Monday 28 March 2011 12:15 am whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Share Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrap KCS-content PM backs the City’s start-up business plans DAVID Cameron will today back a campaign launched by over 60 City firms to encourage people to become entrepreneurs. Firms including HSBC, Deloitte, Google, KMPG, BlackBerry, AXA, Coutts, Intel and Lloyds TSB are offering a package of £1,500 to every start-up that participates. Cameron will pledge his full support for the scheme and ask the public to consider starting a business themselves. The initiative founded by StartUp Britain is an entirely private sector led campaign to boost economic growth. The government will not be contributing any funds towards the scheme. Cameron is expected to say: “We won’t build the future we want to see in this country if we go back to the bad old days of big government spending, big borrowing and big debt. The recovery we need is a private sector-led recovery.” A spokesperson for the Department of Business said that the government is already supporting entrepreneurs through measures introduced in last week’s Budget. The start-up package being offered by City firms includes: • AXA will offer 10 per cent off business insurance. • BlackBerry will offer 1,000 free start-up guides.• Microsoft will train 5,000 start-ups in how to use technology to drive their business and marketing activities, including free technology resources worth up to £400 per company. • Google will provide a limited amount of free advertising.• O2 will offer one month’s free line rental. • PayPal will offer three months free fees for new accounts when signing up to a Powa.com website. • Fujitsu is offering a 30-day free trial and 10 per cent off the annual costs of its cloud computing services. • McKinsey & Co is launching a scheme to encourage innovative graduates to start up their own business. Campaign supporter and entrepreneur Doug Richard told City A.M. the scheme was important because: “Banks and big businesses must work with the government to inspire young businesses and give them a fighting chance to grow.” whatsapp Tags: NULL
African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Banking sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) 2020 abridged results.Company ProfileAfrican Export Import Bank is a financial institution that facilitates trade amongst African countries as well as trade between Africa and other continents. The bank provides investment banking and advisory services as well as project and export development programs in Mauritius and around the world with particular focus on the globalization of African trade. African Export Import Bank is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
Give it some Welly: There’s plenty to see and do in Wellington, where eight RWC games are being playedBy Herb ChristophersIF YOU’RE heading to New Zealand this autumn for the World Cup, we have plenty of ideas for how you can keep busy and see the countryside in between all the rugby matches.Whether your team has lost a game and you want cheering up or you need to clear your head after celebrating a resounding victory, there is a natural place that can put life back into perspective, past the try-line and out in the wilderness. Well, maybe just off the beaten track.We’ve put together a list of attractions close to the rugby venues to help you get close to nature in New Zealand, so click on the links below to get some travel ideas in the places you’re going. We’ve gone North to South…WhangareiNorth ShoreAuckland DunedinInvercargill RotoruaHamiltonNew PlymouthNapierWellingtonNelson LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS
For Back Issues Contact John Denton Services at 01733-385-170 visit “When you’re kicking you have to be like that – to be focused on the job,” he says. “Most people get nervous before matches but once you get out there you just have to focus on what you’ve got to do. It’s a mixture of being composed and knowing your job while at the same time being competitive. It’s something the team does really well.“We’re a very aggressive team, but we know our jobs and work hard for each other at the same time. I like to get stuck in and playing at ten it’s about getting the balance right between doing that and stepping back and doing what the team needs. I love everything about rugby – it’s all I’ve ever known. I’ve always played rugby, be it league when I was younger or union now. It’s a brilliant game to play and I enjoy every minute.”He could be enjoying life on the international stage soon too. He may want to play down his England chances, but his feats on the field are doing anything but. It’s now a question of when, not if, he wins his first cap for England.This article appeared in the January 2012 issue of Rugby World Magazine. Would you like to sign up to Rugby World’s excellent weekly email newsletter? Click here. Find a newsagent that sells Rugby World in the UK. Or you may prefer the digital edition on your MAC, PC, or iPad. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Owen For Colleen Farrell there is such a thing as too much rugby. She obviously knew what she was letting herself in for when she married Andy Farrell, the former Great Britain rugby league star and eight-time England centre in the union code. But with son Owen now the bright young thing of English rugby, talk of the oval ball can become tiresome.“I still live at home so I talk to my dad a lot,” says Owen Farrell, 20. “We watch every game on TV, too, and my mum gets fed up with us constantly talking about rugby. She always comes to watch us play and loves it, but at times she wants to talk about something else.”Unfortunately for Colleen, family conversations look likely to be dominated by rugby for some time to come as Owen’s career continues to move to higher levels. When injuries saw a teenage Farrell parachuted into the Saracens No 10 shirt last year, little was expected, but he took to top-flight rugby like Pat Sharp to Bushtucker Trials in I’m A Celebrity… The goalkicking responsibility didn’t phase him and he excelled throughout the season, his boot providing 17 points in the 22-18 Aviva Premiership final win over Leicester.He has continued in much the same vein this season, even if he’s more often playing in the centre, with new signing Charlie Hodgson lining up at fly-half. Farrell insists that he doesn’t mind where he plays and is just enjoying the chance to learn from his more experienced team-mates.“I got an opportunity last season because of injury and I had to learn quickly,” he says. “Having great players around you and good coaches helps you through it. Wherever I fit in to contribute to the team, I’m concentrating on playing well. I’m still learning and looking at what I need to improve and work on. I learn from playing in the Premiership and I learn off the players around me too.“It’s great being involved in this team and playing with these players. I talk to players at the club like Charlie Hodgson, Brad Barritt and Neil de Kock about rugby all the time. It’s great to play inside and outside players like that. Charlie’s a fantastic player and he’s got a wealth of experience, so to tap into that is brilliant for me.”Farrell is a confident person and has no qualms about asking for advice, saying: “I’ve always been interested in asking questions.” He’s not quite so keen on answering questions about his prospective rise into the England team. The clamour for him to be included in his country’s RBS 6 Nations squad has been growing in recent months but the man himself won’t be drawn on the topic.Proud moment: Owen Farrell with dad Andy at Twickenham“I’m just going to try to keep getting better as a player and do my best to contribute to this Saracens team,” says Farrell. “I’m just going to focus on the match ahead and contributing to that. I’m going to keep working hard, keep improving as a player and playing for Saracens, and if anything comes from that it will be a bonus.“I’m the kind of person who likes to live in the now. I try to be the best I can be today and tomorrow I’ll be the best I can be then.”The best he is right now, with his combination of accurate goalkicking, fluid passing, strong running and hard tackling, is good enough to play for England. So while he is doing his upmost to avoid the hype, he seems destined to follow in his father’s footsteps sooner rather than later – and should, in fact, enjoy more success in the union code. Dad Andy made his rugby league debut for Great Britain aged 18 and was the youngest-ever captain of the side three years later, but he didn’t have the same flourishing career when he crossed codes as a player, though he has impressed as a coach for Saracens.If Farrell junior, who insists it’s not a problem working with his dad every day as it’s all he’s ever known in a professional rugby environment, does make the step up to Test level this season, he’s sure to approach it in the same cool and collected manner with which he deals with crucial kicks at goal. He often looks like the calmest person in the stadium as he lines up a penalty and it’s that mentality that has impressed so many observers.
