ZB Financial Holdings Limited (ZBFH.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2014 presentation results for the half year.For more information about ZB Financial Holdings Limited (ZBFH.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the ZB Financial Holdings Limited (ZBFH.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: ZB Financial Holdings Limited (ZBFH.zw) 2014 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileZB Financial Holdings Limited provides financial solutions to the commercial and merchant banking sector in Zimbabwe, as well as retail banking services, insurance operations and strategic investments. Known as Zimbank, the company services its clients through a nationwide footprint of branches in major towns and cities in Zimbabwe and electronic delivery channels. The Insurance division provides structured insurance products for short- and long-term insurance; and the Strategic Investment division offers shared services which include risk management, compliance and human resources, and investments in property holdings and sub-sectors of the financial sector. ZB Financial Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited (ALPL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Property sector has released it’s 2015 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited (ALPL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited (ALPL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited (ALPL.mu) 2015 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileAtlantic Leaf Properties Limited is a real estate company incorporated in Mauritius. The company is the first pound dominated Global Business Licence company to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited invests in high quality, investment grade real estate assets and companies which deliver solid returns for investors through both income and quality growth. Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited is listed on the Mauritius Stock Exchange as well as the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Car & General Limited (CGEN.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2016 annual report.For more information about Car & General Limited (CGEN.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Car & General Limited (CGEN.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Car & General Limited (CGEN.ke) 2016 annual report.Company ProfileCar & General Limited supplies power generation, automotive, engineering and agricultural equipment in Kenya. The company also imports and markets brands which are global leaders in various markets; including two- and three-wheeler vehicles, tractors, outboard engines, air compressors, laundry equipment and water pumps. Car & General Limited has subsidiary companies in Uganda and Tanzania, and branches in Arusha and Rwanda where it is the master distributor for Cummins (diesel generators, engines and parts). In Tanzania, Car & General manage Kibo Poultry Products Limited which is one of the oldest chicken broiler farms in Africa. It is the master distributor for Cummins diesel generators, engines and parts in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Seychelles, South Sudan and Somalia. The company was established in 1936 in Nakuru, Kenya; its head office and main operations were relocated to Nairobi following the rapid expansion of the business. Car & General Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
169 total views, 1 views today A new £1m funding scheme to support adult male teams within grassroots football clubs has launched.The Retain the Game fund has been created to boost football’s traditional format following a decrease in the number of adult male FA-affiliated grassroots league teams.Funded by The FA and delivered by the Football Foundation, Retain the Game is offering existing grassroots football clubs grants of £750 to continue offering playing opportunities in organised football. These grants will support clubs’ adult male teams in three age categories:Under-17 to Under-21Open AgeVeteransThe grants are designed to cover core costs incurred by grassroots clubs, including matchday and training facility hire, First Aid training and new Nike kit and equipment through a bespoke voucher.Grassroots clubs that meet the following criteria will be eligible to apply:Adult clubs with two or more adult male teams that hold the FA’s Adult Charter Standard award, Charter Standard Development or Chart Standard Community Club awardAdult clubs with two or more adult male teams who commit to become Adult Chart Standard within the 2018/19 seasonThe application window for Retain the Game is now open and closes on Wednesday 30 May with information available from local County FAs and online.Aidy Boothroyd, England Under-21s Manager, said: Advertisement Tagged with: football Funding sport Melanie May | 23 April 2018 | News New £1m Retain the Game grants scheme opens for applications AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 “I am delighted that Retain the Game has been launched. Adult male grassroots football is a fundamental part of the game and financial support provided through this scheme will have a fantastic impact in ensuring high levels of continued participation across the country. I would encourage all eligible teams to apply by visiting the Football Foundation website.”The new fund follows the recent Grow the Game funding window for 2018, which made £1.5 million available for grassroots clubs looking to create new women and girls or disability football teams and is predicted to this year create around 1,000 new female and disability teams in the grassroots game.As well as Retain the Game, the Football Foundation delivers the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund on behalf of the Premier League, The FA and the Government, through Sport England. Since 2000, the Foundation has supported over 17,000 grassroots projects worth more than £1.4bn. 170 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.
