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Cottco Holdings Limited 2009 Annual Report

first_imgCottco Holdings Limited (COTT.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2009 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)  2009 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

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Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) HY2019 Presentation

first_imgEquity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw)  2019 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileEquity Bank Group Limited is a leading financial institution based in Kenya which offers products and services to private individuals and small-to-medium enterprises, and the corporate banking market. It operates in six geographical markets; Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The consumer division targets salaried customers or customers who receive regular remittances, such as a pension. The SME division provides financial solutions for working capital needs, property development and acquisition of assets. The corporate division targets large enterprises offering products and services that range from equity, mortgage and asset finance loans to trade finance, development loans and business loans. Formerly known as Equity Bank Limited, the commercial bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Limited. Equity Bank Group Limited is listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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James O’Connor – Australia, South Africa, or New Zealand?

first_imgMonday Jul 14, 2008 James O’Connor – Australia, South Africa, or New Zealand? Young Western Force centre James OConnor made history in this years Super 14, becoming the youngest ever player in the tournament. He’s recently re-signed with the Force in Perth, and will continue to play in Australia for now. But, he has the unique option of choosing to play for either one of the Tri Nations teams Australia, South Africa, or New Zealand.Australia is his home, but his grand parents are from South Africa, and mother and father from New Zealand. Hes played for Australia Sevens, but not for Australia A, which means hes still eligible for either one of the three countries, placing him in the unique situation of having to choose which country to play for.Its not presumptuous to talk about him playing international rugby at this stage either. After getting his break in this years Super 14 at the age of just 17, OConnor, who was originally touted to be a back-up player, impressed so much that he played in every game since his debut.He is just 180cm, weighs 83kg, and looks like a member of a boyband rather than a rugby player, but has grown in confidence with his four Super 14 appearances.It was everything I expected it to be; faster, harder, with bigger players, bigger hits and fewer open spaces.”Now the question is – which colour international jersey will he choose to wear in the future if the opportunity arises?“I had a bit of a chat to the New Zealanders but I’m happy with where I am right now.“I’ve always had the dream, from when I was young, to play for my country. So I definitely want to play in a World Cup, hopefully the next World Cup would be awesome if I’m ready for that.”This feature on OConnor, done by Total Rugby, gives us a great insight into the world of the talented young man whos sure to have a huge future, wherever he plays. :: Related Posts:: 17 Year old James O’Connor scores his first Super 14 try That man Nonu puts in a huge hit on young Force center Time: 04:39ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. ‘I’d pent-up frustration, a lot I probably didn’t realise’: Marcus Watson’s emotional Wasps return Set to turn 30 later this month, Marcus Watson had an early birthday present last weekend when he finally made it back into the Wasps XV. Gavin Coombes grabs four tries as Munster easy to victory over Zebre Gavin Coombes scored four tries at Zebre as Munster secured second place in the northern section of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup. Leinster finish with Rainbow flourish as fans attend RDS for first time in 16 months Retiring duo Scott Fardy and Michael Bent bowed out on a winning note as Leinster finished the Rainbow Cup with a victory over Dragons. Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. James O’Connor – Australia, South Africa, or New Zealand? | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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Wallabies crush the Barbarians in Matfield’s farewell game

first_imgMonday Nov 28, 2011 Wallabies crush the Barbarians in Matfield’s farewell game The Barbarians disappointed a Twickenham crowd of 51 212 as they went down 60-11 to a far more organised and determined Wallaby team. It was also a farewell for Victor Matfield, who captained the Barbarians in his final game, but had no joy on the day.  The game itself was fairly disappointing for the neutral as an invitational side packed with talent simply couldn’t withold the powerful Wallabies, who themselves bounced back well following a Rugby World Cup campaign that hadn’t gone the way they’d planned.Missing Quade Cooper due to injury, James O’Connor slotted into the number ten channel and proved to be a more than capable replacement, giving the Australians plenty to work with in future.While the Wallabies face Wales next week as part of their mini-tour, the day was also meant to be about one of the great servants to Springbok rugby, lock Victor Matfield, but he was left making tackles all day. Perhaps the festive catching up during the week was to blame for such a weak all round performance. “It was a fantastic week and, even though we lost the game by so many points, I will remember it for a long time. When you come up for the Barbarians you don’t have a lot of training, so some days you click, other days you struggle a bit,” he said. “Maybe the communication wasn’t there, there were one or two slipped tackles and then the other side get momentum and it’s hard to stop. Australia are a full international side and they know each other pretty well.“The Barbarians have two out of three now in the last three years against the southern hemisphere teams so why shoot them down after one bad game? I think it’s a fantastic idea and we need this in rugby,” added Matfield, who will now take on a coaching role within the Bulls setup. Below are highlights from the game, and we’ll have one or two other clips from it during the week. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueey90% of People Have No Idea What These Two Little Holes Are ForNueeyYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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SH House / 01ARQ

