Sasini Limited (SASN.ke) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgSasini Limited (SASN.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about Sasini Limited (SASN.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sasini Limited (SASN.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sasini Limited (SASN.ke)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileSasini Limited grows tea and coffee in Kenya and produces, stores and markets bulk tea and coffee for domestic consumption and export to Africa sub-regions. Through wholly-owned subsidiaries, Sasini Limited has interests in the tea, coffee, dairy, livestock, horticulture and tourism sectors in Kenya. Bulk tea produced by Sasini Limited is sold through the Mombasa auction or direct sales to export customers. Tea farms are in the Highlands West of the Rift Valley in Sotik. Bulk coffee is grown on eight independent estates in the Central Highland of Kenya and processed at its own pulping and wet processing facility. Sasini Limited has a coffee mill at Kamundu Coffee Estate which has a daily capacity to mill about 4 800 bags of clean coffee. Aristocrats Tea and Coffee is the exporting arm of Sasini Limited and exports milled coffee to international blending houses and roasters. Loose and tea bag products for the domestic market are sold under the brand names Sasini Gold, Sasini Chai and Sasini Premium. Coffee products for domestic consumption are sold under the brand name Kahawa Bamba and Sasini Instant Coffee. Sasini Limited maintains a herd of Holstein Friesian cattle and produces a range of yoghurt and pasteurised milk. Sasini Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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New charity commission takes shape

first_img The Northern Ireland Department of Social Development has outlined the probable make up of the regulatory body which will police charities in Northern Ireland in its charity review consultation document. The DSD is inviting comments on its proposals, which will lead to new legislation, up to 13th October. The Department is proposing that the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland will have an annual budget of £800,000, with a part time Chief Charity Commissioner, a deputy and 3-5 commissioners. The staff of the commission will include a chief executive and 12 staff.The commission will have three functional areas — register, investigation and support. An additional £300,000 is estimated for the start up costs of the organisation. Advertisement Howard Lake | 23 July 2006 | News Tagged with: Ireland New charity commission takes shape The new legislation is designed to bring Northern Ireland into line with Britain where charities and fundraising practice are regulated by a charity commission.center_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.  19 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

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Yours for the Asking: An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and Management

first_img  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Yours for the Asking: An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and Management 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Tagged with: Management Howard Lake | 1 May 2008 | Newslast_img read more

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Fairsharemusic launches download gift cards

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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: christmas Digital Trading Faireshare Music has launched download gift cards in time for Christmas. With gift cards, available in £5, £15 and £25 versions, can be used to purchase 16 million tracks and albums that are available on the site. Half of the profits from each track sold are donated to charities including Amnesty International, War Child, British Red Cross, WWF, Sue Ryder Care and Friends of the Earth.Lee Cannon, co-founder of Fairshare Music, said: “The giftcards are a win-win situation – you get to have a great value, feel good gift and the recipient of your gift gets something they actually want.”Fairshare Music downloads sync automatically with iTunes or Windows Media player collections of music so there is no need to download new software. Prices start at 79p per track.www.fairsharemusic.com Howard Lake | 4 December 2011 | News  56 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fairsharemusic launches download gift cardslast_img read more

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Storms have Taken a Toll on Northwest Indiana Crops

first_img Facebook Twitter SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Storms have Taken a Toll on Northwest Indiana Crops SHARE By Andy Eubank – Jul 14, 2014 Matt Hayden updateCrop Watch is brought to you by Trupointe Cooperative and Winfield Solutions – now open in Milford.Two weeks ago storms ripped through Indiana including tornados in the northwest corner that permanently damaged some corn. Matt Hayden farms in southern Lake County and he tells HAT the crops were in great shape until those storms came in and a deluge of rain in mid-June changed everything.“About the 15th of June I would have told you we were going for an excellent crop all around and that week and for about a 10 day period we had 12 inches of rain. There’s water standing where water usually never stands. We have a lot of our crops in the low ground where it’s sort of flat and if they’re not dead now they’re leaning over. After we had the big rain they reported 90 MPH winds coming through and they said a couple of tornados touched down.”The high winds took out one neighboring farmer’s entire grain system. Hayden says the result of the winds and saturated soils is not a pretty picture on almost half of the ground he farms.“Those crops aren’t looking very pretty. They’ve come back and stood up a little bit but they’re still bowed over pretty good. We finally got back and replanted some beans, about a hundred acres out of 200 acres that was drowned out last week. But the high ground looks real good.”This spring the Hayden family had a delayed start to planting because of rain, but they made good progress once the planters made it to the field on April 25th.“We started out real good,” he told HAT. “We got all of our corn out in a timely manner and had just started planting beans when we had a wet spell for a week to 10 days, but then got the beans done in a timely manner and finished up the beans Memorial Day weekend.”He has also just started wheat harvest and reports 70-80 bushel averages in the area so far.Hoosier Ag Today brings you the latest from the fields across Indiana with Crop Watch – brought to you by Trupointe Cooperative and Winfield Solutions – now open in Milford. Storms have Taken a Toll on Northwest Indiana Crops Facebook Twitter Previous articleWhy Big Ag is the Real American AgricultureNext articleCorn and Bean Condition Remain Steady Andy Eubanklast_img read more

