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first_imgstarafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw)  2018 abridged results.Company Profilestarafricacorporation Limited is an established sugar refinery in Zimbabwe; manufacturing and marketing sugar-based products under two well-known brand names, Goldstar Sugar and Country Choice Foods. Its product range comprises icing sugar, golden syrup, honey syrup and maple syrup. There are only two sugar mills in Zimbabwe and both are owned by Starafrica Corporation; producing products for local consumption and for export to countries in sub-Sahara Africa. Its subsidiary companies are Starafrica Operations (Private) Limited and Silver Star Properties (Private) Limited which is a property division involved in managing commercial, manufacturing and residential premises in Zimbabwe. starafricacorporation Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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first_imgWilliamson Tea Kenya Limited (WTK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about Williamson Tea Kenya Limited (WTK.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Williamson Tea Kenya Limited (WTK.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Williamson Tea Kenya Limited (WTK.ke)  2019 annual report.Company ProfileWilliamson Tea Kenya Limited cultivates, manufactures and sells tea in Kenya and exports to international markets. The company operates tea farms in Changoi, Kaimosi, Kapchorua and Tinderet. It is a fifth-generation tea farming business committed to growing high quality green tea leaf and produces a selection of loose-leaf tea and loose-leaf teabags. Well-known brands in its product range include Duchess Grey, Traditional Afternoon, Lifeboat Tea, Kenya Earth, Green Earl Grey, Purple Blush, Mint Garden, Earl Grey Purple, Purple Matcha and Green Matcha. Williamson Tea Kenya Plc also has interests in property investment and has a division which sells and services generators. Williamson Tea Kenya Plc is a subsidiary of Ngong Tea Holdings Limited. The head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Williamson Tea Kenya Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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first_img 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. Kevin Godbold | Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 | More on: RQIH Forget Lloyds and Barclays! I’d buy this stock for its top dividend yield above 6% I’m wary of banks on the London stock market such as Lloyds and Barclays, and we can’t describe them as companies paying top dividend yields.Indeed, the London-listed banks have patchy records when it comes to earnings and shareholder dividends. Their businesses look depressed right now along with their share prices, but I’m not keen to buy their shares.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…Why I’d buy this stock for its top dividend yieldThe banks are cyclical through and through. And trading tends to suffer or prosper according to the ups and downs of the general economy. We could buy bank stocks to try to ride the next up-leg of a cyclical recovery. But I reckon that strategy is risky. Instead, I’d much rather invest in a firm operating in the wider financial sector such as Randall & Quilter (LSE: RQIH).The great thing about RQIH is the business is trading strongly right now. And the directors see opportunities for growth in the current market environment. In today’s half-year results report, they underlined their confidence in the outlook by maintaining the interim dividend. And City analysts following the firm expect a modest single-digit percentage advance in the shareholder payment next year.With the share price near 153p, the forward-looking dividend yield for 2021 is almost 6.7%. I reckon that’s useful income to collect while the business realises its growth ambitions. Indeed, the prospect of capital growth from a rising share price in the coming years is a real possibility.RQIH describes itself as “a profitable and progressive dividend-paying non-life insurance group.” Operations involve investing in and managing insurance assets. The company also acts as “a conduit”  for capital providers, such as reinsurers, niche underwriting businesses, and managing general agents (MGAs).A dip in earnings set to recoverToday’s report reveals to us that in the six-month period to 30 June, the company held almost 57% of its gross assets in North America, around 22% in the UK and 21% in Europe. And those assets delivered a pre-tax operating profit in the period up 30% year on year. Although the profit-before-tax figure declined substantially.The directors explained in the report the results were affected by Covid-19 due to a reduction in total investment returns, delays in on-boarding new programme management business and by a change in the mix of Legacy transactions.  However, the underlying business and financial trends were good in the period and the directors expect the full-year trading outcome to be “in line with market expectations.” According to City analysts, that means we’ll likely see a surge in profits putting the earnings multiple just below 11 for 2020.  