Padenga Holdings Limited (PHL.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2010 prospectus For more information about Padenga Holdings Limited (PHL.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Padenga Holdings Limited (PHL.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Padenga Holdings Limited (PHL.zw) 2010 prospectus Company ProfilePadenga Holdings Limited is the leading supplier of crocodile skins and meat in Zimbabwe, accounting for nearly 85% of the global supply of Nile crocodile skins used for high-end luxury fashion brands. The company operates three crocodile breeding and production farms in Zimbabwe; Kariba Crocodile Farm, Ume Crocodile Farm and Nyanya Crocodile Farm. Each farm has the capacity to breed close to 15 000 hatchlings per year. Nile alligators are bred at Lone Star Alligator Farm in Texas, USA. Padenga Holdings Limited produces crocodile skin and meat products for consumption by the local market and for export to European and Asian markets. Padenga Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
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Stars Group is a Canadian gambling company, and the merger highlights Flutter’s desire to diversify via international expansion. In a recent trading update, Flutter showed that revenue from US operations grew by 72%, and from Australian operations grew by 32%.This worldwide exposure should help the business going forward. Should gambling laws, taxes, advertising, or other aspects of business be changed negatively in one country, Flutter can lean on operations in another country to make up the shortfall. Further, even with global lockdowns still in place, increase in digital betting over recent years should ease pressure from closed physical locations. For me, this makes the firm a buy.Too late to the carnivalCarnival (LSE: CCL) is a cruise liner operator in the FTSE 100. The firm has seen a large amount of news coverage this year due to the impact the virus has had on revenues. Unfortunately, a cruise ship is the last place anybody wanted to be due to the social distancing measures in place.Even when lockdowns eventually get lifted, Carnival could struggle due to the target consumer. The firm targets the older audience, for high ticket trips over a relatively long period. This demographic is unlikely to provide the rebound in demand the firm needs to avoid financial hardship this year. We have already seen the impact that the virus has had via the share price moves. Currently, the share price is down 72% this year alone. A recent report said the firm was bleeding $1bn per month. Even though Carnival managed to raise around $4bn in a recent bond issuance, it had to do so with an interest rate of 11.5%.While it gets the cash in the short run, the interest/coupon payments at this rate are only going to hurt the firm in the longer term. In my opinion, these measures are like putting a small plaster on a large wound. For these reasons I would avoid investing in the share price.My Foolish takeaway for FTSE 100 sharesYes we are seeing unpredictable volatility at the moment, but this doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Firms such as Flutter Entertainment offer good value for investors, and a sound growth strategy which should last beyond the virus. Yet, not every business will do well in this period, so be sure to do your homework before investing.
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AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis NCH and Norwich Union in £1.4 million five-year partnership The three main areas of activity in the joint programme are:The Norwich Union Fund – NCH users can apply for a grant to help develop skills and participate in opportunities which will help them maximise their potentialsupply materials to help train the project workers and funding for one-to-ones in which young people aided by NCH project workers tackle difficult issues and provide support in the choices they make about theirlives. staff volunteering – types of project work might include DIY support, help with transport or admin, running workshops and giving marketing advice. 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. The new Norwich Union Fund will give young people who use children’s charity NCH’s services the chance to apply for a grant to help develop skills and participate in opportunities which will help them reach their potential.The two organisations commissioned research into children’s attitudes and concerns which found that many of them are very worried about their future. While young people are more responsible they don’t always havethe skills to cope and are becoming increasingly worried about ‘not having ajob’ (34%, according to the survey of 455 13-19 year olds in April 2003) and ‘getting into debt’ (17.3%).David Czerwinski of Norwich Union, the UK’s largest insurer, said: “because teenagers have to deal with much more at a younger age, the need for support from friends and family is crucial. Three quarters of respondents in our study say they turn to parents first for advice. Butthis support is often missing for the more vulnerable teenagers who may not have family and friends to turn to which is why we are supporting NCH in the work they do with disadvantaged young people.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 12 June 2003 | News 12 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
