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Carlyle buys Syniverse Technologies for $2.6bn

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ART Holdings Limited 2003 Annual Report

first_imgART Holdings Limited ( listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Paper & Packaging sector has released it’s 2003 annual report.For more information about ART Holdings Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the ART Holdings Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: ART Holdings Limited (  2003 annual report.Company ProfileAmalgamated Regional Trading Holdings Limited (ART) manufactures and distributes products in three key categories paper products, stationary and batteries. Its product portfolio is diverse; ranging from tissue paper, sanitary ware and disposable napkins to writing pens and automotive, solar and standby batteries. Its products fall under the brand names Exide, Eversharp, Softex and Chloride. The company also has substantial interests in timber plantations and offers forestry resources management services. ART has a southern African footprint, with a strong presence in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and South Africa. Formerly known as Beachmont Trading Limited, its name changed to Amalgamated Regional Trading Holdings Limited in 2001. The company is a subsidiary of Taesung Chemical Company Limited and its headquarters are in Harare, Zimbabwe. Amalgamated Regional Trading Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Margarine Industries Limited ( Q12010 Interim Report

first_imgMargarine Industries Limited ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2010 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Margarine Industries Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Margarine Industries Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Margarine Industries Limited (  2010 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileMargarine Industries Limited is a Mauritian company that focuses on the manufacturing, distribution and sale of margarine and other related products. The company also engages in the import and distribution of dried foodstuffs such as concentrated juices, fruit juices, canned foods, rice, biscuits, syrups, UHT milk, chocolate spread, yeasts, cereals, and honey. Margarine Industries Limited handles its business under two segments, which are manufacturing and trading. Margarine Industries Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

First Mutual Holdings Limited ( 2017 Annual Report

first_imgFirst Mutual Holdings Limited ( listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2017 annual report.For more information about First Mutual Holdings Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the First Mutual Holdings Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: First Mutual Holdings Limited (  2017 annual report.Company ProfileThe Group has more than a hundred years of serving Zimbabwe by provision of economic dignity though its strategic business units. We have diverse interests in life assurance, health insurance, short term insurance; short term re-insurance; long term re-insurance; wealth management, property sector, funeral services and microfinance housed under the following subsidiaries; First Mutual Life, First Mutual Health, NicozDiamond Insurance, First Mutual Reinsurance, FMRE Property & Casualty (Botswana), First Mutual Wealth Management, First Mutual Properties, First Mutual Funeral Services and First Mutual Microfinance. First Mutual Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.last_img read more

