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Mayor of New York Lends Support to GUBA Awards USA 2019

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GUBA Enterprise is proud to announce the support of the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio at the GUBA Awards USA 2019. The awards ceremony will take place on 26thSeptember 2019 at the Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York City. Mayor Blasio commends GUBA Enterprises’ efforts in its “mission to unite and empower African people and organizations, and promote economic, cultural, and diplomatic ties between countries throughout the African continent and nations across the globe.”

Other esteemed guests attending the awards ceremony include: H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana; President of Madagascar H.E Andry Rajoelina; President of Guinea,H.E. Alpha Condéand Burkina Faso’s President, H.E. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The president of the ECOWAS Commission Jean- Claud Kassi Brauand Veteran Hollywood actor Danny Glover,Sheryl Lee Ralphand Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s sister, activist Dr. Naomi King will also be in attendance.

There will also be a presentation to GUBA Black Star Awardees: Patrick Awuahfor his exemplary work in Education; Rosa Whitakerfor her Excellence in Africa advancement; Richelieu Dennisfor Editorial achievements and many more.

Mayor Blasio highlights that “this event will also showcase entrepreneurship and trade opportunities and highlight the importance of Goal 17 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, “Partnerships for Goals,” in promoting international cooperation to help end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and prevent the harmful effects of climate change by 2030.”

Following the tremendous success of GUBA UK over the past decade, GUBA Enterprise is extending internationally and taking root in the United States of America to put the spotlight on the Diaspora within this pantheon community. The African Diaspora in the Americas continues to influence Arts and Culture, Business, sport, technology, and entertainment. GUBA recognizes and celebrates the efforts of these game-changers, as a way to encourage the promotion of growth and innovation in Africa, to the rest of the world.

GUBA Awards USA is powered by GUBA Enterprise and proudly title sponsored by Samara Company Ltd, producers of SASSO Insecticide Spray, and co-sponsored by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Kosmos Energy Limited, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and Turkish Airlines.

For more information on sponsorship, advertising, exhibition and tickets purchases, visit www.gubausa.com

 

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The Ghana Garden And Flower Show December Edition Is Here

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The December edition of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show, organized by Strategic Communications Africa Limited (Stratcomm Africa) and the Ghana Garden and Flower Movement, is currently under way at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park, Accra. With the theme, Growth unleashed – SPREAD THE LOVE, the Show  opened on Thursday 8th December and will run until Monday 12th December 2022, from 9 am to 9 pm each day.

The ongoing Show offers many exciting activities such as;

  • Exhibition (8th – 12th December 2022, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm)
  • Masterclass for Adults, topic: Spruce Up Your Garden for Christmas (Friday, 9th December 2022,12:00 pm – 2:00 pm)
  • Little Green Fingers -Children’s and Beginners Gardening classes (Friday 9th – Sunday 11th  December 2022, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Kids Playground (Friday, 9th December – Sunday, 11th December 2022, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Sip and Paint (Friday 9th – Sunday 11th December 2022, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
  • Praise Jam – Stratcomm Africa’s annual end-of-year thanksgiving musical concert (Sunday, 11th December 2022, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm)

Ms Esther A N Cobbah Cobbah, CEO of Stratcomm Africa says, “Climate change and environmental degradation threaten our existence, and we all have a duty to fight to protect Mother Earth. This Christmas and beyond, Unleash Growth and Spread the Love for a Greener, Cleaner, Healthier, Wealthier and more Beautiful Ghana”.

Ms. Cobbah added, “Christmas is a time to show love. The December Ghana Garden and Flower Show presents another opportunity for environmental edutainment, enterprise and beautification. We invite you to come because you love the earth and care about its protection and preservation. Come benefit from knowledge, fun, networking and relaxation”.

In August this year the Movement/ Show marked 10 years of a focus on, and commitment to, contributing to the realization of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through promoting a Greener, Cleaner, Healthier, Wealthier, and More Beautiful Ghana. It attracted over 28,000 visitors, having grown from 1,400 visitors in the first Show in 2013.

