Transnational Corporation of Nigeria PLC (TRANSC.ng) HY2014 Interim Report

first_imgTransnational Corporation of Nigeria PLC (TRANSC.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the half year.For more information about Transnational Corporation of Nigeria PLC (TRANSC.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Transnational Corporation of Nigeria PLC (TRANSC.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Transnational Corporation of Nigeria PLC (TRANSC.ng)  2014 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileTransnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc is a diversified conglomerate with business interests in the power generation, hospitality, agriculture and oil and gas sectors. It owns and operates Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja and Transcorp Hotel in Calabar. In the agriculture sector, the company produces orange and pineapple concentrates, mango puree and orange peel oil. It also grows food crops and fodder crops. In the energy sector, the company is involved in upstream petroleum development and has interests in exploring, refining and marketing oil and gas. Other business interests include generating electric power; maritime operations and supplying products for the mining and construction sectors which includes stone, sand, lime and iron. Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) 2015 Annual Report

first_imgNairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE.ke)  2015 annual report.Company ProfileNairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Limited operates as a securities exchange in Kenya offering an automated platform for the listing and trading of various securities such as debt, equity and derivative securities. It provides clearing and settlement services for transactions in derivative securities through its subsidiary, NSE Clear Limited. It also acts as a central counterparty in derivative securities transactions. Kenya is one of the fastest growing economies in sub-Sahara Africa and NSE plays a vital role in this growth by encouraging savings and investments as well as helping local and international companies access cost-effective capital. The securities exchange operates under the jurisdiction of the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya; is a full member of the World Federation of Exchange; a founding member of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA); the East African Securities Exchanges Association (EASEA) and the Association of Futures Market. Nairobi Securities Exchange is a partner exchange in a SSE initiative led by the United Nations. Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) Q12019 Interim Report

first_imgKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke)  2019 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Bank) is a financial services institution in Kenya offering products and services to the commercial sector. The banking group offers a full-service offering for commercial and corporate clients and runs an Agency banking model. Its parent company, KCB Group, was founded as a branch of the National Bank of India in Mombasa. Grindlays Bank merged with the National Bank of India in 1958 to form the National & Grindlays Bank. The government of Kenya bought a 60% stake in National & Grindlays Bank and took full control of it in 1970; renaming it Kenya Commercial Group. It was renamed KCB Bank Kenya after a corporate restructure. KCB Bank Kenya is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the KCB Group. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

This FTSE 100 share has been utterly crushed by coronavirus. I’d buy it today!

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. 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. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Cliffdarcy has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended ITV. 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. It’s been another bad day for the FTSE 100 so far. This morning, the index slid another 120 points (2%). As traditional summer ‘market fatigue’ takes hold, it’s not been a great day for ITV (LSE: ITV) to release its latest results.ITV could exit the FTSE 100As I write, ITV shares trade at 60.34p, down 0.56p (0.9%) from yesterday’s close, having dropped as low as 57.62p earlier today. This leaves this FTSE 100 share down 43.3% over the past 12 months.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…What’s more, this near-halving of ITV’s share price takes its market value to just £2.45bn. That makes it one of the FTSE 100’s smallest members. Thus, it is highly likely that the media group will be ejected in the next quarterly index reshuffle.ITV’s revenues slumpBeing ejected from the FTSE 100 is probably the least of ITV’s worries, because the business is reeling from Covid-19. Indeed, the TV broadcaster has suffered the biggest collapse in advertising revenues in its 65-year history.Viewing figures rose 4% during lockdown, which is good for ITV, but advertising revenues plunged by 43% in the second quarter. However, this trend is improving fast, with revenues down 42% in June, but only 23% in July. One factor in this fall was the coronavirus-driven cancellation of hit reality-TV show Love Island.Thanks to collapsing advertising income and production shutdowns, ITV’s half-year revenues sank by a sixth (17%) to £1.22bn. This caused adjusted operating profits to halve to £165m and earnings per share to plummet 53% to 2.9p (from 6.2p).As a result, the FTSE 100 firm axed its interim dividend (2.6p a share last year).This FTSE 100 firm still has a futureITV remains the UK’s biggest commercial free-to-air broadcaster, operating six channels. It is also growing Britbox, an ITV+BBC streaming service, which will be boosted by the return of satirical puppet show Spitting Image.Today, Carolyn McCall, ITV’s chief executive, commented: “We are seeing an upward trajectory, with productions restarting and advertisers returning.” For example, of 230 productions hit by lockdown, around 70% have been delivered or are back on track.What’s more, this FTSE 100 (for now) firm has a strong balance sheet and easy access to liquidity. Net debt has actually fallen more than a third (34.5%) to £783m, from £1,195m a year ago. In addition, ITV has access to £1,214m of liquidity (consisting of £385m in cash, a £630m revolving credit facility and an additional £199m facility). Trust me, I think ITV is solid.Don’t change the channel on ITVOver the past 52 weeks, ITV shares peaked at 165.9p on 13 December and plunged to just 50.06p on 23 March, during the market meltdown. Thus, they have fallen more than £1 from their 2019/20 high, but are barely 20% above their lockdown low.It’s difficult to predict, but the shares are valued somewhere between 4.25 and 5 times earnings. That’s very cheap, especially when you consider that the full-year, pre-Covid-19 dividend was expected to be 8p a share. What’s more, ITV is a perennial candidate for takeover by larger rivals. For me, the shares are simply too cheap. I’d buy this FTSE 100 stock today and await future growth and the return of dividends. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Cliff D’Arcy | Thursday, 6th August, 2020 | More on: ITV center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Address 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 FTSE 100 share has been utterly crushed by coronavirus. I’d buy it today! Image source: Getty Images. See all posts by Cliff D’Arcylast_img read more

