Centum Investment Company Limited (CENT.ug) HY2019 Presentation

first_imgCentum Investment Company Limited (CENT.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2019 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Centum Investment Company Limited (CENT.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Centum Investment Company Limited (CENT.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Centum Investment Company Limited (CENT.ug)  2019 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileCentum Investment Company Limited is a Kenyan-based private equity firm specialising in providing investment opportunities for public and private companies in Uganda. This includes managing investment growth, development capital and buyouts. The private equity firm invests in companies which serve the needs of the domestic markets in sub-Saharan Africa and invests in both listed and non-listed companies in various sectors, including; banking, insurance, education, healthcare, energy, agriculture, industrial production, telecommunications, real estate, beverage manufacturing, automotive assembly, in-flight catering and dry-cell manufacturing. Investments in commercial services include Mumias Sugar Company Limited, Kenya Airways and Carbacid Investment Company. Centum Investment Company was founded in 1967 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Centum Investment Company Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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University Students’ Housing and Services / C+S Associati

first_img Text description provided by the architects. The students’ university housing in the former Fiat area at Novoli, Florence, was designed to adapt to the constraints of the brief – the perimeter of the lot, the alignment, the building height – and to use them as a spring¬board for original compositional and typological solutions that have produced a articulated, light-filled interior landscape inside severe walls. Despite the double-courtyard layout the building is far from inward-looking and imposes order on the wider context: the passageway that cuts crosswise through it is seen as a “city gate”, a way through the block and a focus for communal activities, as well as access to the students’ lodgings. The twin themes of “urban silence” and “constructed mass”, borrowed from historical city’s fabric but updated to reflect today’s different formal and plastic awareness, are evident on the solid though not impenetrable exterior facades.The continuous reinforced concrete base, grey wood shingles and glass-brick fascia are – of course – silent, evenly-coloured, unbroken surfaces but they are also loaded with positive vibes and nuancing ready to be transmitted to the interior. It is here that the building reveals the extent to which the elementary mass visible from the street is in fact a complex structure whose layout, planimetric variations and deviations of section generate a lean-looking though atmospheric interior of raw concrete streaked by form work and in some places deeply gouged. Understanding the building’s functional layout – shops, entrance and refectory on the ground floor; study rooms and services on the upper levels facing the principal street and lodgings (for 250 students) in the other three blocks – explains the layout of the external facades, and indicates how the kinds of materials used are related to the amount of light that reaches the interior. The students’ bedrooms (two types) are the outcome of painstaking typological research – the carefully calculated interlocking of reduced surfaces looks like a modern-day shot at existenzminimum – and successfully reconcile external balcony access with dual exposure towards the street, behind the shingle screen, and the internal courtyards with their coloured walls and quiet gardens. Save this picture!Courtesy of c+s associatiRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreThe halls of residence are typologically hybrid, with balcony access and dual exposure. The standard lodging comprises an entrance hall with a large window opening onto the access balcony, two bedrooms (18 sqm) and two bathrooms; a third bedroom (12 sqm), also with a bathroom, is situated towards the balcony and 80 cm higher to prevent passers-by from looking in. A second standard lodging has a communal area facing the balcony and at the same height, instead of the third bedroom.Project gallerySee allShow lessWestern Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards Call For EntriesArticlesUrban Farming in numbersArticles Share Projects Houses Italy CopyHouses, University•Florence, Italy “COPY” Architects: C+S Associati Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Save this picture!Courtesy of c+s associati+ 20 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/49294/university-students%25e2%2580%2599-housing-and-services-cs-associati Clipboard 2007 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/49294/university-students%25e2%2580%2599-housing-and-services-cs-associati Clipboard University Students’ Housing and Services / C+S Associati Year:  ArchDaily University Students’ Housing and Services / C+S AssociatiSave this projectSaveUniversity Students’ Housing and Services / C+S Associati CopyAbout this officeC+S AssociatiOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesEducational ArchitectureHigher EducationUniversityDabasFlorenceHousing3D ModelingItalyPublished on February 11, 2010Cite: “University Students’ Housing and Services / C+S Associati” 11 Feb 2010. 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LVF House / PSV Arquitectura

