AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) 2020 Abridged Report

first_imgAngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh)  2020 abridged results.Company ProfileAngloGold Ashanti Limited is a global mining company with extensive interests in the Americas, Continental Africa, South Africa and Australasia. It boasts a portfolio of 17 operations and 3 projects in 10 countries, including long-life, relatively low-cost operating assets with differing ore body types located in key gold-producing regions. The company was formed in 2004 through the merger of AngloGold and the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation. There are seven mines in the Continental Africa region, of which 6 are operational. In Ghana, the company has two mines; Iduapriem and Obuasi. AngloGold Ashanti Limited is the third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production. In addition to its mining operations, it has established several exploration programmes in regions around the world. AngloGold Ashanti Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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5 ‘monster’ investment themes I’m betting on in 2021

first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. 5 ‘monster’ investment themes I’m betting on in 2021 Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. See all posts by Edward Sheldon, CFA I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img Image source: Getty Images Edward Sheldon, CFA | Friday, 1st January, 2021 The start of a new year is always a good time to think about investment themes that could power a buy-and-hold strategy in the years ahead. By identifying powerful long-term structural trends likely to have a big impact on the world, an investor can position their portfolio to capitalise.Here, I’m going to highlight five powerful investment themes I’ll be betting on in 2021 and beyond. I believe they all have the potential to power my portfolio higher.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Online shoppingOne investment theme I’m very bullish on for 2021 and beyond is the growth of online shopping. E-commerce boomed in 2020, due to lockdowns. Looking ahead however, the online shopping industry is forecast to get much bigger. According to Grand View Research, the market is set to grow at an annualised rate of about 8% between now and 2027.To capitalise, I’ve bought shares in retailers Amazon, ASOS, and Boohoo. I’ve also bought shares in warehouse company Tritax Big Box, logistics company Clipper, and packaging specialist DS Smith. This gives me broad exposure to the industry.Digital paymentsLinked to online shopping is the growth of digital payments. As we buy more online, we’re using cash less and paying for goods and services digitally. Looking ahead, there’s a huge growth runway here. Today, 80% of the world’s transactions are still in cash.My two main plays here are Mastercard and PayPal. Both are leaders in the digital payments space. I also own Apple which has Apple Pay.Video gamingVideo gaming has come a long way in recent years. Not so long ago, it was a niche hobby. Now, it’s one of the world’s most dominant forms of entertainment. Going forward, gaming is likely to get a lot bigger. Driven by advances in technology, growth in mobile gaming, and the growth of e-sports, the industry is expected to grow by around 13% per year between now and 2027.My main investment for this theme is Keywords Studios. It’s a fast-growing company that offers technical services to game developers. I also have a position in Microsoft. It owns Xbox and now offers subscription gaming services.CloudCloud computing is another area of technology I expect to continue growing in 2021. Nearly all technologies we use today are underpinned by cloud technology. Between now and 2025, the industry is expected to grow at around 18% per year. To capitalise, I’ve built up positions in Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet, Sage, and Okta.Gig economyFinally, there’s the ‘gig economy’. This could be the theme I’m the most excited about. In the past, the gig economy was associated with low-skilled jobs, such as delivery work. Today however, it’s a different story. Thanks to advances in technology, one in three professionals are now quitting the nine-to-five lifestyle and actively choosing to freelance. Overall, this market – which is set to be worth nearly $500bn by 2023 – is growing at three times the rate of the traditional employment market.In order to capitalise on this exciting theme, I’ve built up a sizeable position in Upwork. It operates one of the world’s largest freelance employment platforms. This stock performed well for me last year, rising from $12 to $40. Yet the market-cap is still small at under $5bn. I think the growth potential here is enormous.  Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Edward Sheldon owns shares in Amazon, Boohoo, ASOS, Upwork, DS Smith, Clipper Logistics, Tritax Big Box, Mastercard, Alphabet, PayPal, Keywords Studios, Sage, Okta, Microsoft, and Apple.  John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Suzanne Frey, an executive at Alphabet, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Teresa Kersten, an employee of LinkedIn, a Microsoft subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Alphabet (C shares), Amazon, Apple, Mastercard, Microsoft, and PayPal Holdings. The Motley Fool UK has recommended ASOS, boohoo group, Clipper Logistics, DS Smith, Keywords Studios, Sage Group, and Tritax Big Box REIT and recommends the following options: long January 2022 $1920 calls on Amazon, short January 2022 $1940 calls on Amazon, and long January 2022 $75 calls on PayPal Holdings. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.last_img read more

