Dana will be sold at £1.9bn, market says

first_img whatsapp KCS-content by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepedia INVESTORS and analysts said it was “game over” for Dana Petroleum last night after the state-owned Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) stuck with its £1.9bn takeover offer.KNOC called Dana’s bluff a day after the Aberdeen-based exploration company put out a defence document arguing for a much higher offer. Dana, led by pugnacious chief executive Tom Cross, had put the case for a bid of between £22.70 and £24.65 per share based on an independent valuation of its pipeline projects.But KNOC yesterday refused to raise its £18 per share approach. Emboldened by the absence of a counter-bidder, the Far Eastern sovereign firm gave shareholders until 23 September to accept its offer. It added: “KNOC does not require the support of the board of Dana to proceed with this transaction.”Dana shares fell 1.3 per cent to £17.85 as the market assumed a done deal at £18 per share. Investors, some of whom have been irked by Cross’ dogged refusal to engage with KNOC, said the Koreans were close to victory.One told City A.M.: “If 31 per cent of the shares are in the hands of arbs [hedge funds] and they tender their stock – which we intend to do too – it’ll quickly be more than 51 per cent and it’s game over for Dana.”Keith Morris at Evolution Securities said the market’s reaction pointed to a successful hostile buyout but suggested Cross would fight to the end. “He won’t give up easily,” Morris said. Share Dana will be sold at £1.9bn, market says center_img Thursday 9 September 2010 8:32 pm Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.com‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Interest rates frozen again

first_img The Bank of England has frozen UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5 per cent for the 19th consecutive month.The Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) decision had been expected, despite calls from one member to raise rates to combat high inflation.Andrew Sentence is the only MPC member to call for a raising of interest rates.The Bank also said it would not be expanding its £200bn quantitative easing (QE) programme. Interest rates frozen again by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan Times Read This Next’Kevin Can F**k Himself’: Here’s Why Only Allison and Patty Are SeenThe Wrap20 Stars Who’ve Posted Nude Selfies, From Lizzo to John Legend (Photos)The Wrap’Batwoman’: Wallis Day on Circe’s ‘Deranged’ Warpath and the Key to SavingThe Wrap’Godzilla vs Kong’ Reaches $100 Million in US After Grossing $250,000 inThe WrapJoin a Conversation on ‘Cancel Culture in Comedy’ with Maz Jobrani, SkyeThe WrapAnya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Fiennes Join Searchlight’s Dark Comedy ‘The Menu’The WrapAfter ‘Black Widow,’ Kevin Feige Leaves Open the Possibility of OtherThe Wrap’Pose’ Creator Steven Canals on Life After His Groundbreaking Show: ‘I’mThe Wrap’The Boys’ Star Aya Cash Took Inspiration From YouTube, TikTok and SteveThe Wrap Share John Dunne center_img Thursday 7 October 2010 7:44 am whatsapp whatsapp Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼last_img read more

Coca-Cola offers $4.5bn in debt

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL Share More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com Coca-Cola Co hit the market yesterday with its largest ever debt offering of $4.5bn, including a three-year tranche at one of the lowest interest rates ever in the high grade corporate bond market. The offering comes as the soft drink company aims to take advantage of low rates. Coke is offering to buy back a range of debt securities in a tender offer, including three-year notes at a coupon of 0.75 percent, which tied it with the deal obtained last month by Wal-Mart . center_img whatsapp Friday 5 November 2010 12:29 am Coca-Cola offers $4.5bn in debt by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCutethedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterBeach RaiderSee The Woman Bradley Walsh Is Dating At 61Beach Raider KCS-content last_img read more

Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) Q32014 Interim Report

first_imgGuinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Guinness Nigeria plc (GUINNE.ng)  2014 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileGuinness Nigeria brews beer in Nigeria and packages and markets a range of international spirits, beers and ready-to-drink beverages. Well-known brands in its product range include Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, Guinness Extra Smooth, Malta Guinness and Harp Lager Beer. Brands in its Spirits range include Smirnoff and Gordon’s; brands in it beer range include Guinness, Harp, Dubic and Satzenbrau; and brands in its ready-to-drink range include Orijin and Malta Guinness. Guinness Stout was first exported to Sierra Leone in 1827 and became very popular across West Africa. Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria was chosen in 1963 as the first location outside the British Isles to brew the iconic dark beer. Riding on the back of steady growth in markets for Guinness Stout and Harp Lager, Guinness Nigeria Plc now has 5 brewing plants in the country. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Guinness Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Corne Krige elbow on Martin Johnson

