first_imgZambian Breweries Plc (ZAMBRW.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2004 annual report.For more information about Zambian Breweries Plc (ZAMBRW.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Zambian Breweries Plc (ZAMBRW.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Zambian Breweries Plc (ZAMBRW.zm)  2004 annual report.Company ProfileZambian Breweries Plc (Zambrew) is a brewing and beverages company; producing and marketing a wide range of clear beers and soft drinks. The company has a virtual monopoly on clear brew products in Zambia, with popular South African brands in its product range such as Castle Lager, Redd’s, Castle Lite, Carling Black Label and Ohlsson’s Lager. The company also produces strong, local brands to cater for local tastes which are marketed under the Mosi Lager and Eagle Lager brand name. The Soft Drinks division produces well-known international brands, including Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta and Schweppes. The company has two breweries and three bottling plants in Zambia. SABMiller has a majority stake in Zambrew (87%). SABMiller is one of the world’s largest brewers, with more 200 beer brands in its international product portfolio. Zambian Breweries Plc is listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchangelast_img read more


first_imgCottco Holdings Limited (COTT.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2008 annual report.For more information about Cottco Holdings Limited (COTT.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Cottco Holdings Limited (COTT.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Cottco Holdings Limited (COTT.zw)  2008 annual report.Company ProfileThe Cotton Company of Zimbabwe is known as Cottco and was formerly AICO Africa Limited. Cottco is the largest company in Zimbabwe processing and marketing cotton products for national and international markets, with operations in Zimbabwe, the rest of Africa, Europe and Asia. The company is involved in the procurement of cotton crops, buying and ginning cotton seed and marketing cotton lint and ginned seed. Cottco works closely with cotton farmers in Zimbabwe and offers agronomic and financial support to the end of the cotton-production process. Cottco has 20 outlets in cotton-producing areas in Zimbabwe, with its ginneries located in Chiredzi, Chihoy, Gokewe, Kadoma and Muzarabani. Cottco Holdings Limited was incorporated in 2008 and its headquarters are in Harare, Zimbabwe. Cottco Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more


first_imgBK Group Plc (BOK.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2013 presentation results for the half year.For more information about BK Group Plc (BOK.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the BK Group Plc (BOK.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: BK Group Plc (BOK.rw)  2013 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileBK Group Plc formerly (Bank of Kigali Limited) is Rwanda’s largest commercial bank by assets and licensed by the country’s banking regulator, National Bank of Rwanda. It offers a full spectrum of products and services for retail banking, corporate banking and central treasury. Bank of Kigali SA commenced operations in 1967; initially as a joint venture between the government of Rwanda and Belgolaise, with each owning 50% of the ordinary share capital. In 2007, the government of Rwanda acquired the Belgolaise shareholding which increased its direct and indirect shareholding in the Bank of Kigali to 100% of the entire Issued Shares. The Bank changed its name to Bank of Kigali Limited in 2011 under a new law relating to companies. Bank of Kigali Limited now has 79 branches located in the main towns and cities of Rwanda with its head office in the capital city, Kigali. BK Group Plc has a primary listing on the Rwanda Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more


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. Rupert Hargreaves | Friday, 19th June, 2020 | More on: ODX Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Omega Diagnostics (LSE: ODX) shares have been on a tear this year. Investors who were savvy enough to buy the stock in January have seen a total return of over 260% on their money. That’s vastly superior to the market-average return year-to-date.Omega Diagnostics shares jump on good news Omega Diagnostics shares have soared as the company has become a crucial part of the government’s coronavirus strategy. At the beginning of March, the firm became part of the UK Rapid Test Consortium (RTC).