Kenya’s economy to rebound this year but remains vulnerable – World Bank

NAIROBI, June 30 (Reuters) – Kenya’s economy to grow 4.5% this year as vaccinations and easing lockdown help it recover from a coronavirus-induced slump last year , although it has always remained very vulnerable to the pandemic, the World Bank announced on Wednesday. . The growth of the East African …

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People living with HIV have a significantly higher risk of suicide: study

ANI | Update: June 30, 2021 7:08 PM STI Washington [US], June 30 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine has indicated that people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are more likely have thoughts of suicide and die by …

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5 things to know Wednesday

Crews in collapsed Florida condo face weather, weather and other challenges In addition to inclement weather and debris, emergency responders battle the weather, heat and water as they continue their search on Wednesday for the 149 missing victims of a condo collapse in Surfside, just outside outside of Miami. The …

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Austin and Community Partners Seek to Address Extreme ‘Hot Spots’ Around City

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The University of Texas and the City of Austin are researching hot spots in the city. The two groups have launched a study to determine how best to combat excessive heat in urban areas. In places like the Mueller Development, the pedestrian space and refreshing treeline canopy …

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Kenyan universities face great challenges in going digital. But this can be done

As an academic working at a university in Kenya, I have witnessed first-hand the massive disruption to learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation is not unique to Kenya. Universities in neighboring Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia are also affected. Kenya has more than 70 universities, 38 of which are …

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Biden’s proposal could be the answer to Social Security disability benefit issues

The announcement that President Joe Biden’s budget Budget proposal 2022 providing a 9.7%, or $ 1.3 billion, increase in funding to the Social Security Administration is certainly a promising step towards a post-pandemic return to normal. Like many government agencies, the SSA has closed most of its field offices to …

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HIV prevention experts call for regular testing

CHICAGO – This weekend marked National HIV Testing Day, when people are encouraged to find out their HIV status and work to end the stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS. Jim Pickett, senior director of gay men’s health and prevention advocacy for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, said it’s important for …

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Two Minds: Will Bean Works To Remind His Indigenous Transgender Colleagues That Things Are Getting Better | Alaska Native Quarterly

Until recently, my career in journalism had been limited to the music and nightlife scene, a community in which I have been deeply involved for almost two years. I have worked with friends and colleagues that I have known since I started playing, mainly musicians, bartenders and business owners. Since …

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Fan View: ‘Jesse is Kenya’s Messi’ – Kenyans react after Were scores four for Zesco United

Timu ya Ziko will now play in the Caf Champions League alongside Zanaco after former Tusker striker shown by example Kenyans took to social media to hail striker Jesse Were’s latest achievement after scoring four goals for Zesco United on Sunday. The imposing Harambee Star capped the 2020-21 season with …

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State budget review increases Oakland funding for community workers – NBC Bay Area

A state budget amendment would give Oakland’s new Community Response Program a $ 10 million boost, a non-police approach to community appeals for incidents that are neither violent nor criminal. The budget amendment comes from State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), and was announced Saturday in a press release issued by …

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