MCB Group Limited (MCBG.mu) 2007 Abridged Report

first_imgMCB Group Limited (MCBG.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Financial sector has released it’s 2007 abridged results.For more information about MCB Group Limited (MCBG.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the MCB Group Limited (MCBG.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: MCB Group Limited (MCBG.mu)  2007 abridged results.Company ProfileMCB Group Limited is a financial holdings company that, together with the several subsidiaries running under it, operates in three clusters; banking, non-banking financial and other investments. The non-banking financial sector is involved in factoring and leasing while the MCB Capital Markets Limited offers services such as corporate finance advisory, asset management, stockbroking, private equity and registry. The Group also assists micro and small entrepreneurs. The services offered by the company include, offers current, savings, and foreign currency accounts; fixed and term deposits; personal, educational, motor, green, and housing loans; term loans; and working capital finance, term funding¸ structured finance, private equity finance, and leasing services, as well as credit and prepaid cards. MCB Group Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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PZ Cussons Ghana Limited (PZC.gh) 2009 Annual Report

first_imgPZ Cussons Ghana Limited (PZC.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about PZ Cussons Ghana Limited (PZC.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the PZ Cussons Ghana Limited (PZC.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: PZ Cussons Ghana Limited (PZC.gh)  2009 annual report.Company ProfilePZ Cussons Ghana Limited is a consumer goods company in Ghana which manufactures, distributes and sells electrical appliances and healthcare products such as soaps, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. The company operates in 4 categories: personal care, home care, food and nutrition and electrical appliances. Personal care brands include Camel, Carex, Cussons Baby, Imperial Leather, Premier and Premier Cool and Robb. Brands in the electrical appliance range include Thermocool; the nutritional range includes Nunu and the home care range includes Morning Fresh. PZ Cussons Ghana Limited is a subsidiary of PZ Cussons (Holdings) Limited. PZ Cussons Ghana Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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First Mutual Holdings Limited 2009 Abridged Report

first_imgFirst Mutual Holdings Limited (FMHL.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2009 abridged results.For more information about First Mutual Holdings Limited (FMHL.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the First Mutual Holdings Limited (FMHL.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: First Mutual Holdings Limited (FMHL.zw)  2009 abridged results.Company ProfileThe Group has more than a hundred years of serving Zimbabwe by provision of economic dignity though its strategic business units. We have diverse interests in life assurance, health insurance, short term insurance; short term re-insurance; long term re-insurance; wealth management, property sector, funeral services and microfinance housed under the following subsidiaries; First Mutual Life, First Mutual Health, NicozDiamond Insurance, First Mutual Reinsurance, FMRE Property & Casualty (Botswana), First Mutual Wealth Management, First Mutual Properties, First Mutual Funeral Services and First Mutual Microfinance. First Mutual Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.last_img read more

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Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) 2011 Annual Report

first_imgNairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2011 annual report.For more information about Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke)  2011 annual report.Company ProfileNairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Limited operates as a securities exchange in Kenya offering an automated platform for the listing and trading of various securities such as debt, equity and derivative securities. It provides clearing and settlement services for transactions in derivative securities through its subsidiary, NSE Clear Limited. It also acts as a central counterparty in derivative securities transactions. Kenya is one of the fastest growing economies in sub-Sahara Africa and NSE plays a vital role in this growth by encouraging savings and investments as well as helping local and international companies access cost-effective capital. The securities exchange operates under the jurisdiction of the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya; is a full member of the World Federation of Exchange; a founding member of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA); the East African Securities Exchanges Association (EASEA) and the Association of Futures Market. Nairobi Securities Exchange is a partner exchange in a SSE initiative led by the United Nations. Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Barnardos fundraising income increases in Ireland by 12%