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…Part of the government’s five-pillar national testing strategy, the RTC, which also counts Oxford University as a member, is working to develop and manufacture a Covid-19 point-of-care antibody test.But this isn’t the only string to Omega’s bow. The company has also developed rapid testing for HIV and other viruses. At the end of April, the firm confirmed it had inked a material transfer agreement with diagnostic test producer Mologic. The two parties will now work on the development of Mologic’s Enzyme-Linked Immuno-Sorbent Assay diagnostics test.These deals should help underpin Omega Diagnostics shares. Still, at this point, it’s difficult to place a value on the stock. While the company earned a small profit between 2014 and 2017, the firm reported a loss in 2018 and 2019.However, analysts believe the company’s new agreements could help it earn revenues of up to £30m. This forecast is based on an assessment of the business’s testing production capacity.Sales growth As Omega reported just £9m of revenues for 2019, a jump to £30m could yield a significant increase in profits for the firm. Historically, Omega has reported an operating profit of around 5%.On revenues of £30m, this suggests the business could earn somewhere in the region of £1.5m of operating income on this optimistic broker projection. By comparison, Omega Diagnostics shares are currently valuing the business at £84m.As such, Omega Diagnostics shares look a bit expensive at current levels. Nevertheless, this is only a rough projection, and there’s no reason why the company can’t beat City expectations for the year.Long term potential As of yet, we don’t know how much of an impact on the RTC partnership will have on Omega’s profits. It could end up being a game-changing agreement, especially if it opens doors to produce additional tests for other markets. Considering the company’s experience in the testing market, and existing manufacturing capacity, this is a very real prospect. In this most optimistic scenario, the stock may increase further from current levels, depending on the scope of the new contracts, and revenue potential.Therefore, considering all of the above, Omega Diagnostics shares may have the potential to make you a fortune in the years ahead. However, this is a high-risk, high-reward investment.It may only be suitable for the most tolerant investors and should be owned as part of a well-diversified portfolio. See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves The high-calibre small-cap stock flying under the City’s radar If you are looking for growth stocks to include alongside Omega in your portfolio, there’s another small-cap stock that we think is worth buying right now, and it’s outlined in the report below. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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first_imgArchDaily Aguçadoura House / Raulino Silva ArquitectoSave this projectSaveAguçadoura House / Raulino Silva Arquitecto Save this picture!© João Morgado+ 32Curated by Pedro Vada Share CopyAbout this officeRaulino Silva ArquitectoOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPovoa de VarzimPortugalPublished on February 22, 2019Cite: “Aguçadoura House / Raulino Silva Arquitecto” [Casa Aguçadoura / Raulino Silva Arquitecto] 22 Feb 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsCabinetsFlorenseCabinet – FloAirWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagStair Railing – CELLON®LightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAHigh Speed Hand Dryers – Aerix+BoardsForestOneLaminate – EGGER laminatesAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Metal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightAccolade Wall Light at River Dental OfficeBricksStröherClinker Brick Slips – StiltreuMore 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 Aguçadoura House / Raulino Silva Arquitecto Manufacturers: Africa Stone, Acor, Alumínios Vilas Boas, Vidraria da PóvoaSave this picture!© João MorgadoRecommended ProductsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82DoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteText description provided by the architects. Aguçadoura House is located in a small allotment in a bathing village with the same name in the north of Portugal. Taking advantage of the unique climatic conditions and soil quality the surroundings are also known for having many greenhouses used for growing vegetables.Save this picture!© João MorgadoSave this picture!Ground Floor Plan and ElevationsSave this picture!© João MorgadoOver the years the allotment had a slow growth so there are still some empty allocations near Aguçadoura House. The plot is a combination of two parcels of land being that the house occupies only one and the other one is for the garden. However, there is a shared porch that can be used for car parking placed between the two parcels.Save this picture!© João MorgadoSince there is still no other construction next to the house, it was important to treat the blind gable as the remain facades of the building and give it a cohesive appearance using the same materials and sharp finishing. The entrance to the house is made by a few steps which take us to a small atrium. From that, we have access to the living room facing both North and West, the kitchen facing South and a small bathroom. We still have access to the main aisle and the stairs.Save this picture!© João MorgadoDownstairs we have the garage, a space shared by the laundry and technical area and a small bathroom. In the upper floor, there are two bedrooms, one facing South and another facing West, sharing the same bathroom and a suite. The suite is organized with an illuminated vestibule which connects the bedroom facing North, the closet, and the bathroom.Save this picture!