The world does not know it yet–at least this is not at the top of the news, but Ethiopia is speedily becoming one of the world’s emerging economies.This oldest nation in sub-Saharan Africa, known only 20 years ago as a basket case, with millions of starving, emaciated children perilously hanging on to life at the mercy of donors, is today self-sufficient in food. More besides, the country is growing maize (corn), which they do not eat, for export, and sugar, too, though much of their land is drought-afflicted.How did all this happen? The government had a vision that impoverished and backward Ethiopia could be turned around and made a more prosperous country. Instead of putting the vision on the shelf, the government got to work, mobilized the people, trained them SERIOUSLY in every avenue of vocational and technical education and high technology and produced tens of thousands of engineers in all fields. They trained their farmers and gave them the resources to become more successful at farming; and in the Ethiopian army alone there are more than 16,000 engineers. This means the army is not just drilling and learning how to fight war; they are substantially involved in INDUSTRIALIZATION AND NATION BUILDING.Does anyone remember our pre-Armed Forces Day editorial, in which we called on Defense Minister Samukai to train and put the soldiers to work in agriculture and road building? That is what the Ethiopian army is doing–and much, much more.And Liberia, this second oldest nation in sub-Saharan Africa? Liberia must protect it resources and use them for the Liberian people and not allow itself to be exploited by foreign interests. We must get busy adding value to our land and other resources to put ourselves on the international market as major players. The empty holes left in the ground by former “investors” are ample reminder of what we need to do to protect ourselves and advance our own cause. Let those be the lessons that will make us wiser and stronger.Just a few weeks ago the Daily Observer, in an editorial, warned the Liberian government and the Lofa people to leave Wologizi alone. We suggested that the next iron ore agreement Liberia signs should stipulate that a steel plant would be built in Liberia, so that we can start using our own iron to enter the manufacturing phase of development. And we also pleaded with government to renegotiate all extractive concessions agreements, including rubber, with the aim of making use of our rubber for tires, gloves and other products for local consumption and export to other West African countries and beyond.But unfortunately, we now see that the Lofa people seem to be softening on Wologizi. A meeting called by Lofa students at the University of Liberia recently brought in many Lofa stakeholders and they were talking about ensuring that the Lofa people “got something” out of any Wologizi deal. What this tells us is that they are prepared to give away Liberia’s last remaining iron ore mine for promises that will never be fulfilled. The Lofaians will start complaining just as the Nimba people are now complaining against Arcelor Mittal.We hope that the people of Lofa and the Liberian government can see THE BIG PICTURE: save this last iron ore mine for steel manufacturing. This will allow more training and more employment for our people and put money into pockets of many more people in micro business enterprises, just as the Ethiopians have done.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Italy centre-back Bonucci has been swapped for promising Mattia Caldara just weeks after Caldara arrived at Juve following his transfer from Atalanta, which was agreed in January 2017.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Argentina’s forward Gonzalo Higuain, pictured June 2018, signed to Milan on a one-year loan deal worth a reported 18 million euros © AFP/File / JUAN MABROMATAROME, Italy, Aug 2 – Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain on Thursday moved to AC Milan in a three-player swap deal between the seven-time European champions and Juventus that will see Leonardo Bonucci return to Turin after just a season away.Milan signed 30-year-old Higuain on a one-year loan deal worth a reported 18 million euros ($21 million) that gives them the option to buy the striker next summer for a further 36 million euros.
Red Hughs GAA News: Senior MenThe men made the short journey to Letterkenny Gaels on Saturday evening. They got off to a great start going 4 points to no score up after ten minutes. The home side settled down and picked off a couple of nice long range points and soon had the gap closed to a single point. The Reds were under a lot of pressure as Gaels stepped up the ante. Gerard Melaugh scored a fine point to settle the Hughs lads down again. It was nip and tuck until the break in a very open and entertaining game. The half time score was Red Hughs 0-7 Gaels 0-6The second half again was a tight and very competitive with both teams playing some great football. The Reds scored the opening point to go 2 points ahead. But the home side once again piled on the pressure and with ten minutes gone in the second half took the lead for the first time 9 points to 8. The Gaels stretched their lead to two before the Reds found another gear and played some of the best football they played so far this season. They stormed into a three point lead scoring 5 points without reply to go three up with five minutes left. But Gaels were not finished just yet and scored the two points in as many minutes to leave a point in it with a minute to go. Thomas Mc Menamin won possession in the middle of the field and went to ground with what seemed to be a certain free for the Reds only to see the Referee giving a free the other way and taken quickly by Gaels as the ref waved play on with Thomas laying injured on the ground. Gaels used it to their advantage to scored the equalising and final point of the game. The final score in a cracking game of football was Red Hughs 0-13 Letterkenny Gaels 0-13Senior ReserveThe reserves also played Gaels reserves in the opening game on Saturday. With Gaels sitting in second place in the table having only been beaten once in six games this far it was going to be a tuff encounter. As the senior did the lads were 4 points up before the home side could register a score on the board. The Gaels opened their account with a goal after a