Juli Plc (JULI.ng) 2004 Annual Report

first_imgJuli Plc (JULI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Pharmaceuticals sector has released it’s 2004 annual report.For more information about Juli Plc (JULI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Juli Plc (JULI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Juli Plc (JULI.ng) 2004 annual report.Company ProfileJuli Plc markets a range of pharmaceutical products to the wholesale and retail sectors in Nigeria. The company also owns and operates is own supermarkets and trading stores. Juli Pharmacy Plc originally marketed international pharmaceutical brands but diversified its positioning to produce its own brands of products. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Juli Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (CFC.ke) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgCFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) 2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileCFC Stanbic Holdings Limited is a financial service, insurance agency and stock broking company in Kenya offering products and services to the personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking sectors. The company also has division servicing clients in the Republic of South Sudan. Its corporate and investment banking division services range from transactional banking, debt securities and equity trading to project, structured and trade financing. Its personal and commercial banking division offers services ranging from The Corporate and Investment Banking segment offers foreign exchange, and debt securities and equities trading services; transactional banking and investor services; investment banking services, such as project finance, advisory, structured finance, structured trade finance, corporate lending, primary markets, and property finance services; and wealth management and advisory services to larger corporates, financial institutions, and international counterparties. The Personal and Business Banking segment provides residential accommodation loans to individual customers; installment sales and finance leases, including installment finance in the consumer vehicles market, and vehicles and equipment finance in the business market; and card facilities to individuals and businesses. This segment also offers transactional and lending products comprising deposit taking, electronic banking, cheque accounts, and other lending products associated with the various points of contact channels, such as ATMs, Internet, and branches. The company was formerly known as CfC Stanbic Holdings Limited and changed its name to Stanbic Holdings Plc in October 2016. The company is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Stanbic Holdings Plc is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited. CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Scotland 43-16 Georgia: Five talking points

