Kenya braced on Tuesday for a protracted legal battle after William Ruto was declared the victor in a closely fought presidential race over the objections of more than half the electoral commission, stoking fears of political violence. In the western city of Kisumu and Nairobi's huge Kibera slum, both strongholds of rival candidate Raila Odinga, calm returned to the streets after protesters battled police and burned tyres on the road overnight. The dramatic events of Monday, which saw Ruto declared president by a tiny margin as a split emerged in the electoral commission overseeing the Aug. 9 vote, has raised fears of bloody violence like that seen after previous disputed polls.
A bus carrying paramilitary soldiers in Indian-controlled Kashmir skidded off a mountainous road and rolled down into a river on Tuesday, killing at least six and injuring dozens of others, officials said. People injured in the accident in the southern Pahalgam area were being flown to a military hospital in the region’s main city of Srinagar, police said in a tweet. Officials said the bus was carrying at least 39 soldiers and two police officials who were among thousands of government forces who had been deployed to protect a Hindu pilgrimage to a Himalayan cave.
(Bloomberg) -- Indonesia seeks to narrow next year’s budget deficit to below 3% of gross domestic product for the first time since 2019 as it balances the need to rein in the fiscal sector while supporting growth, President Joko Widodo said.The fiscal gap is projected to drop to 2.85% of GDP in 2023 from an estimated shortfall equivalent to 3.92% of GDP in 2022 even as the government increases the allocation for subsidy by 4.4% to 297.2 trillion rupiah ($20.1 billion), said Jokowi, as the presid
Exyte GmbH (Exyte), a global leader in the design, engineering, and delivery of high-tech facilities, continues its strong performance during the first half of fiscal year 2022 successfully progressing on its accelerated growth path, its "Pathway to Ten."
Dublin, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Greece Gift Card and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Q1 2022 Update" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Gift card market in 2021 was driven a wide range of factors, which supported growth across retail and corporate segments. The primary factors included growth of ecommerce, increased adoption to incentivize employees working remotely, digital gifting, and initiatives undertaken by
The British pound was little changed on Tuesday, having briefly fallen to its lowest level in over a week, after mixed data showed a jobs market that is still hot, although some early signs it may be starting to cool. Britain's unemployment rate held close to a half-century low, but the number of people employed grew less than expected in a Reuters poll and the number of job vacancies fell for the first time since mid-2020, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. The Bank of England (BoE) is closely watching labour market data for signs inflationary pressures are cooling, but analysts said the mixed data would be unlikely to move the needle when it comes to the policy decision next month.
The Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati has been engulfed by a major storm after a fan draped in a Ukraine flag was told to leave a match between two Russian players.
More than 40 per cent of single people say they are now more inclined to pick modest date location to avoid bill panic
The elderberry market is fragmented, and the vendors are deploying organic and inorganic growth strategies to compete in the market. The market is dominated by a few well-established players. Vendors operating in the market compete in terms of differentiated product offerings as well as business expansions. These players have a vast geographic presence and large market outreach. To survive and succeed in such a competitive environment, it becomes imperative for vendors to distinguish their offer
Foreign leaders congratulate the president-elect but backers of Raila Odinga question the result.
Strong Results for Leumi in the Second Quarter and First Half of 2022
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Visiongain has launched a new report on the Global Pre-Filled Syringes Market Report 2022-2032. It includes Pre-Filled Syringes and Forecasts Market Segment by Type, (Conventional Prefilled Syringes, Safety Prefilled Syringes) , Market Segment by Design, (Single Chambered, Dual Chambered, Customized Prefilled Syringes) Market Segment by End-User, (Hospitals and Clinics, Home Care Settings, Research Laboratories, Pharma & Biotech Companies, Other end-User), Market Segment by Application, (Diabete
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She has five entries from her much-loved 1970s catalog on Billboard’s Country Digital Song Sales chart.
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Manulife Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Association of Athletics Affiliates (HKAAA) today jointly announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for a partnership that will bring the first-ever Manulife GBA HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) Half-Marathon to life. The HZMB is an iconic structure that connects three of the major cities in the Greater Bay Area. As the world's longest bridge-cum-tunnel sea crossing, running on HZMB will be a unique and exciting experience for both professional and
Turns out Noah has some unusual thoughts on what the ark is supposedly hauling.
The safe-haven U.S. dollar hit a one-week high on Tuesday after weak global economic data, particularly in China, reignited global recession fears and weighed on risk-friendly currencies like the Australian dollar. "The U.S. growth picture is still intact, but the overall global picture remains fragile, given concerns about China, and that has put a dampener on risk sentiment and hurt the Aussie and some emerging market risk currencies," said Sim Moh Siong, currency strategist at Bank of Singapore. China's central bank on Monday unexpectedly cut a key interest rate to try to revive credit demand to support the COVID-hit economy after a string of weak economic data releases for July.
Toussaint, who plays Corlys Velaryon, has addressed criticisms of sex scenes in original series