Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited (ZIMP.zw) 2011 Annual Report

first_imgZimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited (ZIMP.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2011 annual report.For more information about Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited (ZIMP.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited (ZIMP.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited (ZIMP.zw)  2011 annual report.Company ProfileZimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited is the oldest publishing house and commercial printer in Zimbabwe with interests in print media, broadcasting and digital publishing. Known as ZimPapers, the company is the proprietor of Zimbabwe’s leading national and regional newspapers which includes nine newspaper titles, two magazines and one regional newspaper which is a joint venture with a Namibian publisher. Well-known newspapers in its product offering include The Herald, Chronicle, H-Metro and The Manica Post, aswell as two Sunday newspapers; The Sunday Mail and The Sunday News. Zimbabwe Newspapers has ventured into magazine and digital publishing with BH24 which is a prime daily business bulletin targeted at top business executives; and ZimTravel covers tourism in Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa. A corporate printing division produces books, labels, security documents, diaries and calendars, and an origination service. Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ.zw) 2012 Presentation

first_imgOK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2012 presentation For more information about OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ.zw)  2012 presentation Company ProfileOK Zimbabwe Limited is a leading retail group in Zimbabwe with a product range that extends from groceries and houseware products to clothing and textiles. The inaugural branch was opened in Harare (then Salisbury) in 1942 and today, is one of the most recognised supermarket brands in Zimbabwe. The company trades under various branded store names, including OK stores, Bon Marché and OKMart. OK Zimbabwe sells products in its grocery range under its own home brand; OK Pot ‘O Gold, OK Value, Shoppers’ Choice and Bon Marché Premier Choice labels. OK Zimbabwe Limited operates approximately 61 retail outlets throughout Zimbabwe and owns subsidiaries that complement its diverse product offering; Eriswell (Private) Limited, Swan Technologies (Private) Limited and Winterwest (Private) Limited. OK Zimbabwe Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc (NNFM.ng) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgNorthern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc (NNFM.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc (NNFM.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc (NNFM.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc (NNFM.ng)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileNorthern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc is a milling company in Nigeria which mills wheat and other grains and sells its products under the Golden Penny brand name. Products produced by Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc include wheat flour, semovita, wheat offal, masaflour, germ flour, masavita and corn offal. Its retail and wholes range for banking and confectionary includes Golden Penny flour, Golden Penny sugar and Golden Penny rice. The company’s head office is in Kano, Nigeria. Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

The Rolls-Royce share price fell 10% on Friday. Here’s what I’m doing right now!

first_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Despite a few firms seeing a rise in revenue following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Q1, it has been a tough period for the majority. This has been most noticeable in the aviation industry, where airlines have borne the brunt of the slide in travel demand. The knock-on impact has passed down to suppliers too, one of which is Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR). With the Rolls-Royce share price already down over 60% year-to-date, it lost 10% last Friday alone. What’s going on here?Tough day? Tough yearThe 10% drop on Friday was on the back of issues that had been brewing for a while. As a brief recap, one of the large revenue streams for Rolls is in the manufacture of aircraft engines. Indeed, it’s the second largest such manufacturer in the world. So although it’s not directly impacted by consumers not buying plane tickets, it’s felt the slump indirectly. This is because contracts for supplying new aircraft are being reduced. Fewer orders are flowing through meaning that Rolls has seen demand dry up too.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Undoubtedly, the past few months have been tough on its finances. This is one reason why the Rolls-Royce share price has continued to tumble after the market-wide March sell-off. On Friday, news reports surfaced claiming that Rolls was looking to issue new shares worth £1.5bn-£2bn in order to aid its finances. Reports also said the firm was considering selling Spanish subsidiary ITP Aero to raise cash. What was more interesting was that Rolls came out later the same day replying to the articles. It said the firm was “reviewing potential options to strengthen our balance sheet”, but didn’t go into specifics. This confirmation that help may be needed saw the Rolls-Royce share price fall further, to close down 10% on the day.The future of the Rolls-Royce share priceSo what would I do right now? Quite simply, I wouldn’t buy it. I think the financing options could include a restructure, which would likely be taken badly by the market. You can see how investors took similar news from HSBC earlier this year. But as with HSBC, I do continue to believe that Rolls is a longer-term buy. Admitting that help is needed is the first stage to being able to take action and turn a business around.Timing the market is almost impossible to do, and the same is true with an individual share price. But I do feel that more bad news is likely to come out from Rolls. So I’ll be patiently waiting on the sidelines for the next couple of months before looking to buy in. It’s true that the Rolls-Royce share price is at levels not seen since 2009, but to me that’s irrelevant right now. The crash of 2008/09 for the aviation sector is different to the crash of 2020. For Rolls, it’s not a fair comparison to buy it now just because it looks ‘cheap’.As I’m being patient and waiting to buy in, I’m not going to be bored in the process. I’m excited right now about two pub stocks due to the reopening last weekend. You can read more about them right here. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement.center_img Jonathan Smith | Monday, 6th July, 2020 | More on: RR Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The Rolls-Royce share price fell 10% on Friday. Here’s what I’m doing right now! Enter Your Email Address Jonathan Smith and The Motley Fool UK have no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. See all posts by Jonathan Smithlast_img read more

