Jhack Tepora spearheads PH fighters in Pacquiao-Broner undercard

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history LAS VEGAS—Jhack Tepora, a former national team member, will lead three other Filipino boxers fighting in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner world championship bout on Saturday at MGM Grand.ADVERTISEMENT Is Adrien Broner struggling with weight? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ He will clash with fellow undefeated Hugo Ruiz of Mexico for the WBA interim featherweight crown.And with a string of six knockout victories, the Cebuano fighter is the brightest from among the Filipino up-and-comers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsBut there’s one problem. Just 24 hours before weigh-in, the 25-year-old Tepora is still six pounds heavier than the 126 lbs limit.“I can do it, my body is already used to it,” Tepora said in Filipino during a separate presser for the undercard fighters Thursday here at the media center of MGM Grand. Tepora, thrilled to be fighting in the United States for the first time, has been there before. He was seven pounds over the limit when he knocked out Edivaldo Ortega of Mexico last July in Kuala Lumpur.“I will just have to sweat it out and drink just water,” added Tepora, who donned the national colors in invitationals held in Pakistan and Hong Kong.“I will not let sir Manny down,” he said in Filipino. “I owe him a lot for giving me the break to fight in Malaysia and here in the United States.”Another Filipino who is up to a big challenge is lightweight Rey Perez, who hails from Santa Rosa, Laguna. He has the unenviable task of fighting George Kambosos, the big-punching Australian who is Pacquiao’ s regular sparring partner.Also making their big break here are Jayar Inson of Davao City, who will take on Jonathan Steele of Dallas, Texas, in a welterweight eight-rounder; and provicemate Genisis Labranza, who will lock horns with Nicaraguan Carlos Buitrago in a flyweight encounter.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

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Hart is No. 2 seed in postseason

first_imgCanyon fell to the fourth seed, and faces a much tougher road toward reaching the semifinals for the first time since 2002. “I was happy that we were placed in the lower bracket, and I think it’s a good draw for us,” said Hart coach Louis Romero, who is looking to lead the Indians to their first division final since 1999. LOS ALAMITOS – Several area girls’ soccer teams won’t have to look far to find scouting reports on their first-round opponents in the Southern Section playoffs or potential matchups they might face along the way to the March 3 championships. Hart of Newhall (22-3-1), which captured its second straight Foothill League title Thursday with a 1-0 victory over Canyon (18-2-4), not only knocked the Cowboys from the top spot in the final Div. II rankings, but ascended to the No. 2 seed when the postseason pairings were released Monday. Desert Christian, which has recorded 13 consecutive shutouts entering the postseason, is seeking its first division title since 2003. The Knights play either Milken Community of Los Angeles (16-3-2) or Bishop Conaty-Loretto of LosAngeles (4-5-3) in Friday’s opener. Harvard-Westlake of Studio City (14-7-5), which won its sixth consecutive Mission League championship, is unseeded in Div. I and faces Glendora (13-9-3) in its postseason opener. Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks (14-4-6), playing its first playoff game since 1998, will host Ventura (9-7-6) to open the Div. I playoffs. Oaks Christian of Westlake Village (11-6-1) has a wild-card match at Crossroads of Santa Monica (8-11-1). erik.boal@dailynews.com (818) 713-3607 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img “I don’t think it’s an easy draw by any means, but I think we were pretty lucky compared to Canyon, which has teams like Thousand Oaks and Temecula Valley (in their half of the draw). We’re not going to take any team lightly because right now everyone’s in first place and everyone wants one more game. There’s no freebies for anybody.” Hart ended a run of four consecutive first-round losses last season with a 3-1 victory over Moorpark. The Indians could face the Musketeers (6-4-8) again in Friday’s opening round should Moorpark get past Wednesday’s wild-card game at Quartz Hill (13-6-2). Also in Hart’s quarter of the draw are Arcadia (14-6-3) and Royal of Simi Valley (12-3-6). Canyon will play host to South Hills of Covina (10-3-3) in Friday’s opener, but could face Highland of Palmdale (12-4-7) or Westlake (9-2-8) in the second round. Thousand Oaks (18-4-3) or Crescenta Valley of La Crescenta (14-5-3) possibly await the Cowboys in the quarterfinals. Canyon and Hart were two of the five area teams that received seeds, along with Desert Christian of Lancaster (19-1-2) securing the top spot and Viewpoint of Calabasas (15-3-3) securing No. 3 in Div. VI, and Oak Park (15-4-3) being seeded third in Div. V. last_img read more

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FDA blocks wheat gluten from Chinese company

