Animal Conservation

Investigate pauses and pulses in human mobility and their environmental impacts

I propose a basic classification scheme for human pauses based on extent (spatial extent), sustained duration (duration), and pronounced reductions (magnitude) in human mobility (Fig. 1b). Importantly, I recommend that the anthropause label be reserved for large-scale events on a continental to global scale (and of any duration; Fig. 1b, supplementary note 1). By this […]

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Rwanda: National budget increased by 16% to more than 4.4 trillion Rwandan francs

The government has proposed to increase total public expenditure by Rwf633.6 billion, from Rwf3,807 billion in the original budget presented mid-last year to Rwf4,440.6 billion. According to the revised draft budget presented to parliament on Monday 7 February, the increase represents 16.6% of the initial budget for 2021/22. In general, the additional amount will help […]

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‘This country is finished’: South Africans question new R11.5 billion loan to South Africa from World Bank

South Africa will receive an 11.5 billion rand loan from a global financial institution, the World Bank The World Bank and the South African National Treasury say the loan would be used to help low-income families cope with the impacts of the Covid19 pandemic South Africans question why South Africa needs another loan and fear […]

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Ghana: Economy not in distress… Ministry of Finance denies Bloomberg report

Ghana’s economic fundamentals remain strong with improving debt and liability management, the finance ministry has assured investors in the country. He said that despite the global challenges occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country does not face any impending external imbalance or reserve shortfall, contrary to media reports. A statement released yesterday by the ministry’s […]

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Foreign investors worried about deadlock in parliament – ​​MoF

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has revealed that foreign investors and market participants are nervous following the deadlock in Parliament over the passage of the Electronic Direct Debit Bill. According to the department, the market now seems to be integrating into our obligations the perceived risks of having a weak majority in Parliament and the […]

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Corrected version: the vaccine famine and its impact on African economies

By Ahunna Eziakonwa We are about to start a third year of life with COVID-19. Humanity and world solidarity are now at a new test – and yet the implications of the lack of solidarity keep us all in the boat of mutations, lockdowns, quarantines and delayed SDGs – prosperity for all is denied . […]

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Why the Tanzanian shilling held up against the US dollar in 2021

By Rosemary Mirondo Dar es Salaam. The Tanzanian shilling ended the year with a strong performance against the US dollar, thanks to a steady flow of greenbacks from the recovery in tourism, exports and funds from development partners. The local currency started the year with an average exchange rate of Sh 2,298.46 per dollar and […]

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Nairobi abandons plan to renationalise Kenya Airways

The Kenyan government has abandoned its plan to renationalize Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) but will instead protect its financial interests in a $ 1 billion restructuring of the national carrier which will include a debt assumption of $ 827 million and an injection of funds of $ 473 million. , revealed the International […]

Lions And Zoos

Calgary Zoo and Wilder Institute excited about future conservation efforts

Breadcrumb Links News Local news “We are contributing to greater conservation of wildlife all over the planet, which is exciting. And he’s based here in Calgary, which is an amazing thing for our community ‘ Author of the article: Stephanie Babych Whooping cranes pictured at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Center at the Calgary Zoo. Gavin […]

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Angola: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review of Angola’s Extended Credit Facility Agreement and Concludes 2021 Article IV Consultations

Washington, DC: The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Angola’s economic program supported by an expanded arrangement under the Fund’s Extended Facility (EFF) and concluded consultation under Article IV [1] with Angola. The Council’s decision authorizes an immediate disbursement of SDR 535.1 million (approximately $ 748 million), […]

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“Nigeria, others lagging behind in the transition to renewable energy in Africa” – :::… The Tide News Online :::…

After months of lockdown due to Covid restrictions and OPEC cuts, along with significant international criticism of misplaced funds, Nigeria appears optimistic about the future of its faltering oil industry at a time when few others are.The Nigerian government announced this week that it expects the country to produce 1.88 million barrels per day of […]

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Oil shocks test the courage of Nigerian banks

When the coronavirus pandemic caused global oil prices to plummet and the Nigerian currency, the naira, to fall last year, many feared the worst for the country’s biggest banks. Nigeria is Africa’s largest oil producer. It depends on crude for almost all of its foreign exchange earnings and about half of its government revenue. As […]

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BRI and the EU’s Global Gateway Strategy | By Dr Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan

BRI and the EU’s Global Gateway Strategy The FEUDS of the international economy have now taken on a new form of engagement in which the international politics of power will play an important role. It seems that in the new global arena, everyone has their own Silk Road. Almost a decade after Chinese President Xi […]

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Christmas-Themed Events in Central California: List of Valley Parades, Fairs, Trees, and Light Shows

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – This is the most wonderful time of the year in Central California – a time of holidays and togetherness, Christmas gifts and lights, family and festivities. Across the valley, organizers are preparing to bring communities together for events, from parades and light shows to winter wonders. Gather your family and friends […]

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Liberia: IMF pays $ 23.64 million to Liberia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved immediate disbursement of US $ 23.64 million to Liberia following the completion of the third review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF said restoring macroeconomic stability to lay the foundation for sustainable and inclusive growth and address governance weaknesses remain the main program objectives in […]

Lions And Zoos

57 Argentine Lions and Tigers transferred to the Northern AZ Sanctuary – The Bee – The buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

57 Argentine lions and tigers transferred to the northern sanctuary of AZ Keepers of the Wild Nature Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Valentine, Arizona, has partnered with animal welfare organization Enfoque Animal, alongside Zoo Lujan, bothlocated in Argentina, to repatriate 57 lions and tigers to the accredited sanctuary. With the outbreak of the Covid-19 […]

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Arizona Tourism Board Grants Help Businesses Cope With COVID-19 Losses

As businesses and other organizations attempt to recoup losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, dozens of tourist attractions across Arizona are receiving $ 9.4 million in state grants. Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Office of Tourism announced this month that 43 Arizona businesses will receive funding under the Visit Arizona partnership. The funding is part […]

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Kenya: Slow exit from Covid-19 threat paves way for darkness as energy crisis looms

Kenyans are furious at the repeated increases in fuel prices this year. The past month has caused an uproar as the wananchi were already suffering economic adversity due to the effects of the Covid-19 scourge. Fuel prices are at record highs due to a tax increase approved by parliament. Gasoline prices currently stand at 129.72 […]

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Lanterns are back brighter than ever at Chester Zoo for Christmas 2021

Chester Zoo has unveiled plans for its winter celebration, The Lanterns. Now in its tenth year, visitors to the event have the unique opportunity to experience the zoo after hours of work on a trail in the dark – taking them through spectacular illuminations and colorful lanterns, meeting enchanting costumed characters along the way. Among […]

Animal Conservation

Four main lessons from the IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN’s World Conservation Congress (WCC) makes strong statements on biodiversity loss and climate change, but worrying trends threaten to undermine the integrity of the institution. Congress attendees hold up 331 flowers in remembrance of the 331 conservationists killed in 2020 in defense of biodiversity For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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The Wildlife Festival returns to the grounds of the New York Power Authority’s Niagara Power Vista

The wildlife festival will take place this weekend. (Photo file) Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:00 AM Outdoor event featuring wildlife shows, STEM tent, family activities, interactive exhibits and complimentary rides from Niagara Falls to Lewiston on Discover Niagara Shuttle After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wildlife Festival returns to the vicinity […]

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Mauritania’s new offshore gas resources to stimulate growth

Image: Society of Petroleum Engineers Among the different countries that make up the MSGBC basin – an area made up of Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Guinea-Conakry – Mauritania is undoubtedly one of the most promising for investors, but also one of the lesser known. Mauritania is located at a strategic crossroads between North […]

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Kenya seeks to use IMF reserves to fill fiscal holes after paying off Chinese debt

By CONSTANT MUNDA Kenya plans to use International Monetary Fund (IMF) reserves to offset Chinese loans it repaid after the Treasury dropped an earlier request to defer debt payments. The National Treasury said it could use its additional allocation of IMF reserves in Special Drawing Right (SDR) assets, which can be converted into government-backed money, […]

Animal Conservation

Whitefish videographer documents efforts to save northern white rhino

Jeff Hyer’s recent trip to Kenya inspired him to tell the story of the northern white rhinos. He visited the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where he had the opportunity to meet the world’s last two northern white rhinos – Najin and Fatu. Living under guard to protect against the threat of poachers, scientists are working diligently […]

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The world cannot afford to leave Africa behind in post-COVID recovery

By Alassane Dramane Ouattara President of Côte d’Ivoire. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented global health, social and economic crisis. In 2020, sub-Saharan Africa experienced the worst underperformance on record, with a growth rate of -1.9%, coupled with an increase of 32 million people living in extreme poverty. Health systems, education and other […]