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Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from anywhere

first_imgCan’t get to the shops? You can download the digital edition of Rugby World straight to your tablet or subscribe to the print edition to get the magazine delivered to your door.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSSkip AdAds by Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch the Pro14 match online from anywhereEdinburgh may have unveiled their new stadium this week but it is the more familiar BT Murrayfield that will stage their Guinness Pro14 fixture against Munster this evening (kick-off 7.35pm).Edinburgh and Munster led the way in Conference B in the 2019-20 season before losing in the semi-finals, but they have experienced contrasting fortunes in this campaign.When these two sides met at Thomond Park in October in round two, Munster snuck home 25-23 thanks to Ben Healy’s conversion of a late CJ Stander try.Munster have built on that performance to sit comfortably at the top of Conference B with nine wins from 11 games while Edinburgh are down in fifth with only four victories from ten.Both sides are without most of their internationals for this fixture at BT Murrayfield. Here are the two line-ups and below we explain how to find a reliable live stream for Edinburgh v Munster wherever you are.Edinburgh: Damien Hoyland; Jack Blain, Mark Bennett, Chris Dean, Eroni Sau; Jaco van der Walt, Henry Pyrgos (co-captain); Pierre Schoeman, David Cherry, Lee-Roy Atalifo, Andrew Davidson, Grant Gilchrist (co-captain), Nick Haining, Luke Crosbie, Viliame Mata.Replacements: Mike Willemse, Boan Venter, Murray McCallum, Magnus Bradbury, Ally Miller, Charlie Shiel, Nathan Chamberlain, Matt Currie.Munster: Mike Haley; Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Damian de Allende, Shane Daly; JJ Hanrahan, Craig Casey; James Cronin, Niall Scannell, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland (captain), Jack O’Donoghue, Chris Cloete, Gavin Coombes.Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Fineen Wycherley, Jack O’Sullivan, Nick McCarthy, Ben Healy, Rory Scannell.Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from the UKEdinburgh v Munster, which kicks off at 7.35pm this evening, will be shown live on Premier Sports 1 in the UK.Premier Sports show every Guinness Pro14 match live in the UK. If you have a Sky or Virgin Media contract, you can add Premier Sports to your package from £9.99 a month.Or subscribe to Premier Player so you can stream matches online from £9.99 a month or £99 for 12 months.See Premier Sports offersIf you’re from the UK but are overseas when there’s a particular match you want to watch, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – Virtual Private Network. Check out Express VPN.Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from IrelandIn Ireland, eir Sport show Pro14 matches live, including Edinburgh v Munster (kick-off 7.35pm on eir Sport 1), and if you sign up for eir broadband you can watch eir Sport for free via the eir TV app and online player. Edinburgh’s Jaco van der Walt tries to make ground v Munster (Sportsfile/Getty Images) Find out more about the eir broadband deals here.Or you can sign up for eir TV and broadband packages, which include eir Sport, from €39.98 a month.If you have Sky TV in Ireland but not eir broadband, you can add eir Sport to your package for €14.99 a month for four months (€29.99 after that) or for €149 for the year – here are the details of the Sky-eir package.If you’re from Ireland but are abroad when there’s a particular match you want to watch, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN.Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from EuropeIf you’re in Austria, Germany, Italy or Switzerland, you can watch Edinburgh v Munster (kick-off 8.35pm) through the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN, which is compatible with smart TVs and phones, tablets, PCs, streaming sticks, set-top boxes, gaming consoles and more.Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from the CanadaDAZN, which allows you to live stream sport or watch it on demand, is the place to go to watch Edinburgh v Munster in Canada. It will kick off at 2.35pm EST and 11.35am on the West Coast.Find out more about DAZN herecenter_img Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from New ZealandIf you want to tune in to Edinburgh v Munster from New Zealand, the match kicks off at 8.35am on Sunday morning on Sky Sport NZ Select.It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99) but if you sign up for 12 months before 30 June 2021 you’ll get your first two months free. Plus, you’ll get Sky Go, which allows you to watch live rugby wherever you are.Sky Sport NZ offer Edinburgh v Munster live stream: How to watch from South AfricaSuperSport came on board as a Pro14 broadcast partner when South African franchises Cheetahs and Kings joined the competition in 2017.Edinburgh v Munster kicks off at 9.35pm on SuperSport Rugby.There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from Access, which has the Blitz and Variety 4 channels, to Premium, which includes all 18 sports channels.We recommend VPN services in the context of legal recreational uses. For example:Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service)Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy when abroadWe do not support or condone the illegal or malicious use of VPN services. 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Historic western Cape church badly damaged in student protest arson…