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TCU soccer upsets sixth-ranked Texas, 1-0

first_imgFacebook Previous articleLosing streak comes to a halt with victory over Iowa StateNext articleHorned Frogs explode offensively, defeat Wildcats Nick Stephens RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Nick is a senior journalism student from Cleveland, Ohio. He covers the TCU soccer team for TCU 360. Nick is an honors student and is minoring in music. ReddIt Nick Stephenshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-stephens/ + posts Linkedin High school hoops: Paschal and FWCD fall, Arlington Heights wins road tilt High school hoops: Paschal and Arlington Heights win, struggles continue for Country Day Nick Stephens High school hoops: Arlington Heights and Country Day lose, Paschal survives Nick Stephenshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-stephens/ ReddIt TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks printYazmeen Ryan dribbles ahead against Baylor on Sept. 28, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.After a disappointing defeat at Baylor on Friday, TCU soccer’s next match against UT-Austin was labeled a “must-win” game by head coach Eric Bell.The team took him at his word and the Horned Frogs defeated the sixth-ranked Longhorns 1-0 courtesy of a late Yazmeen Ryan winner.“It was really important as we look at RPI (rating percentage index, a metric used to evaluate teams for tournament seeding) and making it into the NCAA tournament,” Bell said. “We want to have a good seeding in the Big 12 tournament and then do well enough in that to make the NCAA tournament.”Messiah Bright controls the ball against Baylor on Sept. 28, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.The Frogs started in the same flat 4-4-2 formation they played against Baylor, but the personnel was slightly altered — Yazmeen Ryan, who typically plays as a wide midfielder, started as a forward next to Messiah Bright.This new partnership almost paid immediate dividends, as Ryan found Bright with a through ball in the third minute that put Bright one-on-one with Longhorn goalkeeper Nicole Curry. Curry made a nice kick-save to deny the goal.TCU played a strong first half but was unable to break the deadlock and went to the locker room tied 0-0. The Frogs led 9-2 in shots after the first half.UT-Austin appeared sluggish for much of the game — part of that may have been the pressure applied by TCU, but their Friday night match against Oklahoma State that went to extra time likely impacted their energy as well.That same sluggishness would have been understandable for the Horned Frogs after a difficult loss Friday in Waco, but they came out firing from the opening whistle.“When we came out in the first half, we were dominating, and that’s definitely something we were looking to do — dominate, dominate, dominate,” said Ryan. “We definitely did that, so I think it set the tone for the whole game.”TCU found success all afternoon with balls over the top of the defense, as the Longhorns struggled to deal with the pace of the Frog forwards.Those struggles arose again in the 77th minute when a perfectly weighted chipped pass by Maddy Warren found Yazmeen Ryan behind the defense. Ryan chested it down and finished past the keeper for the opening goal.You can put it on the board!! #GoFrogs pic.twitter.com/9ydtDobprR— TCU Soccer (@TCUSoccer) September 30, 2018“At first I thought I played it too far when I chested it, but it was perfect,” said Ryan. “I’m just happy I got the goal.”Texas began to play more aggressively after the goal in search of an equalizer, but it wasn’t to be, and TCU held on for a 1-0 victory over the Longhorns.The loss was UT-Austin’s first of the season.“We urged the group after the game Friday night to stick together through tough times, and I think they exhibited that in a very positive way today,” said Bell.Ryan’s goal will grab the headlines, but it was a great team performance by the Frogs — particularly by two seniors in the center of the pitch, Karitas Tomasdottir and Kayla Hill.Karitas Tomasdottir plays in a cross against Baylor on Sept. 28, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.Hill was calm on the ball and linked the team together, while Tomasdottir was all over the field making important tackles and carrying the ball forward.“They’ve played a lot of minutes in a lot of big games,” said Bell. “This was another big game on their resume, and they were able to put in a very good performance against a very good team.”Home-field advantage was important for TCU both for fan support and familiarity.“We got back to the friendly confines and dimensions of this field that we like, and we were able to play the style of soccer that we wanted to,” said Bell.The victory moves TCU to 8-3-2 on the season, while UT-Austin falls to 9-1-2. The Frogs have now won four straight against the Longhorns in Fort Worth.TCU soccer returns to action on Friday at Oklahoma. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. High school hoops: FWCD falls, Paschal and Arlington Heights win nail-biters Twitter Facebook Nick Stephenshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-stephens/ Nick Stephenshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-stephens/ Yazmeen Ryan dribbles ahead against Baylor on September 28, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto. Twitter Linkedin Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