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. is blocking imports of wheat gluten from a company in China, acting after an investigation implicated the contaminated ingredient in the recent pet-food deaths of cats and dogs. The Food and Drug Administration took action against wheat gluten from Xuzhou Anying Biologic Technology Development Co. in Wangdien, China, after the U.S. recall of nearly 100 brands of pet food made with the chemically contaminated ingredient. The pet food, tainted with the chemical melamine, apparently has resulted in kidney failure in an unknown number of animals across the country. Wheat gluten from China has been suspected in the outbreak since the first of multiple recalls was announced in mid-March. Even more pet food could be recalled in the next few days, though there probably has been no contamination of human food, FDA officials said Monday. The FDA reported last week that it had found melamine in samples of the vegetable protein source used in the recalled wet and dry pet foods and treats, as well as in cats that died after eating contaminated food. “The wheat gluten that is positive for melamine all has come from this manufacturer,” Neal Bataller, director of the division of compliance with the FDA’s veterinary medicine office, told reporters. Melamine is used in plastics, countertops, glue, fire retardants and other products. Its toxicity to dogs and cats is unknown, but it is not allowed in food in any quantity. Geng Xiujuan, Xuzhou Anying’s sales manager, said the company was aware of the FDA’s import alert and was looking into it. However, Geng said the company, based in the eastern province of Jiangsu, had not manufactured the wheat gluten but had instead bought it from companies in neighboring provinces. She said Xuzhou Anying sold it onward to another Jiangsu company, Suzhou Textile Import and Export Co. “There are many other exporters and I don’t see why they would just blame us,” said Geng, adding that the company was undertaking an inspection but that it was too early to announce results. The FDA still doesn’t know where all the contaminated imported wheat gluten ended up, though it appears unlikely any made it into human food. “At this time, we can say that there is no evidence to suggest that any of the imported, suspect wheat gluten formed positive lots that made it into the human food supply,” said Michael Rogers, who oversees field investigations for the FDA’s office of regulatory affairs. The imported product was only minimally labeled but apparently went only to pet food producers. The FDA considers the contamination an aberration since wheat gluten generally is not considered a product at risk for contamination. “This should not be viewed as suddenly our food supply is unsafe, because I don’t believe that to be the case. In fact, the opposite is true,” agency chief Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach said. FDA officials said its nationwide investigation could turn up more pet food manufacturers that used the tainted ingredient, prompting even more products to be recalled. “It is impossible for us to say at this time that there won’t be additional recalls. We’re continuing to follow the trail,” said David Elder, who oversees enforcement in the FDA’s office of regulatory affairs. Menu Foods, a major manufacturer of nearly 100 store- and major-brand pet foods, announced the first recall March 16. Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc., Del Monte Pet Products and Nestle Purina PetCare Co. all have since recalled some of their products as well. The FDA’s import alert, disclosed Monday but posted on its Web site Friday, notifies its field offices to detain any wheat gluten offered for import from the Chinese company. The order also recommends inspectors screen all wheat gluten from China as well as from the Netherlands, a country through which transshipping of Chinese products can occur. The FDA could not immediately say how much wheat gluten was exported to the U.S. by Xuzhou Anying. The FDA also was working to determine whether it shipped any other food products to the U.S., said Ellen Morrison, director of FDA’s office of crisis management. The FDA has received in recent weeks more than 9,400 pet food-related complaints from consumers – nearly twice what the agency receives in a full year for all the products it regulates, von Eschenbach said. “The sheer volume of this is extraordinary,” he added. The number of confirmed pet deaths remains at roughly 15, though anecdotal reports suggest hundreds of pets may have died. Cats appear to have been especially susceptible to the contamination. Also Monday, Eight In One Inc., a division of United Pet Group Inc., announced the unrelated recall of all Dingo brand Chick’n Jerky treats for dogs, cats and ferrets. The treats are being recalled because they may be contaminated with salmonella, the company said. They were sold at Target, PetSmart and other stores. Associated Press writer Christopher Bodeen in Shanghai, China, contributed to this report.last_img read more

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Local police officer honored for service

first_imgLopez, who started in Montebello as a cadet in 1992 and eventually became an officer two years later, is being honored at the luncheon with his parents and wife at his side for acts of heroism both on and off duty. He was quick to point out that any of his fellow Montebello officers could have been selected for the honor. “There are so many deserving people other than myself,” he said. Montebello police Chief Garry Couso-Vasquez calls Lopez the “best of the best” and his recognition by a national organization reflects very well on the department. “Performance is what we look at in the department, especially from those in a leadership role,” Couso- MONTEBELLO – Cpl. Luis Lopez says law enforcement is in his blood, citing his paternal grandfather who was a judge in Mexico. Today, the Montebello Police Department officer is in the nation’s capital as one of 12 police officers being honored for service to their communities as part of National Police Week. “It’s a bit overwhelming and humbling at the same time, especially when there are hundreds of thousands of police officers in the United States,” said Lopez, who grew up in Azusa. Since 1996, the National Law Enforcements Officers Memorial Fund has selected one law enforcement officer who has distinguished him or herself through exemplary service and devotion to duty. Vasquez said, “and he shows that day in and day out.” And that performance has earned Lopez a new title of sergeant. His new rank goes into effect Sunday. “It’s really exciting,” said Lopez, who will stay in the patrol division as a sergeant. “It was a tough process because, again, there was a lot of well-qualified people.” For those who work alongside Lopez, his success came as no surprise. His career in law enforcement, which he decided upon while a student at Citrus College after participating in a police ride-along as part of a sociology course, was marked early with achievement. A dozen years ago as a field training officer, he and his fellow officers responded to a call of a woman at a local motel screaming. Unable to gain access to the room through the doorway, Lopez and his team smashed through a window, disarmed a suspect and rescued the woman, who had been stabbed 45 times. “We were just trying to get inside and give aid to the woman,” he recalled. His act of heroism that day characterized his career, according to the department, and also extended to off-duty hours. While driving to a shopping center in San Dimas on a day off in March 2006, Lopez heard a series of gunshots and then saw a sports car being driven recklessly in the opposite direction. The sports car stopped in his lane well in front of him. As he got closer to the car, a van pulled up along side of it and shots were fired. Lopez ran toward the two vehicles with his off-duty weapon in one hand and his badge in the other. All the while he instructed onlookers to take cover, but he did not engage in a gun battle for fear of injury to bystanders. Before he could reach the vehicles, the van sped away. Lopez flagged down a tow truck and ordered him to block traffic. Once he saw that a woman inside the sports car had several gunshots to her neck and torso, Lopez called for an emergency response team. Thinking quickly, he got plastic cups from a local store and used them to cover the spent shell casings in an effort to help preserve the crime scene. Lopez later learned that the man, who was eventually caught and is awaiting trial for this incident and the shooting of a Glendora police officer, was the wounded woman’s husband. She survived. “Cpl. Lopez has placed his life on the line on and and off duty on several occasions and deserves recognition for his actions,” said Montebello police Lt. Gregory Sells. “In addition to being a highly decorated and courageous officer, he is a hard worker who prides himself on treating his fellow workers and citizens with dignity and respect.” sandra.molina@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3028 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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CONIFRMED! Brendan Rodgers appointed Celtic boss

