Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2004 annual report.For more information about Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) 2004 annual report.Company ProfileSwan General Limited offers insurance services, including personal and corporate insurance. The company provides services that include life, car, home, health, travel, boat, property and liability, financial lines, motor fleet, marine, and keyman and partnership insurance products, as well as reinsurance services. Swan General Limited also provides loans; education, retirement, and investment plans; wealth management and securities trading services; and pension and actuarial services, pension administration, and investment advisory services. Life, casualty, and property are the segments through which the company conducts its business and is based in Mauritius. Swan General Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) 2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileSovereign Trust Insurance Plc is an insurance and risk management services company in Nigeria licensed to cover all cases of life and non-life insurance. Products cover the spectrum of travel, quote and buy, family wellbeing, vehicle, 3 rd party motor and marine insurance. Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc was established following the restructuring and recapitalisation of the then Grand Union Assurances Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
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The Calcutta Cup finishes at 38-38, the first draw between the pair since 2010. What a finish to the Six Nations.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Retained trophy: Scotland keep the Calcutta Cup after the draw (Getty Images) Youngs thought he might have got the bonus-point score just before the 20 minute-mark, after chasing the ball into the Scots’ in-goal, but he knocked on. But ten minutes later Jonny May was streaking in for score number four. Farrell converted all four tries.First of two: Darcy Graham gets his first score (Getty Images)At this point the bookies shifted the odds for an England win to 500-1.But Scotland started their comeback from a blocked Owen Farrell kick. Captain Stuart McInally charged down and then ran all the way in from just inside England’s half.England were kept on the pitch at half-time and it all felt so predictable.It was anything but.The second half started with another Scots try, with Darcy Graham going over. Then everything kicked into gear. Ali Price collected his own kick and fed an on-rushing Magnus Bradbury who scored Scotland’s third. Graham got the bonus-point score, his second, from a set play and then man of the match Finn Russell reeled in an intercept off of Farrell and galloped in for a converted score to make it 31-all.They think it’s all over: Scotland celebrate the score to make it 38-31 (Getty Images)Then the Scots pulled in front Russell drew the defence and with the English expecting the drift, the fly-half gave a short pass to Johnson on the in-line and the centre hammered home for Scotland’s sixth try, with just a few minutes to go. It was Scotland’s fifth try in the second half.If they had held on it would have been a first Scotland win in London since 1984, but with Ford’s late score under the posts it ended all square. It was the first draw between he rivals since 2010. England and Scotland draw in Six Nations closerWhat a heart-stopper.The game may not have counted for much, with Wales claiming the Six Nations title earlier in the day, but no one told England and Scotland men who put on a try-fest as they drew the Calcutta Cup 38-38, ending this season’s tournament in style.Related: Wales win the Grand SlamScotland were 31-0 down in the first half, but came roaring back to lead 38-31 with just a few minutes left on the clock after a well-taken Sam Johnson try. They thought they were in for their first win at Twickenham in 36 years, but with England hammering the line, sub George Ford finally went under the posts and converted his own try to spare English blushes and salvage a draw.Scotland retain the Calcutta Cup after this 11-try thriller. It was the highest-scoring draw in Test history.England scored their first try in only a minute. With Johnson shooting out of the Scottish line, England’s backs ruthlessly exploited the gap. With Elliot Daly ghosting into the line, Henry Slade took the ball off him and fed it to Jack Nowell, who stepped off his wing and cantered in to score.Their second came after a quick lineout drive – thrown straight to Billy Vunipola – caught the Scots unaware, and they trudged over the try line for a Tom Curry score.The pack were to the fore again for the third England score, with Ellis Genge (on for Ben Moon very early) taking the ball in traffic, eyeing half a gap and then offloading to tighthead Kyle Sinckler on the charge. One pass from Ben Youngs to Joe Launchbury sent the lock over for another score.