first_img Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/943303/lvf-house-psv-arquitectura Clipboard Lead Architects: CopyHouses•Villa Allende, Argentina LVF House / PSV Arquitectura LVF House / PSV ArquitecturaSave this projectSaveLVF House / PSV Arquitectura Argentina ArchDaily Area:  280 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Gonzalo Viramonte+ 24Curated by Clara Ott Share Ezequiel Vázquez, Milagros Porta, Máximo Sonzini Astudillo “COPY” Houses Year:  2019 Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Indusparquet, Chaosgroup, Dvr, Edificor, Moraschi, Oslo equipamiento, Reno Córdoba Amoblamientos, Trimble Architects: PSV Arquitectura Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Gonzalo Viramonte Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” Design Team:Ezequiel VázquezClients:López Vaca – FreytesCollaborators:Agostina CrosettoProviders:Dvr aberturas de aluminio, Reno Córdoba amoblamientos, Oslo amoblamientos, Moraschi, Ferrum, FV, Lafarge Holcim, Johnson Aceros, AcindarCity:Villa AllendeCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteRecommended ProductsAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panels – Soft Cells ReflectiveBulbs / Spots / Wall LightsiGuzziniLight Effects – TrickDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorWoodEGGERLaminatesText description provided by the architects. The house starts from the volumetric structure that forms a horseshoe on the ground floor with a juxtaposed prism that configures the upper floor. This arrangement of volumes allows the generation of an internal courtyard that organizes and illuminates the home and in turn allows the correct cohesion of the spaces.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteIn terms of functionality, the horseshoe allows to separate and distinguish two key areas of the daytime housing sector, a more private sector for the kitchen and the daily dining room, and a purely social one where the living room and gallery are located. Both spaces are linked by the central sector of the horseshoe that acts as a distributor and vertical circulation nucleus, and by the central courtyard that separates and visually links them and incorporates lighting and contact with nature in the spaces of the house.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteThe layout of the gallery and social spaces is not accidental, being closely related to the background of the land, for its use and enjoyment. On the upper floor, the distribution works in a similar way, in this case the vertical core located in its center separates and links the bedrooms with the main suite to this independence and privacy of the latter.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!SectionsSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteRegarding the expression of its facades, it seeks to highlight the juxtaposition of the volumes using stone and glass as the base where the white prism of the upper volume sits.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse of the Big Arch / Frankie PappasSelected ProjectsWood Innovation Design Centre / Michael Green ArchitectureSelected Projects Share Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/943303/lvf-house-psv-arquitectura Clipboard CopyAbout this officePSV ArquitecturaOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesVilla AllendeOn FacebookArgentinaPublished on July 19, 2020Cite: “LVF House / PSV Arquitectura” [Casa LVF / PSV Arquitectura] 19 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Nebula SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagRoom Dividers – Partition Wall MDFStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Mar del PlataWindowspanoramah!®ah! SecurityPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelCarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Orbital® 07 COLORpunkt®LightsNorka lightingLuminaire – BelfastMore 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 streamlast_img read more

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Life Block / Royal House Co.

