P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2010 annual report.For more information about P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) 2010 annual report.Company ProfilePZ Cussons Nigeria Plc manufactures and sells a range of consumer products and home appliances in Nigeria. Personal care products include Premier Cool Deo antiseptic soaps, Carex hand hygiene products, Cussons baby products, Venus Gold fragrances and a Morning Fresh dish washing product. PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc sells milk products under the Coast, Nunu and Olympic brands, refined palm oil and red palm oil under the Mamador and Devon King’s brans, and YO! Yoghurt drinks. Household appliances sold under the Haier Thermocool brand include computers, televisions, DVD players, home entertainment systems, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, generators, inverters, stabilisers, automatic voltage regulators, fans and air coolers, washing machines, water dispensers, water heaters, gas cookers and microwaves. The company sells its electrical appliances through its own CoolWorld retail stores located in the major towns and cities of Nigeria. It also exports products to Angola, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Togo. Established in 1899 and formerly known as Paterson Zochonis Industries Plc, the company changed its name to PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc in 2006. The company is a subsidiary of PZ Cussons Plc. Its head office is in Ikeja, Nigeria. PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) 2015 annual report.Company ProfileMeikles Limited is an established 100-year old company in Zimbabwe primarily invested in the agriculture, hotels and retail sector. The company operates six business segments; hospitality, retail stores which include department stores, supermarkets and wholesalers, and agricultural, financial services and security. Its well-known brands include the Meikles Hotel, Victoria Falls Hotel, TM Supermarkets, Meikles Stores and Tanganda Tea which produces, packs and distributes Zimbabwe’s famous tea brand aswell as Tinga Mira, a bottled spring water brand. Tanganda Tea Company also owns estates that produce avocados and macadamia nuts. Meikles Limited has department stores in three major cities in Zimbabwe which includes Barbours department store in Harare; and has a national footprint with 50 retail stores in towns and cities throughout Zimbabwe. Meikles Limited recently expanded into the mining and guarding sector and owns Meikles Centar Mining and Meikles Guard Services (Private) Limited in Zimbabwe. Meikles Financial Services offers mobile financial solutions and bill payment services to the retail and commercial sector in Zimbabwe; under the brand name My Cash. Meikles Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM.mw) listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange under the Technology sector has released it’s 2016 annual report.For more information about Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM.mw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM.mw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM.mw) 2016 annual report.Company ProfileTelekom Networks Malawi Limited is the major provider of telecommunication services in Malawi; offering a range of products that include post- and pre-paid airtime, interconnections, international incoming and roaming, handsets, equipment and accessories. Additional products and services include smart data packages, a mobile money wallet called Mpamba, Yanga Internet bundles; as well as voice services which include caller tune, call conference and mobile directory services. Value-added services include Me2U which allows customers to share airtime, Pasavute airtime services, and multimedia messaging services. Innovations include the introduction of 3.5g broadband services and high-speed wireless Internet access, voice and data connectivity, and video and music streaming. Telekom Networks Malawi Limited was the first mobile network operator in Malawi and was established as a joint venture between Telekom Malaysia and the then government-owned Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL). Telekom Malaysia sold its 60% majority stake in TNM and the telecommunication enterprise is now a wholly-owned Malawi company. Telekom Networks Malawi is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange
15 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis At a lunchtime meeting today the Treasury and ICFM will issue a challenge to double payroll giving income from companies.Read UK Fundraising’s report. 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. Howard Lake | 1 March 2000 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement Treasury and ICFM aim to double payroll giving
