NMB and Tabora Farmers Unions in Health Insurance Agreement

By Rashid Kakwesi Tabora. The NMB Bank and the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) officially launched a joint program to finance the health care needs of farmers over the weekend with the aim of boosting productivity. The bank initially set aside 5 billion shillings for the program, known as the Ushirika Afya health insurance scheme. As part of these agreements, ...

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Ames author unveils an Edwardian era mystery

Set at the end of September 1905, “Murder at Keyhaven Castle” is the third book in the Stella and Lyndy series by Ames author Anna Loan-Wilsey, who writes under the pseudonym Clara McKenna. Loan-Wilsey will be signing copies of the book, released in late June, at Dog-Eared Books from 10 a.m. to noon on July 31 at the Farmer’s Market. ...

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How to save a little each month (it goes a long way)

Day 5: GOBankingRates wants to help you live more richly. Throughout July, we’ll be sharing daily tips on how you can get there, with tips on budgeting, saving, investing, maximizing your career, and managing debt, as well as financial advice for every phase of your life. Check back every day during our 31 days of richer life to learn everything ...

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EDITORIAL: Unmasking Colorado Children – Finally | Premium

Schoolchildren in Colorado may have been the most overlooked victims of COVID-19. Not in terms of contracting the virus itself, of course; children were the least likely to catch it, and those who resisted it quite well. Instead, they have been crushed by the company’s wide-ranging efforts to curb the pandemic. And for policy makers concerned with staying on top ...

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Higher education for all? This bill could make it happen

Does the way to a good life pass through higher education? A recent Bloomberg report found that the average net worth of the oldest millennial generation is more than $ 20,000 lower than that of the oldest baby boomers of the same age. One of the main factors contributing to this generational wealth gap is student debt, which has skyrocketed ...

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ITFC signs € 10 million Murabaha financing agreement with Bridge Bank Group, Côte d’Ivoire (BBGCI) to support private sector and SME financing

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), provided Murabaha financing of 10 million euros to Bridge Bank Group, Côte d’Ivoire (BBGCI). Installation represents an important part of BBGCIremaining trade finance needs of 2021 and allows BBGCI support the Bank’s growing private sector clients as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). ...

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Can Jimmy Moreland Impress in Grade 3?

With about two months to go to the start of the season, the Washington football team appears in the top two spots as a cornerback. Apparently, any roster prediction article has returning star Kendall Fuller and the recent free agent who signed William Jackson III as the top two cornerbacks entering the camp later this summer. Fuller is entering the ...

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Belgian company Bone Therapeutics obtains a 16 million euro loan from the EIB to develop new orthopedic treatments based on cell therapy

Image credits: Bone Therapeutics A few years ago, the concept of modifying genes to treat disease was considered science fiction. However, this is now a reality. Thanks to advancements in technology, many other cutting-edge approaches are reshaping the way we treat and cure disease. Cell therapy is one such approach that involves injecting new cells into a patient’s body to ...

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Is the federal holiday of June 17 an effort by the left to usurp July 4?

Requirement: “This legislation is the culmination of decades of efforts by the left to prevent shameless celebrations of our national history, heritage and history.” – United States Representative Matt Rosendale, a Republican from Montana, on the new federal holiday in Juneteenth. Although a bipartisan proposal by US Senator John Cornyn and US Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, both of Texas, to ...

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Financial problems hit company involved in Sydney container terminal project

A venture capital firm behind the proposed container terminal in Sydney, Nova Scotia is in financial difficulty, but developers say this will not affect their investments or the future of the project. In addition to raising questions about the proposed development, the show provided the first real insight into the financing of the port project, suggesting the estimated financial value ...

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Selina Finance partners with Pure Law to reduce turnaround times

“Pure Law is a game-changer for Selina in terms of the ability to finish quickly and efficiently.” Selina Finance has partnered with Pure Law to finalize its overdraft second charge loan facilities. The partnership with Pure Law will allow Selina to complete loan files within hours of receiving the firm offer, which will reduce turnaround times and allow clients to ...

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DeFi cannot announce the independence of the bank

Independence weekend of course evokes freedom. And before too long, we might be independent from banks, third parties, and the financial system itself. Or maybe not. The promise of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is that the advent of cryptocurrencies, and perhaps more importantly, blockchain, will eliminate reliance on traditional financial services players. In a nutshell, third parties would not be involved ...

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Korea pushes action to win $ 30 billion in overseas construction deals

With signs of a recovery in the global construction market, the government said on Monday it would do everything possible to meet its goal of securing $ 30 billion in overseas construction contracts this year. “The demand for large-scale infrastructure investments from developed and developing countries is expected to increase as the global construction market is expected to recover this ...

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Sensex, Nifty advances in the first exchanges; strong width

The main benchmarks are trading companies at the start of trade on the request to buy index pivots. At 9:25 am IST, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was up 310.31 points or 0.59% to 52,794.98. The Nifty 50 index gained 92.55 points or 0.59% to 15,814.75. The Nifty regained the 15,800 mark when the trade opened. Asian stocks ...

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Role of guarantees in the provision of infrastructure

NORTHAMPTON: In recent years, countries around the world have faced the daunting challenge of developing and maintaining critical infrastructure. The constraints on public sector budgets and the financing of growing infrastructure needs make the role of the private sector imperative. A series of research has shown that private sector participation increases efficiency in investment, management and operation. However, the private ...

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These 8 companies increase wages to attract more employees

Many companies are facing a labor shortage due to the coronavirus pandemic. With high demand for their products and services, they need to find creative ways to attract more candidates so they can continue to run their business effectively. To help attract more employees, some brands are now increasing what they pay. These companies have increased employee salaries For workers ...

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