first_img Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Japan Life Block / Royal House Co.Save this projectSaveLife Block / Royal House Co. Architects: Royal House Co. Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/947397/life-block-royal-house-co Clipboard Save this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.+ 43Curated by Hana Abdel Share Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/947397/life-block-royal-house-co Clipboard Manufacturers: NICHIHA, LIXIL , Nasta, Sankyo aluminum, TanitaArchitect In Charge:Haruhisa SaitoDesign Team:Royal HouseCity:FukuokaCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.Recommended ProductsResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsAir Facade Panels in Fonsanta RestaurationWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWindowsRodecaAluminium WindowsWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridText description provided by the architects. As Japan’s population ages and the birthrate declines, fewer people are living in their homes, and the number of homeowners is shifting to the younger generation, or millennials. We believe that housing will continue to diversify as people prefer to live in their own unique ways.Save this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.Save this picture!Block PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.We believe that the functions of a Japanese home (e.g., living room, dining room, bedroom, etc.) and the number of rooms in a house will give rise to a variety of different ways of thinking and living, depending on the number of people who live there.Save this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.In addition, the house will not only function as a home, but will also become multi-functional (e.g., shared offices, cafes, museums, etc.). And We have designed a completely new standardized house that responds to the needs of the Japanese way of life in the near future.Save this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.Save this picture!ElevationsSave this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.The rules of this house consist only of a 3m x 3m block design. The house is built simply by stacking the blocks together to conceive a structural design that combines seismic resistance, interior design, and variability. The function of these blocks can be thought of later and added to when the blocks are completed.Save this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.Save this picture!Housing Flow DiagramSave this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.This is a proposal for a house that does not have a fixed living style, but allows you to build up the space little by little after you start living in it, or to change your life in a flexible way.Save this picture!Courtesy of Royal House Co.Project gallerySee allShow lessBluff House / Rob Kennon ArchitectsSelected ProjectsFowóralé House / cmDesign AtelierSelected Projects Share Area:  108 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2019 CopyHouses, Residential Interiors•Fukuoka, Japan Projects ArchDaily “COPY” “COPY” Year:  CopyAbout this officeRoyal House Co.OfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsFukuokaOn FacebookJapanPublished on September 15, 2020Cite: “Life Block / Royal House Co.” 14 Sep 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Nebula SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagRoom Dividers – Partition Wall MDFStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Mar del PlataWindowspanoramah!®ah! SecurityPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelCarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Orbital® 07 COLORpunkt®LightsNorka lightingLuminaire – BelfastMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?福冈模块化灵活住宅 / Royal House Co.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 Life Block / Royal House Co.last_img read more

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Giving Campaign to develop new planned giving products

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 3 April 2003 | News Contact Phillip Mind at The Giving Campaign. 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. Giving Campaign to develop new planned giving products The Giving Campaign has started work on developing concepts for new charity financial products.Campaign staff are working with a group of financial sector experts from leading companies in the industry, with backgrounds in product development, sales and marketing, and fund management to create product ideasover the next couple of months.Phillip Mind, on secondment to The GivingCampaign from HM Treasury, is co-ordinating the project. Advertisement  13 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Institute campaigns for inclusion of fundraising in volunteering

first_imgInstitute campaigns for inclusion of fundraising in volunteering AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  22 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 5 August 2008 | News Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Volunteering The Institute’s new campaign is prompted by the launch of the Department of Health’s consultation ‘Towards a strategy to support volunteering in health and social care’, designed to act as a blueprint to inform other government-led volunteering initiatives.The Institute wants to encourage fundraising organisations whose work is supported by volunteer fundraisers to complete a survey about volunteer fundraising in their organisations.The survey findings will help provide the evidence base of the Institute’s submission to the consultation to ensure the contribution volunter fundraisers make, both in the NHS and more generally, are acknowledged and take the campaign forward.The last date for completing the survey is 12 September. Visit www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/volunteering 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

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Jussie Smollett and capitalist victim blaming