first_img Rector Belleville, IL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Africa, Rector Albany, NY Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Hopkinsville, KY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Washington, DC Submit a Job Listing Submit a Press Release Featured Events Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Tags Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Press Release Service Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab [Anglican Communion News Service] A 130-year-old church in District Six at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town has been badly damaged in a suspected arson attack. The building was set alight the night of Sept. 27, during the latest in a long-running series of sometimes violent protests at the campus. The church’s undercroft and hall bore the brunt of the damage. The protests relate to the suspension of four students last month as a result of their involvement in demonstrations about student facilities and in-sourced workers. The protests have continued despite the university obtaining a temporary court order prohibiting students from unauthorized occupation of campus buildings.Read the entire article here. Rector Bath, NC center_img An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Knoxville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Historic western Cape church badly damaged in student protest arson attack Rector Tampa, FL Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Smithfield, NC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Pittsburgh, PA Featured Jobs & Calls Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Anglican Communion Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Collierville, TN Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Posted Sep 28, 2017 last_img read more

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Proving ownership of inherited property is a problem on St….

first_img Hurricane Irma, Tags Rector Albany, NY AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Virgin Islands Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Tampa, FL Rector Bath, NC 2017 Hurricanes, Featured Events Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Submit a Press Release Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Press Release Service Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Martinsville, VA Submit a Job Listing Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME center_img In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books The Church of England established St. John’s in Christiansted in 1760. Though the church didn’t suffer much damage during Hurricanes Irma and Maria, it’s in desperate need of restoration. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceEditor’s note: This is one in a series of stories on hurricane recovery in the Virgin Islands. Click here to read more and here for a photo gallery.[Episcopal News Service – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands] It’s not uncommon in the Virgin Islands for homes to be handed down from one generation to another. It’s also not uncommon for a deceased person to have his or her name on the deed, which is a problem when it comes to applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as many people have found.Across St. Croix and the other islands, there are stories of people living in damaged houses without electricity – people ineligible for funds to repair their homes because they don’t “own” the property.“One of the difficulties is finding out who is the owner,” said Angelica Schuster, a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, which has assisted community members in assembling the paperwork needed to file FEMA applications.Gloria Euzebe, St. Peter’s senior warden, explains that some island residents are opening separate “in God we trust” accounts rather than pay insurance premiums. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceFEMA used St. Peter’s parish hall, located in Christiansted on St. Croix, as a disaster center for three and a half months after the storms. A hundred people a day would come to submit applications. When FEMA couldn’t help, residents turned to the Small Business Administration, which also set up offices in the parish hall.Frustration with insurance companies saying homeowners are uninsured or underinsured has led some people to say their insurance is “in God we trust,” said Gloria Euzebe, St. Peter’s senior warden. They’re setting aside repair money in a separate account rather than pay insurance premiums, she said.Even when homeowners settle insurance claims, it’s difficult to find the construction materials and the labor to make the repairs. The same holds true for church properties, some of which are still waiting to settle claims a year later.