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first_imgUniversity Press (UPL.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2014 annual report.For more information about University Press (UPL.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the University Press (UPL.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: University Press (UPL.ng)  2014 annual report.Company ProfileUniversity Press Plc (UPPLC) publishes, prints, markets and distributes books in Nigeria for the education and general reading sectors. Educational books cover curriculum titles for the pre-primary, primary, junior, senior secondary and tertiary sectors. The company also produces material for teacher training, research categories and general reading as well as dictionaries, encyclopedias and language and cultural publications. University Press Plc was founded in 1949 and formerly known as Oxford University Press Nigeria. The company started publishing and printing indigenous titles in 1963 when it came out with the first ever local educational publication in Nigeria. Today, University Press Plc is the oldest publishing house in Nigeria exporting to a broad selection of countries in the rest of Africa. Its company head office is in Ibadan, Nigeria. University Press Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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first_imgA-Cap Energy Limited (ACAP.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about A-Cap Energy Limited (ACAP.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the A-Cap Energy Limited (ACAP.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: A-Cap Energy Limited (ACAP.bw)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileA-Cap Energy Limited formerly (A-Cap Resources Limited), listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange, is an Australian-based mineral exploration company with extensive interests in Botswana where it holds over 5 000 square kilometres of exploration licenses. A-Cap is the first company to produce a JORC compliant uranium resource in Botswana and is a significant contributor to the world’s uranium stock. Its main activity is centered on the ongoing feasibility study of the Letlhakane Uranium Project in the northeast of Botswana, and the Southern Pans Project which is located northwest of Letlhakane and the Bolau Prospects to the north. A-Cap also has extensive interests in coal exploration with various tenement portfolios in Botswana.last_img read more

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first_img Howard Lake | 15 September 2015 | 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. Tagged with: arts audience targeting Funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 Two grantmakers, one from the UK and one from the USA, have together published a book to help local arts organisations build and develop their audiences.“Imagining Arts Organizations for New Audiences” has been written by evaluation consultant Annabel Jackson, who was commissioned by the London-based Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Ohio-based Cleveland Foundation. In it she shares the lessons learned and successful approaches supported by the two funders.It features 14 case studies of “innovative audience development approaches” by local arts organisations that the foundations have funded.Cleveland FoundationThe Cleveland Foundation, established 101 years ago, is the world’s first community foundation. It dedicates about 10% of its annual grantmaking of $95 million to arts and culture support. Recently, its Engaging the Future initiative ran from July 2011 through September 2014 and was specifically designed to empower local arts organisations to test approaches to reach younger and more diverse audiences.In the book it shares the experiences of The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Public Theatre, DANCECleveland, GroundWorks, Great Lakes Theater and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland.Paul Hamlyn FoundationThe Paul Hamlyn Foundation was established in 1987 and is one of the largest independent grantmaking organisations in the United Kingdom. It focuses on helping people realise their potential and improve quality of life through the arts, education and social projects. A substantial part of the £20 million in makes in grants each year supports projects that allow communities to access, enjoy and benefit from the arts.It has contributed lessons learned from working with BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, the National Theatre, Opera North, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Royal Shakespeare Company, Sadler’s Wells and Tate in the UK.Kathleen Cerveny, Program Director for Institutional Learning and Arts Initiatives at the Cleveland Foundation, explained how the book came about: Advertisementcenter_img Funders share guide to audience development strategies for arts organisations  47 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 “The Cleveland Foundation has been so impressed by the innovative work undertaken by the arts organisations in our Engaging the Future initiative and we are proud to showcase their accomplishments alongside those of similarly important British cultural institutions.“Annabel Jackson has conceived a view of audience development for the arts from within and throughout the structure of these organisations that often requires doing business very differently, even to the point of changing the organisation’s internal culture. We hope that these case studies, while unique to each organisation’s goals and situation, will offer a fresh perspective for others seeking to engage new audiences in their creative offerings.”Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Director, Grants & Programmes, Régis Cochefert, added:“As part of the new strategy that we launched in June 2015, arts evidence and the understanding of impact are amongst our main themes – together with access & participation in the arts. This close look at particular case studies – and the opportunity to compare and contrast US and UK approaches within a broader framework on thoughts and reflections – felt like an opportunity too good to resist and we are delighted to have played our part in contributing to a lively debate through this book.“Audience development, retention of audiences and working with hard-to-reach communities, groups and individual are as important as ever – if not more – in a context of reduced public subsidies in the UK. It is something we care passionately about and is very much in the DNA of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. We very much hope that Annabel’s book will become a springboard for action in the arts and culture ecosystems across the United Kingdom.”Author Annabel Jackson, who specialises in evaluating arts and culture, and working with – and building capacity in – arts organisations, explains her aims in the foreword to the book:“This book is not intended to be prescriptive. It is a source of ideas and practical principles, not of rules. I see new audience development as urgent, as others have described it, but also as fundamentally positive and full of choices…New audience development is not a threat to organisational integrity, but rather a process of reimagining the organisation’s work while being rooted in its essence.”You can download the 100-page Imagining Arts Organizations for New Audiences in PDF at no charge.last_img read more