first_imgHowever, wins against Japan (twice), a tired Argentina, and Georgia since June must be compared against Scotland’s next opponents, Ireland, who have beaten the Southern Hemisphere big three inside a calendar year for the first time and are building a frightening amount of depth in several areas. Wins are incredibly valuable, but having stepped up a level from Japan, Scotland need to take a big step again to prepare for the challenge of Joe Schmidt’s men. The End results were what we hopedIf you’d offered up 2 wins from 3 ahead of the Australia game, Vern Cotter would have taken it. The autumn has been far from a disappointment for Scotland. Although another narrow loss against Australia will still rankle for a while, the try-scoring manner of the defeat should be more than enough to give hope for the Six Nations, which will sadly be Cotter’s final campaign in charge of Scotland. In recent years, Scotland’s summer and autumn fixtures have largely – whether by design or unwilling Southern Hemisphere unions – kept them playing teams who they have a good chance of beating, in an attempt to build a winning culture, instead of taking three-test whippings. New blood: Hamish Watson has made himself a viable option at opensideThree weeks as the starting props without any massive blots on the copybook means that come the Six Nations, assuming fitness for all, Dell and Fagerson can at least provide confident cover from the bench. It’s not unrealistic that Dell in particular could challenge for the starting shirt at loosehead come February, although Alasdair Dickinson and Rory Sutherland were ahead of him at Edinburgh. Perhaps not any more.The case for Georgian inclusion in the Six Nations is perhaps unprovenApart from a very quick early score, the sleepy patch from Scotland when they were up 38-11 gave Georgia their only real chance to showcase the set-piece driven rugby that they aspire to play in the Six Nations. They’re certainly effective at it when it clicks, and it’s not all scrums and mauls. In scrum-half Vasil Lobzhanidze they have someone with real talent and zip, and then there’s Mamuka Gorgodze who is their Sergio Parisse – but like Argentina they need to find a way to bring their offloading, World Cup A-game more often. By Rory BaldwinIt was an odd sort of gameThe evidence of the opening ten minutes looked like this match would be close but in the end it was far from it. During a first half when Scotland only had to make five tackles on a narrow artificial pitch and could afford to miss another four, a purple patch in attack saw tries from Tommy Seymour, Sean Maitland and Stuart Hogg plus a penalty try awarded by referee Matthew Carley from a driven maul. Another from Hamish Watson just after half time – the result of a neat NFL-style handoff with Zander Fagerson playing quarterback – effectively ended the contest.Winning the footrace: Tommy Seymour touches down for ScotlandIf that level of dominance sounds unlikely for Scotland, it gets stranger. Players who often flatter to deceive at this level put in powerhouse performances – Ross Ford finally became a ball-carrying force on his 102nd cap, and Ryan Wilson was man of the match with 17 carries. For most of this game, the much vaunted Georgian pack was halted at source.A couple of Jonny Gray clones would come in handyHaving now gone 750 minutes of test rugby without missing a tackle – he’s apparently only missed six in his test career – Jonny Gray might have relaxed only having to make five tackles against Georgia with the massive amount of possession Scotland had. Instead though, he stepped it up with a big ball carrying performance, showing up well as part link player, part battering ram. They’d argue that inclusion in the Six Nations would be the way to do this. Georgia brought a noisy contingent of fans all the way to Kilmarnock and we’d no doubt see big crowds in Tblisi. Given that Tommy Seymour’s try was fingertip close even for the TMO, Maitland’s came at the second time of asking – Alex Dunbar’s loop pass having been butchered the first – and perhaps a roll of the same dice on a different day would have provided a different, much closer result. Based on just this set of evidence though, it would only reduce the amount of tartan ribbons on the wooden spoon. No bad thing from where this author is standing… The clamp: Jonny Gray buried behind Vasil Lobzhanidze put in another tackleRichie’s younger brother is the heartbeat of this pack now, and the blueprint too: honest, gutsy and incredibly hard working. It’s almost as if he embarrasses the rest of the pack into performing. Even with the depth available at second row across the home nations, surely he will be in the tour party to New Zealand next June if he carries on like this.The new blood up front is very welcomeVern Cotter hasn’t blooded quite as many new players this year as, say Joe Schmidt of Ireland, but the baptism of fire against two of the world’s top scrummaging packs (and Australia) for Zander Fagerson and Allan Dell will have Scotland fans sleeping that little bit easier at night. Scotland ran in six tries in Kilmarnock as they brushed aside a Georgia side and after an encouraging Autumn Series there are reasons to be hopeful for the Six Nationscenter_img Jury still out: The inclusion for Georgia in the Six Nations is still up for debate TAGS: Georgia LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Sour note: Tevita Kuridrani scores as Australia break Scotland hearts again Machine: Jonny Gray put in another performance that will lead to calls for a Lions berth last_img read more