“We haven’t really done much because of the insurance delay, with a disaster of that magnitude,” said Schuster of St. Peter’s, who serves as senior warden at Holy Cross, also on St. Croix.Church Insurance, which falls under the umbrella of the Church Pension Group, insures church properties. For the past several months, its employees have been busy, said C. Curtis Ritter, senior vice president and head of corporate communications for CPG, in an email to Episcopal News Service.St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Frederiksted was built in 1812 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It suffered some damage during Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service“We try to respond to claims as quickly as possible. With so many disasters occurring back to back, it was hard to keep up the pace, but we did it,” Ritter said, adding that employees travel tens of thousands of miles a year meeting with clients and responding to emergencies.Last year, Hurricane Irma crossed the Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm on Sept. 6, 2017, causing extensive damage. Two weeks later, on Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria passed over the islands as a Category 5 storm before making landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane. The two hurricanes led to thousands of deaths and more than $102 billion in damages. Damage to church-owned properties is $7 million, according to Church Insurance.The Diocese of the Virgin Islands consists of 14 congregations spread over five islands: three islands – St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix – are under U.S. jurisdiction, and two – Tortola and Virgin Gorda – are under British rule. Residents living in the U.S. Virgin Islands are U.S. citizens; residents of the British Virgin Islands are British Overseas Territories citizens. Prior to becoming a territory, the U.S. Virgin Islands belonged to Denmark.Genevieve Edney, a member of St. Paul’s in Frederiksted and a past senior warden, explains that the yard outside the parish hall has been used for recreation in the past. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceSt. Croix covers 84 square miles, and unlike the islands of St. Thomas and St. John, is flat. Agriculture, once big on the island, is making a comeback. In partnership with Jacksonville, Florida-based Fresh Ministries, the diocese is becoming part of the agriculture movement.St. Croix is also home two to historic churches. The Church of England established St. John’s in Christiansted in 1760, and St. Paul’s in Frederiksted was built in 1812. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. St. Paul’s suffered some damage in the storm, and workers made emergency repairs to the rectory. St. John’s fared better in the hurricanes, but needs restoration.The church that housed San Francisco Mission, the diocese’s only Spanish-language congregation, suffered significant structural damage and cannot be repaired. Puerto Ricans from Culebra and Vieques migrated to St. Croix in the 1930s and ’40s to cut sugarcane.The Rev. Amonteen Doward, priest-in-charge at Holy Cross, explains how Hurricane Irma lifted the roof off the church and how it then settled back in place. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceFor now, the congregation, or what’s left of it after the storm, is meeting in members’ homes, said the Rev. Aida Nieves, a deacon, who serves San Francisco Mission.Post-hurricanes, Nieves has been working with community members to get them IDs, as many of them don’t have government identification. She’s also working with a woman who lives in the home of her deceased partner, whose name is on the deed, to make repairs.St. Croix is home to five of the diocese’s 14 congregations.Holy Cross also suffered significant damage when the hurricane lifted the roof before setting it back in place.“The whole roof needs to be replaced,” said the Rev. Amonteen Doward, priest-in-charge at Holy Cross and supply priest at St. Paul’s. “Birds are coming in through the open windows.”Danish volunteers put the blue tarpaulin on Holy Cross’ roof, which saved the parish $15,000, Doward said. The foundation shifted under an addition to the parish hall. The mahogany pews need to be refinished.For the time being, the congregation is meeting at St. Luke AME Church.“We’re really homeless in the true sense of the word,” said Doward.A former public health official, Doward provides pastoral care to community members and also directs them to social services if they have needs.Across the island, many people need assistance, said Yvette Ross Edwards, lay dean of St. Croix.And following hurricanes, she said, the churches need to rebuild their missions. “Our missions haven’t died, but people have been consumed with other things,” she said.“We have to go into the community and reach out to them,” said Edwards.– Lynette Wilson is a reporter and managing editor of Episcopal News Service. Rector Collierville, TN Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Proving ownership of inherited property is a problem on St. Croix Church helps residents secure deeds This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Knoxville, TN Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Shreveport, LA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Washington, DC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Smithfield, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Belleville, IL Submit an Event Listing Hurricane Maria, Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 By Lynette WilsonPosted Sep 14, 2018 last_img read more

