Business School Students in High Demand: Nearly 9 in 10 Landed Jobs Prior to Graduation

Survey finds full-time MBA graduates in North America benefit the most from salary bump while Asia Pacific graduates record the biggest increase in rating of the overall value of degrees RESTON, Va., Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Despite market fear of an imminent recession, 86 percent of 2022 business school graduates were employed at […]

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Dave and Buster’s to Open 11 Units Across KSA, UAE, and Egypt

Announces international franchise partnership with Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair Holding Group DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just a few months after announcing its international expansion plans Dave & Buster’s inks its first multi-country, multi-unit deal. “We couldn’t be more pleased and excited to announce our Partnership with Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair Holding Group […]

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Covid-19: South Africa reports two deaths linked to J&J covid vaccine

PRETORIA— South Africa’s medicines regulatory authority says it has recorded two fatal cases of the rare Guillain-Barre syndrome in people who had received a Johnson & Johnson Covid jab. The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) reported its first case in August and the second on Monday. “SAHPRA has been informed of a second fatal case of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) following vaccination with the Covid-19 vaccine Janssen,” it said in a statement, using the vaccine’s commercial name. In a response, Johnson & Johnson said “very rare cases of the…

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Vice-President of West African Development Bank arrested in France; charges unknown

PARIS— Moustapha Ben Barka, the vice-president of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) based in Lomé, Togo, has been arrested by French authorities. He was also the former secretary-general at the presidency – equivalent to a ministerial post – when his uncle, the late Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita served as president. The allegations against him is not officially known. Moustapha Ben Barka was in transit from Paris to South Korea when he was informed he was wanted by French authorities. The French say an international arrest warrant was issued against him…

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Libya fuel tank blast injures 17

BENGHAZI (Libya)— A fuel tank exploded in a massive blast in the southern Libyan city of Sebha late on Tuesday, injuring 17 people, the health ministry said in a statement. The fire caused by the explosion was brought under control, witnesses said. The blast comes weeks after a fuel tanker blast in another southern Libya city killed several people and injured dozens. Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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Ethiopia: 10 killed in twin air strikes on Tigray

MEKELLE (Tigray, Ethiopia)— Ten people were killed in a second day of air strikes on Ethiopia’s Tigray region Wednesday, a hospital official said, in attacks that came after authorities there expressed readiness for a cease-fire. Twin drone attacks hit a residential neighborhood in the regional capital Mekele, killing 10 people and injuring others, said Kibrom Gebreselassie, a senior official at Ayder Referral Hospital, the biggest in Tigray. “Death toll raised to 10,” Kibrom said, after earlier reporting six killed and more than 10 injured in the two blasts around 7:30…

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US: FBI hunting for Nigerian, 29, who scammed New York State US$30 million

NEW YORK— A 29-year-old Nigerian has been interdicted in the United States for defrauding the State of New York to the tune of US$30 million. According to a release from the US Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania that Chidozie Collins Obasi, was charged by indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. He is also facing “six counts of mail fraud, and 16 counts of wire fraud, all stemming from a complicated, evolving fraud scheme that initially targeted Americans through a spam email campaign offering…

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Sabin Receives Additional $21.8 Million From BARDA to Advance Marburg Vaccine

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute today announced it is receiving an additional $21.8 million under an existing contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. These funds advance development […]

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