Zambeef Products Plc ( 2003 Annual Report

first_imgZambeef Products Plc ( listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Agri-industrial sector has released it’s 2003 annual report.For more information about Zambeef Products Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Zambeef Products Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Zambeef Products Plc (  2003 annual report.Company ProfileZambeef Products Plc, listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange, is the largest vertically integrated food retailing brand in Zambia. The Group is principally involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, stock feed and flour. The Group also has large row cropping operations (principally maize, soya beans and wheat), with approximately 7,971 hectares of row crops under irrigation which are planted twice a year, and a further 8,623 hectares of rainfed/dryland crops available for planting each year.last_img read more

£3k to invest? I’d buy these cheap FTSE 100 shares right now!

first_img 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. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Investing £3k in the FTSE 100 today might not deliver strong returns in the short term. The world economy is facing extremely challenging conditions that could cause stocks to languish for some time.However, over the long run, the FTSE 100 is likely to recover from its crash and go on to post new highs — as it has following each of its previous downturns.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…With that in mind, here are three cheap FTSE 100 stocks that appear too cheap to pass up after the market’s recent slump.FTSE 100 income championBHP (LSE: BHP) is one of the few FTSE 100 companies that haven’t cut their dividends this year. This could be because the business continues to experience strong demand for its output.Coronavirus has also had a relatively limited impact on the group’s operations. It has continued to maintain production at most of its sites. While there has been some limited disruption, management expects to hit the company’s initial production targets for the year.Despite this positive outlook, shares in the miner have fallen by 21% this year. As such, the stock appears to offer a wide margin of safety at current levels. It’s trading at a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of just 10. That’s around 30% cheaper than its long-term average. It also supports a dividend yield of 6.8%.These numbers suggest this FTSE 100 dividend champion could deliver a more substantial share price performance than its peers over the next few years.Anglo AmericanAnother global FTSE 100 champion that could have the potential to generate robust returns in the years ahead is Anglo American (LSE: AAL).The coronavirus crisis has significantly impacted Anglo. In response, the company has acted quickly to cut capital spending and operating expenses. These initiatives should help the business save several billion dollars over the next year. On top of these initiatives, the group has $14.5bn of liquidity to help see it through the crisis.Anglo has also said it remains committed to its dividend for the time being. This suggests its yield of 5.6% is safe for the time being.The above implies this FTSE 100 company may be in a stronger position to survive severe operating conditions over the short term. Therefore, after falling 35% year-to-date, the shares appear to offer good value as well as the potential for large profits over the long run.Taylor WimpeyTaylor Wimpey (LSE: TW) might not have the international diversification offered by the companies above, but this FTSE 100 dividend champion seems to have a bright future.While the coronavirus crisis has thrown a cloud of uncertainty over the UK housing market in the short term, in the long run, it’s clear the market still remains structurally undersupplied.This suggests homebuilders should prosper over the long run. Ultra-low interest rates and government initiatives to spur home buying may also encourage house price growth.With that in mind, Taylor looks like it could be an excellent investment in a booming sector. The company may continue to face continued uncertainty in the short run, but over the next few years, demand for homes should only grow. That would be great news for the firm’s sales and bottom line.Now could be a great time to take advantage of the market’s short-term thinking and snap up a share in the business. £3k to invest? I’d buy these cheap FTSE 100 shares right now! Rupert Hargreaves | Friday, 15th May, 2020 | More on: AAL BHP TW 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.center_img See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” 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. Enter Your Email Address Rupert Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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En Cuba, el centro promueve la reflexión y el diálogo

