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Less than half of City jobs are in finance

first_img FINANCIAL companies in the City and Canary Wharf stimulate a vast and varied range of jobs outside the sector, according to official figures seen by City A.M.Less than half (44 per cent) the jobs in London’s main financial districts were in finance and insurance in 2009, with 232,682 other jobs existing in support services and sectors such as retailing.“For every financial services head office job there are other jobs created in the City and Canary Wharf – from retail, hospitality and professional and public services,” said Chris Cummings of promotional body TheCityUK. “The same is true across the UK, and that’s why we must preserve and develop the UK’s role as a global financial services hub,” said Cummings.In the City and Canary Wharf, there were 18,300 jobs in hotels and restaurants and 18,800 jobs in wholesale and retail trade, according to data compiled by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).Many of the related jobs rely on the financial sector, Cummings said. As the recession started to bite, a seven per cent fall in financial jobs coincided with a 22 per cent drop in administration and support activities, the figures showed.And employment in the City fringe also receives knock on effects, the data suggests. As City finance employment rose by 4,000 between 2006 and 2007, finance jobs in fringe areas increased by 4,600.FAST FACTS | CITY JOBS● The City and Canary Wharf provide 18,300 jobs in hotels and restaurants (2009).● And a total of 232,682 non-finance jobs.● Just 44 per cent of jobs in the two areas are directly in finance and insurance. Share Sunday 30 January 2011 10:56 pm Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search AdsDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediacenter_img whatsapp KCS-content Less than half of City jobs are in finance Tags: NULL whatsapplast_img read more

Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) HY2019 Interim Report

first_imgMetal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm)  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileMetal Fabricators of Zambia Plc (ZAMEFA) manufactures and markets copper rods and copper and aluminium electrical conductors in Zambia and for international export. ZAMEFA partners with CBI-Electrical Cable Group, CBI-Electrical Power Installations, CBI-Electrical African Cables and Tank Industries to sell its range of low- and medium-voltage power cables, general insulated wires, aluminium overhead conductors and copper conform products. The company also manufactures and markets telecommunication cables; this division operates as a subsidiary of Phelps Dodge Africa Cable Corporation. ZAMEFA is a subsidiary of Reunert Limited; a South African company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reunert International Investments (Mauritius) Limited. The holding company has extensive interests in the fields of electrical engineering, information and communications technology, and applied electronics. Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc is listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Which FTSE 100 firms could see a cut in dividend payouts due to the market crash?

first_img Jonathan Smith | Monday, 30th March, 2020 Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Jonathan Smith does not own shares in any firm mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended ITV. 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. Enter Your Email Address 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. Image source: Getty Images The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is still ongoing and still affecting the FTSE 100 stock market. On top of the move lower in the FTSE 100 index, individual firms within it are also impacted. Sectors such as aviation, travel, and retail are just a few that are struggling.Here at The Motley Fool, we believe in investing for the long term, and so see some good opportunities to buy given the cheap valuations on offer. A side impact of cheaper valuations is that it artificially boosts the dividend yield of a company.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…As an example, let us say you bought a stock at 100p and it paid a dividend of 10p. Your dividend yield would be 10%. But if the share price dropped to 80p, the dividend yield increases to 12.5%. This is good news for new investors, as they can effectively lock in the higher dividend yield by buying the share at a cheaper price.The risk of this is that dividends are not guaranteed with ordinary shares. A company can decide to decrease or even cut a dividend all together for a year, depending on financial performance. While the board of directors aims to keep paying a dividend in order to keep shareholders happy and invested during bad times, it does not always happen.Which FTSE 100 firms have announced a cut?One of the biggest announcements of a dividend cut came last Monday, when ITV said it would not pay £213.6m in dividends. This is part of a £300m cost-cutting exercise, needed to offset a fall in advertising revenue.UK housebuilder Persimmon also announced that it was cancelling its next two dividend payments. Like ITV, the housebuilder is seeking to cut costs, due to a dry up in demand for new houses. Even finished projects will likely see stagnant demand until uncertainty has passed.How can I be sure of receiving a dividend?There are two ways that income investors can aim to still pick up dividends by investing in FTSE 100 firms. Firstly, look at the size of the share price fall and the updated dividend yield.For example, the ITV share price is down over 55% in the past three months. Using the previous year’s dividend of 8p per share, and a share price of 67p, this would be a dividend yield of 12%. This looks unsustainable in light of the firm’s historical dividend yield. Hence, we have seen it cut. There are plenty of other shares now yielding 10% or even 20% yields which start to raise alarm bells for me.Secondly, look at the firm’s dividend cover. This measures the profit of a firm versus how much is paid out as a dividend. A cover of 1 means the dividend can be paid entirely from profit. To feel safer about continuing to receive a dividend, I would be buying firms with a cover of at least 1.5.In my opinion, seeking reliable dividend income at the moment is tough. That is why I am focusing more on buying stocks for capital appreciation. I’m looking for stocks that are fundamentally undervalued in the long run. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.center_img Which FTSE 100 firms could see a cut in dividend payouts due to the market crash? 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. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! See all posts by Jonathan Smith 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. 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This is 1 FTSE 100 bargain buy I wouldn’t want to miss

