Intravenous Infusions Limited (IIL.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Pharmaceuticals sector has released it’s 2015 prospectus For more information about Intravenous Infusions Limited (IIL.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Intravenous Infusions Limited (IIL.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Intravenous Infusions Limited (IIL.gh) 2015 prospectus Company ProfileIntravenous Infusions Limited (IIL) was incorporated in 1969 and began operations in 1974 as the first pharmaceutical company producing intravenous fluids in Ghana. The main business activity of IIL is the production of intravenous infusions for therapeutic purposes. Intravenous infusion therapy, commonly called IV, refers to the administration of fluids, drugs, or blood directly into the circulatory system through a vein. Intravenous Infusions Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange
RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2016 presentation For more information about RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: RDC Properties Limited (RDCP.bw) 2016 presentation Company ProfileRDC Properties Limited is a property management, development and rental company in Botswana. It also has interests in Madagascar through a Mauritian-based subsidiary. The company develops and manages commercial, industrial and residential developments which are based in prime locations in major towns and cities of Botswana. RDC Properties Limited offers long-term value to its shareholders through construction income, rental income, hospitality income, capital appreciation and the sale of premium properties. Landmark properties in its portfolio include Masa Centre, Standard Chartered House, Chobe Marina Lodge and Isalo Rock Lodge. RDC Properties is investigating investment opportunities to expand its footprint in South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia.
Newport Gwent DragonsA ninth placed finished by the Dragons was not enough to keep prodigious talent Jonathan Evans at the club. The scrumhalf enlisting for Bath in a move that will enthuse purists as a potential union with George Ford nears closer. Elsewhere veterans Ian Gough and Lee Byrne announce their retirement from the game leaving the club light on grizzled international experience. Centre Ashley Smith also hangs up his boots after 129 appearances due to a series of concussive events. The Dragons have however announced six signings to strengthen the side. Scrum-half Sarel Pretorius makes the Dragons his seventh club while emerging Wasps pairing Ed Jackson, backrow, and Charlie Davies, scrumhalf, seek regular first team action at Rodney Parade. Adam Warren will endeavor to discover the form that earned him a Wales call-up after moving from the Scarlets while Nick Scott and Shaun Knight will introduce valuable topflight experience from spells at London Welsh and Gloucester respectively.OspreysLeader: Gareth Delve will bring experience and ball-carrying threat to the OspreysJust one point off top spot last season, the Ospreys remain the only Welsh region with genuine title aspirations. Paul James joins from Bath, in what might prove to be the club’s finest signing. The tighthead will ballast the front-row with his renowned scrummaging ability although, at the age of 33, is not a long-term investment. Gareth Delve and former All Black scrum-half Brendon Leonard will also provide further experience when they link up with Steve Tandy‘s squad. The region’s only youthful signing comes in the form of Kristian Phillips, the 24-year-old speedster returning to his home region after three years away over the Loughor with the Scarlets. Furthermore Ospreys have let a trio of young talents go as prop Nicky Thomas, 20, flanker Sam Lewis (who left for Worcester before the end of the season), 24, and No 8 Morgan Allen, 25, depart the Liberty Stadium, aggravated by the lack of first team opportunities. Cult-figure Duncan Jones retires after making over 300 appearances for the region while Aisea Natoga swaps the club for French side US Carcassonne.ScarletsA late surge by the region established an admirable 6th place finish in the Pro12, yet Rhys Priestland couldn’t be persuaded to stay, seeking fresh pastures in Bath. Other notable departures include Joe Snyman, who was vital to the revival of the forward pack at Parc y Scarlets, and fellow South African Jacobie Adriaanse who both are both playing French. Backrow Sion Bennett, Wales’ cap Adam Warren, Scotland qualified Javan Sebastian and wing Kristian Phillips also bid farewell to the club. In response, the Scarlets have snapped up Canadian winger DTH van der Merwe from champions Glasgow and Welsh qualified prospects Tom Price and Dylan Evans. Former Barbarians fly-half Aled Thomas adds depth in the halfbacks while age group representatives Will Taylor and Morgan Allen look to establish themselves in the Scarlets’ squad.Ulster-bound: Charles Piutau is a jet-heeled All Black wingUlsterUlster fell just shy of the Pro12 final last season as Finn Russell‘s boot condemned the side to an unbearable play-off defeat. The club has reinforced by adding former academy openside Willie Faloon and first-team challenger Sam Windsor at fly-half. Paul Rowley offers a leftie option from scrum-half after arriving from London Welsh and is joined by former teammate, and versatile forward, Peter Browne. Centre Michael Allen exits the club after limited