HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2000 annual report.For more information about HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) 2000 annual report.Company ProfileHF Group Limited formerly (Housing Finance Limited) is a financial services group with interests in mortgage lending, corporate and retail banking, property development and a bancassurance business. Its product and service offering ranges from transactional banking products to financial services for micro-enterprises, group banking, agricultural and small-to-medium enterprises. HF Group offers asset finance services, micro-credit loans and loans for anything from solar water heating systems to mortgage finance. The company also has interests in developing and selling residential houses and offers insurance agency services. Formerly known as HF Group Limited, the company changed its name to HF Group Plc in 2017. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. HF Group Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2011 abridged results.For more information about Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sefalana Holding Company Limited (SEFALA.bw) 2011 abridged results.Company ProfileSefalana Holdings Company Limited is a major retail operation with interests in the wholesale and retail distribution of fast-moving consumer goods in Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho and Namibia. It operates 20 major supermarkets under the retail name Sefalana Shopper; 25 cash-and-carry outlets trading under the name Sefalana Cash and Carry; 3 hyperstores trading as Sefalana Hyper Store; 4 liquor stores trading as Sefalana Liquor; and one cigarette distribution outlet trading as Capital Tobacco. The company also sells tractors, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, power-generating plants, water pumps, EDM locomotives and spares, and has franchise dealerships for MAN, TATA and Honda. Well-known subsidiaries in the Group include Foods Botswana, Commercial Motors, Mechanised Farming, Vintage Travel and Tours and Kgalagadi Soap Industries. Sefalana Holding Company Limited was founded in 1974 and its head office is in Gaborone, Botswana.
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Along with an increase in orders, it’s seeing a notable increase in average order values too. That’s due to a rise in customers attaching gifts to their card orders.I personally know a lot more men than women who use Moonpig out of convenience, particularly when working away from home. I think this indicates a hold on a niche market that could remain sticky.Competitive arenaHowever, there are risks to the business. It’s operating in a highly competitive industry where savvy marketing is vital to keep it ahead of the game. Supermarkets are major competitors, particularly on price and convenience. The gifting market is rapidly evolving, and I think many people are going off physical gift cards for environmental reasons.While an increase in customer orders boost revenues, it also leads to further expense as the group must invest in delivering quickly. It’s also had to increase temporary staffing levels to meet rising orders. And lockdown-related costs, such as enhanced hygiene and social distancing measures, have also raised expenses. As such it expects underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) for FY21 to roughly match FY20.I think its sticky customer base bodes well for the future, but its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 32, so it could be considered expensive.AIM stock riskBuying AIM stocks comes with liquidity risk. This means there are few buyers and sellers compared with a highly liquid market like the FTSE 100. So if I buy Moonpig shares and then want to sell in a hurry, I may be forced into taking a price lower than I’d like. Going forward, it’s focused on enhancing its marketing activity to speed up customer acquisition and encourage further growth. 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ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/898567/bessborough-residence-nature-humaine Clipboard Architects: NatureHumaine Area Area of this architecture project Year: Area: 900 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Bessborough Residence / Nature HumaineSave this projectSaveBessborough Residence / Nature Humaine CopyAbout this officeNature HumaineOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationMontrealCanadaPublished on October 06, 2018Cite: “Bessborough Residence / Nature Humaine” 06 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily Engineering:Latéral ConseilCity:Prince EdwardCountry:CanadaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Maxime BrouilletRecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWindowsRodecaAluminium WindowsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWoodEGGERLaminatesText description provided by the architects. From the county road, Ell House’s dark silhouette brings its natural surroundings into sharp contrast. Its simple lines are inspired by Prince Edward County’s rural vernacular. While the gable roof is reminiscent of the region’s barns, the L shape references the extensions built on farmhouses over generations. The building’s form is also a technical response to the area’s prevailing winds. One wing shields the other, providing a peaceful indoor and outdoor living area.Save this picture!© Maxime BrouilletSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Maxime BrouilletA secondary residence and rental property, Ell House was designed to be a vacation home. The clients wanted to separate the private areas from the common ones. Therefore, each of the two wings has its own purpose—the sleeping area with its four bedrooms and two baths, and the common area where the kitchen, dining room, and living room flow seamlessly into one another. The simplicity of this layout fosters an intuitive understanding of the space.Save this picture!