Kenya seeks $ 157 million loan for completion of phase I of Lamu port

Lapsu Port (LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority) Posted on Sep 9, 2021 12:10 AM by The maritime executive The Kenya Ports Authority intends to borrow $ 157 million to complete the construction of the first phase of Lamu Port, a new facility that is struggling to attract shipping companies after its …

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Flint teacher lives in community after unexpected death

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) – A heartbreaking loss in the Flint Community School District as they mourn the death of a beloved kindergarten teacher. We first told you about Casey Purdy in July when she told us she needed to find a second job to help buy supplies for her classroom. …

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AHF mourns the passing of Reverend Carl Bean | Business

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 8, 2021– AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization today and which began its journey providing care and services to HIV / AIDS patients 35 years ago in Los Angeles providing palliative care for people dying of AIDS, today mourned the …

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Address vaccine hesitancy in the Hispanic community

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Several events planned for Nashville aim to address vaccine hesitancy among the Hispanic community. The CDC reports that minority populations are disproportionately affected by the virus. Yuri Cunza, president and CEO of the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is committed to getting more people in …

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Kenyan President wants “unwavering leadership” from Commonwealth Secretariat

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The author is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and at Massey College at the University of Toronto The opinions expressed are entirely hers.) …

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Taliban special forces brutally end women’s protest

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now released this video clip, titled “Taliban Special Forces Brutally End Women’s Protest” – below is their description. Camouflage-clad Taliban special forces fired into the air on Saturday, bringing a brutal and frightening end to the latest protest march in the capital by Afghan women demanding equal rights …

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Paralympic hero spent Tokyo volunteering during Covid crisis

By Oli Dickson-Jefford | There were few more deserving medalists at the Tokyo Paralympic Games than Yorkshire rower Ellen Buttrick. The 26-year-old stepped onto the podium in the PR3 mixed coxswain, but it was her extraordinary and selfless preparation for the Games that made her the champion she is today. …

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Financial aid scam rolls around California community colleges

The California Community College system is investigating an admissions and financial aid scam involving “bot” students enrolled in courses and fraudulent financial aid applications, the Los Angeles Times reported. The fraud makes it difficult for colleges to assess enrollment numbers in the fall after a year of decline during the …

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Kenya Study Finds Men Are More ‘Unfair’ To Digital Lenders Than Women

Nairobi – A new report from ReelAnalytics has found that men are experimenting with multiple digital credit providers compared to women who are seen as more loyal to a single brand. The survey, which was carried out among 1,000 Kenyans in eight counties, further revealed that women are more concerned …

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Manoj Sinha inaugurates the ‘Saath’ initiative for women SHG

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sep 2 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Wednesday kicked off the “Saath” Rural Business Acceleration Program for Women Self-Help Groups (SHGs). “There are 48,000 SHGs in Jammu and Kashmir. Four Lakh women are linked to these SHGs. This Saath initiative …

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