first_imgThe 18-year-old duo of Shavron Williams of Lot 2 Meadow Bank, East Bank Demerara and Trevor Williams of Lot 16 Rahaman’s Park, Georgetown appeared on Friday before Georgetown Magistrate Leron Daly, charged for larceny.The Prosecution is contending that between December 1 and 2, at Rahaman’s Park, they stole nine ratchet shafts valued $180,000, property of Neil Rahaman. This act caused the 70-foot Christmas tree that was strapped with the ratchet shafts to collapse.On December 2, at about 11:00h, the Christmas tree located at Rahaman’s Park fell onto the roadway, causing a traffic jam in the East Bank of Demerara.The fishery employees denied the charge when it was read to them by Magistrate Leron Daly, and were each placed on bail in the sum of $75,000. Their case has been set for January 10, 2018.last_img read more


first_imgDo Things Differently (3 September)Celebrate Our Beautiful Country (10 September)Join in during Do Good Week (17 September)Celebrate South Africa’s Heritage (24 September) 24 August 2010 The Brand South Africa “Legacy” campaign calls on South Africans, each Friday for the next five weeks, to celebrate the values that make them unique; that made the 2010 Fifa World such a success; and that have the power to shape a united, prosperous future South Africa.SA Legacy campaign: programme “This year, we have come together as a nation united and flown the flag high,” Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola told journalists at a briefing in Johannesburg on Monday. “Now we need to keep it flying, and remind ourselves how we made the event the most successful Fifa World Cup™ in history.” The South African “can do” attitude and commitment was at the heart of the World Cup success, and would “heavily inform our post-tournament activity”, Matola said. The Legacy campaign aims to leverage the World Cup momentum by providing platforms for South Africans to keep achieving and showcasing their “South Africanness” to the world, while entrenching the principles of pride, patriotism and solid citizenship that have been established over the past year.Celebrating the things ‘that make us who we are’ Each Friday for the next five weeks, “South Africans will celebrate all the things that make us who we are – the unique values displayed during the World Cup – enabling us to be proud of our nation, culture and heritage.” Each Friday will have a different theme, starting on 27 August with a call to Support the Class of 2010, followed by calls to: Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materialcenter_img At the same time as it provides South Africans with practical ways to contribute to the country’s development, the Legacy campaign will define the values that make South Africans unique, with the ultimate goal of improving the country’s global competitiveness. According to Brand South Africa, these values will be aligned with the Brand South Africa value proposition “in order to change the backward view of ‘legacy’ into a forward-looking perspective that helps define the way in which South Africans behave. “This will ultimately contribute to the country’s rating in international competitive studies, in that we don’t just ‘write’ about ‘how’ citizens behave, but actually influence the behaviour we want people to adopt.”‘Put your soul into it’ Matola urged South Africans to “put your soul into it” again and again, using the Legacy campaign platforms to “show the world why you are proud to be South African … We have so much in common, and so much humanity to celebrate. “The 2010 Fifa World Cup may be over, but its legacy remains,” Matola said. “There is no turning back, as we continue to define and showcase who we are as a nation to the world. “We are a people who are proudly defined by ubuntu, diversity, innovation and creativity. Our ‘South Africanness’ opens up a lifetime of possibilities for us all.” SAinfo reporterlast_img read more


first_imgFlood situation in Arunachal Pradesh continued to remain grim as surface communication has been disrupted in various parts of the State.Majority portion of Anjaw, East Siang and Namsai districts were affected by flood while Papum Pare, East Kameng and West Siang were partly hit.Remote Anjaw district has been cut off from the rest of the State for seven days as the main road to the district from Lohit remained blocked at several places following landslides triggered by incessant rains, an official report said here.Intra-district road communications were also badly hit. Hawai, Hayuliang and Chaglongam Circle in the district were cut off from the rest of the district for the past three or four days, the report said. Though efforts were on clear the roads, recurring landslides were hampering restoration work.Meanwhile, food crisis looms large in the district bordering China and Deputy Commissioner Mamata Riba requested the State government for facilitating air dropping of food packets if the road remains blocked for another two days.The district administration has directed the PWD and other departments to pull in resources for quick restoration of roads. An East Siang district report said that a sudden change in course of Silluk river has cause inundation in Silluk village damaging paddy fields and roads.At least nine houses were damaged due to erosion of Noa-Dehing river in Namsai district in the second wave of monsoon flood, though officials said the situation is improving.last_img read more