Portugal Povo House / Contaminar ArquitetosSave this projectSavePovo House / Contaminar ArquitetosSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG+ 39Curated by Matheus Pereira Share Houses ArchDaily Year: Lead Architects: Povo House / Contaminar Arquitetos Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGRecommended ProductsMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeText description provided by the architects. The project was developed at Povo, on the outskirts of Leiria, Portugal. An area where rocky elements are predominant in the landscape, limestone lands, irregular topographies and sharp contrasts. This unique geological context immediately gave architects a conceptual starting point that is both dreamlike and romantic without losing the connection to what is the physical and intrinsic reality of this place. Thus arises the idea of a cave, an austere carved and denticulated refuge that is humanized by its occupants. This premise is a look and a tribute to the beginnings of humanity and its symbiotic relationship with the environment it inhabits, it contains in itself the paradox of the perennial and harsh stone that becomes a natural and maternal refuge.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGAmidst a diverse landscape, which is characterized by being apparent and empirically inhospitable, there appears in an act of volumetric courage a cave built and idealized entirely in concrete. This detached house carefully balances the game between the glimpse of the surrounding pine forest and the privacy of its residents. The project is marked by a multiplicity of circuits that order spaces with harmony and simplicity through a central element: light, which interacts breaking the primitive elements and the sinuous lines with subtlety.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Section 03Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe program for this 3 bedroom house was divided into two and a half floors of the house which, through a patio, distributes, arranges and connects both the interior spaces and the exterior paths. The main access involves the existing pine forests and frames the vegetation between its walls at sharp angles. This structure at the entrance uses double height space of generous proportions to connect to the livingroom and allow the view of the north / west landscape but also provide the entrance of light and heat from the patio that is facing south and that is adapted to the irregularity of the terrain. From the living room there is access to a concrete balcony, a space for contemplating the sunsets.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGIn a different level, an external access is born, which leads to the office, distinguished by the wide glass opening. This division is half a floor above and also leads to the roof that provides a 360 degree view of the surroundings. From here it is possible to circulate through another ramp connected to the patio and to a private secondary access that allows visitors to access the office directly without going through the house.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGCasa Povo respects and adapts the cut of the land in relation to its original layout, differentiates itself in a subtle and delicate way maintaining a harmonious relationship between the public and the private. The spatial distribution and volume of the rooms follow and reflect the topography of different levels. The soft elevation ramp allows direct access to the patio, the living room and the kitchen, connecting all elements both inside and outside.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe creation of an internal garden with ramps gives the project the necessary integration, in addition to the almost playful sensorial expression used by children with the interconnection of the garden to the roof, allowing a permeability of the cave with the frameworks that section the spaces built with the garden.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGUnderneath the office, halfway through the room is the service area (laundry) with connection to the outside. The adopted solution allows the entry of light and natural ventilation in the gaps created between each level of the staircase that connects the balcony of the room to the office on the upper floor.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe need to connect spaces creates a strong narrative of spatial distribution and fulfills its function while guiding the rhythm and composition of the shape of the architectural object. The exposed concrete with wooden slatted formwork is the predominant constructive element on the facades and dates back to a density that follows a monolithic volumetry and creates the protection that inspires it: a humanized cave.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Nest / Porky Hefer DesignSelected ProjectsRyogoku Yuya Edoyu Spa / Kubo Tsushima ArchitectsSelected Projects Share Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/942000/povo-house-contaminar-arquitetos Clipboard CopyHouses•Arrabal, Portugal Architects: Contaminar Arquitectos Year Completion year of this architecture project Joel Esperança Simões, Ruben Vaz, Eurico Sousa ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/942000/povo-house-contaminar-arquitetos Clipboard 2019 “COPY” Photographs “COPY” CopyAbout this officeContaminar ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesResidential ArchitecturePortugalPublished on June 22, 2020Cite: “Povo House / Contaminar Arquitetos” [Casa Povo / Contaminar Arquitectos] 22 Jun 2020. 