FreedomPay to Unleash the Power of Pay at NRF 2023

One of the world’s fastest growing fintech to showcase award-winning global commerce technology platform and industry-leading partner network. NEW YORK, National Retail Federation, Jan. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FreedomPay, the global leader in Next Level Commerce and the commerce technology platform of choice for global retail, hospitality and payments brands including Marriott, Foot Locker, Shake Shack, Engage People, and Castles Technology, will showcase its innovations and partnership announcements this…

A Framework for Community-level Disaster Resilience Index: Focus on the Host Communities in Cox’s Bazar

Executive SummaryThe Community-Level Disaster Resilience Index for Cox's is an adaptation of the Climate Disaster Resilience Index (CDRI), which was introduced by the International Environment and Disaster Management (IEDM) Laboratory of Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies along with its partner organizations, including CITYNET and UNISDR in 2008 to measure disaster resilience of the coastal cities by considering five dimensions: physical, social, economic, institutional, and natural. Then, the…

Delegation of Darfur lawyers to visit Blue Nile region

The Darfur Bar Association (DBA) has announced that it will send a delegation to the Blue Nile region* this week to visit those affected by the violence that broke out in July last year. The Darfur lawyers said in a press statement on Friday that the visit aims to achieve sufficient knowledge of the causes of the conflicts in the region so that the association’s contribution is positive in reducing…

Global Weather Hazards Summary November 04 – 10, 2022

Heavy rainfall maintains flooding in parts of West Africa while the Horn of Africa remains dry1. After several months of poor rainfall abnormal dryness has deteriorated to drought in southern Ethiopia.2. Heavy rainfall triggers flooding in parts of central and southern Nigeria. The Niger and Benue River levels are high.3. Heavy seasonal rainfall has caused flooding, in parts of Sudan and border areas with South Sudan. In the past few…

Living conditions in Sudan ‘humiliating’

Living conditions in Sudan are ‘humiliating’, according to participants in the People’s Livelihood Marches of the Millions in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday. Members of resistance committees and revolutionary groups stressed the difficult situation that people are currently experiencing “as a result of the policies pursued by the junta, its imposition of higher tuition fees, and large increases of service tariffs and various taxes“.Siddig El Jaw, member of the…