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Ukraine telecoms regulator issues blocking orders to ISPs

first_img Ukraine telecoms regulator issues blocking orders to ISPs Regions: Europe Central and Eastern Europe Ukraine AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 25th February 2020 | By Daniel O’Boyle Ukrainian national telecommunications regulator the National Commission for State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NKRZI) called on internet service providers to block 32 online gambling websites on Friday (21 February).The decision, which came at the order of the Chief Investigative Directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine, was based on a judicial decision by Oksana Hardina, judge in the Shevchenkovskiy District Court of Kyiv.Hardina’s ruling gave the telecommunications regulator the power to issue blocking orders against websites offering illegal content, including online gambling.As a result, internet service providers must block access to the 32 websites, which include domains for PartyPoker, Pinnacle and CloudBet as well as FastPay Casino, Yukon Gold, Golden Tiger Casino and BetChain.An appeal to the order may be filed to the Kyiv Court of Appeal, within five days of the issuance of the order.The decision comes as legal online gambling in Ukraine gets closer. In January, the country’s legislature approved a bill that would legalise gambling in the country in its first reading, with 260 of the country’s 450 deputies voting in favour.The bill, 2285-D, was introduced by Oleg Marusyak and includes a licence fee of UAH6.7m (£212,800/€249,500/$277,300) for online gambling. A limited number of retail bookmaking licences would also be available, distributed through a points-based system, while casinos would be available in hotels.In December, when an earlier version of Marusyak’s bill was rejected in a vote in the legislature, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky threatened to strictly enforce the country’s existing anti-gambling laws if a framework for legal gambling was not adopted. Ukrainian national telecommunications regulator the National Commission for State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NKRZI) called on internet service providers to block 32 online gambling websites on Friday (21 February). Topics: Legal & compliance Tech & innovation Tags: Online Gambling Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Legal & compliance Email Addresslast_img read more

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Total Nigeria PLC (TOTAL.ng) 2020 Abridged Report

first_imgTotal Nigeria PLC (TOTAL.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about Total Nigeria PLC (TOTAL.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Total Nigeria PLC (TOTAL.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Total Nigeria PLC (TOTAL.ng)  2020 abridged results.Company ProfileTotal Nigeria Plc is a marketing and services subsidiary of Total which is a multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the seven major oil companies in the world. Total operates in 130 countries in the world including Nigeria where it supplies fuel for petrol engines, diesel engines and kerosene. Total’s worldwide business interests cover the entire oil and gas chain from exploration of crude oil and natural gas to the refining, production and trading of petroleum products. Total is also a large-scale manufacturer of chemicals and a major player in low-carbon energies. Total Nigeria Plc has been a leader in the downstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry for over 50 years. The first Total filling station was commissioned in Lagos in 1956. Today, the company operates an extensive distribution network of some 500 service stations, 19 customer service stations, numerous industrial outlets, 5 fuel depots, distribution plants and warehouses located in the Western, Northern and Eastern territories of Nigeria. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Total Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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easyJet shares: directors are buying. Should I buy too?

