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Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group ( HY2020 Interim Report

first_imgKenya Commercial Bank Limited Group ( listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the half year.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (  2020 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Group) is a leading financial institution offering retail and corporate banking services in Uganda through its subsidiary company. KCB Group offers financial solutions ranging from current accounts, overdrafts and loans to fixed and short-term deposits, mortgage finance, trade finance and forex, and business investment accounts. The banking institution participates in investments in treasury bills and bonds with the central banks. Wholly-owned subsidiaries in the banking group include Kenya Commercial Finance Company Limited, Savings & Loan Kenya Limited, Kenya Commercial Bank Nominees Limited, Kencom House Limited, KCB Tanzania Limited, KCB Sudan Limited, KCB Rwanda SA and KCB Uganda Limited. Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Becherer House / Robert M. Gurney Architect

first_img “COPY” CopyHouses•United States Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzie Architectural+ 26 Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Becherer House / Robert M. Gurney ArchitectSave this projectSaveBecherer House / Robert M. Gurney Architect Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Houses Projectscenter_img United States Becherer House / Robert M. Gurney Architect 2011 Architects: Robert M. Gurney Architect Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs “COPY” CopyAbout this officeRobert M. Gurney ArchitectOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesUnited StatesPublished on May 18, 2012Cite: “Becherer House / Robert M. Gurney Architect” 18 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abrasion ResistantPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceLightsVibiaLamps – NorthCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight, DZNE GermanyHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH ArtichokeTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – TexturasAcousticMetawellAluminum Panels – Acoustic SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightWall Grazer Concealed LightsDoorsBuster and PunchDoor Hardware – Pull BarMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Becherer House / Robert M. Gurney Architect是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs:  Maxwell MacKenzie ArchitecturalText description provided by the architects. Rolling pastures, bordered with dark, stained fences interspersed in woodlands define the Albemarle County, Virginia countryside where this project is located. The new house is sited at the edge of woodland on the crest of a hill, providing vantage view points of the pastures and distant treetops.Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzie ArchitecturalRecommended ProductsDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20WoodBruagBalcony BalustradesThe house is conceived of three gable-roofed pavilions that provide a threshold between the woodlands and the pastures, taking advantage of two very different scenic panoramas. The one room deep, central living pavilion contains large expanses of glass along two walls, affording views of both the woods and rolling horse pastures.Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzie ArchitecturalThis configuration insures the space will be flooded with light at all times of the day throughout the year. A screened porch and bluestone terrace, running the length of the house provides a stage to view sunsets over the pastures while a manicured lawn and dry-stacked slate wall provide an ordered transition from the house to the woods beyond.Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzie ArchitecturalGable roofs with black, standing seam metal, clapboard siding and the small scale of the separated pavilions evoke a familiar, comfortable rural vernacular. The large expanses of glass, cement board paneling and crisp, minimal detailing render the house decidedly modern.Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzie ArchitecturalProject gallerySee allShow lessAIA 2012: Opening DiscussionsArticlesThe Indicator: City IPO WTFArticles Sharelast_img read more

Marie Curie wins Everyclick Charity Challenge

first_img Howard Lake | 9 June 2009 | News Marie Curie wins Everyclick Charity Challenge Marie Curie will now work with Clear Channel Outdoor and Everyclick to launch a national advertising campaign to raise awareness of the charity’s work, which will appear later this year. The winner in 2008 was Diabetes UK.Pip Hainsworth, Marketing Director of Clear Channel Outdoor UK, said: “The Marie Curie entry was outstanding for its clear objectives and evidence of effectiveness, the integrated campaign using every resource available, and the sheer energy and enthusiasm that shone through”.Since its launch in 2005 Everyclick has attracted over 140,000 registered users, who have helped raise over £750,000 for UK charities.The next Everyclick Charity Challenge will be announced later in Tagged with: Digital Everyclick Marie Curie Cancer Care has won this year’s Everyclick Charity Challenge so will receive a major Clear Channel Outdoor national advertising campaign across 1,500 UK sites.Hundreds of charities enocuraged their supporters to to search the internet, donate and fundraise on online giving platform Everyclick. To make it fair, Everyclick divided the Charity Challenge into three categories based on the size of charities’ donor bases. Marie Curie was the winner of the large charities category and also the overall competition.The winners of the small and medium categories were Endometriosis UK and Epilepsy Action. They both win free advertising on Everyclick. Advertisement 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 Researching massive growth in giving.  25 total views,  1 views todaylast_img read more