first_imgWednesday Feb 28, 2007 Corne Krige elbow on Martin Johnson As all English fans out there will remember, this was the infamous test where Krige got cited afterwards for a number of dirty incidents. In one crazy ruck, he even swung a punch that knocked out his own teamate Andre Pretorious!ADVERTISEMENTDon’t get me wrong, we have great respect for Krige. He’s a legendary Springbok captain who always led from the front with his courageous never say die attitude, and off the field he’s a true gentleman.But, he did lose the plot at times, and actually ended his Super 12 career with suspension after inexplicably head butting a Chiefs player.He was strangled and pulled down from the maul by Johnson in this incident, so you can understand the provocation, but it’s fair to say that this Test was one that he’d rather erase from the history books if it were possible.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXePp3VPIMU Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyMen, Try This Tonight – You’ll Never Need the Blue Pill Again!Smart Life ReportsThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

The Wallabies crush the Barbarians in Sydney

first_imgSunday Jun 7, 2009 The Wallabies crush the Barbarians in Sydney The Wallabies began their international season on a high note after they convincingly beat a star studded Barbarians team 55-7 in Sydney on Saturday.The home side raced off into a commanding lead early on with three tries, before the Barbarians Iain Balshaw scored just before half-time.The Wallabies hit their stride in the second half though, adding a further five tries, making the result emphatically one sided.Stirling Mortlock had a fascinating duel with Sonny Bill Williams all match, as it was Williams first international Rugby Union match. Mortlock generally had the better of him, but Williams showed moments of brilliance, and well see him again at this level in the future no doubt.Matt Giteau showed his class as usual, contributing 16 points and a fantastic solo effort of his own, dummying twice before crossing the line.The Barbarians, despite having a fantastic side on paper, perhaps suffered from the fatigue of travel, and too many nights out during the week, as they were blown away by the powerful looking Aussie outfit.“We couldnt have hoped for a better hit-out than that,” said Australia captain Stirling Mortlock. “I thought our intent was obvious from the first 15 minutes and we kept up the tempo in a high-speed game.” Time: 07:26 ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. Crusaders player ratings vs Rebels | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Which Crusaders stood out in their 26-point win over the Rebels in the final round of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman? Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. The Wallabies crush the Barbarians in Sydney | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. Username * Password * Email * Password Repeat * Please send me news, information and special offers from RugbyDump By clicking register you agree to our Privacy Policylast_img read more

Blood Sweat & Charity: The Ultimate Charity Challenge Handbook

first_img 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. Blood Sweat & Charity: The Ultimate Charity Challenge Handbook Howard Lake | 22 November 2007 | News  11 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Coaching agency launches with former CIoF Chair as cofounder

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Coaching agency launches with former CIoF Chair as cofounder About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Melanie May | 22 February 2021 | News  216 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img A new executive coaching, mentoring and facilitation agency formally launched last week, co-founded by former Chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, Richard Taylor.KiKu Coaching’s first official engagement is as part of the wellbeing offering at Ascend Media’s Women in Finance Online Festival, which runs this week, from 23-25 February.The new agency will offer free coaching sessions at the three-day event, which brings together female professionals who are redefining the global finance industry, featuring speakers such as Joanna Place, COO of The Bank of England and Julie Page, CEO of AON.KiKu Coaching has three founders – Taylor, Alex Hodge, and Susie Boyle. They met while completing their ILM Level 7 coaching qualifications, and can draw on multi-sector expertise, from fundraising to finance, media to legal, healthcare to hospitality. Hodge, Taylor and Boyle have spent the last year refining and developing the agency’s proposition, researching the needs of the market against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and the shifting challenges faced by professionals of all levels in all business sectors.A marketing-research specialist, Hodge spent eight years as director of Simpson Carpenter, where she worked across a range of sectors, including automotive, technology, media, fashion, healthcare and consumer goods.Taylor is a fundraising, marketing and retail specialist with more than 25 years of experience, including executive roles at Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support. As well as being Chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, he has served as a trustee of the Tony Elischer Foundation.A registered nurse, Boyle’s career in the NHS culminated with a position as head of nursing for emergency and site services at a London hospital, followed by general manager for emergency and ambulatory care in Dorset. During this time, she completed an MSc in Advanced Practice (Leadership), while advising the NHS on leadership and culture. Boyle also serves as an expert witness for clinical-negligence cases and trains other experts in the medico-legal process and has experience in consulting with Sea Salt Learning and Julian Stodd.Susie Boyle said:“KiKu is a single word that, in Japanese, means ‘to listen, to ask, to hear’ — and that encapsulates our values and actions. Over the last year, we’ve done a lot of listening, asking and hearing, and that has shown us clearly that there’s a gap in the provision of human-centred coaching. We aim to help professionals discover their own voice — not their company’s — which makes for more courageous, creative and productive employees.”Richard Taylor added: Advertisement Tagged with: mentoring “There has never been a more pressing time for people in organisations to be given support to manage challenges. Good leaders recognise that brilliance is buried within an organisation — it seldom sits at the top. This is probably the simplest but most powerful argument for coaching. It takes time to build the trust required to do transformative lifelong work that results in better self-awareness. We want to be known as the agency who can deliver that.”Main image: L-R Susie Boyle, Alex Hodge, and Richard Taylorlast_img read more