ELCA approves Israel/Palestine proposals, statement on criminal justice

first_img Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Tags Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Press Release Service Rector Pittsburgh, PA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Martinsville, VA Ecumenical & Interreligious, Rector Belleville, IL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Knoxville, TN Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Smithfield, NC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Jobs & Calls Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Middle East By ENS staffPosted Aug 19, 2013 Rector Tampa, FL Rector Hopkinsville, KY Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Advocacy Peace & Justice, ELCA approves Israel/Palestine proposals, statement on criminal justice Submit an Event Listing Submit a Job Listing Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Associate Rector Columbus, GA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Participants in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s 2013 Churchwide Assembly gather in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center August 14 for Eucharist. Photo: ELCA News Service[Episcopal News Service] The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), saying it is committed to supporting a peaceful resolution to the conflict between Israel and Palestine, affirmed that commitment during the recently concluded 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly in Pittsburgh.The churchwide assembly, the chief legislative authority of the ELCA, met Aug. 12-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The theme for the assembly was “Always being made new.” This year marks the ELCA’s 25th anniversary.Voting members considered a series of proposals — known as memorials — from the ELCA’s 65 synods. With an 812 to 45 vote, voting members approved a memorial designed to continue this church’s awareness-building, accompaniment and advocacy on behalf of peaceful resolutions in the Middle East.The action commits the ELCA to learning more about the experiences of both Palestinians and Israelis and their mutual fears, aspirations and hopes; work to convey the concerns and perspectives of Israelis and Palestinians that dispel stereotypes and caricatures and promote better understanding; lift up the voices within both communities, especially those of victims of violence, that seek peace with justice through nonviolent responses to the conflict; continue to help alleviate the humanitarian needs; support U.S. funding that promotes peace and cooperation for all parties; and to continue to pray for brothers and sisters in the Middle East and for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land.The action also calls for evaluating possibilities for investing in specific Palestinian economic endeavors and other projects that would promote peace and cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians; and to provide a report with recommendations to the April 2014 meeting of the ELCA Church Council.The assembly received greetings from the Rev. Munib A. Younan, president of the Lutheran World Federation and bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land; Rabbi Steve Gutow, president and CEO, Jewish Council for Public Affairs; and Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia, former secretary General, World Sikh Council – American Region.Prior to the churchwide assembly, ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson joined 29 other Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry welcoming his “announcement on July 19 that agreement has been reached ‘that establishes the basis for resuming direct final status negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis.’” The leaders said they “are committed to mobilizing broad public support for active, fair and firm U.S. leadership for peace,” offered their prayers for his efforts and said they are prepared “to activate members of synagogues, churches and mosques across the country to support bold American leadership.Other memorial topics considered at the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly included:Addressing community violence. With a 834 to 41 vote, the assembly moved to encourage ELCA members, consistent with their consciences, to contact their elected officials and advocate for passage of legislation that promotes universal background checks, prevents gun trafficking and requires the reporting of lost or stolen guns to law enforcement so that violence in communities might decrease. In its action, voting members also moved to lift up the ELCA social messages on suicide prevention, community violence, and mental health and to call upon congregations and synods to engage their members on ways to prevent suicide.Comprehensive immigration reform. The assembly approved with an 828 to 40 vote to advocate for the adoption of comprehensive immigration reform legislation that supports an earned pathway to lawful permanent residency and eventual citizenship; ensure humane and just enforcement of U.S. immigration laws; protect families from separation; provide resources and protections to integrate of refugees and others; and to ensure the protection of U.S. citizen and migrant workers. The action included a call to ELCA rostered leaders to promote an understanding of welcome; encourage congregations to engage in prayerful, reasoned discussion and education about immigration; call on the ELCA presiding bishop to continue communication with members of U.S. Congress on reform. In a separate but related action, the assembly moved to declare Sunday, June 22, 2104 as “Refugee Sunday.”Communion practices. With a 688 to 193 vote, the assembly requested a process to review the ELCA’s guiding documents on communion practices and to bring a report and possible recommendations to the April 2014 