Monthly Archives: October 2021

Manitoba invites 459 PNP candidates

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Published on October 22nd, 2021 at 10:54am EDT Manitoba held a new round of invitations on October 21. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited a total of 459 immigration candidates across three Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). The results are as follows: Skilled Workers in Manitoba — 388 invitations with a minimum score of 375; Skilled…

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3 Categories to Watch at the 2022 Grammys

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Best Música Urbana AlbumAs reggaetón and Latin trap music have become major forces in pop culture, the Recording Academy has seemed unsure of how to recognize those genres’ influence. Over the years, the organization has shuffled the “urban” label among multigenre categories, at different times making its biggest names compete against more traditional Latin pop…

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Tunisia: Najla Bouden/Abdelhamid Dbeibah Phone Conversation

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Tunis/Tunisia — Prime Minister Najla Bouden on Wednesday evening had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of the Libyan National Unity Government Abdelhamid Dbeibah, during which she affirmed Tunisia's willingness to provide all forms of support to the Libyan authorities. The goal is, she said, to help Libya achieve the objectives it had set, in…

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Day Zero Announces Tulum 2022 Lineup

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After a year off due to the pandemic, Damian Lazarus' jungle vibe-fest has announced its comeback. Day Zero is returning to Tulum in January. After a year off due to the pandemic, Damian Lazarus' jungle vibe-fest has announced its comeback, with a lineup featuring DJ Tennis, Nina Kraviz, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, DJ Holographic…

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Libya: Libyan Stability Conference

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Tripoli — The minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, held discussions Thursday, in Tripoli, with Libya's Prime Minister-designate Abdul Hamid Mohamed Dbeibah, the vice-president of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mussa Al-Kuni, and his counterpart, Najla Al-Mangoush, during which he stressed Algeria's support to " Libyan Stability Initiative." "I had rich discussions…

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Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa

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Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to grow by 3.7 percent in 2021 and 3.8 percent in 2022 - a welcome but relatively modest recovery, suggesting that divergence with the rest of the world will persist over the medium term. The crisis has highlighted key disparities in resilience between countries in sub-Saharan Africa and has also exacerbated…

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The Amazon Worker-Led Union Is Almost Ready for Election Time

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Photo: Stephanie Keith; Amazon workers strike in Staten Island to demand better covid-19 safety protocols on May Day 2020 (Getty Images)The grassroots Amazon Labor Union is finally gearing up for an election after gathering thousands of worker signatures. Organizers of the new union, all former and current Amazon workers, set up camp in April outside…

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Who Gets to Escape the Taliban

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Even at midnight, the Dubai airport is sweltering in mid-August. My colleague and cameraman Eric O’Connor and I stood on the tarmac, sweating our way through one of the hardest decisions of our careers. It was the evening of August 14th, we were on assignment for “PBS NewsHour,” and the Taliban seemed poised to take…

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Tanzania: Second Judge Steps Down From Mbowe’s Case

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Dar es Salaam — Principal Judge of the High Court, Mustapha Siyani, has stepped down from hearing Economic Sabotage case No. 16/2021 facing Chadema's chairman Freeman Mbowe and his co-accused. He is the second judge to step down from hearing the case after Judge Elinaza Luvanda who withdrew on September 6, after the fourth accused,…

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NBA lauds CAC’s new data protection policy

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The Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA, Yola branch), Gabriel Adigwu, has lauded the Corporate Affairs Commission’s new data protection policy, noting that customers are now more than ever before assured of their companies’ safety. A statement signed by Rasheed Mahe, head of the CAC media unit, on Wednesday, in Abuja, quoted Mr Adigwu…

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Wu-Tang’s One-of-a-Kind Album Sold to Crypto-Community

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A DAO is a community of members who make collective decisions without hierarchies or centralization. Commonly, these communities convene on private Discord channels and their access is gated to those who hold a certain crypto token or NFT to be inducted. This sale marks PleasrDAO's first foray into acquiring a physical good. Although it may…

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The Candy Corn Has Been Hacked

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Photo: Wikicommons/Evan AmosJust in time for Halloween, a ransomware gang has targeted Ferrara Candy—the massive confectionary responsible for producing Brach’s well-known candy corn—the most OG of holiday treats. Ferrara, which is based in Chicago, is responsible for 85 percent of the candy corn production in the country during the Halloween season—and reportedly churns out approximately…

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Pitso Mosimane is HEARTBROKEN claims Egyptian legend!

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According to Al Ahly and Egypt legend Ahmed Shobier, Pitso Mosimane is ‘heartbroken’ following the treatment he has been receiving from fans and media in recent weeks at the Egyptian giants. Mosimane has found himself in a baptism of fire following a turbulent spell at Al Ahly. Despite winning back-to-back CAF Champions League titles at…

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