first_img Manika Premsingh | Saturday, 28th November, 2020 | More on: AAL Image source: Getty Images Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. If there’s any proof that patience can really pay in stock market investment, here it is. Two years ago I wrote a bullish article about the FTSE 100 miner Anglo American (LSE: AAL). Curious to see how investors who might have bought it then were faring now, I made a quick calculation. It was heartening to see a 37% increase in AAL’s share price in those two years. That means, shareholders have earned an over 18% return on this share on average every year. But here’s what I truly believe is the best part — I think it can still make some smart returns. Here are four reasons why.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…#1. Diamonds are foreverGlobal demand for Anglo American’s products was on the uptick even before the coronavirus vaccine candidates were developed. In its recent update, AAL talked about US and Chinese consumers contributing to increased diamond sales. AAL is the parent company of De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond company. Moreover, it expects “reasonable demand to continue throughout the holiday season”. Both the US and Chinese economies are expected to grow even more in 2021. This suggests that diamond demand should remain strong too. Diamonds are a big revenue generator for AAL, with the third largest share of 16%, among the entire set of commodities produced.#2. Shining brighter than goldThe share of diamonds is smaller only than that of iron ore and the platinum group metals. Iron has seen a sharp increase in price this year, which is also a positive for AAL. Interestingly, iron’s price rise is even more than the gold price increase, according to a Financial Times report. With an increased infrastructure push in 2021 likely across big economies, I reckon iron will stay in a sweet spot.Moreover, AAL is optimistic about platinum group metals’ demand. In its annual report for 2019, the company attributed this to expected increased production for cleaner vehicles in the future.#3. Still a FTSE 100 bargain buyDespite its prospects, the FTSE 100 multi-commodity miner’s price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is a relatively low 13.5 times. By comparison, other FTSE 100 stocks have way higher earnings ratios, including Covid-19 vaccine maker AstraZeneca, Primark owner Associated British Foods and speciality chemicals manufacturer Johnson Matthey, among others.And this is when the AAL share price has already run up quite a bit. Like most other stocks, it has gained from the stock market rally that started this month, accelerating the momentum it had found in the months before. #4. Resilient dividendsI also like that it pays dividends. It has a yield of 2.6%, impacted by dividend reduction earlier during the year, but there’s something to say about continuity. Global mining peer Glencore, in contrast, stopped paying dividends altogether. Further, I’m hopeful that the future will be even better for dividends. According to global rating agency Moody’s, AAL’s performance could improve hereon.As things stand, I see little not to like in AAL for the investor. I’d buy now. Manika Premsingh owns shares of AstraZeneca and Glencore. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Associated British Foods. 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. Don’t miss our special stock presentation.It contains details of a UK-listed company our Motley Fool UK analysts are extremely enthusiastic about.They think it’s offering an incredible opportunity to grow your wealth over the long term – at its current price – regardless of what happens in the wider market.That’s why they’re referring to it as the FTSE’s ‘double agent’.Because they believe it’s working both with the market… And against it.To find out why we think you should add it to your portfolio today… Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares There’s a ‘double agent’ hiding in the FTSE… we recommend you buy it!center_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. 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Diocese of Wyoming announces slate of nominees for 10th bishop