meeting of the ELCA Church Council. Through its action, the assembly also invited congregations, synods and the churchwide organization into conversation and study on the Use of the Means of Grace: A Statement on the Practice of Word and Sacrament.Same-gender couples and their families. The assembly approved with an 825 to 68 vote to affirm the church’s commitment to ensuring pastoral care for same-gender couples and their families — a commitment outlined in the ELCA social statement “Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust.” The commitment recognizes “familial relationship as central to nurturing and sustaining trust and security in human relationships and to advocate for public policies that support and protect families.” The action invites and encourages conversation in this church on changing family configurations and their impact on society and the ministry of this church, and it requests the authorization of a group to explore this and bring a report and possible recommendations to the 2014 fall meeting of the ELCA Conference of Bishops and Church Council regarding next steps in carrying out the commitment to pastoral care for same-gender couples and their families.With a 787 to 41 vote, the assembly approved memorials en bloc on topics addressing fossil fuels, hydraulic fracturing, immigration detention, gender identity discrimination and the Uniting American Families Act.In other action, the assembly:approved the ELCA’s 12th social statement titled “The Church and Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries.” The call for a statement on criminal justice emerged from concern among ELCA members over the “massive levels of incarceration in the United States,” said Cynthia Osbourne, chair of the ELCA task force charged with leading a study about criminal justice and the development of a proposed social statement for the churchwide assembly to consider. The statement affirms the fundamental principles of the U.S. criminal justice system and it also recognizes serious deficiencies, which is said include overly harsh sentencing and persistent inequalities based on race and class. It calls ELCA members to recommit themselves to visiting the prisoner; correct the flawed criminal justice system; participate in God’s work with hands and hearts and to hear the cries of people affected. ELCA social statements are teaching documents that assist members in forming judgments on social issues. They set policy for this church and guide its advocacy and work as a public church.approved 671 to 242 a proposal for the ELCA’s first major fundraising campaign. The five-year campaign, to begin in 2014, is designed to increase the church’s capacity to renew and start new congregations, educate and develop its leaders, bolsterTwo of the 952 voting members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s 2013 Churchwide Assembly utilize their electronics Guidebook during an Aug. 17 plenary. Photo: ELCA News Serviceits global mission efforts and expand the impact of its relief and development work. Voting members thanked ELCA members for their ongoing stewardship and support of ministry across the church and invited congregations, synods, related ministies and individual members to contribute in order to achieve its goal of $198 million. They requested that the ELCA Church Council monitor and evaluate the implementation of the campaign with annual reports to the council and to each assembly through the completion of the campaign. They encouraged conversations across the church on ways that the campaign can be implemented to take advantage of synergies among all expressions of the church, and to “thank God for 25 years of interdependent ministry in the ELCA and to step forward boldly in order to seek to reach more communities with the good news of Jesus Christ, train more leaders who will become missionaries, pastors and lay leaders and contribute to the alleviation of hunger and poverty.” The assembly said that the campaign must also encourage, recognize and form lay youth and young adult leaders, and added $4 million to the campaign goal to meet this priority. Another amendment added a $4 million stretch goal for disability ministry.elected the Rev. Elizabeth Eaton as its first female presiding bishop.heard greetings from Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.For the first time at a churchwide assembly, the 952 voting members used tablets to receive and organize all of their legislative materials. The so-called Guidebook was available as an application for members with iPads and iPhones, Android tablets or Amazon Kindle Fires. Those members who did not own a tablet were provided with a free rental device. The church estimated that it saved 500,000 pages of paper. The Episcopal Church’s General Convention Office has said that during the 2015 gathering laptops, tablets, smartphones, and video monitors will be the primary media of legislative materials, and for the first time, there will be no large, dedicated print shop.The ELCA has more than 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the 50 United States and in the Caribbean region. The church was formed from three separate then-existing churches: the American Lutheran Church, the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, and the Lutheran Church in America.— The ELCA News Service contributed to this report. Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Submit a Press Release Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Shreveport, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector Albany, NY Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Featured Events Director of Music Morristown, NJ Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Curate Diocese of Nebraska Israel-Palestine, This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Washington, DC Rector Bath, NC Rector Collierville, TNlast_img read more

