Daily Archives: November 7, 2019

Trip.com Group and TripAdvisor Announce Strategic Partnership

SHANGHAI and NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Trip.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: TCOM) (“Trip.com Group”, formerly known as Ctrip.com International Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP)) and TripAdvisor, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIP) (“TripAdvisor”) today announced a strategic partnership to expand global cooperation, including …

South Africa: celebrating co-operation between BoE and South African Reserve Bank (SARB)

Following a successful 18-month pilot, the BoE Stockbrokers will continue a programme of training and technical co-operation first agreed on 17 April 2018 with the SARB (South African Reserve Bank) until March 2022.

This initiative further strengthens the relationship between …

South Africa nets R363bn worth of investments: Pres Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, The total value of investment commitments made at the second instalment of the South Africa Investment Conference tally up to R363 billion, President Ramaphosa said.

This, the President highlighted, is 17% higher than the R300 billion in investments made …

Sudan Coalition Wants Bashir Turned Over to ICC

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Forces for Freedom and Change Coalition (FFC) is urging the country’s government to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

The coalition, which represents several civilian and rebel groups, …

International Criminal Court Sentences Ntaganda to 30 Years

The International Criminal Court sentenced former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison Thursday for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

ICC judges found Ntaganda guilty of 18 counts in July, including murder, rape, sexual slavery and …

South Sudan Rival Leaders Delay New Government by 100 Days

KAMPALA, UGANDA – South Sudan’s president and chief rebel leader have agreed to postpone formation of a transitional unity government for 100 days beyond a November 12 deadline.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni announced the delay Thursday on Twitter after hosting …