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Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Exclusive: Inishowen school and houses targeted in suspected arson attacks Newsx Adverts Facebook Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Google+ Pinterest Pinterest Facebook Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Previous articleHope of resolution to Laghey Post Office closureNext articleMen due in court after incident onboard London flight to Derry News Highland An investigation has been launched into a suspected spate of arson across Inishowen.In the last week it is understood that two houses, a barn and Cockill School were targeted, the suspicion is that it is the same person or group of people responsible for all the attacks.Local Deputy Padraig MacLoughlainn says it is a very worrying development and is appealing to anyone with any information to contact gardai before a life is lost:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/pad1pmarsonfire.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – August 17, 2011 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter
News UpdatesNCLT Benches To Resume Physical Hearings From March 1 LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK23 Feb 2021 7:01 AMShare This – xThe National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has decided to resume physical hearing of cases filed before it from March 1. However, if any party expresses difficulty in physical hearing, he/ she may be permitted to appear via video conferencing. As per an office order issued by the Registrar, “All NCLT Benches shall start regular Physical hearing w.e.f 0l.03.2021. In case any…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has decided to resume physical hearing of cases filed before it from March 1. However, if any party expresses difficulty in physical hearing, he/ she may be permitted to appear via video conferencing. As per an office order issued by the Registrar, “All NCLT Benches shall start regular Physical hearing w.e.f 0l.03.2021. In case any counsel/ representative of party expresses difficulty in physical hearing, he/ she may be permitted for virtual hearing.” The Principal Bench of the NCLT shall comprise of BSV Prakash Kumar (Acting President) and Hemant Kumar Sarangi (Member). Further, five Division Benches will function in the prescribed alternate arrangement at Delhi, two Division Benches shall be functional in Chennai and five in Mumbai (of these two Division Benches will function in an alternate fashion). Access the Officer Order attached below to access Bench constitution of all NCLT Benches. Click Here To Download Order Read OrderSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
Tagged: books, collector’s corner, friends of the library booksale, ithaca Your Arts & Culture news is made possible with support from: Anna Lamb is a reporter for the Ithaca Voice.Questions? Story tips? Contact her at [email protected] More by Anna Lamb One of the highlights of this year’s sale is an oil painting by Alfred Hair, an impressionist from the 1960s, going for $950 in the Collector’s Corner.“We have a painting by an artist from a group in Florida. It’s by a guy named Hair from a group of black artists in Florida called the Highwaymen,” Weinberg said. “It used to be the galleries wouldn’t represent them so they formed a group and they went out on the highway and the public wanted to buy their stuff they just couldn’t get gallery space, so they called themselves the Highwaymen.”According to the New York Times, paintings by Hair and the Highwaymen now hang on the walls of celebrities such as Michelle Obama and Shaquille O’Neal’s homes and, “sell for as much as tens of thousands of dollars.”Also in the Collector’s Corner this year is a copy of “Tales of the South Pacific” signed by James Michener and a rare two-volume first edition of “Lolita.” Items in the Collector’s Corner section are appraised and priced accordingly. Before the sale, people interested can check out a complete list of titles and prices.Between the spring and fall sales, almost $500,000 is raised to support the Tompkins County Public Library, the Finger Lakes Library System, literacy in the community, continuing education for librarians, and programming and projects for Tompkins County public libraries.The sale dates are:Oct. 12 to 14 (First day hours 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., subsequent days 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)Oct. 19 to 21 (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)Oct. 23 (Senior Day 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Student Night 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.)Oct. 26 to 29 (Oct. 28 is Dime Day, Oct. 29 is bag day)Oct. 30 (Non-Profit Day)The Collector’s Corner closes at 5:30 p.m. on regular sale days. It will not be open on Oct. 28 or 29.Customers are also reminded to bring their own reusable bags. As of last year, the Friends of the Libary book sale does not distribute plastic bags.Learn more about the sale at booksale.org.[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”44″ gal_title=”Fall Booksale”] ITHACA, N.Y. –– Clear up some shelf space. Ithaca’s biannual Friends of the Tompkins County Library book sale is back Saturday, Oct. 12, with thousands of books, media and rare finds.This sale, there are 265,000 items available for purchase, including books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, maps, puzzles, games, comics, collectibles, greeting cards, calendars, framed art, posters, computer games and computer software. The sale officially kicks off at 8 a.m. Saturday, and will open its doors to the die-hard book fans who always camp out to get their hands on the best items.On the first day of the sale, each item is priced at either $4.50, $3 or $1.50. That price is reduced each day until the last day when it’s just $1 for as much as you can fit in a shopping bag. The Friends of the Tompkins County Library estimate that by the end of the sale, almost 80% of items are sold.Book Sale Coordinator Kathy Weinberg said a large portion of what doesn’t get sold is donated.