Villa Krona / Helin & Co Architects

first_img Year:  2010 2010 Projects “COPY” CopyHouses•Kimitoön, Finland ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/556299/villa-krona-helin-and-co-architects Clipboard Year:  CopyAbout this officeHelin & Co ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKimitoönHousesFinlandPublished on October 14, 2014Cite: “Villa Krona / Helin & Co Architects” 14 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BronzeArmchairsAndreu WorldGrand Raglan – Lounge ChairSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesPlantingSikaGreen RoofsStonesCosentinoSilestone Surfaces – Ethereal CollectionMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 8″Panels / Prefabricated AssembliesFranken-SchotterFacade Panels – Dietfurt LimestoneWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWoodGustafsWood Cladding in St. Erik Eye HospitalLightsKKDCLighting – Groove FLEXMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?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 stream ArchDaily Architects: Helin & Co Architects Area Area of this architecture project Area:  152 m² Area:  152 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Villa Krona / Helin & Co ArchitectsSave this projectSaveVilla Krona / Helin & Co Architects Save this picture!© Pekka Helin+ 18 Share Photographs Houses photographs:  Pekka HelinPhotographs:  Pekka HelinSave this picture!© Pekka HelinText description provided by the architects. A small remote island in the Gullkrona Archipelago offers a panorama of changing seasons in the northern Baltic: late sunsets fill open skies and early sunrises dramatise rocky islands. In spring, constant birdsong greets the end of severe winter.Save this picture!© Pekka HelinWarm calm midsummer days are filled with scents of pine and juniper. Autumn storms drive huge waves over the rocks to freeze gradually, generating abstract formations of drifting ice. Finally, all is covered with snow. The villa is built to experience all this and counteract periods of urban hard work.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe geometry of the building relates to the forms of the granite bedrock with its varied colours and glaciated grooves. Larch, which naturally weathers silvery grey, clads the exterior, while sedum changes from green to brown on the roof during the summer.Save this picture!© Pekka HelinExposed fans of laminated beams and columns form the structure. Inside, cladding is warm pine with paler ash flooring, making a welcoming cave in the wilderness.Save this picture!© Pekka HelinProject gallerySee allShow lessKomachi Building / Key OperationSelected ProjectsVigoss R & D / Zemberek Design OfficeSelected Projects Share Finland ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/556299/villa-krona-helin-and-co-architects Clipboard “COPY” Villa Krona / Helin & Co Architectslast_img read more

