Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited (DFCU.ug) 2012 Annual Report

first_imgDevelopment Finance Company of Uganda Limited (DFCU.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2012 annual report.For more information about Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited (DFCU.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited (DFCU.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited (DFCU.ug)  2012 annual report.Company ProfileDevelopment Finance Company of Uganda is a commercial bank offering products and services for the retail, commercial and corporate banking sectors in Uganda through its subsidiary, DFCU Bank Ltd. Its product offering ranges from savings and current accounts to investment, fixed and demand deposits and personal and corporate credit. The bank provides medium and long-term finance to the private sector; with a focus on the agricultural, construction, tourism and hospitality, education, manufacturing and transport sectors. In addition to standard commercial banking products and services, DFCU Bank offers lease and mortgage finance, foreign exchange trading and money market transfer services. The company has an extensive network of branches and ATMS located in the major towns and cities of Uganda. Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited was founded in 1964; it became a commercial bank in 2000 after taking over and renaming Gold Trust Bank. Development Finance Company of Uganda is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgEcobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileEcobank Transnational Incorporated Plc is a financial institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the domestic, corporate, investment banking and treasury sectors. Customers include individuals, governments, financial institutions, local and international organisations, small to medium enterprises and micro businesses. Ecobank offers an extensive array of products and services ranging from transactional accounts, electronic banking and money transfer services to term loans, treasury services and financial advisory and consultancy services for asset and wealth management. The company is a subsidiary of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated. It operates through 640 branches located in major towns and cities in 27 countries in Africa. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

The toll of rugby on Johnny Sexton

first_imgRacing-Metro’s Irish fly-half Jonathan Sexton is about to kick the ball and to score during the Top 14 rugby union match Paris Stade Français vs Racing Metro, on October 26, 2013 at the Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, near Paris. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) Up until the autumn international break Sexton had played 666 minutes of Top 14 rugby, not to mention 180 minutes of Heineken Cup action against Clermont and the Scarlets. But let’s just concentrate on the Top 14 today and those devilish 666 minutes of league action.For Leinster last season, Sexton played a total of 668 minutes of Rabo12 rugby. That’s right, just two minutes more than he’s already totted up for Racing in the Top 14. Considering that Sexton is not even halfway through the Top 14 season and that, should Racing reach the final, potentially he has another 18 matches to play, then the ‘wear and tear’ Schmidt moans about is going to get far worse.Sexton has played in nine of Racing’s eleven league fixtures, one game fewer than he played for Leinster last season in the Rabo12. In the 2011-12 season the Ireland fly-half featured eight times for his province (seven starts and one as a substitute) and in the 2010-2011 campaign he appeared in ten matches. Waiting for some news: Johnny Sexton will have to wait and see what the extent of his hamstring injury isBy Gavin MortimerJONATHAN SEXTON is looking unlikely to play against the All Blacks at the weekend. The Ireland fly-half limped out of Saturday’s dispiriting 32-15 loss to Australia with a hamstring injury and the extent of his condition will be known once medics have consulted his scans.Speaking on Sunday, Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said in all probability the 28-year-old Sexton will have to undergo a fitness test later this week before any decision is made on the All Blacks game. “My expectation would be that he would have to train on Friday,” said Schmidt, adding: “He hasn’t really spent that much time with us training, he had a little hip-flexor issue plus we left him to rest against Samoa just because of the attritional game time he had already accumulated…I think the wear and tear of that game time has consequences, and unfortunately those consequences have fallen in our lap.”Palpable fury?: Josef Schmidt takes Ireland’s trainingSchmidt’s frustration – perhaps anger would be a more accurate description – is palpable, and it’s clear who he holds responsible for Sexton’s plight. Racing Metro.Sexton signed for the French club last season, leaving behind Leinster for an alleged monthly salary of €52,000 (according to the French press, only Toulon star Jonny Wilkinson’s monthly wage of €56,000 trumps Sexton in the Top 14). Big bucks, but in return the Parisian club wanted their pound of flesh. And boy have they got it. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS No longer lovingly managed: Sexton has played a lot of rugbyThe days of Sexton being lovingly managed through the season by Leinster and the IRFU are long gone. As has been well documented, the Top 14 clubs have little sympathy with the international game, and who can blame them given the pay packets they dole out. Sexton – along with Dan Lydiate, Jamie Roberts and a host of other world stars – was hired by Racing owner Jacky Lorenzetti over the summer to transform the club’s fortunes after several disappointing seasons .So far they haven’t been able to turn things around, and Racing lie ninth in the table behind the likes of the far less wealthy Grenoble and Brive. So Sexton’s fitness won’t just be causing concern in Ireland this week; there’ll be more than the odd Parisian hoping it’s nothing too serious. After all, Racing have a busy Christmas schedule coming up with three games in 14 days. Johnny is needed, dodgy hamstring and all.last_img read more