The Show continues to grow bigger and better with every event and with ever growing international appeal and recognition, it is necessary, that growth is unleashed in every capacity.

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How to Stay Healthy and Avoid Back Pain While Diamond Painting

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If you enjoy diamond painting, you’ll notice that time flies by as you settle down to work on the canvas and that standing up gives you a tickle in your spine. When diamond painting, some people don’t have time to concentrate about anything else and only experience back and shoulder ache when they regain consciousness. This article will provide you some advice on how to stay healthy while painting diamonds and prevent back pain. To lessen the stress of painting, you can purchase the Cheap Diamond Art Kits that suit you.

Stretch your muscles and rest.

When you’re focused on something, it’s nice, but you may become so absorbed in it that you lose track of time. And regrettably, prolonged sitting can result in neck and back pain. Therefore, the greatest suggestion when painting diamonds is to frequently stand up and stretch, as well as perform some simple neck twists and shoulder stretches, which will keep you feeling rejuvenated and help prevent limbs from becoming overly stretched. Pain and stiffness.

Get a comfy chair and table

It is crucial to have the proper setup when working at a workbench for diamond painting. This includes having the appropriate chair, table, and lighting. All of the aforementioned items can help you prevent or lessen neck and back strain. First, make sure you have a comfortable chair with sufficient back support that is ideally at the same height as your desk. Back and neck problems are more likely to occur if you don’t have the proper chair. The second step is to confirm that your desk is the proper height. When typing or using a mouse, your elbows should be at a 90-degree angle. Neck and back pain might result from a desk that is too high or low.

Upgrade the chair with a cushion

If you don’t want to modify the chair, you can top it off with a wedge-shaped seat cushion. You don’t need to purchase a new chair because this cushion can be used on any chair. By relieving pressure on your tailbone when you sit down, this cushion helps to ease back pain. Additionally, the wedge-shaped seat cushion’s elevated height promotes blood circulation while preventing further back strain.

To Help Reduce Muscle Strains, Use an Easel

Using the bevel for diamond painting helps to maintain proper posture, hence decreasing issues like various discomforts and back pains brought on by prolonged sitting. Craft tables and easels are designed to tilt the workplace towards the artist. The diamond canvas may be turned toward you so that you can paint in a comfortable position. In addition to the craft table, you can also choose an easel or a laptop stand, which offer the same benefits as the craft table.

Adjust healthy posture

Adopting good posture is one of the most crucial methods to prevent back discomfort. Your muscles become strained and sore when your back is bent in a certain position for an extended period of time. While stretching exercises and shifting seats might lessen the likelihood of back pain, they cannot entirely undo the harm done by poor sitting posture. In order to avoid injury, you should support your back appropriately, maintain your feet on the ground, reach the workbench and other things, and keep your eyes straight ahead.

There are numerous steps you can take to properly prevent back pain when you dedicate yourself to diamond painting. Try the strategies listed above to feel happier while painting. At topdiamondart.com, you can purchase a wonderful Diamond Painting for Sale directly at a great price.

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The best movies to stream these holidays, from Dune to Top Gun: Maverick, Uncharted to Candyman, Licorice Pizza to House of Gucci

