Ugandans urged to pray for elections on Archbishop Janani Luwum…

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Photo: Church of Uganda[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali, has called on Christians to observe next week’s observance of martyred Archbishop Janani Luwum – for the first time a public holiday in Uganda – as a day of prayer for the national elections which take place two days later.Archbishop Janani Luwum was the third Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boga-Zaire. On 16 February 1977 he was arrested on false charges by former President Idi Amin and was shot and killed later that day in an attempt to silence religious leaders who challenged Amin on a number of issues.“Archbishop Luwum’s assassination is considered a turning point in Uganda’s history,” a spokesman for the Province said. “For the international community, a line had been crossed and they were jolted into an awareness that Amin and his regime had to go. It set the stage for the Tanzanian-led campaign that removed Amin from power two years later.”Luwum is commemorated as a martyr in many parts of the Anglican Communion on 17 February each year. A Martyrs Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral was dedicated to him; and in 1998 a statue of Janani Luwum was unveiled outside Westminster Abbey. The anniversary of Luwum’s assassination has also long been commemorated in Uganda. Last year, at the first internationally focused commemoration, Archbishop Ntagali asked the government to declare 16 February a public holiday in honour of Archbishop Luwum, which they have done.Now, Archbishop Ntagali is calling on all Christians to observe the new public holiday as a day of prayer for the national elections. The country will vote on 18 February in presidential, parliamentary and local ballots.Churches around the country will hold special services on next Tuesday. Archbishop Ntagali will preach at a special service in Luwum’s birth-village, Mucwini in the Kitgum District. President Yoweri Museveni has been invited as guest of honour.“Our theme is ‘Jesus our Peace,’” Archbishop Ntagali said. “It is taken from Ephesians 2:14, which says, ‘For [Jesus] himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility.’“I thank God that we have the opportunity two days before casting our ballot to slow down, pause, and remember the cause of ‘God and my country’ for which Archbishop Janani Luwum died.“We need this reminder of the bigger issues before us of harmony and truth, unity and respect for one another, and a non-violent and peaceful Uganda. This is what Archbishop Janani Luwum demonstrated in his life.”Christians throughout Uganda are being urged to make a pilgrimage to Mucwini on Tuesday to join the commemoration. Those unable to attend are being asked to attend observances in local churches.“Whether at church or at home with your family, this year’s commemoration of Archbishop Janani Luwum will focus on one thing that was close to his heart – a non-violent and peaceful Uganda, and a Uganda that respects the life and dignity of every person,” a provincial spokesman said.“Archbishop Janani Luwum served as Archbishop during Idi Amin’s Presidency. He, along with other religious leaders, appealed to Amin to stop the killings of innocent people, to govern the country with justice, and to respect the authority entrusted to them by God. In return, Archbishop Janani Luwum was accused of treason, arrested, and assassinated.“Because of his Christian convictions in confronting oppressive powers and his refusal to recant his appeal for life and justice for the people of Uganda, he was killed. Not only was his life a witness and testimony to the Gospel and the power of Jesus Christ, but his death was also such a witness. Because of that, he is considered a martyr.”last_img read more

