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May Community Communication – Crookston Times

Superintendent Jeremy Olson Crookston School District Greetings from Crookston Public Schools! It seems that summer is finally coming after a very long winter and a wet spring. As I write this, we still have two weeks of school left and I’m sure most kids are counting down! Here are a …

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Kenya’s current account deficit widens to 5.3% year on year

By George Mwangi Special for Dow Jones Newswires NAIROBI – Kenya’s current account deficit is expected to widen to 5.3% of gross domestic product in the 12 months to March, from 4.7% of GDP in the same period. the previous year, the country’s central bank announced on Friday. “The wider …

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Biggest Innovation in Geriatric Care Devices Market with Top Key Players – Cardinal Health, Invacare, Kimberly Clark, Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, Unicharm, Drive Medical, Kao, Medline, Mobility Aids Sales and Services, Nippon Paper, Pride Mobility Products , Principle Business Enterprises, P&G , Sunrise Medical

New Jersey, United States,- The latest report published by MRI Accuracy Reports indicates that the Geriatric care devices The market is expected to accelerate strongly in the coming years. Analysts have studied market drivers, restraints, risks, and opportunities in the global market. The Geriatric Care Devices Market report shows the …

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The sudden death of a teenager, anger at payday loans and concerns about Liverpool’s markets collapsing

These are the latest ECHO headlines from this morning. Mom feels ‘a part of her is gone’ after 18-year-old son dies suddenly An 18-year-old man who “saw the best in everyone” died in his sleep of a rare heart condition. John Nesbitt had just graduated from high school and was …

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TN Fisheries Minister Anitha Radhakrishnan launches hatchery-raised ornamental shrimp – The New Indian Express

By Express press service CHENNAI: Minister of State for Fisheries, Fishermen’s Welfare and Animal Husbandry, Anitha R Radhakrishnan, on Friday launched a variety of hatchery-bred ornamental prawns to be marketed by Chennai-based VGP Marine Kingdom. The National Bureau of Fisheries Genetic Resources (NBFGR) has developed the technology for rearing Thor …

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Quaint Severna Park Community Receives Unity Gardens Grant

By Desirae Martins This spring, the quaint, multi-generational community of Severna Park, Chartwood, received a Unity Gardens grant, allowing residents to install native gardens at both entrance signs to the community over Earth Day weekend from April 30 to May 1. Chartwood Community Association (CCA) President Lynnley Moore first heard …

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Kenya records 47 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths

Covid-19 positivity rate now stands at 2.1% after 47 people tested positive for the disease, out of a sample of 2,248 people tested in the past 24 hours. Of the cases, 35 are Kenyans while 12 are foreigners. 26 men and 21 women. The youngest is 4 and 2 years …

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Healthcare providers urge SC governor to veto bill letting them refuse ‘inadmissible’ procedures

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Health care providers in South Carolina may soon be able to refuse to perform procedures that they believe violate their morals, ethics or religious beliefs. These “medical conscience rights” would protect practitioners, including doctors, nurses and medical students, from dismissal or punishment for choosing not to …

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Financial literacy coursework could become a requirement for Montana schools next year | Montana News

When Butte resident Mike Paffhausen graduated from Carroll College in 2009, the school gave him a thin, purple book that he said changed his life. It was titled Life After Graduation: Your Guide to Success. Paffhausen went on to create a to-do list on a few blank pages at the …

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MyWords: I am enough | Wisconsin badgers

By working with these girls, I want them to know that their love of the game cannot depend on what the coach thinks of them or their performance. The relationships with your teammates is what makes the difference. I fear we forget why we fall in love with our sport …

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Tillamook Kiwanis Club active in the community | Community

The Tillamook Kiwanis Club continues to be very active in supporting our community. With 43 members, our club is now one of the three largest in Oregon. We are proud to defy national statistics on declining club membership, and we are so grateful to every member. In January, we resumed …

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How high should a car loan be in times of rising inflation?

Breadcrumb Trail Links MoneyWise Canada lend money Owning a car can be convenient, but it can also be expensive Author of the article: MoneyWise Dina Al Shibeeb Publication date: May 19, 2022 • 25 minutes ago • 5 minutes read • Join the conversation Dean of Drobot/Shutterstock content of the …

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Senator Collins meets Maine Alzheimer…

Click on HERE to upload a high resolution photo Click HERE to download the b-roll video washington d.c.— US Senator Susan Collins, founder and co-chair of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, met with members of the Alzheimer’s Association of Maine at her office in Washington, DC. Deborah Carr …

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Gap moves to Roblox to boost teen inclusion and self-expression