first_img Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Collierville, TN Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Tags Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Anglican Communion En Cuba, el centro promueve la reflexión y el diálogo Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem 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 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Featured Events Cathedral Dean Boise, ID El Centro de Reflexión y Diálogo dirige un programa de cuidado de los ancianos y sirve a unas 120 personas, con el suministro de comidas, higiene básica y servicios de lavandería. Foto: Lynette Wilson/ENS[Episcopal News Service – Cárdenas, Cuba] “Si no somos parte de la solución, somos parte del problema”, dice el cartel a la entrada del Centro de Reflexión y Diálogo aquí. Es un lema que resuena en el ministerio del centro, con programas de compromiso con la comunidad y dirigidos al desarrollo humano y comunitario.El centro y su metodología “sirve como un buen modelo para las iglesias a través de América Latina”, dijo el obispo Julio César Holguín de República Dominicana, y agregó que a través de sus programas y programas de compromiso con la comunidad, el centro trabaja en la formación, tanto a nivel individual como comunitario. Holguín dirigió una pequeña delegación a Cuba del 18 de febrero  hasta el 25 de febrero, para asistir al  Sínodo General  de la iglesia episcopal de Cuba en la Habana. La visita del  20 de febrero al centro, que fue fundada hace más de 20 años, fue una oportunidad para presenciar y aprender sobre el movimiento ecuménico de Cuba.Desde un punto de vista cristiano inclusive, el centro tiene como objetivo contribuir al sentido de la existencia humana, promover una concepción holística de la vida y la salud, promover la dignidad humana, y desarrollar una cultura de paz y participación de la comunidad, con énfasis en los pobres, los débiles y las personas marginadas de la sociedad, de acuerdo con su misión.“Yo estaba muy impresionado por la interacción, la conexión entre la reflexión y la práctica”, dijo el obispo Todd Ousley de la Diócesis de Michigan del este, y agregó que su enfoque a los programas y procesos se basa en la teología.El propósito del centro es promover el diálogo interreligioso centrado en la integración social a nivel comunitario, con cuatro objetivos para ese fin:fomentar el reconocimiento de la dignidad humana, inspirado en las verdades del Evangelio;animar el procesos de reconciliación, paz y desarrollo de valores humano;estimular la participación de la comunidad y el desarrollo del individual; ypromover servicios para las personas necesitadas, enfermas y sufridas.Sobre este último, cuatro de los empleados del centro – dos mujeres y dos hombres – proporcionan comidas, higiene básica, lavandería y otros servicios de cinco días a la semana a 120 personas de edad avanzada, y cuidados a personas infectadas con el VIH.“Es un ministerio difícil”, dijo Rita García Morris, subdirectora del centro. “La gente es muy pobre, y viven en una habitación sin un baño”.Además del programa de cuidado de los ancianos, el centro cuenta con una biblioteca y centro de informática, ofrece talleres de manualidades para niños y ancianos, programas culturales para personas de todas las edades, grupos de debate sobre temas que van desde la teología y derechos humanos a la violencia doméstica, además de servir como un lugar de culto.“[Es] muy impresionante – mente, cuerpo, espíritu, uno lo está haciendo todo”, dijo Ousley durante un recorrido por el centro.En el futuro, el centro espera proporcionar un hogar de cuidado de ancianos, donde las personas a quienes sirven puedan vivir y recibir cuidados diarios, y también un refugio para las víctimas de la violencia doméstica, otra población al cual el centro sirve en su ministerio de alcance.Se trata de “sueños”, dijo García Morris. “Los sueños son para la gente con fe”.Ubicado en una antigua fábrica, el centro comenzó a funcionar a principios de 1990, pero no fue hasta 2011 que el gobierno cubano le concedió al centro licencia oficial.Además de sus ministerios de alcance local, el centro acoge grupos nacionales e internacionales de jóvenes y adultos, con capacidad para entre 80 y 90 personas en sus 28 habitaciones. El personal solicita que las reservas se harán tres o cuatro meses con anticipación para coordinar las visas religiosas necesarias.El centro también ofrece una amplia variedad de publicaciones. Holguín se desempeñó como obispo interino de la iglesia episcopal de Cuba desde el 2003 hasta el 2004, y al mismo tiempo sirvió en la República Dominicana. Además de Ousley, Holgún estuvo acompañado por el Rdo. Emilio Martin, quien es cubano, y sirvió en el consejo de la junta de directores cuando fue sacerdote de la iglesia episcopal de San Francisco de Asís en Cárdenas; Bill Kunkle, director ejecutivo del Grupo de Desarrollo Dominicano; y David Morrow, presidente de la junta directiva de la DDG.La junta de directiva de DDG, en la que Ousley también se desempeña, se reunió la semana pasada en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, para su reunión anual del consejo después de la convención diocesana anual.– Lynette Wilson es una editora/reportera para Episcopal News Service. Ella viajo con la delegación a Cuba. Press Release Service Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Tampa, FL Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Belleville, IL Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Submit a Job Listing Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit an Event Listingcenter_img Rector Knoxville, TN Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Jobs & Calls Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC 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 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Hopkinsville, KY AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Associate Rector Columbus, GA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Bath, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Press Release Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Por Lynette WilsonPosted Feb 28, 2014 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 Albany, NYlast_img read more