Looking ahead, the directors think RQIH is “well-positioned to capitalise on favourable market conditions.”I reckon the firm will continue its record of organic and acquisitive growth in the years ahead. Meanwhile, the share price has dipped a bit today, perhaps because of the fall in the net profit figure.But the dip in earnings looks temporary, and we could be seeing a decent opportunity to buy better value with the shares today. 5 Stocks For Trying To Build Wealth After 50 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. Image source: Getty Images. See all posts by Kevin Godbold Markets around the world are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic…And with so many great companies trading at what look to be ‘discount-bin’ prices, now could be the time for savvy investors to snap up some potential bargains.But whether you’re a newbie investor or a seasoned pro, deciding which stocks to add to your shopping list can be daunting prospect during such unprecedented times.Fortunately, The Motley Fool is here to help: our UK Chief Investment Officer and his analyst team have short-listed five companies that they believe STILL boast significant long-term growth prospects despite the global lock-down…You see, here at The Motley Fool we don’t believe “over-trading” is the right path to financial freedom in retirement; instead, we advocate buying and holding (for AT LEAST three to five years) 15 or more quality companies, with shareholder-focused management teams at the helm.That’s why we’re sharing the names of all five of these companies in a special investing report that you can download today for FREE. 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first_imgHomepage BannerNews Man charged with Fintona ATM theft Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – March 16, 2019 Google+ Twitter A man has appeared at a special court in Omagh charged with the robbery of an ATM at Fintona, Co Tyrone, in December last.Thirty-two year old Eugene Tomany of Glen Road, Keady, Co Armagh, was charged with the theft of £13,000 belonging to Danske Bank.A digger was used to take the ATM from the wall of a Supervalu store. Bail was refused and Tomany was remanded in custody to Omagh Magistrates Court on March 26th. Facebook Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationscenter_img Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleFour Harps underage sides in action todayNext articleDonegal Ladies still in the hunt for Semi-Final spot News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows last_img read more

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first_img Previous articleMotorists urged to take care as flash flooding hits DonegalNext articleSamuel L Jackson praises Irish actors and predicts Ruth Negga will win an Oscar News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Pinterest By News Highland – August 22, 2017 Donegal County Council says it receiving reports of extensive flooding across the county following Tuesday’s heavy fall of rain.The Council is advising against unnecessary travel and if you have to travel, to do so with extreme care.Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has taken to social media to highlight severe flooding in South Inishowen with many households effected by the extreme rain.He has described the flooding as an ‘unprecedented crisis’.In Burnfoot the road is closed in both directions. The Aghilly Road and Grania’s Gap closed with Muff and Bridgend ‘under serious pressure’.Commenting on the crisis in Inishowen, the council said ‘Major flooding in Inishowen area. Many roads washed away and bridges down, all routes affected.’There was a threat of flooding at the Buncrana Nursing home late in the evening but thanks to the efforts of volunteers the situation was brought under control.Roads updates as of midnight:Burnfoot to Buncrana road impassable. Road between Muff to Quigleys point blocked due to fallen tree. Buncrana to Carndonagh road blocked also.The following roads are closed; Gleneely, Glentogher, Rashinney, Cloontagh, North Pole, Quigley’s Pt to Muff, Cockhill.The council is asking people to please avoid any unnecessary travel tomorrow am as there is significant flood damage affecting all routes.Earlier updates…There is extensive flooding in many areas including on the Manorcunningham to Lifford road and extreme care is needed.The N13 to Manor is treacherous and should be avoided.The road at Killea & Burnfoot is passable with extreme care.There has been extensive flooding in Raphoe Town with the junction up Irish Road pictured belowAlan McMenamin pictured just some of the damage caused by Tuesday’s heavy rain on the Drumquinn Road:Alan also says the Donegal GAA training ground is under least 1ft of water with the side road only passable by 4×4. Eddie Harkin has posted this picture of the old customs at MuffKieran Kerr early caught this picture of flooding on the road to Drumoghill with the road barely passable:There are numerous reports of areas in Buncrana being badly effected with social media calls being made for sandbags, the Maherinture area is said to be particularly badly effected.The weather is causing problems with the electricity network. Earlier 1,300 hundred were without power in Buncrana but it has since been restored. There are ongoing outages in Carndonagh and Moville. Twitter Google+ Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Community Enhancement Programme open for applications WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Updates: Extensive flooding, road closures and power outages reported across Donegal Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennanlast_img read more

