Monthly Archives: October 2020

World Cities Day: Cities lead the way in protecting forcibly displaced against impact of COVID-19

With more than 60 per cent of the world’s refugees and 80 per cent of internally displaced people sheltering in cities around the world, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, salutes the great efforts many urban centers have taken in protecting those forced to flee, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether ensuring the inclusion of refugees and

Cameroon Mourns 7 Children Killed at School

YAOUNDE – Cameroon observed a day of national mourning Sunday, with the central African state’s flag flying at half-staff and millions of people taking to the streets, mosques, and churches to condemn barbarism and killing. People are also asking for investigations to be opened and for suspected killers and those promoting the separatist crisis that

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors Directors Elected at 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders MIAMI, Oct. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guess & Co. Corporation is pleased to announce its Board of Directors following their election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board of Directors is responsible for overall governance of Guess & […]

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors Directors Elected at 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders MIAMI, Oct. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guess & Co. Corporation is pleased to announce its Board of Directors following their election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board of Directors is responsible for overall governance of Guess & […]

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors Directors Elected at 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders MIAMI, Oct. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guess & Co. Corporation is pleased to announce its Board of Directors following their election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board of Directors is responsible for overall governance of Guess & […]

South African tourist gets one-day jail for stealing cosmetics

KUALA LUMPUR, A South African male tourist was sentenced to one day in jail and fined RM800 by the Magistrate’s Court here, today, for stealing beauty products from a supermarket two weeks ago. Magistrate Tawfiq Affandy Chin ordered Siphe Mzayiduem, 31, to serve the sentence from today and imposed another month’s jail if he failed

Global Price Watch: September 2020 Prices (October 30, 2020)

• In West Africa, market supplies in cereals and legumes started to increase in September ahead of the 2020/21 marketing year. At the same time, market demand began to decrease seasonally. Persisting insecurity continued to affect market functioning and access in the Greater Lake Chad basin, the Liptako-Gourma region, the Tibesti region. Coarse grain prices

UNHCR West & Central Africa COVID-19 Emergency Response, 29 October 2020

21 Countries covered by the Regional Bureau: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The downward trend in the number of new coronavirus cases continues across West and Central

Demonstrators Close Khartoum Bridges to Protest Fuel Price

KHARTOUM – People in Sudan’s cities are protesting after the ministry of energy on Tuesday doubled the price of fuel to help reduce a budget deficit. The price of fuel in Sudan has jumped four times in two years and helped spark mass protests that in 2019 led to the ouster of former president Omar