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CopyHouses, Renovation, House Interiors•Sapporo, Japan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/946197/the-r-wall-in-fukui-yoshichika-takagi-plus-associates Clipboard Houses 2020 The R wall in Fukui / Yoshichika Takagi + associates Japan The R wall in Fukui / Yoshichika Takagi + associatesSave this projectSaveThe R wall in Fukui / Yoshichika Takagi + associates Architect In Charge:Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesCity:SapporoCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesRecommended ProductsWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsSystems / Prefabricated PanelsSwisspearlPerforated & Engraved PanelsWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsText description provided by the architects. Tohaku Hasegawa’s “Shorin-zu (Pine Trees)” is delicately and boldly drawn with much blank space left on the canvas. It looks incomplete but is very attractive because of the existence of the blank space (ground), on which we can imagine and envision various things that are not actually drawn. The relationship between the figure and the ground in Western art is also a topic close to the above. Lucio Fontana’s “Attese (Spatial Concepts: Expectation)” was made by accurately cutting the painted canvas to create the ground in the figure, building a new relationship between the figure and the ground.Save this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesSave this picture!First Floor PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesSave this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesBy the way, renovation can be the work of drawing a new picture on a canvas filled with figures. So, is it possible to acquire-dly create a blank space/ground in the existing architecture full of figures (like Fontana)? There is a place name Fukui in Sapporo of Hokkaido, which is derived from the fact that the people of Fukui Prefecture settled there. We renovated a house that was built there forty years ago. The building was pretty small and didn’t have enough space, considering the demands of a married couple and a child (and two cats).Save this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesTherefore, in addition to the stairs and the landing, we inserted an R wall that linearly cuts the longer direction of the building so that a 1.5 tatami mat size of stairwell could break open the cramped atmosphere. Then we installed a clerestory on the R wall and overlapped the curved study models to create a mild and uniform light. As a result, the building has gained the light environment that is unique to northern provinces, where there is little change in light and shade that depend on the axis of time.Save this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesThe whole house has been finished with larch plywood because cats are supposed to sharpen their nails there. The living room that has a low ceiling and a ground window is designed to have a low center of gravity with a low dining table called Chabudai on a carpet. The dining room has a wood-burning stove, filled with energetic lifestyle. In contrast, there is a space with a high ceiling and a long, thin and white R wall that has abstract impression. It has created blank space and made the possibility of being eroded by peripheral activities.Save this picture!Courtesy of Yoshichika Takagi + AssociatesProject gallerySee allShow less”Olympe de Gouges” Group of Schools / Dominique Coulon & associésSelected ProjectsV60 House / WARchitectSelected Projects Share CopyAbout this officeYoshichika Takagi + associatesOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsSapporoOn FacebookJapanPublished on August 25, 2020Cite: “The R wall in Fukui / Yoshichika Takagi + associates” 25 Aug 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
Organicemos acciones nacionales. No a la guerra de los Estados Unidos contra Venezuela, sábado el 23 de febrerowww.nowaronvenezuela.org/espanol/No podemos permanecer calladas/os ante la última agresión de Estados Unidos contra el pueblo venezolano.Nicolás Maduro es el presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, elegido dos veces por el pueblo como parte de un proceso electoral observado internacionalmente. Desde la elección de Hugo Chávez en 1998, Estados Unidos ha sido implacable en su afán de cambiar el régimen en Venezuela. Con Donald Trump en la Casa Blanca, estos esfuerzos se han intensificado con amenazas de violencia militar a gran escala, el saqueo de miles de millones de dólares en riqueza del pueblo venezolano e impulsando múltiples mentiras escandalosas en los medios globales de comunicación.Durante cientos de años, los Estados Unidos han librado una guerra contra los pueblos del mundo a través de golpes de estado, invasiones y guerras económicas. Juan Guaidó es un títere de los Estados Unidos. No representa las masas venezolanas. La idea de que una persona puede auto juramentarse como presidente en un mitin en interés de “defender la democracia”, es risible.La derecha en Venezuela afirma que las elecciones bolivarianas están amañadas porque se niegan a participar en ellas. En su lugar, se dedican a la intimidación de votantes mediante el empleo de la