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/606483/sh-house-01arq Clipboard Houses “COPY” Chile ArchDaily Area:  674 m² Area:  674 m² Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/606483/sh-house-01arq Clipboard SH House / 01ARQSave this projectSaveSH House / 01ARQ Save this picture!© Aryeh Kornfeld+ 24 Sharecenter_img SH House / 01ARQ photographs:  Aryeh Kornfeld Photographs:  Aryeh Kornfeld Structural Engineering:Hoehman & StagnoContractor:RASIClient:Cristian SotoSite Area:1.092m2Principal Architects:Cristian Winckler.Pablo Saric.Felipe FritzCity:SantiagoCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Aryeh KornfeldRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesText description provided by the architects. SH house is located in Santiago de Chile close to Los Andes range, the area is composed of small rolling hills that are surrounded by mountains. The house takes this condition to frame views in several directions.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe lot has 1.000 sq meter area, with a difference of level that reaches 4.5 meters high. The main challenge was to achieve the integration of both immediate and distant landscape with house own programs. To this end stone walls, allowed the formation of different courtyards in different heights.Save this picture!© Aryeh KornfeldThe House appropriates the slope through single volume. At the entrance the first patio is organized by a small pond and a series of walls of ancient woods used on the railway lines.Save this picture!© Aryeh KornfeldThe kitchen is located at the south of the lot and it is surrounded by two small patios that makes cross ventilation possible and give light to the basement, were children play room is located.Save this picture!SectionThe bedrooms and privet areas are located in within a concrete volume that develops a 20mts span over the main courtyard without structural supports, under it, the living and dining areas are located surrounded by a large window that opens completely allowing integration with the main patio and the pool.Save this picture!© Aryeh KornfeldThe barbecue is located in an open space between the living room and a game room, from here is possible to access to the higher courtyard through a travertine marble staircase. The rooms are connected to this area by a terrace at the east of the concrete volume. The materials used are concrete, stone, carob wood and glass primarily.Save this picture!© Aryeh KornfeldProject gallerySee allShow lessHow MoMA PS1 Yap Winner Andrés Jaque Plans to Politicize WaterArticlesAD Classics: Robarts Library / Warner, Burns, Toan & LundeArchitecture Classics Share Architects: 01Arq Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Santiago, Chile Projects “COPY” CopyAbout this office01ArqOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSantiagoHousesChilePublished on March 09, 2015Cite: “SH House / 01ARQ” 09 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – FocusGlass3MInterior Finishes at U.S. Bank StadiumPartitionsSkyfoldMarkerboard Finish for Folding WallsFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlFiber Cement Cladding Panels in B66 Business CenterMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsSculptformClick-on Battens in WestConnex M8 JunctionPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesBruagBack-Ventilated Facades – CELLONTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea CosmosGlassDip-TechCeramic Printing for Public TransportationAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Porcelain StonewareApavisaSlabs – Wild ForestBulbs / SpotsAmbiance LumiereLighting – ZetaMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?SH住宅 / 01ARQ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 streamlast_img read more

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Lake House / Ana Paula e Sanderson Arquitetura

