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Colonialism

  May 01, 2024

UK Initiates Voluntary Return of Asylum Seekers to Rwanda with One Set to be Flown

The voluntary removals scheme, introduced last month, offers up to £3,000 to migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, encouraging them to relocate to Rwanda.

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  Apr 27, 2024

Marking 30 Years of Democracy in South Africa

Freedom Day is a pivotal national holiday in South Africa, celebrating the first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994, which were open to citizens of all races.

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Neocolonialism

  May 20, 2024

Attempted Coup in DRC: Leader Killed, 50 Arrested Including Three Americans

Gunfire erupted around 4 a.m. in Kinshasa, the nation's capital. The attack, spearheaded by armed men, targeted the presidential palace in the city center, according to army spokesman Sylvain Ekenge.

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Technology

  May 25, 2024

Attila Rauch: The Future of AI in Banking

Attila Rauch, an AI expert based in Zurich, who advises financial institutions on AI implementation, believes that the future of banking will be profoundly influenced by AI.

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  May 14, 2024

Regional Internet Outage Forces Temporarily Closure of the US Embassy in Tanzania

While routine appointments have been cancelled and postponed to a later date, the embassy clarified that it would remain open for visa collections and to address any emergency situations involving American citizens.

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  May 13, 2024

How to Find a Top-Tier Medical Device Software Development Team

Don’t hire a developer without running a background check on them. Medical device applications are sensitive, and a poor design or sub-optimal code can put patients’ health at risk. Look for a firm like Empeek with a proven track record of building hospital applications and software.

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  May 02, 2024

Engineers Develop Longer-Life Batteries to Electrify Communities in Africa

This initiative addresses a critical need, as more than 740 million people globally, including many in off-grid African communities, lack reliable electricity access.

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Travel

  May 09, 2024

Uganda Airlines Expands Fleet with New 160-Seat Airbus A320

The new aircraft features 160 seats, including a 12-seat Business Class and a spacious 138-seat Economy Class, offering a comfortable and efficient travel experience for passengers.

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  May 09, 2024

Boeing 737-300 Crash in Senegal Injures 11 During Takeoff

The aircraft, carrying 78 passengers, veered off the runway around 0100 GMT. Despite the severity of the incident, most passengers were not injured.

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  May 02, 2024

UK Civil Servants' Union Challenges Rwanda Asylum Plan Legality

The union is seeking a High Court ruling on whether directing civil servants to organize flights for asylum seeker removal could place them in a legally precarious situation.

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  May 01, 2024

UK Initiates Voluntary Return of Asylum Seekers to Rwanda with One Set to be Flown

The voluntary removals scheme, introduced last month, offers up to £3,000 to migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, encouraging them to relocate to Rwanda.

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  Apr 29, 2024

Kenya Airways Suspends Flights to Kinshasa Amid Employee Detention Controversy

The issue began on April 19, when two employees of Kenya Airways were detained by the Military Detection of Anti-Homeland Activities (DEMIAP) on allegations related to "missing customs documentation on valuable cargo," according to the airline.

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  Apr 29, 2024

Discover the Magic of Sälen: Your Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Winter Getaway

Whether you're a thrill-seeker looking to carve down snow-covered slopes or someone seeking the solace of a serene winter escape, this guide will help you plan your perfect holiday.

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