African Sun Limited 2010 Presentation

first_imgAfrican Sun Limited ( listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2010 presentation For more information about African Sun Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the African Sun Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: African Sun Limited (  2010 presentation Company ProfileAfrican Sun Limited is a hospitality management company that is involved in the running of hotels, resorts, casinos and timeshare operations in Zimbabwe and South Africa. It operates through four divisions; Hotels Under Management, Hotels Under Franchise, Owner-managed Hotels and the Victoria Falls Hotel Partnership. Established in 1968 as Zimbabwe Sun Limited, the company has grown in stature to include Legacy Hospitality Management Services Limited which manages five hotels, and the InterContinental Hotels Group. Prestigious hotel brands in African Sun Limited’s expansive portfolio include The Victoria Falls Hotel, Holiday Inn, Great Zimbabwe Hotel and The Caribbea Bay Resort. African Sun Limited is a constituent of the Zimbabwe Industrial Index. African Sun Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Beware the 2021 house price crash! I’m choosing FTSE 100 stocks over buy-to-let

first_img Harvey Jones has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has 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. 2020 has been a mixed bag for FTSE 100 stocks, but an astonishingly good year for the UK property market. Yesterday, official figures showed house prices rising 5.4% in the year to October. That almost defies logic, given the challenges facing the UK economy right now.Let’s put that into perspective. Property prices are rising nearly eight times faster than they were a year ago, despite the small matter of a global pandemic. By comparison, FTSE 100 stocks have fallen by almost 15% to today’s 6,588. To me, the stock market is behaving in a more rational way than property right now.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…Both the property and stock market face major challenges. Despite the vaccine breakthrough, Covid-19 still isn’t beaten. The latest wave of Christmas lockdowns prove that. As I write, we still don’t know whether the UK will strike a Brexit deal or leave on World Trade Organisation in terms amid much acrimony. 2021 will be bumpy for both property and FTSE 100 stocks, but here’s why I expect the latter to do better.I’m buying FTSE 100 stocks for 2021UK house prices have been artificially pumped up by low interest rates and the stamp duty holiday. Low interest rates look set to continue, but the stamp duty holiday is slated to end on 31 March. Anybody who puts in an offer on a property may now struggle to complete in time to bag the saving.I have a sneaking suspicion the stamp duty holiday will be extended, otherwise chaos could ensue as buyers fail to complete and chains collapse en masse. It has to end at some time though, and when it does, the current bubble could deflate.I’m under no illusion about FTSE 100 stocks. Like equities all over the world, they’re propped up by fiscal and monetary stimulus. The big difference is that this stimulus is set to continue, because politicians and central bankers daren’t do otherwise. This means equity investors effectively enjoy a backstop.I wish it wasn’t like that, but it is. The property market has a backstop too. But that will be scaled back next year, just as hundreds of thousands lose their jobs. Also, FTSE 100 stocks are relatively cheap due to this year’s under performance, while property looks expensive.I’m shunning buy-to-letThere are other reasons why I favour FTSE 100 stocks over buy-to-let. They’re much cheaper to buy and sell, with trading costs of around £10, with transactions completed in seconds online. As buyers are discovering right now, completing on a property can take months, as mortgage lenders and solicitors drag their feet.You can also buy FTSE 100 stocks tax-free inside a Stocks and Shares ISA. By contrast, you pay income tax on the rent you generate from a buy-to-let, and capital gains tax when you sell. That CGT bill is likely to rise, with chancellor Rishi Sunak expected to synchronise it with income tax rates in his next Budget.That’s another great reason why I’m prioritising FTSE 100 stocks over bothersome buy-to-let. Enter Your Email Address Harvey Jones | Friday, 18th December, 2020 This UK stock might tempt you. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images 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. Click here to get access to our presentation, and learn how to get the name of this ‘double agent’! Beware the 2021 house price crash! I’m choosing FTSE 100 stocks over buy-to-let Don’t miss our special stock presentation.It contains details of a UK-listed company our Motley Fool UK analysts are extremely enthusiastic about.They think it’s offering an incredible opportunity to grow your wealth over the long term – at its current price – regardless of what happens in the wider market.That’s why they’re referring to it as the FTSE’s ‘double agent’.Because they believe it’s working both with the market… And against it.To find out why we think you should add it to your portfolio today… 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. There’s a ‘double agent’ hiding in the FTSE… we recommend you buy it! 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Quins announce trips to Abu Dhabi from £499!