SHARE By Andy Eubank – Nov 27, 2016 Soy Checkoff Wants US Soy to be Preferred Soy building-soy-preferenceAs with any product or commodity, if the buyer has a preference for your brand it increases your opportunity for profitability. That holds true for U.S. soybean growers too, according to Frankfort, Indiana farmer Mike Beard, a director on the United Soybean Board and the board’s Meal Target Area Coordinator. He says USB has a strategy to develop preference for U.S. soybeans.“Preference over competition from the southern hemisphere in the export markets, and competition from other protein sources in the domestic markets,” Beard explained.While many animal and aquaculture producers appreciate the superior component value of meal from U.S. soybeans, Beard says USB is trying to boost protein levels in beans from some parts of the country.“We’re concerned that the northern tier of states that produce soybeans and export out of the northwest have soybean protein levels that are somewhat lower than those of us in the Midwest, so we’re studying how to possibly bring those soybean protein levels up in that production area,” Beard told HAT. “And in collaboration with a major seed company we’re seeing some results from that.”USB continues work to create soybeans that meet the individual nutritional requirements of the swine, poultry and aquaculture industries.“These are what we begin to call some designer beans, and this is a way to build preference over other protein sources and build preference over other sources of soybeans.”Beard says the success in working with seed companies to develop high oleic soybeans to meet the demands of oil customers gives him added confidence as USB works to develop the designer bean varieties. Previous articleTime to Start Planning Crop Insurance StrategyNext articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for November 28, 2016 Andy Eubank Home Indiana Agriculture News Soy Checkoff Wants US Soy to be Preferred Soy SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter
“She is a young journalist who has been very passionate about her work,” Kashmir Press Club vice-president Moazum Mohammad said. “Filing a case against her under the UAPA is very unjust. It is a serious attack on press freedom.” Other journalists, including Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie and Umaisar Gull, have been recently harassed and intimidated during the Covid-19 pandemic in Kashmir. Branded by the police as an “anti-national Facebook user,” Masrat Zahra is widely recognized as being exceptionally skilled at capturing the everyday life of the Kashmiri people (photo: Courtesy of M. Z.). March 3, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 “In the absence of any substantiation by the police, we call on the Jammu and Kashmir authorities to immediately drop these outrageous charges against Masrat Zahra,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “These proceedings clearly amount to intimidation and, as such, directly violate article 19 (1a) of India’s 1950 constitution. This photojournalist must be allowed to continue her work without fear of further harassment attempts.” Indian journalist wrongly accused of “wantonly” inaccurate reporting Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the flimsy charges brought against Masrat Zahra, a freelance photojournalist who has been ordered to report to the counter-terrorism police tomorrow in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), in northern India. Based in Srinagar, J&K’s capital, Masrat Zahra is facing up to seven years in prison under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on a charge brought against her on 18 April of posting photos and other content on social media that “glorify anti-national activities.” Outrageous accusations to go further It was confirmed to RSF, this evening (20 April), that the J&K police have now filed an FIR against The Hindu reporter, Peerzada Ashiq, regarding what is deemed “a fake news item” published in the newspaper. Under the UAPA, the National Investigation Agency (India’s counter-terrorism police), are allowed to detain suspects for extended periods without any kind of formal charge. Branded in the police tweet as an “anti-national Facebook user,” Zahra is widely recognized as being exceptionally skilled at capturing the everyday life of the Kashmiri people. Her photos are often used by the Washington Post, Al Jazeera, the Indian news website The Caravan, the British tabloid The Sun, the French magazine So Foot and the Turkish broadcaster TRT. It was only from tweets posted by the police this morning (20 April) that Zahra learned that she is charged under the UAPA and that a complaint – known in India as a First Information Report (FIR) – had also been filed against her under Section 505 of the Penal Code, which punishes inciting “an offence against the state or against public tranquillity.” Help by sharing this information News “I’m completely at a loss,” Zahra told RSF. “It’s about pictures that I already published in the past. I am a professional photojournalist with no political agenda.” She risks being arrested and jailed when she reports to the National Investigation Agency tomorrow. Organisation April 27, 2021 Find out more April 20, 2020 India: Kashmiri photographer unfairly accused of “glorifying anti-national activities” India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media Zahra told RSF she received a summons from the Srinagar police on the evening of 18 April, to which she responded that “it would be difficult for me to go out during the lockdown because I had no co curfew pass.” India is ranked 140th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. IndiaAsia – Pacific Condemning abuses Armed conflictsPhotoreportageJudicial harassment Injustice When contacted by RSF, several Kashmiri journalists testified to her professionalism. “Filing an FIR under a stringent law could have been avoided, especially when all journalists agree that there is nothing ‘anti-national’ in the work she has shared online,” Srinagar-based freelancer Athar Parvaiz said. Kashmiri author and political commentator Gowhar Geelani added: “This speaks volumes about the gags against media to silence journalists, to control the narratives by use of force, and to contain the Kashmir story with lawlessness.” News Follow the news on India IndiaAsia – Pacific Condemning abuses Armed conflictsPhotoreportageJudicial harassment News RSF_en February 23, 2021 Find out more
