A Rising POWER: GWM P-Series Pickup Global Name, POER, Is Announced

The official name of GWM P series pickup is announced at Auto China 2020 with rendering pictures released afterwards BEIJING, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At Auto China 2020, GWM (601633.SS/02333.HK), a world-renowned SUV and pickup manufacturer, unveiled the official name of its P Series Pickup for international markets: POER. The word POER (pronounced as power), an […]

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Un POUVOIR grandissant : GWM dévoile le nom de sa gamme de pick-up de série P à l’échelle mondiale, la gamme POER

L’entreprise a annoncé le nom officiel de sa gamme de pick-up de série P lors de l’événement Auto China 2020; des photos ont été publiées un peu plus tard PÉKIN, 2 octobre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lors de l’événement Auto China 2020, GWM (601633.SS/02333.HK), un fabricant de SUV et de pick-up de renommée mondiale, a dévoilé le nom officiel de sa gamme de […]

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Massive Human Rights Violations in DRC Linked to Armed Conflicts, Report Finds

GENEVA – A new U.N. report links continued armed conflicts and widespread impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo to massive human rights violations. In presenting the report of her office to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, expressed dismay and alarm at the horrific toll armed conflicts are taking on the civilian population in the DRC. While North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri provinces are particularly affected by conflict, she said violence also continues in Maniema, Kasai, Kasai Central…

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UNHCR West & Central Africa COVID-19 Emergency Response, 1 October 2020

21 Countries: 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. 01 October 2020 While the downward trend in the number of new coronavirus cases continues across West and Central Africa, the number of active cases keeps declining since late July, going from 48,443 on 20 July to 21,329 as of 28 September 2020. UNHCR continues to support Governments of the region in their COVID-19 response…

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COVID-19 Global Thematic Update #2 Impact of COVID-19 on protection risks for refugees and migrants, 2 October 2020

This is the second in a series of global thematic updates on 4Mi data collected remotely by MMC about the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and migrants travelling along mixed migration routes in Africa, Asia and Latin America. After the initial roll-out of our adapted 4Mi survey focusing on the immediate impact of the pandemic in April, we moved into a new data collection phase in July, further zooming in on the impact of the pandemic on mixed migration, including migrant smuggling, drivers of mixed migration and movement decision-making, and…

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Strengthening Contact Tracing for COVID-19 in Greater Accra Region

The confirmation of SARS coronavirus-2 in Accra, Ghana on 12 March 2020 was inevitable given the trend at the time in the Africa Region and the rest of the world. The outbreak spread to the rest of the country affecting all 16 regions. As at 30 September 2020, Ghana has recorded 46,222 cases with 299 deaths. The good news was that when the first case was confirmed, the preparedness activities already initiated by the government of Ghana under the leadership of the President, His excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, health…

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West Africa Seasonal Monitor Floods situation update 2020 Season (10-20 September 2020)

Highlights Mid-September, almost the end of the core months of the season, good seasonal rainfall performance continued to characterize West Africa region particularly the Sahel areas. Markedly, above average rainfall can be observed throughout the Sahel, even the far western areas (over Northern Senegal and southern Mauritania) where persisted seasonal rainfall deficits during these past consecutive years ( 2019, 2018, 2017…). The recent additional heavy rains may worsen the situation over many areas which have been affected by flooding in recent weeks or maintain a high flood risk. Preliminary flood…

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UNICEF South Africa COVID-19 Situation Report No. 8: 01-30 September 2020

Highlights • South Africa moved to Alert Level 1 on September 21, as new COVID-19 infections continued to slow across the country and the National Department of Health (NDoH) reported that the epidemiological curve has plateaued. UNICEF and partners are now working on further scaling up risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) efforts to prevent a second wave, as movement of people increases, and the holiday season approaches. • UNICEF joined a task team, under the Minister of Education, to deal with the challenges of lower than normal school attendance.…

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