first_imgTAGS: HarlequinsWasps For more information and to book this limited offer please call the Etihad Harlequins Hotline on 01494 733 444 or [email protected] Giles Travel has some packages including flights with Etihad Airways and two nights in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Yas Island starting from only £499 per person. Or if you fancy a little bit of luxury there are great packages including Pearl Business Class flights and two nights at Emirates Palace starting from only £1990 per person. HarlequinsEtihad Airways, the proud sponsor of Harlequins RFC, and the club’s exclusive travel partner Giles Travel, are offering you the chance to escape the winter and travel to Abu Dhabi to watch the LV = Cup game, London Wasps v Harlequins on 30 January 2011, at the World famous Emirates Palace. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

Super Rugby: Key battles for the semi-finals

first_imgQuick service: Faf de Klerk has been a fine link man for the Lions this season Similarly, Ruan Combrinck has made a formidable first impression on the world stage. Coming off the bench at half-time to debut against Ireland in June, the farmer’s boy from Vryheid put in an inspiring performance, scoring a try and helping his side snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.Power runner: Ruan Combrinck has proved difficult to stop for the Lions this year Cane has missed more tackles and has a lower tackle success percentage with 91.4% this season, compared to Savea’s 92.1%. Saturday will be a seismic battle between the two back-rowers, and Ardie Savea has an opportunity to nail down the All Black jersey after wearing it with distinction in his fleeting appearances against Wales in the summer.Lions v Highlanders – Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg [30 July, KO 14:00] Defending Super Rugby champions, the Highlanders, squeezed past a resilient Brumbies team 9-15 in Canberra last week, scoring two well-worked  tries along the way. The Lions have bagged the most tries so far in Super Rugby this season – alongside the Chiefs – with 76, and have been credited for playing an ‘NZ-style’ of attacking play. They saw off the Crusaders 42-25 in Johannesburg last week, in a game that saw them up 12-0 within six minutes.  Key battleAaron Smith v Francois ‘Faf’ de KlerkThis clash of the No.9’s screams experience versus youth. Aaron Smith is unchallenged as the best scrum-half in the world; he can turn a game on its head with a sniping run, late offload or penetrative box-kick and he was at the heart of everything the Highlanders did right in last year’s Super Rugby triumph. He will be just as important this weekend. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS An attacking five-eighth, Barrett is most dangerous when playing off the cuff, and he will not hesitate to hit a gap, if one opens, in the Chiefs defence this weekend. The occasion got to Barrett in last year’s final, when it seemed as though he switched off in defence, enabling Lima Sopoaga to outshine him. But Barrett is a different calibre of player to last year. Emboldened by a World Cup winners medal, he has added a level of consistency to his game and is a more level-headed, mature fly-half oozing in confidence. The Cake Tin will have a Test match atmosphere on Saturday.Ardie Savea v Sam CaneArdie Savea and Sam Cane are two men expected to fiercely contest the All Black No.7 shirt for years to come, and on Saturday we get the first notable instalment of their duel. Savea is a modern day back-rower: lean, explosive and blessed with a wing’s pace. Cane is a more traditional 7, similar to his mentor Richie McCaw, hard-working and capable of putting in a technical masterclass at the breakdown. Finishing touch: Waisake Naholo has proven to be a clinical finisher Box of tricks: Beauden Barrett has a brilliant skill-setBoth can stake a genuine claim. Last week, Barrett showcased a masterful kicking display against the Sharks, slotting three conversions and a penalty in gale force winds and driving rain. Cruden also did no damage to his reputation by providing a sturdy platform and quick ball which enabled his side to chalk up 60 points.Historically, Steve Hansen has opted to start with Cruden, and bring Barrett off the bench as an impact sub. But if the young Hurricane gets the best of Cruden this weekend, it’ll give Hansen a selection headache.As