first team appearances whilst longstanding prop Declan Fitzpatrick retires after a series of concussions.Zebre“The second highest Italian finisher” is never an enviable tag. Zebre finished the season with just 15 points and have rightly rung the changes with a cataclysmic shift in personnel; 16 players in and 14 players out. All Blacks legend Mils Muliaina is the most recognisable name on Zebre’s new-fangled team sheet and he is joined by Wallabies international Luke Burgess in Parma. Bruno Postiglioni brings gnarly front row experience and versatility to the Zebre’s pack, covering the loosehead and hooker berths. And watch out for South African quartet Kayle van Zyl, Jean Cook, Ulrich Beyers and Johan Meyer all of whom are 24 and under armed with Super Rugby experience. Zebre will however loose a number of talents as Brendon Leonard, Fijian-born battering ram Samuela Vunisa and wing Giovanbattista Venditti. Italian fly-halfs Luciano Orquera and Tommaso Iannone also leave with Mauro Bergamasco retiring after a stellar career.To see the latest subscription offers, click here. The new season is still weeks away but that hasn’t stopped agents and players moving around the Pro12. Here are the movers and shakers ahead of the big kick-off LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS In a game of inches, sides with an established foundation of pragmatism usually emerge clutching the etched handles of oversized silverware. For once it was a debonair attitude to open green spaces that prevailed as Glasgow thundered their way to an inaugural Pro12 title. Since then, teams have toughened, honed and fortified their ranks ahead of next season’s assault while others have said farewell to ageing club servants and bruised fan favourites. We take a look at the ins and outs of Pro12 transfer business…Benetton TrevisoThe Italians were the Pro12’s busiest team in the off-season, signing no less than 16 players and scrapping 18. Treviso have added Samoan Filo Paulo from Cardiff and the grizzled ex-England lock Tom Palmer to the engine room. Meanwhile, Italian internationals Robert Barbieri, Alberto De Marchi and Luke McLean rejoin the club after a single season in England. Former All Black Chris Smylie offers Super Rugby familiarity at scrumhalf and Tomaso Iannone will provide cover across the backline. Retired former captain Antonio Pavanello is now at the helm but will have to manage without flanker Simone Favaro and highly-regarded centre Michele Campagnoro. Other notable departures include Corniel van Zyl, who retires after eight seasons with club, Paul Derbyshire and Albert Anae who leave for Zebre and the Brumbies respectively.Cardiff BluesBack home: Tom James will return to the Arms Park after two years with the Exeter ChiefsNewly appointed coach Danny Wilson will be eager to recover from Cardiff’s dismal tenth place last season after signing a three-year contract at Arms Park. The region has wasted no time in recruiting former Blues’ wing Tom James, Samoan centre Rey Lee-Lo and American duo Blaine Scully and Cam Dolan. Adam Jones and the released Matthew Rees are huge losses in experience in the scrum with further strengthening required in the second row after Filo Paulo’s departure to Italy. Argentinean Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino has been released with fellow countryman Joaquin Tuculet joining the Puma’s Super Rugby franchise. Fans will be saddened to hear of Rory Watts-Jones and Dafydd Hewitt’s forced retirement through injury.ConnachtAfter an impressive season in Galway, Connacht have recruited just five players, all under the age of 25, for next season’s campaign. The trio of Quin Roux, John Cooney and Ben Marshall all join from Leinster adding further top flight experience before a congested European fixture list. Pat Lam has also enlisted the help of openside prospect Nepia Fox-Matamua, known from his time in Auckland, and Api Pewhairangi who represented Ireland in Rugby League. Eight players have departed the club including flanker Willie Faloon, All Black Mils Muliaina, emerging second row Mick Kearney and fly-half Miah Nikora. Lock Michael Swift also retires, at the age of 37, after making a record 269 appearances for the club.EdinburghLeader: The Highlanders vice-captain Nasi Manu is a big-name capture for EdinburghIt was a season of progress for Edinburgh but also heartbreak. Just a converted try short of claiming Scotland’s first European crown and only one win away from making the European play-offs. To make amends for last year’s shortcomings Edinburgh have signed Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu, fresh from claiming the Super Rugby crown, Tongan centre William Helu, and utility back Michael Allen. Wing Tim Visser leaves for Harlequins after a five-year spell in Scotland with Tom Heathcote and Ollie Atkins also following suite moving to the Premiership. Grayson Hart also departs after failing to wrestle the scrum-half jersey from Sam Hidalgo-Clyne.GlasgowThe champions have added nine players to their roster over the summer including the thundering Taqele Naiyaravoro – if he doesn’t stay in Australia. The Fijian-born wing is arguably the most impressive, signing by any Pro12 club and will strike dread into defenders across the field. Glasgow will also welcome Simone Favaro on the flank, Mike Blair at scrumhalf and Kieran Low from London Irish. Departures include Sean Maitland, DTH van der