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first_imgRiverNorthPhotography/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Pharmacy retail giant Rite Aid has apologized to two undocumented immigrants who the company said were “mistakenly” denied COVID-19 vaccinations at Southern California stores.Both women, who were turned away from getting the vaccine in separate incidents this month, have been invited back by Rite Aid to receive their vaccinations, a spokesperson for the pharmacy chain told ABC News on Sunday.Rite Aid spokesperson Christopher Savarese described both cases as “isolated” incidents resulting from workers at the stores not following established protocols for vaccine eligibility. The employees will be re-educated on the protocols to make sure everyone is on the same page, he said.Savarese said that of the hundreds of thousands of vaccines Rite Aid has administered, these are the only two complaints the chain is aware of.In a statement later sent to ABC News, Rite Aid officials said, “In such an unprecedented rollout, there are going to be mistakes and there will be always areas for providers to improve — we’re seeking out those opportunities every day.”Savarese added, “This is very important to us that this is corrected. Both of the situations that we’re talking about have been resolved, and both of those people will be getting their vaccine at Rite Aid.”Rite Aid issued the apologies after a son of one of the women and the employer of the other woman, who is a babysitter, spoke out to ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV.Sebastian Araujo, a student at UCLA who plans to become an immigration lawyer, said his mother was turned away from a Rite Aid in Mission Hills, California, after she was asked to show a Social Security card and could only produce her foreign consular identification.Araujo told KABC that he spoke out on his mother’s behalf with the goal of making sure all undocumented immigrants in the United States are allowed to get the vaccine when they are eligible under state, local and federal guidelines.“I know that my mom is not the only one,” Araujo said.Kevin Rager of Orange County told KABC that his children’s babysitter, an undocumented immigrant, was reduced to tears when she was rejected at a Rite Aid store twice on the same day.Rager said his employee even provided Rite Aid with an out-of-state identification and a letter he wrote verifying she watches his children. But the pharmacist at a Rite Aid in Laguna Niguel, according to Rager, insisted on seeing the woman’s Social Security card and inaccurately told her that vaccine priority goes to U.S. citizens.“These questions shouldn’t be asked of any individual, and our entire country needs to get vaccinated. So, I don’t see why somebody should be denied when they actually want to get a vaccine,” Rager said.Rep. Tony Cárdenas, who represents Los Angeles, said the legal immigration status of a person is not supposed to interfere with them getting vaccinated.“That is not a requirement whatsoever at the federal, state or local level, and that organization (Rite Aid) has been told very clearly that that was wrong, and they immediately apologized for doing so, but it left the woman very distraught,” Cárdenas told KABC of Rager’s employee.On Feb. 1, the federal Department of Homeland Security issued a statement that the agency and its “federal government partners fully support equal access to the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine distribution sites for undocumented immigrants.”“It is a moral and public health imperative to ensure that all individuals residing in the United States have access to the vaccine. DHS encourages all individuals, regardless of immigration status, to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once eligible under local distribution guidelines,” the DHS statement reads.However, the confusion over whether undocumented immigrants qualify to receive vaccine has continued to occur not only in Southern California, but elsewhere in the country. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley issued an apology to at least 14 people who were rejected on Feb. 20 at its vaccination site because they could not provide proof of U.S. residency.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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first_imgHayden Harward of Richfield placed 14th overall in the boys’ 3200-meter run (9:46.09). The Wayne girls are in 4th place after day one, posting 10.5 points. Panguitch and South Sevier are tied for 5th with 10 points apiece. Delta and Millard are tied for 6th with 10 points apiece (along with Lyman, Wyo.) for the girls as well. May 4, 2019 /Sports News – Local BYU Invitational Roundup: Day 1 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Friday, various Mid-Utah Radio schools and athletes competed at the BYU Invitational at Robison Track in Provo, a precursor to the state track and field championships May 17 and 18. Written by The meet concludes Saturday In the boys’ long jump, Wayne’s