© João MorgadoProject gallerySee allShow lessVitra Design Museum Explores the Work of Balkrishna DoshiArchitecture NewsAIA New York Selects the City of Dreams Pavilion to be Built from Salvaged TimberArchitecture News Share Photographs:  João Morgado Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs Year:  Houses Architects: Raulino Silva Arquitecto Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/898085/agucadoura-house-raulino-silva-arquitecto Clipboard 2018 CopyHouses•Povoa de Varzim, Portugal Portugal Area:  210 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/898085/agucadoura-house-raulino-silva-arquitecto Clipboard “COPY” “COPY”last_img read more


Oliver Morgan writes in today’s The Observer about the latest use by marketers of mobile ‘phones. BT Cellnet is teaming up with brewers Whitbread to offer electronic vouchers via mobile ‘phones. Some mobile ‘phones allow their users’ physical location to be tracked. These vouchers will be sent when a mobile user is near a pub or bar, offering them a free pie with a pint or some other deal.Can this – indeed, should this – facility be applied by fundraisers? Is it relevant for charities to notify mobile ‘phone users of the deals available in the charity shop just round the corner? Perhaps emergency appeal charities will notify ‘phone users that they can make their payment at the bank or post office just up the road. Or more likely, will some charities’ commercial affinity product partners use the mobile ‘phone in this way to encourage users to visit their local branch to sign up for their latest charity-supporting product?Just because a technology offers this facility does not mean it should be used by non-profit organisations. UK Fundraising, however, looks forward to hearing if any charities are planning to extend their fundraising in this way. Advertisement Tagged with: Digital 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 5 December 1999 | News  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis New tune for instant fundraising appeal? read more


first_img Howard Lake | 12 October 2009 | News Across the Divide organises ‘Ride of Britain’ for Ben Fogle and James Cracknell in aid of SSAFA Forces Help Across the Divide is a leading company in organising charity and corporate challenges and was approached by SSAFA to manage the logistics for the Ride of Britain. Across the Divide was responsible for checking the suggested route for deviations and road works, all health and safety elements and the provision of professional staff and medics.Karen Woodgate from SSAFA says, “We couldn’t have done this without using a company like Across the Divide. With ATD involved, it left us free to concentrate on raising awareness, fundraising and co-ordination. All of the logistics have been handled by Across the Divide and the help provided has been essential.”Quality and safety is paramount to Across the Divide, and the company provided three highly qualified expedition medics to accompany Ben and James. Throughout the journey, the pair were followed by a high visibility van, carrying the three medics and a rickshaw mechanic.Ben Fogle says, ‘Behind every challenge and adventure is a logistics team that work tirelessly behind the scenes. Across the Divide provide the support and logistics that ensured a safe and successful adventure. They organised the event in record time without compromising safety or quality. Quite simply, we couldn’t have done it without them’ Ben FogleAcross The Divide has over 13 years experience of organising exceptional worldwide challenges and has helped to raise over £43 million pounds for worthy causes. Quality and safety is paramount to Across the Divide and all events are planned using highly qualified staff and experienced UK medical teams.For further information, check out http://twitter.com/Benfogle http://twitter.com/SSAFAForcesHelphttp://www.rideofbritain.org.uk/Further press information is available from Kate O’Sullivan or James Tuck at ADPR on 01460 241641 or email [email protected] [email protected] 2009 (ATD 13)Kate O’SullivanAccount ManagerADPR LTDThe Old Apple StoreNew Cross CourtWest LambrookSouth PethertonSomersetTA13 5HZTel:01460 241641Fax: 01460 242719www.adpr.co.ukEmail: [email protected]  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Across the Divide, has stepped up to the challenge by organising an extreme event for charity in the space of just ten days.The challenge event specialist was approached by the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help, to manage the operations of an expedition being undertaken in support of the charity by well known adventurers Ben Fogle and James Cracknell.On October 3, the pair began a 450 mile, non-stop rickshaw marathon from Edinburgh to London, completing the challenge in just 53 hours, to arrive in London in time for the Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards. Throughout the duration of the gruelling expedition, Ben and James cycled both day and night, taking it in turns to rest for short periods of time. Advertisementcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Celebrity Consulting & Agencies Events 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.last_img read more