Merwe, Jon Welsh and Euan Murray who seeks one last hurrah at newly promoted Pau. Crowd favourite Niko Matawalu is moving on to Bath, after a magnificent performance in the Pro12 final. Meanwhile captain Alastair Kellock and Dougie Hall retire after substantial stints at the club.LeinsterLeinster may still be without a coach ahead of next year’s Pro12 but two familiar faces hope to invigorate a side that last season disappointed. Jonathan Sexton arrives in Leinster after failing to impose himself at Racing and Isa Nacewa returns from a two-year sabbatical from the sport. The club has managed to nab development prospect Mick Kearney from Connacht but will bid farewell to a couple of provincial stalwarts. Shane Jennings and Gordon D’Arcy have both played their final match for the side and will, no doubt, prove tough to replace in the long-term. Meanwhile Fly-half Jimmy Gopperth will be the club leaving for Wasps after a two successful years.Running man: Isa Nacewa will bring excitement and a winning mentality to LeinsterMunsterMunster have omitted 13 players from the club’s books over the summer after being thwarted by Glasgow in the Pro12 final. The quartet of Sean Dougall, Alan Cotter, Patrick Butler and the exalted Paul O’Connell have all emigrated south to join French sides. While the province has seen Hooker Damien Varley retire through injury and rising star JJ Hanrahan poached by Northampton. In terms of recruitment, Munster have enlisted the physical attributes of 24-year-old All Black Francis Saili, Division 1A Player of the Year, Matt D’Arcy and Leinster academy product Jordan Coghlan on a development contract. Tomas O’Leary has also been drafted to provide competition for Conor Murray at scrum-half. Shouting the odds: Leinster will see the return of the prodigal son in Johnny Sexton TAGS: Highlight
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Anti-fascists protest war against Novorossiya by Ukraine and Western powers outside the Munich Security Conference, Feb. 7.Photo: Antiimperialistische AktionEuropean Union leaders made a flurry of diplomatic visits in early February, holding panicky negotiations with Kiev and Moscow to reach a ceasefire in the war between Ukraine and the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, also called Novorossiya.On Feb. 9, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with President Barack Obama in Washington to discuss U.S. plans to openly arm the Ukrainian coup regime of oligarchs, neoliberal politicians and neo-Nazis installed with Washington’s help one year ago.This followed whirlwind visits by Merkel and French President Francois Hollande to Kiev and Moscow. The leaders of the two dominant EU economic powers met face to face with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin for five hours on Feb. 6 to present a ceasefire proposal.Held with no other diplomats or media present, the meeting fed speculation that the EU bosses wanted to speak frankly with Putin about the U.S. attempt to push Europe into conflict with Russia. The EU is being economically hurt by sanctions on Russia, imposed at Washington’s insistence.French media reported that Hollande and Merkel undertook the trip without consulting Washington — a highly unusual step. Other reports suggested that a section of the Obama administration shares the European concern that the West may lose out by escalating the war. (RT.com, Feb. 6)The Hollande-Merkel proposal is to be the focus of reconvened negotiations in Minsk on Feb. 11.A high-ranking source in German intelligence told the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung Feb. 8 that the real death toll of the Ukraine civil war is nearly 50,000, including civilians and troops. This is almost 10 times the “official” United Nations figure.Interest from the EU and perhaps U.S. leaders has little to do with stopping civilian casualties in the besieged Donbass region. Rather, it is prompted by the Novorossiyan militia’s successful encirclement of an estimated 6,000 to 7,500 Ukrainian troops in the region of Debaltsevo in northern Donetsk and southern Lugansk.The looming defeat of the latest Ukrainian offensive — begun by Kiev in early January — also stepped up calls by the U.S. Congress to provide the coup regime with more powerful weaponry.McCain admits Ukraine used banned weaponsSenate Armed Services Chair John McCain — who has based his long career on support for war crimes — leads the charge for openly arming Kiev, with $3 billion in heavy weaponry as a starter. At a Feb. 5 Washington news conference, he admitted that the Ukraine junta has used internationally banned cluster bombs in its war against Donbass. McCain said this war crime was a reason to give Kiev more weapons: “I think that if we had provided them with the weapons they need, they wouldn’t have felt they had to use cluster bombs.” (Sputnik News)The overwhelming majority of Congress — both Republicans and Democrats — plus Secretary of State John Kerry and outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, back the plan to arm Ukraine, as does Ashton Carter, Obama’s nominee to replace Hagel. (Sputnik, Feb. 4)Washington has been arming Ukrainian President Peter Poroshenko’s government, both through proxies like Poland and directly in secret, since at least mid-December. Novorossiyan militias have captured U.S.