NZ: Christchurch Cathedral dean quits post for city council seat

first_img Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Martinsville, VA Submit an Event Listing This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Shreveport, LA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Tags Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 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 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET [Ecumenical News International, Wellington, New Zealand] After nine years, the Rev. Peter Beck, dean of the Anglican Christchurch Cathedral, is quitting “the best job the church” to run for a seat on the Christchurch City Council.He wants to play a greater role in rebuilding New Zealand’s second biggest city following the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Feb. 22.“The best way I can represent many communities, including the church, is to campaign for a seat around the council table,” Beck said. “A new dean will lead the next phase in the project to build a new and wonderful cathedral, which must honor our heritage and build for the future.”Beck reportedly clashed with Christchurch Bishop Victoria Matthews over fundraising tactics to rebuild the deconsecrated Cathedral. He had hoped the cathedral would be rebuilt by the first anniversary of the earthquake, while Matthews believed money should be raised for all Anglican churches damaged in the quake, rather than just the cathedral.Haydn Rawstron of the cathedral’s Canons Almoner group says the Bishop is flying in the face of public opinion on the question of Christchurch Cathedral’s future and “seems now to have made untenable the position of the brilliantly competent cathedral dean, Peter Beck,” he wrote in a letter to The Press newspaper.Matthews, who is in South Korea on church-related business, did not respond to the criticism, but in a letter to her diocese she thanked Beck for his “outstanding ministry at the cathedral and in the wider community.”The Christchurch City Council will decide Dec. 16 whether to give money or public land to a proposal to build a temporary, cardboard cathedral. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Anglican Communion Director of Music Morristown, NJ Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA 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 Belleville, IL Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Albany, NY By David CramptonPosted Dec 12, 2011 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Press Release Service Rector Bath, NC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID center_img Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Tampa, FL Rector Washington, DC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Pittsburgh, PA Submit a Press Release Featured Jobs & Calls Featured Events Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK NZ: Christchurch Cathedral dean quits post for city council seat Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY 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 Submit a Job Listing Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Collierville, TN Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Smithfield, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS 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 Associate Rector Columbus, GA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZlast_img read more

£600,000 available for young people’s sports providers from Persimmon Homes

first_img Tagged with: Funding sport  175 total views,  1 views today Persimmon Homes is offering young people’s amateur sport providers monthly grants of £750 until the end of year as well as the chance to win much bigger cash prizes.Through the Persimmon Healthy Communities programme, Persimmon Homes has been giving away 30 monthly donations of £750 each since May through its 29 regional businesses and head office in York to purchase sports kits and equipment for teams and individuals aged 21 and under. The donations will be handed out monthly until the end of this year, and in January each of Persimmon’s 30 businesses will choose one entry to go forward into its national competition to win a top prize of £200,000 as well as two runners up prizes of £50,000 and 27 finalist awards of £5,000 each.The 30 entrants will then go head to head in a national online vote to see who will win the top prize, with an online vote closing on 16 March 2018. The entrant with the most votes wins, and all 30 entrants will be invited to Persimmon’s gala dinner at York Racecourse on 17 April 2018 where the winners will be announced.The competition is open to registered charities, clubs, schools, individuals and other organisations that provide sports training and sports opportunities within England, Wales and/or Scotland to young people aged 21 and under. Melanie May | 9 October 2017 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 Advertisement  176 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 £600,000 available for young people’s sports providers from Persimmon Homes 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.last_img read more

Iraq still reeling from U.S. wars

first_imgThe Pentagon launched the Desert Storm war against Iraq in January of 1991, destroying much of Baghdad’s water and sewage infrastructure with savage bombing raids. Strict sanctions against Iraq prevented full recovery in the 1990s, and the 2003 imperialist invasion added to the damage.After five years of occupation, this 2008 photo from Sadr City in Baghdad shows Iraqi children drinking water from these wrecked pipes. Cholera, a gastrointestinal disease, and typhoid, which had been virtually eradicated in Iraq by 1989, made a comeback under the Western imperialist occupation. Today, the electricity and water supply systems in Baghdad are in even worse condition than in 2008.A couple million people in the Northeast U.S. have just experienced Superstorm Sandy and the collateral suffering produced by capitalist climate change and neglect of the infrastructure. The poorest and most oppressed have also received the least relief. This has placed them closer to the Iraqis, who have suffered for 22 years from the Pentagon’s direct destruction.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Independent journalist sentenced to 22 months in prison after being held for 19 months without trial