Why the Hurricane Energy share price is crashing today

first_imgWhy the Hurricane Energy share price is crashing today 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. 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. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The Hurricane Energy (LSE: HUR) share price fell by more than 25% in early trading on Friday morning. The shares slumped after the firm warned that shareholders could lose everything if Hurricane isn’t able to secure new financing.At the start of the year, Hurricane shares traded at 33p. As I write, the shares have fallen to just under 3p — a loss of 90%. Unfortunately, today’s news suggests shareholders could still face further losses.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…Funding needed to maintain productionHurricane’s share price crashed in September after the company cut its resource estimates for the Lancaster field from 486m barrels to just 58m barrels. Reserves that could be produced without further investment were estimated at 9.4m barrels — that’s just two years’ production at the current level of 12,000 barrels per day.Today’s news goes one step further. The firm says that without new investment “further development activity at Lancaster might not be possible.” In this scenario, production would continue until it became loss-making. The field would then be decommissioned “with potentially limited or no value returned to shareholders.“What needs to be done?Hurricane’s new CEO Antony Maris said he’s identified two work packages that could strengthen future production and extend the life of the Lancaster field.The first choice is to drill an additional “side-track well” from one of the existing wells. This would access oil that may not be recovered otherwise. Maris added that this work would cost around $60m and could increase oil production from late 2021.The second option is to drill a water injection well in the northwest of the Lancaster field. By injecting water into depleted oil wells, an operator can increase the pressure in the reservoir and push oil towards existing production wells. This project would cost around $75m and could increase production from “late 2022.”Hurricane Energy’s share price could keep fallingThe total cost of these two projects would be about $135m. However, Hurricane Energy had net cash of $87m at the end of November. It’s also expected to report revenue of $173m for 2020, despite this year’s oil price crash.You might think the company would be able to start work on these projects without extra funding. Unfortunately, it can’t. In July 2017, Hurricane issued a $230m convertible bond that’s due for repayment in 2022. Convertible bonds are a form of loan that can be converted into new shares when certain conditions are met.The conversion price for these bonds is 32p per share. That’s a long way above today’s 3p price. Ordinarily, this would mean Hurricane would have to repay the bonds. However, the firm is looking at restructuring this debt to avoid a potential repayment crunch.One option is that part of the debt will be converted into new Hurricane Energy shares. Given Hurricane’s depressed share price, the company warns that any such restructuring could result in “dilution to existing shareholders.” This means existing shareholders would be left owning only a small part of the company, reducing the value of their stock.Maris is trying to find a way forward. But I’d expect that any new funding would have to be agreed by the company’s existing lenders. Without new investment, today’s warning is quite clear. Lancaster could be shut down. Hurricane Energy’s share price could fall to 0p. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” 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. Roland Head has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Roland Head | Friday, 18th December, 2020 | More on: HUR Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Image source: Getty Images. Enter Your Email Address See all posts by Roland Headlast_img read more

Sainsbury’s and Guardian launch Charity Awards 2001

first_img Howard Lake | 24 April 2001 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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 Researching massive growth in giving. The Charity Awards 2001 will recognise charities for their community achievements.Sainsbury’s and The Guardian have announced the Charity Awards 2001. These are designed to recognise charities’ community achievements, contribution to social welfare, or innovative projects that can be replicated. Five winners will receive £5,000 each together with publicity in The Guardian and on Awards are open to UK social welfare charities which can demonstrate excellence and achievement in what they do. Eligible charities must also have been registered in the UK for more than two years and have an annual income between £5,000 and £1 million. Advertisement The judging panel will be chaired by Simon Armson, chief executive of the Samaritans. Panellists will be Naomi Eisenstadt, chief executive of Sure Start; Nick Hardwick, chief executive of the Refugee Council; David Brindle, editor of Guardian Society; and Jan Shawe, director of corporate relations at J Sainsbury plc.Applications should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 29 June 2001. Sainsbury’s and Guardian launch Charity Awards 2001  13 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Guaidó returns to Caracas: What next?