WSPA to raise funds with animal ringtones from Orange

first_img Howard Lake | 21 November 2003 | News WSPA to raise funds with animal ringtones from Orange The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is to benefit from ‘calls of the wild’, new animal ringtones from Orange.While other people’s mobile phone tones can often drive us wild, WSPA and Orange hope that their new ‘calls of the wild’ will make a difference for animal welfare.Available exclusively for a limited time only on Orange World and www.orange.co.uk from 24 November 2003, the ringtones will bring the sounds of nature to you wherever you are. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Richard Brooks, Head of UK Fundraising at WSPA said: “The support of Orange and its customers who use these amazing ‘calls of the wild’ will make a real contribution towards WSPA’s work with animals around the world.”Orange has ensured that all songwriters’ royalties will go to help animals through the work of WSPA to raise the standards of animal welfare throughout the world, with WSPA receiving a donation each time a ringtone is downloaded onto a mobile phone. Recorded in the wild and produced as a selection of digital sounds, Animal Ringtones is the creation of musicians Thomas Dolby Robertson, president ofRetro Ringtones LLC, and his Production partner Kevin Wooding. From the chirp of the grey tree frog to the roar of the Siberian tiger, there are over 40 Orange Animal Ringtones to choose from.Vivienne Adshead, Head of Commercial Content Delivery, Orange UK, said: “Many of us are guilty of cringing at other people’s ringtones. Orange believes that mobile ringtones should be fun and we think the ‘natural’ sounds of Animal Ringtones provide people with their own piece of the wild, no matter where they are.” Tagged with: Digital 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

Deloitte chooses three charities for three-year partnerships

first_img Current three-year charity partnershipsDeloitte’s current charity partners are Children with Cancer UK, Help for Heroes (H4H) and Cancer Research UK. Employees have raised over £2 million for them, provided 3,000 hours of pro bono support, and over 5,000 volunteers have helped the charities with a number of skills-based opportunities, corporate challenges and fundraising activities.Paul Farmer, Mind’s CEO, said: “None of our past or present partnerships delivers the scale of impact that working with Deloitte can bring to promoting good mental health, particularly in the workplace.  This is an encouraging sign that mental health is increasingly being recognised as a cause that people really want to support.” Howard Lake | 4 June 2013 | News Bob Thust, Director for Responsible Business at Deloitte, said:  “We want to offer more than the typical fundraising, which often only offers a temporary solution, and aim to make a real difference for each of these charities. By using the skills and expertise of our staff, we believe we can leave a lasting legacy that will continue to help each charity long after the partnership comes to a close”. Professional services firm Deloitte LLP has chosen Alzheimer’s Society, Mind and Prostate Cancer UK as its charity partners for the next three years. It aims to raise a total of £2 million during that period.Over 5,000 of the firm’s employees voted for the three charities based on specific projects that they put forward. The partnership wil include fundraising together with donated time and skills from the firm and its employees, including strategy advice, analytics, finance and project management. Advertisement Deloitte chooses three charities for three-year partnershipscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2  54 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 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

Brooke changes its approach to mid-value supporters

first_img  249 total views,  1 views today International animal welfare charity Brooke has introduced a new approach to inspiring and retaining its mid-value audience of supporters. Until recently it had experienced declining response rates from this group of supporters, sometimes down by a half.The charity asked GOOD Agency to help improve its approach to engaging with this audience.GOOD’s research found that many of these supporters did not like:to feel that they were “ringfenced” into a club together with people they didn’t knowto be given a labelto be given particularly special treatmentInstead, they said that they wanted:the opportunity to feel part of something where they could make a significant difference to the suffering animals they cared passionately about.direct communications that made them feel closer to the work in the field, and closer to the teamand to feel part of a collective endeavour. Tribe funding campaignBased on this research GOOD and Brooke have introduced a ‘tribe funding’ initiative that invited mid-value supporters and prospects to choose which of three Brooke projects they wanted to fund.Brooke invited donors to choose a project to supportThis had the added benefit of driving more donors online, a secondary objective of Brooke’s brief to GOOD.The first of the new communications was a teaser email, sent in April 2017. This was followed by a pack that invited supporters to pick from three projects to support from three different countries. In each of these the case for support was made by the key members of the team who could make change happen for the animals if they joined them: owners, local vets, community champions and Brooke staff.Supporters were then directed online to the tribe funding pages for more project content and a running total of the project funding. Finally, a reminder mailing included photographs with handwritten notes from Brooke staff in the field to bring supporters even closer to the cause.Annie Moreton, Senior Fundraising Planner at GOOD, said: “With tangible objectives and items their donations could fund, supporters could make an informed decision in addition to those which struck a chord with them emotionally.”Jane Bond, Direct Marketing Manager at Brooke, said: “This project is all about providing supporters with updates on the work in action, and connecting them directly to the impact that their support will make and the people that will make it happen. We are thrilled with how it has been received. It has been our most successful appeal in the past two years; receiving an average response rate of over 9% for the main pack and is on track to double the target by campaign close; raising over £130,000.”The charity is planning to run a similar campaign in 2018. Meanwhile, existing donors are continuing to receive tailored email updates on the projects that they fund. Tagged with: Individual giving mid-value donors The Good Agency AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis26 Advertisement Howard Lake | 14 September 2017 | News Brooke changes its approach to mid-value supporters  250 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis26 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

