Gag order on Ugandan media

first_img On 5 May 2016, Jim Muhwezi, former Major general of the Army and current Information minister issued a gag order preventing live coverage of the opposition’s “defiance” campaign spearheaded by the party of Kizza Besigye. This order follows a ruling of the deputy chief Justice from April, 29 declaring all opposition protests illegal. In its release, the Information Minister said “Any media house that continues offering live coverage of the so-called defiance campaign risk having its broadcasting licence revoked”. He added ” The ban may extend to social media if it is used as an alternative tool for propagating defiance campaign”. “This is a scandalous clamp down on information freedom that only adds to the difficulties journalists have been facing since before the presidential elections, says Reporters Without Borders. We urge the authorities to lift this illegal gag order immediately”. The gag order has been issued a few days before the planned swearing in ceremony of President Yoweri Museweni, who will start his 30th year in the presidential seat, after being elected in February following an election the European Union said lacked transparency. The opponent Kizza Besygie had rejected the result of the February elections and had since then been placed under house arrest. Reporters trying to cover the conditions of his incarceration have been systematically harassed by the Ugandan police guarding Besigye’s residence. Uganda is ranked 102nd out of 180 countries in the 2016 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. March 12, 2021 Find out more UgandaAfrica Condemning abuses Judicial harassment UgandaAfrica Condemning abuses Judicial harassment Follow the news on Uganda Uganda urged to free two journalist held since last week on libel charges Receive email alerts Uganda blocks social media and messaging apps, isolating election Ugandan president threatens to “bankrupt” leading daily RSF_en Help by sharing this information Minister of Information Jim Muhwezi Organisation June 4, 2021 Find out more News Related documents gag1.pdfPDF – 1.08 MBgag2.pdfPDF – 491.98 KB News News to go further May 6, 2016 Gag order on Ugandan media News January 13, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is very preoccupied by the gag order imposed on Ugandan media, forbidding them to report on the “defiance” campaign put in place by the opposition. It asks the authorities to immediately lift this ban, which reflects poorly on the current regime. last_img read more

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Heroes launched to Irish market

first_imgNewsHeroes launched to Irish marketBy admin – September 24, 2010 675 Advertisement Print Linkedin Previous articleEasy teatime dishesNext articleSkills training programme for unemployed admin WhatsAppcenter_img AS AN international “thank you” to the Irish consumers of Santa Rita wines, the ever popular Chilean wine producer has launched a new, limited edition range of wines customised for the Irish Independent Off Licence market. With the Irish market accounting for some 220,000 cases of wine from the Santa Rita winery last year, Carlos Gatica, chief winemaker for the Santa Rita 120 range notes the importance of Ireland to their export trade. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “When we produce our wines for export, Ireland and the USA are our biggest markets. Between those two countries over half of our export cases are accounted for. Heroes is our way of saying thank you. We are introducing this limited edition wine, that is a premium product, at a very reasonable price point. It is important that we give something back and I think the Heroes range does that.”The ‘Héroes’ range consists of a 2009 Malbec from Valle de Maipo and a 2009 Unoaked Chardonnay from Casablanca Valley. The collection has been created by the Santa Rita 120 winemaker Carlos Gatica in honour of Chile’s Bicentenary (1810 – 2010) of the fight for Chilean independence.Both wines have a distinctive black label and perfectly represent Santa Rita’s dedication to excellence, innovation and international reputation for producing inspiring wines.“Santa Rita Héroes 2009 Unoaked Chardonnay shows a golden colour with green hues. Aromas of tropical fruit, pineapple, banana and pear combined with fresh citrus notes, balanced acidity and white peach notes, give a long and persistent finish. It is an excellent accompaniment to casseroles, salads, shellfish, fish, cheese and white meats.“Santa Rita Héroes 2009 Malbec presents a violet-red colour and aromas of red and black fruits, berries, spices and Cedar. It has a smooth and well rounded finish in the mouth and is an excellent accompaniment to roasts, red meat, grilled vegetables and hard cheeses.”The ‘Héroes’ wine range also highlights the  ‘Santa Rita 120 Local Hero campaign’ which asks the public to nominate someone who, in their eyes, is a true local hero. The winner will receive €10,000 to spend on their nominated piece of community activity, as well as a trip of a lifetime for two to Chile, the home of Santa Rita wine. Their nominator will also receive a trip for two to Chile.So if you know someone who deserves recognition for the work they do in your local community, simply pick up a nomination form in your local pub or off-licence or log onto facebook.com/santarita120. The Santa Rita ‘Héroes’ range will be available in independent off licences from next month priced at €9.99. Next week fft will have an in-depth exclusive interview with Carlos Gatica of Santa Rita 120. Twitter Facebook Emaillast_img read more

