Liberians are responsible for Liberia and therefore no one should accuse other Liberians of not attending to needy people, the first Bishop of the Bethel World Outreach Diocese of Guinea and Liberia said recently. Speaking at a donation program held at the church’s compound in Monrovia, Bishop M. Wolo Belleh said, “We cannot point fingers at anybody for not doing something similar that we are doing today, because we are all responsible for Liberia and we stand to benefit from the country.”Bishop Belleh noted that the Liberian government cannot single-handedly meet the needs of all citizens and suggested that citizens at different levels of society with limited resources must also make an effort to provide for Liberia’s needy.“People with limited resources are helping the needy community. We have heard about it on radio and we even saw the good works on television,” said Bishop Belleh. “I’m calling on churches to pray for the nation’s leaders so that God would grant them wisdom and insight to do more for the country.”Bishop Belleh added that the church’s assignment is not to only talk about the love of God, but to also express that love through actions.“We believe that we have an assignment, not just to be church people who talk a lot about the Gospel, but we must express the love of God through action. There are a lot of needy people and they need endeavors like what we are doing today,” Bishop Belleh said.The beneficiaries commended the good will of the Bethel World Outreach Ministries and Radio Bethel 103.5 FM and its partners for the donation.“We are grateful for your donation and we want to thank you for thinking of us,” said Mr. Alfanso Koiwoo, who is blind.Madam Gormah Flomo, another beneficiary, said, “We thank Bethel family and their partners for coming to our assistance. For the things you have given us, let the Lord Almighty bless you.” The items donated included a variety of food supplies, clothes, shoes, and other basic provisions. The beneficiaries included elderly widows and widowers, low income families, orphans, and the disabled of Montserrado County. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Stoke are set to revive their interest in Nathan Redmond following Norwich’s relegation, Press Association Sport understands.Crystal Palace and West Ham are also reportedly interested but Hughes holds a long-term interest in Redmond, who is expected to cost around £9million, and a move would allow him to return to the Midlands.The winger is expected to leave Carrow Road this summer, with his contract due to expire next year, after the Canaries dropped out of the Barclays Premier League on Wednesday night. Stoke boss Mark Hughes failed in a move for the England Under-21 international after the Canaries were relegated from the top flight in 2014.Redmond stayed and helped the Canaries return at the first attempt – scoring in their 2-0 Sky Bet Championship play-off final win over Middlesbrough last year. But a second spell in the Championship does not appeal to the 22-year-old and Alex Neil will need funds to help finance a rebuilding job in Norfolk.Redmond, a £3.2m signing from Birmingham in 2013, has scored six goals for Norwich this season but could not stop them dropping out of the top flight. He netted in their 4-2 win over Watford on Wednesday but Sunderland’s 3-0 victory over Everton left them four points from safety with just one game left. Redmond has also been selected for the England Under-21 squad ahead of the Toulon Tournament this month. Nathan Redmond impressed for Norwich despite their relegation to the Championship 1
1 The Emirates: As bad as the Emptihad? Arsenal were the subject of social media criticism on Tuesday evening when they hosted Sunderland in the Premier League.With five minutes to go before the start the Emirates Stadium was all-but empty, and even after kick-off the attendance was well below the expected level.Understandably the crowd was lower than usual; it was a midweek, end-of-season game and the Gunners have basically nothing to play for.Still, it was an embarrassing sight, and fans of other clubs ripped into Arsenal’s lack of support, comparing it to Manchester City and their ‘Emptihad’ stadium.You can see some of the best tweets below…
Seamus Coleman was on target for Everton last night during their brilliant win over Young Boys.Seamus Coleman was on the score-sheet in Switzerland last night as Everton recorded a superb win over Young Boys of Bern in the last thirty-two of the Europa League.Coleman was in sensational form and found the net on a glorious night for Everton which all but ensured their passage to the last sixteen.Coleman also provided an assist for Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku who helped himself to a hat-trick. Coleman is regarded by many as one of the finest full-backs in Europe and only last week was linked with a move to European giants Bayern Munich.Former Manchester United star Denis Irwin has urged Coleman to leave Everton so he can develop into a world-class player.Irwin feels he has to playing in Europe’s premier competition the Champions League in an effort to improve as a player.However, Roberto Martinez feels Coleman is already a world-class talent that will continue to flourish at Goodison Park. COLEMAN THE STAR MAN IN EVERTON’S VICTORY OVER YOUNG BOYS was last modified: February 20th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:europa leagueEverton FCnewsseamus colemansoccerSport
