Daily Archives: September 24, 2020

Camouflaged GWM P series Pickup Trucks Spotted in International Markets

This series will be equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems BAODING, China, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Recently, the camouflaged GWM P series pickup trucks were spotted in certain Right-hand Drive (RHD) international markets. GWM confirmed the road tests and tuning which have been on-going for months across major international markets is closing […]

Roundup: AU Says 17 African Countries, Regions Under Border Closure Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 24 (NNN-ENA) – The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), yesterday said that, 17 African countries and regions are under full border closure, due to concerns related to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Africa. The Africa CDC, a specialised healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) Commission, said

Islamic Relief Worldwide 2019: Annual Report & Financial Statements

Wednesday September 23, 2020 Islamic Relief has reached over 120 million people with lifesaving and life-changing aid since it was founded in 1984, reveals the charity’s latest Annual Report and Financial Statements. The report, which covers the calendar year 2019, marks 35 years of continued growth for one of the world’s largest relief and development

Social, environmental factors seen behind Africa’s low COVID-19 cases

Brazzaville, 24 September 2020 – COVID-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months, owing to a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and strong public health measures taken by governments across the region. The pandemic has largely been in

Human Rights Council opens forty-fifth regular session, decides to hold an urgent debate on Belarus

Hears High Commissioner’s Global Human Rights Update and Holds Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on Myanmar The Human Rights Council this morning opened its forty-fifth regular session, hearing a global human rights update from Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, as well as separate updates on the human rights situations in Nicaragua and

Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean: Trends, risks, development and governance

Berlin – Public debates surrounding migration in West and North Africa—indeed, across the Mediterranean Sea basin—often are riven by misconception and partial representations of a truly complex reality. A new volume by IOM’s Global Migration Data and Analysis Centre (GMDAC) titled Migration in West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean provides a more nuanced

IOM COVID-19: Impact On Key Locations of Internal Mobility – Bi-Weekly Analysis, 23 September 2020

Executive Summary The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected global mobility both in terms of international mobility restrictions and restrictive measures on internal movement. To better understand how COVID-19 affects global mobility, IOM has developed a global mobility database to gather, map and track data on these restrictive measures impacting movement. This report provides a global

UNICEF Angola COVID-19 Situation Report No.6, September 2020

Situation in Numbers 3,991 confirmed cases (2,394 active) 152 deaths 1,445 recovered 715 institutional quarantine Situation Overview On 21 March, the Ministry of Health of Angola announced its first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. As of 20 September, Angola has reported a total of 3,991 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2,394 active) with

Millions Newly Displaced by Escalating Conflict, Violence this Year

GENEVA – Mid-year stocktaking by the Switzerland-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre finds escalating conflict and violence in the first half of this year have triggered an upsurge in the numbers of people fleeing their homes and becoming newly displaced within their own countries. Around 14.6 million people in 127 countries have been newly displaced between