© Maxime BrouilletThe glass vestibule is the first point of contact with the house. Connecting the two structures, it also serves as a decompression chamber of sorts. Spacious and generous in both natural light and expansive views, the room provides a moment of relaxation upon arrival. You can set your luggage down, take in the waterfront, and then access the common area to the left or the bedrooms to the right. The building’s monochrome aesthetic, emphasized by its charred cedar cladding, reflects the contrasts at play with the immediate environment—the inside is calm but outside the winds can reach up to 75 km/h.Save this picture!© Maxime BrouilletSave this picture!© Maxime BrouilletIn both wings, a pale7e of natural materials and understated colours creates an interior that’s minimalistic yet inviting. To add to the common area’s warmth, the kitchen, dining room and living room share the same bright, airy space where the cathedral ceiling accentuates the openness and serves as a reminder of the house’s shape. The natural surroundings are showcased by the openings, where wooden frames create the impression of moving works of art.Save this picture!© Maxime BrouilletThe vast lake and rural landscape can be admired from the master bedroom or from the dining room table. In the common area, the large sliding doors open onto the courtyard and the blue water beyond. Special attention was given to each opening. The kitchen window allows you to see when guests arrive, and the small square window in the living room is a nod to the owner’s youngest son, as well as a way of inviting all generations to gather in the same space.Save this picture!© Maxime BrouilletIn the private area hallway, the windows are aligned in front of each bedroom door, promoting natural ventilation and bathing the area with a rhythmic play of light in the afternoon. By the sheer simplicity and relevance of its design, Ell House magnifies the stark contrast of its natural setting and provides a peaceful living space that embodies the notion of shelter—a reflection of architecture in its purest formSave this picture!© Maxime BrouilletProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Guild House / Realrich Architecture WorkshopSelected ProjectsMR Group Showroom / IND ArchitectsSelected Projects Share Ell House / Ravi Handa Architect + AAmp Studio Houses Ell House / Ravi Handa Architect + AAmp StudioSave this projectSaveEll House / Ravi Handa Architect + AAmp Studio “COPY” Save this picture!© Maxime Brouillet+ 20Curated by Paula Pintos Share Photographs Photographs: Maxime Brouillet Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Contractor: Reeves Fine Homes 2020 Architects: AAmp Studio, Ravi Handa Architect Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAAmp StudioOfficeFollowRavi Handa ArchitectOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPrince EdwardOn FacebookCanadaPublished on November 14, 2020Cite: “Ell House / Ravi Handa Architect + AAmp Studio” 14 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
M&S and Breakthrough in Foursquare fundraising event 45 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate Events Foursquare geo AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Marks and Spencer are running a Foursquare fundraising event this weekend aiming to raise £25,000 for the charity. The company will donate £1 to the charity on behalf of each of the first 25,000 customers to check in on Foursquare at an M&S store on 16 and 17 April.These first 25,000 customers will be rewarded with a voucher code from M&S for £5 off when they spend £30 on clothing in the shop.www.marksandspencer.com/Breakthrough-Foursquare-Promotion-Whats-New/b/681537031 Howard Lake | 15 April 2011 | News 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.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis35 202 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis35 Melanie May | 18 August 2016 | News National Autistic Society uses VR in shopping centres to raise awareness The National Autistic Society is using virtual reality this summer to increase awareness of what a shopping trip is like for a person with autism.Shoppers at intu Bromley can don virtual reality headsets to experience a shopping centre visit from the perspective of an autistic child on 23th-24th August. It uses virtual reality to simulate the sights and sounds of a shopping centre as experienced by someone on the autism spectrum by taking people inside the National Autistic Society’s viral film ‘Can you make it to the end?’.It is the latest event in the National Autistic Society’s ‘Too Much Information’ public awareness campaign, which launched in April to increase public understanding of autism, and is one of the first times virtual reality technology has been used to raise awareness of the condition.intu Bromley will also be rolling out a number of measures in 2017 to help people with autism, including awareness training for all team members and specially designed alert cards to help intu’s staff support customers with autism.The VR experience will be toured around the UK, and hosted in 15 Intu shopping centres and other venues, supported by Tangle Teezer. A downloadable app and VR goggles can be ordered to allow the public to view the VR on their own phones. The charity is also providing a schools pack to teach children about ‘too much information’ with an accompanying lesson plan about autism, available to order on its website.Mark Lever, chief executive of the National Autistic Society said:“Half of autistic people and their families sometimes or often don’t leave their houses because they may receive judgemental and negative reactions to their autism from other members of the public. Virtual reality is such a fantastic medium and we want to use it to help people identify with a young autistic boy who is having a crisis in a shopping centre.” 201 total views, 1 views today Advertisement Tagged with: virtual reality 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.