first_img One thing I always keep an eye on as part of my investment research is insider buying. Corporate executives and directors – who typically have an information advantage over the rest of us – only buy company stock for one reason… they expect it to rise.Recently, insiders at easyJet (LSE: EZJ) have been buying shares. This suggests they expect easyJet’s share price to keep climbing. Should I buy EZJ stock too? Let’s take a look at some recent developments.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…easyJet shares: director dealingsRegulatory filings show that since 17 November, three insiders at easyJet purchased shares.On 17 November, both independent non-executive director David Robbie and group general counsel & company secretary Maaike de Bie purchased shares. The former bought 10,000 shares at a price of £7.56, while the latter bought 15,498 shares at an average price of £7.75. Then, on 19 November, independent director Nick Leeder purchased 1,346 shares at a price of £7.53. Combined, these directors spent about £206k on easyJet shares.Insiders think EZJ is undervaluedI see this cluster of purchases as encouraging. It indicates that there’s a consensus of opinion that the stock is undervalued right now.I also think it’s interesting that the group general counsel bought a large number of shares. Generally speaking, general counsels tend to be more risk averse and cautious than other insiders.That said, I’d like to see a large purchase from a top-level insider such as the CEO, CFO, or chairman. These insiders tend to have access to the most information on their companies and academic research has shown that they tend to be most skilled at predicting future stock price gains.The last time CEO Johan Lundgren purchased easyJet shares was in May 2019. In other words, he hasn’t purchased any shares throughout the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a similar story for CFO Andrew Findlay. He also last purchased stock in 2019. I see the lack of recent buying from the CEO and CFO as a sign that there could be challenges ahead for easyJet.Huge lossesAside from the lack of buying from top-level insiders, there are other things that concern me about easyJet shares right now.One is that the company is forecast to post huge losses this year and next. City analysts currently expect net losses of £780m and £209m for FY2020 and FY2021 respectively. It’s worth pointing out that last week, rival Norwegian Air filed for bankruptcy protection.Meanwhile, analysts continue to downgrade their earnings estimates for this year and next. Over the last month, the consensus earnings per share (EPS) forecast for this financial year has fallen from near -30p to -47p. Earnings downgrades like this can put negative pressure on a company’s share price.On top of this, industry experts believe the airline industry won’t get back to normal until at least 2024, despite the recent vaccine news.Putting this all together, I think easyJet shares are best left alone right now. All things considered, I think there are safer growth stocks to buy at the moment. Image source: Getty Images Edward Sheldon has no position in any 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. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares See all posts by Edward Sheldon, CFA 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. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” 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.center_img Edward Sheldon, CFA | Thursday, 26th November, 2020 | More on: EZJ Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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. 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RFU Championship: The battle for promotion

first_imgUndoubtedly, Falcons are favourites to continue their impressive form. Steadied by Jimmy Gopperth (off to Leinster in the summer) and driven by a obtrusive pack, they will not be bowled over by any other team in their league. But they may be looking a bit too far ahead.The Championship playoffs can tend to get ignored, particularly with the ups, downs and vomit inducing spins of the of the Premiership survival scrap. The will-they-won’t-they drama of London Welsh’s bid to stay up was offset against upturns in form from Sale Sharks and London Irish and all of a sudden it was assumed that Newcastle would win promotion.They are strong favourites, but nothing is ever certain in professional sport.Gregarious Grenoble: The Alps club celebrate toppling ToulonJust look at the goings-on in France over the last season. No one expected Grenoble to put up much resistance, but they strung together powerful performances and were near unbeatable at home. They topple Top 14 leaders Toulon at the weekend and they are safe this season. All of this despite being the champions of the Pro D2 the season before.This year Oyonnax have earned automatic promotion to the top table in France, replacing one of Stade Mantois and Agen. The other promotion spot will go to the winner of the playoffs between the second, third, fourth and fifth placed teams. Roaring up: Jimmy Gopperth celebrates one of many Newcastle Falcons tries in the Championship this seasonBy Alan DymockTHE RHETORIC of battles is always used in professional rugby, as if the weeks of weights and hours of Xbox were shared experiences with servicemen and women garrisoned around the globe.The battle of the breakdown, the scrap at the set piece and more commonly the fight for the title and the relegation dog-fight. Rugby, it is always coloured, is an endless skirmish with the ugliest attrition being seen as the basement dwellers struggle to climb the stairs back to the moneyed environs of the Aviva Premiership.Eyeing promotion: Falcons Dean RichardsHowever, the most intense and indeed exhilarating stramash as we head into the season’s end may not come from title semi-finals or cup deciders or even one-off league deciders, but with the Play-Offs deciding who bursts into the top leagues next term.With Dean Richards and his Newcastle Falcons the image conjured up in the last few weeks is one of the old England No 8 standing on a trading floor, snapping up players on the cheap and strengthening his club’s portfolio. He is buying low and aiming high.What many forget, however, is that Newcastle are not in the Promised Land yet.The Falcons have run away with the league, only losing once all year – the opening game of the season to Bristol – and grumpily denying opposition from scoring too many points against them. Now they face a playoff semi-final with fourth placed Leeds Carnegie and if they win that they have a final against the winner of Nottingham versus Bedford Blues. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS There are two more rounds left with La Rochelle, Brive, Pau and Aurillac currently occupying the hot spots. Yet Lyon and Tarbes could still, realistically, snatch a place late on if circumstance is kind to them.While most eyes will be on the title playoffs in England and France, spare a thought for the blood-spattered warriors trying to claw their way into those celebrated leagues. Their rumbles may just be that little bit more life-changing. <> at Memorial Stadium on September 2, 2012 in Bristol, England. last_img read more

