The telephone system in Andorra, including mobile and Internet is operated by the Andorran national telecommunications company, Andorra Telecom known as Servei de Telecomunicacions d'Andorra, which operates with the brand SOM. The same company is responsible for managing the technical infrastructure and national broadcasting networks for radio and television, both analogue and digital. At one time, Andorra shared the country code of France, had a special routing code for calls from Spain, but now has its own country calling code, 376. Telephones - main lines in use: 37,200 country comparison to the world: 171 Telephones - mobile cellular: 68,500 country comparison to the world: 187 Telephone system:domestic: modern system with microwave radio relay connections between exchangesinternational: landline circuits to France and Spain Radio broadcast stations: AM 0, FM 1, shortwave 0 There are two abandoned high power mediumwave broadcasting facilities, situated at Encamp and on Pic Blanc. Radios: 16,000 Television broadcast stations: 1 Televisions: 27,000 As announced on 25 September 2007 all analogue transmissions ceased.
Television services are now provided by Televisió Digital Terrestre, which as well as broadcasting the one Andorran channel, broadcasts channels from Spain and France. Internet access is available only through the national telephone company, SOM. Access was first provided in the 1990s by dial-up, but this has since been replaced throughout the country by ADSL at a fixed speed of 2 Mbit/s, in metropolitan areas of the country by fibre to the home at a fixed speed of 100 Mbit/s; the whole country was to have Fibre-Optic to the Home at a minimum speed of 100 Mbit/s by 2010, the availability was complete in June 2012 although actual available bandwidth to the end user never exceeds 10Mbit/s. Internet service providers: 1 Internet hosts: 23,368 country comparison to the world: 90 Internet users: 58,900 country comparison to the world: 161 Country codes: AD Country calling code: 376 This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html.
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White Horse was a chief of the Kiowa. White Horse attended the council between southern plains tribes and the United States at Medicine Lodge in southern Kansas which resulted in the Medicine Lodge Treaty. Despite his attendance at the treaty signing he conducted frequent raids upon other tribes and white settlers. Follower of such elders as Guipago and old Satank, he was associated with Big Tree, this one too a young war leader in the Kiowa nation. In 1867 White Horse joined a war party of Comanches and Kiowas on a revenge raid against the Navajos, who were living in exile on the reservation near Fort Sumner, New Mexico. On June 12, 1870, White Horse led a raiding party on an attack on Fort Sill in Indian Territory and stole seventy-three mules. On June 22 in an attack on a cattle drive on the Chisolm Trail, White Horse killed and scalped two men, prior to the arrival of a cavalry detachment which drove them off. On the 9th day of July, 1870, the Kiowa Indians made a raid into Texas, they scattered a herd of cattle, killed two yoke of oxen, stole nine horses, one mule, a large amount of provisions, one tent, one wagon-cover, etc. all of which property was at the time owned by and in the possession of Colonel Samuel Newitt Wood.
In a raid on August 7, 1870 in Montague County, they killed German immigrant farmer, Gottlieb Koozer, took his wife and five children captive along with fourteen-year-old Martin Kilgore. Quaker Indian agent Lawrie Tatum bargained upon behalf of the hostages, not paying until they were all returned. White Horse took part in many raids, including the Warren Wagon Train Raid, on May 11, 1871 on Salt Creek Prairie in Texas, along with Satank, Zepko-ete, Big Tree, but he wasn't arrested nor involved in the trial in Jacksboro. On April 20, 1872 Zepko-ete and Tsen-tainte, with about one hundred of their Kiowa warriors and Comanche allies, attacked a government wagon train at Howard Wells station, along the San Antonio - El Paso trail, killing 17 Mexicans and kidnapping a woman. N. Cooney and lt. F. R. Vincent, got the Indians, but were forced to retreat after suffering two casualties. After Adobe Walls' fight, in June 1874, he joined Guipago and the Comanche under Quanah in the Red River War; the raiding would continue until April 1875 when he and his band surrendered at Fort Sill.