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Top Gun: Maverick, Dune, Licorice Pizza, House of Gucci, Get Out, Uncharted, Candyman, Respect, Kimi, Moonfall, The Addams Family 2, Together and more on Showmax this holiday season
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TOP GUN: MAVERICK | Stream from 23 January 2023
After thirty years, Maverick (Oscar nominee Tom Cruise) is still pushing the envelope as a top naval aviator, but must confront ghosts of his past when he leads TOP GUN’s elite graduates on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.
The biggest box office hit of 2022 globally, Top Gun: Maverick is also one of the best reviewed films of the year, with a 96% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and Independent calling it “as thrilling as blockbusters get”; Daily Telegraph hailing it as “unquestionably the best studio action film since 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road”; and Time/Out saying, “You will want to high five someone on the way out.”
Up for the People’s Choice Award for The Movie of 2022, Top Gun: Maverick co-stars Miles Teller (The Offer), Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful MindRequiem for a Dream), Val Kilmer (Heat) and Emmy winner Jon Hamm (Mad Men).
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DUNE | Stream now
Winner of six Oscars and five BAFTAs, Dune is now streaming on Showmax.
Directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (ArrivalBlade Runner 2049) from Frank Herbert’s classic bestseller, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides (Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet). Paul must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people – as conflict grows over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence.
As Lady Jessica Atreides, Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman) won a Critics Choice Super Award for Best Actress In Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie. Oscar winner Javier Bardem, Emmy winner Zendaya, Oscar nominees Charlotte Rampling and Josh Brolin, Emmy nominees Oscar Isaac and Stellan Skarsgård, and the likes of Jason Momoa and Dave Bautista co-star.
Dune has an 83% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In their five-star review, The Guardian praises Dune as “blockbuster cinema at its dizzying, dazzling best… Dune reminds us what a Hollywood blockbuster can be.”
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LICORICE PIZZA | Stream from 9 January 2023
Nominated for three Oscars this year – Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay – Licorice Pizza tells the story of Alana Kane, a 25-year-old photography assistant, and 15-year-old actor Gary Valentine as they navigate first love in the 70s.
Licorice Pizza won a 2022 BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay for 11-time Oscar-nominee, writer, producer and director Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie NightsPhantom ThreadHard Eight). Grammy-nominated singer Alana Haim’s debut film role earned her a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress, with her co-star Cooper Hoffman (son of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman) nominated for Best Young Actor at the Critics Choice Awards, where Licorice Pizza won Best Comedy.
Licorice Pizza has a 91% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes and earned widespread critical acclaim for both its director – with Empire Magazine calling Anderson “a master at work” – and its fresh-faced leads, who hold their own alongside a supporting cast of heavy-hitters like Oscar winner Sean Penn, nine-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper, and Oscar nominee, Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Tom Waits.
“There are two courtships unfolding in Licorice Pizza,” says Rolling Stone, “and only one of them is happening on the screen. The other is between us and the movie. Guess who ends up punch-drunk and smitten?”
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HOUSE OF GUCCI | Stream from 5 January 2023
Inspired by the shocking true story of the family behind the Italian fashion empire, House of Gucci follows Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, who marries into the Gucci family. But her unbridled ambition begins to unravel their legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder.
The all-star cast is led by Oscar winner Lady Gaga (A Star is Born) and two-time Oscar nominee Adam Driver (Marriage Story). Oscar winners Al Pacino (The Godfather), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), and Jeremy Irons (Munich: The Edge of War) co-star, along with the likes of Oscar nominee Salma Hayek (FridaDesperado), and Jack Huston (The IrishmanAmerican HustleBoardwalk Empire).