Wyatt Van Orden placed fifth (21-01.25) and Porter Albrecht of Beaver finished sixth (20-11.25). For the boys, Beaver is in second place with 21 points.center_img Kenzie Jones of South Sevier took the crown in the girls’ high jump (5-02.25) while Kenzie Sudweeks of Piute finished third overall (4-11.75). Treyson Harris of Beaver took the title in the boys’ shot put (46-10.25) as Mcade Poulson of North Sanpete finished fourth (44-02.00). Harris also finished second in the boys’ discus (155-06.25). Tags: BYU Invitational/Track Brynnli Nelson, Wayne’s multi-star athlete, took the title in the girls’ javelin (124-06.50) with Delta’s Jacky Hatch (118-08.50) taking third in the event. Taylia Norris of Panguitch took the crown in the girls’ 3200-meter run (11:15.44). Brad Jameslast_img read more

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first_imgJanuary 1, 2020 /Sports News – National Scoreboard roundup — 12/31/19 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 109, Charlotte 92Indiana 115, Philadelphia 97L.A. Clippers 105, Sacramento 87Toronto 117, Cleveland 97Houston 130, Denver 104San Antonio 117, Golden State 113Oklahoma City 106, Dallas 101NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENew Jersey 3, Boston 2N.Y. Islanders 4, Washington 3Vegas 5, Anaheim 2Toronto 4, Minnesota 1Tampa Bay 6, Buffalo 4Carolina 3, Montreal 1Columbus 4, Florida 1Detroit 2, San Jose 0Winnipeg 7, Colorado 4Arizona 3, St. Louis 1Chicago 5, Calgary 3Edmonton 7, N-Y Rangers 5Los Angeles 5, Philadelphia 3TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLDuke 88, Boston College 49Butler 60, St. John’s 58Florida St. 70, Georgia Tech 58Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Written bycenter_img Beau Lundlast_img read more

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first_imgDear Friends,While Cape May County’s COVID positivity rate remains the lowest in the state, the number of cases continues to trend upward as we head toward the holidays and what would normally be lots of gatherings among family, friends and colleagues.Local hospital officials reported in a call this week that the number of hospitalized COVID patients is holding steady at a manageable level, and they also said that some frontline health care workers could be vaccinated as soon as this month.But we still have a long way to go before a vaccine is widely available to everybody.Better days are in sight, but until then we all must continue to wear masks, avoid indoor gatherings, wash hands and do whatever we can to limit the spread of the virus – for the sake of the entire community.I know we’re all growing tired of this, and the isolation is taking a toll on mental health for many.My city team is working with local professionals to gather information on resources for anybody who may need help during these trying times. We will make these resources available to the public through the city website and other avenues.We are also working with the school district as we navigate these uncharted waters. It has been an extremely difficult year for students, parents and teachers alike, but we are all in this together.I have offered whatever assistance the city can provide, and the city and district are working together to communicate with the public.I want to recognize and appreciate the efforts of the school administration and staff in continuing their educational mission during this exceptional time.I also want to acknowledge the sacrifices of the school families in town.I hope you all have a great weekend among close family and stay well.Warm regards,Mayor Jay A. Gillian Mayor Jay Gillianlast_img read more

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first_imgOver the past year, bassist Oteil Burbridge landed himself the role of a lifetime with Dead & Company. Granted, playing in the Allman Brothers Band for 17 years is also pretty much the role of a lifetime, but there’s something that clicked very early on with Burbridge and the Grateful Dead community. It’s been nothing but positivity once he started playing in the band!In an interview with us earlier this year, Burbridge said, “I guarantee you I will be playing this music for the rest of my life.” If that’s not dedication, we don’t know what is!On his 52nd birthday today, we wanted to show you just how excited Oteil is when he’s on stage with the Dead & Company guys. Fortunately, the bassist has been sharing stage-side videos from some of the band’s biggest gigs, including Citi Field, Fenway Park and the tour closer at Shoreline Amphitheatre. Watch the series of videos below and join us in wishing Oteil Burbridge a very happy birthday!Citi Field  Shoreline Amphitheatre Fenway Park Happy birthday Oteil!! Of course, for fans of Burbridge’s blend of jamming, don’t miss him perform in the All Brothers Band with Kofi Burbridge, Alan Evans and Neal Evans at the second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive festival in Brooklyn, NY – with over 50 artists spanning three venues in one day: October 22nd. With musicians from The Disco Biscuits, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, The String Cheese Incident, Dopapod, Lettuce and more all performing, this event looks to be one of the best! More details here.last_img read more

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