Declaración del Obispo Presidente Michael Curry

first_img Rector Tampa, FL Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit an Event Listing Cathedral Dean Boise, ID [14 de noviembre del 2016] El Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael B. Curry, ha emitido la siguiente declaración:La semana pasada compartí lo que espero que fuera un mensaje reconciliador post-electoral para nuestra iglesia, recordándonos que ‘todos viviremos juntos como compatriotas estadounidenses, como ciudadanos’. Hoy quiero recordar que durante momentos de transición, durante momentos de tensión, es importante afirmar nuestra esencial identidad y valores como seguidores de Jesús al modo anglicano episcopal.Jesús declaró una vez en el lenguaje de los profetas hebreos que la “casa de Dios será una casa de oración para todas las naciones” (Mc 11, 17). Invitó y dio la bienvenida a todos los que habrían de seguirle, diciendo: “Vengan a mí todos los que están cansados y cargan pesadas cargas” (Mt 11:28).Por lo tanto, afirmamos y creemos que “la Iglesia Episcopal les da la bienvenida”, a todos ustedes, no solo como un eslogan de la iglesia, sino como un reflejo de lo que creemos que Jesús nos enseña y está en el centro del movimiento que él comenzó en el primer siglo. La Iglesia Episcopal nos da la bienvenida a todos. ¡A todos nosotros!Hoy, como rama episcopal del Movimiento de Jesús, los episcopales estamos comprometidos, como enseña nuestro Libro de Oración, a honrar el pacto y las promesas que hicimos en el Santo Bautismo: Proclamar por medio de la palabra y el ejemplo las Buenas Nuevas de Dios en Cristo; buscar y servir a Cristo en todas las personas, amando a nuestro prójimo como a nosotros mismos; luchar por la justicia y la paz entre todos los pueblos, y respetar la dignidad de todo ser humano.Como cristianos, creemos que todos los seres humanos son creados a imagen de Dios e iguales ante Dios, tanto los que puede que estén regocijándose, como los que estén tristes.Como Iglesia, buscando seguir el camino de Jesús, que nos enseñó, “amarás al prójimo como a ti mismo” (Mt 22, 39) y “tratad a los demás como quieren que los demás los traten” (Mt. 7:12), mantenemos nuestro firme compromiso de apoyar y dar la bienvenida a los refugiados y a los inmigrantes, y de estar con los que viven en nuestro medio sin documentación. Reafirmamos que, al igual que todas las personas, los LGBT tienen derecho a los derechos civiles y a la protección plena bajo la ley. Reafirmamos y renovamos los principios de inclusión y protección de los derechos civiles de todas las personas con discapacidades. Nos comprometemos con el honor y la dignidad de las mujeres y nos pronunciamos contra la violencia de sexo o de género. Expresamos solidaridad y honramos a los Pueblos Indígenas del mundo. Afirmamos el derecho a la libertad de expresión religiosa y a la vibrante presencia de las diferentes comunidades religiosas, especialmente la de nuestras hermanas y hermanos musulmanes. Reconocemos nuestra responsabilidad en la mayordomía de la creación y en todo lo que Dios nos ha entregado a nuestras manos. Lo hacemos porque Dios es el Creador. Todos somos hijos de Dios, creados igualmente a imagen de Dios. Y si somos hijos de Dios, todos somos hermanos y hermanas.“La Iglesia Episcopal le da la bienvenida”, no es solo un lema, es quien procuramos ser y el testimonio que procuramos dar, siguiendo el camino de Jesús.Presidente y Primado Michael B. CurryIglesia Episcopal Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Smithfield, NC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Curate Diocese of Nebraska Press Release Service Declaración del Obispo Presidente Michael Curry ‘La Iglesia Episcopal le da la bienvenida’, no es solo un lema, es quien procuramos ser y el testimonio que procuramos dar, siguiendo el camino de Jesús Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Faith & Politics, New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Associate Rector Columbus, GA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Featured Events Election 2016, Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Bath, NC center_img Rector Belleville, IL Rector Martinsville, VA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Presiding Bishop Michael Curry The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Pittsburgh, PA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Youth Minister Lorton, VA Posted Nov 14, 2016 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Albany, NY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Collierville, TN Submit a Press Release Donald Trump, The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Knoxville, TN Tags Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Washington, DC Submit a Job Listing Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MIlast_img read more