“The community libraries and the school libraries come in and get free books. They get their pick at the beginning of the sale. After the sale, any non-profit organization can send reps to get books for free, and we hope they walk out with lots,” she said.Over 200 volunteers helped organize the inventory, working a total of more than 11,000 hours in preparation for the sale.According to their website, other books are sold on an online store through the company Thrift Books. “A percentage of the proceeds from those sales comes back to the Friends, where it helps support libraries and charitable organizations in Tompkins County.”Included in the massive collection are thousands of mint-condition comics, given by an anonymous donor, and a record number of children’s books this year, with more than 44,000 children’s books and items for sale.(Photo by Anna Lamb/The Ithaca Voice) Anna Lamb
WSOC(GASTONIA, N.C.) — Thursday marks day six of the desperate search for 6-year-old Maddox Ritch, who mysteriously vanished in broad daylight in a North Carolina park Saturday.As investigators continue to scour the area, former FBI agent Brad Garrett says he is left wondering, “Where in the world could this child be?”“The biggest concern with any child of tender age being gone for days is their ability to survive,” Garrett, now an ABC News contributor, said Thursday. “Is anybody taking care of him? Has somebody harmed him? Or is he alone in the woods someplace?“How do you sort of disappear off the face of the earth at that point if you’re a 6-year-old child?” Maddox, who has autism and does not talk, was at Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia with his father, Ian Ritch, and another adult when he started sprinting roughly 25 to 30 feet ahead of his father, Ritch told reporters.“I feel guilt for letting him get so far ahead of me,” Ritch told reporters.The boy has diabetes and neuropathy in his feet that can make it difficult for him to run, his father said.“As soon as I got to the point where I couldn’t see him anymore, I started panicking,” Ritch said. Ritch notified a park employee, who called 911, and state and federal authorities soon descending on the scene.Investigators have checked dumpsters, scoured the grounds with police dogs, searched the park’s lake using sonar and divers and scanned the area with helicopters and drones.Authorities have also recorded messages from Maddox’s parents and are playing those messages in the woods in the hopes that their voices will persuade him to come out if he’s there. Authorities are pleading with anyone who was at the park that day to come forward, and Garrett said any witness can be key to piecing together the timeline of what happened that day at the park.Garrett also suggested that authorities analyze surveillance video from the park parking lot and nearby intersections.Another concern is foul play. “It’s certainly logical as time goes on that somebody has grabbed him. That could be a stranger, I suppose that could be somebody that Maddox knows,” Garrett said.Investigators may also check for any sex offenders living in or around Gastonia to see where they were when Maddox disappeared and whether they themselves are now missing, Garrett said. “Maddox is my whole world and my reason for living,” the little boy’s mother, Carrie Ritch, told reporters Tuesday.“If you were at the park Saturday and saw Maddox … please, urgently, please call the tip line,” she said through tears. “I want my baby back in my arms.”Anyone who was at the park Saturday is asked to call 704-869-1075. A $10,000 reward is being offered. “We have spoken to many people who were there but we want to make sure we talk to them all,” Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton said. “No piece of information is too small. Something you may think is insignificant could be helpful to our case.”Maddox has blond hair and blue eyes, weighs 45 pounds and is 4 feet tall, police said. He was wearing black shorts, closed-toe sandals and an orange T-shirt that reads “I am the Man” at the time he went missing, according to police.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
kajakiki/iStock(NEW YORK) — Christmas trees can be deadly.That’s the urgent advisory from consumer safety experts who warn that it only takes a small ignition source to set a festive home ablaze.A tree without enough water is essentially flammable kindling, fueling what can become a devastating catastrophe.Several people die from tree fires each year, according to newly-released data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which looked at rates between 2013 and 2015.Most holiday lights won’t get hot enough to set a tree on fire. But frayed wires and broken bulbs can spark a flame. Outdoor holiday lights have been known to cause shrub fires and should only be purchased from certified manufacturers, the CPSC says.Watering a tree regularly can keep a small fire from spreading. In a demonstration by the CPSC Thursday, a dry tree quickly became engulfed in flames while the watered tree barely caught fire under the same conditions.“Even after Christmas, keep it well watered until you drag it to the curb,” acting CPSC Chairwoman Anne Marie Buerkle told ABC News.In addition to watering, the CPSC offers these tips to help avoid a holiday tragedy:1) Check lights for broken or cracked sockets.2) Don’t put candles on unstable surfaces like couches or pillows.3) Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors regularly.4) Keep the tree away from any heat source.Thousands of people injure themselves every year while decorating for the holidays, according to the CPSC.“All of these injuries are preventable,” Buerkle said.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.