Gable Silhouette / Young Architects

first_imgPhotographs:  Dennis Radermacher Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects Gable Silhouette / Young Architects Gable Silhouette / Young ArchitectsSave this projectSaveGable Silhouette / Young Architects Manufacturers: Herman Pacific, Rylock, Archicad, Johnson & Couzins, Rosenfeld Kidson, The Roofing Store, Timaru bluestoneDesign Team:Greg Young, JP McGloinClients:J & D MoretonEngineering:Lewis Bradford (structural) Riley Consulting (geotech)Landscape:Outer SpaceConsultants:Ingrid Geldof DesignCity:ChristchurchCountry:New ZealandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Dennis RadermacherRecommended ProductsFaucetsAXORBathroom Collection – AXOR MontreuxEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. Aesthetically inspired by the early work of architect Sir Miles Warren, and architecture in Central Otago. Glazed gable to link into outdoor living, Family home with space for entertaining, Timber, and stone used throughout.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherCreative Solution. The simple gable form was chosen for the home as this form was used a lot by Sir Miles, and is also the dominant building form in Central Otago.  Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherSave this picture!Cross SectionSave this picture!© Dennis RadermacherBlack cedar cladding gives the white gables of Sir Mile’s work a modern aesthetic, while also accentuating the simplicity and strength of the form.  We concentrated on the pure unadorned black silhouette on the streetscape, while on the living side of the home we used the form to frame the living spaces, internally and out.   Save this picture!Floor PlansBasalt was used in the landscaping, and on the chimney, anchoring the building to the land it has been lifted above.The black cedar is used as the protective skin of the building, while the entry is defined by warmer natural cedar – this warmer aesthetic is linked to the natural timber used in the internal spaces. Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherOn a very narrow site, the expansive glazing focuses on the external spaces, making the site seem larger than it actually is.  Skylights have also been used throughout to draw your eye upwards through the roof, rather than at the external surfaces.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherProject gallerySee allShow lessGoldreed Industrial Design Award 2020 (1st edition)OpportunitiesArchitects as Developers Design CompetitionIdeas Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeYoung ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesChristchurchOn FacebookNew ZealandPublished on May 12, 2020Cite: “Gable Silhouette / Young Architects” 12 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” ArchDaily Photographscenter_img Houses CopyHouses•Christchurch, New Zealand 2019 Area:  358 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Dennis Radermacher+ 22Curated by Paula Pintos Share Year:  Architects: Young Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” New Zealandlast_img read more