Directed by four-time Oscar nominee Ridley Scott (Gladiator), House of Gucci was nominated for British Film of the Year at the BAFTAs, best female actor (Lady Gaga) at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and Critics Choice Awards, and best makeup and hairstyling at the Oscars this year, among other honours.
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CANDYMAN | Stream now
Don’t say his name…
For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighbourhood were terrorised by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror.
In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II from Watchmen and Us) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris from If Beale Street Could Talk and The Photograph), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore the true story behind Candyman in his paintings, unknowingly unleashing a terrifying new wave of violence.
Yahya was named Best Actor in a Horror Movie at the 2022 Critics Choice Super Awards, where Candyman was also up for Best Horror Movie. Yahya also won at the 2022 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Nia daCosta was named one of Palm Springs International Film Festivals’ Directors to Watch, and the horror was up for BET and Black Reel Awards, among other honours.
A number one box office hit, Candyman was the sixth best-reviewed horror film of 2021 on Rotten Tomatoes, with an 84% critics’ rating.
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UNCHARTED  | Stream now
The 11th-biggest box office hit of 2022 so far, Uncharted introduces audiences to street-smart Nathan Drake (People’s Choice winner Tom Holland, aka Spider-Man) and showcases his first treasure-hunting adventure with wisecracking partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg).
Inspired by the acclaimed video game series, this action-adventure epic spans the globe and follows Nate and Sully as they embark on the dangerous pursuit of “the greatest treasure never found” while also tracking clues that may lead to Nate’s long-lost brother.
Oscar nominee Antonio Banderas and Sophia Ali (Dr Dahlia Qadri in Grey’s Anatomy) co-star.
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RESPECT | Stream from 22 December 2022
South African Liesl Tommy (Mrs. Fletcher, The Walking DeadJessica Jones) directs Respect, a music biopic about the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson plays the lead role – after being recommended by Aretha herself after she saw Dreamgirls.
Respect was up for Drama Movie of 2021 at the People’s Choice Awards, where Hudson was up for Favourite Female Movie Star. The soundtrack was also Grammy nominated. Among many, many other accolades, Tommy was nominated as Breakthrough Creative at the 2022 Image Awards, while fellow South African Avril Beukes (Peabody winner David Makes Man, Queen Sugar, Yesterday) was up for Best Editor at the 2022 Black Reel Awards.
The cast includes Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (Godfather of Harlem), Emmy winners Audra McDonald (The Good FightThe Gilded Age) and Tate Donovan (ArgoRocketman), BET Comedy Award winner Marlon Wayans (White Chicks), Critics Choice nominee Marc Maron (GLOW), and nine-time Grammy winner Mary J Blige.
Observer says, “Jennifer Hudson as Aretha is the whole deal,” while The Hollywood Reporter calls Respect, “An intimate gift of love, rich in complexity, spirituality, Black pride and feminist grit.”
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KIMI | Stream from 9 December 2022
Multi-award winner Zoë Kravitz (Big Little Lies) was nominated for a 2022 Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress as Angela Childs, an agoraphobic Seattle tech worker who uncovers evidence of a crime.
Directed by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies and Videotape), Kimi was up for Best Streaming Movie at the 2022 Hollywood Critics Associaton Television Awards and has a 92% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
In their five-star review, Telegraph wrote, “Zoë Kravitz is magnificent in Steven Soderbergh’s techno-thriller about the dangers of letting technology’s tentacles wrap around our lives… Stylish, gripping and brisk.”
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MOONFALL | Stream from 12 December 2022
From “the master of disaster” Roland Emmerich (Independence Day2012GodzillaThe Day After Tomorrow) comes Moonfall, a sci-fi disaster romp that sees the moon hurtling on a collision course toward Earth after a mysterious force knocks it out of orbit.