News RSF_en Follow the news on Paraguay February 14, 2020 Find out more ParaguayAmericas Reporter killed in ambush after police protection withdrawn Receive email alerts ParaguayAmericas Latin America’s community radio – a key service but vulnerable Brazilian journalist murdered at home in Paraguay February 10, 2017 Find out more News Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders joins the Paraguayan Journalists’ Union (SPP) in demanding justice and protection for the journalists who were the target of a bomb attack by two gunmen last week in the northern department of Concepción, and for all other journalists working in high-risk regions like Concepción.Claiming to be members of the Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP), the two gunmen left three bombs inside Guyra Campana, a privately-owned radio in the town of Horqueta on the evening of 4 October. Two of them exploded, causing serious damage and forcing the station off the air. Police defused the third after it failed to go off. “During a visit in 2011, we saw the degree to which journalists in this region are isolated and exposed to danger from both the drug cartels and the EPP”, Reporters Without Borders said. “Effective security provisions need to be prepared in coordination with media organizations so that journalists can go about their work without fearing reprisals and without having to censor themselves.”The organization added: “Is it prudent for media that are so exposed to be broadcasting the government’s offers of rewards for information leading to the arrest of EPP members? It renders these media liable for the safety of their personnel.”Guyra Campana owner and manager César Rojas said two men arrived on motorcycles and stormed into the radio station at around 9 p.m. as presenter Teresa Fleitas was ending a programme. Brandishing automatic firearms, they ordered all the staff to leave the station so that they could “blow it up”.They also announced that three journalists – presenters Juan Benitez and Maria Victoria Piccardo and Rojas’s son, Freddy Rojas, the daily ABC Color’s regional correspondent – would be killed for repeatedly criticizing the EPP, and they left a communiqué “for the journalists of Concepción and Horqueta,” accusing the media of waging a campaign to smear the EPP.Launched in 2008, the EPP claims to be a guerrilla organization that supports the cause of agrarian reform but its methods – which include kidnapping and extortion – resemble those of organized crime.Reporters Without Borders has been told that the radio station was quickly given protection after the attack and its installations are being repaired.Political tension since last June’s parliamentary coup against President Fernando Lugo combined with the continuing violent crime are taking their toll on journalists. The level of fear is especially high among the many community radio stations in rural areas. October 8, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Amid continuing concern for journalists’ safety, EPP guerrillas claim bombing of radio station to go further News News Organisation October 20, 2014 Find out more
Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Six Howard University employees were fired last year for allegedly misusing institutional funds, the school’s president confirmed Wednesday.University President Wayne Frederic said an investigation revealed that between 2007 and 2016 several employees who had received both tuition remissions – or reductions – as well as university-funded grants – took advantage of their combined aid packages that went beyond the cost of attendance, resulting in “inappropriate” refunds. The employees allegedly pocketed the excess money.Frederic, who said he launched an investigation immediately after being alerted about a potential problem in 2016, said the grants were institutional, not federally-funded.Many students, including those involved with HU Resist and HUSA, both student government organizations that challenge university policies, took to social media to express concerns.Olivia McDowell, a junior biology major and English minor, who said she’s had frustrating encounters with the university’s financial aid office in the past, said she found the situation disconcerting.A representative from the university told ABC News that it is working with outside experts to “ensure every dollar” is “accounted for” and that the university will exercise all of its options to “recoup” funds.According to Frederic, steps his administration has taken to improve the matter include ensuring that all money received is being vetted by the university budget office, as well as hiring a new associate provost for enrollment management.The federal Department of Education declined to comment.