Henshaws’ website wins at Visionary Design Awards

first_img Tagged with: Awards Howard Lake | 6 December 2004 | News Henshaws’ website wins at Visionary Design Awards The NLB estimates that less than a third of all websites are currently accessible to visually impaired people who use technologies such as magnification, text to speech, and refreshable Braille in order to access web-based services. Manchester based charity, Henshaws Society for Blind People, which supports blind and visually impaired people across the north of England, has won the Visual Impairment category at the Visionary Design Awards.The Awards are part of an ongoing campaign by the National Library for the Blind (NLB) to encourage website publishers and designers to consider access technology when designing sites. The Henshaws site was designed by London-based Poptel Technology, specialists in accessible web design. Judges felt that accessibility was integral to the design of the new site, and commended the extent to which the website meets the needs of those using access technologies. Advertisementcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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 Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

New chief executive at Charity Technology Trust

first_imgCharity Technology Trust (CTT) has appointed Richard Craig as its new chief executive. He takes over from William Hoyle, who is leaving the organisation to set up a new charitable venture.Craig joins CTT from Neos Interactive, which provides digital entertainment technology to the hotel industry, where he was CEO. He holds an MSc in business management and began his career in the metals industry, working for Corus.“Richard’s IT experience is complemented by a commercial approach that is essential in the charity sector today,” said William Hoyle. “Both of these attributes will be integral to enhancing CTT’s reputation as a key provider of technology solutions for the third sector” Tagged with: Charity Trust Consulting & Agencies Management Recruitment / people  37 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis New chief executive at Charity Technology Trust Howard Lake | 16 February 2011 | News 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 Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

IFC launches weekly Fundraising TV

first_imgIFC launches weekly Fundraising TV AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis18 Tagged with: International Fundraising Consultancy video YouTube 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 Researching massive growth in giving. Fundraising TV is a new weekly video magazine show from the International Fundraising Consultancy.Broadcast every Wednesday on YouTube, it will bring news, information and interviews from the world of fundraising. Each edition will be presented by Norma Johnston, charity management and communications consultant.Its first programme aired last week and focused on major donor fundraising. It includes a case study from Sarah Gray who cultivated major donors for a successful capital appeal for the National Army Museum. It also features a how-to section on developing fundraising techniques, together with a news round-up.John Baguley, CEO of the International Fundraising Consultancy Group, says that Fundraising TV is designed to inform fundraisers and share practices at the forefront of successful fundraising in the UK. Baguley’s long fundraising experience was recognised at last year’s National Fundraising Awards when he received the Lifetime Contribution Award.Fundraising TV will also broadcast live from the Fundraising Convention next week in July.Subscribe for updatesYou can subscribe to IFC’s YouTube channel to make sure you don’t miss an episode.If you have a successful fundraising campaign that you’d like featured on Fundraising TV, email Christina Cullen.  137 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Howard Lake | 26 June 2017 | News  138 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis18last_img read more