mistake in the Reds defence and scored a point not long after to level the game. But the Hugh’s lads didn’t panic and finished the half strong and went in at half time 0-9 to 1-1 in the lead.The home side took the game to the Reds from the start of the second half and soon the ball in the Reds net once again. Bur as in the first half the Reds didn’t panic and soon settled back into their stride and took complete control of the game. The young Keelan Mc Gill was in fantastic form and put in a man of the match performance scoring a personal tally of 7 points. The final score was Red Hughs 0-16 Letterkenny Gaels 2-2Both teams now have a three wee break before their next game this time at long last will be at home to Urris on Saturday the 30th of MayTraining continues for seniors and reserves on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 7.30pmMinor BoysTraining for the boys continues on Sunday’s at 12 noon.Under 14 BoysTraining for the boys continues on Friday evenings from 7-8pmUnder 16 BoysTraining continues for the boys on Tuesday and Thursday evenings form 6-7pmUnder 12 GirlsWell done to the Red Hughs u12 girls who drew with Robert Emmets on Sunday. It was terrible conditions for the both teams in which was very physical and competitive game. The Red Hughs girls showed what they are all about with great commitment and some great team play and scores. Thanks to everyone who came to support the girls.The Final score Was Red Hughs 1-5 Robert Emmets 2-2.Training on Monday evenings from 6.15-7.15pm.Bring 2 euro. Next game away to St Marys Convoy.Under 14 GirlsU14 Girls will play at home against St Marys Convoy this Tuesday evening at 7pm. All support welcome for this great wee team.u14/16 girls training on Wednesday evenings from 6.15-7.15pm. Bring 2 euro.Saturday Morning CoachingRed Hughs underage training on Saturday mornings from 11am to12noon. This will be for all boys and girls from u6s up to u10s and u12 boys. This year we will be collecting €2 per child and no more than €5 per family for the use of the facilities to train. This money will go straight back into the underage training funds. Any parent/guardian that may be willing to help out on Saturday mornings please don’t hesitate to contact any of the coaches on the morning of the training.Ceile DancingThe Ceile dancing continues every Tuesday evening at 8pm in the club house . Everyone welcomeClub Donegal CardsClub Donegal cards are now available from Liam Doherty 0860224297 The card holder gets free admission to any adult football match county wide including senior championship. Only a few cards left so hurry or miss out.Lotto Results 07/05/15Numbers Drawn 4,2,1,5,8,7,3,63 Winners Matched 3 NumbersCharles Donaghey Drumfergus, Tom Hinton Lismaullaghaduff & Charlie Doherty The Garrison each receive €20Next Weeks Jackpot Is €5,275100+ Club DrawThis Weeks Lucky Winner Was Number 31 Micheal Paton Dromore wins €100 Thanks to everyone for your continued SupportOther NewsHard luck to Aimee Callaghan, Zara Gibson, Madison White, Nicola Callaghan and team Coach Sabrina White who were beaten in the final of the under 14 development Ulster Final on Sunday. It was a great achievement to get that far and only narrowly beaten by a single point. No doubt there is more to come from theses girls.Good Luck to Stephen Mc Menamin and the Donegal minors who play Tyrone on Sunday in Mc Cumhaill Park in their opening game on the Ulster Minor Championship.The club in conjunction with Yes Chef Catering are in the process of organising a fundraising raising event for Caolan Melaugh son of senior player Gerard Melaugh. Caolan was diagnosed at just 10 weeks old with stage 4 high risk neuroblastoma (a very rare and aggressive childhood cancer) It is hoped we can run this event on the weekend of 20th – 21st of June. Some of the events will include a 24 hour walkathon, BBQ by Yes Chef Catering, Bouncy Castles and the now Famous Pop Up Pub, If You are willing to help in any way please contact Andy Doherty on 0876843311 or Marie Mc Colgan On 0863242100HEARTBREAK FOR RED HUGHS CONTINGENT INVOLVED WITH DONEGAL U14 GIRLS DEVELOPMENT SQUAD was last modified: May 12th, 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:GAANoticesRED HUGHS.Sport
RANKED 1 BEST OF City were reluctant to part with the youngster but understood his desire to play more regularly and were willing to discuss a potential move.However, the deal fell through and Zinchenko remained at City, continuing his development under Pep Guardiola.Napoli remain interested in the midfielder though, and the player’s agent, Alan Prudnikov, has claimed that his client would be interested in trying to renegotiate a deal in the near future.Speaking to Radio Marte, Prudnikov said: “We are always open to proposals coming from Italy. Manchester City starlet Oleksandr Zinchenko. Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move silverware ADVICE “Napoli showed interest both over the summer and the year before, but never managed to find an agreement with Manchester City.“I met with [Napoli director Cristiano] Giuntoli and we laid down the foundations of a deal with Zinchenko, but the two clubs could not agree on a fee. We’d be ready to discuss it again, though.” REPLY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Latest Football News England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won MONEY Manchester City starlet Oleksandr Zinchenko would be open to a potential move to Napoli, according to his agent.The 21-year-old was in negotiations with the Italian giants towards the end of last season as Napoli tried to prise the Ukraine international to Serie A. no dice REVEALED huge blow Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Democrat Susan Kennedy as his new chief of staff last week, it was a shrewd tactical move. State Republicans groused that Schwarzenegger’s hiring of the former aide to Gray Davis and former executive director of the California Democratic Party is a betrayal of his constituency. Really? Isn’t the constituency of the governor all the residents of California, rather than just the members of one political party? We think so, and so, evidently, does the governor. This is a welcome attempt to reach out to all voters. It affords the Democratic leadership the chance to join the governor in working to solve the state’s problems and heal the rifts caused by the special election.