From Ferguson to Philly: Cops and Klan go hand in hand

first_imgMore than 300 Philadelphia police have been exposed as strident racists, based on social media posts revealed by Plain View Project, which examined thousands of posts across Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. Across the U.S., the project identified problematic postings by about 2,900 current and 600 retired officers.The Black community newspaper Philadelphia Tribune reported June 6: “In Philadelphia, law officers referred to minorities as animals, cheered vigilante justice and shared pictures that were anti-Islam.  In other posts, officers appeared to joke about raping and beating women. Officers apparently frequently referred to Black people as ‘animals’ and said they ‘should be taken out back and put down’ or locked in cages. Officers appeared to advocate shooting suspects on sight and using cars to drive over protesters. Some officers also appeared to praise white supremacists.” Police Commissioner Richard Ross alluded to the scandal in an address to Police Academy graduates earlier this month. He asked officers to try not to “embarrass” or “upset” the “brand” that the police force intends to foster. Notably, he did not decry racism, sexism, homo- and transphobia. In a June 1 interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, Ross reiterated his “dismay” that the officers were not doing a good job of “representing” the department.PVP founder Emily Baker-White said they found “posts that seemed to endorse violence by officers or members of the public, posts that appeared to show bias against minority groups, and dehumanizing language that referred to protesters or people of color as ‘animals’ or ‘savages.’” (Washington Post, June 4)The president of the Fraternal Order of Police, John McNesby, cast suspicion on “who is watching or policing those who target law enforcement” and said he stands by all officers on the Philadelphia Police force. While claiming he condemns racism and violence “in any form,” McNesby himself referred to Black activists as a “pack of rabid animals” at a public “Back the Blue” pro-police rally in 2017. (AtlantaBlackStar, Sept. 7, 2017)The violent and bigoted social media posts from eight different jurisdictions, including Philadelphia, St. Louis and Dallas, can be found at plainviewproject.org. Many confirmed that Philadelphia police fantasize about murdering the people they arrest, some calling for suspects to be summarily executed by “firing squad,” others lamenting that they didn’t have a chance to kill suspects themselves.“Too bad this MF didn’t resist and meet a very violent and painful demise. Would have saved the taxpayers a LOT of money,” a York, Pa., officer wrote. The Washington Post reported: “‘Hope one of these kids get shot in the face,’ said a Philadelphia cop.”Another meme shared by officers depicted a police dog baring its teeth with the text: “I hope you run — he likes fast food.” PVP draws attention to the proliferation of Islamophobic content, including the image of a Grim Reaper that appears to be shouting, “Death to Islam.”A Phoenix, Pa., officer posted: “It’s a good day for a chokehold,” a clear reference to the New York Police Department’s murder of Eric Garner. (BuzzFeed, June 1)Long history of systemic brutalityAs shocking as these posts are, they should come as no surprise. At least 139 of the 330 officers listed had previously been named in federal lawsuits involving police brutality.  Several named in the study had been targets of multiple misconduct probes. (billypenn.com, June 7) In August 1979 the Justice Department filed an unprecedented civil suit against the city of Philadelphia, then Mayor Frank Rizzo, and 18 top city and police officials for condoning systemic police brutality.  The complaint stated that the use of excessive force by Philadelphia police especially directed against Black and Latinx people “shocks the conscience.”In 2011 the city settled a federal civil rights lawsuit from a group of Black officers that Domelights.com, a website geared to cops and run by a Philadelphia police sergeant, was “infested with racist, white supremacist and anti-African-American content.”  In September 2016, this reporter witnessed and photographed police sporting “Thin Blue Line” flags — the kind waved by white-supremacists later in Charlottesville, Va. Last year, a police officer posted a picture of himself in blackface on social media. A Philly cop named Ian Hans Lichterman sports a Nazi tattoo reading “Fatherland” on his forearm. All these officers are, at the time of this reporting, still on the force and have been cleared by the same internal review process that the new batch of racist cops now face.Commissioner Ross has put 10 of the named officers on desk duty and promised to begin implementation of anti-racist/anti-bias training for all police personnel.  On desk duty or still in the field, the officers named in the Plain View Project report continue to receive full pay and benefits. They continue to interact with the public. The PPD also has a history of promoting, not firing, police officers charged with bias.  Ross announced June 6 that the department would bring in an outside, unnamed law firm to assist with the department’s own investigation of the thousands of social media posts. This costly measure not only duplicates the work already done by the lawyers working with the Plain View Project, it also provides a convenient cover for the department to delay any action in hopes that public concern will once again blow over. The city of Philadelphia is always strapped for cash when it comes to funding public schools or keeping libraries open, but when it comes to settling lawsuits that result from police brutality, money is no problem.  Between 2013 and 2017 Philadelphia paid over $50 million to settle lawsuits filed against police officers, most of whom remain on the force.Activists in Philadelphia are demanding the officers, who make up a sizeable portion of the 7,000-strong police force, be fired. District Attorney Larry Krasner suggested he would not call these officers as witnesses at criminal trials on account of their violently bigoted posts. Krasner maintains a “do not call” list of police personnel who should not be called to testify due to confirmed instances of misconduct, but so far has not called for any cop in the city to be dismissed. It is impossible to imagine a police force in the U.S. that is not militantly racist, sexist, anti-immigrant, anti-LGBTQ–bigoted and transphobic. It is equally impossible to imagine any kind of white-supremacist or alt-right rally in this country being able to march through our streets without the protection of these police forces. We must say it louder than ever: “The cops and the Klan go hand in hand!”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Two Mozambican journalists freed after being held for months

