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Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Transport sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) 2019 abridged results.Company ProfileMed-view Airline Plc is a passenger and cargo air transport service in Nigeria. The airline offers Hajj operations, flight operations, cargo imports and exports, warehousing, ground handling, road feeder service, an inhouse travel agency, procurement, obtaining travel documents, airport protocol services and maintenance and support services. Med-view Airline Plc began its domestic operation in 2012 with two Boeings 737-400 aircraft. The company added a Boeing 737-800 in the same year and plans to add a further two Boeings B737-800 are in the pipeline. Med-view Airline Plc works in partnership with Euro-Atlantic Airways of Lisbon, Portugal in conjunction with a General Sales Agency (GSA) agreement with Saudi Air Cargo; and Pluna Air of Uruguay and Air Atlantic of Iceland. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Medview Airline Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
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LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Star man: Dan Lydiate, more often seen in tackling mode, gets a pass away against ScotlandBy Paul WilliamsWALES BEAT Scotland 27-13 in Cardiff on Sunday. They’re now two from two in the Six Nations and heading towards a Triple Crown showdown in Twickenham. Let’s take a look at the plusses and minuses of Wales’ performance – and there will be more Welsh analysis throughout the rest of the championship.Lydiate is a dictatorDan Lydiate may not be the most glamorous of players. He doesn’t attract the sponsorship deals with multi-blade razor companies or boot deals with multinationals, but sometimes his performances have an impact beyond the game in which he is playing. At his best he seems to change the rules and central tenets of rugby. Lydiate made 11 tackles against Scotland. Whilst this may not be the highest tackle count in the Welsh team (Toby Faletau led with 17), Lydiate’s incredible line speed and range of ankle, waist and wrap tackles dictate where the ‘tackle-line’ is. Rugby’s coaching manuals suggests that the tackle-line sits just behind the midpoint of a ruck, maul or scrum. Yet Dan Lydiate seems to push the tackle-line back a yard or two. He appears to be permanently offside, yet rarely is. Dictating where the tackle-line is may seem irrelevant in modern rugby. Indeed you rarely hear it, as the ‘gain-line’ is rugby’s poster boy. But the tackle-line dictates just how far you have to travel in order to get to the gain-line, and whilst current defensive alignments already make it hard to get to the gain-line, Lydiate’s defensive capabilities make it even harder.All smiles: Cuthbert is congratulatedCuthbert proves the doubters wrongAlex Cuthbert’s selection against the Irish may have raised an eyebrow amongst those who hadn’t seen him play (he has scored four tries in five Heineken Cup games for Cardiff Blues), but his selection against England in a fortnight’s time won’t come as such a shock. Cuthbert was immensely effective against Scotland. His straight line speed and 16st 6lb frame saw Greig Laidlaw and Nick de Luca turned into speed bumps. His kick chase was relentless and his try-scoring pass to Leigh Halfpenny not only showed an ability to pass simply off his wrong hand, it also showed a distributive awareness that few wingers have. The rugby world may marvel at George North, but Cuthbert could become one of Warren Gatland’s most lethal assets. To use boxing parlance, Gatland can now dazzle them with the left and smack them in the face with the right.Wales have two packs of forwards A right call: Ryan Jones wins a lineoutThe lineout remains a problemWales’ lineout stats don’t look too bad. They won 83.3% of their own ball, which is an improvement on the 71.4% they won in Dublin. But don’t be fooled. Winning possession isn’t what counts; it’s the quality of possession that matters. Sadly there isn’t a stat for that, if there was, Welsh fans wouldn’t like it. Wales lost the most important lineout of the game: their first. The call was made and Huw Bennett launched the ball past Wales’ two recognised jumpers, Ryan Jones and Ian Evans, and instead targeted Faletau at the back. Wales’ technical deficiencies are often called into question when discussing their lineout frailties, but their first lineout was clearly a case of poor decision-making. With a notoriously fragile lineout, why choose to execute the most difficult of all the lineout moves on your first call? The Welsh lineout improved throughout the game, but it remains an issue that must be resolved. Wales require a lineout that their back-line can trust. They require a lineout that allows them to sit deep on their own ball, safe in the knowledge that they won’t have to make up the 30-yard gap between them and the opposition’s back-line in the event of the ball being stolen. Having not had a genuine pack of forwards for over 20 years, Wales now appear to have the makings of two. Much will be made of the Scottish pack’s performance at the Millennium Stadium, and rightly so. They generated 61% possession and anchored 59% of territory. They also had perfect lineout and scrum stats. But it is worth remembering that Wales essentially fielded a second-string eight – Matthew Rees, Alun Wyn Jones, Luke Charteris, Bradley Davies and Sam Warburton were all unavailable for selection. Wales weren’t just playing without five first-choice forwards; some of those who were selected played out of position. Ryan Jones may have become increasingly familiar with playing lock at the Ospreys, but he is far more comfortable at six or eight. And whilst Aaron Shingler must have been delighted to receive his first cap, he would rather it had been at blindside. It may be too early to talk of a genuinely deep pool of forwards, but Wales are no longer splashing in the shallows.Wales missed WarburtonSam