Bolt increased the number of users by 42% in the summer season

first_imgBolt noted so increase in the number of users by as much as 42% at the level of the whole of Croatia, that is, all 8 cities in which the platform is currently available – Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Pula, Šibenik and Osijek. In Zagreb, there is a noticeable increase in the number of rides by 40% and it is expected that the upward trend will continue until the end of the year, here from Bolt. Zadar, Split, Rijeka, Dubrovnik and Pula have a 55% increase in driving compared to the same period from June to August last year. While Zadar and Rijeka stand out as the leaders of the trend, and if we single them out, they show an increase in the number of rides by more than 100%. The most common starting points and destinations are bus stations and shopping centers, regardless of whether they are cities in the interior of Croatia or cities along the coast. The list of users also includes citizens from other countries who used the platform during their stay in Croatia. “The increase in the number of rides, especially visible in the cities on the coast, is the result of continuous work and effort that Bolt invests in the quality of service, communication with customers and relationships with partner drivers. We are certainly pleased with the fact that in this challenging and unpredictable tourist season we can boast of an increase in the number of rides in August, during the peak season, by more than 50% in Split and more than 30% in Zagreb compared to August 2019. We believe that we participate in creating a new trend in the city and that the positive growth in the number of rides and new users of the Bolt application will continue next season, ” concluded Tomislav Lukačević, director of Bolt in Croatia.center_img Although this season was more than challenging and different than any before it, the leading European platform for providing transport services on request, Bolt, the time period of the season from June to August ends with positive numbers, ie an increase in the number of rides in Croatia compared to the same period last year. In the period from June to August this year, 19.98% of Poles, 16.79% of Austrians, 14.19% of Czechs, 10.66% of Slovaks and 9.78% of citizens from the United Kingdom are among the users of the Bolt application.last_img read more

Sumner County Sheriff report: Dec. 21 to Dec. 27, 2015

first_imgPinkney, Branden L.29Augusta, KSRose Hill Police DepartmentMPDFailure to Appear12/24/15 Monday 0600  to  Monday 0600  WEEKLY   BOOKINGS         Smith, Aaron D.23Wichita, KS1247 N. Oliver, Belle Plaine, KSSUSOPossession of para; Possession of opiate12/25/15 Christiansen, Jason38Newton, KSSedgwick County JailSUSOFailure to appear; failure to appear12/21/10 MPD1 Lough, Lancy R.52Wellington, KS400 N. US 81, Wellington, KSSUSODomestic Battery12/26/15 Lipton, Courtney M.26Wellington, KS777 Kansas Star Dr., Mulvane KSKHPFailure to appear12/21/15 Sumner Newscow report — The following is the Sumner County Sheriff Office weekly jail bookings report for Dec. 21 to Dec. 27, 2015   Miller, Laramie W.31Wichita, KSSedgwick County JailSGSOFailure to Appear12/24/15 Modlin, Marvin R.24Haven, KSSedgwick County JailSGSOProbation violation12/22/15 Rogers, Ricky M.62Lost Springs, KS400 W. 100th Ave, Clearwater, KSSUSOFailure to Appear12/26/15 Dial, Sam E.42Mulvane, KS200 S. Lincoln, Belle Plaine, KSBPPDD.U.I./ Possession of drugs/ possession of parphernalia/ transporting an open container12/24/15 Melton, Matthew B.27Belle Plaine, KS828 N. Linden Belle Plaine, KSBPPDCriminal Damage to Property12/24/15 Wichita, KS Kirk, Delton L.44Wichita, KSI-35 MP 26, Belle Plaine, KSKHPCriminal possession of weapon by felon/ Driving while suspended/ operate vehicle without liability insurance/ transporting open container/ maximum speed limits // Failure to Appear12/24/15    I-35 MP 27, Belle Plaine, KSKHPTheft, Criminal damage to property/Driving w/ suspended (X3)/Poss of opiate12/23/15 Tidwell, Natacha L.37Wellington, KS808 E. 4th, Wellington, KSWPDDomestic battery; criminal damage to property12/21/15 Bondsman1 Akers, Dawn G.44Wellington, KS200 N. C. St., Wellington, KSWPDPossession of para; Possession of opiate12/22/15 SGSO3 Balderas-Plata, Melquis E.36Wichita, KSI-35 MM33C, Mulvane, KSSUSODUI, Operate a motor vehicle without a valid license12/27/15 NameAgeHome TownArrest locationAgencyChargesArrest date Wilson, Derek D.35Caldwell, KS610 E. Hillside, Wellington, KSSUSOFailure to appear12/21/15 TOTAL19 SUSO6 Hadley-Ponds, Briontae S.23Wichita, KS959 S. Bleckley, Wichita, KSBondsmanBond Revocation12/25/15 BPPD2 KHP3 WPD3 Miller, Lucas P.25Wichita, KSSedgwick County JailSGSOFailure to appear12/22/15 Blackwill, Joshua B.28 Cook, Michael A.40Wellington, KS808 E. 4th, Wellington, KSWPDDomestic battery; Criminal damage to property12/21/15last_img read more

GIABA Commences Training for Journalists on ‘Money Laundering’

first_imgThe Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), a regional body in the business of alerting and watching out for activities involving money laundering, will on Tuesday, November 26 begin a two-day training for Liberian journalists to prepare them investigate, and diagnose some complex strategies associated with money laundering.Money laundering, according to International Compliance Association (ICA), is the generic term used to describe the process by which criminals disguise the original ownership and control of the proceeds of criminal conduct by making such proceeds appear to have derived from a legitimate source.The training is a part of GIABA’s regional workshop for journalists, aimed at harnessing the power of the media to be more alert and disseminate anti-money laundering messages.  It will also ensure to capacitate investigative journalists to report, and disseminate messages that counter the financing of terrorism to a wide audience in the West African region, as well as liaise with the media in unearthing unwholesome financial practices, including money laundering.The workshop, therefore, seeks to train competent and experienced journalists to have a general knowledge of money laundering and terrorist financing; assist participants to produce reports and articles or features of quality on money laundering and terrorist financing issues, and improve the network of journalists to disseminate truthful information on money laundering and terrorist financing systems in West Africa.One of the main functions of GIABA is to promote strategic partnerships with the civil society, including news media, religious leaders, youths and several state actors in the fight against these menaces.GIABA has been in existence since 2005, providing technical assistance to member countries, conducting training programs for different actors and sectors involved in efforts and actions to combat the scourges of money laundering and terrorist financing.“The fight against economic and financial crimes is an enormous task requiring concerted, coordinated, and cooperative efforts by several stakeholders, each with distinct but complementary roles,” a release from GIABA said.GIABA’s work in training and sensitizing people on money laundering and terrorist financing, if disregarded for any reason, cannot be overlooked nowadays.Several terrorist attacks have been reported in West Africa of recent; one in nearby Ivory Coast and several others in Burkina Faso and Mali.The seminar is to build strong alliance with the media for effective dissemination of anti-money laundering and terrorist financing messages and to improve network among journalists in promoting the implementation of effective AML/CFT regimes in the region.The training will be facilitated by experienced and highly competent media experts on anti-money laundering issues, including GIABA faculty through plenary sessions, case studies, experience-sharing, and syndicate group sessions.GIABA is a specialized institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as well as Financial Task Force responsible for combating money laundering and terrorist financing in the West African region. It was established by the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS in 2000 with the mandate to protect the national economies and the financial systems of member states from abuse and the laundering of the proceeds of crimes.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more