News Help by sharing this information March 26, 2021 Find out more to go further Harassment of Ukrainian TV journalists Follow the news on Ukraine Ukraine’s National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting has revoked the licence of Priamyi FM, an opposition radio station, and continues to pressure its sister broadcaster, Priamyi TV. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the harassment of this privately-owned media group for nearly a year and calls for Priamyi FM’s licence to be restored.The station’s licence was withdrawn on 3 September on the grounds that it did not comply with a requirement to begin broadcasting with a year of being issued broadcast frequencies. It is true that Priamyi FM did not use two of the frequencies it was assigned but that was because they were defective, as the radio station reported in December 2019.Reputedly close to the government, the Council ignored Priamyi FM’s request for new frequencies and has instead now rescinded the radio station’s licence without any warning – a first in the Council’s history. The Priamyi media group has announced that it will appeal against the decision.Priamyi TV has meanwhile been subjected to three inspections by the Council within the space of six months – in January, April and June of this year. Each inspection had a legal justification – insults on the air, for example. But other media guilty of similar violations have not been inspected.The National Bureau of Investigation (DBR), which polices the police in Ukraine, has also had its sights on Priamyi TV since the summer of 2019, when it began investigating its owner, Volodimir Makienko, on suspicion of embezzlement. The DBR searched his apartment in November 2019 and was given permission by a court in the Kiev district of Pechersk on 18 February 2020 to seize administrative documents from Priamyi TV. They were returned after no incriminating evidence was found.Priamyi TV producer Svitlana Orlovska says a new raid on the TV channel is due to be carried out soon while DBR chief investigator Oleh Koretskyi said on 8 July that he had been under considerable pressure from his superiors to ensure that Priamyi TV stopped broadcasting.“In the run-up to local elections in October, the withdrawal Priamyi FM’s licence is an initial, dangerous step towards censorship,” said Jeanne Cavelier, the head of RSF’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia desk. “The repeated, arbitrary inspections of Priamyi TV constitute unacceptable political pressure. All these ploys violate article 5 of Ukraine’s broadcasting law and threaten the media pluralism that is necessary for democratic debate. We call for the radio station’s licence to be restored and for an end to the harassment of the TV channel.”A TV news channel that is critical of the current government and has many viewers, Priamyi TV is itself receiving a great deal of criticism nowadays because of the favourable treatment it gives to former President Petro Poroshenko, and its hostility towards his opponents. A former pro-Poroshenko parliamentarian, Priamyi TV’s owner insisted in 2017 that he would not interfere in its editorial policies.The broadcast media in Ukraine are extremely polarized by the country’s divisive politics. Ukraine is ranked 96th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. August 20, 2020 Find out more UkraineEurope – Central Asia Media independence Freedom of expressionJudicial harassment RSF_en Ukraine escalates “information war” by banning three pro-Kremlin media Receive email alerts News February 26, 2021 Find out more Crimean journalist “confesses” to spying for Ukraine on Russian TV Credit : Priamyi TV News Organisation UkraineEurope – Central Asia Media independence Freedom of expressionJudicial harassment September 7, 2020 Ukrainian media group harassed by broadcasting authority News