Moonfall stars Oscar winner Halle Berry (John Wick 3BruisedMonster’s Ball), Emmy nominee Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring) and John Bradley (Game of Thrones’ Samwell Tarly). The cast also includes the likes of Black Reel Award winner Michael Peña (Ant-Man’s Luis), Charlie Plummer (Looking for Alaska), Emmy winner Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games’ President Snow) and Nigerian-American actor Eme Ikwuakor (CounterpartInhumans).
New York Magazine/Vulture calls it “unapologetically absurd and so very fun,” while Associated Press says, “Emmerich’s latest is an absolutely bananas piece of big-budget filmmaking, a sci-fi-, action- and disaster-thriller that gets more crazy by the minute. It makes Independence Day look like Little Women.”
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THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2  | Stream from 2 January 2023
Everyone’s favourite spooky family is back in The Addams Family 2, which finds Morticia (Oscar winner Charlize Theron) and Gomez (Emmy nominee Oscar Isaac) distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and are totally consumed with “scream time.”
To reclaim their bond, they decide to cram Wednesday (Critics Choice nominee Chloë Grace Moretz), Pugsley (Javon Walton from Euphoria), Uncle Fester (Emmy nominee Nick Kroll) and the crew into their haunted camper for one last marvellously miserable family road trip. Their adventure across America to see Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and of course, Death Valley, takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, It (Emmy winner Snoop Dogg), as well as many new kooky characters. What could possibly go wrong?
As Morticia, Theron was nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award for Favourite Voice From An Animated Movie.
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TOGETHER | Stream from 30 January
In Together, multi-award winners James McAvoy (SplitX-Men) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) play a husband and wife whose relationship is tested by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Co-directed by three-time Oscar nominee Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) and written by BAFTA winner Dennis Kelly (Utopia), Together won the 2022 BAFTA for Single Drama, with McAvoy taking home a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor – Television.
The Observer calls it “an hour and a half of cinematic fury… at once suspenseful, provocative, funny and heartbreaking.”
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GET OUT | Stream from 26 January
Just named one of the top 100 films of all time in Sight & Sound’s once-a-decade critics’ poll, Get Out follows a young African-American who visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him reaches a boiling point.
For Get Out, Jordan Peele became the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, as well as the first African American to be nominated for producing, writing and directing in the same year. Get Out went on to win over 150 awards internationally.
As Chris Washington, Daniel Kaluuya was nominated for an Oscar and BAFTA for Best Actor, with Lil Rel Howery (Judas and the Black Messiah) taking home the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance as Rod. Critics Choice nominee Allison Williams (Girls), Oscar nominees Catherine Keener (Being John Malkovich) and LaKeith Stanfeild (Judas and the Black Messiah), Emmy winner Bradley Whitford (The Handmaid’s Tale), Emmy nominee Stephen Root (Barry), and Critics Choice Super nominee Caleb Landry Jones (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) co-star.
Get Out has a 98% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics’ consensus calls it “​​funny, scary and thought-provoking.”
Also look out for Peele’s similarly acclaimed horror Us, starring Lupita Nyong’o, back on Showmax from 26 January 2023.
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MOONSHOT  | Stream now
Moonshot follows Walt (People’s Choice winner Cole Sprouse from Riverdale) and Sophie (Teen Choice nominee Lana Condor from To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before) as they join forces in order to be reunited with their significant others – a journey that winds up taking them both wildly and unexpectedly off course.
A romantic comedy with a twist, Moonshot also stars Emmy nominee Zach Braff (Scrubs), Lukas Gage (The White Lotus), and Mason Gooding (Scream).
The New York Times says: “Condor is note-perfect, and Winterbauer directs with a light, playful touch, giving the movie an energy that’s nimble and vibrantly sexy.”
