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Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) 2016 Annual Report

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first_imgMeikles Limited (MEIK.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2016 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)  2016 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 Exchangelast_img read more

Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) HY2019 Interim Report

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first_imgGuinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng)  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileGuinness Nigeria brews beer in Nigeria and packages and markets a range of international spirits, beers and ready-to-drink beverages. Well-known brands in its product range include Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, Guinness Extra Smooth, Malta Guinness and Harp Lager Beer. Brands in its Spirits range include Smirnoff and Gordon’s; brands in it beer range include Guinness, Harp, Dubic and Satzenbrau; and brands in its ready-to-drink range include Orijin and Malta Guinness. Guinness Stout was first exported to Sierra Leone in 1827 and became very popular across West Africa. Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria was chosen in 1963 as the first location outside the British Isles to brew the iconic dark beer. Riding on the back of steady growth in markets for Guinness Stout and Harp Lager, Guinness Nigeria Plc now has 5 brewing plants in the country. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Guinness Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Aston Martin share price soars on rescue deal. Here’s what I’d do now

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first_img Alan Oscroft 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. Aston Martin share price soars on rescue deal. Here’s what I’d do now Sir Richard Branson once said the quickest way to a million is to start with a billion and launch an airline. Perhaps the same could be said about a luxury car maker.RescueBillionaire Formula 1 owner Lawrence Stroll will presumably be hoping not, after stepping in to save the ailing Aston Martin Lagonda (LSE: AML). A consortium led by Stroll is to invest £182m in the firm, and the F1 team he co-owns, Racing Point Formula 1, will be renamed Aston Martin in 2021. If the car maker lasts that long, presumably.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…Further shares will be offered to existing shareholders, to create a full rescue package to the tune of £500m.Stroll and his consortium will own 20% of the company. And as a result of the cash injection, he will take over as executive chair. Current chair Penny Hughes will step down. I’m not a shareholder, but I don’t think I’d be too happy with that arrangement myself.I’ve nothing against Lawrence Stroll and see no reason why he shouldn’t be a first class company leader, but I don’t like combining the chair with a top executive position.Special situationThe board does recognise that as a problem, saying that “in this special situation, it will continue not to be fully compliant with the UK Corporate Governance Code with respect to board composition.” The firm will consider the board composition over time.I’ve read through the list of key priorities for Aston Martin’s turnaround plans. And without wanting to sound too cynical, they appear to boil down to: sell more cars, get more cash in, spend less. Who’d have thought?Specifically, the company is pinning its hopes on the coming launch of the DBX in the second quarter, the relaunch of the Vantage, and the start of Valkyrie deliveries.I’m pleased that Aston Martin will be saved (for now, at least), that a famed British marque will survive, and that jobs will be preserved and all that. But Aston Martin has been a disaster for investors.Worth buying?At least the market seems upbeat now, with the shares leaping almost 30% in Friday morning trading. What’s my strategy now? Well, I’m turning again to perhaps the most important tool in an investor’s workshop, my trusty bargepole.When Aston Martin floated in October 2018, I saw it as a disaster waiting to happen. The history of luxury car development is strewn with failures. And Aston Martin itself had previously gone bust seven times in its century-long history.Couple that with the risks of buying at IPO, and there was no way I’d have gone near the shares. And I still won’t.Bad startsI can point to a long line of IPOs, most of which turned out to be bad investments. I want to buy shares when the free market has had the chance to weigh up a company’s prospects and set the share price accordingly.It might sound like I’m talking from hindsight, so I’ll offer my opinion now on the next IPOs to hit the London market. I’ve no idea who or what they’ll be, but in my view the majority of them will be bad investments.Meanwhile, Aston Martin shares are still down 75% since IPO. See all posts by Alan Oscroft 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. 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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.center_img Enter Your Email Address Image source: Getty Images Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. “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. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shareslast_img read more