a result of Damian McKenzie’s unerring accuracy with the boot this season, including 18 penalty goals and 43 conversions, Cruden has been absolved of place kicking duties of late – similar to the dynamic shared between England team mates Owen Farrell and George Ford – and as a result, a weight has been lifted from the 27-year-old’s shoulders, enabling him to focus on his game management and ball distribution, two areas that will be key if the Chiefs wish to reach the final.Calling the shots: Aaron Cruden’s game management has been top-class Two seismic Super Rugby semi-finals will take place tomorrow as the Lions face the Highlander in Johannesburg and the Hurricanes take on the Chiefs in Wellington Leader: Sam Cane is widely expected to be Richie McCaw’s heir Faf de Klerk made his Test debut against Ireland in June, and is a player who thrives on quick ball. He has enabled his team to play at a high-tempo, by burrowing into every breakdown, giving fly-half Elton Jantjies the best platform to play free-flowing and expansive rugby. De Klerk has to implement an intelligent tactical kicking game on Saturday, hoist box-kicks skyward and weight clearing ones adroitly. Field position will be paramount. TAGS: Highlight Three teams from New Zealand and one from South Africa clash this weekend for a place in the Super Rugby Final on August 6. The first semi will be contested by the Hurricanes and the Chiefs, at the Westpac Stadium, followed by the Lions hosting the Highlanders at the Emirates Airlines Park later in the day. Below, we take a look at some of the key battles that could decide the games.Hurricanes v Chiefs – Westpac Stadium, Wellington [July 30, 08:35]Both teams put in monumental performances in their respective quarter-final matches last weekend. The Canes’ defence proved impenetrable, as they denied the Sharks from scoring any points, running out comprehensive 41-0 winners. It was a shambolic showing from the Natal men, with captain Tendai Mtawarira calling it “an embarrassing effort”. The win marked the first time in Super Rugby history that a quarter-finalist had been whitewashed. Later the same day, the Chiefs dominated the Stormers 60-21, showcasing clinical attacking play, replicating performances that saw them lift back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013.Key battlesBeauden Barrett v Aaron Cruden Jack in the box: Aaron Smith is unchallenged as the world’s best scrum-half Cane has long been tipped as the heir to McCaw, and already oozes leadership qualities beyond his 24 years, but Savea’s  attacking prowess makes him a more dangerous threat. He’s played one less game than Cane this year in Super Rugby, and has made double the metres, beaten double the defenders, had quadruple the amount of clean breaks and supplied more try-assists. But his defensive nous tends to be overlooked, with Cane’s supporters suggesting that their man does ‘the work that nobody sees’, when in fact Savea’s statistics are just as noteworthy. Combrinck boasts the more impressive club credentials heading into Saturday. The wing cum full-back has beaten more defenders (48) than Naholo (17) . Nevertheless, the defending champions will look to utilise their dangerous wing, and if Naholo gets ball in space, he will cross paths with Combrinck, and we’ll get to see who comes out on top. On Saturday, Beauden Barrett and Aaron Cruden’s sole focus will be on their team’s performance over 80 minutes, but fans around the globe will be dissecting their individual performances, and speculating about which one will be wearing the All Black No.10 jersey against Australia on August 20. In the thick of it: Ardie Savea’s all-action style has made him a fan-favourite Jumping for joy: The Highlanders are the reigning Super Rugby champions Bragging rights are on the line, and with Test matches between New Zealand and South Africa fast approaching, expect both scrum-halves to be at their very best.Waisake Naholo v Ruan CombrinckWaisake Naholo announced himself on the international scene last year when New Zealand hosted Argentina in Christchurch, and he imposed himself quickly. A route one winger with an eye for the line, Naholo has adopted the Lomu blueprint, often opting to run over his opposite man rather than around him. The 25-year-old has scored four tries in five starts for the All Blacks’ and seven for the Highlanders this season.last_img read more