violencia con reminiscencias del terrorismo Jim Crow contra las/os afroamericanos en el sur profundo de los Estados UnidosLa manipulación de la moneda y las sanciones lideradas por los Estados Unidos son las responsables del sufrimiento en Venezuela. Marco Rubio y los medios de comunicación de la derecha guían a la oposición venezolana desde Miami. Estados Unidos no puede tolerar que ningún país del planeta pueda disfrutar de su riqueza natural o del fruto de su esfuerzo laboral independiente de Wall Street y el Pentágono.Está comprobado que Venezuela tiene las reservas de petróleo más grandes del mundo y es rica en oro y otros minerales valiosos. El arquitecto de la guerra de Irak, John Bolton, dijo que el cambio de régimen en Venezuela sería una gran oportunidad para obtener más ganancias para Wall Street. Y sabemos que es cierto.Desde la Revolución Bolivariana en 1998, se han dado pasos agigantados para elevar la clase trabajadora, las/os afrovenezolanos y las poblaciones indígenas en Venezuela. Los trabajadores pobres han logrado enormes avances porque el gobierno implementó políticas y promulgó leyes para combatir el racismo, el sexismo, la homofobia y la desigualdad económica. A pesar de las sanciones y el sabotaje, Venezuela ha mantenido un sistema transparente y democrático a través de muchas elecciones.Venezuela brinda ayuda a pueblos en lucha en todo el mundo a través de combustible subsidiado y liderando el camino con leyes laborales progresistas. Sus logros son parte de la lucha global emprendida por los trabajadores y los oprimidos contra los capitalistas más ricos y poderosos del planeta.Por lo tanto, exigimos que:Estados Unidos cese de inmediato todas las acciones hostiles contra la República Bolivariana de Venezuela: levante todas las sanciones, deje de respaldar un golpe de estado, cese los esfuerzos para destruir la economía venezolana y respete el derecho del pueblo venezolano a la libre determinación.Todos los países involucrados en el saqueo de la riqueza venezolana devuelvan inmediatamente lo que han robado al gobierno elegido democráticamente de Venezuela y a su pueblo.Wall Street pague reparaciones inmediatamente al pueblo venezolano por su sufrimiento bajo las sanciones genocidas y la manipulación de la moneda.En el espíritu internacionalista y liberador de Simón Bolívar, nos comprometemos a movilizarnos y luchar por el derecho a la soberanía de Venezuela, entendiendo que los logros y beneficios obtenidos durante la Revolución Bolivariana son ganancias para todas/os los trabajadores y oprimidos del mundo.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
June 10, 2021 Find out more News News Nigerian news site deliberately blocked, expert report confirms News NigeriaAfrica Help by sharing this information Nigerian investigative journalist forced to flee after massacre disclosures Reporters Without Borders welcomes the release of online journalist Emmanuel Emeka Asiwe, the editor of the Huhuonline (http://www.huhuonline.com) website, after a week of interrogation by the State Security Service, the domestic intelligence agency, but deplores its refusal to let him to go back to the United States, where he lives.“Irked by websites with political or satirical content, the Nigerian authorities are trying to force online journalists and bloggers to censor themselves,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Their inability to tolerate criticism and satire is unacceptable, especially when it results in people being detained. We urge the SSS to allow Asiwe to return to the country where he resides.”Asiwe was freed on 4 November, after being held for a week. He was not charged but the SSS said he was questioned about “matters of national security.” His passport has not been returned to him since his release.Asiwe, who created his Huhuonline website in 2007, was the second US-based Nigerian blogger to be arrested on arrival in Nigeria last month. Jonathan Elendu of ElenduReports (http://elendureports.com) was arrested on 18 October and was held for 11 days.The authorities hardened their stance towards online publications after satirically-captioned photos of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s young son posing with cars, money and a gun were posted on the Sahara Reporters (http://www.saharareporters.com) website.Nigeria’s 5 million Internet users represent 3.5 per cent of the population, which is lower than the African average. Nearly two thirds of them are concentrated in Lagos, the country’s economic capital.The SSS takes its orders directly from the president and specializes in doing the government’s dirty work. Raiding news organisations, carrying out illegal arrests and holding journalists incommunicado are among the hallmarks of its operations. The SSS has repeatedly shown a lack of transparency and good faith, going so far as to deny arrests of journalists that had dozens of witnesses. It is on the Reporters Without Borders list of “Predators of Press Freedom.” Receive email alerts Follow the news on Nigeria News February 8, 2021 Find out more Twitter blocked, journalism threatened in Nigeria Organisation to go further The photos of the president’s son November 18, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Online journalist Emmanuel Emeka Asiwe freed after one week RSF_en NigeriaAfrica January 28, 2021 Find out more