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GSEs Finish Credit Risk Sharing for 2015 on a Strong Note

first_img Previous: SingleSource Property Solutions Merges With iMortgage Services Next: Seasonal Slowdown Keeps Homes at an Affordable Level The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago GSEs Finish Credit Risk Sharing for 2015 on a Strong Note Tagged with: CIRT Credit Insurance Risk Transfer Credit Risk Sharing Fannie Mae Freddie Mac December 21, 2015 1,405 Views Sign up for DS News Daily With no end to the FHFA’s conservatorships of the GSEs in sight after more than seven years, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are both heavily engaged in transferring credit risk on single-family mortgage loans to the private sector in order to remove some of the risk for taxpayers.Both GSEs have announced the completion of their final risk transaction of 2015 as of late last week, and the FHFA said last week in the GSEs’ scorecard for 2016 that the Enterprises plan to transfer credit risk on at least 90 percent of the unpaid principal balance (UPB) of newly-acquired single-family mortgages in loan categories targeted for risk transfer.Fannie Mae’s final credit risk transfer deal of 2015, known as CIRT 2015-6 (Credit Insurance Risk Transfer), is unique from previous CIRT transactions because the loan pool covered includes 5/1, 7/1 and 10/1 fixed period adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs), which allows Fannie Mae to offer a new investment opportunity to reinsurers. Through six CIRT transactions since the program’s inception in 2014, Fannie Mae has acquired more than $1.2 billion of coverage on more than $46 billion of loans. More than $1 billion of that CIRT insurance acquired by Fannie Mae on more than $40 billion in loans has occurred in 2015.“Fannie Mae remains focused on advancing and driving strong interest and results for our credit risk transfer programs that help shift risk away from the company and to holders of private capital, reduce taxpayer risk and help create a safer, stronger housing finance system,” said Rob Schaefer, VP for credit enhancement strategy & management. “With our final CIRT deal of 2015, we continued to find ways to interest reinsurers with access to varied loan collateral by introducing ARM loans to our transactions. Insurers and reinsurers tell us that they value our commitment to engage their industry through our CIRT program, and the unique, customized risk opportunities that CIRT can offer, helping insurers and reinsurers to expand their risk portfolio.”CIRT 2015-6 became effective on November 1, 2015; on this transaction, Fannie Mae retains the risk for the first 50 basis points of loss on an $8.2 billion pool of loans, according to the GSE.Another of Fannie Mae’s innovative credit risk transfer programs, Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS), has sold more than $12.4 billion in securities to private investors, which covers $438 billion worth of mortgage loans since the program’s inception in September 2013. CIRT Credit Insurance Risk Transfer Credit Risk Sharing Fannie Mae Freddie Mac 2015-12-21 Brian Honea About Author: Brian Honea Related Articles Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Secondary Market Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago “Fannie Mae remains focused on advancing and driving strong interest and results for our credit risk transfer programs that help shift risk away from the company and to holders of private capital, reduce taxpayer risk and help create a safer, stronger housing finance system.”Rob Schaefer, Fannie Mae VP for credit enhancement strategy & managementIn late November, Fannie Mae’s fellow GSE, Freddie Mac, announced its eighth and final credit risk sharing transaction of 2015, STACR 2015-HQA2 (Structured Agency Credit Risk). Freddie Mac’s risk-sharing initiatives include 17 STACR debt note offerings and 11 Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS) transactions since becoming the first agency to market credit risk transfer transactions with STACR and ACIS in the middle of 2013. Since then, Freddie Mac has grown its investor base to more than 170 unique investors, including reinsurers. The Enterprise has laid off a substantial portion of credit risk on single-family mortgages totaling $384 billion in UPB.Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced that their respective credit risk sharing initiatives (CIRT and CAS for Fannie Mae, STACR and ACIS for Freddie Mac) will continue in 2016 in order to allow more participation from the private sector in the U.S. housing market. Home / Daily Dose / GSEs Finish Credit Risk Sharing for 2015 on a Strong Note Subscribelast_img read more