Donegal County Councillor John Campbell has claimed that council officials are over-estimating compliance levels with the household charge by up to 20%.Cllr Campbell claims figures produced by Minister Phil Hogan’s office are simply “a farce.”The Mountcharles based Independent Councillor maintains the council’s estimates of those liable to pay the household charge are intentionally flawed, claiming that upwards of 59% of people in Donegal still have not paid. ‘It’s just another part of this government’s ongoing campaign of intimidation; they’re trying to bully people into paying.“If this inaccuracy has been repeated in every county then the majority of people across Ireland still have not paid, despite what the LGMA propagandist Paul McSweeney has been saying on radio all last week,” blasted Campbell.‘Using the census the LGMA are counting all vacant properties, apart from holiday homes in the county as being exempt from the charge, but this doesn’t match the legislation or their own website. Their figure for exemptions is out by nearly 12,000’ explained Cllr Campbell.He continued saying, ‘this is more than just a simple error or oversight; it’s deliberately false. There are seven categories of properties listed on the website as being exempt, using CSO and Census data available on the Department’s own website I have come up with a more accurate figure without much hassle. “This is proof if proof was needed that we can’t trust this government and that people have nothing to fear from the threatening letters being sent out. They are grossly incompetent.’Ind. Cllr. Campbell finished by issuing a challenge to Paul McSweeney of the LGMA to publicly debate the figures with him. FIGURES ON HOUSEHOLD CHARGE COMPLIANCE ARE DUD – DONEGAL COUNCILLOR was last modified: August 21st, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cllr John CampbellHOUSEHOLD CHARGE
SAN JOSE — Almost right from the moment he arrived in the Bay Area from upstate New York and was so famously picked up at the airport by Joe Thornton, Sharks winger Evander Kane hasn’t had a problem fitting into his surroundings.He had 14 points in 17 regular season games for the Sharks after he was acquired from the Buffalo Sabres in February in a trade deadline day deal. In the summer, he attended his first NASCAR event at Sonoma Raceway, and a few days later, took part in former Warrior …
2 March 2012 South Africa moved up 13 places to 54th out of 93 jurisdictions in the latest influential Fraser Institute ranking of the world’s most attractive regions for mining investment. In the previous survey, South Africa was ranked 67th out of 79 jurisdictions. The Fraser Institute’s 2011/12 Survey of Mining Companies, released in February, is based on the opinions of mining executives representing 802 mineral exploration and development companies on the investment climate of 93 jurisdictions around the world. The companies participating in the survey reported exploration spending of US$6.3-billion in 2011 and $4.5-billion in 2010.‘Reflection of work done by the minister’ Chamber of Mines of South Africa chief executive Bheki Sibiya said the views of mining executives were important in measuring a country’s relative attractiveness as a mining investment destination “as these executives have global perspectives on policy issues affecting mining”. Sibiya said South Africa’s rise in the rankings was a reflection on the work done by Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu and her department to improve the country’s investment attractiveness. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s allocation, in his 2012/13 national Budget speech, of increased resources for the development of ports and rail infrastructure, which were critical to the mining industry, would complement the country’s improved policy environment, Sibiya said.Plenty of room for further improvement At the same time, Sibiya cautioned that much work still needed to be done in South Africa’s mining sector to address community-related issues, the administration and interpretation of existing regulations, as well as the duplication of statutes regulating the mining industry. He said the fact that these were outlined in the Fraser Institute survey showed that they were considered as constraints by the investment community. Sibiya stressed that the mining industry was “ready and willing to work with the government in strategies to reduce unemployment, poverty and inequality”. Fred McMahon, Fraser Institute vice-president of international policy research and coordinator of the survey, said in a statement accompanying the survey that the key to establishing a positive investment climate was “for governments to have a clear, sensible vision for mining policy and to stick to it. “By upholding the rule of law, respecting negotiated contracts and property rights, and eliminating risk with regard to tax increases and red tape, nations can attract mining investment and reap the economic and social benefits of new jobs and increased prosperity.” SAinfo reporter
