Press Releases

GWM Announces Global Rollout Plan of P Series Pickup Trucks

This new product lineup represents a key breakthrough for the automotive brand in international markets BAODING, China, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GWM (601633.SS/02333.HK), a world-renowned SUV and pickup manufacturer, has announced the global rollout plan of its P Series Pickup. This series, developed on the carmaker’s new P71 platform, a production system fully compliant with a series […]

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FINCA International Announces Laurynas Vaičiulis as BrightLife Uganda Chief Executive Officer

New CEO to Lead BrightLife’s Growth as a Sustainable PAYGo Solar Business in Africa KAMPALA, Uganda, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BrightLife, a social enterprise by FINCA International, announced the appointment of Laurynas Vaičiulis as Chief Executive Officer. Vaičiulis will lead BrightLife’s operations in Uganda, striving to deliver the most affordable and reliable clean energy products […]

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Ghanaian SAT Top Scorer Received Full Scholarship to Pursue Dream at The University of Hong Kong

ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The University of Hong Kong (HKU) established the HKU Scholarship for Future Leaders in the 2019/20 academic year to support talented students from developing countries to pursue their dreams at HKU. Applications were received from students in Ghana, Madagascar, Nepal, Nigeria and Turkey. Although face-to-face classes have been […]

Governance

UN Watchdog: No Improvement in Burundi’s Rights Record

GENEVA – A U.N. watchdog group reports gross violations of human rights, many of which could amount to crimes against humanity, continue unabated in Burundi despite a change in leadership. The Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, which was appointed four years ago, will submit its just launched final report to the U.N. Human Rights Council […]

Governance

Sudan Security Forces Seize Explosives, Bomb-making Materials

Sudanese security forces targeted a suspected terrorist cell in Khartoum and seized massive amounts of explosives, including TNT and ammonium nitrate, authorities announced Wednesday. At least 41 people were arrested and are being investigated, according to Sudan Attorney General Taj Alsir Alhibir. Sudan’s paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) carried out the operation under the supervision […]

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Flywire and Mastercard Team Up to Simplify Cross-Border Tuition Payments

New promotion offers relief on tuition costs for students originating from six Middle East and African countries BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flywire, a vertical payments company, is partnering with Mastercard to provide students with discounted foreign exchange rates on cross-border tuition payments made with Mastercard. The offer is available during the 2020 […]