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first_imgNews Organisation Middle East – North Africa Egypt Condemning abusesProtecting journalists DisappearancesImprisoned Follow the news on Egypt RSF_en According to the information gathered by RSF, the release of twojournalists held provisionally since December 2017 – freelancephotographer Ahmed Abu Zeid and one journalists with thenewspaper El Dyar, Ahmed Bayoumi – should beimminent. Their release was announced on 9 December. Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution News “The Egyptian authorities must carry out judicial decisions andkeep journalists’ families informed,” said Sabrina Bennoui, thehead of RSF’s Middle East desk. “The constant toing and froing injudicial decisions and the way new investigations are suddenlyannounced are both absurd and cruel for the journalists and theirfamilies.” Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Egyptian authorities to immediately free journalists who remain in provisional detention although their release was ordered by a Cairo security court. Of six releases ordered by the court, only two have been carried out. Egypt is ranked 163rd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. Newscenter_img The same applies to Mohamed Al-Husseini Hassan, a journalistwith the newspaper Al-Shura, who should officially have been released on 26 November. Ahmed El-Sakhawy, a freelance journalist who had been heldsince September 2017 and Ahmed Al-Tukhi fromEl Dyar arethe only two of the six journalists whose release has so far carriedout in response to the security court’s orders. February 1, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information The Badr family’s anguish over the uncertainty surrounding his faterecalls the experience of the family of Mahmoud Hussein, an AlJazeera journalist held since 2016 whose release was announced inMay. His family was waiting to receive him only to discover afterseveral days of uncertainty that his release had been cancelled onthe grounds that a new investigation had been ordered. They weregiven no additional explanation. His release was initially ordered in July but the order was rescindedafter the prosecution appealed against the decision although he hasspent more than two years in administrative detention. His family hasbeen seeking explanations from the authorities ever since. Receive email alerts to go further December 16, 2019 Egyptian authorities release two journalists and delay four Middle East – North Africa Egypt Condemning abusesProtecting journalists DisappearancesImprisoned The victims include Badr Mohamed Badr, the editor of thenewspaper Al-Osra Al-Arabiya, whose release was authorized bythe court on 24 November. His family has had no news of him since 3December. February 6, 2021 Find out more January 22, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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first_img January 19, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Four years after editor’s murder, investigative reporter publishes new evidence Turkey’s never-ending judicial persecution of former newspaper editor Help by sharing this information April 28, 2021 Find out more News RSF_en Organisation Reporters Without Borders welcomes a new book by investigative reporter Nedim Sener that sheds light on the murder of Hrant Dink, a Turkish newspaper editor of Armenian origin who was gunned down on the street outside the office of his weekly Agos in the Istanbul district of Sisli exactly four years ago today. Released four days ago by Turkish publishing house Dogan and entitled “Red Friday: who broke Dink’s pen?”, Sener’s book accuses the Istanbul police of lying at the start of the trial of those accused of murdering Dink. Sener supports this claim with a copy of a memo dated 2 March 2004 (three years before Dink’s murder), in which Istanbul deputy director of security Hakan Aydin Türkeli requests protection for Dink’s home and office because of threats prompted by an article about the Armenian origin of the Sabiha Gökçen, the adopted daughter of the Turkish republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and another article entitled “Armenian Identity.”The memo said Dink had been threatened by ultranationalist groups. During a protest outside Agos on 26 February 2004, Dink had a received a threatening phone call in which he was told: “Hrant Dink, you are now the target of our hate! You are now in the Turkish nation’s sights!”Türkeli sent his memo explicitly requesting protection for Dink to the police in Bakirköy, the neighbourhood where Dink lived, to the police in Sisli, where the newspaper is located, and to the police anti-terrorism department. These police units all denied having been told about threats to the newspaper editor.In response to a request by the Dink family’s lawyer, senior Istanbul police officers were questioned on 1 May 2008 about the threats Dink had received before his death. Former police intelligence chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer replied: “We have no information to the effect that (Hrant) Dink received any threat whatsoever before he was murdered.” Anti-terrorism section chief Selim Kutkan said: “No document of this nature exists in police archives.”The book also asks the following question: How is it possible that the Istanbul police were unaware of a later warning in a report dated 15 February 2006 from the police in Trabzon (the home town of most of the accused killers), which clearly stated that, “Yasin Hayal is going to kill Hrant Dink at all costs.” Sener’s book also reports that Ogün Samast, the youth who allegedly shot Dink, was relieved to be arrested the day after the murder because “a nationalist group was ready to eliminate him as soon as he arrived in the city of Giresun.” That at least is what Samast told investigators from the prime minister’s office on 15 April 2008 although he refused to sign the statement.Reporters Without Borders urges the Turkish courts to take account of the facts reported in Sener’s book when reaching their decisions in this case, following the lead taken by the European Court of Human Rights last September. It is vital that all those who were in any way involved in this terrible murder should be brought to justice, regardless of their position within the state apparatus. The next hearing in the trial of the 19 people currently being tried before an Istanbul court for Dink’s murder will take place on 7 February. During the last hearing, Samast’s case was unexpectedly transferred to a court for minors in Sultanahmet on the grounds that he was a minor at the time of the murder .Dink’s death will be commemorated at 3 p.m. today in Sisli, at the place where he was gunned down. April 2, 2021 Find out more Journalists threatened with imprisonment under Turkey’s terrorism law April 2, 2021 Find out morecenter_img News TurkeyEurope – Central Asia to go further Receive email alerts TurkeyEurope – Central Asia News News Human rights groups warns European leaders before Turkey summit Follow the news on Turkeylast_img read more