When forced by General Philip Sheridan to choose those among his tribe to be imprisoned in the east, White Horse was among those chosen by Kicking Bird. He would join other Kiowa as well as tribe members of the Comanche, Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho imprisoned at Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida. While incarcerated at Fort Marion, White Horse was among the prisoners who became artists in what would be called Ledger Art, for the ledgers they were drawn in. In 1878 he and the other Kiowa prisoners were returned to the reservation in Indian Territory near Fort Sill. Second Battle of Adobe Walls List of Native American artists Visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas Warren Wagon Train Raid Guipago Satanta Satank Tene-angopte Zepko-ete Mamanti Ado-ete
The Trinity Uniting Church is a heritage-listed Uniting church located at 62 The Boulevarde, in the Sydney suburb of Strathfield in the Municipality of Burwood local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was designed by George Sydney Jones & Harry Thompson and built from 1889 to 1890 by Thomas Hanley of Balmain, it is known as Trinity Congregational Church. The property is owned by the Uniting Church in Australia, it was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 19 September 2003. Trinity Church was formed from a split within the congregation of the Congregational Church in Burwood which itself had begun from an inter-denominational fellowship which met in a small weatherboard building on the Parramatta Road from 1861. Of the original church of 1866 only part of the Sunday School remains as it was burnt down in 1874, it was replaced by a stone church in 1880. There was a group at the Burwood church who became disenchanted with the set-up there and so, on Sunday 5 May 1889 a number of church members, together with the Rev George Littlemore, Burwood's former pastor, met for worship in the Burwood School of Arts.
Subsequently 48 people enrolled in the congregation of Trinity Church. However, two of the secessionists were wealthy men, Dr Philip Sydney Jones and the tobacco merchant George Todman, who could not agree on a site for a new church, so they built one each, thus Strathfield came to acquire two Congregational Churches at the same time - Trinity and Strathfield. Land for the new Trinity Church was either purchased or otherwise acquired on the corner of The Boulevarde and Morwick Street reputedly by the generosity of Dr P Sydney Jones. Sir Phillip's younger brother and brother-in-law, Harry Thomson, were the joint architects. George had served for a period in the offices of John Horbury Hunt; the level of detailing in the brickwork of the church may have been influenced by Hunt, but the overall design is much more Victorian in style. The Foundation Stone was laid on 2 November 1889 and the Dedication Ceremony on 26 January 1890; the builder was Thomas Hanley of Balmain and the cost of the new church was A₤1,449.
Gifts given to the church included a set of pulpit robes and communion plate given by the ladies of the congregation. The carpets and draperies were given by Edward Jones, brother of Sir Phillip, whose father was David Jones of department store fame; the Norman and Beard organ given by the Thompson family bought in England during a visit there by JD in 1909. The Congregation continued to grow and was served by a succession of able Ministers up until 1962 when, due to declining numbers, the congregation was no longer able to support its own Minister. A joint arrangement was made with Summer Hill; when Summer Hill Church closed Trinity became part of the Mid-Western Suburbs Group of Trinity, Strathfield-Homebush and Croydon. In 1977 this group became part of the Uniting Church of Australia. Victorian Romanesque church built in polychrome brick, red with blond patterning on the exterior, the reverse, blond with red detailing on the interior; the cruciform plan of the church is extended vertically through the spirelet over the crossing.
The church is oriented east-west, with the main entry at the western end through an attached porch. A secondary entrance is through the north transept. Small dark stained timber vestibules with stained glass doors provide protected entry on the inside of the church; the building is elaborately decorated both externally and internally. Contrasting brickwork is used for attached pilasters, quoining around window and door openings, string courses and coloureds bands of brickwork, diamond panels in the facework. Contrasting moulded bricks are used for string courses and hood moulds. Windows and doors have semicircular heads. Ogee hood moulds appear over the two entries to the church; the main roof is terra cotta Marseilles pattern tiles, but may have been slate. The roof over the vestry is colorbond. Roof over the western entrance porch is painted corrugated gal steel; the spire is clad in sheet metal. The floor is timber, sloping down from the west door toward the crossing, with a carpet down the aisle.