South Africa squad for Tests against Wales and England

first_imgWho has Rassie Erasmus picked in his squad to face Wales in Washington and England in a three-Test series in South Africa? BACKS: Bosch, Esterhuizen, Gelant, Ismaiel, Jantjies, Kriel, Mapimpi, Papier, van Zyl, Wright.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. New skippers: Siya Kolisi and Pieter-Steph du Toit flank Rassie Erasmus (Getty Images) South Africa squad for Tests against Wales and EnglandSiya Kolisi will make history against England next month by becoming the first black player to captain South Africa.The Springboks flanker has been appointed skipper by Rassie Erasmus for the three-Test series against England, while Pieter-Steph du Toit will lead the team against Wales in Washington on 2 June.Related: Siya Kolisi’s journey from township to Test starErasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, said: “It’s a huge honour to captain the Springboks and Siya and Pieter-Steph are two honest, hard-working men who enjoy the respect of their fellow players.“I believe both of them will do a good job as captains. My philosophy is that each player must take responsibility for his position and must therefore work extremely hard with that one goal in mind – to make the Springboks successful again.”Fine nine: Sale’s Faf de Klerk has earned a Springboks recall (Getty Images)Erasmus has also recalled five overseas-based players for the upcoming Tests – Sale Sharks scrum-half Faf de Klerk, Wasps full-back Willie le Roux, Montpellier hooker Bismarck du Plessis and centre Frans Steyn, and Toulon No 8 Duane Vermeulen.South Africa’s Test schedule2 June Wales (10pm, Washington) Live on Channel 49 June England (4.05pm, Johannesburg) Live on Sky Sports16 June England (4.05pm, Bloemfontein) Live on Sky Sportscenter_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS 23 June England (4.05pm, Cape Town) Live on Sky SportsRelated: England squad to face South AfricaIn all, Erasmus has selected a squad of 43, which includes 17 uncapped players. Twenty six of those players have travelled to Washington to prepare for the Wales Test while the remainder of the squad – bar du Plessis and Steyn, who are involved in this weekend’s Top 14 final – are training in Johannesburg ahead of the England series.Tight match: South Africa lost 24-22 to Wales in Cardiff last year (Getty Images)This is the 43-man South Africa squad for their four June Tests:FORWARDS: Nizaam Carr, Bismarck du Plessis, Dan du Preez, Jean-Luc du Preez, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Thomas du Toit, Jason Jenkins, Steven Kitshoff,Siya Kolisi (captain), Wilco Louw, Frans Malherbe, Bongi Mbonambi, Oupa Mohojé, Franco Mostert, Tendai Mtawarira, Ox Nche, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Trevor Nyakane, Marvin Orie, Chiliboy Ralepelle, Kwagga Smith, RG Snyman, Akker van der Merwe, Duane Vermeulen.BACKS: Lukhanyo Am, Curwin Bosch, Damian de Allende, Faf de Klerk, Robert du Preez, Aphiwe Dyantyi, André Esterhuizen, Warrick Gelant, Travis Ismaiel, Elton Jantjies, Jesse Kriel, Willie le Roux, Makazole Mapimpi, Sibusiso Nkosi, Embrose Papier, Handré Pollard, Frans Steyn, Ivan van Zyl, Cameron Wright.This is the 26-man squad to play Wales in Washington:FORWARDS: Carr, du Preez, PS du Toit (captain), T du Toit, Jenkins, Kitshoff, Louw, Malherbe, Mbonambi, Mohojé, Nche, Notshe, Orie, Ralepelle, Smith, van der Merwe.last_img read more

