Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) 2006 Annual Report

first_imgSefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2006 annual report.For more information about Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw)  2006 annual report.Company ProfileSefalana Holdings Company Limited is a major retail operation with interests in the wholesale and retail distribution of fast-moving consumer goods in Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho and Namibia. It operates 20 major supermarkets under the retail name Sefalana Shopper; 25 cash-and-carry outlets trading under the name Sefalana Cash and Carry; 3 hyperstores trading as Sefalana Hyper Store; 4 liquor stores trading as Sefalana Liquor; and one cigarette distribution outlet trading as Capital Tobacco. The company also sells tractors, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, power-generating plants, water pumps, EDM locomotives and spares, and has franchise dealerships for MAN, TATA and Honda. Well-known subsidiaries in the Group include Foods Botswana, Commercial Motors, Mechanised Farming, Vintage Travel and Tours and Kgalagadi Soap Industries. Sefalana Holding Company Limited was founded in 1974 and its head office is in Gaborone, Botswana.last_img read more

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Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgMainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu)  2018 abridged results.Company ProfileMainland Real Estate Limited is a real estate company that is focused on investments in undervalued and high quality investment grade real estate assets as well as companies which deliver suitable returns for investors through both income and capital growth. Lux Island Resorts Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img

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Leicester Tigers do the crossbar challenge – Video

first_imgLeicester are getting ready for the biggest game of their season this weekend, when they host Northampton in the Aviva Premiership top of the table clash. But recently Scott Quinnell went into the Tigers’ lair of their training ground at Oadby to challenge the Leicester boys to his famous Crossbar Challenge. So click before if you want to see Rod Stewart (we mean Jordan Crane), Tom Croft, Ben Youngs and the rest try to defeat Big Scott! LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img

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Oblatoo search engine offers 1p for charity for every search

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Oblatoo is offering a downloadable toolbar to help make it easier for users to use its search engine.It includes a current list of income for each charity. The Teenage Cancer Trust is currently far in the lead of other charities, generating 40% of the total income, worth £279.91.The site was set up by Nottingham University graduate Tim Fouracre and Andrew Dodson who, according to student publication ‘Impact magazine’, “realised that the Internet search engine is a powerful money-spinning machine that could be redirected to suit better purposes.” Oblatoo search engine offers 1p for charity for every search  35 total views,  1 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.center_img Oblatoo is a new search engine which is offering to donate 1p for every search it generates using Google search results.Oblatoo, derived from the word “oblation”, meaning a charitable offering or gift, has been set up as a not-for-profit company. Launched in January 2006 and improved last month when it teamed up with Google to provide its search results, Oblatoo aims to generate £1 million for charities, although at this early stage it has generated just over £700.Charities signed up to benefit include Shelter, Teenage Cancer Trust, Oxfam, Christian Aid, UNICEF and Water Aid. Advertisement Tagged with: Digital Howard Lake | 18 September 2006 | Newslast_img read more

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10 unusual donations to British Heart Foundation charity shops