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Kaufman County Jail (DALLAS) — A Dallas police officer who fatally shot a man she thought was inside her home when he was actually inside his own apartment has been arrested for manslaughter, records showed.Officer Amber Guyger was arrested and booked into the Kaufman County Jail Sunday night for the killing of 26-year-old Botham Jean, Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA reported.She has since posted $300,000 bond and was expected to be released from jail shortly, WFAA reported.“We demanded for Officer Amber Guyger to be arrested and it happened,” Jean family attorney Lee Merrit told ABC News Sunday night.Guyger, 30, was still wearing her uniform after working a full shift when she arrived at the apartment complex where she lives in Dallas on Thursday night.She walked into what “she believed to be her apartment,” Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said.Upon entering the apartment she “encountered” Jean inside the residence. While what occurred inside the apartment between them is unclear, at some point she “fired her weapon, striking the victim,” police said.Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings tweeted, “I want to thank the Texas Rangers for thoroughly investigating this tragic case from the moment the Dallas Police Department requested that they take over on Friday morning. I am grateful to Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall for her leadership and foresight in calling for the Rangers to handle the investigation to ensure there was no appearance of bias.”Guyger, who has been on the police force for four years, called 911 for assistance and Jean was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries, police said.Guyger was not injured in the incident and was placed on administrative leave while an investigation was launched. Following the Dallas Police Department’s “normal officer-involved shooting protocol,” the Texas Rangers were brought in to conduct an independent investigation, officials said.A blood sample was taken from Guyger to test for drugs and alcohol, according to the police chief.“Right now there are more questions than answers. We understand the concerns of the community,” Hall told reporters Friday afternoon. “That is why we are working as vigorously and meticulously as we can to ensure the integrity of the case and the department is upheld. In doing so, we hope to bring understanding to the family.”At a press conference Sunday, before the arrest was announced, the attorneys representing Jean’s demanded action be taken against the officer, arguing that a police officer should not be given preferential treatment.Jean was a beloved member of a local church and an employee at a prestigious accounting and consulting firm, according to those that knew him.“Botham Jean was exactly the sort of citizen we want to have in the city of Dallas,” Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings told reporters at a press conference Saturday. “And for that reason this is a terrible thing that has happened. Not only has he lost his life, but we’ve lost a potential leader for this city for decades to come.”Jean grew up on the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia, where some of his family still lives. His mother, Allison Jean, worked as an official for the Saint Lucian government for several years and now resides in the United States, according to Rawlings.“I had the honor to meet with Mrs. Jean this morning,” Rawlings told reporters Saturday. “They’re a remarkable family, and you understand why Botham was such a great man.”Jean’s mother shared stories with the mayor about her late son, “how he loved everybody,” “how much he loved Dallas,” “didn’t really see color” and “always had a smile on his face,” according to Rawlings. She isn’t angry, the mayor said, but rather “heartbroken” and wants to know exactly what happened.“She’s a very religious woman and her view on this was amazingly graceful and peaceful,” he added.In 2016, Jean graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, where he majored in accounting and management information systems, according to a statement from the school.At the time of his death, Jean was working for PricewaterhouseCoopers, a multinational professional services firm with an office in Dallas. He was listed on LinkedIn as a risk assurance experienced associate.“This is a terrible tragedy. Botham Jean was a member of the PwC family in our Dallas office and we are simply heartbroken to hear of his death,” the company said in a statement obtained by ABC News on Friday.The Dallas West Church of Christ, where Jean reportedly worshiped and taught a young adult Bible study every Wednesday, shared a post about his death on Facebook with a short, somber message of its own.“In complete tears,” the church wrote in the post Friday morning, along with a reference to a Bible verse that says to “pray without ceasing” and “hold fast what is good.” Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.