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Rhode Island church opens doors to Jewish congregation in search…

first_imgRhode Island church opens doors to Jewish congregation in search of new home Comments (14) Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS June 6, 2017 at 7:12 pm Marvelous! Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Albany, NY Rector Pittsburgh, PA June 6, 2017 at 7:28 pm When our church burned to the ground fifteen years ago, we were offered about five different locations by other churches and one temple. It was an outstanding showing of interfaith support. Ultimately, we moved in with the nearest U.C.C. congregation because they actually had enough room for everything we were doing. We were there three years until the church was rebuilt. Margery Brown Mathewson says: Submit a Press Release Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY June 6, 2017 at 4:54 pm So proud of Trinity – the church I grew up in! Wish I was there to help welcome the new congregation! Judith WOOD says: June 6, 2017 at 5:24 pm This works. We have been opening our parish hall for 30 years to Mountain Synagogue in Franklin, NC. Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest June 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm Growing up in Manhattan in the 50s and 60s in a community of Russian immigrants, I attended anOrthodox church and youth group which were housed on the third floor of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church on the corner of 99th St. and Amsterdam Avenue. The welcoming spirit has been part of the Episcopal church for a long time!. Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET June 6, 2017 at 4:33 pm Outstanding response to a legitimate need. God bless both congregations. Featured Events Rector Tampa, FL This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Yaniris Urbaez says: June 6, 2017 at 10:52 pm For more than four years, our church has welcomed and shared space with a loving Muslim congregation. Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL June 6, 2017 at 11:44 pm The outpouring of faith and hospitality a=to all communities is one of the reasons I love being an Episcopalian. Helen Matveyeff says: Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rev Judy Hoover says: June 15, 2017 at 9:29 pm In the Jewish tradition: Mazel Tov. Let’s eat! 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 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET cricket beauregard lewis says: Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Collierville, TN By David PaulsenPosted Jun 6, 2017 Submit an Event Listing 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 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT June 16, 2017 at 3:43 pm How does a Jewish synagogue end up in receivership? Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Comments are closed. Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Director of Music Morristown, NJ Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Smithfield, NC Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Submit a Job Listing Rector Knoxville, TN Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Pjcabbiness says: Trinity Church in Cranston, Rhode Island, offered space in its buildings to a Jewish congregation that was in search of a new home. Photo: Trinity Church[Episcopal News Service] A Jewish congregation that was left without a home after its former Rhode Island synagogue was placed in receivership is being welcomed with open arms by Episcopalians south of Providence.The new interfaith partnership will be celebrated June 11 when dozens of members of the Congregation Or Chadash will take turns carrying three Torahs from the former Temple Am David in Warwick, Rhode Island, in a procession across the Pawtuxet River to the congregation’s new home at Trinity Church in Cranston.Or Chadash will be based in a classroom at Trinity that previously was used as a day care center. Trinity is allowing the Jewish congregation to use various other church facilities, including the kitchen and meeting room. And Or Chadash plans to use a small chapel and church hall at Trinity for Shabbat, which won’t overlap with Trinity’s Sunday services.The Rev. Mitch Lindeman, Trinity’s priest-in-charge, called it a “ministry of facility.” In an interview with the Cranston Herald, he said the response has been uniformly positive.“From the most senior to the newest members, no one batted an eye,” Lindeman told the Herald, adding that the doors of the church should remain open for the community.Rhode Island Bishop Nicholas Knisely said his diocese is honored to offer Congregation Or Chadash this hospitality, an example of a wider emphasis on expanding the uses of church facilities.“We’ve been asking all of our congregations across the state, how do we use our buildings as a resource to empower the whole life of the community and not just as focal point of our Christian worship?” Knisely told Episcopal News Service in a phone interview.Beth Veltri, president of Or Chadash, which means New Light, told the Herald that hers is a new congregation that is no longer tied financially to the former Temple Am David. The old synagogue was sold to a Buddhist group for Rhode Island’s first Buddhist temple, the Herald reports.In search of a new facility, Veltri reached out to Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, who happened to be a parishioner and senior warden at Trinity. The Episcopal church seemed like a good fit, the mayor told the Herald, and the interfaith partnership was born.“Our wardens and vestry are excited about this partnering which expresses our commitment to ecumenism and fellowship, while supporting our sisters and brothers in the Jewish faith community,” Trinity says in a post on its website inviting the community to the welcoming procession on June 11.Knisely is expected to attend the festivities “to welcome this faith community into this new relationship with Trinity Church,” he told ENS. “We look forward to learning together about the riches of God’s love to the world.”He also noted that there are examples of such interfaith hospitality at other Episcopal Church facilities. Washington National Cathedral made headlines in 2014 for hosting a Muslim prayer service for the first time. Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston also regularly hosts Muslim prayer services.“We do have a tradition within the Episcopal Church of providing hospitality for other faith groups within our buildings,” Knisely said.– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID J.F.Bernecker says: Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Lynn Schlossberger says: Rector Bath, NC Ecumenical & Interreligious stuart elman says: Featured Jobs & Calls Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Lee Berger says: Press Release Service June 6, 2017 at 10:37 pm So beautiful!!! Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME June 6, 2017 at 11:43 pm I completely agree. We are all God’s children. Tags 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 June 17, 2017 at 8:21 am Lovely gesture. I wonder how Trinity will in the future, cope with the lectionary when the appointed reading includes John 20:19 “locked the door for fear of the Jews”. It is read yearly, the Sunday after Easter, and every 4th year on Pentecost. It doesn’t reflect well, does it? Rector Belleville, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Curate Diocese of Nebraska Frank Bergen says: Youth Minister Lorton, VA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis cricket beauregard lewis says: June 6, 2017 at 7:58 pm Such a wonderful outpouring of God’s love. Well done Betty Butler Cole says: Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Hopkinsville, KY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 last_img read more