Indiana Corn and Soybean Condition Continues Ahead of National Number

first_img By Andy Eubank – Jul 1, 2013 Previous articlePork Producers Ready to ExpandNext articleFarm Bureau Stands with West Virginia Poultry Farmer Against EPA Andy Eubank Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Corn and Soybean Condition Continues Ahead of National Number Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARE Indiana Corn and Soybean Condition Continues Ahead of National Number Thunderstorms moved across the state during the week causing some wind damage and flash flooding, according to the Indiana Field Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Some southern counties received heavy rainfall leaving standing water in many crop fields. The major field crops showed good growth with the warm temperatures early in the week and ample moisture. Winter wheat harvest continued where weather permitted with good yields being reported. Some wheat acreage was blown down during the week’s storms. Wet weather kept spraying of herbicides and cutting of hay to a minimum.FIELD CROPS REPORTThere were 3.1 days suitable for field work during the week. Corn condition improved and is rated 79 percent good to excellent compared with 19 percent last year at this time. Nationally 67 percent of corn acres are rated good to excellent.Planting of soybeans is nearing completion in most areas with the exception of some southern counties and double cropped acreage. Ninety-six percent of the soybean acreage has emerged compared with 100 percent last year and 93 percent for the 5-year average. Soybean condition is rated 74 percent good to excellent compared with 20 percent last year at this time. National soybean good to excellent rating is now at 67 percent.Twenty-seven percent of the winter wheat acreage has been harvested compared with 88 percent last year and 47 percent for the 5-year average. Winter wheat condition is rated 76 percent good to excellent at this time.LIVESTOCK, PASTURE AND RANGE REPORTLivestock were in mostly good condition with adequate grazing and no health issues reported. Pasture condition is rated 79 percent good to excellent compared with 6 percent last year at this time. First cutting of alfalfa hay is nearing completion, and the second cutting is 7 percent complete compared with 85 percent last year and 27 percent for the 5-year average.Source: NASS SHARElast_img read more

Two American women journalists to be tried soon

first_imgNews As doubt persists on North Korea’s “zero” coronavirus cases, RSF urges for transparency Organisation April 24, 2009 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two American women journalists to be tried soon News North KoreaAsia – Pacific Campaigns Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders condemns the North Korean government’s decision to charge and try the two American reporters, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who were arrested at the Chinese border on 17 March. They are accused of entering the country illegally, spying and “hostile activities,” but in reality they were just trying to report the fate of North Korean refugees at the border.“We deplore the way the authorities are treating these two women as criminals when in fact they were just doing their job as journalists,” Reporters Without Borders said. “There is every reason to fear that North Korea’s opaque judicial system will not give them due process. But we hope the country’s leaders will heed the many calls for their release.”North Korea’s official KCNA news agency announced in a brief dispatch today: “A competent organ of the DPRK (North Korea) concluded the investigation into the journalists of the United States. The organ formally decided to refer them to a trial on the basis of the confirmed crimes committed by them.”If found guilty, Ling and Lee face up to 10 years of forced labour. Article 63 of the penal code regarding “crimes” against North Korea provides for jail terms of five to ten years for foreigners gathering information inside the country. They work for the San Francisco-based online television station Current TV.Around 1,500 journalists and bloggers have already signed a petition in support of Ling and Lee that was launched by Reporters Without Borders and the International Women’s Media Foundation. You can sign the petition. November 18, 2019 Find out more North KoreaAsia – Pacific center_img News Follow the news on North Korea RSF_en to go further Receive email alerts “Without independent journalism, this would be the news” – RSF’s new ad Journalists face archaic sanction of capital punishment in some parts of the world July 6, 2020 Find out more April 1, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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