Italy v Scotland Talking Points from Rome

first_imgMagician strikes againBy then Minozzi had already registered a try for the fourth successive Six Nations match – the first Italian to do so – after an agile gather from Tommaso Allan’s grubber kick. Be sure to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Hammer blow: Stuart Hogg scores Scotland’s bonus-point try to inflict further misery on Italy (Getty) The key talking points from Scotland’s 29-27 win against Italy in the 2018 Six Nations LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img “He’s a crackerjack of a player,” said ex-Scotland centre Scott Hastings in his TV commentary.Allan, a former Scotland U20 player, also ghosted through himself and with two conversions and a penalty, Italy led 17-12 at the break.Scotland’s saviourFraser Brown’s try, from a long pass by the indefatigable Hamish Watson, got Scotland off the mark on nine minutes but it was quickly apparent that they were below their usual standard.When they needed comfort they found it in their maul. After Alessandro Zanni was penalised for not rolling away, Russell kicked to the corner and John Barclay touched down from the drive.Trailing 24-12 in the second half, they engineered a try for Sean Maitland from a penalty advantage that came from another drive.Through the gap: Sean Maitland scores his ninth Test try to close the deficit on the hour mark (Getty)Then, after Stuart Hogg ran in his 18th try in 60 Scotland Tests and Allan kicked a 76th-minute penalty after Jonny Gray got stuck on the wrong side at a ruck, Scotland went to the well one last time.This time Italy collapsed the Scottish maul and Laidlaw, as cool a head as you could wish for in such circumstances, stepped up to win the match for Scotland. It’s not the first time Italy have succumbed at the death to a Scottish boot, with Chris Paterson’s penalty (2006) and Duncan Weir’s drop-goal (2014) other occasions when the Azzurri were cruelly thwarted.Even after Laidlaw’s strike, however, Italy regained the ball at the restart to launch a final attack, but Braam Steyn’s knock-on crushed their hopes of ending their long losing run in the tournament.Upward trajectoryItaly’s performance showed just how squarely they are behind the management team headed up by Conor O’Shea. They have moved on from their dismal possession stats earlier in the tournament, with a creditable 47% possession and only 13 fewer carries than Scotland.Their tackle accuracy (89%) also improved, their lineout was flawless (if cautious) and the third-minute scrum, in which Scotland were sent hurtling backwards, was something you don’t see too often in international rugby.Ground work: John Barclay burrows over from close range to reward a deadly Scottish maul (Getty)Sadly for Italy, the precision required to convert opportunities wasn’t quite there. They scored three tries but the thrust and energy of their forwards demanded even more.Their maul defence wasn’t up to the job either but let’s give credit here to Scotland forwards coach Dan McFarland. Amid all the pizzazz of the back-line, it’s easy to forget that sometimes it’s Scotland’s forward pack that gets the job done.Scotland, too, will point to the disruption caused by Russell’s injury, which forced Laidlaw to shift to ten for almost 30 minutes of the match. It came at a time when Italy had the ascendency and victory from such an unpromising position must be viewed as a feather in Scotland’s cap. Previous Scottish sides might not have found a way to prevail.“It’s great to pick up an away win, to finish with three wins,” said Scotland coach Gregor Townsend. “Today’s game will be as valuable as the win against England in terms of experience this group has and being able to beat teams when you’re not playing your best. Our fitness was a big factor.