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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County President Cites Lack of Time and Bans Supervisors from Introducing “Community for All” Resolution

Editor’s Note: This version includes comments from Board Chairman Kurt Gibbs that were received after the article was originally published. Damakant Jayshi At the start of the Marathon County Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, four community members again urged the organization to pass the controversial “Community for All” resolution, …

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Five horror movies to stream now

Each month, we recommend five recent horror movies available to stream. Find more genre suggestions and other ways to navigate streaming services What to watch. ‘Son’ Stream it on Shudder. “Son” begins with a one-scene doozy: Laura (Andi Matichak), a single mother, goes to see her sleeping 8-year-old son, David …

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Vermont’s paid family leave plan is still ongoing

MONTPELIER, Vermont (WCAX) – The pandemic and the toll it has taken on families in Vermont has renewed calls for paid family and medical leave. It comes a year and a half after Gov. Phil Scott vetoed an effort by Vermont lawmakers to pursue a voluntary plan. Randy George, co-owner …

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Community surprises 8-year-old battling cancer with princess-themed parade

CULLMAN COUNTY, Alabama (WIAT) – The Cullman County community has made sure a little girl gets her wish. Lillie Handley, 8, had never seen a real parade. She is now in the hospice car battling cancer. But the community rallied around her to help her in her difficult times and …

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