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The world cannot afford to leave Africa behind after COVID

The world needs collective action to meet Africa’s financing needs and to support an inclusive and sustainable recovery of African economies from the COVID-19 pandemic. The world community has the opportunity to bring about the 20th replenishment of a 60-year-old World Bank program known as the International Development Association. The goal is an IDA20 replenishment […]

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China loses battle to sell “win-win” deals to Congolese

Much has stopped during the coronavirus pandemic, but not the Sino-Congolese friendship march. At least that’s what the Chinese embassy in Kinshasa is keen to show, as Beijing’s activities in this mineral-rich country are increasingly monitored. On Boulevard Triomphal in Kinshasa, opposite the Palais du Peuple, work on the future gigantic Central African Cultural and […]

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DIDBS – Audited annual financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2021 – SENS

DIDBS – Audited Annual Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 March 2021 Development Bank of Southern Africa Limited(reconstituted and incorporated in terms of section 2 of the Development Bank of Southern Africa Act, 1997)Registration number: 1600157FNJSE company code: DIDBSLEI code: 25490071AZ4HOFUNIH94(“DBSA” or the “Bank”) AUDITED ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH […]

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Nigerian banks do not have enough dollars to finance the acquisition of Shell assets in Nigeria – Agbaje – Nairametrics

Nigerian lenders probably do not have enough dollars to finance clients interested in acquiring the assets of Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited. This claim was made by the CEO of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Mr. Segun Agbaje during GTCO’s investor conference which was held virtually, according to Bloomberg. Such a deal, according to Agbaje, […]

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ITALTILE LIMITED – Abridged announcement for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021 – SENS

Short Form Announcement for the Year Ended 30 June 2021 Italtile LimitedShare code: ITEISIN: ZAE000099123Registration number: 1955/000558/06Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa(‘Italtile’ or ‘the Group’ or ‘the Company’) SHORT FORM ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2021 – System-wide turnover up 25% to R11,6 billion (2020: R9,3 billion)– Trading profit up 70% to […]

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Fuel Bill to Boost Nigeria: Africa Energy Week in Cape Town commits to fostering collaboration, investment and deal-making in the energy sector in Nigeria

NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) recently paid a working visit to Nigeria with the sole mandate of expanding cooperation, reaffirming essential energy partnerships and promote the country as a premier investment destination, backed by the recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill (GDP) and the Decade of Gas initiative. By reiterating […]

Animal Conservation

D&R Greenway Land Trust Announces Completion of Phase I of Carbon Sequestration Process to Slow Climate Change at St. Michaels Agricultural Reserve in Hopewell

SCP will be bringing a small herd of cattle to selected fields this summer. This experiment replicates the grasses and healthy ecosystem processes that fed bison long ago in the western prairies. Cattle fed SCP’s fertilized forage grasses, fed soil rich in nutrients and minerals, are expected to produce significantly less methane than is typical […]

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“Planetary” approach proposed for the prediction of a pandemic

Infectious disease models designed to take into account all ecological and anthropological contexts of pathogen transmission in predicting future pandemics, argue Smithsonian researchers in an article published May 17 in Ecology and evolution of nature. They would probably pale at the description, but consider it “One Health” on steroids. Indeed, the new approach adapts established […]

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Assessing globalization trends in the age of Covid

The coronavirus largely represents an acceleration of existing globalization trends, rather than a complete paradigm shift. Globalization has fluctuated over the years, but event panelists agreed that the 2007-08 global financial crash marked a turning point and triggered a “slowdown” trend. Falling incomes, rising unemployment and inequality have been fertile ground for the rise of […]

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Traveling to South Africa during Covid-19: what you need to know before you go

Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases remain high around the world. Health officials warn that travel increases your chances of contracting and spreading the virus. Staying at home is the best way to contain transmission. Below is information on what to know if you’re still planning to travel, last updated on June 11. (CNN) – If […]

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South Africa’s rebuilt economy must be better and blacker

President Cyril Ramaphosa told the Black Management Forum that South Africa must rebuild its economy centered on black businesses. Ramaphosa said South Africa must emerge from the pandemic with an economy that creates more jobs and provides more opportunities for new entrants. He said funding agencies need to boldly support black businesses right now. President […]

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Outlook on Africa Finance Corporation’s rating upgraded to stable by Moody & rsquo s