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RSA to hold discussion on public benefit of giving

first_img Howard Lake | 8 April 2005 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis It will take place at the offices of Turcan Connell, solicitors, at 1 Early Grey Street, Edinburgh, at 6pm. The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) is to hold a discussion on ‘philanthropy and public benefit’ in Edinburgh on 19 May 2005.Geraldine Peacock CBE, chair of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, will lead a discussion on the issues facing donors and charities when considering the public benefit of giving.The event is aimed at Fellows of the RSA who have an interest in philanthropic giving or who are charity trustees. 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. RSA to hold discussion on public benefit of givinglast_img read more

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Uniece Fennel’s death—an act of state violence

first_imgThis statement was issued April 3 by Durham, N.C., organizations.On March 23, we, as a community and family, lost 17-year-old Uniece “Niecey” Fennel to the Durham County [North Carolina] jail, and just two days later in Raleigh, 18-year-old José Humberto Lara-Pineda was also killed behind bars.As thousands of Black and Brown girls go missing from their families and communities across the nation, we are coming together to say unequivocally that they are not only missing, they are also missed. Niecey had a family that loves and misses her, and a community that will fight for her. We will not turn our back on young Black and Brown girls despite a State that constantly criminalizes them, locks them up, and always puts them on trial for the traumas they endure.Uniece Fennel will be loved and missed, and we will not allow her to be put on trial for her own death when we know that Sheriff Mike Andrews and the Durham County jail are the only killers in our city that threaten the safety of our community and children.We don’t believe the sheriff: suicide or not, the system is guiltyBlack and Brown girls are never free to be teenage girls. Talking back and staying out late, offenses that might would cost other girls a grounding, often land Black and Brown girls in jail cells. North Carolina is one of the only states that still tries 16- and 17-year-olds as adults, a practice which an authoritative majority of legal scholars across the board object to.Uniece Fennel was being wrongfully held as a child in an adult facility without a trial. Nobody deserves to die in a cage, and we will not be distracted by speculations about her charges. We do not and will not believe the State’s attempts to wipe their hands clean of Niecey’s blood or the blood of Matthew McCain, Dennis McMurray or José Humberto Lara-Pineda — detainees in N.C. county detention centers who were killed behind bars.We support the demand for an immediate independent people’s investigation of the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Uniece Fennel and José Lara-Pineda, including independent autopsies if possible. While we do not believe Uniece’s death was a suicide as the State claims — her mother and friends spoke to her hours before her death and she was laughing and in good spirits — we hold the State responsible for her death, whether it was a suicide or not. We have no reason, however, to believe that jail officials would not outright kill a detainee. This wouldn’t be the first time.The Durham County jail is killing our loved onesDeath by suicide in the Durham County jail is death by medical neglect and State violence. The Durham County jail is unsafe and lethal by virtue of being a jail, but even as jails go, the Durham County jail is, and historically has been, one of the most dangerous facilities in the South.Durham County jail detainees have historically suffered extreme medical neglect for issues of physical health. Detainees, who work long hours for less than 50 cents an hour and sometimes for free, are forced to pay $20 and wait hours on end for any type of medical attention, even to request an aspirin.The Durham County Sheriff’s Office quotes the number of attempted suicides in the county jail as 15 in 2015, 12 in 2016, and refuses to provide statistics for 2017 thus far. Uniece had the right to comprehensive mental health care, which includes not being locked up. Uniece is the fourth person since 2015 to die in the Durham County jail under the direction of Sheriff Mike Andrews.The Durham County jail does nothing but isolate, abuse, neglect and kill our friends and family. Though we don’t know the exact circumstances of Uniece’s death, we do know that no one should ever die in jail. Because this jail has already killed so many, and before it kills even more, we say: No more jail deaths, no more jail.In-person visitation for detaineesis a rightAs the Durham City Council attempts to strip jail detainees of their right to in-person visitation with their loved ones, we are speaking out in defense of in-person visitation rights for jail detainees. Connection to loved ones and the outside world is incredibly vital to the health and well-being of those incarcerated and those on the outside who love them. If these rights are stripped from detainees, there will likely be an increase in suicides and suicide attempts by detainees.We will also be resuming weekly demonstrations outside the jail on Fridays to defend in-person visitation, and we invite those in the community who have loved ones who are locked up to join us outside the Durham County Detention Center.Durham Beyond PolicingWorkers World Party Durham BranchYouth Organizing InstituteNC Queer TROUBLMakersFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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More Moisture Moving Through This Weekend, but a Dry Extended Forecast

