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Major overhaul to student visa rules

Trump administration proposes revamping visas so students would have to apply for an extension after fixed terms of no more than four years. Some students would have to reapply after two years, depending on their country of origin. The Trump administration is set to publish a new proposed rule today that would set fixed terms…

Trump administration proposes major overhaul to student visa rules

Trump administration proposes revamping visas so students would have to apply for an extension after fixed terms of no more than four years. Some students would have to reapply after two years, depending on their country of origin. The Trump administration is set to publish a new proposed rule today that would set fixed terms…

Tough Visa Rules for Students Seeking to Study in U.S.

President Donald Trump's government is planning to bar Kenyan students from pursuing degrees in the US through limiting their stay in the country. The move which is contained in proposals by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will see Kenyan students barred from getting student visas longer than two years. This means that…

Crisis rocks Cecafa as employees go for six months without pay

Goal can exclusively reveal all is not well within the regional body’s office as members are suffering without pay A financial crunch has reportedly hit the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) secretariat in Nairobi, Goal has established.  According to well-placed sources at the regional football body, a number of staff members have gone…

SaaS ERP mushrooms during Covid crisis, up to a point

In this e-guide we look at the migration of business applications to the cloud, under the discipline of the Covid crisis; we examine the question of who is winning the cloud ERP wars; and offer a case study of one large, complex company, Vodafone, that gives a counter example of how cloud still has limits…

CW APAC: Buyer’s guide to business intelligence and data analytics

Businesses today are seeking to discover, interpret, extract and communicate meaningful patterns in data to increase efficiency and better serve their customers. In this handbook, focused on the use of business intelligence and data analytics in the Asia-Pacific region, Computer Weekly looks at some examples of how making sense of data makes good business sense.…

Tanzania: Dar Defends Its Human Rights Record

TANZANIA has refuted claims by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) that there is an increasing repression of the democratic and civic space in the country, noting that the released report is far away from the reality on the ground. On Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms…

Kisumu Jetty All Set, but Uganda Asks for Time to Fix Complex Parts

Uganda's prolonged delays in completing the construction of an oil jetty on its side of Lake Victoria has frustrated Kenya's efforts to relaunch the Kisumu Port, whose refurbishment last year cost taxpayers $30 million (Ksh3 billion). Nairobi has since August last year been counting on revival of Kisumu Port to create thousands of jobs and…

Africa: CAF Women’s Champions League – Eight Teams to Participate in Opening Tournament

The decision was made public during the CAF Executive Committee that took place on Thursday, September 10, 2020. It has been decided that the first edition of the African Women's Champions League will take place in 2021. The decision was made public during the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) that took…

Computer Weekly – 15 September 2020: How data has helped in the fight against coronavirus

In this week’s Computer Weekly, we talk to the Office for National Statistics about the important role data plays in the battle against Covid-19. We also look at the speedy deployment of the Scottish contact-tracing app and report on a discussion about the UK government’s delayed response to its digital identity consultation. Read the issue…

Global Travel Bans: 115 Worldwide Destinations Easing Covid Restrictions Says U.N, What To Know

Parasols on a beach of the Adriatic Sea in Durres, Albania, one of only two countries that have ... [+] lifted all travel restrictions, according to the U.N. AFP via Getty Images “A majority of destinations around the world (53%) have now started easing travel restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” concludes an…

Africa: East Africa Must Prioritise Women, Girls’ Protection During Covid-19 and Beyond

For the better part of 2020, East African countries have been battling to contain the spread of Covid-19 with over 46,633 cases reported across Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda as of September 6. Among them, Kenya and Rwanda account for the larger chunk with 35,103 and 4,349 cases reported in the respective…
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Ryder Cup 2010

McDowell knew the Twenty Ten course like the back of his hand. He’d won the Wales Open on the course that year and during a period when he lived in Cardiff he used the venue as his practice area.As the match descended into the home stretch McDowell sunk a 15-foot birdie to go 2-up on…

GB’s Evans calls opponents ’embarrassing’

Evans was knocked out in the singles in the first round by Kei Nishikori of JapanBritain's Dan Evans said his doubles opponents were "embarrassing" after becoming involved in an on-court row at the French Open.The British singles number one and Polish partner Hubert Hurkacz beat Dutchman Matwe Middelkoop and Brazilian Marcel Demoliner in the first…

US team walks off after ‘homophobic slur’

Collin Martin (pictured playing for former club Minnesota United) came out as gay in 2018Landon Donovan said his San Diego Loyal "would not stand" for bigotry having left the pitch in protest after an alleged homophobic comment was aimed at openly gay midfielder Collin Martin.An opposition player from Phoenix Rising was accused of making the…

As colleges reopened, many more young people got covid-19, CDC reports – msnNOW

Covid-19 cases surged nationally among 18- to 22-year-olds between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which urged young adults as well as colleges and universities to take precautions to prevent the spread of the virus.Weekly cases among the age group jumped 55…