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Gauging Defaults and Delinquencies

first_img Related Articles Gauging Defaults and Delinquencies Black Knight First Look Delinquency Rate Delinquent Mortgage Loans foreclosure rate 2019-01-23 Krista Franks Brock Share Save in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Market Studies, News  Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Krista Franks Brock is a professional writer and editor who has covered the mortgage banking and default servicing sectors since 2011. Previously, she served as managing editor of DS News and Southern Distinction, a regional lifestyle publication. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including Consumers Digest, Dallas Style and Design, DS News and DSNews.com, MReport and theMReport.com. She holds degrees in journalism and art from the University of Georgia. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Mortgage delinquencies hit a year-end record low at the end of 2018 while the national foreclosure rate was the lowest rate recorded at year-end since 2005, according to Black Knight’s “First Look,” a precursor to its Mortgage Market Monitor, which will be released in early February.In December 3.9 percent of mortgages in the United States were delinquent—at least 30 days past due but not in foreclosure yet. Although this is up 4.71 percent from the month earlier, it is down a significant 17.55 percent from a year ago.The national foreclosure rate was a slight 0.52 percent in December. Like the delinquency rate this was higher than last month but lower than a year earlier. The foreclosure rate rose 1.19 percent over the month but had fallen 19.23 percent over the year in December.In total, 46,300 properties went into foreclosure over the month of December, up 2.43 percent from November and up 4.04 percent from the previous December.Black Knight attributed the uptick in foreclosure starts over the year in December to “suppressed foreclosure start volumes in late 2017 due to hurricane-related moratoriums.”The states with the greatest percentage of non-current loans, which includes both delinquent loans and those in the foreclosure process, were Mississippi (10.09 percent), Louisiana (8.13 percent), Alabama (6.95 percent), West Virginia (6.69 percent), and Arkansas (6.29 percent). Despite ranking highest for non-current loans, all of these states experienced declines in non-current loan rates over the year in December, and they remain below their previous peaks, according to Black Knight’s data.The states with the smallest percentage of non-current mortgage loans were North Dakota (2.46 percent), Idaho (2.32 percent), Washington (2.28 percent), Oregon (2.12 percent), and Colorado (1.90 percent).Florida experienced the greatest decline in non-current loans over the six-month period ending in December with a 12.37 percent decline. Florida’s non-current loan rate now stands at 4.94 percent, which is less than one-fifth its peak of 25.23 percent reached in January 2010.Following Florida in terms of declining non-current loan rates were Wyoming, Tennessee, Alaska, and Utah.The greatest increases in the percentage of non-current loans took place in the District of Columbia (20.96 percent), Nebraska (20.38 percent), Illinois (18.52 percent), Arkansas (11.15 percent), and North Carolina (10.53 percent). Despite these double-digit increases in non-current loans over the second half of 2018, the non-current loan rates in all of these states remain well below their former peaks reached between 2010 and 2012.Black Knight also noted that prepayments held steady at their 10-year low reached in November. Previous: Affordable Homes: What’s That? Next: Statute of Limitations: The Gift that Keeps on Giving The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Gauging Defaults and Delinquenciescenter_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Krista Franks Brock The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago January 23, 2019 1,733 Views Tagged with: Black Knight First Look Delinquency Rate Delinquent Mortgage Loans foreclosure rate Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Subscribe Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agolast_img read more

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Robinson expected to attend Stormont talks despite weekend hospitalisation

first_img Facebook Pinterest Twitter Robinson expected to attend Stormont talks despite weekend hospitalisation Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Homepage BannerNews 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleDublin push past Kerry to win second All Ireland title in three yearsNext articleMcLaughlin & Ireland end qualifiers with Russian defeat admin center_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North By admin – September 20, 2015 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Northern Ireland’s former first minister Peter Robinson is expected to be discharged from hospital tonight.The Democratic Unionist Party leader was admitted after suffering a reaction to prescribed medication.A party colleague says he thinks Mr Robinson will be fit to go to cross party talks tomorrow, aimed at saving the power-sharing institutions at Stormont. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more