Facebook WhatsApp By Ruth Campbell – April 23, 2021 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Previous articleBasin rig count down oneNext articlePolice looking for man involved in theft at grocery store Ruth Campbell THC oil a felony on campus WhatsApp Although it may seem harmless, possession of THC oil on a school campus is a felony.Last year, Ector County ISD Director of School Attendance Scott Randolph said it was a big issue.“In the expulsion hearings that I’ve done, which we did a lot last year, it was an epidemic,” Randolph said.ECISD Police Department Lt. Jeff Daniels said there haven’t been as many cases this year, but there weren’t nearly as many students on campus until recently due to COVID-19.“We’ve still seen a few cases, but we’re not seeing anything like we saw last year. I do think the word is getting out to these kids that we test their e-cigarettes, which they’re not even allowed to have if they’re under the age of 21 … so if they’re in possession it’s automatically a Class C misdemeanor. … We test what’s in it. We research what’s in the vaping oil that’s in there. If it’s CBD based, we have a testing mechanism that tests for that. If it’s THC, we have a testing mechanism that will test for that. If it’s THC then it’s a felony charge in that liquid form and it’s a controlled substance penalty group 2.”Daniels said students can get an expulsion hearing over it.“We charge them with possession of a controlled substance penalty group 2,” Daniels said. “(The penalty) depends on their status as a juvenile — if they’ve ever been an offender before. It’s up to the Youth Center when they set punishment.”He said it could land the student on probation, but “it won’t follow them as an adult.”Asked where youngsters are getting the THC oil from, Daniels said it’s the vape shops in town.“That’s where they’re buying it,” he said. “Some of it you can order online and they’ll ship it to their residence. We’ve got people who deal narcotics in our town and they’re selling these CBD and THC oils, as well, so they’re ordering them in bulk and selling them just like they’d be selling marijuana. That’s a felony 2 is the charge on that.”Daniels and Randolph said there can be some confusion on the parents’ end. Randolph said that he’s had expulsion hearings where the parents wished they had had more information about THC oil.“I do believe there can be some confusion on the parents’ end because they’re seeing these e-cigarettes and they’re thinking well it’s just strawberry based because they’re all hiding the THC oil,” Daniels said. “They’re mixing it with different flavors, so it might be pineapple; it could be strawberry, things like that, to hide it from the people around them that may not know. So a parent may see their kid doing it and think they’re doing a nicotine e-cigarette; it’s strawberry flavor; it’s not even doing anything to them. It’s not illegal, when in fact it’s a felony.”Randolph said a lot of students and families, “have no idea that it’s that severe.”Next year, Daniels said, police are hoping to see fewer THC oil cases.“THC vapes are kind of new; they’re a few years old, but typically when they come out and people are caught with them and charged, that kind of educates the people around them, they start avoiding that. So we’re really expecting our numbers to go down rather than up with the oil,” he said.Canine officers can sniff out THC oil and they are performing searches on campuses daily as a prevention tool.“We want the kids to know that were looking for it. We hope they never get involved with it and we don’t want it on our campus, so it’s a great prevention tool,” Daniels said.With the new laws passed by the legislature starting Sept. 1, Daniels said the police department is anticipating what lawmakers are going to do with THC, marijuana and CBD.“… The edible stuff is starting to show up more — like THC gummies,” Daniels said.“… The dangerous thing with the edibles is it’s such a high concentration of THC it’s not for an inexperienced person who’s experimenting with marijuana cigarette,” he added.A gummy, he said is equivalent to about five or six marijuana cigarettes.“We see it in our community. We see it in these shops. The more of these shops that are popping up, not all of them are doing what they should be doing so it’s always something new hits the market we see it in our community.”He added that they always see a learning curve when new trends arrive, especially narcotics.“They come in real popular. No one really knows about them. There haven’t been any bad side effects that are really well known, or anybody charged … But once law enforcement gets involved, they make cases, sometimes medical treatments are involved. They might overdose on something. That always teaches the people around them …,” Daniels said.With crime on campus in general, Randolph said he thinks the social-emotional learning component ECISD has begun will help with offenses.“… Just listening at the (expulsion) hearings, the parents get to explain everything and you’re talking domestic violence, you’re talking deaths of parents,” Randolph said.He thinks about what he would do in that position and how he would be doing in school.“A lot of times, the campus teacher or principal may not be aware of all the trauma that’s in the kids’ life. So once they get to be aware of it, in my opinion, they’re going to be able to better address the needs of the kids,” Randolph said. Pinterest EducationECISD Twitter