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/895748/lake-house-ana-paula-e-sanderson-arquitetura Clipboard 2016 Brazil Photographs:  Edgard Cesar Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeAna Paula e Sanderson ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAlexâniaBrazilPublished on June 09, 2018Cite: “Lake House / Ana Paula e Sanderson Arquitetura” [Casa do Lago / Ana Paula e Sanderson Arquitetura] 09 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore 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 Lake House / Ana Paula e Sanderson Arquitetura “COPY” CopyHouses•Alexânia, Brazil Architects: Ana Paula e Sanderson Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Edgard Cesar+ 29Curated by Pedro Vada Sharecenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/895748/lake-house-ana-paula-e-sanderson-arquitetura Clipboard Area:  890 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Houses Manufacturers: Aluflex, Carlos Motta, Portobello, Sérgio Rodrigues, TidelliSave this picture!© Edgard CesarRecommended ProductsGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60 PassivhausWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXText description provided by the architects. Designed to be a meeting place not only for the family but also for friends, the house is located on a wide plot with great ground unevenness is distributed in three different levels. The design in separated blocks does not interfere, though in the integration between social, intimate and leisure spaces. Starting from the idea of a simple construction, the blocks are defined by a floor and a cover with lateral closures made in eucalyptus logs that guarantee the shading and the visual protection.Save this picture!Section DDThe project is contemplated by a large lake in the background that turns the view into a protagonist element which is already present in the first and main block, which functions as reception and first shelter. At the entrance, marked by a covering balance supported by the stone clad walls of the service block, you can already see at the end of the room extension the leisure space that integrates perfectly with the view of the lake.Save this picture!© Edgard CesarAlso in the main block are the home theater, gourmet kitchen, main kitchen, service and staff rooms. The configuration and distribution of spaces give the block the appearance of a large area of conviviality that converts easily into a balcony by opening the glass panels, inviting the landscape that surrounds the project to the interior of the room.Save this picture!© Edgard CesarThe other block houses the intimate sector of suites of the family and, finally, a third building stands out partially overhanging. In it, the guest sector which has suites designed to receive friends. Integrating the three buildings, is the leisure complex formed by swimming pool, sauna, gym and locker room.Project gallerySee allShow lessIs It Time to Rethink Architecture Awards?Architecture NewsThe Role of Color in Architecture: Visual Effects and Psychological StimuliArticles Share “COPY” Projects Photographs Lake House / Ana Paula e Sanderson ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveLake House / Ana Paula e Sanderson Arquiteturalast_img read more

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Sir Lenny Henry opens the first virtual IoF Fundraising Convention

