Kenya’s resident Ruto asks opponents to give talks a chance as main rival pushes for poll reforms
Odinga’s Azimio La Umoja (Declaration of Unity) Alliance and Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza (Kenya First) alliance disagree about the content of the talks and who should steer them. Kenya Kwanza wants the talks to involve only lawmakers and discuss only the selection of electoral officials. Azimio says others should take part and the talks should also review the 2022 elections and discuss measures to address the cost of living.
Ukraine prepares to reopen food and grain transit through Poland as first step to ending import bans
Ukraine is holding additional talks this week in Romania on Wednesday, and in Slovakia on Thursday, Solsky added. Poland’s embargo, in effect since Saturday evening, also applied to transit through the country to keep grain transport from entering the Polish market.
US calls on ruling junta in Sudan to halt fighting as medics report 97 civilian deaths, 365 injuries
A protracted power struggle raises the risk of Sudan falling into civil war four years after long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir was toppled in an uprising, as well as derailing internationally-backed efforts to launch a civilian transition that was due to be signed earlier this month.
Why US Army service no longer appeals to young Americans who shudder at being ‘old young men’
Young Americans also made it clear that they didn’t want to put their lives on hold in the military, while 13 per cent anticipated discrimination against women and minorities, 10 per cent didn’t trust the military leadership, 57 per cent anticipated emotional or psychological problems, and nearly half expected physical problems from a stint in the Army.
No longer at ease: After over 20 years of losing wars, recruiting for US Army is officially a mess
The tempo of recruitment has always swung back and forth, depending in part on whether the economy is bad or booming. Today, that economy may be a mess, but hiring is still remarkably robust, leaving high school graduates with more choices than just the Army or stocking shelves at Walmart (which, by the way, also offers college tuition assistance).
When we join university, we carry with us our communities but the ethics boards are not ready for Indigenous researchers
I am a Nlaka’pamux woman of mixed ancestry who works on the reclamation and revitalisation of Indigenous food systems at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Being an Indigenous, tenure-track assistant professor is something to celebrate. I was aware that many barriers to my success awaited me as...