Is John McCain the last vestige of civility and honor? Let’s…

first_imgThis Monday on LET’S TALK ABOUT IT with Rod Love and Greg Jackson, recognizing the body of work of U. S. Senator John McCain and questioning is this the last vestige of civility and honor as we once knew it.  Also discussing the deadly weekend in Jacksonville, Florida — a shooting during a video Madden football tournament which left 2 people dead and several others injured. — the “Dynamic Duo” will seek to answer the question of why young men are acting out with deadly violence.  What else can be done to address this growing national issue of gun violence?Also, Primary Election Day is less than 24 hours away, if you have not voted, tune in for candidate information. You cannot contribute to the conversation if you don’t tune in and most importantly, VOTE!Join Rod Love, Greg Jackson and the entire Let’s Talk Nation on LET’S TALK ABOUT IT, every Monday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm on 1680am WOKB, online at, on Facebook @letstalkaboutitlive or call-in to 407-894-1680. LET’S TALK ABOUT IT is Central Florida’s leading results-oriented radio talk show … This is a can’t miss show that will blow your mind! Reply Mama Mia Reply TAGSGreg JacksonLet’s Talk About ItRod Love Previous articleObituary: John McCain, who survived torture and ran for the US presidencyNext articleCandidates rally souls for support Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Mama Mia Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 I watched part of Senator John McCain’s funeral today on tv. His widow was holding up very well considering, but his daughter, was crying hysterically, and I felt like, I wish I could hug her, and try to comfort her, but of course, one can’t truly comfort someone in their grief, as it takes time to heal. Senator McCain’s widow is planning on running for Arizona Senate. I heard about the flags of our nation being ordered down to honor Senator McCain, only to have Trump order them back up the very next day, then about Trump being scolded, and then about Trump ordering the flags back down half mast. This is the most immature, ridiculous, and vindictive act I have ever heard of from a president. Trump does not have one bit of dignity or honor to his character, and I will never vote for him, or anyone else that attaches themselves to his hip, in order to get elected! Please enter your comment! The Anatomy of Fear August 29, 2018 at 10:21 pm My cousin called me and we were talking about McCain and Aretha. He told me that Aretha was to be buried with her shoes on, and he kept talking about her shoes. Well, I didn’t give much thought to being buried with shoes on, one way or the other. Today, on tv, I saw part of Aretha’s viewing and I saw the shoes! She had on a bright red dress and high heel red stilettos, like she was prepared to go dancing and partying! Now I know why my cousin kept talking about her shoes she had on….RIP Aretha.center_img 2 COMMENTS *****Let’s Talk About It, with Rod Love and co-host Greg Jackson, is an edgy new radio program that has a distinct “Apopka” tone.Rod LoveHosts Rod Love and Greg Jackson are well-known figures in Apopka. Love is a local businessman, was the co-chair of the Apopka Task Force against Violence, and was recently named the Orange County District 2 Commissioner. Jackson is a local attorney that ran for the Florida Legislature in 2016 for District 45, which includes a part of Apopka.The show airs on WOKB 1680AM on Mondays from 7-8 PM. You may also stream it online here.Let’s Talk About It describes itself as a show in search of results-oriented solutions. It tackles important subjects such as crime in urban communities, jobs, business growth, relationship with the police, transitioning from a mom and pop proprietorship to mom and pop incorporation and a whole lot of other action initiatives that affect the quality of life of individuals and families are the major focus. Its goal is to develop an understanding of the everyday needs and issues of people and assist in empowering them with the necessary information or motivation towards addressing such needs, all with the support of professionals or experts who will be the show’s guests.Greg Jackson  Let’s Talk About It has an interactive style of information sharing that is both entertaining and educational.  It acts as a vehicle for civic and faith-based organizations, small businesses and everyday citizens to be able to work together to foster a progressive development of communities’ interactivity with one another.To join the conversation tonight, call Let’s Talk About It at 407-894-1680. Episode 45From Let’s Talk about it with Rod Love and Greg Jackson Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 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GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti

first_imgArchDaily CopyAbout this officeAVP ArhitektiOfficeFollowSANGRADOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSveti Martin na MuriCroatiaPublished on May 03, 2013Cite: “GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti” 03 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panel – Terrazzo BlackStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Basiq SeriesIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsWoodLunawoodInterior ThermowoodWindowsswissFineLineSliding Windows – EvenMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMBlack Concrete – Concretal®-BlackSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Ceiling SailsDoorsECLISSESliding Door Opening System – ECLISSE Push&PullStonesMarini MarmiNatural Stone – Nuvolato di GréMore 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 Croatia Photographs Save this picture!© Sandro Lendler+ 19 Share Year:  Products used in this ProjectFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsPurpose and location of the buildingThe aim was to create a flexible residence with two bedrooms by redefining the archetypal idea of a family house.Save this picture!ConceptThe basic demands were to enjoy the view from the most parts of the house and the possibility of using the outdoor spaces throughout the year for activities such as dinner and childrens play.Save this picture!© Sandro LendlerGV-17 is one of the four different types of  houses that constitute the Sport resort of St. Martin. Surrounded by an orchard,  the site enjoys an ability of amazing views (towards the thick forest…).Concept and morphology of the buildingThe concept was to start from the simplest idea of the house and rotate the upper part. By doing so the architects formed an “L” shaped elevation which accentuated the entrance and covered part of the terace on the ground floor. Save this picture!© Sandro LendlerThe ground floor is divided into two levels following the smooth slope of the terrain overlooking the landscape below. The first floor consists of two bedrooms and a study gallery in between which opens to the terace on the west. Considering the orientations, the simple planning creates clean, elegant and functional internal living spaces  Save this picture!© Sandro LendlerConstruction and materialThe exterior walls of the building are made of 20 cm brick and concrete and a 20 cm termoisolation layer. On the ground floor the walls are colored in white as a contrast to the dark cement plates on the upper facade. The roof is covered with the same dark panels which adds a final touch to the design of the house.Save this picture!Exploded AxonProject gallerySee allShow lessNanak Emporium / MACh ArquitetosSelected ProjectsCentral Mosque of Pristina Competition Entry / Tarh O AmayeshUnbuilt Project Share CopyHouses•Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2013center_img GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP ArhitektiSave this projectSaveGV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti Architects: AVP Arhitekti, SANGRAD Year Completion year of this architecture project GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti “COPY” Manufacturers: Swisspearl Products translation missing: Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Photographs:  Sandro Lendler Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project last_img read more

Market Wrap up with Gary Wilhelmi

first_img Previous articleFarmers Always an Inch Away from a DisasterNext articleDrainage School To Focus On Regulatory Issues Hoosier Ag Today Facebook Twitter Market Wrap up with Gary Wilhelmi FinancialDow off 138 and was off about that much all sessionCrude oil $79.38Dollar up 16 at 82.44Euro ends below 1.25DAX index falls 2.1%Gold up $18 at $1584Global demand concerns hound crude and depress stocksEU summit begins Thursday but no solutions are expectedEU has one currency but multiple fiscal policies and deep cultural divides dating back centuries45% of S&P company business comes from the EUA fair question is, what is a greater risk to US equities, is it Europe or our own dysfunctional economy?I would say it is both compounded by poor leadership on either side of the Atlantic.Napoleon once said that an emerging China will ultimately tip the balance of economies.Grain and soybeansMother Nature trumped the economic problems in European and here at home.A further deterioration in crop ratings was expected in the weekly reportReally hot and continually dry conditions were the breakout springboard todayDecember corn resistance is now at $6.10 and then 6.40, November beans set new highs on the daily, weekly and monthly charts, and July wheat has a spike high up to $7.20Late planted beans in southern Illinois were put onto deeply dry ground coming out of a snow less winter and now things are much worseThe last such troubled year was in 1988 and if you want to go into the archives, the dust bowlThere has been some rain in dry Eastern EuropeNorthern China has also beef short on moistureTriple digit temperatures coming to the Chicago drawing area this Thursday and I have heard some 110 degree reports out west so watch out for prairie fires as well as the forest varietyLivestockHogs got hammered back 200 points off their highs late despite strong pork cutout at nearly $101The financial markets behavior messed up the meatsCattle are lurking near their support about $115 after cash fell $3 last weekCOF negative with placements at 115% of a year agoDollar strength curbs exports of all kindsThe dog days of summer are coming early and that suppresses appetites SHARE Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Jun 25, 2012 SHARE Home Market Market Watch Market Wrap up with Gary Wilhelmilast_img read more