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New Zealand team unchanged for Rugby World Cup Final vs Australia

first_imgThursday Oct 29, 2015 New Zealand team unchanged for Rugby World Cup Final vs Australia New Zealand have named their team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham on Saturday. The team is exactly the same as the one that beat the Springboks 20-18 in the Semi Final last weekend.All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen said that as the tournament comes to a close, the entire squad, management and staff have really enjoyed their time in the UK.“We’ve really enjoyed the interaction with the people of England and Wales throughout the Rugby World Cup, as well as with our own Kiwi fans who’ve travelled and those who have stayed at home. “We’ve been really well looked after by our various hosts around the UK and I know as a group we have enjoyed the Tournament, both on-field and off-field because of this.“We came here as contenders for the Cup, just like everyone else.  In our minds, we have never been defenders.   We knew we would have to earn the right to progress through the Tournament so being in the Final is very satisfying in its own right, as it’s the first Rugby World Cup Final an All Blacks team has made in the UK.  But the ultimate goal has always been to win it, so we are exactly where we need to be to try and achieve that.“Both teams have arrived at the Final by different pathways.  We’ve had the luxury of building game by game throughout the whole Tournament, whilst Australia have had to be at their very best right from day one.  Mental fortitude and physical endurance, together with skill execution and sheer desire, will be the key ingredients come Saturday.“We’ve had a great preparation so far this week at Pennyhill; the boys are feeling really fresh and energised. We’re building towards Saturday’s match with a growing sense of determination and real excitement and I couldn’t be happier with where we are at.“We know that all our fans here and at home are as excited as we are. Once again, we’d like to thank them for all their good wishes and support, and we’ll be looking to put in a performance all of us can be proud of.”All Blacks team:1. Joe Moody (10) 2. Dane Coles (35) 3. Owen Franks (77) 4. Brodie Retallick (46) 5. Samuel Whitelock (72) 6. Jerome Kaino (66) 7. Richie McCaw (147) – captain 8. Kieran Read (83) 9. Aaron Smith (46) 10. Daniel Carter (111) 11. Julian Savea (40) 12. Ma’a Nonu (102) 13. Conrad Smith (93) 14. Nehe Milner-Skudder (7) 15. Ben Smith (47) Reserves 16. Keven Mealamu (131) 17. Ben Franks (46) 18. Charlie Faumuina (32) 19. Victor Vito (32) 20. Sam Cane (30) 21. Tawera Kerr-Barlow (19) 22. Beauden Barrett (35) 23. Sonny Bill Williams (32)– View the Wallabies team –Key points of interestThe All Blacks matchday 23 for the Test against Australia has an average age of 28 and has 1,339 Test caps of experience.This is the first time the All Blacks and Australia have met in a RWC Final. The sides have met three times in semifinals: in 1991, 2003 and at the last RWC in 2011. This weekend, Australia and New Zealand will be playing their 155th Test match. The All Blacks record stands at 105 wins, 42 losses and seven draws.Daniel Carter last weekend became the first visiting player to score 100 points at Twickenham.  Carter has also kicked 21 conversions in this tournament. Only former All Black Grant Fox (30) and former Springbok Percy Montgomery (22) have kicked more in an RWC tournament.Sonny Bill Williams, Jerome Kaino and Sam Whitelock have played in 13 consecutive Rugby World Cup wins, a RWC record.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error All Blacks , Rugby World Cup Related Articles 40 WEEKS AGO North vs South should be a permanent fixture… 40 WEEKS AGO Barrett could easily end up on All Blacks… 42 WEEKS AGO Future All Blacks? Here are the standout… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Eastern Eye publishes its rich list