Rosa Muerta / Robert Stone

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first_imgArchDaily United States Rosa Muerta / Robert Stone Houses “COPY” Rosa Muerta / Robert StoneSave this projectSaveRosa Muerta / Robert Stone Photographs Projects CopyAbout this officeRobert StoneOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesStonyfordHousesHotels and RestaurantsUnited StatesPublished on February 09, 2010Cite: “Rosa Muerta / Robert Stone” 09 Feb 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Talis SVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Solid ColorPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesDining tablesZeitraumWood Table – TautBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USARoll Towel Dispenser – Electronic TouchlessWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesAluminium CompositesSculptformClick-on Battens in Victoria GardensMetal PanelsLongboard®Metal Ceilings – DauntlessWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsPerforated Facade PanelFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Rainscreen Cladding Panels for Lightweight Facades in Apartment BlockBricksAcme BrickModular Size BrickMore products »Read commentsSave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 Save this picture!© Brad Lansill+ 13 Share Photographs:  Brad LansillText description provided by the architects. After visiting his website, I got in touch with Robert Stone and exchanged a few emails… He is a reader of ArchDaily and was very excited to share his work with the readers, and I was also very excited about it after learning more about him and what is behind Rosa Muerta and other projects he has been working on in the California desert. Robert was born and raised in Palm Springs, Ca. in a decent copy of a Craig Ellwood house and across the street from a real Schindler house. After his masters degree at UC Berkeley, Robert spent over a decade in a studio in Los Angeles making experimental social-sculpture projects that were exhibited internationally. I mention this because it’s a clear influence on Rosa Muerta and Acido Dorado, two projects that came out of Robert’s passion for art, his architectural background, and his D.I.Y. punk roots: Save this picture!© Brad LansillRecommended ProductsMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedInstead of looking for a client, Robert went solo to the desert to build vacation houses for rent, turning into an entrepreneur with Pretty Vacant Properties and probing that independent D.I.Y. architecture is possible. It is basically the American punk D.I.Y. approach that has engendered all contemporary independent music and film since the 1970’s. . .  now finally applied to architecture. The passion Robert puts on his work is really inspiring, specially for young architects that debate between working at some else’s practice or kick start their own firm/business. I hope to bring you more about Robert’s work in the near future. In the meanwhile, more about Rosa Muerta after the break: Scale: The house is set 4′-0« into the ground so that it’s highest point is 8′ tall and it almost looks like it is too low to be a habitable structure. The overhang at the front step is 6′-8. Once inside the ceilings are almost 10′ high. I have developed a present, local, and personal aesthetic language that I find can engage its specific physical and cultural context in more subtle and powerful ways than the more universal and abstract approaches that dominate the scene. I am well aware that it is very different than the leading edge of mainstream architecture, and I am sure that some of the things that make it resonate so strongly here in the Southern California desert also make it difficult for outsiders to fully assemble, but I am going for depth rather than breadth. To place this work among other approaches, imagine a corporeal post-modernism. . . without the irony, diagrammatic detachment or architectural tourist references. Imagine critical regionalism that works with the dirty and real cultural context rather than idealized archetypes. Imagine modernism that shows the pathology and scars accrued over a century of cultural use and misuse. Somewhere in the middle of all of this, I have found a lot of possibilities for new architecture. Save this picture!© Brad LansillThere is also in this architecture the application of a lot of lessons learned from the subject/object relationship fostered in contemporary art. This approach regrettably has no parallel in architecture today, but it makes possible a more dynamic conception of how people inhabit and perform in the space, how the wider culture can be engaged, and where meaning is located and how it is produced or discovered. Save this picture!© Brad LansillWhat I am proposing that is new, other than this particular desert modern aesthetic, is a way of working that is more exploratory in terms of meaning, personal in its inspiration, direct its execution, and meaningful to its intended audience. More than anything I hope to stake out a wider field for architecture to engage its context in more interesting and nuanced ways. This house is just one small step out into that expanded field.Project gallerySee allShow lessOrdos Hotel / EXH DesignArticlesAD Recommends: Best of the WeekendArticles Share CopyHouses•Stonyford, United States Year:  2009 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/49230/rosa-muerta-robert-stone Clipboard “COPY” Area:  1300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/49230/rosa-muerta-robert-stone Clipboard Architects: Robert Stone Area Area of this architecture projectlast_img read more

