Obamacare call centre staff allowed six minutes in bathroom, now striking over steep healthcare costs
Staff at US federal contractor Maximus claim they only get six minutes a day to use the bathroom, are monitored by an AI system that reports them for going off script, and can’t afford health care. Katherine Charles’ work days are relentless. She’s one of thousands of call centre workers...
Why African universities need interdisciplinary, crossdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and extradisciplinary movement
Africa and Uganda must join the genuine knowledge integration movement. If not we shall fall by the wayside of the movement and have no influence on the mushrooming revolution in higher education. We shall continue to entrench archaic academic programmes and produce graduates we do not need in this World Wide Web dominated millennium.
With 1,124 incidents, anti-Jewish attacks were the second most reported hate crime after anti-Black cases. There were 158 reported incidents of anti-Muslim attacks, and 92 reports of anti-Arab cases, according to the report.
Russia struck Ukrainian ports on Tuesday, a day after pulling out of a UN-backed deal to allow Kyiv export grain, and Moscow claimed gains on the ground in an area where Ukrainian officials said Russian forces were going back on the offensive. Russia said it hit fuel storage in Odesa...
In Kenya: Elizabeth Mbogo, founder of Botanic Treasures, and Nicholas Ndekei, founder of Zihanga Ltd. Botanic Treasures manufactures palate-friendly nutritional products using a circular cultivation based on a Moringa tree agroforestry system.
Stars and Stripes: Created at a time of intense social conflict, US flag became hopeful affirmation of America’s future
A spokesman for Independence Hall in Philadelphia says no records exist of a US flag being present for the signing of the Constitution in 1787, or any indications that a national flag would have flown during the following decade at what is now called Congress Hall – a decade when Philadelphia was the country’s capital.
Speaking at UN headquarters in New York, Ambassador Mohamed El-Amine Souef, AU Commission Chair Special Representative and ATMIS Head, told the Security Council: “Stability ushered in last May delivered dividends and, in many instances, exceeded expectations. Progress thus far is testament to the resilience and determination of the Somali people”.
Arsenal sporting directors risk wrath of fans and owners if they fail to tie up Caicedo, Rice transfers early
Arsenal infamously missed out on the signing of priority January target Mykhailo Mudryk from Shakhtar Donetsk when the deal was hijacked at the final hour by Chelsea. Although that may prove to be a blessing in disguise given Mudryk’s terrible start for Chelsea, any repeat of Arsenal failing to complete transfers will not be tolerated by the ownership or fans.
Ukraine’s military intelligence agency later said on Telegram that Russian forces had blown up the dam “in a panic”, in what it said was “an obvious act of terrorism and a war crime, which will be evidence in an international tribunal”.
In March, the IOC said eligibility should be limited to athletes and officials who have not actively supported the war, nor have ties to the military and state security agencies. No clear definitions for eligibility were yet stated.