first_img More Moisture Moving Through This Weekend, but a Dry Extended ForecastMany thought they’d be in the field until Christmas this year, but USDA’s Monday crop report put Indiana corn at 89% harvested and Indiana soybeans at 94%. HAT Chief Meteorologist Ryan Martin has our final harvest weather forecast of the season presented by First Farmers Bank & Trust, proud to support Indiana farmers, Kokomo Grain, and Seed Genetics Direct: a family-owned company meeting the corn, wheat, soybean, alfalfa, and herbicide needs of Corn Belt farmers. Value. Knowledge. Performance. It’s in their genetics.He says remaining harvest, as you can imagine, will be more difficult due to increased moisture totals, like the inch or more that some received earlier this week.“We’ve got another strong storm complex that wants to move across the area late this weekend. As we go from Friday night through Sunday morning, I think most of the Hoosier state can see anywhere from 6 tenths of an inch to maybe 2 inches full. That’s a lot more than we’d been hoping for, but it looks like there’s plenty of moisture coming up from the southwest.”Martin says the bulk of the moisture halts when colder air moves in Sunday afternoon.“While I still have some light snow in my forecast, it’s not going to be a big push of snow at this point. Most of the precipitation wants to fall here nearby in the form of rain, but don’t rule out some minor snow accumulation Sunday night through midday Monday.”Martin’s forecast is dry next week, with a mix of clouds and sunshine Tuesday through Saturday.“We’re cold for Tuesday and Wednesday, but temperatures start to moderate Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. In that temperature moderation, I guess I won’t rule out a few scattered showers Friday night and early Saturday morning far south and southwest. I think that’s it. Honestly, as I look ahead to the 11 to 16-day outlook, even that looks drier now. A quarter of an inch of moisture or less maybe Monday, the 8th, across 60 percent of the state.”You can hear Martin’s forecast each and every weekday in the HAT Morning Edition podcast and see his 7-day outlook on the weather page. Previous articleTwo Hoosier Farmers Appointed to United Soybean BoardNext articleIndy Expo Seminars Include Tips for Making a Profit Farming in 2020 on the HAT Friday Morning Edition Eric Pfeiffer Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News More Moisture Moving Through This Weekend, but a Dry Extended Forecast Facebook Twitter By Eric Pfeiffer – Nov 28, 2019 More Moisture Moving Through This Weekend, but a Dry Extended Forecastlast_img read more

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Keep supporting the real Syrian bloggers, who are taking real risks to inform