Young Irish people prefer to give via charitable events, says Eventbrite

first_imgYoung Irish people prefer to give via charitable events, says Eventbrite People under 35 years old in Ireland prefer to participate in charitable events as a way of giving, according to a new survey by online events platform Eventbrite.Over two thirds of the millennials who responded in the survey said they either sponsor someone who is taking part in a charity event or they raise funds by taking part in charity events. On a gender basis, more women (73%) are likely to sponsor than men (64%).Importance of taking part in eventsYounger people within the survey between 18-25 years old were even more likely to take part in a charitable event or raise money for an event. Overall, the survey found that the experience of taking part in events was very important.The least popular way to give to charity amongst the under 35’s is direct debit, the survey found. Online giving was a popular way of giving, with only a quarter unhappy with this method.Trust in charitiesOn a negative note, only 39% of respondents said they trusted charities to use funds responsibly, with the younger age group under 24 years old more trusting. The recent controversies surrounding charities has caused the majority of those surveyed to be more selective about what charity they support.Marino Fresch, Eventbrite’s country manager in Ireland said: Advertisement 56 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “Despite a general disillusionment with Irish charities, a vast majority of millennials are still happy to donate or raise money for charities as long as an experience or event is involved.“Charities should note that the Ice Bucket Challenge may not be an isolated phenomenon but a sign of things to come”.The survey was conducted by IPSOS MRBI between 23 October and 3 November 2014. IPSOS invited 300 18-34 year olds in Ireland to take part in the Market Research Survey, recruited via an online panel. Howard Lake | 23 December 2014 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: demographics Events Ireland Research / statistics 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.last_img read more

Public launch of the school of interdisciplinary studies

first_imgOscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ Linkedin DEI proposal prompts civil discourse Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ printTCU will celebrate the creation of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and give students a glimpse at its integrated study programs.Created in the summer of 2018, the school allows students to integrate multiple perspectives by offering a diverse range of classes within two or more academic departments. Dr. Karen Steele is the associate vice provost and co-chair of the DEI committee. Photo courtesy of AddRan College of Liberal Arts.“Often times students, faculty and staff have great ideas but don’t have anywhere to express their ambitions, so we’re really looking for that input at the launch,” said the Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Karen Steele.Students with a degree program in interdisciplinary studies will work intensively with an advisor and faculty member to help shape their coursework, which will be tailored to their interests and intended career path. Majors within the the School of Interdisciplinary Studies range from comparative race and ethnic studies, women and gender studies, African-American studies, African studies and interdisciplinary inquiry. Interdisciplinary inquiry will help students who may feel boxed in within the academic disciplines of their major and help students to create their own unique courses of study. Students with a declared major can come to the event to learn more about FrogFolio and IdeaFactory. IdeaFactory, which falls under the College of Science and Engineering, supports students’ entrepreneurial efforts while FrogFolio is an online portfolio dedicated to showcase students’ work. “FrogFolio is a digital reflection about the learning that is happening all over campus. Frogfolio fits with the mission of interdisciplinary studies because it helps students make connections between their learning experiences,” said Dr. Daniel Terry, director of Undergraduate Academic Initiatives.The public launch will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Rees-Jones Hall Atrium.编辑触摸共享全屏制作你自己的了解更多此交互式图像使用ThingLink创建。在thinglink.com上查看此图像。接触图片分享图像…全屏 Linkedin ReddIt Rees-Jones Hall Atrium. Photo via CannonDesign. Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Welcome TCU Class of 2025 TCU Faculty voting on secret DEI ballot Oscar Hernandez was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX. He is a third-year journalism major with a minor in Spanish. Twitter Facebook TCU Faculty Assembly may be one step closer to DEI vote Facebook #JoltTheVote: A new group encourages political engagement Previous articleHave no fear, poll watchers are hereNext article‘The Ripple Effect’ offers a new form of peer support Oscar Hernandez RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Oscar Hernandez + posts World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Twitter ReddItlast_img read more