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9  179 total views,  3 views today Tagged with: Finance Ireland Howard Lake | 29 June 2017 | News Watch: Barnardos’ Young People’s Ambassador David Rawle’s appealRawle called on the Irish public to support Barnardos’ National Collection day in September 2016[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr1BvMzs-ME[/youtube] Barnardos Ireland fundraising income increases  (11 February 2014)Barnardos Ireland income falls (9 September 2015)Barnardos Ireland closes for a week due to drop in voluntary income (15 August 2012) Advertisement Fundraising income at Irish children’s charity Barnardos increased by 12% in 2016, according to the charity’s latest accounts.Total fundraising income was €7.5 million in 2016, against €6.7 million the year before. Income from shops was €1.2 million slightly down on the year before but the net contribution from shops was €195,000, up from 2015.In 2016 Barnardos’ total income was €24 million, up from €23 million in 2015. 62% of the charity’s income came from government funding, with the balance from fundraising.Barnardos biggest income source is committed and cash which increased last year to €3.7 million from €3.5 million. Barnardos invests heavily in face to face fundraising and last year said it spoke to over 3000 people in this context. The biggest growth area, however, was legacies which jumped from €340,000 to €1.5 million.Corporate, events and schools returned €1.4 million last year, slightly down from €1.5 million. Trust income grew in 2016 to €623,000 thanks mainly to a large grant from Atlantic Philanthropies (AP).Barnardos has been a recipient of grant aid from AP over many years and despite the foundation’s announcement that it is winding down its grant giving the Barnardos grant was nearly €100,000 more than the year before.Fundraising costs held steady at €2.5 million while the cost of the shops operation was €990,000 down from just over €1 million. Barnardos fundraising income increases in Ireland by 12% 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.  180 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9last_img read more

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Charity Bank amongst ‘best for the world’ B Corporations

first_img Howard Lake | 13 September 2017 | News Charity Bank amongst ‘best for the world’ B Corporations AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Charity Bank staff celebrate after being named among Best for the World in global business honours Patrick Crawford, Chief Executive of Charity Bank, said: “We are proud to be recognised as an organisation that seeks to maximise its social impact. These honours evidence how we put our social purpose and customer interests at the heart of our governance and decision- making. We stand with other organisations using business as a tool to build a better world.”Other Certified B Corporations that were announced as 2017 Best for the World Honourees, include Patagonia, Seventh Generation, National Co+op Grocers, and Business Development Bank of Canada.center_img Tagged with: Awards B Corporations Finance Charity Bank launches ethical ISA (7 March 2017)Charity Bank makes its 1,000th loan (3 July 2012)Charity Bank rebrands and adds new services (30 May 2008)  163 total views,  1 views today  164 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Charity Bank has been named as one of the best B Corporations in two categories.The ethical bank that works to use money for good was selected from more than 2,200 Certified B Corporations by an independent assessment. It was recognised as being in the top 10 per cent of two categories:• Best for Customers for creating the most positive impact on its customers, and• Best for the Long Term for creating an innovative governance structure to protect its mission for the long term.The list of best B Corporations are based on an independent, comprehensive assessment carried out by B Lab, the non-profit governing body of the standards. The full assessment measures a company’s impact on:its workerscommunitycustomersenvironment.What is a B Corporation?B Corporations are companies that meet the highest standards of verified overall social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, and aspire to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.B Corporations that score in the top 10 per cent are regarded as setting a gold standard for businesses wanting to make a positive difference to the world around them.Charity Bank as a B CorporationCharity Bank became the first bank in Europe and sixth organisation in the UK to become a Certified B Corporation in January 2015. Today, there is a growing community of 150 Certified UK B Corporations. It is entirely owned by charitable foundations, trusts and social purpose organisations and its staff do not receive discretionary bonuses. Money saved with the bank is lent to charities and social enterprises working to create lasting social change in communities across the UK. Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab, said: “Companies like Charity Bank are proving that business can be a force for good for all stakeholders. We’re proud to share their achievement in a meaningful way. Best for the World is the only list of businesses making the greatest positive impact that uses comprehensive, comparable, third-party-validated data about a company’s social and environmental performance.”last_img read more