Gut Bacteria May Cause Rheumatoid ArthritisThe bacteria that live in your intestines are a mixed blessing. Scientists have known for decades that the bugs inside us help digest our food and crowd out infectious germs. But they’ve also been implicated in allergies and obesity. 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That’s because when the body’s internal clock, or circadian rhythm, is thrown off, so is the immune system. According to a new study, one reason may be that the genes that set the body clock are intimately connected to our immune cells: Messing with the circadian rhythm leads to messed-up immune cells.U.K. Researchers Launch Open-Access Genomes ProjectEfforts to put individual genome sequences and accompanying personal health information online in a freely accessible database just got a boost in the United Kingdom. Researchers launched the British Personal Genome Project (PGP-UK), which will recruit volunteers to provide DNA and health data with no restrictions on their use.A New Reason Why Newborns Can’t Fight ColdsIn the weeks after birth, babies’ immune systems aren’t fully functional and they’re very vulnerable to infection. There are a handful of theories to explain this liability, and now a research team has added a new one to the list: Newborns suppress their immune systems to stay healthy while necessary bacteria colonize their gut.Monkeys Use Minds to Control Avatar ArmsMost of us don’t think twice when we extend our arms to hug a friend—our limbs work together seamlessly to follow our mental commands. But for researchers designing brain-controlled prosthetic limbs for people, this coordinated arm movement is a pretty big challenge. Now, a new brain-machine interface allows monkeys to move two virtual limbs using just their thoughts, a major step toward achieving that goal.Desert Farming Experiment Yields First ResultsA project to “green” desert areas with an innovative mix of technologies—producing food, biofuel, clean water, energy, and salt—reached a milestone this week. A pilot plant in Qatar produced a harvest comparable to commercial farms in Europe, while consuming only sunlight and seawater.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought a report from the Gurugram Municipal Corporation and the State pollution control board on the impact of concretisation of the Badshahpur drain.A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed officials from the civic body, Haryana State Pollution Control Board and the Irrigation Department to furnish the report by June 30. The directions came following a plea that alleged concretisation of the Badshahpur drain was taking place in violation of existing norms. “We consider it necessary to require a report to be furnished by the [agencies] about the impact of concretisation and boxing on groundwater recharge, e-flow of water in the drain and impact on urban sprawl on the recipient environment,” the Bench said. ‘Drain encroached upon’The petition had referred to a news article which said that the drain had been encroached upon due to which its carrying capacity had reduced.
New Delhi: In a big embarrassment for Indian hockey, players of Punjab Police and Punjab National Bank on Monday got involved in an ugly fight during the final of the 56th Nehru Hockey Tournament.It forced national federation Hockey India to seek a detailed report from the tournament organisers. The brawl started while PNB was on the attack inside the Punjab Police circle. Both teams were locked at 3-3 at that point of time.The players exchanged blows and fought with sticks inside the turf for a while before the tournament officials rushed to douse the fire.The match continued following a brief interruption with eight players on each side after the on-field umpires showed red cards to three players each from both teams. Besides, the Punjab Police manager was also shown the red card for instigating his players.PNB, eventually, lifted the title by winning the match 6-3.#WATCH Delhi: Scuffle broke out between Punjab Police Hockey & Punjab National Bank Hockey teams during Nehru Cup finals. Elena Norman, Hockey India CEO says, “We’re awaiting official report from Tournament officials, based on which Hockey India will take necessary action.” pic.twitter.com/Yz3LAtGPl7— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019 The incident didn’t go down well with Hockey India, which immediately sought a detailed report from its Tournament Director, Mahesh Kumar.”We are waiting for the official report from the tournament officials and on its basis Hockey India will take necessary action,” HI CEO Elena Norman said.Repeated attempts from PTI to reach out to the tournament director went in vain.Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra, who is also the chief of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), also called on HI to take strict action against the players and officials involved in the ruckus.”Such irresponsible teams and their careless and uncensored managements, such players and weak and spineless orgainsing committees spoil the name of the game and bring bad reputation to the sport,” a fuming Batra said.”I urge Hockey India to take maximum strict action,” he added. Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. fightFinalhockeyHockey tournament First Published: November 25, 2019, 8:58 PM IST