first_img May 6, 2020 Find out more February 28, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Independent journalist sentenced to 22 months in prison after being held for 19 months without trial Follow the news on Cuba Cuba and its Decree Law 370: annihilating freedom of expression on the Internet News Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders voiced surprise today at the 22-month prison sentence which Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez, a correspondent of the Miami-based Payolibre and Nueva Prensa Cubana websites and the US government-funded Radio Martí, received yesterday from a Havana court on a charge of “disturbing the peace,” and said it hoped the 19 months he has already spent in detention will be deducted from the time he has to serve.“Such a severe sentence for ‘disturbing the peace’ is in itself surprising,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Guerra was held for 19 months without being charged before being tried. We obviously hope this long period already spent behind bars will be discounted from his sentence and that he will be released soon.”The organisation added: “Prior to his arrest, Guerra was repeatedly harassed because of his journalistic activities, and the peaceful demonstration in which he took part on 13 July 2005 was just used as a pretext for imprisoning him.”According to the Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN), Guerra, 28, was one of five dissidents who appeared before a municipal court in Havana yesterday. They received sentences ranging from 22 months to two years in prison for “disturbing the peace” by staging a peaceful demonstration on 13 July 2005 to commemorate the shipwreck 11 years earlier of five Cuban “balseros” who had been trying to reach Florida by sea.The five were arrested by State Security police as soon as they started to hold the demonstration. If the time Guerra has already spent in detention is taken into account, he should be released on 13 April.Following his arrest, Guerra was held in a National Revolutionary Police cell for three months and was then transferred to the Technical Investigations Department (DTI) in Havana. He was hospitalised several times in October and November 2005 when he went on hunger strike, but each time he was returned to the detention centre. He has developed a kidney infection since his arrest and has frequent asthma attacks.Of the 25 Cuban journalists currently behind bars, two have not been tried. Armando Betancourt, 44, a Nueva Prensa Cubana contributor and editor of the clandestine newspaper El Camagueyano, was supposed to have been tried on 8 February before a municipal court in the central city of Camagüey, but the judges adjourned the trial because they found that the statements provided by State Security agents were “contradictory.” Betancourt was arrested on 23 May 2006. RSF_en Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez, a correspondent of the Payolibre and Nueva Prensa Cubana websites and Radio Martí, was sentenced yesterday to 22 months in prison for “disturbing the peace.” He had been held without trial since his arrest during a demonstration in Havana on 13 July 2005. October 15, 2020 Find out more October 12, 2018 Find out more New press freedom predators elected to UN Human Rights Council News to go further News CubaAmericas Organisation News CubaAmericas RSF and Fundamedios welcome US asylum ruling in favor of Cuban journalist Serafin Moran Santiago Help by sharing this information last_img read more

Newspaper editor released on bail pending trial

first_img Sierra LeoneAfrica July 4, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Newspaper editor released on bail pending trial to go further The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa Organisation Follow the news on Sierra Leone News April 6, 2020 Find out more Philip Neville, the editor of the privately-owned Standard Times daily newspaper, was released from Pademba Road prison late yesterday after paying bail. No date has yet been set for his trial.————–3.07.2007 – Court sets high bail and other tough conditions for editor’s releaseA Freetown court yesterday charged Philip Neville, the editor of the privately-owned Standard Times daily newspaper, with libel, malicious propaganda and publishing false news, and set very tough conditions for his provisional release, Reporters Without Borders has learned.The court set bail of 200 million leones (about 50,000 euros) for Neville. It also stipulated that three people would have to stand security for Neville, two of whom would have to own homes in the Western area worth at least 50,000 euros. The bail amount and the property titles of the guarantors will have to be deposited with the high court clerk’s office before Neville can be freed.Neville was arrested by plain-clothes police on 28 June after publishing an article accusing President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah of keeping quiet about gifts that Sierra Leone had been offered by Libya. Initially held at a police station in the district of Aberdeen, Neville was moved to a crowded cell at police headquarters. After falling ill, he was transferred to Police Kingdom Hospital before appearing in court yesterday.Meanwhile, Mamajah “DJ Base” Jalloh, a presenter on the UN radio station in Sierra Leone, has been “invited” for questioning at the headquarters of the investigative police after organising a programme about Col. Gaddafi’s alleged gifts.———-29.07.2007 – Editor arrested for saying president kept quiet about Gaddafi’s giftsReporters Without Borders calls for the release of Philip Neville, the editor of the privately-owned Standard Times daily, who was arrested by plain-clothes police yesterday after publishing an article accusing President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah of keeping quiet about gifts that Sierra Leone had been offered by Libya.“Many news media have been talking about Col. Muammar Gaddafi’s gifts, not just the Standard Times,” the press freedom organisation said. “One has the impression that Neville was arrested in order to settle scores and to issue a warning in the run-up to the 11 August general elections.”Reporters Without Borders added: “The government has never understood that jailing journalists is not the way to resolve disputes with the privately-owned press. Now it once again finds itself having to take responsibility for the fate of a political prisoner who is being prosecuted under an archaic law.”Neville was arrested yesterday afternoon on the orders of the attorney general and justice minister after the president’s office issued a statement earlier in the day announcing that it had asked them to take the “necessary action” in response to an article in the previous day’s issue of the Standard Times headlined “Bombshell – Colonel Gaddafi Exposes Government.”Published the day after a visit to Freetown by the Libyan leader, the article said that during a meeting at the national stadium, Gaddafi had embarrassed President Kabbah by listing all the gifts which Libya had offered Sierra Leone and which the Kabbah government had never mentioned.In its statement, the president’s office described the article as “irresponsible propaganda” that contained “not an iota of truth” and denied that Col. Gaddafi had made the comments attributed to him. The statement also insisted that the president’s office had often referred to Libya’s gifts and accused the Standard Times of “woefully failing to observe the basic rules of journalism.”Now held at a police detention centre in Aberdeen, a neighbourhood in the west of Freetown, Neville is to be prosecuted under the 1965 public order act for libel and sedition.Several other newspapers also posed questions about the gifts reported by Col. Gaddafi, who was warmly received by President Kabbah and his supporters although the visit rankled with many Sierra Leoneans because of Gaddafi’s controversial role in the civil war and his support for the “arm-amputating” rebels of Foday Sankoh’s Revolutionary United Front. November 27, 2020 Find out more RSF_en center_img Receive email alerts Reports Help by sharing this information News Covid-19 in Africa: RSF joins a coalition of civil society organizations to demand the release of imprisoned journalists on the continent News Sierra LeoneAfrica Coronavirus infects press freedom in Africa March 29, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Senator questions HSE taxi spend in light of hospital bus withdrawal

first_img Twitter WhatsApp Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Senator questions HSE taxi spend in light of hospital bus withdrawal HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week News Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Pinterest Facebookcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous article53% of Donegal County Council purchases breach purchasing proceduresNext articleGarda hunt men who mugged and assaulted man in Bundoran News Highland By News Highland – August 2, 2012 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitter Facebook Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has called on the Health Minister James Reilly to justify a HSE taxi bill of over €28 million last year, while axing a bus for Donegal patients that cost less than €100,000.The HSE confirmed a 10% increase in taxi costs in 2011.The bill for staff taxis alone was €357,334 while taxis for patients cost over €27.6 million.Senator Ó Domhnaill has said he is appalled at the exorbitant figure:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/bod830TAXI.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

No clear picture of next government emerging from latest polls

first_img Google+ Previous articleDetails emerge of serious assault in Derry on New Year’s MorningNext articlePeter Casey in discussion with Shane Ross over possible Seanad bid admin Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitter Google+ Pinterest No clear picture of next government emerging from latest polls HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal By admin – January 17, 2016 center_img Facebook WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Two new opinion polls paint a mixed picture of the government parties’ prospects ahead of the General Election.A Sunday Times poll shows Fine Gael dropping two points and Labour unchanged, while a survey by the Sunday Business Post indicates a two-point decrease for Labour with Fine Gael holding steady.In terms of the Opposition, the Red C poll in the Sunday Business Post shows Fianna Fail gaining two points to 19, level with Sinn Féin who are unchanged.Independents and Others share 23 per cent, in a poll which was taken between last Monday and Wednesday.The Sunday Times poll by Behaviour & Attitudes was done over a longer window – January 4th to 13th and showed Fianna Fail drop of one point to 20, while Sinn Féin fall one to 16, and the rest share 26.Political Editor of the Sunday Times Stephen O’Brien, says there is still ample time for these positions to change as the parties wait for the election to be officially called………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/sunpolls.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more