first_img News SyriaMiddle East – North Africa News June 14, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Keep supporting the real Syrian bloggers, who are taking real risks to inform February 3, 2021 Find out more RSF_en SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Reporters Without Borders deplores the irresponsibility of a US student who passed himself off online as Syrian woman blogger based in Damascus. His actions must not be allowed to undermine the credibility of the real Syrian bloggers and activists who, despite President Bashar Al-Assad’s brutal crackdown, are doing everything possible to keep informing their fellow citizens and the rest of the world.In a 12 June post, Tom MacMaster, an American student based in Scotland, admitted to having been the sole author of “A Gay Girl in Damascus,” a blog in which he pretended to be Amina Abdallah, a young woman with US and Syrian dual nationality.“While the narrative voice may have been fictional, the facts on this blog are true and not misleading as to the situation on the ground,” MacMaster argued. “I do not believe that I have harmed anyone — I feel that I have created an important voice for issues that I feel strongly about.”Launched last February and written solely in English, the blog acquired a following. Then a person identifying herself as a cousin of Amina posted an entry on 6 June saying Amina had been kidnapped and that her parents were very worried. The news circulated widely online and many activists, journalists and netizens began trying to track down information about her abduction, often endangering their own safety to do so. A support page launched on Facebook gained 15,000 members. Reporters Without Borders also took up the call for her release.Doubts about the identity of the blog’s author began to be voiced when a young woman reported that the photo of Amina displayed on the blog had been lifted from her private Facebook account. Investigators at the Electronic Intifada website traced everything back to MacMaster, who initially denied being the blog’s author. After several days of silence and growing controversy, he finally posted his admission two days ago.The Amina affair is now being used by the Syrian regime and its supporters in an attempt to undermine the credibility of the information being posted online by government opponents about the protest movement in Syria and the regime’s violent crackdown.But anonymity helps to ensure safety in Syria and it does in many other countries. In Vietnam, Burma and Iran, bloggers use a false identity to express their views on the Internet because they know that online transparency can be very dangerous. A total of 125 netizens are currently in prison worldwide because of the news or views they posted online.Media all over the world had been quoting from “A Gay Girl in Damascus” ever since the blog’s launch last February. The case is a perfect illustration of the challenges journalists face in verifying information provided by bloggers and social media. But these same bloggers and netizens are often the only source of news and information when the media are prevented from doing their work. Good examples of this have been Astrubal of the blog Nawaat and Lina Ben Mhenni (A Tunisian Girl) during the Tunisian uprising. Receive email alerts Organisation Newscenter_img Follow the news on Syria March 12, 2021 Find out more Wave of Kurdish arrests of Syrian journalists News March 8, 2021 Find out more to go further Help by sharing this information Damascus TV presenter arrested under cyber-crime law Toll of ten years of civil war on journalists in Syrialast_img read more

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Military government urged to issue press visas to foreign media

first_img Receive email alerts May 12, 2021 Find out more RSF_en May 6, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Military government urged to issue press visas to foreign media Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association call on the Burmese government to grant visas to foreign journalists who want to go and cover the aftermath of the cyclone that has devastated the south of the country and Rangoon. They also call for the lifting of prior censorship for the Burmese news media.“The authorities should respond to the disaster that has hit Burma by opening up and allowing the foreign press in,” Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association said. “It is shocking to see them refuse to grant press visas while appealing for international aid. In view of the emergency, the military government should also stop subjecting the Burmese media to prior censorship, as they can play a key role in helping the victims and reconstruction.”The military government announced at a news conference today in Rangoon that Cyclone Nargis killed at least 22,000 people as it battered the country on 3 and 4 May.Only official reports are being permitted for the time being. Burmese TV stations are broadcasting footage of the damage and of the military helping victims. In reality, many Burmese are complaining that they are not getting any help. Journalists working for the Burmese media in exile say they have information that indicates that the regime is underestimating the toll from the cyclone and is trying to show that it is coping with the situation.“Near Rangoon, a witness told me that soldiers arrived with a state TV crew to film the distribution of clothes to cyclone victims but, in practice, they gave out almost nothing,” a Burmese journalist based in Thailand said.There is no information about the cyclone on Myanmar.com, a government website, or on the website of the Myanmar Times, a privately-owned weekly.A journalist working for a European news organisation who obtained a tourist visa was turned back on his arrival in Rangoon. Two Asian reporters were also denied entry. A CNN journalist was nonetheless able to visit areas hit by the cyclone today.Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association also call on the government to explain the circumstances in which the security forces opened fire on inmates in Insein prison during the cyclone. Organisations based in Thailand say more than 30 prisoners were killed. There has been no word of the prisoners of conscience held in Insein such as journalist U Win Tin. Help by sharing this information News MyanmarAsia – Pacific News Follow the news on Myanmar Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association call on the Burmese government to grant visas to foreign journalists who want to go and cover the aftermath of the cyclone that has devastated the south of the country and Rangoon. They also call for the lifting of prior censorship for the Burmese news media. to go further US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture News May 31, 2021 Find out more News Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar Organisation RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum MyanmarAsia – Pacific May 26, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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