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THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW | Stream now
In The Wolf of Snow Hollow, terror grips a small mountain town as bodies are discovered after each full moon. Losing sleep, raising a teenage daughter, and caring for his ailing father, officer Marshall struggles to remind himself there’s no such thing as werewolves.
The film has an 89% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with nominations for two 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards – Best Limited Release Film and Best Lead Performance for Sundance and SXSW winner Jim Cummings (who also wrote and directed the film), as well as a Fright Meter Award for the late Oscar-nominated Robert Forster (The DescendantsJackie Brown). The cast also includes Critics Choice nominee Jimmy Tatro (American Vandal) and Emmy nominee Riki Lindhome (WednesdayKnives Out).
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TOGETHER TOGETHER | Stream from 26 December 2022
In Together Together, a young loner becomes the surrogate for a single man in his 40s, but the two strangers soon realise this unexpected relationship will challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love. Teen Choice winner Ed Helms (The HangoverThe Office) and comedian Patti Harrison (ShrillI Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson) co-star.
The award-winning Together Together has a 91% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. As The New York Times says, “Sweet, sensitive and surprisingly insightful, Nikole Beckwith’s Together Together fashions the signposts of the romantic comedy – the meet-cute, the misunderstanding, the mutual acceptance – into a wry examination of a very different relationship.”
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QUEEN BEES | Stream from 15 December 2022
In Queen Bees, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community, where she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying “mean girls.”
Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream) leads the cast, alongside the likes of Oscar nominees Ann-Margret (Grumpy Old Men) and the late James Caan (The Godfather) as well as Emmy winners Jane Curtin (3rd Rock From The Sun), Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy), Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future), and Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost).
Helmed by Emmy-winning Friends director Michael Lembeck, Queen Bees was nominated for the 2022 AARP Movies for Grownups Best Buddy Picture Award, as well as the 2022 Humanitas Prize.
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DOWNTON ABBEY: THE MOVIE | Stream from 23 January 2023
Downton Abbey, the movie, continues the story of the beloved, multi-award-winning historical drama series as the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives: a royal visit from the king and queen of England. But the auspicious occasion soon unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue, leaving the future of Downton hanging in the balance.
Written by series creator and Oscar winner Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park), and directed by Emmy nominee Michael Engler (The Gilded Age), the film sees the return of much of the original cast, including the likes of Emmy nominees Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery and Jim Carter, Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton and Oscar winner Maggie Smith, with BAFTA nominee Geraldine James and Simon Jones joining the cast as Queen Mary and King George V.
Nominated for two Critics Choice Awards, the film has an 84% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with Times (UK) calling it “utterly, ineffably, and often fabulously, Downton.”
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CHRISTMAS IS CANCELLED  | Stream from 19 December 2022
Showmax is counting down the days to Christmas, advent calendar style, with a new festive film every day until Santa comes.
Alongside classics like How The Grinch Stole Christmas and Stick Man, look out for Christmas is Cancelled, starring Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs), Dermot Mulroney (August, Osage County and My Best Friend’s Wedding), and Janel Parrish (Pretty Little LiarsTo All The Boys I’ve Loved Before).
When 29-year-old Emma finds out that her widowed, 52-year-old dad has been dating her high school nemesis, she freaks out and embarks on a hilarious, no-holds-barred mission to break them up during their annual family Christmas festivities.
EVERYTHING ON SHOWMAX IN DECEMBER 2022
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Why You Need Professional Repairs for Your Air Nail Guns