Previous articleMC_DavidHopkins_CMYK.jpgNext articleoat052119 Hitch_T20190507.jpg Digital AIM Web Support WhatsApp Local News Pinterest TAGS WhatsApp DPS Logo The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man killed in a rollover crash Friday in Ector County near State Loop 338. Andy Heffner, 22, of Wyoming was traveling west in a 2018 Ford F-350 at about 2:16 a.m. Friday on Loop 338, four miles south of Odessa, a DPS news release stated, when he left the roadway, overcorrected and rolled. Heffner was pronounced dead after reportedly not wearing a seatbelt. Passenger Ray Tamez, 38, of Donna, Texas, was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Medical Center Hospital with incapacitating injuries, a DPS release stated. The wreck was investigated by DPS Odessa Trooper Travis Payne who was assisted by DPS Odessa Trooper Andrew Garcia. Twitter Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 DPS identifies man in fatal rollover Pinterest Facebook Twitter
Jokr founder Ralf Wenzel. (Getty)A new delivery startup believes it can rival Amazon or Instacart when it comes to cheap, fast delivery — thanks, in part, to an ambitious plan to turn as many as 100 storefront locations in New York into micro-fulfillment centers.Jokr, founded by German entrepreneur Ralf Wenzel, has a bold promise: that it can deliver goods to consumers within 15 minutes. Customers use an app to order items, which are then ferried from those storefronts. Along with groceries, Jokr intends to sells items you would typically find in convenience stores or pharmacies — things that people use all the time and sometimes need in an instant.“In an age where retail rents are falling and warehouse rents are rising, there’s a new form of retail emerging that combines the two, but with a focus on speed, efficiency and maximum consumer experience,” said Morris Sabbagh of Kassin Sabbagh Realty, who is representing the company in its search for U.S. storefronts. So far, it’s already live in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Lima, Peru; and Mexico City. It will soon launch in Bogata, Colombia, along with other cities in the U.S. and Europe.ADVERTISEMENTIn New York, Kassin Sabbagh has already completed six deals for the startup, with another 15 leases out for signature. There are 20 more leases in the works, and the company also has New Jersey in its sights. Sabbagh would not elaborate on specific areas where the storefronts — which typically range from 2,500 square feet to 5,000 square feet — will be located, but said the company is looking “everywhere, every neighborhood.”But rather than paying top dollar for prime avenue locations, Jokr is looking primarily at space on side streets. “They are not depending on foot traffic but on density,” Sabbagh said.Wenzel previously founded FoodPanda, which later merged with DeliveryHero, another online food delivery service. Jokr has funding from SoftBank Group International — where Wenzel was a managing director — along with HV Capital and Tiger Global.Jokr says it will use technology, demographics and data to get deliveries done faster, turning over goods multiple times a day by knowing who will buy what and at what time of the day.“I know what is selling in the morning and what is selling in the evening,” said Aspa Lekka, a co-founder and the startup’s COO, who is spearheading its real estate push. “We know where to put each item and how to place the aisles.”Jokr says it will work directly with local suppliers. By cutting out the middleman, Lekka expects costs to be on par with supermarket prices, and there won’t be a minimum order size. So if you’re in the middle of baking a cake, for instance, and realize you’re out of butter, you can get that missing ingredient delivered while you keep on beating the eggs — and not miss a beat.“We have the expertise, we have the funding, we have great people on board, we have the right timing and the right markets, and we are ready to make this happen,” Lekka said. Share via Shortlink Commercial Real EstateRetail Real Estate Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Tags
7th Circuit Rejects Group’s I-69 ChallengesScott Olsen for www.theindianalawyer.comThe 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal judge’s ruling granting a motion to dismiss some charges and grant summary judgment on others to the United States Department of Transportation after a group opposing I-69 construction in southern Indiana, Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads, filed a lawsuit.CARR challenged several environmental aspects to the construction, alleging 18 counts of wrongdoing. The trial court found counts 9, and 13 through 18 were unripe, and that summary judgment on count 7 was appropriate. CARR appealed judgment on those counts.In count 7, CARR said defendants violated the National Environmental Policy Act by not filing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. They argued one was needed to address 2009 fleet vehicle data, the impact of the project on the endangered Indiana bat, and the impact of the project on certain historic sites. They argued the defendants arbitrarily used 2004 data instead of available 2009 data but Colin Bruce, District judge in the Central District of Illinois sitting by designation and writing the decision, said the defendants used 2004 data because 2009 data was not quality verified. Also, the plaintiffs did not show that using the 2009 data would have resulted in noncompliance.Bruce found there was no basis that the plight of the endangered Indiana bat required an SEIS, and the plaintiffs did not include enough evidence to justify the use of an SEIS to gauge the impact of certain historic sites.In count 13, plaintiffs alleged defendants violated the Clean Air Act and Administrative Procedure Act by not using the 2009 data, but Bruce said the law did not require defendants to use the 2009 data because it was not finalized until 2011. Also, the defendants knew about the 2009 data and chose not to use it.In counts 17 and 18, the plaintiffs said the defendants concealed certain information in violation of the NEPA, but did not provide sufficient evidence to back up their claims. Bruce said the defendants proved they considered all relevant factors when they decided on a route, and that’s all that was required.In counts 9, 14, 15 and 16, the plaintiffs did not respond to defendants’ request for summary judgment. They did not include any statement of material facts, and by failing to respond, the defendants’ facts were taken as represented in their motions, meaning they were granted summary judgment.Bruce said the trial court made an error in its dismissal of all of count 8, but that error was harmless. All of count 8 would have been judged in the defendants’ favor through summary judgment at trial anyway.The plaintiffs also claimed fraud on the court, but the only evidence of the fraud was “hearsay upon hearsay,” Bruce wrote, so that charge was not granted.The plaintiffs argued the District Court erred on a number of evidentiary issues, but the 7th Circuit thought otherwise there as well. The plaintiffs’ affidavit was hearsay, the subpoenas were quashed with reason and they were not entitled to an evidentiary hearing.Finally, the plaintiffs claimed there should have been additional discovery in the case, but again Bruce said the plaintiffs failed to show a need for it.The case is Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads, et al. v Anthony Foxx, in his official capacity as Secretary of the United States of Transportation, et al., No. 15-1554.FOOTNOTES: Our next “IS IT TRUE” will be posted on this coming Monday?Please take time and read our newest feature article entitled “HOT JOBS”. Jobs posted in this section are from Evansville proper.If you would like to advertise in the CCO please contact us City-County [email protected] “Readers Poll” question is: Do you feel that Evansville Brownfields Corp should be considered a public or private entity?Copyright 2015 City County Observer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributedFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail
Twitter WhatsApp Lawmakers pushing to have Indiana middle schoolers take civics course Facebook WhatsApp Twitter By Network Indiana – February 22, 2021 6 213 (Photo supplied/Michigan News Service) Today’s Indiana fourth-graders would have to take a civics course in middle school, under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Indiana House.Cicero Representative and former Hamilton Heights Superintendent Tony J. Cook (R) says the bill plugs an important hole in Indiana’s curriculum. His bill calls for the State Board of Education to issue standards by next summer. Schools would decide whether to put civics class in sixth, seventh or eighth grade.Representatives from both parties say they regularly see firsthand a lack of understanding of how government works. Lafayette Representative Sheila Klinker (D) says voters often ask her how things are in Washington. And House Majority Leader Matt Lehman (R-Berne) says when he visits classrooms to explain how a bill becomes law, parents often come up to him afterward to say how much of it was new to them.Indiana already requires a one-semester government course in high school. A pair of Indiana Bar Foundation task forces over the last two years recommended expanding that requirement to a full year, and adding elementary and middle school courses as well. The panel, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, says it’s not enough to touch on government basics as part of a broader social studies curriculum. It says there needs to be a dedicated focus on the subject.The expanded curriculum was one of 14 proposals the task force recommended implementing over the next five years, along with ideas such as requiring students to complete two civic projects, and requiring aspiring teachers to take a political science course.The Bar Foundation’s Civic Health Index in 2019 concluded students needed a better understanding not just of the mechanics of government, but media literacy and the ways to get involved in one’s community. The report pointed to reduced rates of community involvement, and declining voter registration and turnout.Last year’s election turnout rebounded to 65-percent, Indiana’s highest in 40 years. But the previous election in 2016 saw Indiana’s lowest presidential-year turnout in 40 years, despite then-Governor Mike Pence’s presence on the ballot as Donald Trump’s running mate. And off-year turnout bottomed out at 35-percent in 2014 before bouncing back to a 32-year high in 2018.The Senate will take up the bill next month. Google+ Previous articleSt. Joseph County Police warning of scammers driving “asphalt” truckNext articleKroger warns customers of potential data breach Network Indiana Google+ Pinterest Facebook IndianaLocalNews Pinterest
At his first official engagement as UK Government Minister for Wales, Nigel Adams will mark the bravery and commitment of our servicemen and women, past and present at the opening of the Welsh National Field of Remembrance at Cardiff Castle today (Wednesday 7 November).Paying tribute to those who have fought and continue to do so, Mr. Adams will deliver a reading and plant a wooden cross bearing his own personal tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.UK Government Minister for Wales, Nigel Adams said: In this centenary year it is more important than ever that we pause to think of every man and woman who has lived, fought and died defending our freedom. That is why I urge people from communities all over Wales to come together at this significant time of remembrance to ensure that the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women, and continue to make, are not forgotten. “It is with great honour that I pay my personal tributes to those courageous men and women who have pledged their lives to the service of our country today, your commitment and bravery does not go unnoticed.”
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