Qumulo Executive Gregg Machon Named Top Channel Chief for Third Consecutive Year

first_img Qumulo Executive Gregg Machon Named Top Channel Chief for Third Consecutive Year WhatsApp Facebook Facebook Twitter TAGS  Twitter Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp Pinterest SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 8, 2021– Qumulo, the breakthrough leader in radically simplifying enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Gregg Machon, Vice President of Worldwide Channels and OEMs for Qumulo, a Top Channel Chief for 2021. The prestigious annual list recognizes top IT channel leaders who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation and growth for the IT channel. This is the third consecutive year Machon has been named to the CRN Channel Chiefs list. As the lead for the Qumulo channel strategy, Machon ensures both solutions providers and channel partners have the strategy, tools, programs and resources needed to profitably grow their businesses. With Qumulo, create highly performant solutions that provide customers with the simplest way to manage today’s digital enterprise. The Qumulo® File Data Platform enables customers to control their costs, maintain existing investments, view analytics across all deployments and avoid expensive trade-offs by creating a contiguous file system, regardless of where data is managed and accessed – on prem, cloud, and at the edge. “We cultivate a broad ecosystem to help customers do more with Qumulo,” said Machon. “We’ve designed the Qumulo Partner Program to enhance our partners’ profitability with high-quality training, sales support, marketing and demand generation resources, as well as fast access to the information they need – when they need it – to ensure they can easily meet their customers’ needs.” Qumulo provides its partners with innovation that gives enterprises superior management, visibility and security of file data at a massive scale, with simplicity. Its high-performance file data platform includes powerful data services to help to manage the full data life cycle from ingestion, transformation, publishing and archiving with dynamic scalability, predictive cache, real-time analytics and an advanced API. “As the world moves toward a digital transformation, Qumulo is driving leading-edge innovation and relentlessly clearing the path for our exceptional partners to build practices that offer radically simplified data management, protection and services both on-prem and in the cloud,” added Machon. The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs and partnerships. All honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates. “CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success.” CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2021 issue of CRN Magazine and online at Tweet This: @Qumulo’s Gregg Machon recognized as 2021 @CRN Channel Chief for third consecutive year #CRNChannelChiefs @channelchief1 Resources Qumulo Partner Program Qumulo File Data Platform What’s New in the Qumulo File Data Platform Qumulo File Data Platform Software Architecture Whitepaper About Qumulo, Inc. Qumulo is the breakthrough leader in simplifying data management in its native file form at a massive scale across hybrid-cloud environments. Its high-performance file data platform is designed to store, manage and create workflows and applications with data in its native file form at massive scale on prem and in the public cloud. Qumulo is trusted by Fortune 500 companies, major film and animation studios, and some of the largest research facilities in the world to easily manage the full data lifecycle from ingestion, transformation, publishing and archiving with cost-effective capacity, dynamic scalability, automatic encryption, real-time visibility and an advanced API that enables customers to easily integrate Qumulo into their ecosystem and workflows. About The Channel Company The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. Follow The Channel Company:Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Qumulo and the Qumulo logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Qumulo, Inc. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. All other marks and names herein may be trademarks of other companies. Copyright © 2021. All Rights Reserved. View source version on CONTACT: Qumulo Contact Stacey Collins Burbach [email protected] 415-310-9767The Channel Company Contact: Jennifer Hogan The Channel Company [email protected] KEYWORD: WASHINGTON UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS DATA MANAGEMENT SOURCE: Qumulo Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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Valentine’s Day Plant

first_imgWalking down the long Crape Myrtle Allée at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, you’ll see several large, Vietnamese glazed pots filled with cool-season flowers. For this to be the first week in February, they are looking rather impressive thanks to what may be the perfect Valentine’s Day plant, the Persian cyclamen. Just thinking about Valentine’s Day used to give me the shudders. Now, three cyclamen in a basket and a nice dinner at a Savannah, Georgia, restaurant, and I am home free.You cannot beat the number of flowers it produces or its long period of bloom. Cyclamen comes in the traditional Valentine’s Day colors of red, pink and white, and the shades of purple and lavender will leave her mesmerized. If that were not enough, consider that the plant’s incredibly striking leaves are heart-shaped.Cyclamen is one example of a plant whose foliage contributes significantly to the plant’s beauty. Most cyclamen, you see, have some pattern of silver or gray variegation in those heart-shaped leaves. Another thing I like about the cyclamen is its ability to tolerate cool conditions. Cyclamen loves temperatures from 40 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. That is the average outdoor temperature range during much of the late winter and spring. This means the pot near the front door where a geranium bloomed all summer can now be filled with cyclamen.Most plant-lovers think about using them indoors, but I urge you to be bold and use them outdoors too, like we are. We have them partnered with various shades of fragrant dianthus and a touch of variegated lamium. Try them in containers, window boxes and even baskets. Don’t skimp and buy the bargain heavy potting soil, but instead use a good, lightweight soil mix. This will pay dividends because, with a little care, your cyclamen will still be blooming as spring arrives.Keep the cyclamen evenly moist, but never soggy. When watering, I like to use a little can with a spout to place the water around the edge of the container without watering the crown or center of the plant directly. If bone-chilling temperatures are in the forecast, simply tuck your container inside for a day.The cyclamen will certainly last longer than cut flowers. Try a mix of three differing colors in a decorative container or basket, add a fine dinner at her favorite restaurant, turn on the charm that stole her heart and you’ll be in great shape for Valentine’s Day.Follow me on Twitter @CGBGgardenguru. For more information about the UGA Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, go to read more