Kenya – Plastic Bag Ban
Posted by: Mondele

I just found out (as I’m to transit Kenya tomorrow) that Kenya has a plastic bag ban, penalizing the offender with jail time and huge fines. I can’t find out if this applies to people transiting the airport, or only to people who clear immigration.

Visa requirements per country on passthrough based on experience.

-Visa requirements for countries when just in transit: - Taiwan.   A Valid US passport will allow you to pass through the airport - Korea.    A Valid US passport will allow you to pass through the airport - Japan. A Valid US passport will allow you to pass through the...

USING SYNCTHING TO SUPPORT MAST

In an earlier workflow we used USB thumb/pen drives to collect the translated output from translators. This was collected on one computer, where it was put together, missing pieces were discovered, and the whole project was eventually uploaded to Door43. One of the...

Austrialia travel

If passing through Australia, (even for a short time) don't forget to get your Australian visa. Chuck US citizens, and many others, can get an electronic visa from  https://www.eta.immi.gov.au/ETAS3/etas. It costs $20AUS and takes only a few seconds (if you have all...

Converting Bible translation from MS Word/LibreOffice

The files referred to in this article can be downloaded here: Tarangan_James_Philemon While we normally encourage translation work to be done in one of our tools (Autographa, translationStudio, vMAST) sometimes it is already in process or is just better for the local...

WACS – the Wycliffe Associates Content Service

You may have already heard about WACS, and that we want all of our translated texts to be uploaded to WACS. This article is intended to tell you how to access WACS, and what you can do there. WACS, the Wycliffe Associates Content Service, is a storehouse for written...

Images for Open Bible Stories

The link in translationStudio to download images for Open Bible Stories is broken. As a result, you will not be able to print OBS from translationStudio until you manually update the pictures. The pictures can be downloaded...

Gabon

e-Visa was not fast. iVisa.com provided no support, and we got our visas through the intervention of our local contact. Visa payment is made in cash at entry to the country. Officially, the visa is paid in Euros or FCFA — I was quoted $110 to pay in US currency. Two...

Manual Solving Pull-Request Conflicts

There are instances where a DCS github user submits a Pull-Request from their Fork of the repository which cannot be Merged automatically. The steps below will identify one approach for a repository administrator to solve this problem. This approach requires that that...

WACS – the Wycliffe Associates Content Service

You may have already heard about WACS, and that we want all of our translated texts to be uploaded to WACS. This article is intended to tell you how to access WACS, and what you can do there. WACS, the Wycliffe Associates Content Service, is a storehouse for written...