Related Botswana opposition condemns “assassination attempt” on Mnangagwa AU condemns coup on GNA headquarters in Tripoli AU condemns DR Congo killings as “shameful” General Adolphe Nshimirimana was killed during an ambush on his car. Police reports say the car was hit by two rockets and sprayed with automatic gunfire. The assassination has sparked fears of a plunge into widespread violence in the country.In a statement issued on Monday, the Chairperson expressed her condolences to the families of the deceased, and to the government of Burundi.“The AU Commission Chairperson strongly condemns this barbaric act that is likely to further destabilize the country,” she said, calling on all Burundians to exercise utmost restraint, not be provoked and to refrain from any acts of retaliation that would only further escalate and complicate the already bad situation.Dlamini Zuma urged the Burundian government, the opposition political parties and civil society to work very closely together to find a lasting solution to the current crisis.The Chairperson reiterated the AU’s commitment to continue working with all parties to help bring back peace and stability to Burundi and end the suffering of its people. The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has expressed shock at the assassination of Burundi’s General Adolphe Nshimirimana, a former army Chief of Staff and head of Burundi’s intelligence service The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has expressed shock at the assassination of Burundi’s General Adolphe NshimirimanaThe Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has expressed shock at the assassination of Burundi’s General Adolphe Nshimirimana, a former army Chief of Staff and head of Burundi’s intelligence which took place on Sunday in Bujumbura, the capital.Dlamini took to her twitter account to condemn the assasination terming it as barbaric. She also urged Burundians to remain calm and called on the warring sides to resolve the conflict.
Tweet LocalNews DFC calls for even more participation by schools in Carnival 2013 by: – April 5, 2012 Share 6 Views no discussions Share Share Sharing is caring! At the Prize Giving Ceremony on Friday, March 30th, DFC officials expressed their satisfaction with the participation of schools in this year’s Carnival, and called for even more participation from schools next year. Through a collaborative effort between the DFC and the Ministry of Education; and made possible by sponsorship by the National Bank of Dominica Limited (NBD), eight (8) schools participated in Carnival 2012. In his address, the Chairman of the Carnival Organizing Committee, Mr. Alwin Bully, called for the Youth Mas to be an annual feature of the Carnival street activities, and expressed a desire for even more schools to participate next year. The Convent Preparatory School emerged the first prize winner of the 2012 Youth Mas and was presented with a trophy and prize money by the Marketing Manager of NBD, Suzanne Piper. NBD contributed $10,000 to the Youth Mas segment, which, by all reports was a spectacular showing by the schools. According to Mrs. Piper, “We wanted to help the schools to showcase the talent of their young costume builders. Our ultimate goals are to get more young people involved in costume building and to develop the art-form. We have been championing this for the past three years through the sponsorship of costume building.”The other prize winners were the Dos Dane Primary, who came second and St. Luke’s Primary, who cam third. The schools from the Kalinago Territory received a special prize for their creativity. Press Release
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Area Basketball ScoresWednesday (12-18)Girls ScoresEast Central 78 Jac-Cen-Del 38Batesville 40 Franklin County 37 (OT)Batesville was led in scoring by Catherine Raab, Macy Prickel and Ashley Nobbe with nine points apiece. Carlie Werner was next in line with six points. Prickel finished with a team-high 11 rebounds.The JV Lady Bulldogs beat Franklin County last night 51- 34. After a slow start and being down 7-0 the Bulldogs picked up the intensity on defense and led by 12 at the half. The defense continued along with balanced scoring in the second half which allowed the Bulldogs to increase the lead. Scoring for the Bulldogs: Emma Weiler and Ava Hanson 12, Carley Pride 9, Makayla Granger- Young 5, Calley Kaiser and Sarah Ripperger added 4 apiece. Madelyn Pohlman 2, Olivia Raab 2, Gabby Elston 1. Next up is Greensburg! Come and support your Lady Bulldogs Friday Night. Tip is at 6!!Union County 52 Tri 25Boys ScoresSouth Ripley 67 Shawe Memorial 45Jeffersonville 82 Southwestern Hanover 43