first_img Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET [Diocese of Wyoming] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming is pleased to announce the slate of two candidates who will be on the ballot for the election of the 10th bishop of the diocese.The Rev. David L. Duprey returns to Wyoming as a candidate for bishop, having served as an active-duty U.S. military chaplain for the past 12 years. He graduated in 1988 with a master of divinity degree from Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry. Duprey was ordained to the diaconate at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1988, then to the priesthood in 1989. Duprey served as vicar of St. John the Baptist in Big Piney from 1988 until 1992 and as rector of St. Peter’s, Sheridan, until he answered the call to become a Navy chaplain in 2008.As a chaplain, Lieutenant Commander Duprey has served the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy. When not deployed, Duprey has enjoyed rich connections with local Episcopal churches; first with St. Anne’s, Jacksonville, North Carolina, then for the past eight years as adjunct clergy with Christ & St. Luke’s, Norfolk, Virginia.The Rev. Canon Paul-Gordon Chandler is the rector of the Anglican Church in Qatar (the Church of the Epiphany & the Anglican Centre) in the Persian Gulf, a church that hosts over 20,000 people from 65 countries in its building every weekend. Serving as an appointed mission partner with The Episcopal Church, he is an Episcopal priest, author, peace builder and art curator.Chandler grew up in Senegal in West Africa and has lived and worked around the world in leadership roles with The Episcopal Church, faith-based publishing, the arts and Christian relief and development agencies. He is also the founding president of Caravan, an international peace building nonprofit closely associated with The Episcopal Church that uses the arts to build sustainable peace around the world, and which has held several strategic interreligious art exhibitions throughout Wyoming.During the selection process the search committee was required to be more creative due to these challenging times. While the plan was to have a select group of candidates come to Wyoming for a discernment retreat, that did not happen. “By the grace of God, we were able to host a virtual retreat with the candidates,” according to search committee co-chair Linda Anderson.The committee spent time in prayer and individual discernment before coming together by Zoom to have the final meeting. After three hours of discussion, the committee chose three candidates that they felt were the best of the best. One of the candidates subsequently withdrew from consideration, leaving Duprey and Chandler as the Standing Committee nominees.The Search Committee is the primary method through which candidates for election are selected in the Diocese of Wyoming. A petition process allows additional qualified candidates to be considered. All candidates, including qualified petition candidates, will be in the diocese for a real or virtual walkabout, depending on COVID-19, before the Sept. 19 Electing Convention, so that Wyoming may get to know them better before the Convention.The consecration of the 10th bishop of Wyoming is scheduled for Feb. 13, 2021, in Casper, Wyoming. Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Jobs & Calls Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Posted May 13, 2020 Tags Rector Pittsburgh, PA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC 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 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA 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 Rector Collierville, TN Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Director of Music Morristown, NJ Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit a Job Listing Rector Belleville, IL Diocese of Wyoming announces slate of nominees for 10th bishop Press Release Service Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Bath, NC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Tampa, FL Curate Diocese of Nebraska Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Bishop Elections Submit a Press Release Submit an Event Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Washington, DC 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 Rector Hopkinsville, KY New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Martinsville, VA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Albany, NY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Featured Events Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME last_img read more

Casa Cho / Ana Machado Arquitetura

first_img Area:  500 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Casa Cho / Ana Machado ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveCasa Cho / Ana Machado Arquitetura Brazil Manufacturers: Eucaflor, Linea D’oro, Líder Moveis Planejados, Ravello Decorações, São Romão, Terratile, Tetum, Tom sobre tomCollaborator:Vanessa MendesStructure:Bedê Engenharia de EstruturasSteel Structure:TechneaçoScaffolding:AludesignLighting:IluminarArchitect In Charge:Ana MachadoCity:Rio AcimaCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Daniel MansurRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemText description provided by the architects. Located in Rio Acima, state of Minas Gerais – Brazil, in a hilly site with a slope of approximately twenty meters, the 500m² residence is implanted in a single floor, which integrates the exterior landscape. The room’s distribution benefits the conviviality of the residents and value the surrounding nature, whose role was fundamental in the project design, which was carefully thought together with the owners, from its implantation to the design of interiors and furniture definition.Save this picture!© Daniel MansurSave this picture!Site PlanSave this picture!© Daniel MansurA horizontal line defined by a deck gives the house’s volume with three other inclined lines, giving the movement of its roof.Save this picture!© Daniel MansurSave this picture!Section ASave this picture!© Daniel MansurThe metallic structure and the apparent concrete forms the residence as a painting inserted in the existing nature. Few material finishes were used in the project, creating a design unity. The use of wood, Portuguese sidewalk and concrete forms a neutral base for the green views, through the large glass frames and openings to the exterior.Save this picture!© Daniel MansurProject gallerySee allShow lessC.F Møller and MT Højgaard Propose Covering Aarhus Railway Site with Car-Free Urban …Architecture NewsBernard Tschumi Team Wins Competition for University Research Complex in ParisArchitecture News Share Photographs:  Daniel Mansur Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Daniel Mansur+ 34Curated by Pedro Vada Share Projects “COPY” 2015 Architects: Ana Machado Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img ArchDaily Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/891488/casa-cho-ana-machado-arquitetura Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAna Machado ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsRio AcimaBrazilPublished on April 25, 2018Cite: “Casa Cho / Ana Machado Arquitetura” [Casa Cho / Ana Machado Arquitetura] 25 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/891488/casa-cho-ana-machado-arquitetura Clipboard Casa Cho / Ana Machado Arquitetura “COPY” CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•Rio Acima, Brazillast_img read more