first_img“First person rather than omniscient storytelling. People can tell their own story better than we can.”Sir Lenny at #IoFFC pic.twitter.com/m9bVrEZmP0— Richard Sved (@richardsved) July 6, 2020 Great to hear from @LennyHenry this morning @IoFtweets #IOFFC #inspiration #plenary #virtual #conference the sense of community keeps coming through. “When we see a problem that affects us we try to fix it, together”— Terence Lovell (@tejlovell) July 6, 2020 Successful fundraising – allow people to tell their own story @LennyHenry #IoFFC pic.twitter.com/TwheYm10oR— Polly Symondson (@Pollysymondson) July 6, 2020 @LennyHenry – just brilliant ?? “Katanga my friend” indeed- #IoFFC – well done to all at @IoFtweets a brilliant start you’ve raised the bar!— David Mbaziira (@DavidMbaziira) July 6, 2020 Sir Lenny Henry in a peacock-print shirt, in our living rooms, inviting us all on a fundraising climbing holiday with Stormzy, The Spice Girls, Girl’s Aloud, Gary Lineker, Ian Wright and the cast of Dad’s Army #IoFCC. BEST MONDAY MORNING EVER.— Laurie Boult (@boultea) July 6, 2020 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. @LennyHenry on EDI – it’s not his full time job, but I recognise that some of us get charged with taking this on. “Look around your office. If everyone looks like you there’s a problem.” EDI Recruitment Guides coming tomorrow. #IoFFC— Elizabeth Balgobin ?️?? (@balgobinthinks) July 6, 2020 @lennyhenry says “Thank you to everybody in the #fundraising sector – you rock!” – yes we do! #IoFFC pic.twitter.com/2wTDEJCb4A— Sophie Maggs (@sophmaggs) July 6, 2020 “You don’t overcome things alone, you do it together.” The wonderful @LennyHenry was so inspiring! Thanks for a great start to the day @IoFtweets #IOFFC pic.twitter.com/iz9wvCT3rJ— Sarah Secombes (@sarahlousec) July 6, 2020 “If everybody looks like you, that’s a problem.” Exactly right @LennyHenry #IoFFC— Lucy Caldicott (@LucyCaldicott) July 6, 2020 Part 2 of my notes of Lenny Henry’s #IoFFC plenary pic.twitter.com/xvJlY82ex0— BoldLight (@boldlight) July 6, 2020 “Fundraisers rock. You rock like a rocky mobster” @LennyHenry #IoFFC pic.twitter.com/p2vEBYm44R— IoF North West (@IoFNorthWest) July 6, 2020 “We have to keep going, or all those vital things will go by the wayside. And we can’t have that. We can’t stop believing”. @LennyHenry talking commitment, humanity, solidarity, and the importance of the small stuff as well as the global. Inspiring message for the times. #IoFFC— Matthew Sherrington (@m_sherrington) July 6, 2020  554 total views,  2 views today @LennyHenry – it starts at the top -if you are on the board or organising things – look around your team & then look outside at the community you serve. Ask the hard questions – how do we serve you? how do we change? #DiversityAndInclusion #IoFFC— okusoka+co (@okusokaCO) July 6, 2020 Highlights of Lenny Henry’s opening plenary What a wonderful way to start a Monday morning. @LennyHenry with Stormzy, @akalamusic and the Krankies climbing Everest. What an image. #IoFFC— Elizabeth Balgobin ?️?? (@balgobinthinks) July 6, 2020 If everybody looks like you, it needs to change. ?????? #IoFFC— Victoria Winterton (@VictoriaPiaW) July 6, 2020 ‘Young people are engaged with (coronavirus) and they are seeing things, they are seeing people in much worse off situations than themselves…and THEY want to help.’ @LennyHenry – the future may be brighter than we think. #IoFFC #fundraising #movements #change— Veronica (@vbam22) July 6, 2020 First person storytelling instead of third person. @LennyHenry tells the sector that the days of *image of a poorly child*, narrator: “this is a poorly child” are gone. Make sure that you tell the story of your cause through your beneficiaries, not on their behalf. #IoFFC— Emily Hurrell (@Emme_B) July 6, 2020 A hearty laugh while talking about serious issues. Thanks so much @LennyHenry #IoFFC pic.twitter.com/OqVy3qCwRq— Tara (@TaraSherjan) July 6, 2020 “You rock” says @LennyHenry to all #fundraisers #IOFFC @IoFtweets pic.twitter.com/s6laslPrXN— Terence Lovell (@tejlovell) July 6, 2020 Sir Lenny Henry today presented the opening plenary of the Institute of Fundraising’s 2020 Fundraising Convention.Introduced by Convention chair-elect Claire Rowney, Sir Lenny spoke live from home to many of the 3,000 delegates who have registered for this year’s Convention.He talked about Comic Relief’s early days and its track record, of people’s instinctive willingness to give under even the hardest of circumstances, of the need to present peoples’ stories from their point of view, and the requirement for organisations like charities to reflect the people they work with and not just a sub-set of them.Sir Lenny answered questions from delegates and delivered an inspiring start to the three-day event.Appropriately enough, Claire Rowney began the opening plenary session announcing two special awards (which would normally have been presented as part of the National Fundraising Awards). The Outstanding Contribution to Fundraising went to Richard Taylor, and, a one-off award, the Special Recognition Award, went to… Sir Lenny Henry!  555 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 Tagged with: Celebrity Comic Relief Institute of Fundraising National Fundraising Convention Howard Lake | 6 July 2020 | News “Nothing happens without grit” – together we can overcome anything. Thank you Sir @LennyHenry #IoFFC @IoFtweets ?? thank you @clairerowney and we even got a KATANGA! pic.twitter.com/ElTw36oJXM— Sally Insley (@sally_insley) July 6, 2020 “What I’ve learnt over the past 30 years is the importance of sticking together ” What an absolutely brilliant opening plenary, Sir Lenny. Thank you. #IoFFC pic.twitter.com/Ikg5aisomh— Rob Cope (@robantonycope) July 6, 2020 #IoFFC trending at Number 7 in the UK right now – wow! Iour sector pic.twitter.com/oFx9z6CRxK— Matt Smith (@InnovationMatt) July 6, 2020 Sir Lenny Henry opens the first virtual IoF Fundraising Convention Great tips from @LennyHenry about using #storytelling to motivate #donors in this morning’s #IoFFC? Make it authentic and true? Don’t patronise the reader – they’re smart and informed! ? Let people tell their own story? Bring the reader into the [email protected]— Kat Carter (@KatC) July 6, 2020 “Compassion fatigue is a misnomer. We’re going to get through this. We’re going to keep giving, because we want to, and because it’s what we do.”Sir Lenny on the generous public response to the pandemic.#IoFFC pic.twitter.com/mayxp6PxFK— Richard Sved (@richardsved) July 6, 2020last_img read more