FIFA’s chief medical officer has thrown his support behind Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro and suggested Jose Mourinho should accept her authority. “If fundamentally her role is changed by virtue of the fact that she has gone on to do her job and he has criticised her for an apparent lack of understanding of the game, if that can be linked to her sex, then there’s a claim there, from her point of view. “It is difficult to know the exact situation regarding the decisions made by Chelsea. “What we do know from previous cases however, is that football tends to exist in a vacuum when it comes to employment issues – and it is safe to say, from reports, that if this situation emerged in another sector, there could be implications for those involved. “For example, as it could be argued that speaking out about her publicly has damaged the implied duty of trust and confidence between the parties, there could potentially be a claim for constructive unfair dismissal.” Mourinho is expected to face questions on the Carneiro situation for the first time on Friday. Chelsea have called a press conference with the Portuguese to preview Sunday’s trip to Manchester City, at 12.30pm at their Cobham training ground. Footage released by Sky Sports on Thursday revisited the animated scenes on the touchline from Saturday’s match, with Mourinho showing his anger towards Carneiro and head physiotherapist Jon Fearn. Mr Hayes said Chelsea could also justify taking action against their employee, including demotion, if they were able to show she had ignored instructions. The Premier League Doctors’ Group has also expressed its concern over the ongoing situation and says a reduction in Carneiro’s role would be “unjust in the extreme”. Both Carneiro and referee Michael Oliver, who summoned her on to the pitch, have received the backing of former match officials’ chief Keith Hackett. Hackett wrote in his You Are The Ref blog: “The doctor was clearly doing her job and has rightly won the sympathy of most people involved with the game.” Carneiro joined Chelsea in February 2009, having previously worked at the British Olympic Medical Institute and with England Women’s Football and UK Athletics. The doctor thanked people for their support on Sunday, posting on Facebook: ”I would like to thank the general public for their overwhelming support. Really very much appreciated.” Jiri Dvorak said on Thursday that club doctors have an “ethical duty to look after the players’ health”, as the fall-out from Mourinho’s weekend outburst following his side’s 2-2 draw with Swansea continued. The Portuguese was furious after first-team doctor Carneiro went on to the pitch at Stamford Bridge to treat Eden Hazard, in the process momentarily reducing the 10-man Blues to nine players, later describing the actions of medical staff as “impulsive and naive” and suggesting they needed to “understand the game”. But Dvorak dismissed the notion of a manager telling medical staff to stay off the field, in the case of an injured player requiring assistance. “I can’t see such a situation and we have to defend the position of the doctor,” Dvorak told Sky Sports News. “Everyone involved has to respect the fact the doctor is in charge. “I don’t want to interfere with the club as such, but I would endorse clearly what the team doctor and the physiotherapist did. When they were asked, they had to come on to the pitch.” Stressing the importance of football club doctors being left to do their job, Dvorak said: “In medical aspects, in medical diagnosis, the manager has nothing to say.” Carneiro could have grounds to launch claims of constructive dismissal and sex discrimination if her role is changed as a result of criticism from manager Mourinho, according to employment law specialist Glenn Hayes. Press Association Sport understands Carneiro is to retain her current job title, but will no longer be involved in matches or training sessions, and if that proves to be the case, Mr Hayes, a partner at solicitors Irwin Mitchell, believes she could have grounds to take legal action. He said: “It’s not entirely clear, the reasons Mourinho said what he has said, but if he said that based on the fact that she’s a woman and not a man and she feels uncomfortable because of that – and I can see why that potentially could be the case, particularly if she has been treated differently because of her sex – then effectively she could bring a claim against both Mourinho and the club. Press Association
Officials in Fort Meyers have charged a couple who reportedly left their 4-month-old child in a parked car while they shopped.The incident occurred at the Sam’s Club Plaza at 5100 South Cleveland Avenue Thursday morning.Authorities say they received a call from a concerned citizen about an infant who had been left alone in a vehicle while her parents shopped in the Dollar Store.Officials were able to free the child from the car and have since turned her over to the Department of Children and Families.The infants parents, however, have been charged with child neglect.