RSF welcomes the release of six journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia

first_img to go further May 18, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information RSF condemns NYT reporter’s unprecedented expulsion from Ethiopia February 10, 2021 Find out more “But we must not forget that four other bloggers are still held on the same trumped-up charges and that other journalists continue to be detained just for doing their job. Such releases must not be carried out just because it is convenient in the run-up to a major international conference. The new government must reverse policy on freedom of information and allow other releases so that journalists are able to work without threat of arrest. Freedom of information is an essential part of development.”Although portrayed as a regional development model, Ethiopia is often criticized for its violations of civil liberties. The 2009 terrorism law is frequently used to gag government critics, especially journalists. Last year, threats forced six publications to close and dozens of journalists fled the country.Ethiopia is ranked 142nd out of 180 countries in the 2015 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. Reyot Alemu, a onetime columnist for the now-closed national weekly Fitih, one of the 100 press freedom heroes according to RSF, was freed this morning. Convicted in 2011 of “participating in a terrorist organization and preparing a terrorist act,” she was originally given an 14-year jail term that was reduced to five years in 2012.The justice ministry said her release was the result of a request filed by her lawyer arguing that she had already served two thirds of her sentence. Another journalist who was convicted at the same time, former Awramba Times deputy editor Woubeshet Taye, remains in jail.Two members of the Zone 9 blogging collective – Mahlet Fantahun and Zelalem Kibret – and three journalists who were arrested at the same time as them in April 2014 – Tesfalem Waldyes of Addis Standard, Asmamaw Hailegiorgis of Addis Guday, and Edom Kasaye, who used to work for Addis Zemen – were freed yesterday after all the charges against them were unexpectedly dropped.Four other Zone 9 bloggers – Atnaf Berhane, Befekadu Hailu, Abel Wabella and Natnail Feleke – continue to be detained and are facing up to 15 years in prison on terrorism charges.These releases come just days before the UN-organized Third International Conference on Financing for Development, which is due to start in Addis Ababa on 13 July. US President Barack Obama is also due to visit Ethiopia at the end of the month.“We can obviously only be relieved by the announcement of these releases, especially considering the conditions in Ethiopia’s jails,” said Cléa Kahn-Sriber, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Africa desk. News EthiopiaAfrica Journalist attacked, threatened in her Addis Ababa home Follow the news on Ethiopia Newscenter_img Receive email alerts RSF_en EthiopiaAfrica July 9, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 RSF welcomes the release of six journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia News Organisation Ahead of the Third international conference on the financing of development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian authorities have in the past 24 hours unexpectedly released journalist Reyot Alemu, two bloggers of the Zone 9 group and three journalists who had been arrested with them. Four other bloggers, as well as several journalists, remain behind bars. Ethiopia arbitrarily suspends New York Times reporter’s accreditation May 21, 2021 Find out more Newslast_img read more

Reporters attacked during new Serbian president’s inauguration

first_imgNews June 1, 2017 – Updated on June 2, 2017 Reporters attacked during new Serbian president’s inauguration SerbiaEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalists WomenViolence News Respect judicial independence in cases of two leading journalists in Serbia and Montenegro, RSF says June 7, 2021 Find out more Demonstrators protest against the Serbia’s new President, in Belgrade, on May 31, 2017. Serbia and Montenegro: Are judges protecting journalists or their aggressors? News July 2, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts News to go further Organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the violence by government supporters against journalists in central Belgrade yesterday as the police looked on without intervening. The journalists were there to cover the swearing-in of Serbia’s new president, Aleksandar Vucic. The attacks occurred as opposition activists began clashing with the thousands of Vucic supporters who had gathered outside parliament for the ceremony.Lidija Valtner, a reporter for the newspaper Danas, was filming an altercation between supporters of Vucic’s Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) and a Vucic opponent when she was attacked by two activists.One tried to grab her phone in order to prevent her from filming and, when she tried to defend herself, the two men seized hold of her and forcibly took her away to a neighbouring park.In an interview with RSF, Valtner expressed dismay that two plainclothes police officers watched this attack without coming to her help.Force was also used to prevent journalists with Vice, Radio Belgrade and the Cenzovska and Insajder websites from reporting or filming the demonstrations.“We condemn the attacks and acts of intimidation against journalists by members of President Vucic’s SNS party,” said Pauline Adès-Mével, the head of RSF’s EU-Balkans desk. “The use of such methods against the media is not worthy of a country that aspires to join the European Union.”Serbia is ranked 66th of 180 countries in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by RSF. Help by sharing this information RSF_en Nearly half of UN member countries have obstructed coronavirus coverage Follow the news on Serbia SerbiaEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalists WomenViolence June 29, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more