first_img3. Sovereign Coin – £220.89Sovereigh coin donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold by the charity on eBayBearing the head of Edward VII, a 22ct gold sovereign coin from 1905 was sold for £220.89 on the BHF eBay store. Donated to the Portslade BHF shop in East Sussex, the rare coin was manufactured in Perth in the early 20th century and weighed 8.01g.4. Fish Ornament – £555Salmon fish ornament donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold by the charity on eBayA Royal Copenhagen 5456 Salmon Fish ornament was sold for £555 on the BHF eBay store, after being donated to the Sevenoaks BHF shop. The porcelain figurine had a starting price of £9.99 and in just ten days had smashed the £500 mark thanks to five keen bidders.5. Vivienne Westwood Corset – £123.99Vivienne Westwood corset donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold via eBayA rare Vivienne Westwood brown leather corset basque top from 1991, which was included in Chertsey Museum’s An Image of Itself exhibition, raised £123.99 for the BHF. Made from 100% leather with an oriental print lining, the structured boned corset was originally donated to the Formby BHF shop.6. Military Medals – £190Military tin and medals donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold via eBayWhen an ‘Imperium Britannicum’ military tin, issued to soldiers in 1914 to hold their personal effects, was donated to the Crewe BHF Furniture & Electrical store, the team were amazed to discover it contained a collection of 19 military medals from World Wars One and Two. The badges, awarded to a range of different people, sold for a total of £190 with the tin.7. Cornet – £1,953Cornet donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold via eBayA tarnished cornet with dents and scratches that was donated to a BHF shop in Staffordshire was almost thrown out before a volunteer realised it was a rare item made by Distin & Co., a celebrated 19th Century British brass instrument manufacturer. Although it was damaged, the instrument still worked well and the price rose from £4.99 to £1,953 in just seven days.8. Collection of real bugs and insects – £205Bugs and insects donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold via eBayA comprehensive set of 1-69 Real Life Bugs & Insects magazines, complete with preserved insects and display cases, was more valuable than the Hull BHF shop originally thought, when it sold for £205. Each magazine, published in association with the Natural History Museum, came with a preserved insect and aimed to teach children everything about the insect world.9. Pocket Watch – £720Pocket watch donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold via eBayHaving been donated to the Liverpool BHF shop, a Walthams 18ct gold pocket watch from 1918 sold for £720 online. The vintage watch, which was in good working order, featured an inscription on the reverse saying “Presented to William Wigglesworth by Samuel Heap & Son, Ltd. In appreciation of 31 years faithful service. Rochdale. August 1918”.10. Baby Grand Piano – £870A Baby Grand Piano donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold via eBayDonated to the Wandsworth BHF Furniture & Electrical store, a 19th century John Broadwood & Sons baby grand piano fetched £870 for the BHF. In full working order, the antique attracted bids from eight people.Andrew Shaw, BHF eBay Manager, said: “It’s amazing what people donate to BHF shops. When staff spot high-value and unique items, they send them over to us and we list them on eBay. This means we not only get the best price for the rare and beautiful items, but that these objects are available to many more people than they would be if they were just sold in the shop they were donated to”. Tagged with: Trading Howard Lake | 3 July 2014 | News  123 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 [message_box title=”The oddest donation of them all?” color=”blue”]African pygmy hedgehog donated by mistake to a BHF shopAn African pygmy hedgehog, small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, was once accidentally donated to the Walthamstow BHF shop after hiding in a donation bag along with clothes, books and shoes. Once the team realised, it was handed over to the South Essex Wildlife Trust.[/message_box] 10 unusual donations to British Heart Foundation charity shops AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 The British Heart Foundation receives some very peculiar donations at its shops across the UK, mixed in with the usual unwanted but good quality items Britons hand over.Here is their top 10 of most unusual donated items which they listed and sold on their BHF eBay store. And these just cover the past three months!The eBay store can present items to a much larger audience than individual BHF stores, and is used to try to maximise the income from unusual or rare objects.1. Ventriloquist Dummy – £670Ventriloquist’s dummy donated to a British Heart Foundation shopA vintage professional ventriloquist doll donated to the Headingly BHF shop in Leeds fetched £670 when sold on the BHF eBay store. The body of the dummy was constructed using a metal cage with a string mechanism to control the upper lip, mouth and eyes. The handmade wooden puppet was bought by the son of a collector, after his father died, to help raise money for the charity.2. Custard Powder Tin – £107Custard powder tin donated to a British Heart Foundation shop and sold by the charity on eBayA vintage Home & Colonial Stores Ltd. custard powder tin donated to the Cambridge BHF shop was sold on the eBay store for £107, rising from a starting price of £4.99, after six people placed competitive bids on it. The tin originated from the early 20th century and became a collector’s item, even though it wasn’t in perfect condition. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Charlotte Solidarity Center opens

first_imgWW photo: Bryan G. PfeiferThe Occupy 4 Jobs Network opened the Charlotte Solidarity Center office the week of July 8 at Area 15, a community arts space. The Solidarity Center, at 514 East 15th St., is now being used as a local organizing hub for the March on Wall Street South Coalition, which is organizing various events around the Democratic National Convention, to be held in Charlotte Sept. 1-6. Some of these events include a Festivaliberacion on Sept. 1, a march and rally on Sept. 2 and a Southern Workers Assembly on Sept. 3. The Charlotte Local Organizing Committee of the March on Wall Street South meets every Monday night at 7 p.m., and its office hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. The public opening of the Charlotte Solidarity Center kicked off with a packed open house on July 13, where progressive activists and individuals from Charlotte and many cities in North Carolina and other areas met, along with people from Wisconsin. For more information, call 704-266-0362, [email protected], email: [email protected], view website www.wallstsouth.org.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Cops in Haiti attack workers, injuring dozens

first_imgHaitian workers defy cops.For over a year, workers in Haiti’s needle trades have been organizing, protesting and striking to raise their daily minimum wage from $4.75 to $15. The textile industry supplies 90 percent of Haiti’s exports.When hundreds of workers tried to walk out at the SONAPI Industrial Park (SONAPI is the French initials for the National Society of Industrial Parks) on June 11 to present their demands to Parliament, special riot police attacked them with clubs and sent dozens of workers to the hospital. (Haiti Libre, June 12)Workers had applied for and received a permit to march, but Bernard Schettini, the government-appointed director of SONAPI, called out the riot cops.Workers are demanding a raise in pay and also the public transportation, health insurance and public housing that the government has promised. Due to government-imposed price hikes of 20 percent on gasoline, inflation has been raging in Haiti.Many categories of Haitian workers get a legal, daily subminimum wage of far less than $4.75. According to the Minimum Wage Project, 107 countries have a higher average yearly minimum wage than Haiti.There are six companies in Haiti that produce garments for U.S. stores like Walmart and Target: MGA Haiti, Astro Carton d’Haiti, Haiti Cheung Won, Textile Youm Kwang, Pacific Sports Haiti and Wilbes Haitian. They have all threatened to leave for countries where the workers are “less demanding” if the government fails to stop these strikes, which have had a major impact on production.The head of the Association of Industries in Haiti, Georges Barreau Sassine, announced that 800 workers were going to be laid off by Wilbes, a South Korean firm. The rationale is that Wilbes couldn’t meet its obligations to Under Armour — a prominent U.S. firm that sells footwear, sports and casual apparel — due to worker unrest in May. This is a very serious threat in a country where some economists estimate the unemployment rate is 75 percent.Dominique Saint Eloi, the coordinator of the National Center of Haitian Workers, had to announce the cancellation of the last two days of workers’ protests due to police brutality. But he made it clear that there will be further protests in the future.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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2015, A Good Year for Indiana Agriculture

first_img Previous articleArgentina Crops Setting Records Under New RulesNext articleMorning Outlook Gary Truitt By Gary Truitt – Dec 31, 2015 Home Indiana Agriculture News 2015, A Good Year for Indiana Agriculture Facebook Twitter 2015, A Good Year for Indiana Agriculture Facebook Twitter SHARE ISDA year in reviewTed MckinneyWhile 2015 certainly provided it challenges, ISDA director Ted McKinney says, overall, it was a good year for Hoosier agriculture. McKinney admits there were times in 2015 when it did not look like it was going to be a good year, “When the rains came in June and July, it sure did not look like it was going to be a good year. But, in the end, things turned out better than anticipated.” He admitted that for some Indiana farm families 2015 will be a year they will want to put behind them.While crop production and crop prices are not where most producers would have liked, McKinney says several ISDA programs had great success this year, notably the Indiana Grown program, “We had high expectations, but we have exceeded those expectations.”  He told HAT the program, which brands Indiana-produced products, has helped many producers get their products onto store shelves, “Both Marsh and Kroger are all in, and Meijer and Walmart are considering the program.” He added that the program is proving popular with both small and large farmers who are looking to diversify their production. Many Indiana restaurants are also using the program to source Indiana food products.McKinney stated Indiana’s efforts to move Indiana farm products into the world market had success in 2015. As a result of a trade mission two years ago, “An Indiana popcorn company sold a large amount of popcorn to Taiwan.”  He said several Indiana firms have made follow up visit to China after the Lt. Governor’s ag trade mission to China this summer.This year also proved to be a record-setting year for Indiana FFA. “We hit a new record at the convention in June of 11,100 or so, and I think we’re on track to set a new record in 2016 as well,” said McKinney.Early in 2015, ISDA announced a Dairy Strategy, designed to bring more dairy processing plants to the state. McKinney said, while no new plants have relocated yet, “We are very close and expect to get a breakthrough in 2016.” McKinney said an agricultural equipment manufacturer may also be locating to Indiana in 2016. SHARElast_img read more

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Threats against business daily’s lawyer and president

first_img June 15, 2020 Find out more RSF_en Help by sharing this information August 1, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Threats against business daily’s lawyer and president VenezuelaAmericas Organisation News Receive email alerts Follow the news on Venezuela August 25, 2020 Find out more The business daily Reporte de la Economía’s lawyer, Giselle Suárez, has told the authorities she has been getting messages warning her that she will be killed if she continues to talk to the media about her investigation into the 2 June murder of the newspaper’s vice-president, Pierre Fould Gerges. The messages also talked of setting fire to the Caracas-based newspaper’s headquarters.In response to her complaint, Caracas judge Leiby Rojas ordered police protection for Suárez and Reporte de la Economía president Tanous Gerges, the victim’s brother. The authorities had previously announced that all of the newspaper’s staff would be given protection, but no action was taken.Suárez said at a news conference on 9 June that the investigation was focussing on a group of five bankers, and that the newspaper would publish their names in a special issue the next day. However, the newspaper’s management announced shortly afterwards that it would not go ahead because of external pressure.Pierre Fould Gerges was gunned down in Caracas on 2 June by a man on a motorcycle. The circumstances suggest the killer mistook him for his brother, who had been receiving threats for several months for denouncing alleged corruption within the national oil company PDVSA.___________________________10.06 – Business daily accuses five bankers of being behind its vice-president’s murderThe management of the Reporte de la Economía daily has accused a network of five bankers of being behind the murder of its vice-president, Pierre Fould Gerges, who was gunned down in Caracas on 2 June.The newspaper’s lawyer, Gisel Suárez, said at a news conference yesterday that the investigation was focussing on a financial group that “constitutes an appendage of the state, that has created a state within the state.” She added: “The government has nothing to do with this case. It is not a political crime, but a crime against free expression.”While not confirming this theory, interior minister Ramón Rodríguez Chacín meanwhile said the investigation was advancing “very rapidly.”Reporters Without Borders commented: “The utmost care is required with this case. One of the hypotheses is that the victim was murdered by mistake, that the killers mistook him for his brother, Tanous Gerges, Reporte de la Economía’s president, who was targeted for reasons that remain to be established.”__________________________04.06 – Business daily’s vice-president gunned down in Caracas, brother had received death threatsReporters Without Borders urges the authorities to shed light on every aspect of the murder of Pierre Fould Gerges, the vice-president of the Caracas-based business daily Reporte de la Economía, who was gunned down in Caracas on 2 June. The motive is not yet known, but the circumstances suggest the killers mistook him for his brother, Tanous Gerges, the newspaper’s president, who had received many threats in recent months.“It is obviously too soon to say the murder was clearly linked to the victim’s work as a journalist but we hope the investigators will examine this possibility carefully, especially as the victim’s brother, the newspaper’s president, had been threatened and the newspaper had covered sensitive issues,” Reporters Without Borders said, voicing its support for the Gerges family and Reporte de la Economía’s staff. Pierre Fould Gerges left the newspaper’s headquarters driving his brother’s car at around 5:30 pm on 2 June and was intercepted soon afterward in the southeastern district of Chuao by two men on a motorcycle, who opened fire 17 times, hitting him in the neck and chest and killing him instantly.The initial indications are that he was shot by hired hit-men who mistook him for his brother. Reporte de la Economía lawyer Giselle Suárez said Pierre resembled Tanous, who had been receiving threats for the past several months, mostly by email. She said the most recent threat, received two weeks before the murder, referred to a hit-man who had just been let out of prison. Suárez added that the authorities had not taken any measures to protect Tanous. It was only after Pierre’s murder that the authorities announced that the entire Gerges family would be given protection.As its name suggests, Reporte de la Economía covers only business news. It had recently published several stories on alleged corruption cases.center_img News January 13, 2021 Find out more to go further News Two journalists murdered just days apart in Venezuela News New wave of censorship targeting critical media outlets Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives VenezuelaAmericas last_img read more

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Man charged with shooting gun

first_img Twitter Facebook By admin – May 25, 2018 WhatsApp Pinterest Jason Fortune Police arrested a man Thursday evening after he reportedly fired a gun to scare off his neighbors.Officers were called about the incident around 7:35 p.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Alpine Street. An Odessa Police Department news release stated dispatch advised a man was causing alarm by shooting at kids.The suspect, 40-year-old Jason Fortune, was found upon arrival, the release detailed, and admitted to shooting a firearm into the air to scare off his neighbors. Several shell casings were found in the front yard of the residence and no injuries were reported.Police charged Fortune with disorderly conduct — discharge firearm, a class B misdemeanor.Jail records show Fortune was taken to the Ector County Detention Center Friday and released the same day on a $500 bond. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Local NewsCrime Previous articleFive things you need to know today, May 25Next articleOHS student in fight still experiencing effects admin WhatsApp Man charged with shooting gunlast_img read more

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