House in Kiirenakamyo / Suppose Design Office

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first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/780286/house-in-kiirenakamyo-suppose-design-office Clipboard Projects Year:  Save this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design Office+ 13 Share Area:  108 m² Area:  108 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses•Kagoshima, Japan Architects: Suppose Design Office Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Constructor: Houses Photographs House in Kiirenakamyo / Suppose Design OfficeSave this projectSaveHouse in Kiirenakamyo / Suppose Design Office “COPY” House in Kiirenakamyo / Suppose Design Officecenter_img Year:  2015 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/780286/house-in-kiirenakamyo-suppose-design-office Clipboard Photographs:  Suppose Design Office 2015 Japan City:KagoshimaCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design OfficeText description provided by the architects. The house on a boundary line.This project is for a family of five in the middle of a small mountain where is able to overlook Mt. Sakurajima beyond the Kagoshima bay. The scenery of Kagoshima bay could say just amazing. It would be great if we could design architecture that connects the beautiful scenery and us instead of divides this relationship by itself.Save this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design OfficeIn this project, we considered about the boundary line and insisted to find a new relationship between the scenery and the architecture.For example, a line divides the space two parts on a paper. But, if the line is magnified, you could see the line has thickness. Over more, if you see the line more carefully, the line exists on both sides of the spaces. The simple line has inside and out side, and, like a gradation, the line connect the spaces gradually.Save this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design OfficeBy designing the place on the boundary line where have not been used as a space, we were able to design a close relationship between inside and outside, and the space become a consecutive space from inside to outside with growing out from a space as a sole architect.Save this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design OfficeA line for dividing becomes a line for connecting. Then, inside become closer to outside, and outside become closer to inside. The line enriches the architecture by connecting inside and outside.This is the architecture of boundary line.Save this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design OfficeSave this picture!First Floor PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of Suppose Design OfficeProject gallerySee allShow lessVellore House / Made in EarthSelected ProjectsShenzhen Software Industry Base / gmp architektenSelected Projects Share Ryuji Fujiki Architecture sutdio Structure Design: ArchDaily Gtech CopyAbout this officeSuppose Design OfficeOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKagoshimaJapanPublished on January 15, 2016Cite: “House in Kiirenakamyo / Suppose Design Office” 14 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ AbstractFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Talis MShower ColumnsAXORShowers – AXOR LampShower by NendoWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsMega-Panel Facade SystemsConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMTable LampsAxolightTable Lights – SkirtDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Glass Pivot Door – Rabel 8700 Slim Super ThermalUrban ShadingPunto DesignPublic Architecture in Residential ComplexExterior DeckingHouse of BambooDecking – BambooAnti-Corrosive CoatingsTIGERPowder Coating – Drylac® Bianco 605More products »Read commentsSave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 streamlast_img read more

CAF explores venture funding

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Howard Lake | 21 February 2001 | News CAF explores venture funding Advertisement  17 total views,  1 views today 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. John Kingston is to leave Save the Children in March to join Charities Aid Foundation. In addition to developing CAF’s work with individual donors, John, who is Chair of ICFM, will explore the application of venture capital techniques to the voluntary sector. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

Dhivya O’Connor appointed interim Chief Executive of Chartered Institute of Fundraising

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first_img “On behalf of the Board, I am thrilled that Dhivya will be joining us and offer her a warm welcome to the Chartered Institute of Fundraising. We are very much looking forward to having her inspiring leadership and insight as a charity chief executive and I am particularly pleased she is a passionate former fundraiser. Dhivya joins us at an important time for the Institute, and the Board and staff team are very much looking forward to working with her.” O’Connor was selected by a panel of Chartered Institute trustees and her term will run for around six months until a new permanent Chief Executive is recruited. That recruitment process will begin next month.   Dhivya O’Connor appointed interim Chief Executive of Chartered Institute of Fundraising Before joining the third sector, she held various strategy, business development and leadership roles in organisations including Lloyds Bank, GE Capital and OctopusTravel (now part of Expedia Group).  Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Recruitment / people O’Connor will start next week, on 10 May, and have a two-week handover with current Chief Executive Peter Lewis before he formally steps down.  She is experienced in fundraising and as a leader in the charity and commercial sectors. Most recently, O’Connor served as CEO of Children with Cancer UK, and is a Trustee and Chair of the Development Board at Book Aid International. She has also volunteered with NGOs in India, South Africa and Cambodia. In addition, O’Connor is the founder and executive producer of The Charity CEO Podcast, and has also been a member of the Chartered Institute since 2012, until her maternity break in 2019. Advertisement He added: As interim CEO, O’Connor’s responsibilities will include leading on the priorities of equality, diversity and inclusion for the CIoF, as well as on delivering its Action Plan on harassment, discrimination and abuse, and re-engaging and building confidence amongst the membership and the wider community. In other news, the CIoF recently announced that this year’s Fundraising Convention is to be postponed until September, a decision taken, it has explained, in part due to its increased focus and activity around harassment issues within the fundraising and charity sector. The impact of Covid-19 had also made planning for Fundraising Convention a challenge. Commenting on her appointment, O’Connor said:center_img “I am delighted to be entrusted by the Board to take on the leadership of the Chartered Institute at this pivotal moment. I am tremendously impressed by the dedication and commitment to excellence in fundraising, demonstrated by everyone I’ve met. I look forward to engaging with the team, the membership and the wider community to help deliver some key priorities for the organisation in the coming months.”  856 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Claire Rowney, Chair of the Chartered Institute said: Melanie May | 4 May 2021 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 “Heart-felt congratulations to Dhivya on her appointment, and look forward to working with her as part of a formal handover later this month. I wish her all the best for her leadership of the Chartered Institute as it continues to serve its members and the wider fundraising community.” Peter Lewis, the CIoF’s outgoing CEO, announced that he was stepping down from the role in March. He has held the position of Chief Executive since 2011, overseeing changes to the organisation following the Review of the Fundraising Self-Regulation including a merger with the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA) and the award of Chartered status in 2020. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. The Chartered Institute of Fundraising has this morning announced that Dhivya O’Connor is to be its interim Chief Executive.last_img read more