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Before we start discussing why you need professional repairs for your air nail guns, you need to know what an air nail gun is, how it works, and what its advantages are. If you are a newcomer to an industry where you need to work with air nail guns, then this article is appropriate for you as it covers all the relevant information.

There are various benefits and features on which you can compare and get the best air nail gun. But, while using an air nail gun you can also face some malfunctioning of the tool and before it gets worse you need to repair it. Moreover, working with a defective air nail gun can be risky too and therefore you need professional repairs for your air nail guns.

Air Nail Gun:

Air nail guns use air compression energy to work, unlike an electric nail gun that requires electrical energy. Professionals prefer this type of nail gun due to its various advantages. Some of them are-

  • It is robust and easy to use.
  • This type of gun is far better than the electric nail gun because they don’t need an electrical connection so can work in a power cut too.
  • One can get a huge amount of variety when purchasing one.
  • They are smaller in size and therefore easy to hold.
  • They are not so much heavy too and that is why they are easy to work for more hours.

For those who do not know, the air nail gun was the first model introduced to help create various projects. This device was claimed to be successful after its launch as it completely changed the job site and was both money and time efficient. You can stick to the article to learn more about professional repairs for your air nail guns.air nail guns.

Why do you need Professional Repair for Air Nail Guns?

The various reasons why you need professionals to repair an air nail gun are-

  • Air nail guns use pneumatic rams and solenoids to fire the nail at a speed of 200 miles. So, trying to fix these machines can be of significant risk, and one may need to put a lot of effort into doing it. When you choose to have professional repairs for your air nail guns they incorporate adequate safety measures while working and risks of accidents are lessened.
  • One of the most common issues these nail guns face is the jammed feeding mechanism. This issue can be fixed by reassembling the tools and removing all the extra nails attached. Professionals are knowledgeable and experienced in this subject so they can do the work efficiently.
  • Often, these nail guns require a leaking o ring, so if your tools are malfunctioning, one may require a seal kit that only professionals have.
  • There are various methods of professional repairs for your air nail guns. Before applying any of the tips and tricks, you need to understand the issues your air nail gun is facing so that you can plan the repair accordingly. The professionals for this particular work are trained to do this job. So, it is better to put responsibility over them. They will detect the problem and solve it in less time.
  • It is claimed that professional repairs for your air nail guns don’t require much cost, so you must check with the professional to know about your issue.

Conclusion

It depends on the individual on which type of nail gun they want to purchase, but professionals suggest an individual purchase the air nail gun as it is more beneficial. This gun was introduced to eliminate the extra work of the professionals, and just after its launch, the machine captured the market as this product was a hit. It is claimed that one can finish the project on time with the help of an air nail gun as it doesn’t require electricity. Therefore the work can go on during a power cut too. And, time is a much vital factor for such works. Air nail guns are popular because they are easy to use, and one can carry them without risk. Moreover, you can have the facility to go for professional repairs for your air nail guns when needed. Therefore, it is better to choose an air nail gun to utilize the maximum benefits.

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Technology as an Enabler of Inclusive Learning for Children Living with Disabilities

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MEST Africa in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation hosted the last edition of Edtech Monday for the year 2022, focusing on the challenges faced by learners with disabilities, on Citi FM, Ghana. (more…)

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The Importance of Emotional Communication in Relationships

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Communication in Relationships

A smile on the lips, a gentle touch, crossed arms, or even a mockingly contorted mouth – facial expressions and body language often tell us more about our emotional state than words do. A correct interpretation of emotions is the basis for communication, especially with life partners.

A good couple should always have good communication on an emotional level. This type of communication is the key to preventing possible conflicts and discussions in the relationship.

A psychologist who specializes in relationships and communication on shagle video chatnoticed that many couples today do not support this type of communication between themselves, causing serious problems for each other.

What is emotional communication

This kind of communication is centered on exchanging all of the emotions and feelings shared by a couple. Additionally, empathy is important because it allows each partner in the relationship to put themselves in the other’s shoes.

Emotional communication attaches much more importance to emotional language than to verbal language. Although dialogue is important to the couple, facial expressions and body language are much more important.

What happens when there is no emotional communication in relationships

The relationship may significantly worsen if there are specific issues with emotional communication:

  • One of the partners in the couple could be depressed, sad, or bored. This can lead to problems in the future as one notices that their partner is wrong, but does not know why.
  • In the other case, there is something that bothers one of the sides of the relationship, but they don’t say it and stay silent. Nonverbal language makes the other person feel that something is wrong, which creates distance between partners.

The importance of emotional communication in relationships

Maintaining good emotional communication with your partner is important for several reasons:

  • There will be much less conflict and arguments between partners. You can say things clearly without going to extremes.
  • Each partner has much more empathy for the other. This allows possible conflicts to be resolved better and peacefully.
  • The opportunity to share all emotions and feelings mutually.

How to achieve good emotional communication in relationships

  • It is important to start using different emotional verbs in communication: to love, to cheer, to cry, to empathize.
  • Recriminations should be avoided since they push the other person into a defensive position and raise the risk of future conflicts.
  • When dealing with a problem, it is important that both people want to sit down to solve it. It is better to postpone this conversation than to do it inappropriately. Therefore, it is very important to be able to respect everyone’s personal space.

In the end, verbal and emotional communication in relationships is equally crucial. Above all, each person must establish good communication with themselves, letting go of any unproductive negative thoughts. As a result, it’s critical to keep in close contact with the partner. To gain a first-person understanding of the other person, you should be able to listen to them and put yourself in their situation. In that case, every aspect of the relationship will be significantly improved, and everyone will feel extremely competent in living together as a couple.

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