“To get three wins in such a competitive championship is okay. But we want to do better than that. We still have a long way to go to reach our potential.”Encouraging start: Gregor Townsend matched Vern Cotter’s three Six Nations wins from 2017 (Inpho)Italy – Tries Allan 2, Minozzi. Cons Allan 3. Pens Allan 2.Scotland – Tries Brown, Barclay, Maitland, Hogg. Cons Laidlaw 3. Pen Laidlaw. Italy Matteo Minozzi; Tommaso Benvenuti (Jayden Hayward 58), Giulio Bisegni, Tommaso Castello (Carlo Canna 73), Mattia Bellini; Tommaso Allan, Marcello Violi (Guglielmo Palazzani 66); Andrea Lovotti (Nicola Quaglio 58), Leonardo Ghiraldini (Oliviero Fabiani 76), Simone Ferrari (Tiziani Pasquali 59), Alessandro Zanni (Abraham Steyn 52), Dean Budd, Sebastian Negri, Jake Polledri (Giovanni Licata 66), Sergio Parisse (capt).Scotland Stuart Hogg; Tommy Seymour, Huw Jones (Pete Horne 52), Nic Grigg, Sean Maitland; Finn Russell (Ali Price 53), Greig Laidlaw; Gordon Reid (Jamie Bhatti ht), Fraser Brown (Stuart McInally ht), WP Nel (Zander Fagerson ht), Jonny Gray, Tim Swinson (Richie Gray 52), John Barclay (capt), Hamish Watson, Ryan Wilson (David Denton 66). Italy v Scotland Talking Points from RomeThis was a belting match to launch Super Saturday, with Scotland having to twice come from 12 points down, as well as cope with falling behind again with five minutes remaining, before gaining the victory that had been expected.The cold fact is that Italy lost for the 17th successive time in a Six Nations match, equalling the record held by the France team of 1911-20, but this at last was a performance of real grit and fire.In their best display of this year’s championship, they at times had the Scots completely rattled but they were left to rue missed opportunities either side of half-time.Ultimately Scotland had the composure to claw their way back for a win that takes them back to fifth in the world rankings, leapfrogging South Africa. Greig Laidlaw has scored more than 600 points for his country and the three he landed in the 79th minute proved decisive.Coupled with the result at Twickenham, it means Scotland have finished above England in the championship table for the first time since 2006.For Italy, there is at least the consolation of a first-ever bonus point but it will feel very hollow on a day when far greater reward beckoned.Here are the main talking points from the match in Rome…Pointing the way: Greig Laidlaw and Stuart Hogg celebrate after Scotland’s dramatic win (Getty)Fire and brimstoneItaly always seem to play with extra belief when they play Scotland, a side they have beaten several times before, and their forwards ripped into the visitors.Tighthead Simone Ferrari set the tone with a powerful run and then a great tackle on Nick Grigg, but this was a true team effort. Dean Budd was terrific in the second row and the back-row bruisers Sebastian Negri and Jake Polledri were magnificent.Polledri, making his Test debut a year on from playing third-tier rugby in England, consistently won the collisions and he had made 11 carries and nine tackles by the time he was subbed off late on. He also achieved a morale-boosting steal near his line and made the bust from which Tommaso Allan scored his second try in the 44th minute.The conversion made it 24-12 and a failure to build on that, when they had all the momentum, is what cost Italy the game.Clean through: Tommaso Allan scores Italy’s first try. He was later named Man of the Match (Getty)Points squanderedThe Azzurri were undone by a mix of poor execution, misfortune and breakdown indiscipline that enabled Scotland to bite off huge chunks of territory and bring their driving maul into play.Soon after Allan’s second try, Italy looked certain to score after some brilliant offloading by Budd and Leonardo Ghiraldini, but the pass from Sergio Parisse went to ground.Italy’s captain, making his 65th championship appearance, equalling the record held by Brian O’Driscoll, appealed for a knock-on by Finn Russell but the TV evidence was inconclusive.Green grass: Matteo Minozzi latches on to Allan’s grubber kick to extend Italy’s lead to 17-5 (Getty)It was yet another disappointing outcome for Parisse, who a few minutes earlier had seen a try by Negri disallowed after Parisse’s pass to Tommaso Castello went slightly behind the centre and was knocked on.Just as damaging, perhaps, was Italy’s failure to pass to Matteo Minozzi in the final play of the first half when he would have had a one-on-one with Tommy Seymour. Such are Minozzi’s footwork skills that most would have backed the Italian full-back.last_img read more