first_img Howard Lake | 15 April 2004 | News Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Prospect research Recruitment / people  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Eastern Eye today publishes its list of the wealthiest Asians in the UK.The weekly newspaper Eastern Eye, part of the Ethnic Media Group, has published its rich list for 2004 detailing the wealthiest Asians in the UK. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Eastern Eye publishes its rich list 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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Irish cancer charity rejects corporate donation over tobacco link

first_img Howard Lake | 25 February 2015 | News  96 total views,  2 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 MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate Ireland Law / policy The Irish Cancer Society has told law firm Arthur Cox that it will no longer accept donations from the company because of its work with tobacco company Japan Tobacco Ireland (JTI).For the last two years the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has received €20,000 from Arthur Cox which is one of Ireland’s ‘Big Five’ corporate legal advisers. ICS’s actions follows the law firm’s work with JTI to prevent the introduction of plain packaging on cigarette packs.“Because Arthur Cox are now leading a legal action, which has the clear aim of preventing the enactment of legislation which we consider crucial to the prevention of cancer, we will therefore now decline any offer of a corporate donation from Arthur Cox,” ICS told the Irish Times.Up in smoke: Irish Cancer Society’s principled decision will lose them €20,000 a year from a major law firm.Speaking on Newstalk Breakfast, Mark Mellett, Head of Fundraising at ICS, explained the charity’s reaction to the law firm’s work with the tobacco company:“It’s not in line with what we do, which is preventing cancer and we see this as a direct attack on a key initiative.”ICS and the Irish Heart Foundation have played a leading role in the fight to introduce plain packaging.However, according to the Irish Times, ICS’ list of corporate partners in 2013 included “solicitors A&L Goodbody, which worked on legal challenges against Irish and EU legislation to ban tobacco advertising, and solicitors Matheson, whose clients include tobacco giant Philip Morris”.On the community section of its website Arthur Cox says it also supports the Hospice Foundation, Barretstown and the Laura Lynn Foundation. No date for the next anticipated donation to ICS was specified.center_img Main photo: cigarettes and euro notes by Family Business on Shutterstock.com Advertisement Irish cancer charity rejects corporate donation over tobacco link 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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Three kidnapped journalists still held in Iraq