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first_img Ocwen Financial has re-initiated its two-year-old stock repurchase program after a nine-month suspension, according to an 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The stock repurchase program was originally announced on October 31, 2013, by the Ocwen board of directors, for an aggregate of $500 million of the company’s issued and outstanding shares of common stock. The company announced that it was suspending the stock repurchase program on February 5, 2015.“The company believes it is appropriate at this time to reinitiate our stock repurchase program effective November 19, 2015,” Ocwen said in the SEC filing. “As of November 19, 2015, the approximate remaining value of shares that may be repurchased under the program is $129.7 million.”When contacted by DS News, Ocwen declined to comment on the re-initiation of the stock repurchase program. In the SEC filing, the company said there can be no assurance to how many shares it will purchase at any given period under the share repurchase program, if any at all are repurchased. Purchases under Ocwen’s program may be made on market or in privately negotiated transactions, according to the filing.Ocwen announced earlier in November that it had closed an offering of fixed-rate asset-backed term notes issued by Ocwen Master Advance Receivables Trust (OMART) and totaling $600 million in aggregate principal. The sale of the notes marks a bright spot for the Atlanta-based servicer after a down third quarter. In late October, Ocwen announced a net loss of $66.8 million for the quarter. Also, toward the end of September, Ocwen laid off about 300 employees, or approximately 10 percent of its U.S. workforce. In mid-September, toward the end of Q3, Ocwen settled a class action suit for $140 million in a Miami court with homeowners who had sued over inflated “force placed insurance” premiums. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Home / Daily Dose / Ocwen Re-Initiates Stock Repurchase Program About Author: Brian Honea Subscribe The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Tagged with: Ocwen Financial Stock Repurchase Program Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland.  Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Ocwen Re-Initiates Stock Repurchase Program The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Ocwen Financial Stock Repurchase Program 2015-11-26 Brian Honea November 26, 2015 950 Views Previous: Two New York Senators Allocate $120K to Foreclosure Prevention Next: Consumers More Likely to Choose Non-Mortgage Debt Over Mortgages Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

