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Thanet’s council examines huge legal costs of £ 733,000 for pending disciplinary and grievance cases – with £ 247,000 already paid

Thanet’s advice Members of Thanet’s council cabinet are being asked to approve a whopping £ 697,000-733,000 to pay for legal fees due to ongoing disciplinary and grievance proceedings with the authority. A law firm was hired in March 2020 to provide governance support and costs have been estimated at £ …

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India needs to regain its scientific temperament

India’s Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the country’s 41st communications satellite – GSAT 30 – last year Image Credit: ISRO A yoga entrepreneur and staunch supporter of the current dispensation in India, Ramdev’s comments on modern medical science and the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines have led to major controversy, with …

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Trump supporters argue that more post-election recounts should be done. But who foots the bill?

Chief National Census Correspondent Know the facts: Trump supporters insist on more post-election recounts. But who foots the bill? Update: May 27, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time 5:46 p.m. Hide transcriptionShow transcript Bamboo fiber, ultraviolet rays, constant rule changes. Welcome to the bizarre recount in greater Arizona County. Ordered by the …

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Support anti-corruption campaigns – Daily Times

Transparency International defines corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. Corruption is a vice that erodes trust, weakens democracy, hinders economic development and further exacerbates inequalities, poverty, social division and environmental crisis. Corruption can take many forms and can include behaviors such as: officials demanding or accepting …

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# ITWebSS2021: Assessing Security Risks in Africa

Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola African countries are becoming popular targets of bad actors, with costly consequences. In October last year, a major breach that compromised Uganda’s mobile money network plunged its telecommunications and banking sectors into crisis. The hack was the result of a security breach in the payment services aggregator, Pegasus …

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