first_imgCharges brought against Black gay actor Jussie Smollett by the city of Chicago were dropped on March 26. But since then, not a day has gone by without his name being vilified by people who wish to see him in jail. Smollett is a star of the Fox network hit series, “Empire.”Smollett had reported to police that he had been attacked on Jan. 29 near his apartment building in Chicago by two people who yelled racist and homophobic slurs. Smollett never wavered in asserting the details of the attack. But the Chicago Police Department and the Illinois State Attorney filed felony disorderly conduct charges against him for “filing a false report.” The CPD claimed that Smollett had allegedly staged the attack by hiring two brothers, who were Nigerian, to carry it out. The criminalization of both Smollett and the Osundairo brothers began when information that the CPD was investigating Smollett was “leaked” to the media on Feb. 14. This accusation took no account of the CPD’s long history of convictions that relied heavily on confessions obtained through CPD torture.Corporate stations, nearly silent since the attack, then went into a frenzy repeating allegations made by somewhat famous, online fascist personalities and by the white-supremacist torturers of the CPD. The transparent collaboration of the corporate media and the U.S. “justice” system revealed, once again, how capitalist interests are tied to maintaining and cultivating a system of white-supremacist patriarchy. The charge against Smollett repeats the historical pattern by racists of “whitewashing” their own violence by blaming oppressed people of color. For instance, racists asserted for decades that the multiple Klan bombings of the Black community of Birmingham, Ala., were carried out by Civil Rights activists “for the publicity.” Corporate media hand-in-hand with racist copsLess than two weeks after the attack, the New York Post published an article quoting some of Smollett’s neighbors who expressed doubt about the legitimacy of the attack. One man went so far as to say: “It’s a lie because Chicago is the most liberal city around.” (Feb. 11) To anyone who understands the intense danger of liberalism, his statement is less a defense of Chicago and more an indictment. Even the liberal “comedians” of late night television joined the side of the cops. Trevor Noah’s “Daily Show” tweeted a “comedy” skit: “Coming this fall. The story of a poorly staged hate crime that rocked a nation: Jussie’s Lie.” In the skit, Jaboukie Young-White played the version of Smollet that the CPD and corporate media presented, an actor desperate for attention who stages his own hate crime. Ultimately, Young-White acts the buffoon along with the two men playing the Osundairo brothers. These were assigned a thick “Nigerian” accent — despite the brothers having been born and raised in Chicago. “Late Show” star Stephen Colbert joined in the “comedy” in his opening monologue, eventually saying: “Smollett cast himself as a fake national symbol for our real racial and political divide.” Then Colbert played a video clip of CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson claiming: “This stunt was orchestrated by Smollett because he was dissatisfied with his salary.”Despite these attacks against him, all charges against Smollett were dropped on March 26, leaving the city and capitalist media to shore up their racist defenses. The prosecutor who agreed to drop the case has stated publicly that he does not consider Smollett to be innocent.An hour after the city dropped charges, and during a police academy graduation ceremony, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson voiced their disdain for the decision, claiming Smollett damaged the city’s reputation. Emanuel said: “This is without a doubt a whitewash of justice, and sends a clear message that if you’re in a position of influence and power, you’ll get treated one way, [while] other people will be treated another way.” (chicagotribune.com, March 26)The mayor’s analysis of the situation is somewhat correct: If Smollett had been a Black person without the means to hire a lawyer and was instead left to an overworked, hostile, court-appointed defense attorney, he would likely still be in jail. Based on flimsy evidence and the words of the CPD, he would still be facing the danger of the white-supremacist courts of Chicago. For poor and working-class Black and LGBTQ communities of Chicago, the CPD dispenses what they call justice in the form of intimidation, torture and outright murder.CPD’s history of tortureIn a Feb. 21 briefing, Supt. Johnson stated that Smollett “paid $3,500 to stage this attack and drag Chicago’s reputation in the process.” But the very idea that Smollett or any one person could damage Chicago’s reputation more than what the Chicago Police Department has done is laughable. Few people in Chicago have not heard of the “career” of CPD Cmdr. Jon Burge, who guided his officers in the use of cattle prods, suffocation, Russian pistol roulette and beatings to gain confessions from suspects. The late night “comedians” and the corporate media goons are ignoring the fact that only in late 2016 did the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission act on cases of over 200 reports from victims of the CPD. Only until late July 2016 was the Illinois state Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission allowed to act on cases that didn’t involve Burge