Save this picture!© Miran Kambič+ 36 Share Projects Slovenia Housing Brdo Unit F5 / multiPlan arhitektiSave this projectSaveHousing Brdo Unit F5 / multiPlan arhitekti Housing Brdo Unit F5 / multiPlan arhitekti Year: photographs: Miran KambičPhotographs: Miran KambičClient:Housing Fund of the Republic of Slovenia, Public FundSite Area:15.388 m2Project Team:Aleš Žnidaršič, Katja Žlajpah, Vesna Vraničar, Petra MarinšekCity:LjubljanaCountry:SloveniaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Miran KambičRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedText description provided by the architects. Living in the city and at the same time surrounded by nature.The area is situated in the elite part of the city of Ljubljana, which is considered to offer qualitative living standard within regulated systems of neighbourhoods and settlements, planned as distinctive ambient entity within the urban morphology. Moderate articulated design of the buildings aims in a specific way to provide and accentuate those parameters that offer primary a friendly and qualitative accommodation within these concentrated settlement systems.Save this picture!© Miran KambičThe solution incorporates criteria that become the creators of urban design: the evaluation of appropriate criteria on the size of building area, evaluation of “optimal” range, providing quality between the individual and the collective, the correct insolation, as well as the orientation of housing units, providing views – both landscape and privacy. In addition to location the quality of life is becoming increasingly important: how we spend our days, how we define our leisure time, what is our job and the relationship between leisure time and work are the issues that are crucial in designing modern living environments.Save this picture!ConceptAs a consequence of this diversity in demand, new types of living concepts are appearing, their common feature is an openness of the system, capable of change and adaptation.Save this picture!© Miran KambičSave this picture!Type B – DiagramSave this picture!© Miran KambičThe premises comprise three type of buildings that differ in size and type, which define the comprehensive and modifications of the typology of a functional unit of five parallel laid out buildings. The dwelling typology is oriented towards a model that is aiming to ensure social friendly relations to the greatest possible extent: less concentration of units linked to common entrances, parameters of privacy / intimacy of the habitat (two-sided oriented flats), a large structural diversity of apartments, from the smallest units to the diverse terraced housing in the form of “family houses” at the top of the building (penthouse) and to include one of the forms of outer surfaces – the balconies, loggias or terraces.Save this picture!© Miran KambičSave this picture!Type C – SectionSave this picture!© Miran KambičProject gallerySee allShow lessHeatherwick Wins Planning for New Maggie’s Centre in LeedsArchitecture NewsAtkins Begins Work on Vietnam’s Tallest BuildingArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Ljubljana, SloveniaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/771224/housing-brdo-unit-f5-multiplan-arhitekti Clipboard Architects: multiPlan arhitekti Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/771224/housing-brdo-unit-f5-multiplan-arhitekti Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officemultiPlan arhitektiOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsLjubljanaSloveniaPublished on August 03, 2015Cite: “Housing Brdo Unit F5 / multiPlan arhitekti” 03 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
A face-to-face fundraising agency working in Australia and New Zealand has defended its practice of paying return flights to experienced British fundraisers as the Australian media renews interest in street fundraising.Cornucopia offers to pay up to AUS$1,500 (£830) return air fare for fundraisers, who must commit to work for six months and recruit an average of three “good quality, ongoing regular supporters”. However, the offer is only open to people who have made plans to travel to Australia or those already in the country.Speaking exclusively to UK Fundraising, Cornucopia’s sales manager Lauren James said the agency had regularly employed ‘backpackers’ and overseas travellers as fundraisers since the early 2000’s, most of whom had worked as street fundraisers in the UK.“For experienced face to face fundraisers, regardless of where in the world they’ve travelled from, Cornucopia offers the chance to work with a charity focused agency offering great opportunities,” James said.“We are heavily involved in recruiting Australians to become F2F fundraisers; however, we have found that the job has been particularly suitable for experienced fundraisers from the UK, Ireland and Canada who are at a stage in their lives where the nomadic lifestyle appeals.”James said many of the early Cornucopia employees, some of whom were sponsored by the agency, now worked in leading fundraising positions in Australian charities and in some cases had set up their own F2F agencies.Although Cornucopia say the ‘free flight’ promotion is just one of “many recruitment opportunities it offers” and has been in place for the past nine months, the story has only recently been jumped upon by the Australian media, even making the Australian section of the Daily Mail’s website. 