RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2006 interim results for the half year.For more information about RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) 2006 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileRDC Properties Limited is a property management, development and rental company in Botswana. It also has interests in Madagascar through a Mauritian-based subsidiary. The company develops and manages commercial, industrial and residential developments which are based in prime locations in major towns and cities of Botswana. RDC Properties Limited offers long-term value to its shareholders through construction income, rental income, hospitality income, capital appreciation and the sale of premium properties. Landmark properties in its portfolio include Masa Centre, Standard Chartered House, Chobe Marina Lodge and Isalo Rock Lodge. RDC Properties is investigating investment opportunities to expand its footprint in South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia.
Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL.bw) 2019 annual report.Company ProfileBotswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL Group) is a leading financial services group in Botswana which operates through three subsidiaries. Botswana Insurance Fund Management (BIFM) is an asset management company and wholly-owned by BIHL Group; managing in excess of P23.9 billion in assets across equity, fixed income, real estate, liquidity and alternative investments. The subsidiary company is also invested in non-traditional assets which include the healthcare industry, tourism sector and property development. Botswana Life Insurance Limited (BLIL) is the leading life insurer in Botswana; with an estimated market share of 80%. Legal Guard is a legal expenses insurer which provides clients with access to personal legal counseling and assistance with experienced attorneys based in 11 branches located in the major towns and cities of Botswana. Legal Guard represents clients in civil, criminal and labour matters.
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Structural Engineer: Projects Apartments Funenhof / Arons en Gelauff Architects “COPY” ArchDaily Architects: Arons en Gelauff architecten Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyApartments•Amsterdam, The Netherlands The Netherlands Save this picture!© Luuk Kramer+ 15Curated by Clara Ott Share Photographs: Luuk Kramer Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Facedo, Foreco, Glazing Vision, Solarlux, VIOS Year: 2018 Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/909426/funenhof-arons-en-gelauff-architects Clipboard Collaborator:Tjeerd BeemsterboerClient:Vink Bouw, Grayfield and TroyArchitect In Charge:Floor Arons, Arnoud GelauffCity:AmsterdamCountry:The NetherlandsMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Luuk KramerRecommended ProductsMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesText description provided by the architects. This project for eight family houses is situated near the Funenpark in the city centre of Amsterdam. The site is a small courtyard, behind a former school building turned into housing. These 8 single family houses are built on the location of a demolished small factory, which was used as a workspace and studio for a media company. The hidden and enclosed space reminds us of the typical Amsterdam courtyards from the middle Ages. The new intimate courtyard is designed together with Hosper Landscape Architecture and the inhabitants of the school. The owners have a small private outside space and the rest is communal space.Save this picture!With a special eye for scale, material and orientation, the new dwellings are carefully fitted in its context. The facade is pushed back five meters compared to the old outline, to create more distance between the houses and the school.Save this picture!© Luuk KramerSave this picture!To increase privacy, we created a ‘hood’: Wooden frames which are placed in front of the façade to mediate between the private and the public realm. They are placed horizontally and vertically. The facade keeps its maximum transparency, while preventing an obliquely insight. Another advantage of this hood is its protection from direct sunlight. It is also possible to grow plants alongside this hood. This will enforce the green character of the courtyard. At groundlevel, these ‘hoods’ provide a little bench in front of your house.Save this picture!© Luuk KramerSave this picture!The dwellings have a simple layout. This gave the opportunity for the inhabitants to make adjustments to their liking. All eight houses are unique in layout and interior.In close collaboration with the owners of the warehouse and the contractor, VINK BOUW, and the inhabitants this plan was developed in a team.Save this picture!© Luuk KramerProject gallerySee allShow lessBURSA / balbek bureauSelected ProjectsArch House / FRARI – architecture networkSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Blankenstraat 386, 1018 SK Amsterdam, The NetherlandsLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Pieters Bouwtechniek Funenhof / Arons en Gelauff ArchitectsSave this projectSaveFunenhof / Arons en Gelauff Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/909426/funenhof-arons-en-gelauff-architects Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeArons en Gelauff architectenOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsAmsterdamThe NetherlandsPublished on January 17, 2019Cite: “Funenhof / Arons en Gelauff Architects” 17 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Entries open for Institute of Fundraising Scotland Annual Awards Tagged with: Awards Institute of Fundraising Scotland Howard Lake | 15 July 2011 | News Scottish fundraisers and organisations can now enter this year’s Institute of Fundraising Scotland’s Annual Awards. Entries and nominations are open to organisations large and small: “excellent fundraising can be achieved by any organisation and anyone”, says the Institute.There are six categories of award:– Fundraiser of the Year– Volunteer Fundraiser/ Fundraising Group of the Year– Individual Giving– Community/ Events– Corporate & Trusts– Digital FundraisingNominations can be made until 17.00 on 30 September 2011. The winners will be announced at the annual awards dinner on 25 October at the Institute of Fundraising Scotland’s Scottish Conference in Glasgow.www.scottishconference.org.uk/www/award AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 19 total views, 2 views today 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.