.Possibly most shocking was a lawsuit filed by the Guardian newspaper that revealed an off-the-books, CPD-run torture site in Chicago called Homan Square. Between August 2004 and June 2015 at least 7,000 people, of whom nearly 6,000 were Black, were sent to Homan Square to have confessions beaten out of them. (theguardian.com, Oct. 19, 2015)Despite all this, we’re supposed to trust the word of the CPD in their investigation of a Black man who is openly gay? This same police force spent 13 months spinning a narrative that Laquan McDonald was “crazed” and attacked the cops who shot him. Then the finally released dashcam video proved his back was turned when CPD cops mercilessly gunned him down. We’re supposed to believe the “justice” system that on Jan. 17 acquitted the three CPD officers who attempted to cover up McDonald’s murder? The fact that any media outlet would report claims made by Chicago’s cops without mentioning their vile history is reason enough to find this “free press” guilty of cooperating with the white-supremacist state. Voice of the white-supremacist stateThe campaign against Smollett and all Black and LGBTQ people in the U.S. is not left only to the cops. Our capitalist ruling class has proven that their media outlets serve as the voice of the white-supremacist settler state. These lapdogs eagerly give platforms that cater to the interests of a select few racist billionaires, while actively promoting narratives which further oppression. Blaming individuals from oppressed communities, as well as political movements of oppressed people, for racist violence is nothing more than victim blaming. All liberation movements struggle against bourgeois state repression and big-business media propaganda, the enabling of hate crimes, structural violence from the U.S. police and military, extralegal violence from sanctioned vigilantes and neofascists, the theft of labor power and any other plan capitalists can devise.Whether it is the current U.S. attack on Venezuela, the murder of Black activists or any number of other hate crimes in the U.S., we can be sure that the capitalist media will side with and promote narratives that strengthen capitalist hegemony, patriarchy and white supremacy.Our duty is to resist and to put forward our own powerful narratives of  resistance.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Six months on, London NGOs renew calls for justice for murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

