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National Trust Raises Over $10 Million to Preserve Historic Black Sites – The Charleston Chronicle


The historic home of John and Alice Coltrane/National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent
@StacyBrownMedia

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the organization has hit a funding milestone, raising more than $10M dollars for this $25M initiative.

The Action Fund aims to uplift stories of African American achievement, activism, and community, crafting a narrative that expands a view of history, and that helps to reconstruct our national identity while inspiring a new generation of activists to advocate for diverse historic places, according to the announcement.

“We are proud of how over this past year we’ve helped to broaden the…

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Smithfield Trust Co. Boosts Position in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL)


Smithfield Trust Co. increased its holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) by 235.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,073 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 753 shares during the quarter. Smithfield Trust Co.’s holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises were worth $140,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of RCL. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises by 2.7% during the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 484,214 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,011,000 after…

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Commentary: The CCJ Trust Fund and capital markets


Dr Terrance Martin was born in St. Kitts and Nevis and is an assistant professor of finance at Utah Valley University, a published author, and awarding winning researcher. His research has been cited and featured in periodicals, newspaper, magazines, and journals through the world. He is also the founder and principal of Tranquility Financial Planning, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm

By Dr Terrance K Martin

Financial Markets Outlook

Volatility in the US and world stock markets had been absent for most of the last decade but has been more apparent throughout much of 2018. I expect to see this volatility to continue for the remainder of the year as the markets have become very sensitive to short-term data developments.

The high volatility is a reminder that the risk…

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Commentary: Trust and the CCJ


Dr Terrance Martin was born in St. Kitts and Nevis and is an assistant professor of finance at Utah Valley University, a published author, and awarding winning researcher. His research has been cited and featured in periodicals, newspaper, magazines, and journals through the world. He is also the founder and principal of Tranquility Financial Planning, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm

By Dr Terrance K Martin

For this article, let’s define trust as an expectancy of positive outcomes one may receive based on the expected action of another party in an interaction characterized by uncertainty. Trust can be further divided into two distinct types: generalized trust and personalized trust. However, economists view the primary difference between these two types of trust…

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 ‘Intellectual discourse will address disputes in African elections’ – Daily Trust


By Chidimma C. Okeke

The founder of Okali Seminal Ideas Foundation for Africa (OSIFA) ,Agwu Ukiwe Okali has said intellectual discourse through debate of national issues can help to reduce issues of disputes in elections in African countries.

Okali who stated this in Abuja in a briefing to announce the unveiling of OSIFA Great Debate Series with the watchword “Public Enlightenment through Intellectual Discourse” coming up on Wednesday, said there has never been any election that took place in Africa that is never disputed.

He said Africans are drifting away and loosing vital element of democratic movement by not debating on important national issues and trashing it out, saying, debating on national issues may help create informed knowledge among Africans and help to address so many…

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In your seeds I trust: African seed companies test the SeedAssure application


NAIROBI (Kenya) — More than 20 representatives of eastern and southern African seed companies and regulatory agencies recently took part in the demonstration of a new seed certification application that can help get quality seed to market more quickly and curb sales of counterfeit seed.

As part of an event organized by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Program (CIMMYT) at the Kiboko research station of the Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) on September 17, 2018, participants field-tested a beta version of SeedAssure, a digital platform that gives automatic feedback on compliance and seed production management, along with remedy options.

SeedAssure was developed by Cellsoft, a supply chain management software company, with input from the Alliance…

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