-made and NATO-distributed weapons during the past month.Kerry and State Department official Victoria Nuland, an architect of last year’s coup, rushed to Kiev Feb. 5, a day ahead of Merkel and Hollande’s visit, in an attempt to stiffen Poroshenko’s backbone with a pledge of another $1 billion in economic assistance.The same day, NATO announced it would increase its “Rapid Response Force in Europe” to 30,000 troops, from the current 13,000.Poroshenko’s government showed no signs of wanting peace. In the past week, Ukraine’s armed forces, National Guard and volunteer fascist battalions continued to terrorize civilians throughout the Donbass by shelling homes, schools and hospitals. They killed five people by striking a hospital in the capital of Donetsk Feb. 4. Even after Kiev agreed to create a “humanitarian corridor” in the area around Debaltsevo, the National Guard Aydar Battalion fired on civilians fleeing Chernukhin, Lugansk, as the people’s militia attempted to evacuate the village. (News-Front.info, Feb. 6)And overnight Feb. 8-9, a Ukrainian missile struck a chemical plant in central Donetsk, shaking the entire capital city. (Rusvesna.su, Feb. 9)‘Minsk warmed over’In a Feb. 3 interview with Cuba’s Prensa Latina news agency, Deputy Chair of the Donetsk Supreme Soviet and chief negotiator Denis Pushilin said, “Kiev’s troops apply the methods used by the U.S. military in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. They unload heavy artillery against the population from afar until they know the area is destroyed, and then send in soldiers to kill those who remain alive and clean out the city.”In the face of this brutal situation, Hollande and Merkel appear to be offering to turn the clock back to the September Minsk agreement, with some additional language on “federalization” meant to appease Russia, and the introduction of “peacekeepers” — that is, troops taking orders from the West. (Slavyangrad.es, Feb. 6)Donetsk and Lugansk would be forced to roll back the progress they have made in the past month against the Ukrainian occupation forces, including the situation in the Debaltsevo.Saving the Ukrainian military from defeat and its hardware from confiscation by Novorossiya is the most immediate purpose of the EU proposal.“Minsk warmed over” is how anti-imperialist media analyst Daniel Patrick Welch described it.Will the Novorossiyan leadership, much less the population, be willing to go along with a re-run of Minsk after so much death, destruction and broken promises by the Ukrainian junta and its Western backers? It will be a very hard sell.Donetsk Prime Minister Alexander Zakharchenko has stated that the people’s republics intend to reclaim the entire territory of the former Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, including occupied cities like Mariupol and Slavyansk.Alexei Mozgovoi, the radical commander of the Lugansk “Ghost Brigade” that is slamming shut the “Debaltsevo cauldron” on Ukrainian occupation forces, made a Feb. 1 political appeal to all people of Ukraine: “Our goal is to remove the oligarchs and big business which destroy the economy that belongs to the people, and build a fair system, creating equal conditions and equal opportunities for all segments of the population.” (Red Star Over Donbass blog)The leaders and people of the Donbass have every right to take advantage of whatever differences exist within the imperialist camp to defend themselves, further their goals of liberating the primarily Russian-speaking southeastern region of Ukraine, and provide internationalist assistance to Ukrainian anti-fascists.The global anti-war, anti-imperialist and workers’ movement has a responsibility to support their struggle and to oppose every manifestation of U.S.-EU imperialist intervention. This means stopping the U.S. and EU from arming the fascist-oligarch regime in Kiev.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somalia RSF requests urgent adoption of moratorium on arrests of journalists to go further RSF and NUSOJ call for release of a journalist held in Somalia’s Puntland region RSF_en News Receive email alerts News Somalia is ranked 164th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. March 2, 2021 Find out more The letter accused them of “propaganda” against the security and armed forces of Somaliland, which proclaimed its independence from Somalia in 1991 but is not recognized by the international community.The information minister’s letter did not cite any examples and the Somaliland authorities have not as yet provided any further explanation for the closures. Muse Bihi Abdi’s election as Somaliland’s president in 2017 did not bring any improvement in the situation of the media. In February 2019, the authorities ordered the independent newspaper Foore closed for a year for “false news” after it criticized the cost of building a new presidential palace. Help by sharing this information SomaliaAfrica Media independence Freedom of expression February 24, 2021 Find out more Organisation News Press freedom in Somaliland is closely correlated to the state of its relations with Puntland. As RSF reported at the time, several media outlets were closed and several journalists were arrested a year ago during a surge in tension and armed clashes between the two neighbours. Follow the news on Somalia News “The closures of these TV stations without a specific reason, without warning and for undetermined duration confirms the very high level of harassment of independent media outlets in Somaliland,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk.“We call on the Somaliland authorities to end these arbitrary media closures and repeated attacks on media personnel, especially as the local security situation already makes journalism very dangerous.” Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the repeated silencing of independent media in Somalia’s breakaway northwestern region of Somaliland after the authorities closed two more privately-owned TV stations yesterday in Hargeisa, the region’s capital and Somalia’s second largest city. But, according to the information gathered by RSF, the authorities have often harassed the two TV stations over their criticism of the government and their reporting from the border areas of Sool, Sanaag and Ayn, the subject of territorial disputes between Somaliland and its eastern neighbour, Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region. The closures of Horyaal TV and Eryal TV were carried out early yesterday morning by a group of around ten police officers who went to each station and presented their journalists with a letter signed by Somaliland’s information minister ordering them to close for an indefinite period, local press freedom groups said. June 19, 2019 Somaliland urged to rescind closure of two TV stations SomaliaAfrica Media independence Freedom of expression January 8, 2021 Find out more
October 9, 2020 Find out more News AngolaAfrica Organisation December 9, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Joint call for end to criminal libel prosecution of journalist Writer and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais is to appear in court in Luanda on criminal defamation charges on 15 December in connection with his 2011 book about human rights violations in Angola’s diamond mining industry, entitled “Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola.”In a joint letter to the UN and African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights special rapporteurs for freedom of expression and the situation of human rights defenders, Reporters Without Borders and 16 other human rights and free speech NGOs have urged them to press the Angolan government to end this prosecution.The letter argues that the proceedings constitute a violation of this journalist’s right to freedom of expression, a right guaranteed by several international conventions to which Angola is party. To read the letter, click here.This is not the first time that Marques has been the target of judicial harassment in connection with his reporting. Even since the late 1990s, he has been the victim of arbitrary arrests, prolonged judicial proceedings and bans on travel abroad – all aimed at silencing one of this wealthy African country’s last independent journalists. Ruled with an iron hand for the past 35 years by President José Eduardo dos Santos, Angola is ranked 124th out of 180 countries in the 2014 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index.Photo: Investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais Receive email alerts Follow the news on Angola February 17, 2021 Find out more News Related documents 20140811_sr_urgent_apeal_rafael_marques_de_morais-2.pdfPDF – 199.21 KB to go further News News AngolaAfrica Help by sharing this information Cyber-attacks against Angolan news site and reporter Crackdown on reporters covering Luanda demonstration Angolan police unleash dog on reporter covering protest October 28, 2020 Find out more RSF_en
Linkedin Limerick event aims to brain-drain Dublin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email July Jobs Stimulus package sees extension to wage subsidy scheme and pandemic unemployment payment Print WhatsApp Advertisement NewsLocal NewsElement 6 jobs to goBy Bernie English – October 30, 2015 933 TAGSdrilling ShannonElement 6Jobs Facebook New high-end jobs for Shannon THERE was bad news for a Shannon business this week with confirmation that up to 70 jobs could go at the Element 6 industrial diamond manufacturing plant.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up But despite the immediate effects of the job losses, there are no fears in the long-term for the future of the former De Beers operation, with the company making a €25 million investment in the Shannon facility in 2013. The company also announced the recruitment of 40 extra staff, following the closure of its manufacturing base in Sweden.Speaking at the time of the investment, company chief executive Walter Huehn said that previous cost-cutting measures at the plant had secured its future.A company spokesman said this week that if the world market improves, contract workers could be rehired but the kind of growth necessary is not expected in the short to medium term.The company, which is part of the De Beers group, celebrated 50 years in Shannon in 2013. It is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of industrial diamonds used in drilling and other industries.The job losses are being attributed to a global downturn in the gas and oil drilling industries. Previous articleMary Immaculate leading way for students with disabilitiesNext articleTax breaks to breathe new life into Limerick city centre Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Fisheries Officers wanted to protect and develop fisheries resource in Limerick Twitter UL Hospitals Group in recruitment call for staff in all disciplines New Company creating 100 jobs in Limerick