On April 14, 2019, the president of the Republic of Seychelles Danny Faure made the first live subsea presidential address to citizens of the world, at 124m below the surface of the waters around Des Roches Island.“The sea has a special relationship with all of us, and it is clear to me that it is under threat like never before,” President Faure said from a manned submersible, deployed in Nekton’s “First Descent: Seychelles” mission.He pleaded that the issue is bigger than all of us, and we cannot wait for the next generation to solve it.In March and April last year, for some 50 days at sea, t...
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Car crash: Oyetola expresses deep concern, orders investigation
Osun state governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has expressed deep concern over the car crash that led to the death of a man identified as Idris Ajibola, ordering a full investigation.The incident was said to have led to the severe injury of three others allegedly caused by the security operatives after a hot chase on Tuesday evening.The Information and Civic Orientation Commissioner, Mrs. Funke Egbemonde made this known in a statement on Wednesday that the governor called on the Nigerian Police to immediately launch an extensive investigation into the circumstances and events that led to the repo...
GRENADA-HEALTH-Grenada health authorities express concern at unsanctioned social public activities
Health authorities in Grenada are expressing concern at what they term is the growing trend by some businesses and individuals to stage unsanctioned social public activities, in direct contradiction with the safety rules and guidelines to protect against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Acting Chief Medical Officer, (CMO), Dr. Shawn Charles says the thoughtless action by some can reverse the gains the country has made to prevent another outbreak of (COVID-19) in the country.The epidemiologist said these deliberate acts put the public at risk, in the event that there is a positive case prese...
Russian Embassy expresses concern over Sri Lanka Medical Council move | Daily FT
SLMC de-lists 3 prominent Russian State Universities from approved listEmbassy says move was without prior information and despite regular dialogueFormer SL National Health Services Directors General Dr. Anil Jasinghe and Dr. Hector Weerasinge alumni from one of the de-listed universitiesThe Cultural Section of the Russian Federation in a statement yesterday expressed concern over the decision by the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to remove three prominent Russian State Universities from the Approved List.The statement said the three universities were People’s Friendship University of Russia...
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ECB's Lagarde expresses concern about euro's strength
European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde expressed concern about the current strength of the euro, saying the ECB was monitoring the exchange rate.In particular, Lagarde told a press conference the bank was monitoring the currency for its impact on inflation.
GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Sharp Break of Bullish Trend - 09 September 2020
Increasing concern over the future of Brexit and the recovery of the USD caused a sharp collapse in GBP/USD currency pair, and accordingly, bears in the pair moved towards the 1.2950 support at the time of writing. We noted in the technical analyses that the pressure may lead the pair to 1.3000 psychological support, and from there, selling will increase. Currency traders are now thinking about the most appropriate buying levels after the pair collapsed from its highest levels in the year 2020 when it tested the 1.3483 resistance during last week's trading. We emphasize that the purchase shoul...
Cash handout raises concern
Boosting the economy is the unavoidable task facing all governments coping with the global recession caused by Covid-19.This does not mean that cash handout programmes should be rolled out one after the next without careful consideration over who the targeted recipients are, and what impact such handouts will have on the economy.That is why the Prayut government should thoroughly consider the effectiveness of its latest plan to give 3,000 baht to 15 million people — affected by the economic fallout of Covid-19 — before implementing it.The government has already been forced to borrow more than ...
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Brotherly Love Is A Good Trait For A Leader
THE ART OF LEADERSHIPBrotherly love is the concern you have for others. Love is experienced in different ways. In fact, there are different kinds of love. When something affects your brother, it must affect you. That is a demonstration of brotherly love! Brotherly love is defined as that love a person has for a brother. It is the strong affection for another that rises out of kinship and personal relationships.Be kindly affectioned one to another with BROTHERLY LOVE; IN HONOUR PREFERRING one another;Romans 12:10, KJVThe Mouse, the Chicken, the Pig and the CowIn this story, the chicken, the pig...
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Turkey’s growing focus on Africa causing concern in rival capitals
When the Cold War ended, and Ankara became increasingly engaged in efforts to diversify its foreign policy, Africa began to emerge as a potential area in which Turkish influence might be exerted.As a result, in 1998 Turkey adopted an “Africa Action Plan.” However, a challenging agenda during the 1990s sapped the energy from the efforts of Turkish decision-makers looking for a strong “Africa opening.” Domestic political and economic instability during the decade — including changes of government, economic crises, the rise of terrorism, threats from neighboring nations, and frustrations about di...
Unsustainable US debt level a cause for concern
US Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington DC Photo: XinhuaIt is no secret that the US national debt is on an unsustainable path, but the question is how far it is from a real debt crisis. The US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said on Wednesday that federal debt held by the public was projected to reach or surpass the size of the US GDP in the fiscal year that begins on October 1.Moreover, according to the CBO, US debt-to-GDP ratio has already reached its highest level since World War II, at 98 percent in 2020, media reports said. This is a disturbing development, especially considering ...