£10 a month on offer from Professional Fundraising’s editor

first_imgDon’t ever say UK Fundraising doesn’t bring you news of the big funding opportunities… Howard Lake | 17 June 2004 | News £10 a month on offer from Professional Fundraising’s editor  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Professional Fundraising’s editor Ian MacQuillin is offering £10 a month by direct debit to the charity that wins his competition.MacQuillin will give his £10 a month to the charity that comes up with the most amusing and original ending to the sentence “You should give us your £10 a month because…” You have up to 15 words in which to complete the sentence, and the worthiness of the cause won’t be sufficient on its own.The editor reserves the right to publish entries received. Entries should be made via e-mail with “£10” in the subject line. Advertisementcenter_img Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Brooklyn, N.Y., tenants insist ‘The city is not for sale!’

first_imgCops move in at City Hall in New York City, Nov. 30.Brooklyn, N.Y., tenants against gentrification were threatened with arrest on Nov. 30 during a New York City Council meeting. Earlier, these advocates for affordable housing occupied the flight of steps leading up to New York City Hall. Two hundred tenants, members of Laborers Union Local 79 and other supporters had rallied for over an hour to demand that Brooklyn’s publicly owned Bedford Union Armory in the Crown Heights neighborhood be turned into 100 percent affordable housing.Politicians walked by this very strong protest on their way to the council meeting, where they would soon vote against the interests of the community.Laurie Cumbo, City Council representative for the tenants’ area, had promised during her run for office that the armory would become 100 percent affordable. But the plan Cumbo backed in the council meeting included over 150 market-rate apartments.Not long after the protesters opposed to gentrification and displacement filled seats at the council meeting, another City Council member praised Cumbo’s armory plan. When the crowd’s demands of “Kill the deal!” rang out, people were threatened by police with removal by physical force of anyone who spoke out.The protesters condemned any praise for Cumbo’s plan because market rate means high rents and continued displacement of poor and working-class renters. As community leader Berta Lewis of NY Communities for Change said: “[Cumbo] has no shame. She will do anything!” Lewis noted that politicians “will talk progress and walk for profit.”The community’s strong organizing and working-class pressure over the last three years has been victorious in forcing the politicians and developers to include 250 low-income apartments in the armory plan. Only 10 percent of the projected apartments are designated for people who are homeless.As Imani Henry, a leader in the Brooklyn Anti-gentrification Network, told WW: “What is evident and clear is that the vast majority of the City Council are Democrats, who are pro-gentrification in line with big real estate. Even the so-called progressive ones are at the bidding of big realtors.“That there was so much police presence for our rally speaks to the fact that the council members and the de Blasio administration know what they are doing is wrong. They’re scared to death of the people, when the people of the city continue to rise against them!”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Indiana Planting Will Ramp Up this Week

first_img Feeder Cattle GFQ21 (AUG 21) 151.18 2.78 Wheat ZWN21 (JUL 21) 680.75 -3.00 By Andy Eubank – Apr 27, 2015 Lean Hogs HEM21 (JUN 21) 122.68 0.22 Facebook Twitter SHARE Busy planting weekFinally. Indiana farmers are staring at an actual planting window this week, and finally fields should be a swarm of activity. The state had a pretty wet Saturday but now it should start to dry out, according to HAT Chief Meteorologist Ryan Martin.“It’s going to be mostly dry this week. My concern on moisture is at midweek Wednesday, Thursday. That’ll be about the time we see this fairly strong low passing through. It looks to me like it’s gonna be right there in the northern part of Mississippi, Alabama, southern Tennessee, so that’s close enough to try and throw some moisture up in the Ohio River Valley. Then as that low taps into moisture near the Carolina and Virginia coast, we’ll probably see a strong wraparound on the back side and maybe some clouds but not a lot of moisture. I think there’s going to be a ton of planting in the state this week.”But Martin says it might be another day before the flurry begins.“The reason for that is we had good rain this weekend. Cooler temperatures mean lower evaporation rates, so we’re probably not gonna be quite ready to go till midweek but once were ready, even though it’s cool, I think there’s going to be a lot of seed thrown in the ground. It probably works this time around because next week we’ve got moisture coming, but temperatures should be warmer next week, maybe even a little above normal, so it will be a warm rain. That will help out and overcome the cool soil conditions this week.”So a good planting window is upon us, but how large is that window?Ryan Martin“I’ll put it to you this way. I heard a lot of talk last week about a 10 day window. No, you’ve got about five, maybe six days if you’re lucky and that includes what’s happening right now. Once guys get going if it really is midweek we probably have 4-5 days. I have moisture starting to ramp up probably Monday afternoon of next week. I would put it this way, this may be the biggest window we have. This isn’t time for eight, 10, 12 hour days. This is the time I think guys are going to go out there, put the pedal down and throw in as much as we can.”Rural motorists, be advised, it’s going to get busy this week. Live Cattle LEM21 (JUN 21) 118.70 1.13 SHARE How Indiana Crops are Faring Versus Other States Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Planting Will Ramp Up this Week Indiana Planting Will Ramp Up this Week Name Sym Last Change Corn ZCN21 (JUL 21) 684.50 -14.50 Soybean ZSN21 (JUL 21) 1508.50 -35.50 Previous articleFlexibility, a Key to Successful Weed Control in 2015Next articleMorning Outlook Andy Eubank RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Battle Resistance With the Soy Checkoff ‘Take Action’ Program Facebook Twitter Minor Changes in June WASDE Report All quotes are delayed snapshots STAY CONNECTED5,545FansLike3,961FollowersFollow187SubscribersSubscribelast_img read more