Diving Brief: Gap will launch a no-purchase virtual experience in Club Roblox, a user-generated role-playing world built on the Roblox gaming platform, according to details emailed to Marketing Dive. A collaboration with SuperAwesome, the Club Roblox store is designed to look like a Gap Teen store and features a fashion …

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Community fridge in Oxon Hill aims to alleviate hunger amid high need – NBC4 Washington

Outside the Glassmanor Community Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, lies an oasis in the middle of a five-mile food desert. A Feed the Fridge community refrigerator meets the needs of hungry residents of Prince George’s County. The refrigerator is the second to open in the county and is one of …

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FlexPay in Kenya Raises Undisclosed Funds to Accelerate Growth

A Kenyan online and offline payment gateway startup, FlexPay, has announced that it has raised an undisclosed funding round from the Cairo Angels Syndicate Fund to accelerate its growth. The undisclosed funding was confirmed by Richard Machomba, founder and CEO of FlexPay in a statement seen by Ripples Nigeria on …

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Beware of the promise of salary advance schemes

High energy and food prices are especially bad news for people living from one payday to the next. In the UK, around 22 per cent of adults have less than £100 in savings, according to a government-backed survey. In the US, about 20 percent of households say they could only …

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Covid updates: New cases continue to rise in King County

News updates on the coronavirus pandemic in Seattle and Washington State. As of Monday, May 16, 2022, the King County and Washington State Departments of Health report: Covid cases have increased 8% in King County over the past seven days, with a daily average of 1,042 new cases. Hospitalizations in …

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Q&A with Providence’s new digital chief on building startups and the future of health tech – GeekWire

Sara Vaezy, digital director of Providence. (Picture Providence) Since its inception in 2014, Providence’s Digital Innovation Group has grown to 200 engineers, data scientists, marketing professionals and other employees tasked with generating new technology tools. The healthcare system’s internal technology incubator has also created companies such as Xealth, a digital …

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Weathersfield Community Center needs funding to continue | News, Sports, Jobs

WEATHERSFIELD – Township officials will wait until 2023 to begin construction of a new multi-jurisdictional community center in the park next to State Route 46, as all funding for the project must be in place before it can proceed, according to Township administrator David Rouan. Rouan said officials …

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Why Moses Wetang’ula can rest easy in Kenya Kwanza’s electric range

Ford Kenya Party leader Moses Wetangula addressing Kenya Kwanza Alliance delegates. [David Gichuru, Standard] Even as political rivals throw barbs at a power-sharing deal struck by Kenya Kwanza coalition leaders, Ford-Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula stands out from the rest as one with the bait the safer. Born on September 13, …

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North Texas ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ Rallies Defend Abortion Rights – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

North Texas cities joined other cities across the country on Saturday in rallying in support of abortion rights. Several hundred people gathered outside Dallas City Hall on Saturday as part of the coordinated “Bans Off Our Bodies” effort, organized by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Women’s March and …

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‘Buy now, pay later’ takes center stage as high street banks step in

High street lenders are being drawn in part by an apparent generational shift among Millennials and Gen Z consumers, away from credit cards and towards BNPL. If they don’t adapt to changing spending habits, they could risk cutting off future revenue streams. Chris Taylor, Head of Consumer Lending at Virgin …

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Canadian organizations providing trauma support to Ukrainian newcomers and families – National

Mental health professionals volunteer their services to provide trauma support to Ukrainian Canadians and newcomers fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Shortly after the war began in late February, Alexandra Froese began hearing from Ukrainian Canadians seeking support as they watched and mourned their beleaguered homeland. “They feel tremendous distress and …

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Community Ownership and Separate Land Trusts – Lake County Record-Bee

A person can have more than one trust. A married person can set up a joint trust with their spouse, to control the couple’s real estate acquired during the marriage, but also set up a separate land trust to control their separate real estate. Generally speaking, however, most married couples …

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Why Martha Karua stands out in Raila’s run for MP

By Otieno Otieno Kenya’s former Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Martha Karua has emerged as a serious candidate for Raila Odinga’s vice-presidency ahead of the May 16 deadline for presidential candidates to submit names to the electoral commission . Ms Karua, a veteran of Kenya’s pro-democracy movements of the 1990s, …

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Dr. Anthony Scarsella, pioneer in care for gay men, dies

Dr. Anthony Scarsella, head of research at the Pacific Oaks Medical Group (POMG) where he helped pioneer healthcare for gay men and people living with HIV, has died. A native of Newton, Mass., Scarsella, 77, died of injuries sustained in an accident Friday, May 6, at Cedar Sinai Medical Center …

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Common Reasons Why Borrowers Rely on Payday Loans

Payday loans are a helpful source of credit but accompany negative media narratives. Fortunately, the reason for the mutilation was the high interest rate, which was eliminated with the introduction of regulations a few years ago. Payday loan borrowers receive legal protection and are therefore gaining in popularity over traditional …