GivePenny app now supports Strava

first_img  568 total views,  6 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 Advertisement Tagged with: fundraising apps fundraising events givepenny mobile virtual event 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 Researching massive growth in giving.  567 total views,  5 views today Digital fundraising platform GivePenny now lets runners and cyclists connect their account to Strava so that they can upload their activity achievements to their fundraising pages.Strava is a globally popular mobile tracking app designed for runners and cyclists, which uses the built-in GPS function of tablets, smartwatches and smartphones to calculate distances and speeds travelled.GivePenny already connects with other popular GPS devices including those made by Garmin, Polar and Fitbit, and other services including Runkeeper, Fitbit, Twitch, Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.Strava users can now link their accounts with their GivePenny accounts to help attract sponsorship from friends and family for every mile or kilometre tracked through the app. GivePenny describes its approach of ‘Connected Giving’. In this way it is letting Strava users link some of the app’s motivational challenges to their fundraising. Charities and good causes can create their own fundraising challenges for multiple supporters e.g. 100 miles in 100 days or run a marathon in a month.They could also set up virtual mass participation campaigns, such as ‘run around the world’ or ‘cycle around the UK coastline’. Plenty of other Strava-connected apps allow this kind of virtual activity, such as the cycling app Zwift.Indeed, Strava itself isn’t limited to just running and cycling. It can track an extensive list of activities. These include:SwimWalkHikeAlpine SkiBackcountry SkiCanoeStrava’s platform is very social, with running groups and shared events like Park Runs communicating and sharing online, together with various leaderboards to show how athletes compare with each other, from long distance runs to personal bests over short segments of a route. This should prove useful in inspiring more people to take part in charity events and support them via GivePenny.Lee Clark, founder and CEO or GivePenny, said: “We’re so happy to have added Strava as a connection on GivePenny. It is an immensely popular platform for both athletes and people using it to motivate themselves to stay fit. We can’t wait to see how charities and good causes take full advantage of the ability to be front-of-mind while their supporters are using such a fun platform. Our team of FUN-Raisers will be there to help every step of the way.”He explains that GivePenny’s mission is to develop new ways to inspire giving “and we’re doing this by connecting the world’s favourite apps, wearable technology and websites to exciting fundraising experiences.”WATCH: StriveStrava means strive in Swedish. GivePenny app now supports Strava Howard Lake | 13 April 2018 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14last_img read more

Applications Open for Performers and Toy Testers for The Late Late…

first_imgWATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads REPRO FREE 22/10/18Ryan Tubridy pictured with auditionees, Anna Doody, Scoil Mhuire Ballincollig Choir, Rebel Brass Jazz group and Drumadoir Drummers at the first day of RTƒÕs The Late Late Toy Show Audition Tour at the Strand Hotel in Limerick.The team will also travel to auditions in Tullamore & Dublin this week. This yearÕs Toy Show airs on RTƒ One on Friday November 30th.Photo: Oisin McHugh True MediaAPPLICATIONS are now open for performers and Toy Testers on the Late Late Toy Show.The Toy Show, which airs at the end of November, is one of the most watched TV programme all year as children get to see what the latest toys, gadgets and books that are on offer.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Host Ryan Tubridy dons a festive jumper for the occasion and there’s always a celebrity guest on the show.If you think your child has what it takes to be on the Late Late Toy Show then head to Advertisement WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin Print Emailcenter_img Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Previous articleCall to extend Patrickswell public sewer lineNext articleRound 3 Talking Points: Gillane, Kilmallock and Ballybrown pace setters & more Meghann Scully Facebook Twitter TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedLate Late showLate Late Toy ShowlimerickLimerick PostrteRyan Tubridy Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash LimerickNewsApplications Open for Performers and Toy Testers for The Late Late Toy Show 2020By Meghann Scully – August 10, 2020 266 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live last_img read more