UNCSW delegates discuss statelessness, universal birth registration

first_imgUNCSW delegates discuss statelessness, universal birth registration Director of Music Morristown, NJ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Belleville, IL Tags Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Tampa, FL In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Comments (2) Erna Lund says: Rector Collierville, TN Submit an Event Listing PJ Cabbiness says: Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Featured Events Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET By Lynette Wilson Posted Mar 17, 2015 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Submit a Press Release Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Shreveport, LA UNCSW, Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Martinsville, VA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Washington, DC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Job Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 March 18, 2015 at 6:59 pm Indeed in reading and re-reading this treatise on stateless children, families, refugees worldwide, there is no mention of the notably homeless Palestinian peoples throughout the world and specifically in Israel and the Middle East. Although the national Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church and Diocese of Jerusalem have been involved, there appears to be little publicity or movement for action on this highly critical humanitarian crisis. Much more could be said here in this article… and much more must be said throughout the offices, pulpits, and multiple venues. Please address the desperate needs of All peoples and certainly in the areas where Christianity was literally born–Jesus Christ of Bethlehem, Nazareth … and the disciples/apostles throughout this middle east area where Palestinian refugees have been seeking refuge since dispossession in Israel circa 1940s, and continuing with ethnic cleansing … This must be made a Priority before Christianity is entirely extinguished through violence, war, ignorance and political manipulation! New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Press Release Service Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs [Episcopal News Service] To have a nationality means to exist, though millions of people worldwide are stateless because of armed conflict, politics, border disputes and economic migration. Others are rendered stateless simply as result of never having had their births registered.“We’re talking about some of the world’s most dispossessed people,” said the Rev. Canon Flora Winfield, Anglican Communion Representative to the United Nations institutions in Geneva, Switzerland, during a March 16 discussion on statelessness and universal birth registration held at The Episcopal Church Center.More than 30 Anglicans and Episcopalians participated in the discussion, which took place in the larger context of the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), meeting in New York March 9-20. It included information on the status of the Anglican Communion’s campaign aimed at universal birth registration, and ways in which churches communion-wide can promote and assist parents, particularly mothers, in registering the birth of a child.Unregistered children, explained Winfield, often are more vulnerable to human trafficking, more likely to be enlisted as child soldiers, and more likely to be forced into child marriage. Additionally, they are less likely to have access to education, health care and social services.An estimated 10 million people are stateless worldwide, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, which in 2014 launched a 10-year campaign to eradicate statelessness.In addition to UNHCR, the International Anglican Family Network is working to end statelessness through a campaign for universal birth registration; it supports global efforts to ensure compliance in countries that recognize the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child.Globally, the births of an estimated 230 million children under the age of 5 have gone unregistered, with 59 percent of those children living in Asia, according to UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund.The Anglican Family Network began its involvement toward universal birth registration three years ago, explained the Rev. Terrie Robinson, the Anglican Communion’s director for Women in Church and Society.Without a birth certificate, a person’s nationality may not be recognized; the issue is important to the church, Robinson explained, because having a nationality is a basic human right, and “having an identity and belonging in community helps us [human beings] to flourish.”Given the reach of Anglican churches around the world, the church is poised to work with organizations, such as UNICEF and Plan International that are already engaged in birth registration, to connect field workers with bishops in dioceses where births typically go unregistered.“It’s a growing, theologically grounded movement, and the church is everywhere – so we have the opportunity to slide it into existing ministry,” said Robinson.Winfield added that by assisting parents to bring their children into the fold of community, the church also helps them to later take their place as adults in civil society. When parents bring their children to church to be baptized, churches have an opportunity to ask if the birth has been registered, and assist in registering the birth if it has not.Currently in 27 countries around the world a mother cannot pass on citizenship to her baby, with 12 of them being in the Middle East and North Africa, she said. In the case of Syrian refugees, women head 25 percent of households, said Winfield.“This is not a problem that will go away soon,” she said. “Every church in every province can engage in this; it really does take all of us, as well as our partners in mission and ministry.”The March 16 discussion was facilitated by Lynnaia Main, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s officer for global relations, and came at the request of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, who in late 2014 visited the Dominican Republic to learn about the effects of a 2013 Constitutional Court ruling that annulled the citizenship of an estimated 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian ancestry, many of them women and children whose births have gone unregistered.In May 2014, following intense political pressure and international calls for justice, the president introduced and the Dominican Congress passed a law allowing children of “irregular” migrants, or nonresidents deemed “in-transit” under a 2004 law who have birth certificates, to become citizens and those without documents to apply for legal residency and later citizenship. The deadline for those affected by the decision to submit documents to prove citizenship, including birth certificates, was Feb. 1. However, for many, particularly poor, marginalized people, obtaining a birth certificate is an arduous, expensive, if not impossible process.“The biggest problem in the Dominican Republic is the process is very complex; free but complex,” said Digna de la Cruz, of the Diocese of the Dominican Republic and who is representing Province IX at the UNCSW. “It’s a problem for people of Haitian descent, but also Dominicans who don’t have their birth certificates.Without a birth certificate, a person typically cannot obtain an identification card, which is required to study, to apply for dignified employment, to marry, to register children, to qualify for state health insurance and pensions, to open a bank account, to apply for a passport, to participate in elections, or even to be baptized.“Not to have birth registration, identity papers is serious,” said Lelanda Lee, who serves as chair of The Episcopal Church Executive Council’s Joint Standing Committee on Advocacy and Networking. Lee explained that following the high court’s 2013 ruling, the Executive Council passed a resolution that the presiding bishop travel to the Dominican Republic on a fact-finding mission to address the statelessness issue.“It’s one thing not to allow someone to become a citizen, but to retroactively take it away just seems unbelievable,” she said.— Lynette Wilson is an editor/reporter for Episcopal News Service. Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Albany, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Comments are closed. Anglican Communion, Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Bath, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Women’s Ministry Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Smithfield, NC March 19, 2015 at 9:17 pm There is no valid, recognizable Palestinian state. Palestine exists as a quasi legal fiction wherein individuals and associations can act freely, with some misguided international support, in a hostile, violent manner against the legitimate state of Israel. The Palestinians act as a proxy for other aggressive nations and interests in the pursuit of the destruction of Israel. Palestine is a fertile incubator of terrorism, violence, lawlessness and hatred and the people in the geographic areas in dispute are trespassing and impairing the rights of the Jewish people. Support for the Palestinians is support for terrorism. Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Curate Diocese of Nebraska An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MIlast_img read more

San Felipe Refuge, a House in Páramo / Rubén Gómez Gañán

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951875/san-felipe-refuge-a-house-in-paramo-ruben-gomez-ganan Clipboard Area:  80 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951875/san-felipe-refuge-a-house-in-paramo-ruben-gomez-ganan Clipboard CopyAbout this officeRubén Gómez GañánOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsLa CaleraOn FacebookColombiaPublished on November 25, 2020Cite: “San Felipe Refuge, a House in Páramo / Rubén Gómez Gañán” [Refugio San Felipe, una vivienda en el Páramo / Rubén Gómez Gañán] 25 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Colombia “COPY” Save this picture!Cortesía de Rubén Gómez+ 24Curated by Clara Ott Share CopyHouses, House Interiors•La Calera, Colombia Manufacturers: AutoDesk, AM Ferreteria, Corona, McNeelInteriors Design:Estefania Gutierrez City:La CaleraCountry:ColombiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Cortesía de Rubén GómezRecommended ProductsWoodEGGERLaminatesWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensText description provided by the architects. Situated over 3,000 meters above sea level in the Chingaza Moor, this small-scale lodge is designed to be a space for both escaping from city dynamics and offering its inhabitants the opportunity to immerse themselves in the surrounded ecosystem. The project is located one hour away from Bogotá, in the hillside of a moor mountainous body where an extended group of bird species and plants make this place unique. In order to foster interactions between nature and the project’s inhabitants, the composition of the house is based on two modules connected by a glass tunnel which not only collects the sun’s rays to make the interior space warmer, but also to trigger a direct relationship between a hummingbirds garden on the east and an open view to the San Rafael reservoir on the west. A space that enjoys a climate that can be around zero degrees at night, and over 20 degrees during day.Save this picture!Cortesía de Rubén GómezSave this picture!Section BSave this picture!© Mateo Pérez CorreaContinuing with the intention of producing a space of reflection and honest materiality, pine wood slats wraps the area from floor, walls and ceiling, making the interior cozy and minimalist. A large-scale window in each module complements the wooden-based interior, that not only captures daily sunsets, but also welcomes the thermal energy produced by the sun to bring warmth and comfort to those very often cold nights at this altitude. In contrast to the wooden interior, the exterior aims to be an austere body to fit in the surrounding context. Through a black metal façade, the house erects itself to blend in with the gray tones of the moor sky. At night, the building disappears because of the dark color of the façade. Only the large windows, wood and artificial lights stand visible to give the sensation of two floating lights over night.Save this picture!© Mateo Pérez CorreaSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Mateo Pérez CorreaSave this picture!© Mateo Pérez CorreaFinally, the value of the project not only relies on designing a lodge to understand the natural habitat in which is built, but also to foster diverse encounters between its human and non-human inhabitants of the mountain; a garden of hummingbirds that dialogues in the center of the space, a window that offers a sunset in the moorland landscape, a west window that frames the mountains of Chingaza, are some of the key architectural features that this house seeks to present.Save this picture!© Mateo Pérez CorreaProject gallerySee allShow lessThor Spain Office / BarrioBohrerSelected Projects45 Housing Units in Nantes / a/LTASelected Projects Share ArchDaily 2020center_img San Felipe Refuge, a House in Páramo / Rubén Gómez GañánSave this projectSaveSan Felipe Refuge, a House in Páramo / Rubén Gómez Gañán Architects: Rubén Gómez Gañán Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Houses Year:  “COPY” San Felipe Refuge, a House in Páramo / Rubén Gómez Gañán Projects Photographs:  Mateo Pérez Correa Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project last_img read more

Video interview with Adrian Cutcliffe of Blackbaud

first_img Tagged with: Technology Howard Lake | 13 July 2009 | News Blackbaud Europe were present at last week’s National Convention in London, with two speakers and a stand in the exhibition hall.Marketing Manager Adrian Cutcliffe explained Blackbaud’s involvement in the Convention, including its sponsorship of SMS, and of one of the Awards categories.He also discussed what the speakers were covering and what Blackbaud was focusing on, including SMS, benchmarking, SaaS (software as a service), data security, and its Relationship Management conference on 12-13 October 2009, which is open for the first time to non-clients. Advertisement  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Video interview with Adrian Cutcliffe of Blackbaud About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Ruling class rejects Trump rapprochement with Russia

first_imgThe workers, oppressed and progressive forces of this country must follow the Leninist  dictum that “the enemy is at home.” We must be against our own ruling class trying to subordinate Russia to U.S. imperialism.Feb. 19 — What is behind the ouster of Donald Trump’s national security adviser, retired Army General Michael Flynn, and the surge in attempts to generate panic over Trump’s “ties to Russia”? And what concerns do the working class and the oppressed have in this matter?A major struggle is going on over the diplomatic/military orientation of U.S. imperialism. It is between the Trump White House, on the one hand, which has been seeking a rapprochement with Russia, and, on the other hand, the mainstream capitalist class, large sections of the military, both Democrat and Republican political establishment, and the media, all of which have a firmly anti-Russia orientation.Struggle over two imperialist war policiesThis struggle is basically over two different policies for imperialist aggression. The Trump grouping, which includes Steve Bannon, his strategy advisor, and Michael Flynn (now fired), wants to use a realignment with Russia against China and is for an expanded war in the Middle East, allegedly against Islam.The working class, the oppressed and the progressive movement should oppose both camps and seek an independent policy in opposition to Washington’s aggressive stance toward Russia while at the same time not being lured into Trump’s so-called “peace” camp.For the working class and progressives to get a clear view of the matter, it is best to set aside all speculation about what Flynn and others might have said to Russian officials, who may have hacked into whose emails or affected the election. It is not necessary to know any of that to understand this struggle.But, for clarity, we will cite Time magazine of Feb. 27-March 6. In an article titled “What’s Wrong with Russia?” Time gave its version of the conflict with Russia and then continued:“Perhaps the most important front in this new conflict has been unfolding in the West Wing. Over the course of the past three months, according to senior Trump administration officials and others who have participated, quiet but consequential talks have taken place there over whether the U.S. should resist Putin in his new campaign or cede to Russia a sphere of influence in Eastern Europe [and,] in return for an alliance against ISIS, work to reduce nuclear-weapons stockpiles and help constrain China.“Donald Trump has publicly enunciated parts of such a grand bargain, as have top advisers Steve Bannon and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The White House officials who have advocated such a deal … see nationalism as the basis for all-important fights against Islamic extremism and China’s rise.“Opposing a Russia deal are such Cabinet secretaries as Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson … backed by virtually the entire foreign policy establishment.“Flynn’s ouster makes it politically more difficult for those who would like to advance a pro-Moscow strategy.”Trump called for realignment during entire campaignWhether or not the Time article is correct in its details or its formulations, it is not difficult to understand the axis of the struggle. Trump has been saying it out loud since his campaign began.He has constantly pleaded from the platform, in between his racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant diatribes and his wild attacks on the media: “Wouldn’t it be a good thing if we got along with Russia. We could join together and fight ISIS … and terrorism.”He’s been saying for over a year, “We could reduce nuclear weapons,” etc. And each time he says it, it sets off alarm bells in the Pentagon, in the spy agencies, in the anti-Russian mainstream media, in the political establishment and in the board rooms of military corporations.Bannon, the ideologue behind TrumpTrump’s attempted political maneuver with Putin, which may already have failed, is promoted by his political guru, right-wing ideologue Steve Bannon. Bannon has an apocalyptic worldview that calls for war against Islam and China.The South China Morning Post reported on Feb. 17 about Bannon’s outlook: “The United States and China will fight a war within the next ten years over islands in the South China Sea, and ‘there’s no doubt about that.’ At the same time, the U.S. will be in another ‘major’ war in the Middle East.”This attempt to reorient Washington’s foreign policy, however, is a completely naive move by Trump. His overblown ego leads him to believe that it is possible to tear up all the Pentagon, State Department and CIA plans to subdue Russia.That is why the biggest hawks in the Senate, pro-Pentagon Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, have led the charge to investigate Flynn and the White House. Meanwhile, Secretary of Defense Mattis, Secretary of State Tillerson and Vice President Mike Pence were in Europe defending NATO, warning Russia that there would be no military collaboration and pledging support to Ukraine.Military high command wants Bannon outIt is significant that retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward twice turned down the Trump administration’s request that he take Flynn’s place as national security advisor. Harward was a Navy SEAL, the deputy commander of U.S. Central Command, the representative of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the National Counterterrorism Center, and the director of strategy and policy on the National Security Council staff.For such a former high-ranking officer to turn down the president is almost unprecedented. Harward explained his objections: Trump and Bannon refused to let him have his own staff. Beyond that, Harward told the White House that “he wanted a clear chain of command reporting directly to the president, and most importantly, to restore the NSC structure of prior administrations … so that political advisors like Steve Bannon would not have a seat on the Principals Committee.” (“All In with Chris Hayes,” MSNBC, Feb. 17)The military high command are opposed to Bannon telling them where and when to make war. Additionally, returning to the previous NSC structure would mean returning the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to a standing position on the NSC Principals Committee, a steering committee of sorts that meets frequently and is the most powerful organ in the foreign and military policy structure.Trump forces reorganized the NSC to put Bannon on the Principals Committee and at the same time removed the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the head of National Intelligence, reducing them to members who would be invited at “appropriate times.”It is clear why the Joint Chiefs and the head of National Intelligence were removed. They would be opposed to a rapprochement with Russia.The entire Pentagon, Wall Street and the political establishment have been geared up to threaten Russia ever since Washington failed to completely take over Ukraine. The fascist coup in 2014 was engineered by the Clinton State Department and the CIA and begun by the European Union. Its progress was halted by the resistance in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine.Washington and the Pentagon were furious when the Putin government moved with lightning speed to take Crimea back for Russia. (Crimea, which has a majority Russian population, was originally part of the Soviet Union separate from Ukraine.) Russia then effectively supported the insurgency in the east against the pro-Western imperialist government in Kiev, backed by fascist storm troopers.Russia was seeking to prevent NATO from advancing further east to its borders. The taking of Crimea can be understood as a strategic move to block the Pentagon and CIA from seizing Russia’s only Black Sea port at Sebastopol.The seizure of Ukraine by Washington had been preceded in 1999 by the incorporation of Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic into NATO, in violation of Washington’s pledges not to do so.For workers and oppressed ‘the enemy is at home’In the struggle between Russia and Washington, the workers, oppressed and progressive forces of this country must follow the Leninist dictum that “the enemy is at home.” We must be against our own ruling class trying to subordinate Russia to U.S. imperialism.The Democratic Party leadership is vigorously promoting the anti-Russia line to explain their loss in the presidential election, thereby adding their weight to Washington’s aggressive, warlike policy toward Russia. The masses of activists who are mobilizing to resist the racist, anti-immigrant and reactionary Trump agenda should not fall into the Democrats’ trap.By the same token, the workers, small farmers and oppressed peoples in Russia, while defending their country against U.S. imperialism, must fight Putin and their own oligarchic ruling class.Who is Putin?Putin represents the oligarchs who engineered the destruction of the Soviet Union, divided up socialist property to enrich themselves, and turned the country into a capitalist nightmare.Putin wants to expand Russia’s control into the “near abroad,” meaning the former Soviet republics that have also gone capitalist. Putin is supporting the right wing in Europe, most of which is racist, nationalist and anti-gay. The right is opposed to the European Union and some also oppose NATO, but on reactionary, nationalist grounds.Moscow funded Marine Le Pen’s racist National Front with bank loans in 2014. (Politico, Jan. 4) Le Pen just called the masses who rebelled against police brutality in Paris “scum.” The Russian government in December signed a long-term agreement of cooperation with the right-wing Freedom Party in Austria. And conferences of the European right wing have been held in Moscow.Putin espouses Christian “morality,” Russian nationalism and anti-gay laws against public display of affection between members of the same sex on the grounds of protecting children.Most important, since Putin came to power after pro-U.S. Boris Yeltsin was ousted, Russian billionaire oligarchs have consolidated Russia’s finance and industrial corporations; their overseas direct investments have expanded from $40 billion in 2000 to $406 billion in 2013. They have holdings all over the world, from Latvia to Africa to Europe. There are over 100 billionaires in Russia.Trump and the pressTrump has been attacking the press ever since his campaign began. Trump and Bannon have called the press the “opposition party.” And recently Trump called the press “the enemy of the American people.” This is an ominous pronouncement from an authoritarian figure.The capitalist press represents various factions of the ruling class. It is actually an informal part of the capitalist state, sometimes called “the fourth estate.” The media are the modern means of ideological compulsion. They promote the general line of the ruling class, informing the bourgeoisie of trends and events important to them. They are also used to persecute leaders of the workers and the oppressed or radicals.But at times, when the interests of large sections of the bourgeoisie are endangered by a part of the capitalist government, the press is used to help enforce the discipline of the ruling class.Trump knows this and is trying to counter the current press campaign, which is not only against his attempted reorientation to Russia, but also against his racist, authoritarian Muslim ban, and in general his threats to upend the basic foundations of bourgeois stability.He knows the media were used in the struggles against Joseph McCarthy, against the Pentagon’s Vietnam War, against Nixon in Watergate. His attacks on the media are preventive measures against attempts by the bourgeoisie to discredit his regime.The working class needs freedom of the press both to protect its own press and because it can get valuable information from the capitalist press to carry out the class struggle. The venal, anti-working class capitalist media are no friend, but freedom of the press is a democratic right that the working class must defend.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