They’re Talking Drought and Deals at Becknology Days

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first_img Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter By Andy Eubank – Aug 23, 2012 SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News They’re Talking Drought and Deals at Becknology Days Previous articleCorn Harvest Underway in IndianaNext articleSeven Entities in Indiana Receive Funds to Develop Innovative Agriculture Approaches Andy Eubank SHARE They’re Talking Drought and Deals at Becknology Days Three days of Becknology Days kicked off Thursday at the company’s home base in Atlanta, Indiana in Hamilton County. As usual there are plenty of learning opportunities for farmers with the one hour presentations by Sonny and Scott Beck and a regular schedule of Practical Farm Research tours.Sonny Beck, the company president said with drought on everybody’s mind, those present on day one were interested in the underground or sub irrigation tour. He told HAT this is the third year for this tour which now has two years of real data.“These are pipes that you put in and you use them for drainage to take the excess water out in the spring of the year or whenever, and then we pump water back in to that.”Beck explained that the tiles are put 24 inches deep and about every 15 feet.“I was walking those fields this week and there’s some additional advantage obviously from having that extra water there this year.”Beck said the customer incentive program is back this year as TNT, or Tools and Tractors. He calls the program shareholder returns.“We’re a privately owned company and we don’t have to report to shareholders and so we can take those shareholder returns and put them into research, put them into our Practical Farm Research out here, and we can put them into new buildings to keep up with this tremendous growth that customers continue to give us year after year after year. So we take a piece of that shareholder returns and give it back to our customers.”A customer commitment to Beck’s is how he secures some of those returns, according to Beck.“If they say hey, I’m going to sign up to buy seed from you this year, I’m sure I’m going to buy it from you, we send them home with their shareholder returns right then. That could be a lease on a tractor for three years for a larger order. It could be a TV for a smaller order.”All the details are on site Friday and Saturday at Becknology Days from 9 AM until 4 PM[audio:https://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/08/Sonny-Beck-at-Becknology-Days-2012.mp3|titles=Sonny Beck at Becknology Days 2012]Audio Playerhttps://media.blubrry.com/hoosieragtoday/p/www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/08/Sonny-Beck-at-Becknology-Days-2012.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS last_img read more

Shatter: High number of violent deaths this year “very disturbing”

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first_img Twitter Google+ The Justice Minister says the high number of violent deaths so far this year is “very disturbing”.Eight people have been killed in violent circumstances since the New Year and Alan Shatter says he has full confidence in the ability of  gardaí to investigate them.The latest victim, 42-year-old Michael Devoy of Balbutcher Drive in Ballymun, was shot in the head in Tallaght on Saturday night.Alan Shatter says he hopes the trend does not continue throughout 2014.”it is very disturbing that these events have taken place, I know the gardai – with their usual enormous efficiency – have investigated each of these homicides (and) are still in the course of investigating some” he said.”I have to be careful that I say nothing that could anyway impeded or prejudice a prosecution”.”But I would hope that we would not see this as a continuing trend during the course of the rest of this year” he added. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Shatter: High number of violent deaths this year “very disturbing” WhatsApp By News Highland – January 20, 2014 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook News Previous articleVaradkar calls for end to ‘unnecessary’ strike threat at Aer LingusNext articleFine Gael select election candidates for Letterkenny and Glenties News Highland Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Lava bomb injures 23 on tour boat in Hawaii

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first_imgUSGS(HONOLULU) — A lava bomb punctured the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii Monday injuring 23 near where lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to spill into the ocean, the Hawaii Civil Defense said.A lava bomb is a large rock tossed through the area in a volcanic explosion, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). In this case, the rock that slammed into the tour boat was the size of a basketball.Four passengers onboard the boat were taken by ambulance to Hilo Medical Center, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.Two of those passengers are in stable condition, but the third, a woman in her 20s, was listed in serious condition with a fractured femur. Nine other passengers who were onboard the boat drove themselves to the hospital, and, according to the fire department, their injuries were superficial. It’s unclear the total number of people on the boat.This comes as lava continues to spill into the ocean, which USGS said has created a new lava “island” just offshore.A collapse explosion event, which is measured in earthquake magnitude, caused an increase of activity from fissure 8 resulting in some channel overflows, USGS said.Last week, the lava flow destroyed the Kua O Ka La Charter School and Ahalanui Count Beach Park, and the latest number of homes destroyed by the lava flows since the eruption began May 3 is 706, according to Hawaii Civil Defense.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more