The floor is flat through the transepts. The chancel/sanctuary is on a raised platform, carpeted; the walls of the nave and transepts have a rendered dado with a timber dado rail. The dado to the sanctuary and the south transept has velvet curtains hanging in front of white lime washed brickwork; the ceiling is diagonally boarded with exposed trusses and purlins, triangular ceiling vents. The structure of the spire is supported by the four roof trusses over the crossing, is open through the ceiling for light and ventilation. Internally, the emphasis is with the pews arranged around the centre; the pews are original with bench seats and shaped slatted backs. Fold down seats exist on the ends of some pews; the pulpit and lectern and other sanctuary furniture appear to be original. A pipe organ occupies the south transept, it retains its original hand pump handle to the bellows. The church contains a fine collection of leadlight windows, featuring floral themes, memorials; the building retains its original gas light fittings.
The hall has been built with each stage being designed to complement the church. The building is of polychrome brickwork, red with blond trim, with a terra cotta Marseilles pattern tiled roof, hipped in form with skillion additions. A gabled entrance porch has been added to the west elevation. Windows are double contrasting brick quoins and sills. Internally, the floor
Ilesfay Technology Group LLC was a technology firm that provides cloud based replication and data delivery solutions. It was venture-backed, with the lead investor being CincyTechUSA; the firm announced via their website. Although not confirmed, members of the technology press have speculated that San Francisco based Autodesk, Inc. acquired Ilesfay for their replication technology. On August 15, 2012, Ilesfay received US patent #8,244,831 titled Method for the Preemptive Creation of Binary Delta Information within a Computer Network for their cloud-based delta encoding/binary differencing methods. On March 26, 2013, Ilesfay received US patent #8,407,315 titled Method for Horizontal Scale Delta Encoding. On November 26, 2013, Ilesfay received US patent #8,595,187 titled Serialization for Delta Encoding. Early angel investors in Ilesfay included Cincinnati Reds owner Bob Castellini. PointToCloud represents the Ilesfay file distribution architecture; this architecture defines a cloud-based distribution system that enables delivery of unstructured data without traditional leased line, point-to-point network connectivity.
Daniel Fortune Molokele is a Zimbabwean pro-democracy human rights lawyer well known for his fight for democracy. He resides in South Africa. Molokele was born Friday 31 January 1975 at the Wankie Colliery Hospital in the town of Hwange, in the north-western part of Zimbabwe, his father's name was Godfrey Majahana Mguni. He was a well-known community leader in Hwange. Among his accomplishments was being elected as the Workers Committee Chairperson between 1979 and 1994, he was a key leader of both the Associated Mineworkers Union of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions. He died on 28 September 2003. Molokele's mother, Jane Mpofu, was a career educator specializing in pre-school education, she is now based at Bulawayo. His father used to play in the amateur football league known as the Wankie Football Association, he was the Chairperson for a team that played under the WAFA league known as the Zulu Royals Football Club. Not to be outdone by his dad, Molokele's younger brother set up his own successful junior soccer team known as Skyline Football Club.
The team used to play under the Lwendulu Football Association during the latter part of the 1980s. Politically, both of Molokele's parents were active local leaders for the Zimbabwe African People's Union during his entire childhood years. Molokele spent all his childhood years at No.1 Colliery. His family stayed at several homes in Hwange that included P63, O21, L24 and M28. Molokele did all his seven years of primary education at the St Ignatius primary school between 1982 and 1988. In 1989, he was enrolled at a boarding school at Ntabazinduna, just outside Bulawayo where he did his studies from Form 1 to 4 at John Tallach secondary school till 1992. Between 1993 and 1994, he was enrolled at another boarding school in Gweru where he did his A level studies at Fletcher High School. In March 1995, he was admitted at the University of Zimbabwe law faculty where he completed his Bachelor of Laws honours degree in May 1999. Molokele was an activist from the time he arrived at the UZ, he was involved in various campus platforms such as the Christian Union, Matabeleland Development Society and of course in the mainstream student politics.