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What we’re reading: Hurricane Sally causes record floods, Big Ten Conference proceeds with football season

first_imgTwitter Previous articleTCU Rhino Initiative Club plans screening, giveaways for World Rhino DayNext articleNursing students concerned about not reaching required clinical quotas Stephanie Joynt RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ReddIt Stephanie Joynthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/stephanie-joynt/ Linkedin ZaLat Pizza overcomes COVID-19 challenges Stephanie Joynthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/stephanie-joynt/ Facebook Stephanie Joynt printHurricane Sally makes landfall in AlabamaHurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning in Gulf Shores, Alabama, after being noted as a Category 2 storm. According to NBC News, the storm has created “threatening record floods” and 105 mph winds overnight. Power went out overnight for more than 230,000 customers, according to NPR. There is worry the storm could bring tornadoes later this week. U.S. records highest number of daily COVID-19 cases in over a monthMore than 52,000 new coronavirus cases were confirmed, the highest number this month. Due to fires along the western U.S. and the hurricane in the South, people have been forced to seek shelter. These natural disasters have contributed to a spike in cases. According to The Wall Street Journal, it is “harder for people to take the preventative measures.” The new nation death toll is closing in on 196,000.  Boeing 737 Max jet landing at Boeing Field in Seattle. Photo by Elaine Thompson at 3:15 p.m. on June 29, 2020 (Elaine Thompson via AP)The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee review Boeing’s 737 Max jetlinerAfter review, a congressional report found the Boeing 737 Max jetliner failed due to lack of management, false assumptions and deception to the public. The 238-page report reveals how engineers questioned the safety of the aircraft. However, they were quickly dismissed because their claims were “lacking importance or jeopardizing the development timeline or budget,” according to USA Today. There is now backlash from families of victims who were on the plane crashes, who believe the re-certification of Boeing should not be considered. Big Ten football to proceed in October with strict medical guidelinesThe Big Ten Conference announced that the Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) unanimously voted to let football season proceed. The season is scheduled to begin Oct. 23-24, 2020. The season may only advance if teams follow the medical guidelines set by the COP/C. The Big Ten Conference noted players will participate in “daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening and an enhanced data-driven approach.”In addition, the universities involved in the conference will create a cardiac registry to study the effects of the disease on players who contract it. The hope is that the registry will answer unknown questions of cardiac manifestations in student-athletes who test positive for COVID-19. Stephanie Joynthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/stephanie-joynt/ + posts Linkedincenter_img Flood waters in Pensacola, Fla. on Wednesday morning. Photo by Gerald Herbert taken at 8:12 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Gerald Herbert via AP) World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution TCU library still partially closed from winter storm damage Stephanie Joynthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/stephanie-joynt/ Facebook TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history National Pan-Hellenic Council hosts annual week of awareness ReddIt Twitter What we’re reading: US approaches 8 million COVID-19 cases, presidential town hall recap Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

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Closure of Radio Caracas Televisión consolidates media hegemony

first_img Reporters Without Borders today releases a report of a fact-finding trip it made to Venezuela from 24 to 28 May to examine the impact of the closure of Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV), the country’s most popular television station.RCTV’s 53 years in broadcasting came to end at midnight on 27 May, five months after President Hugo Chávez announced that its licence would not be renewed because it had supported the coup that briefly ousted him in April 2002.Widely condemned abroad, RCTV’s closure was much more than just an administrative measure. It was a political move without precedent in Latin America, a key element in a government takeover of the broadcast media that is part of a determined effort to control and occupy the entire public arena. Reporters Without Borders went to Venezuela to assess the consequences of this event on press freedom and free expression in the country, meeting with media owners, journalists, NGO representatives and political analysts. It also spent RCTV’s last day on the air at the commercial broadcaster’s headquarters.The press freedom organisation found that the decisions to close RCTV and transfer its terrestrial broadcast channel to a new public TV station, Televisora Venezolana Social (Tves), were conducted outside of all regular legal channels and in defiance of the jurisprudence established by the Organisation of American States, to which Venezuela belongs.Reporters Without Borders intends to refer this matter to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Council of Europe. News Organisation Related documents Venezuela reportPDF – 2.74 MB Reports VenezuelaAmericas Two journalists murdered just days apart in Venezuela Follow the news on Venezuela June 5, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Closure of Radio Caracas Televisión consolidates media hegemony Receive email alerts Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives Reporters Without Borders made a fact-finding trip to Venezuela from 24 to 28 May to examine the closure of Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV), the country’s most popular television station. The report of its investigation is released today. center_img News August 25, 2020 Find out more January 13, 2021 Find out more News to go further VenezuelaAmericas New wave of censorship targeting critical media outlets RSF_en Help by sharing this information June 15, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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Judge returns to bench after son’s murder: ‘I will not be frightened or be afraid to do what I love to do’