Attacks on journalists mar Mexico’s elections

first_img May 13, 2021 Find out more News Reports Receive email alerts MexicoAmericas Follow the news on Mexico MexicoAmericas to go further News 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies Organisation Help by sharing this information News June 10, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Attacks on journalists mar Mexico’s elections Journalists were among the many victims of the violence that marred Mexico’s elections on 7 June. Reporters Without Borders urges the authorities to investigate attacks on media personnel and to ensure that they do not go unpunished. RSF_en Reporter murdered in northwestern Mexico’s Sonora state May 5, 2021 Find out more April 28, 2021 Find out more NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say The Radiover news website reported that two of its journalists, Elena Anell and José Francisco García Reyes, were attacked in Xalapa, in the eastern state of Veracruz, while trying to cover alleged vote-buying by members of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).Unidentified individuals armed with a revolver broke the windshield of their car and seized their equipment, mobile phones, identity documents and other personal effects, Radiover said.The NGO Article 19 reported on the #RompeElMiedo network that there were a total of 27 aggressive acts towards journalists on 7 June, including theft of material, unjustified demands for the deletion of photos, threats, physical attacks and cyber-attacks on two websites. The #periodistas en riesgo network reported seven aggressive acts towards journalists.The election campaign – during which four candidates were murdered and major clashes occurred in several states including Oaxaca, Guerrero and Chiapas – also saw attacks on media personnel, especially by members of political parties.“Exposing corruption or fraud by political parties has become an act of bravery for journalists in Mexico, who risk not only being denied access to information but also being exposed to acts of intimidation, threats and even physical violence,” said Claire San Filippo, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Americas desk.“Anything seems to go in a country where there is a shocking level of collusion between officials and organized crime and where the judicial system is rarely available. We urge the authorities to quickly carry out investigations and bring the perpetrators to justice, and to provide appropriate protection to journalists who have been threatened.”Members of the National Action Party (PAN) attacked two reporters – Elizabeth Ibal Rocha of El Occidental and Fabiola Rosales of the Sol de México – on 4 June in Colima (in the western state of the same name), and tried to seize their equipment. The journalists told local media that they had been trying to interview people about motorcycles that were circulating with political propaganda on display.A reporter for the Mexico City-based newspaper La Reforma, who asked not to be identified, told Reporters Without Borders that he was attacked and beaten on the night of 29 May by members of the campaign staff of the PAN candidate for mayor in Huixquilucan, in the state of Mexico.He said they took his mobile phones and demanded that he delete photos of their candidate. La Reforma said an investigation has been opened by the office of the special prosecutor for crimes against freedom of expression.Speaking on condition of anonymity, other journalists also told Reporters Without Borders they had been the victims of violence. A woman journalist was sexually assaulted on 30 May in Veracruz while covering the final stage of candidate Erick Lagos’s campaign. It is impossible to say at this point if the assault was linked to her journalistic work.Reporters Without Borders has learned that another Veracruz-based woman journalist was threatened a week earlier in connection with her coverage of a PRI parliamentary candidate. She stopped writing about the candidate out of fear for her safety.Ranked 148th out of 180 countries in the 2015 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index, Mexico was the western hemisphere’s deadliest country for media personnel in 2014, with a total three journalists killed in a clear connection with their work. A woman blogger was also murdered.last_img read more