first_imgOriginally published in; translation by Michael Otto.March 4, evening — Juan Guaidó arrived at Simón Bolívar International Airport in Caracas soon after noon in Venezuela. His passport stamped upon arrival, he was received by ambassadors from France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Romania, among others, including his Venezuelan supporters. The diplomats’ presence was allegedly meant to guarantee that he would not be arrested, as was speculated might happen, since the Supreme Court of Justice had issued a ban on his leaving the country.Even as he entered the country, a reception was being organized in Caracas, in Las Mercedes, the usual space for [counter-revolutionary] government opposition activities in the wealthy area of eastern Caracas. The opposition also mobilized in other parts of the country, such as in the city of Maracaibo.U.S. threatened ‘severe measures’The self-proclaimed president had announced his return through social networks starting several days earlier. On Sunday night, March 3, he posted a message through his twitter account calling for the campaign not to falter and to ratify his decision to follow the roadmap. In an interview, he stated that if he were arrested, it would be a coup d’état. Spokespeople for the U.S. government had asserted on their part that they would undertake severe measures should anything happen to him.This tense situation was finally defused upon his arrival, which, unlike his departure, was through the airport and not by way of an illegal border road. The decision to let him enter in this way seems to have been motivated by the desire to avoid a scenario that would lead to further escalation within a framework of great instability.Guaidó drove from the airport to Las Mercedes where he spoke to those who were waiting for him and a large number of national and international media. His speech focused on several points. First, it was about the elements necessary to achieve the objectives of an end to usurpation [which is what Guaidó calls Maduro’s election], establishing a transitional government and free elections: the unity of all opposition forces, mobilization in the streets and international support.Second, he directed his message to the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB). He claimed that the chain of command was broken because he’s the president in charge and that is why they would not have stopped him when he arrived in the country. He also asserted that all but a small fraction of the troops support him.And third, he called for two actions: a meeting with public sector unions for Tuesday, March 5, after which he’ll make an announcement; and a nationwide mobilization for Saturday, March 9. “Of course we can and of course we shall be able … the time is now, and the change is now,” he said.During the event Guaidó displayed his passport and confirmed that he had entered legally. In other words, there is no existing arrest warrant against him; the violation of the prohibition to leave the country must be verified through an investigation by the Public Prosecutor’s Office. He could only have been apprehended at the moment of leaving the country or by being served with a warrant upon his return. He also has parliamentary immunity as president of the National Assembly.Guaidó withdrew from the square and the day ended tranquilly, as part of a carnival holiday where images of crowded beaches and activities for children in the city squares abound. Guaidó’s goal, to be triumphant because of international support and to have managed both to leave and especially to return, was achieved. The goal of the government, which was to avoid any kind of provocation, was also achieved. The balance of forces stayed the same.For the moment uncertainties and questions remain, like the ones we were asking some time ago. The main one is: How do you think you are going to advance toward your first objective of an end to “usurpation,” that is, forcing Nicolás Maduro to leave the Miraflores Palace while the FANB is still intact? The following days will give greater indications of what the roadmap will be, nationally, internationally, publicly and through plans being developed under the table, which are linked to the threat of possible military actions by irregular forces directed from the United States and Colombia.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Blessing of the Animals spreads awareness of animal advocacy groups

first_imgFacebook Lindsay Tomaini Linkedin ReddIt Facebook printStudents and Fort Worth residents were encouraged to stop by the Robert Carr Chapel Oct. 2 to have their pets blessed during TCU’s annual Blessing of the Animals.Not only was the event for blessing the animals, but it was also used as a platform to spread awareness for four organizations. Two TCU organizations, FrogPACK (People Advocating Creature Kindness) and TCU’s Rhino Initiative Club, attended the event. They were joined by two community organizations, Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank and Frogs And Cats Together (FACT). The organizations had stations set up around the blessing area. If students were interested in learning more, they could approach any organization and ask questions. “It’s one thing to recognize the importance of someone’s companion animal, but there are others we live with in the world, and they need help, they need attention, and so inviting these organizations that work on behalf of other animals reminds us of our duties towards these other creatures and that we can do more every day for them.”Dr. Dave AftandilianLea McCracken, TCU’s associate chaplain, appreciated the help from the two TCU organizations. “This helps get the word out to the TCU community, and I don’t feel like I could do this alone as the RSL (Religious and Spiritual Life) office,” McCracken said. “I want to be in partnership with our groups on TCU’s campus that are the ones doing the work daily to make sure they’re okay.” McCracken, TCU’s associate chaplain, was in charge of blessing the animals — a role she said she was “honored” to have. “I got to be the one to tell them that they are blessed by our God and that they are holy, pure and perfect,” McCracken said. Students gathered in front of McCracken with their animals to receive a blessing. If students could not physically bring their pet, they could show a picture and have it blessed the same way. Lea McCracken, associate chaplain, blesses an animal through a picture since the animal could not attend. Photo Courtesy: Lindsay TomainiHenley Fletcher, a senior studio art major, decided to attend the event after reading about it on her teacher’s syllabus. She presented pictures of her animals and they received a blessing. “I was really excited after I saw what the event was,” Fletcher said. “I think it’s a really interesting event.”The blessing of the animals started nearly 800 years ago by St. Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. St. Francis believed every living creature was blessed in God’s eyes.  TCU students pet a dog after it receives a blessing. Photo Courtesy: Lindsay Tomaini Blessing of the animals was discontinued a few years back; however, one professor’s passion revived the event. Dr. Dave Aftandilian, an associate professor and director of human-animal relationships, was the one who wanted to bring the event back to campus. “For people who live with an animal, they see the animal as part of their family, as a person just like any other member of the family,” Aftandilian said. “Just as you’d want your children to be blessed, you want your pets to be blessed and to have a good life.” + posts Twitter Linkedin Previous articleThe Skiff: Oct. 3, 2019Next article‘Out of control’ off-campus parties could prompt tickets, arrests Lindsay Tomaini RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Students create documentary on sex-trafficking in Fort Worth A guide to understanding collegiate rifle How a Fort Worth organization fights human trafficking Rifle honors seniors on Saturday ReddIt Twitter Lindsay Tomaini Lindsay Tomaini Lindsay Tomaini Lindsay Tomaini TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Students debut performances of drag personas as part of unique new course Frog Aides helps supports local businesses with on-campus ‘state fair’ eventlast_img read more