GSE Q1 Update: From Foreclosures to Mortgage-Backed Securities

first_img Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac released their Q1 2019 financial results on Wednesday. Fannie Mae reported a net income of $2.4 billion and comprehensive income of $2.4 billion, while Freddie Mac reported a comprehensive income of $1.7 billion.“Fannie Mae’s solid first quarter financial results demonstrate the strength of our business model, our risk management capabilities, and our customer focus,” said Fannie Mae CEO Hugh R. Frater. “We are enhancing our credit risk transfer programs and attracting more private capital into the U.S. mortgage market. We continue to drive technology innovations to help make the mortgage market more certain, efficient, and simple for our customers. And we’re working with customers and partners to address critical challenges such as the shortage of affordable homes and apartments across the country.””Freddie Mac produced a healthy quarter, generating comprehensive income of $1.7 billion, up 13 percent from the fourth quarter,” said Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton. “Our guarantee book of business over the prior year grew 5 percent, demonstrating our heightened competitiveness, and credit quality remains strong. We also delivered on our mission, making home possible for nearly 450,000 families. These results demonstrate how the transformed Freddie Mac today is a well-run financial institution that produces solid earnings, serves its customers, protects taxpayers and fulfills its mission.”Fannie Mae reports that it provided $85.1 billion in liquidity to the single-family mortgage market in Q1 2019, and noted they were the largest issuer of single-family mortgage-related securities in the secondary market.In their report, Freddie Mac noted its Foreclosure prevention activity, including the 15,000 single-family loan workouts in Q1. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 13,589 foreclosure prevention actions in January, bringing the total number of preventative actions to approximately 4.3 million since the start of conservatorships in September 2008.More than half of the actions reported in January (8,446) were permanent loan modifications, which is an increase from the 7,437 completed in December 2018. A total of 12,888 foreclosure prevention actions were reported in January. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Government, News, Secondary Market The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: New Regional Office Announced for National Mortgage Lender Next: REO Volume in High-Performing Metros Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Home / Daily Dose / GSE Q1 Update: From Foreclosures to Mortgage-Backed Securitiescenter_img May 1, 2019 3,438 Views Tagged with: Fannie Mae Foreclosure Freddie Mac Securities Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Print This Post GSE Q1 Update: From Foreclosures to Mortgage-Backed Securities The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Fannie Mae Foreclosure Freddie Mac Securities 2019-05-01 Seth Welborn Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Subscribe About Author: Seth Welbornlast_img read more

Donegal’s islands are the “orphans of the Wild Atlantic” – Rogers

first_img Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleChris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow selling NY home for 14.25mNext articleUpdate – LYIT President says college’s adherence to performance targets is better than “adequate” admin By admin – March 15, 2016 Pinterest Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Twitter Google+center_img Donegal’s islands are the “orphans of the Wild Atlantic” – Rogers 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Councillors in the Glenties Municipal District have been slammed for neglecting the islands with only one meeting of the Council’s Islands Committee having taken place since the last local elections.The committee was estalblished to give a voice to those living on our islands on issues ranging from roads to broadband service to health- they are supposed to take place three times per year.Commitee member Seamus Rodgers says that hasn’t happened, and the feeling on the ground is that Donegal’s Islands are the Wild Atlantic’s orphans…………….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/seamislands.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more

Karnataka High Court Sets Aside Imposition Of Royalty Taxation On Google India; Asks ITAT To Consider Again