Free training and mentoring for English heritage organisations seeking to increase their resilience and funding is available through Heritage Compass – the National Lottery Heritage Fund Business Support Programme.Applications are now open for the two-year programme, which will help 150 small or medium-sized heritage organisations (including local museums, parks, landscapes, places of worship and heritage buildings) future proof their business model.The training will include:Business planning income generation and financeStakeholder and audience developmentsetting goals for heritage and social impactGovernanceHeritage Compass – the National Lottery Heritage Fund Business Support Programme is delivered by Cause4, in partnership with Creative United and the Arts Marketing Association, and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.Applications are accepted throughout autumn with two deadlines in November and December. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 444 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Melanie May | 20 October 2020 | News Free mentoring & training available for English heritage organisations 443 total views, 2 views today Advertisement Tagged with: heritage Training 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.
Welker recommends getting the sprayer into the field before you take the planter in, “Once you have a crop in and up, it takes away several tools you can use to control glyphosate resistant marestail.” He said there are many situations where you can get the sprayer into the field before the planter and not cause any soil compaction. But he warns to watch what you are using to control those weeds. You want to use a chemistry that will allow you to plant right after and not wait. Welker said BASF has a family of products that would allow a grower to spray weeds in the morning and plant in the afternoon. SHARE He recommends the earlier you start your weed control program, the better, “I advise growers to take care of weeks while they are small, under 4 inches then they really don’t have a chance to compete with the crop.” Welker also suggests that fungicides may be critical this year as the wet spring may produce a higher level of disease than last year. Wet Spring Spawns Heavy Weed PressureWhile most of the 2013 crop is still in the bag, this wet spring has given weeds a head start in many fields. While planting may be a farmer’s top priority, controlling weeds needs to be job #1. Gary Welker, Indiana based BASF technical services manager, says, “When the opportunity presents itself and these fields dry out, we need to begin to control these weeds.” He told HAT with plenty of moisture and several weeks of warmer weather, weeds are taking off. He is especially concerned about marestail, “Because most of the state has all glyphosate resistant marestail or a mix of mostly glyphosate resistant marestail.” Facebook Twitter Wet Spring Spawns Heavy Weed Pressure Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Wet Spring Spawns Heavy Weed Pressure SHARE By Gary Truitt – May 7, 2013 Previous articleGroups Craft Crop Insurance CompromiseNext articleNCGA Comments on House White Paper on Impacts of the RFS Gary Truitt
Facebook Linkedin Tori Knoxhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tori-knox/ Tori Knoxhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tori-knox/ Previous articleTCU students receive evacuation text by mistakeNext articleThe Skiff: October 06, 2016 Tori Knox RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printThe 11-month concert series at the 109’s Arborlawn United Methodist Church will be starting later than usual this year.The series was originally scheduled to begin Sept. 25, but was canceled because of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra strike.Karen Gusset, the worship arts administrator, said the concert series is intended to be a gift of live music and celebration for the community where musicians could perform and the community could listen to live music.This year the concert series will begin on Sunday Oct. 9 with a piano recital by Vivian Siao, and a fifth Sunday event on July 30, 2017.Michael Plantz, director of music, said some groups return to perform, while some musicians are invited to play. Occasionally, a musician or group wanting to perform will approach the church.As was the case with Broadway performer Marcus Lovett, Plantz said.“They came through First Command Financial, which is an organization that raises money for veterans and their families in Tarrant County,” Plantz said. “They came to us asking to use the space, because Marcus Lovett was going to donate his time for a benefit concert and they’ve since then asked the choir to join them.”While most of the concerts are free to attend there are some ticketed events, like the Lovett concert.“Most of what we do we try to offer either free or as low cost as we can as a gift to the community,” Plantz said.Gusset said the church wants the concerts to be intergenerational and includes children opportunities called “Kinderconcerts.”“The FWISD does four concerts over the course of two days and we have almost 4,000 children that come into the sanctuary,” Gosset said.Buses will bring the children to the church where they hear Kids Who Care perform, Gosset said.“It’s so exciting to see all the children come,” Gosset said.All concerts, apart from Lenten and Advent concerts, are held in the sanctuary, which can hold up to 1,200 people, Gosset said.Attendance to the concerts vary, but Plantz said when Martin High School Choir comes it will be full. He said the Salute to America concert is always packed and he also anticipates a large audience for the Lovett concert this season.More information, including ticket information where appropriate, can be found here. Facebook Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Twitter ReddIt Teenage pregnancy rates remain high in Tarrant County Tori Knox Gang evolution does not match common perceptions Fort Worth’s cat population remains steady Tori Knoxhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tori-knox/ Twitter Tori Knoxhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tori-knox/ Linkedin Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature ReddIt Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday National Night Out increases community safety + posts
Follow the news on China Chinese government gets a new SMS messaging surveillance system News ChinaAsia – Pacific April 27, 2021 Find out more A Chinese firm announced on 11 June 2004 that it had secured permission from the Public Security Ministry to market its real-time surveillance system for SMS (mobile phone text) messages. Reporters Without Borders condemned this use of new technology to gag free expression. China’s Cyber Censorship Figures Organisation RSF_en News News Receive email alerts to go further China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison July 1, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 “Bware, SMS unda ctrl” Chinese firm Venus info Tech Ltd said on 11 June 2004 that it had secured permission from the Public Security Ministry to market its real-time surveillance system for SMS (mobile phone text) messages. The new technology will allow the authorities to filter messages using key words and to pinpoint “reactionary” text-senders.Reporters Without Borders condemns this new surveillance system. “The Chinese authorities are making ever greater use of new technology to control the circulation of news and information. In the past months we have been witnessing a real downturn in press freedom particularly on the Internet. The international community should react against this hardening by the Chinese regime”, said the organisation.Venus info Tech Ltd said in its press release that its surveillance system would allow it to home in on “false political rumours” and “reactionary remarks” among others. It works through filtering algorithms created by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, based on keywords and combinations of key words.It generates automatic alerts to police and saves information about suspect texts – date of sending, sender of a message and so on ˆ for 60 days. It could also be used for surveillance of other types of electronic messages such as emails. The website Internetpolicy.net, specialised in press freedom issues on the Internet, has raised the alarm about the new system, “if this product works as claimed, and if its price is as low as Chinese products usually tend to be, exports to other countries may soon followit”, it said.According to the same press release, China currently has 2,800 SMS surveillance centres. These specialised departments came under great pressure during the Sars crisis, in May 2003, to monitor messages sent about the epidemic. Around a dozen people were arrested as a result for having spread “false rumours” through their mobile phones.On 2 June 2004, the deputy minister of Public Security, Zhang Xinfeng, announced the launch of a campaign against the criminal use of text messages. Crooks could make use of text messages to send bogus promotional offers and obtain its victims bank details. The minister at the time insisted on the necessity of deploying “specialised technology” to prevent this type of crime.There has been a huge increase in the use of mobile phones in China in recent years. In some cities ˆ such as Guangzhou or Beijing ˆ the rate of mobile phone ownership has reached 60 %, a figure close to that in Western countries. Help by sharing this information March 12, 2021 Find out more June 2, 2021 Find out more ChinaAsia – Pacific News Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes
NewsCrime & CourtDundon fails in bid to adjourn murder trialBy Staff Reporter – February 24, 2014 605 Advertisement Facebook Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April TAGSfeaturedfull-image Print WhatsApp Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL Linkedin LIMERICK crime gang boss Wayne Dundon has failed to secure an adjournment of his trial for the murder of Roy Collins five years ago.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The 35-year-old from Lenihan Avenue, who is still in custody on a charge of murdering the Limerick businessman, is due to face trial along with 23-year-old Nathan Killeen of Hyde Road on April 29 next.On April 9, 2009, a gunman entered the Coin Castle Amusement arcade at the Roxboro Road Shopping centre and shot Mr Collins.Last week, Mr Justice Paul Butler ruled that the possibility that the trial could go beyond the scheduled timeframe was not reason enough to adjourn it.The court was told that the State was anxious to get on with the trial after hearing from Garda Chief Superintendent David Sheehan of the possibility of threats to prosecution witnesses. He said that that the protection and safety of those witnesses was made more difficult as time went by.He said that Gardaí were aware of certain threats that had been made against proposed prosecution witnesses and “attacks on witness families were very likely”.According to Chief Superintendent Sheahan. any delays in progressing with the trial would cause a significant strain on resources.Mr Justice Butler said that the court had to balance the potential danger to life and the absolute duty of the trial court to ensure a fair trial.Dismissing the application for an adjournment, he said that any disclosure issues could be dealt with in advance with of the scheduled April date for trial. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended No vaccines in Limerick yet Previous articleJob creation a priority for election candidateNext articleMother of nine isolated and abandoned in caravan Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie First Irish death from Coronavirus Twitter Email