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The association offers hope to prisoners, recovering drug addicts

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The name of the nonprofit organization is Peer Recovery Resources. They operate the Harrelson Center, an umbrella agency for many local nonprofits. Diane Brock is associate director of Peer Recovery Resources. She is also the education coordinator for specialized peer support courses that are offered to …

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Kenya Revenue Authority spies on online chats to fight fraud — Quartz Africa

There is outrage across Kenya after the country’s Revenue Authority announced on May 11 that it planned to start data extraction from digital devices in order to fight against tax and financial fraud. In a software vendor tender notice, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) calls for an app that should …

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Council recap: Nothing beats cash: Newly approved pilot program will provide 85 households with $1,000 a month – News

The city council at its May 5 meeting approved a pilot program to provide monthly payments of $1,000 to 85 households for a full year. Once people are included in the guaranteed income Pilot, you do not have to “prove” that you still need the assistance, as many government financial …

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Lenacapavir for HIV infection in a multidrug-resistant study cohort

There have been a myriad of advances in HIV treatment options. Long-acting injectable HIV therapies, once a pipe dream, are now approved and available. However, treatments for people living with multidrug-resistant human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) are much more limited. People with hard-to-treat HIV or a history of treatment …

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Hubbard Lake Community Center fundraising progresses | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Hubbard Lake Community Association President Julie Mathewson and Friends of Hubbard Lake Center President Greg Awtry discuss plans for the new community center. HUBBARD LAKE – After decades in a cramped building previously shared with the fire department, the Hubbard Lake Community Center will be …

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Motorcycle registrations up 16% in Kenya in 2021

Motorcycle sales in Kenya grew by 15.6% in 2021. This follows impressive growth of 17.4% in the lockdown-hit 2020, according to the latest Economic survey from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). Motorcycle registrations increased from 246,705 units in 2020 to 285,203 units in 2021. The number of motorcycles …

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How to Upgrade Your Business on a Budget – CryptoMode

Finances are never easy to manage and sometimes you find it difficult to keep track of them. It can be especially difficult when you are facing financial hardship and have no way of recovering, so you should consider taking out a payday loan. Similarly, you might have trouble accessing finance …

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Memorial Hermann reminds all women to put their health first

With Women’s Health Week and Mother’s Day both falling in May, there’s no better time for women to schedule an appointment with their healthcare provider to make sure they prioritize their own health and well-being. Below, Dr. Anisha Farishta, OB/GYN affiliated with Hermann Sugar Land Memorial Hospital and Fellow of …

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Should you get a disability loan while you wait for a decision on your benefits?

Should you get a disability loan while you wait for a decision on your benefits?

An income-based disability loan might be something you ought to look into if you’re not working and you’re waiting for approval for disability benefits from the government, or you need assistance to pay for costs in the interim. A disability loan that’s a personal loan such as Champion of Loans …

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Bridge Community Center opens in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — San Diego has battled a spike in violent crime in recent months with the city’s Mt. Hope and Mountain View neighborhoods hit by incidents of gang violence and deadly shootings. But a community church is trying to change that by filling in the gaps. The new Bridge …

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EU to mobilize 400 billion shillings to support Kenya’s green transition

It’s Europe Day again. This day marks the origins of the European Union as a peace project in Europe. The EU aims to contribute to peace and security and to the sustainable development of the Earth (Article 2 of the EU Lisbon Treaty). It is the EU’s achievements in this …

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Mom waiting for heart transplant shares her story

Share on PinterestAfter the birth of her second child, Zuleyma Santos was diagnosed with a rare form of heart failure and placed on the heart transplant waiting list. Photography courtesy of Padilla Co Mom-of-two Zuleyma Santos is working with the American Heart Association to raise awareness of the dangers of …

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Authorities alarmed when hemophilia patients found infected with hepatitis and HIV

Sindh Communicable Diseases Control (CDC) has requested Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA) to immediately investigate how several hemophilia patients in Karachi received infected blood products, due to which several of them were infected with Hepatitis B and C, as well as HIV. “As you well know, 97 people with hemophilia …

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Drug treatment helped former Steamboat resident get sober

Former longtime Steamboat Springs resident John Trolley poses this week with his two dogs, Atlas, left, a malamute, and Arie, a Great Pyrenees. The love of animals is only part of a bigger picture of the multiple stages of his sobriety.John Trolley/Courtesy Photo The path to a sober lifestyle for …

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Kenya Power Fixed Internet Services Coming Soon

