30 July 2003Fifteen fellows who will comprise the South African contingent of the African Leadership Initiative (ALI) were announced in Johannesburg last week during the inauguration of the Initiative, which is designed to foster a new generation of community-spirited leaders in Africa.Modelled after the Henry Ford Fellowship Programme of the 53-year-old Aspen Institute in the US, the South African launch of ALI was attended by government, business and civil society leaders from Ghana, Mozambique and East Africa (incorporating Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda), where the programme is already under way.US representatives of the Aspen Institute and sponsors, Technoserve, were also present.“We need as many initiatives as we can possibly have to make a huge difference to the continent and put Africa on the map”, said Isaac Shongwe, the South African chairman of ALI. “If one looks up into Africa, it chills the blood to see what human beings are capable of doing to one another.”Shongwe added that there was a leadership crisis in Africa and that the ALI sought to develop the next generation of values-based, community-spirited leaders by providing them with the necessary tools to meet the challenges of corporate and civic leadership in the 21st century.“If we want this to be the African century, we need to rise to our challenges and emerge as a continent that could take its place in the global community,” Shongwe said, stressing that talk about the African Renaissance and the continent’s home-grown economic recovery plan, the New Partnership for Arica’s Development, needed to be translated into reality.As was the case in Ghana, East Africa and Mozambique, each of the 20-member class of fellows was chosen from young executives and professionals on the strength of their potential or demonstrated leadership “at the highest level of corporate and civic responsibility”. Five more members still need to be added to the list of South African ALI fellows.The South African fellows are mainly representatives of captains of industry, and will attend their first seminar, “The Challenge of Leadership”, in September. Each class will be involved in four seminars and a community leadership project spread over 23 days during the next three years.“Over the next five years, we hope that approximately 400 people will have graduated from the programme”, said Bill Mayer, the chairman of the Aspen Institute.“A significant number of these could have a heavy influence on how your economies have developed, are developing and will develop. They will hopefully succeed in stimulating economic growth on the continent coupled with a strong sense of responsibility to humankind.”The 15 South African fellows announced last week are: LEBOGANG HASHATSE: general manager of corporate affairs, MultichoiceARTHUR MUTAMBARA: director of payments, Stanbic AfricaKETSO GORDHAN: executive director, Rand Merchant BankIQBAL SURVE: chief executive officer, Sekunjalo InvestmentsLESLIE MAASDORP: international adviser, Goldman Sachs InternationalHERMAN STEYN: CEO, Prescient Investments ManagementBRUCE ROBERTSON: managing director, Africa Resources Holdings LtdLINDIWE SANGWENI-SIDDO: general manager, Sandton Sun & Towers IntercontinentalLULU GWAGWA: chief executive, Independent Development TrustTHOLOANE QHOBELA: strategic planning director, Ogilvy & Mather RightfordBERNICE LUE-MARAIS: head of Africa business development, CSIRBONGIWE NJOBE: director-general, National Department of AgricltureHENRY MALINGA: chief director of supply chain policy, National TreasuryRALPH FREEZE: chairman of the board, Spier Leisure HoldingsSANDILE DIKENI: arts editor, This Day SASource: African Leadership Initiative SA
Updated: 10:17 PM KUSI Newsroom, Ashlie Rodriguez, Show Caption Hide Caption Remains of three victims recovered from plane wreckage near Volcan Mountain Show Caption Hide Caption KUSI Newsroom, Ashlie Rodriguez Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsRANCHITA (KUSI) — Authorities Monday recovered the remains of three victims from amid the wreckage of a plane that crashed and ignited a forest fire last week in a remote and rugged wilderness area near Volcan Mountain.With help from National Transportation Safety Board personnel, a search-and-rescue team early Monday afternoon airlifted the remains out of the steep terrain where the aircraft went down for unknown reasons Thursday evening, sheriff’s Lt. Greg Rylaarsdam said.After firefighters extinguished the 12-acre blaze ignited by the crash, deputies discovered the bodies Sunday morning. However, the challenging territory made it impossible to move the remains except by helicopter, and high winds prevented the sheriff’s aircraft from reaching the remote canyon until Monday.