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Clarity on abortion services at LUH needed

first_img Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic DL Debate – 24/05/21 Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Previous articleHarps Board Meeting ‘Constructive’ and ‘Positive’Next articleEdmonds swaps ‘The Banker’ for ‘The Jungle’! News Highland Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – November 13, 2018 Clarity on abortion services at LUH needed Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Its been claimed doctors at Letterkenny University Hospital have said they will not offer termination of pregnancy services.During an Oireachtas Select Committee on Health it emerged doctors at hospitals in Kilkenny, Letterkenny and Cavan have indicated they will refuse to perform abortions.Speaking on the Nine til Noon Show today, Deputy Peadar Tóibín says doctors at the hospitals have taken the stance as they believe not enough support facilities are in place:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/toibin5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

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My resources

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. My resourcesOn 25 Feb 2003 in Personnel Today By Bill Dykes HR director, Select AppointmentsPublications To keep me up to date the following are essential, IDS Brief ET Case Reportsand Annual Employment Law Review, REC Report on Jobs (monthly), Personnel Todayand People Management Books To keep things in perspective, Being Happy by Andrew Matthews, Winnie thePooh on Management by Roger E Allen, Why Men Don’t Listen and Women Can’t ReadMaps by Allan Pease and Eden Close by Anita Shreve TV To keep current, I watch BBC1’s Ten o’clock news, BBC2’s Newsnight andChannel 4 News. To see some excellent dos and don’ts of people management,ER/Frasier/West Wing and Star Trek Voyager Radio To relax, I listen to 5 Live, Radio 4 PM, Jazz FM and Dead Ringers Advertisements I never read them Internet Essential click-ons for me are: DTI website www.rec.uk.comwww.ipd.co.ukwww.select.co.uk Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

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IS IT TRUE AUGUST 1, 2016

first_imgIS IT TRUE it looks like our “INDY MOLES” came through when they informed us that State Auditor and Evansville native Suzanne Crouch would be selected as Eric Holcomb running mate?  …we must admit that it felt good that this “fledgling blog” upstaged the local main stream media about a week before her selection was make public?IS IT TRUE the appointment of Evansville native and State Auditor as Eric Holcomb really has local Democratic party officials worried?  …people are saying by Suzanne Crouch being Eric Holcomb running mate has enhance Vanderburgh County chances of going Republican by a large percentage?  …It’s legend so goes Vanderburgh County so go the State?  …all we can say this is a major developing political story?IS IT TRUE  Rep. Larry Bucshon has a problem with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump?  … last week Rep. Larry Bucshon stated he is going to vote for Donald Trump because he’s a Republican is almost laughtful? …Rep. .Bucshon stated that has some serious disagreements with some of the statements that Trump has made in the past. …we are hearing maybe Mr. Trump is also having problems with a few statements that Mr. Bucshon has made in the past?IS IT TRUE we are hearing that several Evansville City Council members are biting at the bit on how to spend future “Riverboat Revenue” once the casino comes on land?  …we hope that our elected officials will realized that Tropicana has a local gaming competitor called ELLIS PARK located in Henderson, Ky. and they also have several regional (100 to 200 mile radius) gaming establishments to compete with?IS IT TRUE conventional wisdom suggests when Tropicana goes on land the overall gross revenue will be increased only in the short term?  … we have been  told that City Council shouldn’t expect that much of a long term financial growth in Evansville once the Riverboat expansion is complete?IS IT TRUE we are hearing the city administration has already received an advancement of $12.5  million dollars from Tropicana for this budget year to pay current bills?  …we are hearing that our tax and spend  Mayor is already planning to spend the majority of the projected income from Tropicana for 2017?  …in a positive light we are pleased to hear that 3rd Ward City Councilwoman Anna Hargis, CPA said “she would like the lease advancement money to go toward long-term investments”?  …we would like for Hargis to push to increase the balance of Evansville “RAINEY DAY FUND”?IS IT TRUE its time that our local elected officials stop relying on money generated from Tropicana as their own political patronage slush fund?  …it’s also time that our elected officials to stop dogging Tropicana to give them advanced on projected revenue to off set their bad spending habits?FOOTNOTE: Todays READERS POLL question is:  Do You feel its time for Anna Hargis CPA to speak out on budget shortfalls?Please take time and read our newest feature articles entitled “HOT JOBS” and “LOCAL SPORTS” posted in our sections.If you would like to advertise in the CCO please contact us City-County [email protected] County Observer has been serving our community for 15 years.Copyright 2015 City County Observer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribute.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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Caked nappies

first_imgWhat’s the most unappetising ingredient you could possibly imagine for a cake? Take a straw poll and you’ll end up with a pretty long list before you get to babies’ nappies. As unlikely an invention as it seems, the Nappy Cake is a genuine product that’s available from internet retailer [http://www.baby-cakes.co.uk]. “Each cake is ’freshly baked’ to order, and carefully handfinished,” says the website. We wish we could have witnessed how this particular business venture would have fared in the Dragons’ Den. However, one thing is in its favour: it’s perfect for baby showers…last_img read more