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OC gives Zavala students, teachers a boost Odessa College Fire/EMS Director Bobby Valles shows Engine 1 to a group of students. Odessa College students and professors spent the day with the students at Zavala Elementary School Friday, March 23, 2018, through their OC Invasion program. Local NewsEducation Facebook By admin – March 24, 2018 Facebook WhatsApp 6-year-old kindergartener Madison Hale build a freestanding structure out of marsh mellows and spaghetti. Odessa College students and professors spent the day with the students at Zavala Elementary School Friday, March 23, 2018, through their OC Invasion program. WhatsApp 5-year-old Adrian Hunter shows her marsh mellow and spaghetti structure to Odessa College Civil Engineering student Karla Lopez. Odessa College students and professors spent the day with the students at Zavala Elementary School Friday, March 23, 2018, through their OC Invasion program. Twitter Pinterest “We are cleaning up the flower bed. We’re straightening up the teachers’ lounge. We have people sanding down the benches out here for painting,” Nisbet said.“The kids are doing things like economics activities. We have math booths that are going through every grade level. Biology is doing life cycles for students about frogs. … They’re doing stress balls for anxiety for testing. We have people that are reading and working with some of the different groups with different books. They’re doing manicures for teachers.”First Basin Credit Union also donated funds to buy the students pizza and the culinary department made cookies.Kayla Lopez, a 10-year-old fourth-grader, and Karina Lujan, an 11-year-old fifth-grader, thought the morning was lots of fun and liked the idea of OC coming to their campus.“I think that idea is very cool because we get to learn new stuff and we learn from the people that come from Odessa College and it’s very cool just listening to them and having the activities they give us,” Lopez said.OC English professor and Ector County Independent School District Board Secretary Donna Smith has been volunteering at Zavala for several months.“I think this is a really great experience. I think it’s good for us to interact for the kids. They’re so appreciative and they’re so enthusiastic. I just came out of a second grade class. We were reading books and we were working on predicting what would happen next. They were amazing. I didn’t even have to finish reading the book, because they had it solved, maybe half way through. It’s just real energizing. I’m really proud of OC and I’m really proud of these folks at Zavala. They’re doing a terrific job.”Principal Linda Voss said it meant a lot to have everyone from OC dedicate so much time to Zavala. She added that it shows they are invested in the campus and exposes the students to college.“It helps the kids feel appreciated. The activities are helping them learn, but it’s fun, as well,” Voss said.Zavala is in its fifth year of improvement required under state accountability standards, along with Noel Elementary and Ector Middle School. If the campuses don’t come off the list, they will face closure or the Texas Education Commissioner will appoint a board of managers over the whole district.More Information ECISD, OC logos.jpg Twitter Pinterest ECISD, OC logos.jpg About 200 people from virtually every department at Odessa College converged on Zavala Elementary School Friday to inject some fun, offer teachers a break and help spruce up the campus.Katie Nisbet, associate dean of academic partnerships at OC, said the idea came about when she and Associate Dean for Innovation and Learning Robert Rivas were talking about something they could do that they thought would be “incredibly impactful.”“We decided this would be an awesome undertaking that would be a lot of fun — a little crazy — but mainly a lot of fun,” Nisbet said.Kindergarteners and first graders spent the morning in the gym with people from the OC student services department, student life and several different student organizations on campus. 5-year-old kindergartener Aaliyah Walker hula hoops infront of Odessa College students Ashley Livesay and Ginger Frazier. Odessa College students and professors spent the day with the students at Zavala Elementary School Friday, March 23, 2018, through their OC Invasion program. 1 of 5 Odessa College.Zavala Elementary. Previous articlePet photo contestNext articleMeals on Wheels to celebrate 20th annual Mudbug admin