Tennis News Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic aim for seven-star performance in Australian Open 2019 tournament
For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Melbourne: Veterans Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic share the Australian Open record with six wins, but either could make history with a magnificent seventh when the first Grand Slam of the year begins in Melbourne on Monday. The pair face a stern challenge from youthful force Alexander Zverev, looking for a first major as the torch-bearer for the next generation. But there are question marks over the fitness of Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, meaning it remains to be seen if all members of the “Big Four” will again prove a force to be reckoned with. Twelve months ago Federer rolled back the years once more at the Rod Laver Arena to beat Marin Cilic in five pulsating sets and lift an emotional 20th Grand Slam.It put him on a par with other six-time Australian Open winners Djokovic and Roy Emerson — but the Australian great’s victories all came before the Open era. By contrast, the 31-year-old Djokovic endured a miserable early Melbourne exit, followed by elbow surgery and a string of disappointing results that saw him drop outside the top 20. But since winning a fourth Wimbledon in July the Serb rose inexorably back to number one by losing only three further matches — one of which was to Zverev at the ATP Finals. Read More | Djokovic suffers first loss in 2019, crashes out in Qatar Open semisDjokovic won his third US Open in September to put him on 14 Grand Slams — three behind Nadal and six behind Federer. Read More | Rafael Nadal to miss Brisbane tournament due to thigh injuryAgeless Swiss master Federer, now 37, will remain a chief threat to the Serb but the other two members of the Big Four look to be struggling after an injury-plagued 2018. Second-ranked Nadal, 32, pulled out of his Brisbane warm-up tournament with a thigh strain although he returned for an exhibition in Sydney and insisted he was healthy. Murray, 31, looked way below his best in a second-round straight-sets Brisbane defeat to Daniil Medvedev. NextGen ‘already there’ “I think if we are healthy and playing well, the four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams,” said Djokovic. The Serb warned however that “the next generation is already there” and picked young guns Zverev of Germany, Borna Coric of Croatia, Karen Khachanov of Russia and Greece’s Stefano Tsitsipas as key threats to the Big Four, who have won a staggering 49 of the last 56 Grand Slams stretching back to 2004. “It’s just a matter of time when we will see some of them competing in the last stages of Grand Slams,” said Djokovic. Zverev, 21, starts the Australian Open full of confidence after an impressive warm-up in Perth’s mixed teams Hopman Cup, despite his terrible record at Grand Slams. The German has never got beyond the third round in Melbourne. Last year, seeded four, he crashed out in the last 32 to South Korea’s Chung Hyeon and has only reached one quarter-final in his 14 major appearances.Federer seems to thrive at the start of the year and begins his campaign on the back of winning the Hopman Cup. He is hunting a third successive Australian Open after last year becoming the oldest world number one in the 45-year history of the ATP rankings. Competitive at 37 “(Pete) Sampras once upon a time said, ‘If you win a Slam, it’s a good season’,” said Federer, now ranked three, who skipped Roland Garros and had disappointing exits at Wimbledon and the US Open. “I played super well in Australia again. So obviously I can’t wait to go back there. I’m very proud that at 37 I’m still so competitive.”Murray’s hip surgery meant he played just six events in 2018, and Nadal’s truncated 2018 campaign was bookended by injuries that forced to him to retire in both the Australian and US Opens. But the Spanish king of clay still managed to win five titles including a record-extending 11th French Open.World number five Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, beaten by Djokovic in the US Open final, will miss Melbourne after fracturing his patella in Shanghai in October. And Cilic, who pushed Federer all the way in the final last year, heads into the tournament after pulling out of a warm-up event in India last week with an injured knee. Home fans will look to Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios, but the latter is searching for form after a troubled 2018 and tumbled out of the Brisbane warm-up, where he was defending champion, in the second round.
New Delhi: India crashed out of the AFC Asian Cup after tasting 0-1 defeat by the hands of Bahrain in the final Group A match in Shahjah on Monday. Bahrain’s Jamal Rashed converted a penalty in the 91st minute after India captain Pronay Halder committed a careless tackle inside the box. The game was a must win game for Bahrain as the desperation to score a goal was quite evident from their side. The Indian side left no stone unturned in defending the attack every single time it was in the stoppage time when Jamal scored a goal, giving Bahrain much-needed win in the end.India finished outside the top two after the group’s other game between UAE and Thailand ended in a 1-1 draw.Earlier in the tournament, India defeated Thailand 4-1 and lost a game to UAE by 0-2 but it was quite applauding for the Indian side to hold on Bahrain for 90 minutes.Also Read | Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul become meme material after Koffee With Karan