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Court rules against Seaford's effort to require how fetal remains are disposed

Herald Mail 29 Jun 2022
A Delaware Chancery Court judge agreed with state attorneys Wednesday, ruling that Seaford’s fetal remains ordinance is preempted by state law, which dictates the disposal of medical waste, including fetal remains ... Wade. Here's why ... Travis Laster ruled ... “The U.S ... Got a tip? Contact Amanda Fries at, or by calling 302-598-5507.

V-P calls for exploring economic opportunities with African nations

TeluguStop 04 Jun 2022
New Delhi, June 4 . Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu called for fully exploring the complementarities and opportunities in economic ties with Afri. Read More. ....

Wilmington council president brings Police Department's 'whitest Black guy' trophy to light

Yahoo Daily News 04 Feb 2022
Faheem Akil, who is Black, after he faced internal charges for calling a white officer by a racial slur. The groups called for transparency in the internal investigation ... Knoll had used the N-word when referencing a Black officer during roll call, sources said ... Got a tip? Contact Amanda Fries at, or by calling 302-598-5507.

Russian naval exercise ‘no threat’ to Ireland - ambassador

The Irish Times 24 Jan 2022
Asked whether Russia would consider calling off the ... Anti-war group Afri has called for a de-escalation of military build-up by all sides around Ukraine and said that the EU could play “a positive role” in the finding a negotiated settlement of disputes between Russia and Ukraine.

An easily disguised GBV app to help women in distress

Independent online (SA) 11 Dec 2021
Known as Afri-Tec Alert, it’s premised on the user’s circle of family and friends, who are instantly alerted if there is any problem – even if it’s only the user arriving late at the destination they said they were going to ... In addition, your phone number will be linked with a shortcut for your circle to be able to call you and check your status.

South African Tech Firm Creates App to Tackle Gender-Based Violence

The Wire 06 Dec 2021
That’s what South African firm Afri-Tec Technologies hopes to achieve with its alert app. Gender-based violence has become so rampant during coronavirus lockdowns, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called it the country’s “second pandemic.” ... And hence, why we felt creating a technological solution,” says AB Moosa, the CEO of Afri-Tec Technologies.

Africa’s small businesses look to positively contribute to Plastic Management Value Chain

Ghana Web 10 Aug 2021
These are enterprises that are sought to take the plastic waste management conversation to the next level, thus encouraging them to partake through an exciting call to win the Afri-Plastic Challenge, but pivotally, to change lives while endeavoring for a better environment, for a continent that puts its people first.

Thomas and Phillis

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Jul 2021
"I am human. I consider nothing human alien to me.". -- Terence (Publius Terentius Afer), "The Self-Tormentor," 165 B.C. Thomas Jefferson did not like Phillis Wheatley ... But "in reason much inferior ... scarcely ... Jefferson didn't agree ... "... This suggests he was from a region the Romans called Afri, probably in what was now Tunisia, near Carthage.

Israeli researchers develop remote algorithm to assess damage caused by arson balloons

Sina 28 Jun 2021
The new algorithm, called AFRI (aerosol free vegetation index), analyzes satellite images to see through even heavy smoke cover and locate damaged areas ... Enditem. .

New algorithm can map damage from incendiary devices

The Jerusalem Post 28 Jun 2021
The researchers designed what he called an Aerosol Free Vegetation Index (AFRI) remote sensing algorithm, which is a vegetation index (VI) that can distinguish between healthy and burnt land by analyzing satellite images taken over a few days, according to the press release.

Africa needs $15.7bn to upgrade existing 36 refineries to produce standard petroleum products – ARDA

Business Day Online 06 Jun 2021
The African Union and the African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) had planned an initiative called AFRI-6, which aimed at reducing Sulphur content in fuels to 10 parts per million (ppm) in the coming years.

$21.7M in research innovations to improve soil health and climate smart agriculture

Reflector 13 May 2021
NIFA also is investing at least $10 million this year in a new AFRI program area priority called, “Extension, Education, and USDA Climate Hub Partnerships,” to train the next generation of agriculturalists and foresters to incorporate climate change research into their management practices.

12 things we learnt from Elumelu’s TV interview

Business Day Online 05 May 2021
Elumelu said Afri-capitalism is not an ideology, it is just a call from one private sector person to another saying we all have a role to play in the development of our continent and we can do so by investing in critical sectors of the African economy like infrastructure, power, improving access to electricity, railways, etc.

Today’s Headlines: A deal on economic aid, at last

The Los Angeles Times 21 Dec 2020
“My manager calls it ‘the Glynnaissance,’” he says ... Moju, who runs a food video production studio in downtown L.A.’s Arts District, calls her style of cooking “Afri-Cali.” It’s on full display in her family’s Christmas feast, a blend of East African dishes customized with California ingredients and touched with flavors from West Africa.

Kiano Moju’s ‘Afri-Cali’ Christmas

The Los Angeles Times 17 Dec 2020
Her cooking reflects both sides of her heritage, plus where she lives now, in a style of cooking she calls “Afri-Cali.” Nowhere else can you see that in full effect than in her family’s Christmas feast, a blend of East African dishes customized with California ingredients and touched with flavors from West Africa.

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