Deutsche Chief: Bank is ‘Rock Solid’ Despite MBS Probes and Settlements

first_img The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News February 10, 2016 1,331 Views Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Tagged with: Deutsche Bank RMBS Settlements Sign up for DS News Daily About Author: Xhevrije West Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribe Since the close of the financial crisis, Germany’s largest bank, Deutsche Bank, has faced several settlements related to violations of U.S. sanctions, rigging of interest-rate benchmarks, and allegations that it defrauded mortgage issuers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.Now, the bank is ready to resolve its legal and law enforcement problems that have occurred all over the world since the close of the financial crisis.As of today, the bank has paid over $9.3 billion in fines and legal settlements since 2008, according to a Bloomberg article.In addition to dealing with a variety mortgage-backed securities suits, Deutsche Bank is also facing an investigation by U.S. and U.K. authorities over whether its internal controls failed to catch some $10 billion in transactions that may have moved money out of Russia, Bloomberg reported.In August 2015, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has revived a lawsuits filed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., accusing Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and the Royal Bank of Scotland of fraud with regards to $840 million worth of mortgage-backed securities sold to a Texas bank that later failed, according to multiple media reports.In another case, in December 2013,  Deutsche Bank said it would pay $1.9 billion to settle claims that it defrauded Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, according to an article from Reuters.”Today’s agreement marks another step in our efforts to resolve the bank’s legacy issues, and we intend to make further progress in this regard throughout 2014,” Co-Chief Executive Officers Juergen Fitschen and Anshu Jain said in a statement.In a note to employees, Co-CEO John Cryan said the bank is “absolutely rock solid”and has a plan to cover its legal costs. “I am personally investing time to resolve successfully and speedily open regulatory and legal cases. A small group of senior people, led by me, will focus on this.” Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Deutsche Chief: Bank is ‘Rock Solid’ Despite MBS Probes and Settlements Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: Wells Fargo Faces Challenges to Start 2016 Next: DS News Webcast: Thursday 2/11/2016  Print This Post Deutsche Bank RMBS Settlements 2016-02-10 Brian Honea Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Deutsche Chief: Bank is ‘Rock Solid’ Despite MBS Probes and Settlements The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Xhevrije West is a talented writer and editor based in Dallas, Texas. She has worked for a number of publications including The Syracuse New Times, Dallas Flow Magazine, and Bellwethr Magazine. She completed her Bachelors at Alcorn State University and went on to complete her Masters at Syracuse University. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agolast_img read more

Three men charged with drug offences in Derry

first_img Previous article65 year-old man rescued from the sea off Malin HeadNext articleSDLP Omagh councillor Seamus Shields passes away News Highland Three men charged with drug offences in Derry Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Pinterest News By News Highland – August 5, 2012 Facebook Pinterest Twitter Twitter Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ WhatsApp Google+ Three men have been charged with drugs offences after being arrested in the Blackthorn area of Derry on Friday.Two men, aged 21 and 44, are charged with supplying cannabis, possessing it and possession with intent to supply.They have also charged a 30-year-old man with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply and money laundering.A 21-year-old woman has been released pending a report to the PPS.The men, who were arrested on Friday, are to appear in court in Derry tomorrow. HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegallast_img read more

Washington sheriff’s deputy killed in shooting during traffic stop

first_imgEvgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(KITTITAS, Wash.) — A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Washington state late Tuesday.Deputies from Kittitas County, about 90 minutes east of Seattle, were called for a “driving complaint” at about 7:30 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. When the suspect failed to stop, law enforcement officers pursued the suspect into Kittitas, the small city that gives the county its name.The suspect stopped his vehicle, exited and began firing at law enforcement, the sheriff’s office said.A sheriff’s deputy was struck by gunfire and taken to Kittitas Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A Kittitas police officer was also shot in the exchange of fire and is being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, officials said. The suspect was also shot and is being treated at the hospital for his injury.The sheriff’s office did not release the conditions of the police officer or suspect.The name of the officer killed has not been released.The deputy is the 12th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the third in March.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Increased COVID-19 testing in Michigan shows fewer cases as Whitmer again vows vigilance

