USA:Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirement

June 2018 KHN; A federal judge on Friday struck down a Trump administration decision allowing states to force low-income adults to work to qualify for Medicaid. The 60-page ruling, which is likely to be appealed, was hailed by advocates for the poor. But it could limit the number of states expanding …

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KENYA:NCPB holds Sh3 billion maize unfit for humans

June 2018 BusinessDaily; The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is holding 984,102 bags of maize worth nearly Sh3.1 billion that is unfit for human consumption in the wake of a scandal that saw the agency pay fake farmers billions of shillings. A report, acting NCPB managing director Joseph Liguko …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors get Sh1bn budget

June 2018 Business Daily; The Treasury has allocated Sh1 billion to cater for salaries and other benefits due to the 110 Cuban doctors, who started arriving in the country early this month. The doctors will take home a total of Sh563 million in salaries annually, according to a breakdown presented to …

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