first_img IraqMiddle East – North Africa Receive email alerts IraqMiddle East – North Africa Follow the news on Iraq News December 28, 2020 Find out more Organisation RSF_en Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” February 21, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Three kidnapped journalists still held in Iraq News Reporters Without Borders is organising a week-long international campaign starting Tuesday 21 February in support of young US journalist Jill Carroll, her family and friends. On Sunday 26 February she will have been held hostage in Iraq for 50 days.The world media is urged to make a joint appeal for her release and the two Iraqi journalists Rim Zeid and Marwan Khazaal, also held hostage in Iraq.Reporters Without Borders activists launched the week by making a tour of major media offices in Paris in a special bus to lobby journalists and others about the plight of the three kidnap victims.The media outlets visited were the radio and TV network RTL, Radio Monte Carlo and Radio France International, radio stations France Inter, France Info and France Culture, and TV stations TF1 and France 2 and 3.The activists handed out tape recordings of Carroll’s father Jim and twin sister Katie calling for her release, as well as new written material about the two Iraqi hostages. They also give out badges with the slogan “Free Jill Carroll” on a white background, the colour chosen by Reporters Without Borders for the campaign. Everyone was urged to wear a badge in solidarity with the hostages and publicise their case whenever they could.The tape recordings, as well as photos of the Iraqi journalists, are available on the Reporters Without Borders website.The efforts of everyone will be vital. If we really believe it is essential for journalists to be reporting in Iraq, it is our duty to step up action to save the lives of the three hostages.All branches of Reporters Without Borders around the world will echo these efforts and invite the media in their countries to campaign for their release.38 journalists and media assistants have been kidnapped in Iraq since fighting began there in March 2003. Eight of them have been women.———————————————————————–02.11.06 – Jill Carroll’s abductors said to have issued a new ultimatum of February 26According to the Kuwaitian Al Rai-TV station, the armed group that has been holding Jill Carroll hostage in Iraq since January 7 has threatened to kill her if its demands are not met before February 26. The abductors of The Christian Science Monitor journalist are demanding the release of the Irakis who have been in prison since the military occupation by the Anglo-American coalition. Reporters without Borders heard the news with concern and vigilance.“A previous ultimatum made by her abductors against Jill Carroll was fortunately not carried out. However, we take this threat seriously in view of the very intense relations existing between Western and Middle Eastern countries at this time. We once again urge that every possible diplomatic effort be made to obtain the release of this innocent young journalist,” the organization declared._______________________________________________________________________________02.09.06 – Airing of new Jill Carroll videotape: Reporters Without Borders calls for a renewed mobilization effort to obtain the journalist’s release Reporters Without Borders called once again for the release of journalist Jill Carroll following the airing of a new videotape on Thursday, February 9, by a Kuwaitian TV channel. The human rights organization is asking the abductors to release Jill Carroll as soon as possible, stressing the fact that, as a journalist, she is merely a neutral observer of the conflict. “We remind Carroll’s kidnappers that she is a journalist who has just done her job, which is to describe the conditions in which Iraqis are living. She is not responsible for the US government’s decisions.”“At least these disturbing images give us some proof that she is still alive, which is truly encouraging. However, that falls short of calming our concern and anguish over Jill Carroll’s fate. The time has come to renew our mobilization effort. We urge members of the media around the globe-particularly those in the Arab world-as well as Muslim dignitaries, to continue to intervene on her behalf ,” Reporters Without Borders declared.In a new videotape aired on Thursday, February 9, 2006, over Kuwaitian station Al Rai-TV, Jill Carroll appeared with her face veiled, and seemed calmer than in the images seen at the end of January. She asked that everything possible be done to satisfy the abductor’s demands as quickly as possible, because “there is very short time left.”Carroll was seen veiled and weeping in a previous videotape aired on January 30 on the pan-Arab satellite TV station Al Jazeera. She appealed to her family, her colleagues and Americans throughout to world to ask the US military authorities and the Iraqi interior ministry to free all Iraqi women prisoners.The first videotape of Carroll was screened by Al Jazeera on January 17. Twenty seconds long and with no sound, it showed Carroll in a light grey sweat-shirt apparently talking to the camera. Only her face, neck and shoulders could be seen. Al Jazeera said her abductors, a hitherto unknown group calling itself the “Vengeance Brigade,” had threatened to kill her if all the female detainees in Iraq were not freed within 72 hours. The deadline passed without any news of Carroll.Carroll is a freelance reporter who has been writing for several Jordanian, Italian and US newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor. She was kidnapped by gunmen at about 10 a.m. on January 7 in the west Baghdad neighbourhood of Adel, where she had gone to meet a Sunni politician, Adnan al-Doulaimi. The body of her interpreter, Allan Enwiyah, was found at the scene of the abduction. He had been shot dead.Thirty-seven media workers have been abducted since the start of the war in Iraq in March 2003. Five of the kidnap victims – four Iraqis and an Italian (Enzo Baldoni) – were killed by their abductors. The others were all released safe and sound. Twenty-three of these kidnappings have taken place in or near Baghdad.Carroll is the eight woman journalist to be kidnapped in Iraq. One, Iraqi national Raeda Wazzan, was killed by her abductors. The others were freed.Despite its name, the Boston-based Christian Science Monitor is not a religious newspaper. It is well known for the quality and thoroughness of both its domestic and international coverage. 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