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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SLO County Jail Report Details Abuse, Violence

September 1, 2021 An inmate held in a special type of restrictive housing at SLO County Jail. By KAREN VELIE A new report on the San Luis Obispo County Jail chronicles abuse ranging from punching inmates to denial of medical treatment – resulting in deaths and miscarriages in prison – …

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Nadia Mukami: 10 cutest photos of Kenyan singer-songwriter Kenya news

Nadia Mukami is one of Kenya’s most talented singers. Not only is she good at vocals, but her songwriting skills are on another level as well. Her love songs have become favorite playlists for fans in East Africa and non-Swahili-speaking countries like Nigeria. It is impossible not to love this …

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COVID-19 in Pennsylvania: Bucks County Community College offers $ 100 to 200 students who receive COVID-19 vaccine

NEWTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) – Two hundred students at Bucks County Community College will be paid to get the vaccine. The Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund is offering the first 200 students currently enrolled in the BCCC $ 100 each who receive a COVID-19 vaccine between Monday, August 30 and …

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‘I wasn’t getting better’: Pennsylvania woman endures long-term battle with COVID |

More than a year and a half after contracting COVID-19, Andrea Berlin is feeling almost completely normal. The Fox Chapel-turned-London native said she fell ill with the virus in March 2020 – at the start of the pandemic by most standards – and she believes she likely picked it up …

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