(MENAFN – AETOWire) NEW YORK-Friday June 4, 2021 () – Africa Finance Corporation, the leading provider of infrastructure solutions in Africa, received an increase in its credit rating outlook from Moody’s Investors Service, which assigned a “stable” outlook. The decision ratifies the second investment grade ranking among African institutions for AFC, with Moody’s upholding the […]

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Outlook on Africa Finance Corporation’s rating upgraded to stable by Moody’s

NEW YORK,–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Africa Finance Corporation, the leading provider of infrastructure solutions in Africa, received an increase in its credit rating outlook from Moody’s Investors Service, which assigned a “stable” outlook. The decision ratifies the second investment grade ranking among African institutions for AFC, with Moody’s upholding the company’s long-term and senior unsecured issuer […]

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Should Switzerland cooperate with China on development aid?

The Addis Ababa Urban Railway in Ethiopia was built by the China Railway Engineering Corporation and financed with loans from the Chinese state bank China Exim-Bank. Keystone / Daniel Getachew China has contacted Switzerland to cooperate on development aid projects. Switzerland has so far been open to such collaborations. NGOs warn of China’s political motivations […]

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Kenya to get $ 750 million World Bank loan within two weeks – Central Bank Chief

The East African nation has been scrambling to get cash from abroad to fill a yawning budget deficit before its fiscal year ends at the end of next month. In 2019, Kenya qualified for the World Bank’s Development Policy Operations (DPO), which lends money to the Treasury for budget support instead of funding specific projects. […]

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With the warming of gold mergers and acquisitions, could the Bomboré d’Orezone project be ripe for the picking?

Gold analysts report substantial levels of pent-up demand for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the mid-tier and emerging producer space in the coming months as the world emerges from the pandemic and that people can do physical due diligence again. One of the best choices for acquisition is Orezone Gold (TSXV: ORE, US-OTC: ORZCF) […]

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The 88 billion naira treasury bill auction was oversubscribed yesterday

Lagos-based pan-African multilateral development finance institution African Finance Corporation (AFC) successfully issued a Eurobond at its lowest yield to date. This is an indication of the strong interest of global investors in the African continent and the development finance institution which is dedicated to infrastructure finance and investment in key sectors of the continent. This […]

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Nairametrics Economic Indicators and Market Summary

Lagos-based pan-African multilateral development finance institution African Finance Corporation (AFC) successfully issued a Eurobond at its lowest yield to date. This is an indication of the strong interest of global investors in the African continent and the development finance institution which is dedicated to infrastructure finance and investment in key sectors of the continent. This […]

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African Finance Corp. issues $ 750 million 7-year Eurobond at lowest yield

Lagos-based pan-African multilateral development finance institution African Finance Corporation (AFC) successfully issued a Eurobond at its lowest yield to date. This is an indication of the strong interest of global investors in the African continent and the development finance institution which is dedicated to infrastructure finance and investment in key sectors of the continent. This […]

Animal Conservation

Environmental DNA – How a tool used to detect endangered wildlife ended up helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Imagine discovering that an animal species that you thought was extinct was still alive – without looking at it. This was the case with the Brazilian frog species. Megaelosia bocainensis, whose complete disappearance in 1968 led scientists to believe it was extinct. But thanks to a new genetic detection technique, it was rediscovered in 2020. […]

Lions And Zoos

Why Ron Kagan freed the elephants from the Detroit Zoo – the forward

When Ron Kagan closed the Detroit Zoo‘s Elephant Show, the elephants were happy, but many humans were not. Elephants were a flagship attraction that drove attendance, and no American zoo had ever abandoned prized pachyderms for humanitarian reasons. But 16 years ago, Kagan, the executive director of the soon-to-retire zoo, decided Detroit’s harsh winters were […]

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Europe seeks to boost semiconductors, first quantum computer, Telecom News, ET Telecom

The plan cited the importance of semiconductors, used in connected cars, smartphones, internet-connected devices, high-performance computers and artificial intelligence, and where a global shortage is driving car factories around the world to close. whole world. By Foo Yun CheeBRUSSELS: The European Union wants to produce a fifth of the world’s production of advanced products semiconductors […]

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India Post Mumbai releases stamped masks to raise awareness of Covid-19 | Bombay News

The India Post, Mumbai, released stamped face masks on Tuesday to mark National Stamp Day and to raise awareness of the need to wear face masks to prevent the transmission and spread of Covid-19. The masks are made of fabric and have images of stamps printed on them. Additionally, a special stamp collector’s pack of […]

