Month: April 2022

India approves Covid boosters for 18 to 60-year-olds but it comes with a price

By: Trishita Bose On Friday, April 8, India’s health ministry announced booster shots for everyone between the ages of 18 and 60. Boosters have been administered to healthcare professionals and frontline workers since January. On March 16, India started the administration of the third shot for everyone above 60 years of age. After what seemed […]

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Living with Covid: How staff and students are coping with a return to normal

By Trishita Bose and Jill Namatsi Featured image credit:People head to their workplaces near Piccadilly, Manchester. /Trishita Bose and Jill Namatsi On February 21, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it was time to end legal restrictions and “learn to live with this virus”. On top of a general uproar about mask wearing, employers grappled […]

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In Kenya, coalitions win elections – but at what cost?

Politician Suleiman Shahbal has quit the Mombasa governor race following “thoughtful consideration of the needs and aspirations of the people of Mombasa”, “long deliberations with my party leader Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga, and advice from the chairperson of Azimio la Umoja Coalition, President Uhuru Kenyatta”.

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Salford campaigner calls for night trams to improve safety in Greater Manchester 

A Salford local election candidate is calling for trams to run through to the early hours of the morning in a bid to improve safety.  

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