controversyThis was India’s fourth appearance in the continental showpiece, beginning with the 1964 edition, in which only four teams participated.India and Bahrain has faced each other on seven different occasions where Indian side could manage to clinch just one match in the year 1979 where stike Shabir Ali scored two goals for the team. On the other hand, Bahrain has won five times out of seven.In their next Asian Cup in 1984, India were knocked out in the first round and they suffered a similar fate in 2011, when they lost heavily to Australia, South Korea and Bahrain.However, the team under coach Stephen Constantine started the tournament with a demolition of Thailand, sounding a warning that it was not here to make up the numbers.They were a shade unlucky against UAE and went down fighting, but looked determined against Bahrain.The Blue Tigers started off shakily after losing defender Anas Edathodika to injury as early as the second minute, but Sandesh Jhingan and his colleagues managed to stave off the Bahrain strikers until the blunder inside the box. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
Caribbean Life- February 11,2020- Mayor of the City of New York, Bill de Blasio, and First Lady, Chirlane McCray, will on Feb. 27, honor 50 Guyanese citizens who have made outstanding contributions to their homeland, and the diaspora, during an exciting presentation to celebrate Guyana’s 50th Republic Jubilee.The Awards Gala and cultural presentation, (invitation only) being hosted in collaboration with the Guyana Republic Jubilee Committee, and Three Counties Foundation, CEO James Richmond, will be held at Gracie Mansion, in New York City, from 5:30 pm.Honorees are: Judge Ingrid Joseph Claire Goring, Aminta Kilawan Narine, Mark Anthony Benschop, James C. Richmond, Dr. Linda Felix-Johnson, Jonnel Doris, Ingrid Griffith, Harold Miller, Dr. Juliet Emanuel, Dave Narine, Patricia Jordan-Langford Courtney Noel, Mahadeo Shivraj, Mohamed Hack, Arsalan Mohamed, Doris Rodney, Dr. Terrence Blackman, Dr. Dhanpaul Narine, Cheddi Jagan Jr., Vishnu Mahadeo, Roger Gary, Tony Singh, George Michael Harry, Monica Sanchez, Sherif Barker Fraser, Errol Lewis, Menes de griot ,Verna Walcott-White, Viburt Bernard, Pamela Bruce, Dr. Ivelaw Griffith, Pam McKenzie, Khyume Khan, Rhonda Bovell O’Reilly, Randolph Holder, Deodat Urpersaud, Peter Kong, Romanee Kallicharran, Shoan Sampson, Hugh Hamilton, Tangerine Clarke, Adrian Dutchin, Ryan (GucciBoss) Lynton, RKHTY, Trevon (Vibes) Shury, Zamal Sankar, Mark Arthur, Brian Roberts and Joan Bakiriddin.Special recognition & honor will go to cultural icon, Jimmy Hamilton and late West Indian Cricketer, Basil Butcher. The South American country, that became a Republic on Feb. 23, 1970, and is celebrated with several annual Mashramani parades across Guyana, will be commemorated in a big way at the civic building where a wide cross-section of Guyanese will celebrate in unity. Prominent Guyanese expected to attended are, Senator Roxanne Persaud, Assemblywoman Alicia L. Hyndman, Ambassador of Guyana to the United States, Riyad Insanally, Permanent Representative and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Guyana to the United Nations, Rudolph M. Ten-Pow, Consul General of Guyana to New York, Barbara Atherly, and others.
Liverpool should be awarded the Premier League title if the season cannot be completed due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Manchester City midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, suggested yesterday.Jurgen Klopp’s men were a tantalising two wins away from their first league crown since 1990 when the season was suspended earlier this month.The shutdown is currently due to last until April 30.Premier League chiefs are due to meet on Friday, with no indications of when football will resume. Gundogan, whose side trail Liverpool by 25 points, told German broadcaster ZDF that if the season could not be finished, Klopp’s side deserved the title.“It would be OK for me,” he said. “As a sportsman you have to be fair.”The 29-year-old German international, who has won the Premier League title with City for the past two seasons, said it was unlikely that he and his teammates could resume training at the end of April.“Honestly, I can’t imagine (that happening) and also, I don’t know how realistic it is,” he said.Figures on Sunday revealed that 1 228 people with coronavirus have died in Britain. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is among more than 19 500 people who have tested positive for COVID-19.Aleksander Ceferin, president of European football’s governing body Uefa, said on Saturday that the 2019/20 campaign could be “lost” if it could not be restarted by the end of June.Gundogan conceded that Premier League chiefs were faced with a difficult choice.“There are different opinions,” he said. “For clubs who have had a very good season, it obviously wouldn’t be nice if it was cancelled now.“On the other hand, for clubs who aren’t doing as well and are maybe in the relegation places, an abandonment would obviously suit them.”Cancellation would have a knock-on effect on the second-tier English Championship, with both Leeds United and West Brom occupying the two automatic promotion places.Gundogan said he would be willing to take a pay cut if English clubs followed the examples of Serie A leaders Juventus and his former club Borussia Dortmund.“Of course I think it’s OK, that goes without saying — (but) there’s been no discussion in England yet,” he said.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram