Centum Investment Limited (CTUM.ke) 2009 Annual Report

first_imgCentum Investment Limited (CTUM.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about Centum Investment Limited (CTUM.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Centum Investment Limited (CTUM.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Centum Investment Limited (CTUM.ke)  2009 annual report.Company ProfileCentum Investment Limited is an equity firm specialising in investing in areas of growth, developmental capital and buyouts and seek to make equity investments between US$2 and US$20 million. The company invests in enterprises in the agricultural, education, healthcare, energy, financial services, insurance, information and communication technology, food and beverages, catering, automotive, publishing, real estate, power and FMCG sectors. In the beverage sector, it invests in businesses manufacturing alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and carbonated soft drinks. These companies operate in and serve the needs of domestic markets in Africa sub-regions. In most private equity investments, it prefers to acquire a controlling and significant minor stake in the company. The head office of Centum Investment Company is in Nairobi, Kenya. Centum Investment Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Will Aston Martin’s share price ever go back to 100p?

first_img See all posts by Roland Head Roland Head | Thursday, 30th July, 2020 | More on: AML 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. Aston Martin Lagonda (LSE: AML) shares revved up briefly after yesterday’s half-year report, as investors bought the stock on turnaround hopes. But this week’s numbers suggest to me Aston Martin’s share price is very unlikely to return to its pre-Covid level of 100p+ anytime soon.Indeed, I think shareholders could still suffer further losses. Aston’s sales have fallen by 64% this year and this debt-laden group is still running at a loss. Although sales should be stronger next year, analysts still expect the group to report a hefty £112m loss in 2021.5G 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…However, although I’m worried about the risks facing shareholders, I do think we could see a successful turnaround at this legendary firm.Good news at HQIndeed, I’m pretty sure Aston Martin’s chances are much better than they were a year ago. The long-awaited DBX SUV is now in production. And the arrival of executive chairman Lawrence Stroll has provided a fresh injection of cash and paved the way for an experienced new chief executive.New boss Tobias Moers was previously in charge of Mercedes’ AMG division. As I’ve discussed before, AMG’s sales quadrupled under Moers’ leadership. I think he’s an excellent choice for Aston Martin, which already uses a fair amount of Mercedes tech in its cars.I’m also encouraged by Stroll’s clear-headed strategy. He’s clearing stock from dealers to balance supply and demand and position the firm as a genuine luxury brand. That means you’ll have to order a new Aston and wait for it to be built — dealers won’t have rows of unsold cars.Scarcity drives price and desirability higher in the luxury market. I agree it’s worth taking some short-term pain on price-cutting to clear the firm’s backlog of unsold cars. In the long run, this should be good for profit margins — which could help Aston Martin’s share price.Good news from ChinaThere’s more. Lockdown hit car dealerships hard, but sales are recovering. At least they are in China, which is one of the most important markets for luxury goods. According to Aston’s latest numbers, retail sales at Chinese dealers are now 11% ahead of the same time last year.We’ll have to hope that UK and US dealerships perform similarly well as they reopen.Why I still think Aston Martin’s share price will fallAston Martin is a great brand with a strong following. I can’t see that changing. The brand’s entry into Formula One next year should help marketing too.But a turnaround won’t necessarily save shareholders. Although the firm raised £688m of new cash from shareholders during the first half of the year, this only reduced the firm’s net debt by £237m. Aston is still spending more cash than it’s collecting from buyers.This situation should improve during the second half of the year, as sales of the DBX gather pace and spending is reduced. But I don’t think it’ll be enough. This company has gone bankrupt seven times before. I think it could happen again.I certainly don’t expect Aston Martin’s share price to return to 100p in the foreseeable future. The firm’s cars may be able to command a luxury price tag, but I think its shares should stay in the bargain basement. 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. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image source: Aston Martin Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Roland Head has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Enter Your Email Address Will Aston Martin’s share price ever go back to 100p?last_img read more

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Stock market crash: 6 UK shares I’d buy to get rich off these hot investment trends

first_img John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Royston Wild owns shares of Clipper Logistics. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Amazon, Netflix, and Walt Disney. The Motley Fool UK has recommended ASOS, Clipper Logistics, and Glanbia and recommends the following options: long January 2021 $60 calls on Walt Disney, short January 2022 $1940 calls on Amazon, long January 2022 $1920 calls on Amazon, and short October 2020 $125 calls on Walt Disney. 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. Stock market crash: 6 UK shares I’d buy to get rich off these hot investment trends “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image source: Getty Images. 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. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares See all posts by Royston Wild Royston Wild | Thursday, 20th August, 2020 center_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! 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. 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. Enter Your Email Address Our message here at The Motley Fool is clear. The 2020 stock market crash provides a great opportunity to get rich from UK shares, allowing us to buy quality shares at low prices and then watch them surge in value as economic conditions improve.Covid-19 news flow continues to put the dampener on investor confidence. But there are a number of exciting consumer trends that could help you get rich in the new decade. I’d buy these UK shares to ride these trends to serious wealth.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…Riding the e-commerce trainInvesting in UK shares that help you and me shop online is certainly a good idea today. Researcher Retail X expected the British e-commerce segment to grow 11% year-on-year in 2020. But rising adoption in the wake of Covid-19 lockdowns means that the market should blast past this forecast and beat expectations further out, too.There’s a variety of UK shares you can buy to capitalise on this. Retail giant ASOS has risen 67% in value as clothing sales have ripped higher and looks in great shape to keep climbing. Clipper Logistics provides logistics services to help retailers get their stuff to customers and is another top buy. And Unisys provides some of the software that allows consumers to make their purchases online.Royal Mail might be another of the best UK shares to buy to ride this theme. According to Retail X, Royal Mail is the most popular parcel courier on these shores with a colossal 53% market share. Its general logistics systems (or GLS) division has given it growing influence in mainland Europe, too.Streaming starsUS retail giant Amazon is another great way to play the e-commerce phenomenon of course. But online shopping isn’t the only white-hot growth trend that makes the Nasdaq firm a brilliant buy. I’d also snap it up as movie-and-television-show streaming becomes increasingly popular.Demand for its Prime Video service has ballooned during the Covid-19 lockdown. But Amazon’s not the only beneficiary of this trend. Dedicated streamer Netflix added 26m new subscribers between January and June. This compares with the 28m it racked up in the whole of 2019.And Disney already has 60.5m Disney+ members on its books since launching last November. Buying stocks that pump this sort of entertainment into the world’s homes is clearly a great investment idea, then.Getting rich with UK sharesCovid-19 lockdowns have decimated the global gym industry. And the sector faces an uncertain future as social distancing rules limit the number of users that can work out at the same time. It’s still possible to get rich from the fitness craze sweeping the globe, though.Gymgoers are returning to the racks slowly but surely. And people are getting their pump on at home instead in larger-than-ever numbers. This means that sales of protein shakes and other nutritional products should continue to boom. Science in Sport is one way to play this theme, and so is Irish muscle-building-product-maker Glanbia.These are just a handful of top UK shares I’d buy to get rich in the 2020s, though. The 2020 stock market crash leaves scores of quality stocks trading at rock-bottom prices.last_img read more

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The 100 Best Players In The World: 100-91

first_img Expand The 100 Best Players In The World: 60-51 Just Made It: We start our list with those making the 100-91 slots in our list (Getty Images) Expand Expand Expand LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Take a look at who has made it… The 100 Best Players In The World: 90-81 Beauden Barrett narrowly misses out on top spot… Our next section of the 100 best players… The 100 Best Players In The World: 70-61 The 100 Best Players In The World: 80-71 Expand The 100 Best Players In The World: 10-4 Our next section of the 100 best players… Expand Expand Expand The 100 Best Players In The World: 50-41 Our next section of the 100 best players… Expand The 100 Best Players In The World: 40-31 Our next section of the 100 best players… Our bronze medallist in the list of the… The 100 Best Players In The World: 40-31 The 100 Best Players In The World: 20-11 Welsh talisman Alun Wyn Jones takes the top… The 100 Best Players In The World: 30-21 Our next section of the 100 best players… The 100 Best Players In The World: 2 Beauden Barrett The 100 Best Players In The World: 30-21 The 100 Best Players In The World: 90-81 Expand The 100 Best Players In The World: 1 Alun Wyn Jones The 100 Best Players In The World: 20-11 Collapse 96 Cobus ReinachTop Scorer: Reinach was joint highest try-scorer in the Premiership this season (Getty Images)Age 29 (7.2.90) Position Scrum-halfKing of the interception, he finished the Premiership’s regular season joint-top of the try chart with 12. “The way we defend gives me a lot of time at the back of the lineout to go for it,” says the Saints No 9. Once he’s picked off a pass, don’t bother chasing – he is lightning. Three Test starts is scant reward for his talent.95 Félix LambeyModern Times: Lambey may not be huge, but he has skills on other departments (Getty Images)Age 25 (15.3.94) Position LockYou get the feeling Lambey could get the Dalai Lama to snap. The Lyon lock insinuates himself in physical confrontations, perhaps because so much attention in France falls on the fact he is not enormous. What he does also possess, though, are some sublime hands. A very modern lock.94 Claire MolloyJack of All Trades: Openside Molloy can do it all (Getty Images)Age 30 (22.6.88) Position Back-rowThe only player from the Ireland XV that beat NZ at the 2014 Women’s World Cup who was a regular Six Nations starter in 2019. Yet the Wasps openside’s longevity isn’t her greatest strength; she’s the best in the game at getting over the ball, a tough defender and brilliant link player. On top of her rugby commitments, she has a high-pressure job as a doctor.93 Alivereti RakaWatch Out: Still to make his France debut, he could make some noise at the Rugby World Cup (Getty Images)Age 24 (9.12.94) Position WingInjuries and politics have so far prevented the Fijian making his France debut, but he’s expected to make a big impact at Japan 2019 now he has both French citizenship and a passport. Clermont Auvergne’s Challenge Cup-winning campaign illustrates how dangerous he is out wide. He beat more defenders than anyone else – 34 in just five matches. That’s nearly seven opponents a match flummoxed by the winger. He also averaged two breaks and 100 metres a game.Don’t just rely on stats, though. Ben Ryan described Raka as “box office” in Rugby World earlier this year before analysing his skill-set in detail.“His MO is to clutch the ball in his left hand, ready to offload, which frees up his piston-like right arm for the ‘see you later’ fend,” says Ryan. “The third strand to his attacking game is his 1970s hip swerve. This, combined with his fend and balance, will get him past even the most able of defences. He’s more than a hard man to stop; he’s a pinballing force of nature.”92 Stuart McInallyColossal Captain: McInally is the beating heart of Scotland’s side (Getty Images)Age 28 (9 August 1990) Position HookerWhen Scotland were in the deepest, darkest hole of their lives half an hour into the Calcutta Cup at Twickenham in March, they needed some kind of miracle to arrest their pitiful descent into humiliation. Trailing 31-0, somebody needed to step up. McInally did precisely that. His try, from 65m out, gave Scotland belief that a comeback was possible. That chargedown encapsulated him. The awareness to read Owen Farrell’s intentions, the skill to pick up the ball, the pace and determination to outrun the retreating Farrell and Jonny May.McInally has a huge heart and a huge engine. He’s a hooker who probably doesn’t get talked about as much as he should outside Scotland, but ask anybody who has played with him or coached him and you hear about his leadership, his relentless setting of standards, his work-rate, his durability. His season petered out a little with Edinburgh. He deserved better. Forced to withdraw from Scotland’s World Cup squad on the eve of the tournament four years ago, he’s longing to get to Japan. He may yet go there as captain.91 Agustin CreevyCenturion: Creevy is set to become the first Puma with 100 caps (Getty Images)Age 34 (15.3.85) Position Hooker Our next section of the 100 best players… The 100 Best Players In The World: 80-71 The 100 Best Players In The World: 70-61 The 100 Best Players In The World: 2 Beauden Barrett Our next section of the 100 best players… Many expected Creevy to move to Europe to finish his distinguished career after RWC 2019, but he has re-signed for two more years with the UAR. A powerful set-piece colossus with a penchant for jackling, the former Pumas captain is still a huge asset to the Jaguares and Argentina. He’s set to become the first Puma to play 100 Tests. The 100 Best Players In The World: 3 Mako Vunipola The 100 Best Players In The World: 60-51 The 100 Best Players In The World: 3 Mako Vunipola We kick off our list of the 100 best players going from 100 to 91. Take a look at who makes the cut. The 100 Best Players In The World: 10-4 The 100 Best Players In The World: 50-41 The 100 Best Players In The World: 100-91Welcome to Rugby World’s definitive list of the 100 best players in the world right now.Eighteen months have passed since Rugby World last compiled the ultimate list of the 100 best players in the world right now. It’s no easy task to put together, so as well as seeking the opinions of our writers from across the globe, we brought together a panel to debate who should make the cut.Fiji’s gold medal-winning sevens coach Ben Ryan, Wasps Ladies director of rugby Giselle Mather, Welsh broadcaster Ross Harries and Kiwi writer Liam Napier joined us for the selection meeting after the European finals – and more than 200 names were thrown into the mix!Cutting those down to 100 meant making tough decisions. Players’ recent form has been given precedence over previous achievements – Johnny Sexton is lower down the pecking order as it hasn’t quite clicked for him in 2019 – and we haven’t included those who’ve struggled with injury over the past year, the likes of Taulupe Faletau and David Pocock, as there is no form to judge them on.Comparing players across competitions, positions and genders is difficult, so we looked at players’ influence in their teams as well as their skill-sets. You can see a breakdown of nationality, age and position of the top 100 here and turn over to see who makes the list.We know it will spark opinions and we don’t expect you to agree with all our choices, which is why we want to know YOUR views. Is the right person at No 1? Who is too high or too low? Who have we excluded that you think should be in? Let us know through our social media channels.100 Melani MatavaoLive Wire: Melani Matavao helped Samoa qualify for the World Cup (Getty Images)Age 23 (19.11.95) Position Scrum-halfThe word ‘livewire’ perfectly describes this rising star, who played a pivotal role in Samoa securing a spot at RWC 2019 with four tries in the two-legged play-off against Germany. He brings real tempo to Samoa’s attack and has progressed from local rugby in Samoa to earning a pro contract with Otago last year. Look out for this bright spark at the World Cup.99 Sevu ReeceIn the Frame: Reece could get a surprise call up for the All Blacks (Getty Images)Age 22 (13.2.97) Position WingThe Fijian has made the most of his rugby lifeline at the Crusaders after his Connacht deal was torn up due to a court appearance for domestic assault. His superb finishing has set Super Rugby alight this year, rapidly propelling him into the All Blacks frame. Loves a chip-and-chase.98 Marcell CoetzeeOn The Mend: After a poor run of injuries, Coetzee is back to his best (Getty Images)Age 28 (8.5.91) Position Back-rowSo rough had his injury history been that some may have forgotten that Coetzee was at Ulster. But last term he was at his confrontational best, thundering into collisions with trademark ferocity and getting Ulster’s Pro14 play-off hopes on the front foot. Such has been his form that many will be surprised if he doesn’t earn a Springboks recall for RWC 2019.97 Ma’a NonuStill Going: Nonu is 37 but can clearly still compete at the highest level (Getty Images)Age 37 (21.5.82) Position CentreIn the first half of the Blues versus Highlanders Super Rugby clash this year, Nonu caught a ball going right to left, flashed a dummy, turned on the burners for an outside break, drew a two-on-one and put away flanker Tom Robinson for a try. At the age of 36.Much has been made of how ineffectual the centre was during his time at Toulon. But since his return to New Zealand this year he has caught plenty of headlines. His jet-heeled Blues team-mate Rieko Ioane recently said: “If the All Blacks team was picked today, based on form, he’d be in. He just brings so much experience, and different skill-sets than what we’re used to. His game would only lift being in that black jersey.”When Nonu was winning his second World Cup in 2015, we came to realise that he has skills we never gave him credit for when he was younger: long passes, deft kicks, vision. In the winter of his career you have to marvel at how much these abilities still stand out amongst far younger athletes. Don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook and Twitter. The 100 Best Players In The World: 1 Alun Wyn Jones Our next section of the 100 best players… Expandlast_img read more

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Veterans ride free to appointments during COVID-19

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! TAGSCOVID-19Florida Veterans FoundationFree RidesUberVeterans Previous articleApopka Burglary ReportNext article‘Head Start’ accepting applications as they celebrate 55 years of learning, Apopka locations Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR From the Florida Veterans Foundation NewsroomThe Florida Veterans Foundation today announced its partnership with Uber to create the ‘Veterans Ride Program’ for Florida Veterans who may have limited transportation options when trying to keep essential medical appointments during coronavirus. The program will be overseen by the Foundation who has partnered with The VA Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8) which includes all VA facilities around the state of Florida.“This is a profound gesture on the part of Uber to recognize the importance of helping transport disadvantaged Veterans getting to and from their appointments especially during these difficult times,” said Lew Wilson, President, Florida Veterans Foundation.Visit www.HelpFLVets.org for a map of participating Florida VA facilities only.Veterans interested in participating in the program can contact their local VA facility in Florida to receive an Uber code.  Each trip is limited to a $25 value and the supply of free rides is limited to the first one thousand trips. The free ride codes will be issued to Veterans on a case by case basis by each local VA facility after a brief evaluation.“We’re proud to partner with the Florida Veterans Foundation to ensure Veterans in need are able to move around safely throughout the state. This service will provide Florida Veterans in need critical access to safe transportation amid the COVID-19 public health crisis,” saidStephanie Smith, Senior Public Policy Manager, Uber.For Veterans who do not have an Uber app, they may dial 1-833-USE-UBER, where the rider will be paired with a live team member that confirms the trip request, provides an upfront price quote (which would be free up to $25 using the free code provided by the VA facility), and uses the same marketplace technology powering the Uber app to help find a ride. To use this feature, one will need an SMS or text-based mobile phone to receive important messages about the ETA, the driver’s license plate details, and the driver’s name. Riders continue to receive messages before and during the trip, and once it concludes, will receive a trip receipt. There is no extra charge for using this service, though carrier message and data rates may apply.How the free ride program worksYour local VA facility will issue a free ride code to qualified VeteransStep 1 – Call 1-833-USE-UBER (833-873-8237) (7am-9pm)from a cell phone that can receive text messages.Step 2 – Uber team agent will help you sign up & request a ride (5 Min)Step 3 – Give the agent your free ride code numberStep 4 – Call back 5-15 minutes before you want to be picked upStep 5 – Uber will send you trip details to your phone. Receive a text message aboutdrivers name, car type, license plate #, estimated arrival timeStep 6 – Uber will send your phone notice when the driver arrivesSpecial notes• Before 7am & after 9pm, download UBER app to sign up & request a ride• Each one way ride credit is valued up to $25.00• Any costs over $25 are the responsibility of the passenger• Once the ride is done, the code is no longer valid• Ride codes are distributed by participating FL VA Facilities only (VA facility map at HelpFLVets.org)• All personal information is kept safe and secure• Drivers receive an annual background check• Drivers appreciation gratuity not included• All free ride codes expire on June 30, 2020Frequently Asked QuestionsQ. Are the ride codes good for a round trip?A. No. Each code credit is good for one way only and valued up to $25.00.If a ride is less than $25, it won’t “roll over” to a future rideQ. What if the cost of my ride is valued over $25.00?A. Any costs over the credit will be the responsibility of the passenger.Q. How will I know the total cost of the requested ride?A. When you request a ride, the Uber agent will ask you for drop off address andcan tell you at that time.Q. What if I do not have a cell phone?A. You can use a friends as long as it is with you at the time of arrival.Q. Where do I get the free ride code?A. Local Florida VA Facilities.Q. How does a veteran qualify for the free ride code?A. All veteran requests are evaluated on a case by case basis.Information about how to apply promo codes and troubleshooting tips can be found here: http://t.uber.com/promo-help###About Florida Veterans FoundationThe Florida Veterans Foundation was established by the legislature in 2008 as a Direct Support Organization for the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Tax deductible contributions help to fulfill its mission which provides a variety of emergency assistance programs and services to Florida’s Veterans and their families.  For more information visit http://www.helpflvets.org/.About UberUber started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 10 billion trips later, Uber is building tools to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens the world to new possibilities.   Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

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Villa Willemsdorp / Dieter De Vos Architecten

first_img Houses ArchDaily Projects CopyHouses•De Pinte, Belgium Villa Willemsdorp / Dieter De Vos Architecten Belgium ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/769479/villa-willemsdorp-dieter-de-vos-architecten Clipboard 2013 Year:  “COPY” Architects: Dieter De Vos Architecten Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Area:  275 m² Area:  275 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Villa Willemsdorp / Dieter De Vos ArchitectenSave this projectSaveVilla Willemsdorp / Dieter De Vos Architecten Year:  Save this picture!© Filip Dujardin+ 16 Share 2013 Photographs photographs:  Filip DujardinPhotographs:  Filip Dujardin Save this picture!© Filip DujardinText description provided by the architects. The building plot is situated in a typical Flemish residential development with detached single-family houses that almost monotonously follow the building regulations of rectangular building volumes in reddish brick and gabled roofs of ceramic roof tiles.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanIn order to give the house character within this context, the building volume touches the limits of the regulations concerning volume and roof shape. This free interpretation leads to a sculptural volumetric composition with unexpected sloping surfaces.Save this picture!© Filip DujardinThis volume is accentuated afterwards by large articulated incisions to allow for daylight openings, entrances, and a generous south facing covered terrace Material wise, the house is entirely clad in red variegated flat ceramic tiles, with bronze coloured joinery accentuating the volume incisions.Save this picture!SectionThe backward leaning street elevation has quite an introverted appearance while the house opens up on the other elevations with a completely glazed garden elevation at the terrace and a pronounced dormer window and a constellation of smaller incisions on the side elevations.Save this picture!© Filip DujardinThe plan organisation on the upper floor is quite traditional with the different rooms along a generously dimensioned corridor. On the ground floor, two zones are strictly separated by a floor-to-ceiling cabinet with integrated doors that stretches the full width of the house: a generously dimensioned living room with half open kitchen on the south side and service rooms on the north side. The interior leaves the loadbearing structure exposed with painted block work and plank formed concrete. The plank formwork of the concrete ceiling is mirrored by the oak floorboards.Save this picture!First Floor PlanThermal performance and airtightness of the building envelope together with a compact building volume are the basis of the low energy consumption of the house, complemented by an energy efficient technical installation of a geothermal heat pump for the under floor heating and natural cooling, mechanical ventilation with heat recuperation and solar panels for sanitary hot water.Save this picture!© Filip DujardinProject gallerySee allShow lessUNStudio’s Ben van Berkel on Designing High-Rise for Central LondonArchitecture NewsThe Newtown School / Abin Design StudioSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/769479/villa-willemsdorp-dieter-de-vos-architecten Clipboard CopyAbout this officeDieter De Vos ArchitectenOfficeFollowProductBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDe PinteBelgiumPublished on July 02, 2015Cite: “Villa Willemsdorp / Dieter De Vos Architecten” 02 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodClick Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panel System in AMOREPACIFIC HeadquartersStonesCosentinoSilestone® Surfaces – Loft SeriesWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt PlazaTiles / Mosaic / GresiteLove TilesPorcelain Tiles – NestAluminium CompositesMetawellAluminum Panels for Interior DesignMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Double Lock Standing SeamStoolsWilkhahnOffice Stool – Aline-SBulbs / Spots / Wall LightsUniosHorticultural Luminaire – Kobe FloMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Willemsdorp别墅 / Dieter De Vos Architecten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 streamlast_img read more

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Ireland Funds reviewing grant giving

first_imgIreland Funds reviewing grant giving The Ireland Funds will not be accepting applications at the end of January as it has done for a number of years. The Fund says it is ‘restructuring’ its grant giving and will not be considering applications until this review is complete.The Ireland Funds previously accepted grant applications in Ireland at the end of January each year, with money distributed in June. The areas of giving — culture, community development, education and community relations — have remained constant for over 20 years.The Funds has grown its income base with a major gift campaign, ‘Hope and History,’ over the last five years that has raised $111 million. Advertisement Tagged with: Ireland Howard Lake | 9 January 2007 | News 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.  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Amanda Ball to be Group Marketing Director at merged age charity

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 20 February 2009 | News  45 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Amanda Ball to be Group Marketing Director at merged age charity Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people Amanda Ball, currently Director of Fundraising & Marketing and Help the Aged, has been appointed to the position of Group Marketing Director for the new charity which is being created from the merger of Age Concern and Help the Aged.She will take up her new post from 1 March, the month before the merged charity gets underway. She will report to the new Chief Executive, Tom Wright.Ball joined Help the Aged almost three years ago, initially as Interim Fundraising Director, and then took on responsibility for the Marketing functions in September 2007. She was formerly Chief Executive at Gingerbread and holds Directorships at the RNID and the National Autistic Society.At the merged charity, Amanda will lead on the development of the new brand for the new organisation as well as devise and implement an income generation strategy.She will also lead the development of a new offline and online marketing strategy which will encompass “the latest generation design and content”.Ball said: “Both heritage brands can boast of so much success down the years – whether it be in terms of income generation, deploying up-to-the-minute marketing techniques or through engagement with the widest range of stakeholders to secure success.“Our challenge is to build on that expertise and knowledge and make sure that the merged charity plays to its strengths and doesn’t shy away from using the most innovative techniques and cross-selling opportunities at our disposal”.www.helptheaged.org.ukwww.ace.org.uk 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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Home Office opens new Modern Slavery Fund to applications

first_img  186 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis52 Advertisement Melanie May | 11 November 2016 | News Home Office opens new Modern Slavery Fund to applications  185 total views,  1 views today The Home Office is seeking proposals for funding from its new Modern Slavery Innovation Fund, and Child Trafficking Protection Fund until 29th November.The £11m Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF) was announced by Home Secretary Amber Rudd in October, and seeks projects that trial new approaches to tackling modern slavery in countries from which victims are trafficked. In addition, a further £3m Child Trafficking Protection Fund (CTPF) is available, to be used to protect potentially trafficked children both in the UK and overseas.The £11m MSIF will be available from 2016-17 to 2020-21, with this first call for proposals for £6m funding, available until 2018-19. The CTPF funding is available over a 27-month period, which will cover three financial years from 2016-17 to 2018-19.The Home Office is seeking proposals from organisations from the statutory, not-for-profit and for profit sectors and has said that it welcomes collaborative proposals covering multiple areas and different sectors with the intention of making multiple awards covering a range of different initiatives.More information is available on the .gov site, and potential bidders must register on Crown Commercial Service’s eSourcing tool.At the time of the funds’ launch, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said:“Modern slavery is a global crime which demands an international response. We are determined to work with other governments around the world to eradicate slavery and send a message that it will not be tolerated. As part of our ongoing commitment to tackle the scourge of modern slavery these funds, totalling £14 million, will help develop innovative approaches to support victims and bring perpetrators to justice.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis52 Tagged with: Finance Funding 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

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HUNGARY: Symbolic posthumous victory for Nepszabadsag journalists

first_imgNews Journalists of Hungary’s daily newspaper Nepszabadsag protest in front of parliament / AFP HungaryEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalistsMedia independence CorruptionConflicts of interestEconomic pressureFreedom of expression January 14, 2017 HUNGARY: Symbolic posthumous victory for Nepszabadsag journalists Follow the news on Hungary Swedish Reporters Without Borders awards press freedom prize to a Hungarian news site Receive email alerts News to go further RSF_en Organisation Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU Hungary’s leading independent radio station taken off the air Help by sharing this information News June 2, 2021 Find out more News May 4, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails a Hungarian court’s ruling that the leading opposition daily Nepszabadsag’s sudden closure last October was illegal because its owners and management should have consulted with the employee committee in a bid to keep publishing and avoid laying off all the staff.Employees learned of the closure when they arrived at the newspaper on 9 October to start preparing the next day’s issue and were denied entry. The owners, the Hungarian group Mediaworks, had decided in the space of a few hours and without any prior announcement to suspend operations because sales were plummeting.Founded 60 years ago when the Soviet yoke was lifted, the independent and outspoken newspaper was much loved by Hungarians and its closure caused an outcry, with thousands taking to the streets in a show of support for media freedom.A few weeks later, Mediaworks’ Austrian owner nonetheless sold Nepszabadsag to Opimus Press, a media group owned by an associate of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.It was the manner of the closure and the way the dismissal of the staff was initially disguised as temporary layoffs that led the court, in the ruling issued last week, to condemn Mediaworks for failing to respect the prescribed procedures and time frame for dismissals.“This is a moral victory for the staff of Nepszabadsag, even if the ruling unfortunately has no criminal or financial consequences for the newspaper’s owner,” said Pauline Adès-Mével, the head of the RSF’s European Union-Balkans desk. “The judge’s ruling made it clear that, if the procedures had been respected, the newspaper would not have had to close and fire its 90 employees.”Democracy has been in steady retreat since Fidesz won the 2010 election and Hungary is ranked 67th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2016 World Press Freedom Index, after falling 48 places in just five years. HungaryEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalistsMedia independence CorruptionConflicts of interestEconomic pressureFreedom of expression February 10, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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