first_imgHonored to sign Daniel’s Law in remembrance of Daniel Anderl, the late son of Judge Esther Salas.Home addresses and private contact information for judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers will now be protected from public disclosure.https://t.co/K7gkEnK7vP pic.twitter.com/aqfINpiFDd— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) November 20, 2020 Salas is now calling on Congress to pass a similar piece of legislation, the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act, that was first introduced in the Senate late last year. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has said he plans to continue to try to get the bill passed. Judge Salas’s only child was murdered in her home because she is a Latina woman in a position of power.But Republicans just blocked my bipartisan bill making it harder for violent individuals to stalk and kill those who serve on the federal bench. https://t.co/rjBJnd3teU— Senator Bob Menendez (@SenatorMenendez) December 16, 2020 DNY59/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas returned to the bench Monday for the first time since her 20-year-old son Daniel was killed and her husband Mark was wounded in a racially motivated assault last summer.“The return, it is bittersweet in a certain way because I’m returning to a job that I love so much, but also because of this job I lost my only son,” Salas said Tuesday in an interview on Good Morning America. “It’s hard to reconcile those emotions.”“But I can tell you this,” she added. “I know Daniel would want me to come back and I know that Daniel would want me to represent all women and Latinas everywhere and come back and show that I am not deterred and I will not be frightened or be afraid to do what I love to do, which is be a United States district court judge.”Daniel, the only child of Salas and her husband, was killed in July when Roy Den Hollander, a self-proclaimed anti-feminist lawyer, posed as a FedEx delivery driver and opened fire at the family’s New Jersey home. Salas, who had just hosted a birthday celebration for Daniel, was in the basement at the time and was unharmed.In a document on his website, Den Hollander wrote disparagingly of several female judges, including Salas, the first Latina to serve on the federal bench in New Jersey, who had presided over one of his cases. Salas appears to have been the target of Den Hollander, according to investigators.The day after the fatal shooting, Den Hollander, 72, was found dead by police in an apparent suicide, according to investigators.“One of the things I want to make sure people understand is that I’m moving forward but not moving on,” Salas said of her return to work. “Daniel remains with me always, in my heart. In my soul. He is with me.”Since Daniel’s death, Salas has focused her grief on enacting change. She was the force behind a piece of legislation, known as “Daniel’s Law,” that protects the home addresses and contact information of judges, prosecutors and law enforcement officials from the public.The legislation was signed into law by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in November. “I am optimistic that we will see the bill introduced very soon and that together we will see this necessary change happen,” said Salas. “I remain optimistic while also remaining committed to the cause and I really do hope to see this happen and hope to see it happen soon.”“I want to make sure that we spare all the men and women that serve on the bench because all we’re doing is our job and we should be protected and we should have laws that protect us and send a strong message,” she said.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Be Aware of Common Tax Scams this Tax Season

first_imgTax season provides the ideal opportunity for scam artists to prey on unsuspecting tax payers. These scams come in many forms, but the most common are described below.The most commonly reported tax scam in the Vanderburgh County area involves potential victims receiving phone calls and recorded messages from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The fake IRS agent states this is the “final attempt” to contact the victim regarding a pending lawsuit against them. Potential victims are given a fraudulent number to contact the IRS, where presumably the victim will be asked to wire money or provide a pre-paid debit card number to settle back taxes. These con artists range from amateurish to highly sophisticated. Many posses basic background information concerning their victims and have the ability to “spoof” caller ID’s to make it appear a call is coming from the IRS.Sheriff Dave Wedding stated, “If you have any doubt about the identity of an official who calls you on the phone, get the official’s name, hang up, and then call the agency back at a phone number you know to be correct.”As anyone with an email account undoubtedly knows, the internet is a never ending source for fraudulent solicitations. Fake emails from the IRS (which often include a link to a fraudulent IRS web site) will direct the victim to “update your IRS e-file immediately.” The emails often look realistic and contain “gov” designations within the email in order to bolster credibility.On their offical website, the IRS reminds taxpayers that the agency will never:1) Call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill.2) Demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe.3) Require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card.4) Ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone.5) Threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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