first_img November 2, 2017 Find out more United KingdomMaltaEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalists ImpunityViolenceFreedom of expression to go further News Receive email alerts “Press freedom, as a core human rights value, is grounded in the safety of journalists, and justice for crimes against them. Ongoing impunity for Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder serves to embolden the criminals behind this heinous act, deterring other journalists from vital work to expose corruption”, said Katie Morris, head of Europe and Central Asia at ARTICLE 19.”It has been six months since assassins deprived Malta of its bravest enterprising journalist, yet the investigation into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder has only netted several low-level suspects in her killing thus far. Until those responsible for ordering the crime are brought to justice, impunity will continue to reign in this hallmark case, with chilling consequences for press freedom in Malta, Europe, and beyond”, said Courtney Radsch, Advocacy Director for the Committee to Protect Journalists.“Daphne Caruana Galizia was an outstanding and courageous journalist, whose fight against corruption continues to inspire others. Her murder must not go unpunished and her family must be given justice”, said Index on Censorship chief executive Jodie Ginsberg.“As a body representing the media industry, we are fast losing faith in the government of Malta’s intention to bring the perpetrators to justice. It is apparent that the government is lackadaisical in finding the masterminds behind the murder”, said Ravi R. Prasad, Head of Advocacy for the International Press Institute.”On the six-month anniversary of the brutal assassination of our colleague Daphne Caruana Galizia, PEN is profoundly concerned with the behaviour of the Maltese authorities in relation to upholding freedom of expression in the country. In particular, we have lost faith in the independence, impartiality and effectiveness of the investigation into her assassination, which was ordered as a direct result of her investigative journalism. We are deeply disturbed by the ongoing legal harassment against her family and sources by the Prime Minister and his cabinet and the shameful behaviour of the management of Valletta 2018, the European Capital of Culture in relation to her memorial”, said President of PEN International Jennifer Clement.”Daphne Caruana Galizia was fearless in her attempts to uncover corruption in her country, one of the most patriotic things a person can do. Journalists working to expose corruption and money laundering are vital to the anti-corruption movement and any attacks on them undermine democracy and the rule of law. The Maltese authorities failed Daphne by not providing the protection she requested. They must not fail her and her family again by allowing impunity to prevail”, said Maggie Murphy, Senior Global Advocacy Manager, Transparency International.Press contact: Rebecca Vincent at [email protected] +44 (0)7583 137751. Though arrests have been made and three men are set to stand trial upon conclusion of the law courts’ compilation of evidence related to the case, the London groups continue to emphasise the need for full justice in Caruana Galizia’s case — that is for all those involved in the planning and the carrying out of the attack to be identified and prosecuted.Approximately 80 participants gathered outside the Malta High Commission for a lunchtime vigil to remember Caruana Galizia and renew calls for full justice for her murder. They were joined by members of the Caruana Galizia family. Excerpts of Caruana Galizia’s work were read aloud, and participants held bay leaf branches in solidarity with her supporters in Malta.The groups also held an evening event at the House of Commons, hosted and moderated by Tom Brake MP. Paul Caruana Galizia, the son of Daphne Caruana Galizia, along with Rebecca Vincent of Reporters Without Borders and Maggie Murphy of Transparency International detailed the current state of the pursuit of justice for Caruana Galizia’s murder and urged greater UK action to ensure justice in this case and address the broader cycle of violence against journalists and impunity for their attackers.Paul Caruana Galizia addressed the packed room: “My mother was assassinated for investigating crime and corruption in Malta’s state and government. Justice won’t come from the Maltese government. The UK must act together with the wider international community against the network of crime that has taken hold of Malta and eliminated its strongest independent voice”.The London events were part of a series of coordinated actions in cities across Europe and the United States, including Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dresden, Edinburgh, Washington DC, and Valletta.The following organisations co-sponsored the London events: Reporters Without Borders, ARTICLE 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists, English PEN, Index on Censorship, the International Press Institute, PEN International, and Transparency International.Comments by co-hosting organisations: “A full six months on, the investigation into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder has resulted only in the arrests of a few suspects, and no apparent attempt to identify the masterminds behind this assassination. That is not justice. We continue to call for everyone involved in the planning and carrying out of this heinous attack to be identified and prosecuted to the full extent of the law, and for concrete steps to ensure this does not happen again”, said Rebecca Vincent, UK Bureau Director for Reporters Without Borders. Follow the news on Europe – Central Asia News January 16, 2018 Find out more Ten years after launch of blog, murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia faces posthumous barrage of libel lawsuits Free expression and anti-corruption groups hold London vigil for murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia News Today in London, a group of free expression, press freedom, and anti-corruption groups renewed calls for full justice for the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. A courageous investigative reporter and blogger who relentlessly exposed corruption, Caruana Galizia was killed six months ago, on 16 October 2017, when a car bomb detonated as she drove away from her home in Bidnija, Malta. News March 5, 2018 Find out more Organisation United KingdomMaltaEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalists ImpunityViolenceFreedom of expression Help by sharing this information Three months on, free expression and anti-corruption groups call for justice for murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia April 16, 2018 – Updated on April 17, 2018 Six months on, London NGOs renew calls for justice for murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia RSF_en last_img read more

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Wynne concerned by possible public complacency around Covid testing

first_imgPrint Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisement “We must all work together to ensure that we fight this virus out of our community and that can only be done so by testing, contact tracing and self-isolation (when required).” she said.  Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Designed by Freepik TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Linkedin Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Twitter Previous articleMore than €390,000 for 11 organisations in Limerick from COVID-19 Stability FundNext articleLimerick SHC Power Rankings heading into quarter-finals Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Sinn Féin TD for Clare, Violet-Anne Wynne, speaking today on the news that a large number of scheduled Covid tests were marked as “did not attend”, as confirmed by the HSE. Teachta Wynne said; “I was truly shocked to hear that 119 people failed to show for their scheduled Covid-19 test over the 3 days of last weekend 29th-31st.“This figure represents the 3 testing Centre’s in the Mid-West (Derg Centre – North Tipp/Gaelic Grounds – Limerick and Cusack Park – Ennis)“These figures would represent people from right across the Mid-West and it is truly worrying that tests that were scheduled were missed. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “It is concerning news as we see a rise in those testing positive for the coronavirus in recent days locally.“The virus is still here and forecasted to be around for some time into the future, it is important that we keep testing in order to support the HSE and the public health officials in this fight to tackle this virus.“I would encourage all to attend any scheduled Covid test. Facebook LimerickNewsWynne concerned by possible public complacency around Covid testingBy Staff Reporter – September 4, 2020 161 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash last_img read more