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Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Announce New Album, Listen To The Rockin’ Debut Single [Premiere]

first_imgFunky reggae artists Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad have just announced a brand new album release! Titled Make It Better, the Rochester, NY-based group has put together one of their finest releases yet. The new album is due out on September 16th, and sees the Dub Squad taking a new approach to writing music, working economically with busy schedules yet delivering songs with an absolute purpose. The band really does want to Make It Better, and they’re doing so with great music and positive energy.Singer/bassist James Searl spoke about the new album, saying “There is a lot of intention in this release. We had a purpose to prove to ourselves recording this album. We wanted to know that we could put our heads down and do good work fast. It was a great release artistically. It uniquely sounds the most progressive of anything we have ever done while also sounding the most like our first album.”To get you in the mood for this new album, we’re honored to premiere the first single “Live And Travel.” Written by guitarist/vocalist Dylan Savage, the song focuses on “a person’s long journey making their way home to be with loved ones. It’s a love song not only for family and those close to us, but for the nature and beauty that surrounds us everyday.”Listen to the new GPGDS single, “Live And Travel,” below!Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad will release Make It Better on September 16th on Rootfire Cooperative, and you can find pre-orders here! The band will be touring throughout the summer and fall, including an album release party on September 10th in their hometown of Rochester, NY. The full Make It Better tour schedule can be seen below, and you can find out more about the band on their official website.Make It Better Tour DatesAug 18: Richmond, VA – The BroadberryAug 19: Asheville, NC – New Mountain TheaterAug 20: Elkins, WV – Camp BarefootAug 21: Cincinnati, OH – Woodward TheaterSep 4: Salisbury, MA – SurfSide Salisbury BeachSep 10: Rochester, NY – AnthologySep 16: Hammonton, NJ – Camp Jam in the PinesOct 4: Cambridge (Boston), MA – Middle EastOct 5: Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory BrooklynOct 6: Washington, DC – Gypsy Sally’sOct 7: Harrisburg, PA – The Abbey Bar at ABCOct 8: Syracuse, NY – Westcott TheaterOct 12: Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live DownstairsOct 13: Albany, NY – The HollowOct 14: Ithaca, NY – The DockOct 15: Buffalo, NY – Tralf Music Hall[Photo credit: Stephen Reardon]last_img read more

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Konichiwa, Tevye! See Fiddler on the Roof Stars From Around the World

first_img Japan – Hisaya Morishige Morishige has performed Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof (known as Yane No Ue No Baiorin-hiki in Japan) over 900 times! Here he is in Tokyo in 1982. The whole video is great, but you really haven’t lived until you’ve seen 1:20. Germany – Shmuel Rodensky The late Shmuel Rodensky famously played Tevye in various productions and tours of Fiddler (known as Anatevka in Germany) throughout Europe. Wow, this Tevye should really get a side gig as a gardener—those sunflowers are huge! France – Ivan Rebroff And the winner of the International Tevye Dance Competition goes to…Ivan Rebroff in Un Violon sur le Toit! The star of the 2010 Paris production really shakes his “biddy biddy bum” in this clip. Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, Fiddler on the Roof is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Aside from eating our weight in apples and honey and doing lots of impromptu bottle dances, the Broadway.com crew is paying homage to the beloved musical all week long. We’ve collected 50 fun facts, drum corps performances and Fran the Nanny as Fruma Sarah—now, we’re highlighting our five favorite performances from Tevyes throughout the world! View Commentscenter_img Netherlands – Henk Poort Poort toured various Dutch theatres in 2008 and 2009 as Tevye in Fiddler (known as Anatevka in the Netherlands). Hey, wait a second…Is he flirting with those mamas at 1:35?! Stay tuned for more Fiddler features all week long! Mexico – Manuel Gorka The Mexican production of Fiddler on the Roof (El violinista en el Tejado) in 2013 featured Manuel Gorka, who brings an operatic flair to the shtetl of Anatevka.last_img read more

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