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Baseball’s racist legacy today as MLB finally recognizes ‘Negro Leagues’

first_imgMajor League Baseball first announced on Dec. 9 that it would finally incorporate all of the players, statistics and records from the “Negro Leagues” (NL) into its present-day records. Many said it was about time and that this recognition is long overdue.  Both sentiments are justified.Pennsylvania’s Homestead Grays, founded in 1912.Yet the truth is that this announcement was another reminder of one of the most heinous periods in U.S. history: the segregationist Jim Crow era. The NL, with over 3,400 Black players, existed from 1920 until 1948. The legendary Jackie Robinson had broken the color barrier of the MLB in 1947 when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers.Andrew “Rube” Foster was founder of the original seven teams in the NL, which grew into multiple professional and semi-professional teams in many states.  Segregationist rules barred these thousands of talented players from joining the mainstream MLB, founded in 1903, which remained all-white.  The Black players were forced to play in stadiums where Black and white seating was segregated and were relegated to stay in all-Black hotels and eat in all-Black restaurants while traveling in the Deep South. They had to endure racist taunts and epithets from white spectators in the North and South.  The great hitter, Josh Gibson.Among the legendary players in the NL were pitcher Satchel Paige, catcher Josh Gibson and Hank Aaron, holder of the most home runs in MLB history, until Barry Bonds eventually broke his record. Aaron hit nine home runs in the NL before he joined the MLB, where he played for over 20 years. Will these additional home runs be added to his heralded record?  It is anticipated that, after all the records are researched, Gibson will hold the single-season batting average record.  Referred to as the “Black Babe Ruth” due to his power hitting, Gibson batted .441 for multiple NL teams in 1943.Paige is considered by many sports experts to be the greatest pitcher ever.  He played for a number of NL teams. At age 42, he pitched for the MLB’s Cleveland team during the 1948 World series, which they won. He also pitched in a game at the age of 59! While the MLB has never allowed women to play in their league, three Black women played in the NL: Connie Morgan, Mamie “Peanut” Johnson and Toni Stone.  The legacy of MLB racism todaySome fear the MLB will attempt to elevate its own status by whitewashing the NL’s significance.  Clinton Yates, a Black sports commentator for ESPN, wrote in his column: “MLB elevating the status of Negro Leagues is the problem, not the solution. … It’s well known that the reason the Negro Leagues failed is because of MLB’s meddlesome approach. Once they started stealing the talent, the draw lessened. “If you want to get hardcore, you could argue that Robinson going to Major League Baseball was a death knell for Black baseball, not the other way around. Why? Because all the systems of development and expertise that came along with us being us were tossed aside to appeal to the concept of being the apple of the white league’s eye. “If Major League Baseball had simply allowed a handful of teams to operate their businesses within their framework, aka joining the league, we wouldn’t be where we are today with less than 10% of players in the bigs being Black.”  Yates refers to the MLB as the “sharecropping of American sports.”  (theundefeated.com, Dec. 16)Presently, only 7.8 percent of players in the MLB are African American compared to 68 percent in the National Football League and over 81 percent in the National Basketball Association. These low numbers in MLB reflect that racism is integral to baseball’s lack of recruitment of Black athletes, starting at an early age.  Michigan University baseball coach Erik Bakich states, “The game of baseball is too white. It needs more opportunities. Look at the cost of travel ball and these showcases. There are 9-year-old kids paying $3,000 a year for travel ball. That’s ridiculous. It prices out all of the lower income families, and that’s a mistake.“You look at every college campus, and the best athletes are on the football and basketball teams. We’re losing our best athletes to those sports because we are outpricing them out of baseball, and that’s baseball’s loss.” (USA Today, Aug. 14)The racism of the MLB did not stop just because it allowed Black players to enter the league in 1947.  It took 12 more years for the Boston Red Sox, the last all-white team, to recruit a Black player to their roster in 1959, that player being Pumpsie Green.  Rather than patting itself on the back, the MLB owes a detailed explanation of why it waited for over 70 years to right this wrong.  To help repair this injustice, the MLB could financially sustain and help bring more prominence to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Mo. The MLB announcement’s timing coincides with the momentous protests during the late spring, summer and fall of 2020, led by the Black Lives Matter movement following the lynching of George Floyd.  A number of MLB teams and players, along with basketball players, also refused to play to protest the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., who remains paralyzed.  Monica Moorehead’s twitter feed:   @mmashcatGloria Rubac contributed to this article.  FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Akridge and Plaut Assume Interim Roles at Purdue