first_imgsonreir es gratis/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS(LANSING, Mich.) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s cautious approach to reopening Michigan put her at odds with protestors clamoring for faster solutions, but data from recently ramped-up testing shows something on which perhaps all sides can agree: slow but steady progress.Positive COVID-19 cases are declining statewide, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, with new per-day cases for the first 20 days in May falling by almost 60%, to 378 from 932, compared with the same period in April. Total cases over those 20-day spans fell to 7,569 from 18,641.Hospitalizations through May 20 also declined, to 1,054 from 2,100 in April, according to a health department spokeswoman.“The data shows that Michigan is ready to phase in these sectors of our economy, but we must stay vigilant and ensure we’re doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our families from the spread of COVID-19,” Whitmer said in a statement.Whitmer also announced on Thursday that gatherings that didn’t exceed 10 people, so long as they respected social distancing, would be allowed immediately statewide. Michigan’s retail and auto shops can reopen by appointment starting May 26, and nonessential medical, dental and veterinary services are allowed to reopen May 29.Earlier this month, she allowed manufacturing businesses, including automobile factories, to restart with certain restrictions after many residents, state leaders and even President Donald Trump criticized her stay-at-home order as too strict.Michigan had 53,009 positive cases and 5,060 related deaths as of May 20, according to state health department data. Roughly 68% of cases have been recorded in the southeast section of the state, which includes Wayne County, which has seen the fifth-most deaths, 2,284, and 12th-most cases, 19,432, in the U.S., according to data from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Through the first 18 days of May, Michigan was administering an average of 14,396 daily tests, compared with 4,628 during the first 18 days of April, health department data shows. Through May 18, almost 453,000 tests had been administered with a positive rate of 15%, compared with 208,157 total state-administered tests at a rate of 23.4% at the end of April.“We have a short-term goal of reaching 15,000 tests per day, and a goal of reaching 30,000 tests per day by June,” Lynn Sutfin, a spokeswoman for the Michigan Health Department, said in a statement to ABC News. “Over the past week, we have averaged around 17,000 tests per day.”Whitmer, a Democrat who’s spoken to Joe Biden’s campaign about potentially becoming his running mate, has fended of criticism from groups of protestors, hundreds of whom — many armed — stormed the Capitol in Lansing during an April 30 rally.Some barbers and hairstylists on Wednesday staged a rally where they cut people’s hair despite current orders from the governor, who’s said repeatedly any plan to reopen her state’s economy would have to be balanced with the best-available health data.“While I respect people’s right to dissent,” she said last week on “The View,” “they need to do it in a way that is responsible and does not put others at risk.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reservedlast_img read more

Rent relief hinges on dwindling goodwill

first_img Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Sen. Brian Kavanagh and RSA President Joe Strasburg (Getty, Strasburg via Jeffersons Siegel)Sometime this month, New York landlords and tenants will gain access to $2.3 billion in federal aid allocated by the state.The catch: They’ll have to work together to get it.In a year that’s pushed the cat-dog dichotomy of the landlord-tenant relationship to extremes, cooperation could be elusive.The law allows either party to start an application for relief. But for money to be doled out, tenants must request funds that will go directly to the landlord and the landlord must, in turn, accept them. Both have reasons not to do their part.Romeo Budhoo, a Schenectady landlord just featured in a stunning Washington Post story on the acrimony resulting from a year of unpaid rent, doubts his tenants, protected by an eviction moratorium at least through August, will bother to apply.ADVERTISEMENT“They’re telling themselves, ‘Why should we go and do all these things and hustle to apply when nobody can put us out of our apartment?’” Budhoo said in a phone interview.Read moreLandlords turn down federal reliefLandlords hail aid bill as end of “cancel rent”Rent relief failing to reach New Yorkers Full Name* Tags Budhoo’s pessimism comes from experience: Alfonzo Hill, the tenant in the Washington Post feature, didn’t participate in last summer’s relief program. Hill didn’t reply to a request for comment.Sen. Brian Kavanagh, who chairs the Senate Housing Committee, said this program has much more going for it — up to 12 months of back rent and three months of future rent. Last year’s paid the difference between 30 percent of a tenant’s income and the rent due. He expects the new offer will draw both parties.“Tenants and landlords don’t have to hold hands and have warm feelings for each other to participate,” said Kavanagh.But the tenant-landlord stand-off goes both ways. Even if renters sign up for relief, landlords who accept it can’t evict a paying tenant for a year — and could likewise be stuck with a nonpaying tenant because of an extended moratorium or housing court delays.Still, landlord lobbyist Joe Strasburg believes owners are desperate enough to take that chance.“Our guys are small property owners who haven’t been paid rent since March,” said Strasburg, the president of the Rent Stabilization Association. “They’ll take the money knowing full well that if the tenant decides to game the system for the next year, they’re stuck.”Tenant lawyers warn that the more likely outcome is landlords, embittered by tenants living rent-free, won’t accept out of spite.“There are some landlords,” said the Legal Aid Society’s Ellen Davidson, “that are so angry at their tenants who have struggled during this time that they want to see them homeless. And so they won’t accept the money for them, because it’s not about the money for them.”Budhoo says he’s not in that camp. With $13,000 in unpaid property taxes and the threat of foreclosure on his rentals and his own home creeping closer, he said he is more than willing to cooperate with his tenants to get relief.“At least,” he said, “I’ll try.”Contact Suzannah Cavanaugh Share via Shortlink Message* Email Address* Commercial Real EstateEvictionsPoliticsrent stabilization associationlast_img read more