first_img News CAICC – Centro de Apoio a Informação e Comunicação Comunitária. (Youtube) MozambiqueAfrica Protecting journalists Freedom of expression News November 27, 2020 Find out more MozambiqueAfrica Protecting journalists Freedom of expression Organisation July 3, 2020 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved by the release of two journalists who were held for months for covering an Islamist insurrection in Cabo Delgado province, in northeastern Mozambique, but calls for the withdrawal of the spurious charges brought against them. The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa April 23, 2019 Two Mozambican journalists freed after being held for months Amade Abubacar and Germano Daniela Adriano, who work for local radio and TV station Nacedje in the town of Macomia, were released today but are charged with “spreading messages damaging to the Mozambican Armed Forces.”Abubacar was arrested on 5 January while interviewing families fleeing violence by the Islamist armed group that is operating in the province. Adriano was arrested a few weeks later. No formal charges were brought against them until 16 April, which was after the 90-day limit on preventive detention in Abubacar’s case.“The release of these two journalists is a relief, but it would be premature to express satisfaction because they are still facing prosecution,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk.“These trumped-up charges must be abandoned without delay, as should the policy of intimidating journalists who try to cover the Islamist insurrection in northeastern Mozambique. It is unacceptable for the authorities to turn part of the country into a news and information ‘black hole’ just months ahead of a general election.”News clampdownEstacio Valoi, an investigative reporter for the daily Zambeze, was arrested and held for two days last December while doing a report in Cabo Delgado province on the insurrection’s impact on the lives of the local population.A journalist in the capital told RSF: “We have a lot of difficulty in accessing this region, even with a press card, and the authorities refuse to provide information. The latest official bulletin was back in October but we continue to hear about new violence almost every day.”The clampdown has not spared international media. Several foreign outlets that want to visit the regions experiencing violence have waited for weeks after requesting permission. According to Human Rights Watch, a BBC crew was refused accreditation in June 2018 because the Mozambican authorities thought the story was “embarrassing.”Mozambique is ranked 103rd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index, four places lower than in 2018 and ten places lower than in 2017.center_img News Receive email alerts Mozambique: Case of missing Mozambican journalist referred to UN Follow the news on Mozambique Help by sharing this information April 28, 2020 Find out more Joint letter to Mozambique’s president about journalist’s disappearance Reports to go further RSF_en last_img read more