Warburton pulled out of the Scotland game after failing a late fitness test. His replacement was the tall, sinewy, Aaron Shingler. Shingler performed ably, carrying the ball 11 times and making 13 tackles, but Wales missed Warburton enormously. It is nothing to be ashamed of. The All Blacks aren’t the same without McCaw, The Wallabies without Pocock, and the Boks without Burger or Brussow. Most noticeable were the lack of ‘offensive’ turnovers at the breakdown. We’re all used to seeing Warburton emerging from the ruck to back-slapping team-mates and rapturous applause – Warburton’s offensive turnovers are often reminiscent of a fireman plucking a missing dog from a pile of rubble. But whilst the heroics were certainly missed, it was Warburton’s dirty work which left a void. Warburton doesn’t just slow ‘their’ ball down, he speeds Welsh ball up. In Warburton’s absence, Ross Rennie arrived at everything first and his sticky fingers were all over everything. Warburton’s dead leg can’t come to life quick enough. NOT FOR FEATURED
Alan Whetton was one of the greatest blinside flankers of his time LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Alan Whetton trudging forward for the All Blacks TAGS: The Greatest Players Whetton himself had a notable tournament, scoring in every game except the final against France. At Eden Park, his home ground with Auckland, he had an unusual pre-match ritual designed to boost his try scoring. “I’d go to each corner and imagine myself dotting down. I’d pat the grass and think, ‘That could be AJ’s spot – if I was lucky enough to keep up with JK or get rid of that monstrous winger Sean Fitzpatrick!”He was renowned for his support play, pace on the blind side and work at the breakdown, and he remained a regular fixture in the side until bowing out in the 1991 World Cup semi-final against the Wallabies. Major teams: Auckland Country: New ZealandTest span: 1984-91Test caps: 35 (31 starts)Test points: 40 (10T)He was a mainstay at blindside for the All Blacks in the Eighties, playing many of his 35 Tests alongside his twin brother Gary, who plied his trade in the All Blacks engine room.Whetton’s early appearances wearing the Silver Fern were inauspicious as he came on as a replacement in his first four Tests at lock. In 1986, before starting a Test for the All Blacks, Whetton had courted controversy by travelling to South Africa with the Cavaliers. It was a controversial tour that was seen as sympathetic to apartheid and he was duly banned for two games.Worse was to come on his full debut that year against Australia when he had, by his own admission, a poor game. In his disappointment he overdid the port post-match and such was his lack of sobriety that he had to be escorted to bed before the Test dinner. Rather than mope and lament his poor judgment, it was the making of him, as he got fit and forced his way into the starting line-up for Brian Lochore’s 1987 World Cup squad.Playing in a feted back row that also included Buck Shelford and Michael Jones, the triumvirate proved a formidable unit as New Zealand swatted aside the likes of Italy, Wales and Scotland. Domestically, he played for Auckland more than 150 times before retiring to take up a three-year coaching stint with Kobe Steelers in Japan.Nowadays he works in digital sports signage at stadiums and is a regular media pundit in New Zealand.
Wasps hooker/back-row Alfie BarbearyDate of birth 5 October 2000 Born Banbury, Oxon Position Hooker/back-row Club Wasps Country EnglandWhen did you first play rugby? I was eight, at Banbury rugby club. My mum’s side of the family are very much into rugby but my dad was more of a footballer, so from a young age I was hoping to be the next Ronaldo!Then my older brother started playing rugby with a family friend and I was a bit jealous, so I went as well. I loved it and it went from there.Any childhood heroes other than Ronaldo? I looked up to people like Ma’a Nonu and (Mathieu) Bastareaud.So you were a centre… Yes. I started there at U10s and have played there most of my life. When I went to my first Wasps session at U15s, the head of the academy, Matt Davies, asked what position I was and I said, “Back-row/centre.” He said, “You’re a hooker!” So I’d play hooker for Wasps but at school I’d play centre.I played through the age grades with England and unfortunately they didn’t see me as a centre either!I’m happy to play anywhere and have played back-row too. I’ve got used to the front row now and I’m starting to enjoy it more and more. It’s how I can make it suit me really.What are your strengths? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Break time: Wasps’ Alfie Barbeary on the attack against Bristol (Getty Images) Meet one of the breakthrough stars of 2020 who has been called up by England My ball-carries are my strongest point. Then my kick-pass-run options when I have the ball and my decision-making with that.Did you expect to have such a big impact last season? It’s been a strange one. I tore my quad and hamstring, which wasn’t the start I wanted to my first professional season. I got back just before Christmas for an A League game but tore my hamstring again, then the week I was due back was lockdown!Coming back after lockdown, I got told I’d been promoted to the first team and I was lucky enough to make my debut and play more games. It’s been surreal.What are your goals for this season? I want to be a more regular first-team player for Wasps and earn my stripes there. I’m happy to play anywhere but my end goal is to be the No 1 hooker.Who has been the biggest influence on your career? Mark Horrocks, my first coach at Banbury, was very influential. Then as I got older, Peter Walton and John Fletcher, who gave me confidence to play how I want to play. How it shouldn’t be unusual for a forward to kick it or offload.RW Verdict: Barbeary marked his first Premiership start with a hat-trick against Leicester – when playing out of position at blindside! His long-term future is at hooker and he has the rounded skill-set we often see from Kiwi front-rowers. England coach Eddie Jones clearly likes what he sees having called up Barbeary ahead of the final Autumn Nations Cup match against France. This article originally appeared in the December 2020 edition of Rugby World magazine.