The Skiff: Feb. 4, 2021

first_imgThe Skiff: April 15, 2021 Alexandra Lang is a Journalism and Political Science double major from San Antonio, Texas. She has worked for TCU360 since her freshman year, and she is currently the Executive Editor of The Skiff. Alexandra Lang A fox’s tail: the story of TCU’s campus foxes Life in Fort Worth Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ReddIt Previous articleLeDee’s game-winner gives Horned Frogs season sweep of Oklahoma StateNext articleHoroscope: February 4, 2021 Alexandra Lang Alexandra Lang Alexandra Lang Linkedin Twitter Alexandra Lang The Skiff: April 8, 2021 Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt Facebook The Skiff: Digital IssuesThe Skiff: Feb. 4, 2021By Alexandra Lang – February 4, 2021 699 Alexandra Lang + posts Twitter The Skiff Graduation Issue: April 22, 2021 printVol. 119, Issue 16: Fraternity chapter on probationAlso: Longtime employee dies of COVID-19 complications and how the pandemic has affected the food crisisFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more info Linkedin The Skiff: April 1, 2021last_img read more

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Latino Outreach Program Called Mi Historia, Mi Manera

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Herbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * OzomatliMi Historia, Mi Manera is The Pasadena Playhouse’s commitment to be better neighbors.Through a series of local partnerships, Mi Historia, Mi Manera aims to increase participation of Latina/o adults in the arts in the San Gabriel Valley, expand the Playhouse’s reach into non-traditional venues in the region, and to expand the impact of the arts by building community-focused performing arts programming that creates long-term relationships with diverse populations.Working deeply with partner organizations across the San Gabriel Valley, Mi Historia, Mi Manera invites members of diverse communities to participate in free theatre workshops, attend staged readings, and to join in the creation of fun and meaningful works of participatory theatre.This year, our partners include ImaginAction, Pasadena City College, La Puente Art Walk, Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN) and the multi-genre, multi-cultural Grammy award winning band Ozomatli. Click on the images below to learn more.Mi Historia, Mi Manera exemplifies The Pasadena Playhouse’s commitment to artistic and theatrical diversity, and it allows us to expand our community engagement across the San Gabriel Valley. This is our commitment to be a better neighbor.Questions? Please contact Victor Vazquez at [email protected] or (323) 577-2188. Para información en Español, llame a Victor Vazquez: (323) 577-2188Special thanks toThe Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project and The Pasadena Playhouse Diversity Committee. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Community News Top of the News center_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News More Cool Stuff Giving Back Pasadena Playhouse Announces Latino Outreach Program Called Mi Historia, Mi Manera From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 11:12 am Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimeslast_img read more