Image courtesy of TechTrendsKE Electric utility company Kenya Power aspires to become one of Kenya’s largest internet service providers. The company plans to offer business customers Internet and electricity as a package. This will be after running pilot tests with larger users. Statistics show that Kenya Power had 8.59 million …

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Spring cleaning: CFPB dusts off ‘dormant’ agency monitoring ‘risky’ behavior by non-banks | Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On April 25, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced plans to revive its power to investigate “non-bank” financial companies that pose risks to consumers. Although the CFPB has held this authority since its inception in 2010, the agency has rarely invoked it, leaving it largely “dormant.” The CFPB …

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WHO: 10 million uncounted pandemic deaths; COVID $$$ Drying out; Preparing for the fight against abortion

Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that COVID-19 contributed to 14.9 million additional deaths worldwide in 2020 and 2021, about 10 million more than officially attributed to COVID-19. The highly contagious Omicron BA.2.12.1 subvariant, which accounted for 36.5% of …

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Self-Service Technology Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – Comprehensive analyzes of the fastest growing companies Self-service technology market provide information that helps stakeholders identify opportunities and challenges. The 2022 markets could be another big year for Self Service Technology. This report provides an overview of the company’s activities and financial situation (a company …

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Residents of the Pembroke Park mobile home community brace for eviction

PEMBROKE PARK, Florida. – Residents of a Broward County mobile home park prepare to be evicted from their homes after a battle trying to stay. In March, all park residents received an eviction notice and were told they would have to leave in 30 days. A later notice said the …

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Kenya: Economy grew by 7.5% in 2021 – Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Nairobi — Kenya’s economy grew by 7.5% in 2021, compared to a contraction of 0.3% in 2020, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics has revealed. KNBS says growth has been boosted by the recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. All economic activities recorded positive growth except for agriculture …

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CFPB revitalizes its power to audit non-bank entities

On April 25, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced plans to revive its powers to investigate “non-bank” financial companies that pose risks to consumers. Although the CFPB has held this authority since its inception in 2010, the agency has rarely invoked it, leaving it largely “dormant.” The CFPB …

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New strategies to identify and eliminate latent HIV cells

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a very effective treatment for patients living with HIV. However, infected cells can become latent and persist as viral reservoirs that could rekindle HIV infection if antiretroviral therapy is stopped. Some of these reservoirs have very long half-lives and their complete eradication could take more than …

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2022-2030 Driverless Car Rental Market Overview | Key Players – Hertz Global Holdings, Enterprise Holdings, Avis Budget Group, Zoomcar, Europcar

The latest market research report analyzes the Self-driving Car Rental Market demand by different segments Size, Share, Growth, Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030 in its database, which portrays a systematic picture of the market and provides an in-depth explanation of the various factors that are expected to drive the …

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Chicago likely to hit ‘average community level’ of COVID soon, says top doctor – NBC Chicago

While hospitalizations have remained largely stable in Chicago in recent weeks, it looks like the region is at risk of moving to a “medium community level” of COVID-19 soon, the city’s top doctor has said. Chicago Department of Public Health commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady told viewers during his “Ask Arwady” …

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Kenya: Sakaja the most preferred candidate in Nairobi with 23%, Igathe 15% in the Tifa poll

Nairobi – With less than 100 days to go until the general election, 53% of Nairobians do not know which candidate they will be voting for as governor in the August 9 elections, according to a new poll by Trends and Insights Africa (TIFA). According to the report, Johnson Sakaja …

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CFPB Requests Information on “Junk Fees” Charged by Providers of Consumer Financial Products or Services | Hudson Cook, LLP

On Jan. 26, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a “Request for Information Regarding Fees Charged by Providers of Consumer Financial Products or Services.” In a simultaneous statement, CFPB Director Rohit Chopra described the request for information as the start of a “new effort to help American families save billions …

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your questions about the coronavirus treatment pill answered

The Biden administration announced on April 26, 2022, its intention to increase the availability of the COVID-19 drug Paxlovid, pledging to put more treatment pills in the hands of Americans. An oral antiviral, Paxlovid has been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalization in people with COVID-19, but has suffered …

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Westborough Goes Green at Energy Show

Scott Kadish, founding member of Zero Waste Westborough, talks to attendees at the recent energy fair. (Photo/Laura Hayes) WESTBOROUGH – Community members gathered at Mill Pond Primary School on Saturday for Westborough’s first energy fair. The fair was organized by Sustainable Westborough and the Westborough Rotary Club. “I think it’s …

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Registrar allows 38 Kenyans to run for president as independents

With just 100 days left until the August 9 general election, Registrar of Political Parties, Anne Nderitu, has confirmed that the presidential race is more crowded than reported by the media. Speaking in an interview with local media on Sunday May 1, Nderitu announced that a total of 38 candidates …

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