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Library security guard killed after being stabbed repeatedly without provocation

first_imgChalabala/iStock(SPRING VALLEY, N.Y.) — A library security guard was stabbed repeatedly and killed by a man as she sat at her post in the middle of the afternoon, according to a local official.The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. at the Finkelstein memorial Library in Spring Valley, New York, when the 52-year-old female security guard was sitting at her post on the third floor of the library when a man, suddenly and with no warning, started stabbing her repeatedly with a knife while the victim screamed.“She said, ‘help, help!’ and then she said ‘I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe,’” one witness told ABC News’ New York City station WABC.Two library patrons ran to help the woman and were able to pry the attacker off of the victim and hold him down until police were able to arrive while others tried to give the security guard CPR.“One of our co-workers screamed over the intercom ‘stop the man’ … and he just had a smirk on his face,” another witness told WABC.Paramedics arrived quickly but it was too late. The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital.The suspect, a 25-year-old Spring Valley resident, was taken into custody.Friends and colleagues gathered last night for a vigil held outside the library.“It’s just a profound loss for us, it really really is,” said the victim’s friend Christine Ball.“This is a place where people bring their children and family and they sit and they enjoy the library. This is a place where it should not be where we are going to need additional security just to protect us,” said Oney Barron, another friend of the deceased security guard.The biggest question that remains is whether the victim knew the attacker or whether it was a random attack. Police are currently investigating the circumstances around the attack.State Senator David Carlucci issued a statement in the aftermath of the attack.“A security guard, keeping others safe was viciously stabbed at the Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley, and she later died of her injuries. I am praying for the victim’s family in their time of grief,” Carlucci said. “Many in our community visit the Finkelstein Memorial Library, and it’s a place I have taken my own children and have always felt safe. I am extremely upset over this act of violence that incited more fear and chaos in our close-knit community.”The suspect has not yet been charged and the investigation is ongoing.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Alternative work options

first_imgSHRM recently released results of its annual Benefits Survey, which foundthat more than one quarter of companies asked offered alternative work optionsto help employees balance work and life issues. In some cases, larger companieswere more likely to offer flexibility than small or medium-sized organisations,possibly due to greater demand or because it is simply more cost-effective. Source: SHRM 2002 Benefits Survey For the full report see: www.shrm.org/press/releases/2002/default.asp?page=041102.htm Comments are closed. Alternative work optionsOn 4 Jun 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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Developer wanted for Honolulu’s 78-acre mixed-use district

first_img HawaiihospitalityRetail Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Tags Share via Shortlink Rendering of the project (New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District)Hawaii is beginning the search for a developer to build a mixed-use district on 78 acres near the new Aloha Stadium Hui Hilina’i in Honolulu.The request for proposal will be for the surrounding real estate portion of the Aloha Stadium Entertainment District project, according to local news channel KHON2.Details are scant but the state specifically wants residential, hospitality, office, retail, and entertainment space included in the project, according to the report. The state aims to award a contract in the first half of 2022 for the expected two decade-long project.It does not include construction of the stadium itself. In December, the state selected three development teams as finalists to build the stadium. One of those teams includes prolific architecture firm Gensler.Hawaii has been exploring options for a new stadium for the last several years. The current Aloha Stadium dates from the 1970s. A few years ago, officials determined it needed $300 million in safety repairs and $121 million in upgrades, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.The entertainment district model development has become increasingly popular over the last decade. Many new stadiums are being developed with mixed-use components meant to draw crowds on non-game days.One of the largest is the 300-acre Los Angeles Stadium & Entertainment District at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. The $5 billion development is centered on SoFi Stadium, the home of both the L.A. Rams and L.A. Chargers football franchises.The Atlanta Braves baseball team is developing a mixed-use entertainment district around Truist Park, which will be dubbed The Battery.[KHON2] — Dennis Lynchlast_img read more

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