first_imgNew Delhi: Alibaba-backed company BigBasket is pumping in $100 million (about Rs 698 crore) to strengthen its supply chain by setting up vending machines and smaller distribution centres across various cities it operates in. The online grocery platform — which is registered as Supermarket Grocery Supplies — had recently raised $150 million in funding, led by Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund, CDC Group and Alibaba Group. Founded in 2011, BigBasket operates in 25 Indian cities. It plans to utilise the proceeds of this fundraising – which has placed the Bengaluru-based company in the unicorn club (companies with valuation of $1 billion and above) – to further penetrate into existing markets with more investments in the first mile, scaling-up of its supply chain and for developing new reseller channels. Also Read – Commercial vehicle sales to remain subdued in current fiscal: Icra”We want to enable two-hour delivery in top 10 cities that we operate in by July this year. For that, we have been investing in strengthening our distribution centres. We have 18 large and 80 smaller distribution centres together with our resellers and this will be ramped to 20 large and 100 smaller ones by June this year,” BigBasket co-founder Vipul Parekh said. This move will help BigBasket reduce delivery time and ensure quality of dairy and fresh produce, he added. The company expects its capital expenditure towards these initiatives to be about $100 million this year.last_img read more


first_imgBordeaux- Very few Moroccans give time or money to charity, placing the Kingdom at the bottom of a ranking analyzing volunteer actions in 20 countries.On the occasion of the 8th National Forum of Associations and Foundations which was held in Paris on October 24th, Deloitte consulting group published a report on the implication of citizens in charities. It provides a comparative analysis of associative structures worldwide and provides information on how Morocco can become better by importing the best practices from abroad.According to report, which is based on a study comparative study conducted in 20 countries, public funds account for 37% of Moroccan associations’ budget, while the private share is 37% and 26% comes from grants and donations. Unlike the 52% of Norwegians who give back to their community without asking for anything in return, Moroccans are only 4% to volunteer regularly. Only India and Japan, with only 1%, are behind the Kingdom.© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributedlast_img read more


first_imgRabat- Nador’s Commerce and Industry Chamber has launched a unique industrial park called “Salouane” in Nador in partnership with the developer-planner of the national industrial parks, Med Z, with the aim of supporting young developers. Nador’s Commerce and Industry Chamber (CCISN) presented the “Salouane” project to Moroccan and Spanish investors detailing the offer in terms of its value and infrastructure at an information day held on Thursday. According to Moroccan daily L’Économiste, Salouane is a unique project in Morocco, because it is the first time a state’s business Chamber has taken part in the capital of a private company. In an innovative partnership, the developer-planner of the national industrial parks, Med Z, and the CCISN created the development company of the industrial park, Salouane (SAPS). More specifically, the company’s capital is estimated at 70 million DH with 68% held by Med Z and 32% by CCISN. According to the same source, the park will house a Business Incubator Center whose mission is to offer support for young developers and various start-ups. The park will make available 200 containers for rent, limited to three years, to benefit a large number of developers’ projects. It will also include production facilities, and modular offices.Edited by Elisabeth Myerslast_img read more