“Our number-one mission and priority (was) to get those souls off the mountain,” Rylaarsdam said.The lieutenant described the crash site in a gorge known as Arkansas Canyon as a “treacherous climb, in and out,” and likened reaching it by foot as “hiking almost down the face of a cliff.”Making matters worse were the still-smoldering remnants of the vegetation fire. The ground was so hot that firefighters warned the sheriff’s search team Saturday that their ropes and boots would melt if they tried hiking down to the aircraft wreckage.On Sunday, still wary of using climbing lines, Cal Fire crews laid down dry hoses that sheriff’s personnel were able to use to climb down to the crash site, the lieutenant said.The remains will be turned over to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and family-notification purposes.Officials believe that the crashed plane was a twin-engine Beechcraft Duchess that was registered at El Cajon’s Gillespie Field. The aircraft was due to land at Ramona Airport on Thursday night but never showed up and remains unaccounted for.A Julian resident reported seeing a plane going down near Volcan Mountain around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Less than 30 minutes later, authorities got word that a brush fire had erupted in the same general area.An NTSB contractor was at the crash site this morning, Rylaarsdam said. The federal agency is responsible for identifying the plane and investigating the crash. Authorities were hoping that there were large enough pieces of the plane left to allow for identification of the wreckage, Rylaarsdam said.While working to get the bodies out of the crash site, officials also gathered pieces of the demolished aircraft to aid in the investigation.“We have not yet been able to confirm whether or not the wreckage of this plane is the missing plane from Gillespie Field,” the lieutenant said.Though the blaze, dubbed the Volcan Fire, was fully contained as of this morning, firefighters expected to remain at the scene at least until midweek, monitoring the burn area and snuffing out remaining hot spots, Cal Fire spokesman Issac Sanchez said. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: May 14, 2018 Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption May 14, 2018 Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption 123456
WILMINGTON, MA — The Boston-based band WATTS is one of the top 10 semi-finalists to play The Kiss Kruise VIII.Wilmington High School alum John Lynch (Class of ’95) is the band’s drummer and is a life long KISS fan.The general public can vote in the first round which ends on July 16 at 11:59PM EST. At that point, the top 10 bands will be narrowed down to 5. Out of the 5 remaining bands, 3 get picked to play the Kruise. Please vote for WATTS HERE.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Monday, August 19, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”OBITUARY: Verda J. Murray, 90In “Obituaries”PHOTO: Wilmington’s John Lynch & His “Watts” Bandmates Open For Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Cheap TrickIn “Photo of the Day”
Ranveer Singh, Deepika PadukoneInstagramDeepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have always been the most talked about couple in Bollywood be it for their onscreen crackling chemistry or offscreen. The two have never let their fans down with their lovable gestures and sharing intersting anecdotes about their married life. But unfortunately this time around, their fans were left with disappointment as Deepika and Ranveer couldn’t celebrate their first Holi together post marriage.As we know that Deepika has been preparing for her role in Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak which is based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. The actress has begun shooting for the film on Monday but because of her work schedule, she couldn’t be there alongside Ranveer to celebrate the festival of colour with him.”It’s so ironic that on the day of Holi, I leave for Chhapaak; we start shooting on Monday. It is a very very important film, the story needs to be told, we start filming on Monday and on Holi day is when I leave for Delhi so no celebration, just a lot of preparation,” Deepika had recently said during a media interaction.Deepika’s working Holi has made her fans restless and some are even asking for DeepVeer’s holi celebration pictures on social media platform. While some on the other hand have been wishing her and Ranveer a very happy holi. Take a look.DeepVeer Holi pics share karo— Chowkidar Adi ❤ ”1983”’ (@Adi_Loud_Indian) March 21, 2019Hi Dear…first Holi..after marriage.. With Ranveer…Wish you both and all your family… Happy Colourful Holi…. — Chowkidar Shraddha (@ShraddhaBanso10) March 21, 2019Thanks and wish you @deepikapadukone and @RanveerOfficial on your first holi festival.— Shanti Makwana Harding (@shanti_harding) March 21, 2019 Meanwhile, the newly weds took top honours at the Zee Cine Awards 2019 held in Mumbai on Tuesday. While Deepika was honoured with the Best Actor (Female) award for her role of Rani Padmavati in Padmaavat, Ranveer won the Best Actor (Male) Viewers’ Choice award for his menacing act of Alauddin Khilji in the same film.After the tremendous success of her last outing Padmaavat, Deepika became the first actress to deliver a 300 crore film with a female solo lead whereas Ranveer has been delivering back-to-back hits like Padmaavat, Simmba and Gully Boy.