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first_img Facebook WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Homepage BannerNews Cllr Patsy Kelly Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Strabane has lost out once again – Cllr Patsy Kelly Previous articleDACC to meet with Minister for Health about breast cancer unit at LGHNext articleFormer Fine Gael Junior Minister for Small Business convicted and fined for speeding offence News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ By News Highland – February 21, 2015 Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Pinterest Martin McGuinness announced earlier this week the redevelopment of a former army base in Ballykelly in Derry which he said, will create thousands of jobs.SDLP Cllr Patsy Kelly says those jobs should have been awarded to Strabane, who initially topped the criteria when the project was first announced over two years ago.Clllr Kelly believes Strabane has lost out enormously, and is calling on questions to be answered:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/straba1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

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first_img Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal By News Highland – January 14, 2011 Mc Hugh wants new A&E unit to open immediately RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook WhatsApp WhatsApp Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers center_img News Pinterest Google+ Google+ Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Previous articleBuncrana councillor still won’t accept IDA reprioritisationNext articleOireachtas committee to hold hearing into N2-A5 improvements News Highland There is a crisis waiting to happen at Letterkenny General Hospitals Emergency Unit if the A&E Unit doesn’t open soon, according to Donegal North-East Deputy, Joe McHugh.In the past fortnight 1820 patients have visited Letterkennys A&E Department.And some patients have had to be treated in ambulances because there is no space.Deputy McHugh says the new A&E unit must open now, and not two months time……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/jmch830.mp3[/podcast] Facebooklast_img read more

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first_img Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Gardai appeal for information following Inishowen tragedy By News Highland – August 21, 2020 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Facebook Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Gardaí in Inishowen are appealing for information following last night’s tragedy near Quigley’s Point.They say they were alerted to a car in the water at Three Trees, Quigleys Point, Donegal at approximately 10.20p.m.The car had been travelling from Muff towards Quigley’s Point when the driver lost control and the vehicle skidded across the road and down the embankment and plunged into the water.The male driver aged 49 and two rear seat passengers, both children, a boy aged 14 and a girl aged 6 lost their lives. A 45 year old woman who was a front seat passenger managed to get out of the car and seek help.She’s been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with non life threatening injuries. The bodies of the deceased have been brought to the hospital mortuary, where post mortems will take place.Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the road from Muff towards Quigley’s Point between 10p.m. and 10.30p.m. last night, or anyone who was may have had sighting of a Black Mitsubishi ASX registration number, 11 DL 1566 in the area, particularly any road users with dash cam footage, to contact Buncrana Garda Station on (074) 9320540, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.The road remains closed this morning as technical examinations continue.Junior Minister Charlie McConalogue is a TD for the area…….Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/charlmccon.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applications center_img AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Previous articleDonegal rents down 1.5% on 2019Next articleCowan’s European journey continues News Highland Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennanlast_img read more

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first_imgThe inaugural meeting of all the founder and regional members of the Charter for Independent Estate Agents (CIELA) is taking place in the Oxfordshire town of Bicester today.The organisation says the meeting will be a forum discuss how independent agents can unite their “potential firepower” and unite their resources and data to create a force greater than any “corporate in the industry”.Independent agentsCIELA clearly thinks one failing of independent agents is that they do not share their data in the same way corporate branch networks do.David Butler (pictured, left), CEO of software firm ResiAnalytics and a former senior team member at both the Hometrack and CBRE, is to speak to them today to explain the power of the “combined data that independents currently hold between them, but do not currently use”, the organisation says.CIELA, which has been formed to represent the collective voice of independents and also communicate to the public what independents “actually do”.It has been busy in recent weeks. It’s website has been updated and it has hired a PR team that in the past has worked with Zoopla and Tepilo.CIELA, which was founded by tech firm owner Charlile Wright, is now being led by a founder team of 11 agents from around the UK and is due to formally launch on 1st October this year.Today’s proceedings in Oxfordshire will be filmed and the footage uploaded to the CEILA website afterwards. The organisation is currently offering a six-month pre-launch membership of £35 a month plus VAT.CIELA dAVID BUTLER April 12, 2017Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Associations & Bodies » CIELA members gather to plan data blitz that will rival corporates previous nextAssociations & BodiesCIELA members gather to plan data blitz that will rival corporatesMeeting in Oxfordshire today is first of all founder and regional members prior to October public launch.Nigel Lewis12th April 20170896 Viewslast_img read more

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