first_imgPaulo Dybala is fired up to enter the record books as the all-time top scorer in the history of the Supercoppa when Juventus confront AC Milan today.La Joya as he is fondly called has a knack of scoring in this occasion having found the net three times in Super Cup clashes.That puts him on a par with Samuel Eto’o of Inter, Alessandro Del Piero and Carlos Tevez of Juventus, as well as Milan hero Andriy Shevchenko.Dybala’s strike helped Juve to a 2-0 victory over Lazio in August 2015, and then netted a double in another meeting with Lazio in August 2017, despite losing the tie 3-2.Cristiano Ronaldo, JuventusSerie A Betting: Match-day 3 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Considering there is a number of perfect starts so early in the Serie A season, as well as a few surprisingly not-so perfect ones….However, the Argentine forward would be looking to go one better when they take on Gattuso’s Milan in Jeddah.Other players who have already found the net twice in the Supercoppa and may likely increase their tally are Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini and Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain.last_img read more


first_img TCI: Judge rules there is ‘a case’; all nine defendants will go to trial in September Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 21 Oct 2014 – A small determined group is positioned outside the new courthouse at the Myrtle Rigby Health Complex demanding justice… and calling for Helen Garlick to go home! The pre-trial is underway and defense attorney for Mike Misick is, according to The Weekly News, is boycotting the process.It is no secret Misick, former Premier wants trial with a jury. Garlick does not. Misick is recently called on Caricom to intervene.Three officers are stationed and keeping the peace. Related Items:Helen garlick, michael misick, protest, Sipt Recommended for you West end residents protest Thorne, QC maintains SIPT Trial is political vendettalast_img read more


first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppUnited States, August 31, 2017 – New York – Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, was presented with the ‘Distinguished Leadership Award’ by the New York-based Jamaica Independence Foundation on Saturday, August 26.Also honoured by the Foundation were former Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Edward Seaga, who received the ‘Nation Builder Award’; and Jamaican-born basketball legend, Patrick Ewing, who was given the ‘Son of the Soil Legacy Award’.   The awards were presented at the Jamaica 55 Independence Grand Gala, held at the New York Hilton Hotel by the Foundation.Accepting the award, Prime Minister Holness paid tribute to fellow awardee, Mr. Seaga, whom he described as his personal hero and mentor.   He reminded the audience that Mr. Seaga was “one of the framers of the Jamaica Constitution, a father of the nation, a social engineer extraordinaire and a patriot”.“Jamaica is forever indebted to you and the countless contributions you have made to our country’s development,” the Prime Minister told Mr. Seaga.Turning to Mr. Ewing, the Prime Minister said he embodies the spirit of the Jamaican people, who have excelled in their endeavors.“Your stellar contributions to sports/basketball have further cemented Jamaica’s reputation as a sports powerhouse. We acknowledge your leadership in this area, and for your ambassadorship in showcasing the talent that is present in Jamaica,” the Prime Minister said.Proceeds from the gala will go towards Jamaica 55 Legacy Project – ‘Woman Inc.’, Jamaica’s women’s crisis centre, as well as the Garvey Elementary School in Bronx, New York, named in honour of Jamaica’s first National Hero, The Rt. Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey.The Prime Minister commended the organizers for channeling the proceeds to the centre and the school, emphasizing that the Government will not relent in its efforts to get Marcus Garvey’s name cleared of criminal charges in the United States.Release: JISPhoto credit: JIS Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more


first_imgManchester United transfer target Milan Skriniar has broken his silence regarding talks over his future.The Inter Milan defender is reportedly a target for Manchester United and a host of other top clubs across Europe but he insists he’s only focused on playing for the Milan club.The Slovakia international is on the radar of United as Mourinho looks to reinforce his defensive options, and while the 23-year-old is flattered by the speculation, he is keeping his feet on the ground.“When some coach like Jose says that he is looking for a player like me or somebody else, it’s always nice, but I don’t know why these rumours continue,” he told ESPN FC.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“I’ve not said anything to anybody, just what you can see on the web.”“Even if Jose is one of the most famous, best, greatest coaches in the world, it’s not something I think of because I’m playing for Inter and am happy here at Inter.”“I’m happy in Milan, it’s a great city, even when my parents or friends come here, we have a look around and I’m happy here and relaxed here. When the results are going well too, it’s all even better.”last_img read more