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your name here TAGSCharles TowneInspirationToads Previous articleOn this day: Washington delivers first State of the UnionNext articleChristmas presents for prisoners’ children Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR InspirationBy Charles Towne Have you ever tried to herd toads?The toads had metamorphosed from cute little toad tadpoles to cute little toads, exact replicas of their parents except for the fact they were about half an inch long. The road was swarming with toads, zillions of adorable little suicidal toads. They had left the shallow water of the drainage ditch and were crossing the blacktop road to reach Valhalla, the promised land, Shangri la, or wherever it is that toads seek to go as they crawl out of the great muddy, ditch of life.The tiny toads were hopping aimlessly about in the road amidst the toad grease spots of those that had tried to make the journey before and had fatally encountered the great tires of fate. The way I saw it at the time was I had to rescue the little toads. So there I was, bent over and waving my arms, trying to shoo the wee beasties off the road.Have you ever tried to herd toads? Don’t, it is an exercise in futility.They defied my best efforts and shouted little toad obscenities at me. (Herding toads is like directing some people, fruitless and absolutely a waste of time.) A car was coming. I stopped herding toads and tried to assume a somewhat normal, if not dignified appearance so that I would not be mistaken for a stooped over, arm waving lunatic, dancing and cavorting in the middle of the road.Too late.The driver saw me before I saw him. He thinks I am a stooped over, arm waving lunatic, dancing and cavorting in the middle of the road. As he passed he stared suspiciously at me as he hurriedly rolled up his window and sped away. Split, splat, splut! More cute little toads are transformed into even more cute little toad grease spots. Cute little idiot toads be darned. Hmmm, I wonder. Do you suppose our Heavenly Father ever gets tired of trying to herd us out of the great highway of life? And we, just like the toads, disregard His efforts, and hop right back out into the road again. Yeah, I wonder.Live Fully,Love OpenlyAnd make a difference, todayCharles Towne is a longtime Apopka resident, member of Insp!re Church and a published author. Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
The recent Republican convention — led by the white-supremacist-in-chief, current U.S. president and enemy of the people — rallied its troops with racist scare tactics about “civil unrest” by Black Lives Matter protesters and left-wing activists.The Democratic convention offered an alternative, but not a solution. This party nominated for U.S. president one of the main authors of a 1994 tough-on-crime bill that wound up sentencing a hugely disproportionate number of Black and Brown people to jail. For vice president, the Democrats nominated a former California attorney general who self-describes as “top cop.”Meanwhile, in the few days between the two conventions, the cops of racist “law enforcement” — the structure of policing that protects the interests of the U.S. billionaire ruling class — continued to gun people down.On Aug. 22, cops shot Trayford Pellerin dead in the streets of Lafayette, La., right in his own neighborhood. Pellerin, a Black man, was on foot. His family pointed out the contrast between their loved one’s fate and that of a white man arrested recently by Lafayette cops without injury, despite his being armed with a gun and driving a stolen car. The next day in Kenosha, Wis., cops shot Jacob Blake in the back multiple times, also in his own neighborhood. Blake, a 29-year-old African American, had just tried to break up a local fight and was returning to his car. His sons — ages 3, 5 and 8 — were in the car and saw the cops shoot their father. Blake is expected to survive, but with unknown physical injuries. Reports on Aug. 25 say he is paralyzed from the waist down.In response to these continuing acts of racist police brutality, hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters immediately began marching in Louisiana and Wisconsin.In Kenosha, Wis., local cops deluged them with tear gas and pepper spray, and the governor deployed National Guard troops. In Madison, the state capital, the Department of Corrections building was set on fire. People spray-painted a telling slogan on the building of Manufacturers and Commerce, which lobbies for big business: “You have stolen more than we could ever ‘loot.’”It was the voice of the people’s righteous rage at unending racist murder and incarceration, cop brutality, economic and “legal” injustice.This voice will only grow stronger as people confront the pandemic health crisis, exploding evictions, a jobless abyss and hunger. It can’t be stifled by the political programs of either existing capitalist party in this so-called “democracy.”A few months ago, massive and historic Black Lives Matter protests erupted in every corner of the U.S., sparked by a cop’s deliberate 8-minute, 46-second execution of an African American man, George Floyd. This inexorable mass pressure imposed rapid change.The call to “Disarm, defund and abolish the police!” is now penetrating the DNA of the mass movement. It’s a demand they absorb wisely, as part of the need for the larger structural changes that are becoming ever more necessary for the very survival of working and oppressed people.As part of an evolving path toward socialist revolution, Workers World Party continues to add our voice and energy to the demand: “Defend the people! Arrest the cops! Disarm, defund and abolish the police!” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this