In this regard, Molokele became one of the most successful student political leaders in the history of Zimbabwe. He was a student leader at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare between 1995 and 1999. During the said period, he contested in three different elections in which he was elected as the Secretary General, Vice President and finally as the President of the Students Union, he was involved in the national and international student politics. He was elected as the Vice President of the Zimbabwe National Students Union from 1997 to 1999, he participated in different programmes and conferences of the Southern African Students Union from 1997 to 1999. He was one of the prominent student leaders that were instrumental in the setting up of the constitutional movement of Zimbabwe in 1997, the National Constitutional Assembly, he was at the forefront in the role, played by the students’ movement in the setting up of the Movement for Democratic Change in 1999. Unlike his peers, the late Learnmore Jongwe, Job Sikhala and Tafadzwa Musekiwa, among others, he opted not to be a Member of Parliament in 2000 and chose to work with the broader civil society movement in Zimbabwe before focusing at South Africa and Africa at large.
After his university years, Molokele relocated to Bulawayo where he worked as a legal practitioner at Ben Baron and Partners. He was soon lured to full-time activism when he was appointed as the Bulawayo regional programme officer for the National Constitutional Assembly. Afterwards he worked as the Zimbabwe southern regional programme officer for the local chapter of Transparency International. During his Bulawayo years from June 1999 to December 2003, Molokele was involved in the setting up of various organisations such as the Christian Legal Society, Gospel Music Association and the Christian Leadership Forum, Bulawayo Agenda, among others. Molokele relocated from Bulawayo to Johannesburg in January 2004. Prior to that, Molokele had changed his legal name from Fortune Mguni to Fortune Daniel Molokela-Tsiye in 2000, after a personal quest to reclaim his original family identity, his father's family only started using the Mguni surname after the death of his grandfather in the early 1970s. The process culminated in him being re-united with his father's original people, the Molokele clan in Mafikeng, South Africa, in September 2004.
During his early years in South Africa, Molokele continued his activism and was involved with various organisations and platforms. These included the Peace and Democracy Project, Zimbabwe Diaspora CSOs Forum, Zimbabwe Diaspora Development Chamber and the Global Zimbabwe Forum. In fact, it was due to his active role at the GZF that he was seconded to set up its office at Geneva in Switzerland between May and December 2008. Molokele has been employed by various other organisations in South Africa over the years; these include among others, Zimonline Media Trust, Doctors without Borders, Southern Africa Editors Forum, the World AIDS Campaign International. He was based at Cape Town between May 2009 and April 2011 where he was instrumental in the mobilisation of the Zimbabwean community there under the local chapter of the GZF. In recent years, Molokele has been involved with such platforms as the Zimbabwe Diaspora Support Initiative, Learnmore a
In the Line of Duty 4: Witness is a 1989 Hong Kong action film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Donnie Yen, Michael Wong and Cynthia Khan. The film was released in the Hong Kong on 21 July 1989; the film is nominally part of the loosely connected In the Line of Duty and Yes, Madam! series. The alternative titles of this and other films in the series can be cause for confusion; the film begins in Seattle. Seattle police officers Madam Yeung Lai-ching, Donnie Yen, their Caucasian partner Peter Woods tail a group of Chinese cocaine dealers through a mall. Madam Yeung and Peter tail them to a seaport that night, where a shipment has just arrived from Hong Kong. Chinese workmen load crates into the drug dealers' truck. Madam Yeung, in defiance of Peter, acrobatically infiltrates the docks and enters the truck, but is caught by one of the workmen, Luk Wan-ting, she convinces him that she's a stowaway illegal immigrant from Hong Kong, he takes her to his nearby attic apartment, where he gives her some money to help her, as he and his brother too were illegal immigrants for seven years.