first_imgSeattle — The Northwest Detention Center Resistance held a protest against immigrant detention on July 14 at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. Outside the prison, which is privately owned by the GEO Group, a 24-hour occupation continued in solidarity with the prisoners, which has been going on for weeks.Two mariachi bands played outside the prison. The music was sent in over phones to some prisoners inside. Maru Mora Villalpando, an organizer on the outside, spoke with a prisoner on the inside and communicated his message to a large rally. He said that 170 prisoners had gone on a two-day hunger strike and thanked the demonstrators for their ­solidarity.The prisoners sent the following message: “We decided to begin a hunger strike on Saturday, July 14, in the morning, once we heard our supporters would be outside the facility on Saturday afternoon, to show we also support them, and expose the problems in here, problems with food getting worse, and in support of the families separated at the border and the children in detention.“We want people detained to know we are not alone, to know that by being united in here our voices can be heard outside. So that everyone knows of the assaults and harassment we suffer at the hands of Geo guards.” (tinyurl.com/FB-NWDCR)FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more


first_img MozambiqueAfrica Condemning abusesProtecting journalists ImprisonedFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Joint letter to Mozambique’s president about journalist’s disappearance September 4, 2019 RSF and 11 other NGOs write to Pope Francis on eve of Mozambique visit RSF_en On the eve of a papal visit to Mozambique, where press freedom is under threat just weeks ahead of a general election, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and 11 other human rights groups have written to Pope Francis asking him to press the Mozambican authorities to respect and promote human rights. Reports News Mozambique is ranked 103rd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index, four places lower than in 2018. Investigative reporter Estacio Valoi was imprisoned for several days in December 2018 on a charge of spying for the rebels. Another reporter, Amade Abubacar, was arrested a few weeks later while interviewing rural residents fleeing the violence. He was finally released provisionally on 23 April but is still charged with “incitement” and “insulting state officials.” Pope Francis waves from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter’s square during the weekly Angelus prayer on September 1, 2019 at the Vatican. Tiziana FABI / AFP The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa Read the open letter to Pope Francis below Help by sharing this information MozambiqueAfrica Condemning abusesProtecting journalists ImprisonedFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Related documents joint_open_letter_popes_in_mozambique.docxVND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.WORDPROCESSINGML.DOCUMENT – 44.71 KB News to go further Mozambique: Case of missing Mozambican journalist referred to UN Receive email alerts The joint open letter by the 12 human rights organizations urges the pope to ask the government to “take concrete and meaningful steps to respect, protect, promote and fulfil human rights.” November 27, 2020 Find out more April 28, 2020 Find out more News July 3, 2020 Find out more Organisation As Mozambique prepares for a general election on 15 October, RSF points out that many journalists were attacked or subjected to acts of intimidation during last year’s municipal elections. RSF is particularly concerned about the arbitrary arrests of the few journalists who have tried to cover an Islamist insurrection in which hundreds of people have died in the northeastern province of Cabo Delgado. Follow the news on Mozambiquelast_img read more


first_imgwellesenterprises/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NOTRE DAME, Ind.) — Before arriving on campus at the University of Notre Dame earlier this month, nearly all undergraduate and graduate students took COVID-19 tests. More than 11,800 tests yielded 33 positive cases, for a positivity rate of 0.28%.By Aug. 18, eight days after classes started, the campus had 147 confirmed cases and a positivity rate of nearly 16%. The cases had overwhelmed the school’s testing and isolation measures and put the remainder of the fall semester in jeopardy, school officials said. That day, the university announced that undergraduate students would be going virtual for at least two weeks.The university is one of hundreds of schools attempting to reopen with students on campus amid the pandemic. It’s also among those making headlines for its increase in COVID-19 cases since welcoming back students.Notre Dame has been committed to reopening its campus since the spring. In late May, its president, Father John