Media coverage of election campaign ignores political debates and opposition

first_img Reporters Without Borders continues to be dissatisfied with the Belarusian media’s coverage of the campaign for Sunday’s parliamentary elections after seeing the report of the monitoring conducted by the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), a Reporters Without Borders partner organisation, between 5 and 20 September.According to the BAJ report, political programmes and debates continued to be ignored by the media and all the observers have criticised this glaring absence.“We regret that there has been no improvement in the media coverage of the campaign for the legislative elections, especially this was a chance for Belarus to normalise its relations with the international community,” Reporters Without Borders said.The final weeks of the election campaign were no different from the earlier ones. The BAJ has accused the state-controlled media of “totally depoliticising the election and marginalising political programmes and alternative candidates, while privately-owned publications are unable to fill the gap because of their limited distribution.” Media coverage has been limited to explaining the technical aspects of the polling and the way the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) works. As a result, Belarusian voters are not able to take an informed decision about the candidates.According to the findings of the BAJ’s monitoring, the state media focused on the activities of President Alyaksandr Lukashenko, the CEC, the local authorities and foreign observers. The president was the only person named by the Homyel Regional State Radio in its election coverage.The BAJ gave a cautious welcome to the CEC’s decision to rebroadcast the campaign spots of all the candidates. But the effect of the measure was limited by the fact that many of the spots were re-transmitted at times when there are relatively few viewers.The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s observers have also issued a report criticising the state media. It regretted that there was no coverage of candidates’ campaign speeches and the media focused on the election’s technical aspects.The OSCE report, issued on 19 September, said: “Media coverage, both on the national andlocal level, has been almost exclusively focused on procedural aspects of the election process. Most media, predominantly state-funded, have paid extensive attention to the president, as well as to other state authorities, including the government and the CEC, rather than on the role of the parliament or the candidates.”Meanwhile, problems have been reporting in the early voting which is being conducted during the five days prior to Sunday, the main election day.When Yuri Dziadzinkin, a reporter for the independent daily Narodnaya Vola, went with his press card to polling station No. 398 in Minsk, electoral officials told him he could not take any photos because the head of the polling station had forbidden it. CEC secretary Mikalai Lazavik explained the ban as being due to the journalist’s poor “human relations” with the polling station’s staff. Follow the news on Belarus BelarusEurope – Central Asia News News May 28, 2021 Find out more September 26, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Media coverage of election campaign ignores political debates and opposition RSF at the Belarusian border: “The terrorist is the one who jails journalists and intimidates the public” Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown Receive email alerts Newscenter_img “We welcome opening of criminal investigation in Lithuania in response to our complaint against Lukashenko” RSF says to go further RSF_en News May 27, 2021 Find out more BelarusEurope – Central Asia Help by sharing this information Organisation June 2, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Weekly Times closed down just two months after launch

first_imgNews September 1, 2020 Find out more Organisation Receive email alerts RSF_en Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono denied bail November 27, 2020 Find out more Help by sharing this information November 12, 2020 Find out more Reporters Without Borders today condemned the announcement by the Zimbabwean government’s Media and Information Commission (MIC) on 25 February that it is closing the independent Weekly Times for a year for “violating the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.””As usual, the Zimbabwean authorities find any old pretext for gagging independent media that might spoil things for them at the height of an election campaign,” the press freedom organization said, calling it “the second serious press freedom violation in two weeks,” after three foreign press correspondents were forced to flee the country.”The government does not hesitate to step up the repression one month before the 31 March legislative elections,” the organization added, “although it ratified the Southern African Development Community’s protocol on principles and rules for democratic elections which ought, in theory, to guarantee press freedom.”MIC chairman Tafataona Mahoso, who had threatened to close the Weekly Times in January just a week after the first issue came out, said its licence was being withdrawn because of a false statement and the failure of its owners to reveal facts. The newspaper had tricked him when it registered its licence by hiding certain aspects of its editorial line, Mahoso alleged.According to its statutes, the Weekly Times is a privately-owned news weekly focussing on development issues.It is the fourth privately-owned, independent newspaper to be closed in less than two years, following the Daily News, the Daily News On Sunday and The Tribune. Reporters Without Borders today condemned the announcement by the Zimbabwean government’s Media and Information Commission (MIC) on 25 February that it is closing the independent Weekly Times for a year for “violating the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.” “It is the second serious press freedom violation in two weeks”, the organization said. to go further ZimbabweAfrica ZimbabweAfrica The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa News Zimbabwean court must free imprisoned journalist who is unwell Reports News Follow the news on Zimbabwe February 28, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Weekly Times closed down just two months after launchlast_img read more

PCC Spring Preview: Softball Expects Improvement In 2015

first_imgHome of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Top of the News Make a comment Community News Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS PCC’s All-Conference second baseman Justine Zavala returns for her second season in 2015With the return of two key players from two seasons ago, the Pasadena City College softball team thinks it can make big strides in the 2015 season, according to second-year head coach Monica Tantlinger.Tantlinger’s Lancers finished 13-25 last season, a learning year for the the coach.“I made the transition from being an assistant to a head coach,” she said. “The players were learning the college game, and I was learning more about leadership and the day-to-day direction of a group of student-athletes. I know the areas that we have to work on to be better this season.”The Lancers are excited to return All-South Coast Conference First Team infielder Katelyn Thordarson, who sat out last year after leading PCC in a number of top batting categories in 2013. Thordarson hit .392 as a freshman with two home runs, three triples and 29 RBI. The team’s shortstop that year, Thordarson (from Maranatha High) will transition herself to be corner infielder at both first base and third base.Another returner from the ’13 Lancers is Cierra Newton (Marshall Fundamental), who is slated as the team’s pitching ace this season. Newton hurled 136.1 innings and led PCC in pitching victories with 8.“This fall, Cierra found a way to get it done, and I expect her maturity to lead our our other pitchers through the season,” Tantlinger said. “Katelyn is determined to continue to be the slugger she was as a freshman. She has power, something we lacked last year.”Another key returning player is 2014 All-SCC Second Team second baseman Justine Zavala (Los Altos High). Zavala batted .340 and fielded at a .934 percentage as the team’s best defensive infielder last season. Other returning lettermen from Tantlinger’s debut PCC team are designated player/first baseman Jennifer Pegg (Temple City HS, hit .319 with 14 RBI), utility player/pitcher Breanna Rodrigo (Temple City, .291, led PCC with 21 stolen bases, pitched 80.2 innings with five victories in the circle), and reserve first baseman Lyandra Opbroek (Covina High, .273 in brief action).The team’s freshmen crop is topped by catcher Holly Riker-Sloan, a veteran player who played her prep ball and graduated from Gahr High in 2009. Sloan hit .500 as a senior that year and Tantlinger feels she will be a “presence on both defense and offense.”Another quality freshman is shortstop Anais Sustayta, who helped Cantwell Sacred Heart make it to the CIF-SS Division 6 championship final as a senior last year.“Justine and Ani give us one of the best up-the-middle infield defensive combos in the conference,” Tantlinger said. “The dynamics between these two are exciting to watch. It’s going to help our pitching staff if we can get the ball hit on the ground.”Outfielder/first baseman Derek “Mudder” Blow made the Pasadena Star-News All-Area Team after batting .500 with 26 RBI in her senior season at Monrovia High. Blow helped Monrovia win the Rio Hondo League title.Outfielder Yecenia Cardenas, an All-Valle Vista League First Team selection out of Hacienda Heights’ Wilson High, batted .493 with 23 RBI as a senior. Cardenas and letterman Rodrigo are expected to give the Lancers speed on the basepaths.Pitcher/outfielder Brianna Lopez (Los Angeles Marshall High) and hard-hitting third baseman Jackie Aguilar (Lincoln HS, .521, four home runs, 38 RBI senior year) originally were headed to Mayville State University in North Dakota but instead will display their talents for the Lancers. Aguilar played in the LA City Section All-Star Game.A pitcher who could emerge is Adriana Fernandez, who hurled 11 wins and struck out 109 batters in 106 innings at Workman High. Fernandez was an All-Montview League First Team selection and a candidate for league MVP. She also has power at the plate as she slugged eight home runs her final prep season.The rest of the freshmen on PCC’s 18-player roster are as follows: Alyssa Borja (catcher/second baseman, Gabrielino High, Michelle Lopez, outfielder, Pasadena High, Raquel “Rocky” Edmonds, catcher, San Marino HS, Alejandra Grimaldo, utility player, Burbank Burroughs High, and Mariah Quintana, outfielder/catcher, South El Monte High.“I really believe that we have enough offense and defense to get us higher in the standings,” Tantlinger said. “I think it’s our pitching that will dictate how we go. If we can hold down the better hitting opponents, we have a chance to really make noise this season.”Tantlinger has added Nolan Peralta, Jose Quezada, and LeNae Sanchez to her assistant coaching staff with holdover pitching coach Stephanie Marshall.PCC begins the ’15 campaign Tuesday, Jan. 27 in a 2 p.m. game at Antelope Valley College. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, the Lancers have their home opener v. 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