first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka High Court Sets Aside Imposition Of Royalty Taxation On Google India; Asks ITAT To Consider Again Mustafa Plumber25 April 2021 12:38 AMShare This – xIn a relief to Google India Private Limited, the Karnataka High Court has set aside the order of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (IATA) imposing royalty taxation for ‘Adwords program’. The court has remitted the matter back to the tribunal for fresh consideration. A division bench of Jusitce Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty allowed the appeal filed by the company and directed the parties to appear before the Tribunal on 3.5.2021. The court has requested the tribunal to make all possible endeavour to decide the matter at an earlier date. Case Background: Google India Private Ltd., is a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956. It has been incorporated for providing back end support services for the foreign Associated Enterprises and as such, is engaged in the business of global outsourced Information Technology and IT Enabled Services. It is also a non-exclusive distributor of the online advertising space under the ‘AdWords programme’ to advertisers in India. In the year 2004 the appellant-company has entered into an IT Enables Services agreement with Google Ireland Limited and the appellant has established its IT Enabled Services division for provision of IT Enables Services which primarily involved rendering support services in administering the Google editorial guidelines in relation to global advertisements and responding to the queries from customers globally. The appellant under the said agreement has been rendering outsourced services for which the appellant is being separately compensated by Google Ireland Limited. The assessing officer initiated proceedings under Sections 201 and 201(1A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, vide notice dated 20.11.2012 for the assessment year 2007-08 and in the said notice, the assessing officer referred to the assessment order dated 30.11.2011 under Section 143(3) of the IT Act passed in the case of the appellant for the assessment year 2008-09 by the Additional Commissioner of Income-tax, Range-11, wherein disallowance under Section 40(a)(i) of the IT Act was made on account of non-deduction of tax at source for the sums payable by the appellant to Google Ireland under the Distribution Agreement. The assessing officer vide common order dated 22.2.2013 for the assessment years 2007-08 to 2012-13 passed an order under Section 201(1) and 201(1A) of the IT Act, thereby determining the appellant as ‘assessee in default’ in respect of non-deduction of tax at source for the sums payable to Google Ireland as ‘fee for distribution rights’ and consequently, attaching a tax liability of INR 7,40,47,853 for the assessment year 2007-08. The company being aggrieved by the order dated 22.2.2013 passed by the assessing officer for the assessment years 2007-08 to 2012-13 preferred an appeal before the Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) and the appeal was dismissed by an order dated 20.9.2013 by the appellate authority. The appellant-assessee thereafter preferred an before the Tribunal which by order dated 23.10.2017, dismissed the appeal. Submission made on behalf of Google: Senior Counsel S Ganesh submitted that the Tribunal has not looked into the documents filed by the assessee at any point of time. Further, it was stated by him that the documents filed by the assessee were not looked into and altogether a different approach was adopted by the Tribunal by conducting a research and the material after conducting the research on various platforms have been made to be the basis of the judgment delivered by the Tribunal. It was contended by him that it is a well settled proposition of law that if any material/any document is relied upon, the same has to be given to all the parties, otherwise it amounts to violation of principles of natural justice and fair play. The counsel also claimed that the material collected behind back of the assessee was used and relied upon by the Tribunal and therefore, the same amounts to violation of principles of natural justice and fair play, hence, the matter should be remanded back to the Tribunal permitting the parties to raise all possible grounds while arguing the matter afresh. Submission made by the Income Tax Department: Advocate K.V. ARAVIND appearing for the department argued that the material which has been relied upon by the Tribunal is available on internet and merely because the material which is available on internet was not given to the assessee, it does not mean that there is violation of natural justice and fair play. He opposed the prayer for remanding the matter to the tribunal. Court findings: On going through the order passed by the tribunal and the relevant provisions of the Income Tax Court the bench said “In the considered opinion of this Court, keeping in view Rule 29 of the Income Tax (Appellate Tribunal) Rules, 1963 and also keeping in view the fact that the material on the basis of which the order has been passed was not furnished to the appellant at any point time, the order passed by the Tribunal is certainly violative of principles of natural justice and fair play as the appellant was not afforded an opportunity to rebut fresh evidence especially when such evidence was based on Google study.” It added “Details of the material has also not been reflected in the order passed by the Tribunal and therefore, this Court is of the opinion that as there is a violation of principles of natural justice and fair play, the matter deserves to be remanded back to the Tribunal for hearing it afresh in accordance with law.” Accordingly, the court noted “In light of the aforesaid, the questions are answered in favour of the assessee and against the revenue and the other questions are left open. Accordingly, the appeal is allowed. The order passed by the Tribunal is set aside. The matter is remanded back to the Tribunal for fresh adjudication in accordance with law.” The parties will appear before the Tribunal on 3.5.2021 and within a period of 15 days the appellant shall be free to file the documents/additional documents in support of his contentions and the revenue shall also be free to file documents/additional submissions in support of their contentions. In case any other material is being relied upon by the Tribunal, the same shall also be made available to the assessee/appellant as well as to the counsel for revenue before passing a final order. The Tribunal is requested to make all possible endeavour to decide the matter at an earlier date.Click Hear To Download/Read JudgmentTagsKarnataka High Court Income Google India Private Limited Tax Appellate Tribunal (IATA) Justice Satish Chandra Sharma Justice S Vishwajith Shetty Next Storylast_img read more