Category: Canada

  • Marjorie Taylor Greene appears in court over attempt to bar her from Congress

    Marjorie Taylor Greene appears in court over attempt to bar her from Congress

    The far-right Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene appeared in court in Georgia on Friday for a hearing in an attempt to bar her from Congress for aiding the insurrection at the US Capitol on 6 January 2021. A lawyer for Greene, James Bopp, tried to portray her as a “victim” of the Capitol attack, rather than an instigator. Ron […]

  • Biden: Republicans’ Disney law shows ‘far right has taken over party’

    Biden: Republicans’ Disney law shows ‘far right has taken over party’

    For Joe Biden, the vote by Florida Republicans on Thursday to strip Disney of its self-governing powers was a step too far. “Christ, they’re going after Mickey Mouse,” the president exclaimed at a fundraiser in Oregon, in apparent disbelief that state governor Ron DeSantis’s culture wars had reached the gates of the Magic Kingdom. The move, Biden […]

  • Florida’s examples of banned topics in math books derided as ‘political theater’

    Florida’s examples of banned topics in math books derided as ‘political theater’

    Education officials in Florida have been criticized for putting “political theater” over teaching after they revealed four examples from among the 54 math textbooks they rejected last week. The state said it had refused to use the books because of “prohibited topics” including alleged references to critical race theory. On Friday, however, after pressure to explain the […]

  • Prosecutor drops all charges against Pamela Moses, jailed over voting error

    Prosecutor drops all charges against Pamela Moses, jailed over voting error

    A Memphis prosecutor has dropped all criminal charges against Pamela Moses, the Memphis woman who was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote. Moses was convicted last year and sentenced in January. She was granted a new trial in February after the Guardian published a document showing that had not been given to her […]

  • Trump accepted ‘some responsibility’ for Capitol attack, McCarthy audio reveals

    Trump accepted ‘some responsibility’ for Capitol attack, McCarthy audio reveals

    New audio clips reveal that the House Republican leader, Kevin McCarthy, held Donald Trump responsible in the immediate aftermath of the January 6 Capitol riot, and that Trump himself accepted “some responsibility” for the insurrection. The explosive clips were released by the New York Times on Thursday and Friday after an earlier report said McCarthy and the […]

  • Education for Sustainable Energy Development Scholarship 2022/23

    Education for Sustainable Energy Development Scholarship 2022/23

    The 2022/23 application for the Education for Sustainable Energy Development Scholarship (ESED) programme will be open for students from developing countries studying for a postgraduate course in Sustainable Energy. The scholarships are intended to foster the next generation of energy, climate and electricity sector specialists who will be prepared to tackle the challenges of the future. The scholarship is sponsored by […]

  • McGill MBA Scholarships and Awards for International Students 2022/23

    McGill MBA Scholarships and Awards for International Students 2022/23

    McGill MBA Scholarships and Awards: Applications are invited from international students seeking MBA scholarships to study at McGill University, Canada for the 2022/23 academic session. International students have access to a wide variety of funding options, including merit-based scholarships and awards. All students are automatically considered for the scholarships and awards unless otherwise noted. Scholarship Sponsor(s): McGill University, […]

  • Scholarships in Canada for International Students Without IELTS 2022/23

    Scholarships in Canada for International Students Without IELTS 2022/23

    Scholarships in Canada for International Students Without IELTS: Studying in Canada can be a very exciting and rewarding experience for international students who are passionate about advancing their educational careers. This is because Canadian universities are known for their academic and research excellence as well as their accommodating nature for international students irrespective of their various backgrounds. […]

  • University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship for African Students 2022/23

    University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship for African Students 2022/23

    Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship for African Students enrolled for a full-time study program for the 2022/2023 session. The University is proud of the diversity of its international student body. This renewable scholarship is offered to international students who are citizens of African countries, who are admitted […]

  • uOttawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English [2022-2023]

    uOttawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English [2022-2023]

    The University of Ottawa is offering the Entrance Scholarship for African Students studying in English under the scholarships for international students 2022-2023 category. The Scholarship opportunity is open to African Students who wish to enroll in a degree program in the University for the referenced academic session. The University is proud of the diversity of its international student body. […]