I. Jenkins, penned a New York Times opinion piece with the bold headline, “We’re Reopening Notre Dame. It’s Worth the Risk.” Whereas some schools — notably the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill — have pivoted to virtual learning amid coronavirus outbreaks this fall, Notre Dame is continuing to prioritize on-campus learning.The rising cases — which now total nearly 500 — caused the school to “come up with a new battle plan,” Provost Marie Lynn Miranda said in a video address to students last Friday.Part of that plan is keeping undergraduates, an overwhelming majority of whom have tested positive for the virus, out of classrooms until at least Sept. 2. The school should have an update on a return to in-person learning by Friday, a spokesman told ABC News.The university has also expanded its COVID-19 testing. On Friday, it launched randomized testing of its student body to help identify asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic cases. Over the five days since, Notre Dame conducted 2,175 total tests — about half of the overall number of tests it’s conducted since Aug. 3. The campus positivity rate has decreased to around 3%.Increased testing is a welcome move for third-year Notre Dame law student Rachel Palermo, though it’s one she wishes the school had implemented from the start.“I think that the testing has been a huge problem,” Palermo told ABC News.The university had initially advised that only those students with a set criteria of symptoms look into getting tested. Now, anyone who believes they have had direct contact with someone infected with COVID-19 can get a test — something Palermo also believes should have been the case from the beginning.“I think the only way to be safely in person is to mandate regular testing of all students,” she said. “I know it’s expensive, but it’s worth it.”Testing is a sticking point for others in the community. A petition started last week is demanding that COVID-19 testing be made available for the entire student population. The student newspaper, the Observer, has also called for more data in the university’s COVID-19 dashboard, including hospitalizations, recoveries, available quarantine and isolation spaces and demographics of students testing positive. This week, the university updated the dashboard to include some new data, including a rolling seven-day average of positive cases and a breakdown of cases by undergraduates, graduates and employees.Observers say messaging has been mixed, too, as the university brought some 12,000 students back on campus amid new coronavirus protocols.“Notre Dame’s biggest issue is a lack of discipline on messaging,” Chris Marsicano, founding director of the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College — which is tracking higher education institutions’ responses to COVID-19 — told ABC News. He pointed to reports that the university’s president apologized earlier this month after failing to comply with the school’s recommended social distancing guidelines while taking selfies with students.“Discipline of the messaging is important for places that are big,” Marsicano said. “It’s hard to keep tabs on every single student.”Language on disciplinary action had also been “very vague,” Palermo said. Still, she noted that it’s gotten stricter since the rise in cases. Last week, the university limited gatherings to 10 people, down from 20, and officials warned that students who fail to comply with health protocols could face “severe disciplinary action,” including dismissal.University spokesman Paul Browne told ABC News that compliance with COVID-19 measures has been strong on campus — there haven’t been any cases linked to classrooms, he said — but “not as much off-campus.” The initial outbreaks were tied to a couple of off-campus parties where students weren’t wearing masks and spread the virus from there, officials said. Recent testing hasn’t found any other super-spreader events, Browne said.The university is currently weighing disciplinary action for several students who failed to comply with health protocols, such as mask-wearing or social distancing, or didn’t isolate or quarantine when required to, Browne said.“In some instances, we’ve had students leave those quarters to go out to get food, or just leave,” he added.Browne said students themselves have been effective at spreading the message to follow health protocols through social media and the student newspaper.“I think their engagement has probably been as, if not more, effective than messaging from the administration,” he said.One student recently started an Instagram account on “why we do our part to prevent the spread.” Another, who said he went to the hospital after contracting the virus, pleaded with students to follow protocols in a letter to the editor published in the Observer this week.“The past is the past, and there is nothing we can do to change that,” he said. “What we can do is begin to take this virus seriously even when the people in power and those closest to us refuse to do so.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. 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