September 26, 2016 4 min read Google Fiber has slowly been spreading to U.S. cities, and its recent acquisition will bring it to five additional ones. Its goal is to reduce the cost and increase the availability of high-speed internet.Related: Google Fiber Team Looks to Cut Costs, StaffFiber’s development, however, has been slow, to say the least. But this latest acquisition by Google and its new license with the FCC will likely help get the initiative moving a little faster. Here are six things you should know that will help you understand Google Fiber.1. Slow development up until nowMany people assumed Google Fiber would be available in all major cities almost instantly. After all, it was a Google product — and that mega-company essentially has unlimited funds, so everyone expected a fast launch. It’s been the complete opposite, but there is now light at the end of the tunnel.The growth of Google Fiber should speed up now that it is focused on 5G. Its acquisition of Webpass, a company that was deeply invested in 5G networks and wireless technology, along with a license granted by the FCC to explore “experimental radio service” in 12 cities over the next 24 months, is a good sign for the future.2. Cities that currently offer Google FiberGoogle Fiber is currently available in these nine areas:Atlanta, Ga.Austin, TexasCharlotte, N.C.Kansas City, Mo.Kansas City, KansasNashville, Tenn.Provo, UtahSalt Lake City, UtahThe Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill “Triangle,” N.C.3. Where Google Fiber will land nextSome cities that have already been confirmed as upcoming Fiber locations include:Huntsville, Ala.Irvine, Calif.San Antonio, TexasSan Francisco, Calif.Potential locations include:Chicago, Il.Dallas, TexasJacksonville, Fla.Los Angeles, Calif.Louisville, Ky.Oklahoma City, Okla.Phoenix, Ariz.Portland, Ore.Related: Chicago and Los Angeles Could Get Google Fiber. And That’s a Very Big Deal for Entrepreneurs.Some experts have been performing their own research and crunching data to come up with a list of logical cities where Google Fiber might land next.4. What speed to expect from Google Fiber Google Fiber speeds are fast — very fast.A gigabit per second, or 1000 Mbps, is attractive, especially for households that have multiple internet users and devices. Multiple computers, laptops, mobile devices and tablets can really bog down a traditional internet connection.With Fiber, multiple devices can stream simultaneously without causing any performance issues. If you want to visually understand how fast a gigabit is, check out this video. 5. How much Google Fiber will costWhile the monthly cost of Google Fiber varies depending on what location you are in, each city’s cost is in relatively the same ballpark. For example, if you live in Charlotte, you can get internet plus TV for $130 a month, plus an additional $10 if you want to add Fiber Phone.These prices don’t include applicable taxes and fees but, relatively speaking, they are affordable for the speed delivered. My current internet/TV/phone package runs more than $160 a month, and I’m definitely not receiving internet speeds of a gigabit per second.6. What Google Fiber offers in addition to high-speed internetIn addition to a faster internet connection, you can also add Fiber TV and Fiber Phone. TV gives you access to 150+ channels, and with Google Cast built in, you can watch anything on your mobile phone or computer on your TV screen.Related: AT&T: Google Fiber Demands Government FavorsFiber Phone, which will add an additional $10 per month to your bill, gives you unlimited nationwide calling. Just as you experience with any phone carrier, you can use your existing number or pick a new one. Google also offers its users spam-filtering, something that I personally believe to be worth the $10 — by itself. Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals Register Now »