He has just obtained legal ID cards for both of them. She tries to stealthily check in with Peter, tailing the cocaine dealers to an unknown location, but Luk grows suspicious and catches her. Just Luk's brother Ming crashes in through a skylight, pursued by six armed thugs to whom he owes $20,000 due to his gambling addiction. Luk attacks the thugs to save Ming. Madam Yeung joins the fight against the thugs. Together they drive the thugs away, she leaves. The next morning, Madam Yeung realizes, she ambushes him, they fight. After a minute he flees by jumping off a hundred-foot tower into the harbor. Meanwhile, Donnie tails one of the cocaine dealers to a restaurant, where his friend Captain Michael Wong happens to be having breakfast with a girl, he comes over to say hi to Donnie, inadvertently obscuring Donnie's view as the cocaine dealer leaves. Both of them are ambushed by a couple of martial artists. Donnie beats up both thugs and arrests them. Elsewhere, Peter has tailed the cocaine dealers to a mining corporation warehouse on the docks, where they sell cocaine to a Caucasian gang.
Peter attempts to arrest them all, revealing that the Caucasians' leader is a CIA officer named Mr. Robinson, which the Hong Kong dealers didn't know, he photographs Mr. Robinson in the act of the cocaine deal. Mr. Robinson draws a concealed shotgun and shoots Peter in the torso, he and his men shoot all the Chinese dealers dead, they try to retrieve the camera, but Peter is still alive, he flees the warehouse as Mr. Robinson shoots him again. Outside, he crashes into Luk, hands him his gun and the negative of the photo, tells him to give it to the police. Mr. Robinson and his men catch up and shoot him dead, they open fire at Luk too, but Luk flees behind a shed and accidentally drops the negative into the ocean. Mr. Robinson and his men continue to pursue Luk and shoot at him, but Luk is rescued at the last moment by the arrival of the Seattle police. Mr. Robinson and his men jump into their escape. Madam Yeung and the other officers drive up and find their partner's corpse and Luk with a gun.
They arrest Luk. At the Seattle police station, Donnie interrogates Luk, thinking he was a member of the Hong Kong gang and convinced that he hid the negative somewhere, while Luk proclaims his innocence. Donnie's interrogation is interrupted by a higher-ranking officer, Donnie leaves the interrogation room; the new officer threatens Luk to give him the negative, brutally beats him with a baton when he claims he doesn't know where it is. Luk defends himself and knocks out the corrupt officer puts on his uniform and sneaks out of the police station. Luk goes to Ming's apartment, Ming gives up his ID card, which Luk worked for seven years to get him, to get $3000 for a seat on a ship to take Luk back to Hong Kong that night, it is revealed. Just a couple of gunmen enter the apartment in search of Luk. Ming sacrifices his life to save Luk, while Luk keeps trying to save Ming until he dies finally flees. Just as Luk reaches the apartment complex's exit, Madam Yeung and Donnie pull up outside, having come to arrest him.
Luk runs back in. Madam Yeung and Donnie split up to search the apartment complex. Donnie sees Luk and chases him onto the rooftop, where Luk ambushes him, they fight. Donnie immediately gets the advantage and beats up Luk, who flees, jumping from rooftops with Donnie in hot pursuit. Luk rides it away. Donnie, still convinced that Luk is a cocaine dealer, draws his gun and takes aim, but Madam Yeung appears and knocks it away to save the innocent Luk, who escapes. Back at the Seattle police station, Donnie's superior orders him off the case because he has no faith in him, replaces him with Michael. Donnie requests to stay on the case as Michael's partner, Michael convinces their superior to allow it; that night, Luk goes to board the ship to Hong Kong. He has to sell his ID card as well to buy passage. Donnie gets information that Luk escaped to Hong Kong on that ship, he, Madam Yeung fly to Hong Kong, arriving before the ship; when the ship reaches port, the Hong Kong police board it to arrest Luk.
Luk flees to the other side of the ship and jumps off onto a cargo dock lies atop a giant cargo container as a forklift carries it through the police barrier. Donnie climbs atop a t