A look at Jamie Dixon’s impressive resume

first_imgTCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks TCU removes Phi Kappa Sigma for hazing and other misconduct Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/ ReddIt Facebook Linkedin Phi Kappa Sigma executive director, chapter president respond to dismissal Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Linkedin TCU students receive evacuation text by mistake + posts Baseball season recap: Rebuilding turns to reloading after surprise CWS trip Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/center_img Facebook TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Previous articleOpen Streets event closes roadway in order to open for peopleNext articleA look at the NCAA Tournament, ending with shot for the ages Grant McGalliard RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printTCU basketball fans may be happy that TCU brought back its prodigal son to Fort Worth, but Jamie Dixon is more than just a former Horned Frog player.He’s also one of the most consistently successful coaches in the nation.Dixon brings a litany of accomplishments with him to TCU from his time coaching Pittsburgh, where he spent the last 13 years at the helm of the Panthers.Here’s a look at what TCU is getting in Dixon, who was formally introduced at a press conference in front of more than a hundred fans at Schollmaier Arena in March.A strong resumeIn 1989, two years after graduating TCU, Dixon went to New Zealand and coached at Te Aute College before heading back to the U.S. to be an assistant at Los Angeles Valley Conference.He was an assistant at Northern Arizona, UC-Santa Barbara, and Hawaii, and finally reunited with Ben Howland at Pitt. Howland was the head coach at NAU while Dixon was an assistant.After Howland and Pittsburgh parted ways in 2002, Dixon stepped into the head coaching role and immediately saw success with the Panthers. His first season ended in a Sweet Sixteen appearance, and the Panthers made the Big East championship game.The Big East dissolved in 2013, and while Pittsburgh left for the ACC, Dixon left with the all-time highest winning percentage in Big East history, at 65.8 percent.The Panthers, in total, were 328-123 under Dixon in 13 seasons.Pittsburgh made the NCAA Tournament 11 out of the 13 seasons that Dixon was at the helm. The Panthers made the Elite 8 in 2009, a season that also saw Pitt reach the No. 1 ranking in the nation. The Panthers made the Sweet Sixteen four other times.Dixon was the Naismith Coach of the Year in 2009 and earned other national coaching honors in 2010 and 2011. He was the Big East Coach of the Year in 2004.Success in purple and whiteWhile Dixon has racked up wins as a coach, he was also a successful player at TCU.Under head coach Jim Killingsworth, Dixon played guard for two Southwestern Conference championship teams. His game-winning shot against Texas in 1986 to clinch the championship remains a key part of TCU basketball lore, and was shown on the video board during his introductory press conference.Dixon was 73-45 as a player at TCU. In his lone NCAA Tournament appearance in 1987, the Frogs beat Marshall in the first round before falling to Notre Dame. Twitter Grant McGalliard ReddIt Grant McGalliard is a senior journalism and political science major from Bay City, Texas. He’s worked in everything from sports to student organizations at TCU, and recently began blogging with the Dallas Morning News. In his spare time, Grant enjoys tweeting far too much, pretending he knows more than he does about Premier League soccer, and listening to the music of Kanye West. Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/ Twitter Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/last_img read more