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Brundidge adjustment board denies exception for cemetery plot

first_img Book Nook to reopen Published 3:00 am Saturday, August 31, 2019 The City of Brundidge Board of Adjustments met Thursday night to consider a request by Charlie Harris for a special exception to the R-3 (Multi-Family Residential) property he recently purchased on the north side of 7th Avenue to allow for a cemetery on the property.Dixie Shehane, board chair, told those in attendance that the public hearing was being held to give residents in that area an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns for or support of the special exception request.Shehane said the allowed uses for R-3 property include duplex apartments, a domiciliary, condos, townhouses but not a cemetery. Print Article Sponsored Content Brundidge adjustment board denies exception for cemetery plot Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “We are here tonight to consider Mr. Harris’s request for the special exception that would allow for a cemetery on his property,” Shehane said. “He will have an opportunity to speak as well those who wish to speak in favor or in opposition to his request.”Harris told those in attendance that, when he purchased the property, he was undecided as to its use.“But I saw need for a cemetery in Brundidge,” he said. “And, I have the property for a cemetery.” By The Penny Hoarder Email the author For those reasons, Harris said he had requested the special exception to the R-3 designation of his property.Harris said the cemetery would be on five acres in the middle of the property and would join the city’s Lakeview Cemetery.“The cemetery will not have tombstones so no tombstones would be in anyone’s front or back doors,” Harris said. “Me and my workers will keep the cemetery clean.” Harris said estimated that the five-acre cemetery would accommodate between 2,000 and 3,000 graves. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Betty Patterson expressed concern that the special exception would open the door for other ventures and her desire is to keep the 7th Avenue area residential.She cited a situation of concern “up the road” that has turned into a “juke joint” and situations where the police have been called.“We don’t want any more mess,” she said. Anglia McCray said residents don’t want a graveyard in their backyards and others said the value of their properties would decrease with the location of a cemetery in the area.Ron McKinney said 7th Avenue is an area when people live and children play and grow up.“It’s not a place for somebody to make money. We don’t want a cemetery.”The residents of 7th Avenue asked for a definitive map of the area that would show the exact location of the proposed cemetery, its exact size, the number of gravesites, the parking areas and where the parking areas would be and the location of the roads leading to and from the cemetery.The residents also expressed concern about the perpetual care of the proposed cemetery.Harris said he did not have a survey of the area showing any of that information.“It would cost a lot of money for a survey like that,” he said. “I’m not going to spend that much money and then get denied. When I get the special exception, I’ll get the survey.”Harris said his attorney informed him that he didn’t have to have a survey.Fifteen residents attended the zoning board meeting.None spoke in support of Harris’ special exception request. Shehane said the board received petitions and emails asking that Harris’ request for a special exception to R-3 zoning be denied. Shehane asked the board members for a motion regarding Harris’ request for a special exemption.Randy Ross made the motion to deny Harris’ request for a Special Exception to the R-3 designation of his property in the 7th Avenue area. Ross said the opposition of the residents is the basis for his decision.“I’m not opposed to a cemetery but our homes are our major investments. They are where we spend most of our time,” Ross said. “If our homes become a source of frustration and irritation, that will interfere with our quality of life. The residents of 7th Avenue have said they don’t want a cemetery. I vote no.”Board members Richard Baker, Constance Bivins and Charles Rogers also voted no.Earnestine Beachem voted in favor of the request. Shehane abstained, saying she was unable to vote due to the lack of information provided by Harris. 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