first_img SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Akridge and Plaut Assume Interim Roles at Purdue SHARE By Andy Eubank – Jul 4, 2017 Plaut to Interim Ag DeanThere is administrative change happening at Purdue University and it includes the College of Agriculture. With Provost Deba Dutta now the Chancellor of Rutgers University, effective July first the role of interim provost has been handed over to Purdue Ag Dean Jay Akridge.“He reports to directly to the president of the university and kind of oversees the research teaching, extension mission across the whole university.”That is Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs Karen Plaut, and she is now serving as interim dean of the College of Agriculture. She shared her thoughts with HAT on her shift in responsibilities at Purdue.“It’s an opportunity and a pleasure to serve the college,” she said. “It’ll be lots of fun working across all the missions of the college. I also still get to work with my old boss, Jay Akridge, so I’m really happy to have him in that role and still get to work with him, so I’m excited about the opportunity to continue to move the college forward and really continue in the tradition that Jay did.”Plaut acknowledges that the popular and effective Akridge leaves big shoes to fill.“Jay has been a wonderful boss and it’s great to be working with him and I’ll do the best I can to fill those shoes. There will be an interim associate dean for research, Shawn Donkin. He’ll do much of the work that I was doing. There are a few pieces that will continue to do just to continue to shepherd those opportunities and move them forward.”She said Purdue will begin a search this fall for the permanent provost position.“At this point I’m pretty sure they’re going to do an internal search, and then people will apply and once that search process is over they’ll appoint a permanent provost.”Plaut added to her diverse background when she arrived at Purdue in 2010 as the associate dean for agriculture research. Facebook Twitter Akridge and Plaut Assume Interim Roles at Purdue Facebook Twitter Previous articleDow AgroSciences Helping Farmers in KenyaNext articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for July 5, 2017 Andy Eubanklast_img read more

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“Only a free press can hurt them”

first_img Help by sharing this information RSF_en Organisation May 3, 2010 – Updated on January 25, 2016 “Only a free press can hurt them”center_img Calling for the release of journalists and netizens imprisoned in Iran, Reporters Without Borders and Iranian exile journalists staged a demonstration outside the Iranian embassy in Paris today to mark World Press Freedom Day.To chants of “Freedom for journalists in Iran now” and “Mahmoud, predator,” they tipped hundreds of paper pellets into the embassy’s courtyard as a symbol of the Reporters Without Borders campaign “Only a free press can hurt them.”Those taking part included Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brik, who was released just four days ago after six months in a Tunisian jail, Reporters Without Borders vice-president Fabrice Drouelle, who is a journalist with France Inter, and Iranian photographer Reza Deghati.See slideshow: Newslast_img read more