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Capitol riot may have put lawmakers at risk of coronavirus infection

Attending physician of the Congress warned Members of the House on Sunday may have been exposed to the coronavirus last week, after evacuating the House chamber when pro-Trump insurgents stormed the U.S. Capitol. In an email, attending physician Brian Monahan wrote that after evacuating to “a large committee hearing space,” the members “may have been […]

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Turnpike, Parkway and Expressway tolls increase on Sunday

Sunday is a big day for Jersey drivers – toll increases take effect on the state’s largest toll roads, the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway. Motorists may not know this, as the only signs of the toll hike that occurred on the promenade and tollway on Friday were poster-sized signs […]

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2020 Reveal Highlights and Year-End Impact Report

Reveal empowers audiences through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling to spark action, improve lives and protect our democracy. Reveal radio and podcast episodes: 52 Public radio stations broadcasting Reveal: 564 Radio audience: More than 1 million listeners per week Podcast audience: Downloaded 1.3 million times every month. Top 1% of all podcasts. Newsletter subscribers: 38,800 […]

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Goree Architects Designs New Regional Galleria Office With Focus on “Community, Health and Wellness”

Goree Architects will move to the renovated Sage Plaza office tower in the Galleria district to accommodate its expansion into new business areas. Founded by Fred Goree in 1963, the company has designed thousands of car dealerships across the country, including the seven story Audi dealership on the Southwest Freeway and the 550,000 square foot […]

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Impacts of COVID-19 on CUs, Members and Communities: Webcast Summary

A 3D render of the COVID-19 virus. (Source: Shutterstock) As the credit union industry goes through the initial shockwaves of the COVID-19 disruption, industry leaders are quickly adjusting their operations. At the same time, the “next practices” are starting to take shape. CU time Editor-in-chief Michael Ogden recently hosted a high-profile conversation with Doug Marshall, […]

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Outside of the old, with the old? Dave Uejio as Interim Director of CFPB until Rohit Chopra is confirmed and sworn in | Man’s pepper with trout

On January 20, the White House announced the interim agency’s leadership in the next phase of the government transition. As part of this transition, President Joe Biden appointed Dave Uejio as Interim Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This news follows on the same day Director Kraninger, appointed by former President Donald Trump, […]

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Cinemark’s deal with Universal is better for Cinemark than Universal

Perhaps taking inspiration from a rival movie theater chain AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings (NYSE: CNK) has entered into a new film exploitation agreement with Universal Studios, owned by Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA). Simply put, Cinemark will have exclusive rights to broadcast a film for the first three weekends after its premiere, and if it […]

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Aid continues in Riverside County amid coronavirus

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA – Riverside County health officials released the latest coronavirus figures on Friday, while news of additional federal and state aid for small businesses, farm workers, schools and the County transportation agency were also announced. Riverside County health officials on Friday reported 307 more confirmed cases of coronavirus and 10 more deaths, while […]

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Lessons from the SEC and FINRA cases and to read for September 2020 | before

Lessons learned Another private equity firm nailed over overhead allocation issues. Rialto Capital Management, a private equity firm for private real estate funds and associated co-investment vehicles, has used an expense reimbursement practice whereby it has provided certain services for funds which are typically provided by service providers. external services (described here as “Third Party […]

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PIAA Board of Directors Approves New Formats for Team and Individual Wrestling Championships

The PIAA board of directors has approved the recommendations of the organization’s wrestling steering committee for a revised playoff format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The PIAA Team Championships will now only feature District Champions for a total of 10 tournament participants. The first two rounds of classes 2A and 3A will be contested […]

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Flurry of executive orders on Day 1 of Biden’s administration

Covid-19 pandemic Wearing the mask the Executive Decree on Federal Workforce Protection and Mask Wearing Requirement requires “federal employees on duty or on site; federal contractors on site; and all persons in federal buildings or on federal lands ”to follow United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines regarding mask wear, social distancing, and […]

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First Community-Owned Passivhaus Certified Scottish Homes Win SURF Award

First Community-Owned Passivhaus Certified Scottish Homes Win SURF Award Posted March 5, 2021 Owned by the Closeburn community Passive house project, the first of its kind in Scotland, won the ‘Housing and Regeneration’ category at the SURF Awards 2020. Closeburn Housing (Photo: Tom Manley) Scotland’s Regeneration Forum (SURF) held its prestigious annual celebratory presentation on […]