37 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: face-to-face media F2F acts as ‘lightning rod’ in Australian mediaPaul Tavatgis of Whipbird Consulting – who is working with the Fundraising Institute of Australia to co-ordinate a sectoral response to the media’s interest in F2F – told UK Fundraising there had been a recent in increase in media attention on fundraising.[quote align=”right” color=”#999999″]Recent stories focusing on ‘free flights’ have been picked up with more interest than usual by the Australian media[/quote]“Any issue relating to charity usually seems to refocus on fundraising, and the very public nature of F2F means that it often acts as a ‘lightning conductor’ for this attention. As a result we have seen a lot more stories about F2F in the last twelve months than previously.“Recent stories focusing on ‘free flights’ have been picked up with more interest than usual by the Australian media. This has come as a bit of a surprise, given that the subject matter on the face of it, is not really that controversial. It is perhaps another way of getting the “Did you realise these people are paid!” angle into a new story.”Tavatgis said the issues in Australia were similar to those that the UK F2F sector has had to deal with charities reticent to defend F2F in public. “Until we develop a more coherent, sector-wide strategy for F2F as a whole, not just for media response, it will be very difficult to respond effectively to these stories, which now seem to appear on a regular basis,” he said.“Our challenge is to learn from our colleagues in the UK and from New Zealand, and develop a structure that will support the long-term credibility and sustainability of F2F in Australia.” Advertisement Australian media picks up on agency offer to pay return flights for British street fundraisers Howard Lake | 25 June 2014 | 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. 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 MoreAddThis3 Howard Lake | 17 June 2019 | News Later this summer, a further ten charities will also be chosen by a panel of judges to receive over €50,000 from Ecclesiastical to be put towards the advancement of education, skills, arts, culture and heritage, as well as citizenship or community development.From 17th June, charities are invited to apply for the grant with applications being assessed against four key areas: impact and effectiveness, sustainability, innovation, and care and compassion. The successful charities will be announced from 30th September 2019. Seven charities based in Ireland have received donations as part of the Movement for Good awards.The awards, set up by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, will see a total of over €1 million given to charities across Ireland and the UK this summer. Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with 500 gifts of over €1,000 available for donation.Friends of the Coombe, Dogs in Distress, St Vincent de Paul, Hugh’s House and Our Lady’s Hospice are among the charities in Ireland which will receive €1000, following public support from around the country. Irish charities share fund worth over €1 million Tagged with: corporate fundraising Funding Ireland 133 total views, 1 views today 100 charities voted forMore than 1,700 people took part in the nomination processin Ireland, voting for over 100 charities. A further 3,500 people took part in Northern Ireland, where an additional 18 charities will benefit from the award.In total, 98,000 people across Ireland and the UK supported the Movement for Good awards, with over 7,000 charitable causes from all areas of both countries receiving nominations. The 500 winning charities were picked at random from those nominated.Thanking supporters across Ireland, David Lane, Managing Director of Ecclesiastical Ireland, said:“It’s clear that people care deeply about good causes in their local area, and from looking at the nominations, animal welfare and healthcare organisations seemed to hold a particularly fond place in the hearts of people from around Ireland”. Advertisement 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. 134 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3
Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somalia RSF_en Organisation News March 2, 2021 Find out more RSF requests urgent adoption of moratorium on arrests of journalists News SomaliaAfrica SomaliaAfrica Follow the news on Somalia January 8, 2021 Find out more to go further News Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts February 24, 2021 Find out more The head of security in the Middle Shabelle region, who is also the brother of local chief Mohamed Omar Habeb, gave his permission for journalist Abdiqani Sheik Mohamed to go back to work yesterday, the Somali Journalists Network (Sojon), a local press freedom group, announced to Reporters Without Borders. Mohamed, who used to work for privately-owned Radio Banadir, had been living in precarious circumstances in internal exile in Mogadishu since a decree issued on 27 September 2004 banned him from “practising his trade.” The local authorities had threatened him with reprisals if he did not comply.———————-24.11.2004 – New premier asked to intercede in case of journalist banned by clan chiefReporters Without Borders today wrote to Somalia’s new prime minister, Ali Mohamed Geedi, asking him to ensure that radio reporter Abdiqani Sheik Mohamed is allowed to return and work in the Middle Shabelle region where local authorities physically attacked him and then banned him in September.The organisation explained in its letter that it already wrote to the leading clan chief in Middle Shabelle, Mohamed Omar Habeb, also known as “Mohamed Dhere,” but got no reply. Prime Minister Geedi heads a transitional government that is temporarily based in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.”Aware of the authority you enjoy with Mr. Habeb, Reporters Without Borders would like to ask you to do everything in your power to ensure that Mohamed is allowed to return to Jowhar and resume working safely, and do so unconditionally,” the letter to Geedi said.According to sources in Mogadishu, Mohamed recently received a conciliatory offer from the Jowhar authorities under which he would be allowed to return and work, but only if he signed an official request for amnesty. “However, in our view, Mohamed has not committed any wrong requiring an amnesty,” Reporters Without Borders said in its letter to Geedi.Mohamed’s problems began when he reported on 26 September on Radio Banadir, one of the radio stations he works for, that the elders of the Jowhar community had asked the committee running one of the city’s mosques to resign in favour a new committee that had their approval and that of the local authorities.After the report was broadcast, Mohamed was stopped and beaten by Mohamed Dhere’s militiamen on the main road in Jowhar. The next day, Dhere’s spokesman issued a decree saying that Mohamed was “no longer recognized,” that he was henceforth “forbidden” to practice his profession and that the Middle Shabelle authorities would consider themselves “attacked” if he failed to comply. Since then, Mohamed has taken refuge in Mogadishu.It so happens that Mohamed Dhere is very close to the new prime minister and they both belong to the same sub-clan. Dhere agreed to resign as a member of parliament so that Geedi could take his place and thereby be elected to the post of prime minister. News February 4, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist allowed to go back to work after more than four months of banishment RSF and NUSOJ call for release of a journalist held in Somalia’s Puntland region
WhatsApp Previous articleDriver arrested after failing to stop for Buncrana Gardai and drug drivingNext articleMcIlroy bags timely PGA Tour victory News Highland Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest Harps come back to win in Waterford A Donegal County Councillor has hit out at the Government’s decision not to increase the funding allocation for the county under the retrofitting programme.Donegal County Council was awarded a grant of €1.2 million under the scheme which will only cover costs to retrofit a fraction of the 5,500 houses in the local authority’s housing stock.In response to calls for more funding to be allocated to the County, Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says it’s up to the council to use their own resources to complete the retrofitting of homes.Councillor Gerry McMonagle says if they are to meet the targets for energy efficiency set by Government then they must get the financial support needed:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/mcmonagleweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Facebook Pinterest Donegal’s allocation under retrofitting programme criticised By News Highland – May 10, 2021 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th
ABC NewsBy EMILY SHAPIRO and MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Hurricane Iota made landfall Monday night along the northeastern coast of Nicaragua, about 15 miles from where Hurricane Eta made landfall as a Category 4 just 13 days earlier.Iota is now the strongest hurricane to hit Nicaragua in November on record.The storm is weakening Tuesday morning as it moves over land and is currently a Category 2 hurricane. By Tuesday night, Iota is expected to fall apart over the mountains in Honduras and El Salvador.Still, the hurricane will produce very heavy rain that could cause life-threatening flash floods, landslides and mudslides in Nicaragua, Honduras and parts of Guatemala.Meanwhile, in the U.S., the coldest air of the season is moving into the Northeast Tuesday night with freezing temperatures expected from Washington, D.C., to Boston.The wind chill could fall to 20 degrees Fahrenheit in New York City Wednesday morning.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.