first_img Brendan Rodgers has been out of work since October 1 Celtic have appointed Brendan Rodgers as their new manager, the Scottish Champions have confirmed.The former Liverpool boss replaces Ronny Deila after agreeing a 12-month rolling contract.His first task will be to guide the Hoops through the qualifying stages for the Champions League but he will also have to fend off the challenge presented by Rangers on their return to the top flight.Rodgers said: “I am absolutely delighted to be named Celtic manager. This is genuinely a huge honour for me. I have followed Celtic all my life and to be given this fantastic opportunity and to be part of such a truly great football club is a dream come true.“I will give my new role everything I have and do all I can to bring our supporters exciting, entertaining and winning football.“The club has been in magnificent shape in recent years and has collected silverware regularly during this time. My objective now, of course, is to continue this work, to keep us at the top and again make our mark in Europe.“I know what a magnificent support Celtic enjoys and I can promise our fans one thing – that I will be doing everything I can to give you a team that you can be proud of and a team that delivers.“I can’t wait to be in Paradise with our team and our fans as we all get to work.”last_img read more

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Job Vacancies: Care assistants sought for private nursing home

first_imgJOB VACANCY: One of Donegal’s most reputable Nursing Homes are on the lookout to recruit Care Assistants to join their professional, dynamic and hardworking team.Áras Uí Dhomhnaill Nursing Home, is a 48-bed private state of the art nursing home located in Milford, Co. Donegal.Management are currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants to join their team for full-time and part-time roles. Requirements: FETAC level 5 or equivalentInterested candidates should apply with CV to Anne McGilloway, Director of Nursing: info@sheephavenhealthcare.comOr alternatively via post to:Anne Mc GillowayDirector of NursingSheephaven HealthcareÁras Uí Dhomhnaill Nursing HomeMilfordCo. DonegalF92 HX32E : info@sheephavenhealthcare.comW : sheephavenhealthcare.comT : 074-9163288F : 074-9163280 Job Vacancies: Care assistants sought for private nursing home was last modified: October 26th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:Áras Úi Dhomhnaillcare assistantjobsnursing homeVacancieslast_img read more

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GAA: COUNTY BOARD IN TALKS WITH HQ OVER HALF A MILLION EURO SHORTFALL

first_imgTHE DONEGAL County Board is to meet Croke Park officials GAA after it emerged they must find half a million euro in order to finance their affairs in 2011.County treasurer Séamus O’Donnell announced at this week’s meeting of the county committee that some €486,400 has to be found to cover costs of developing the new Centre of Excellence in Convoy, and which has to be paid to the developer by the end of next month.On that basis a projected loss of €480,750 was being forecast, based on an expenditure figure of €1,162,000 and projected income of only €681,250. To address the shortfall Donegal officials will meet representation from Croke Park next Friday, before the annual Congress, in Mullingar, to seek a loan to bridge the cost of the development.The biggest source of income to the board’s books are the levies from clubs and divisional boards, which make up €220,000.The board is overdrawn by €30,869.73, although it was explained this wasn’t an unusual scenario at this time of year, with some clubs’ levies being paid in instalments.ends GAA: COUNTY BOARD IN TALKS WITH HQ OVER HALF A MILLION EURO SHORTFALL was last modified: April 8th, 2011 by gregShare 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)last_img read more

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GOLF NEWS – IMPRESSIVE BROWNE WINS PRESIDENT’S PRIZE AT PORTSALON

first_imgHistory was created at Portsalon golf course on Saturday last when the clubs members contested for Ms Kathleen Mc Cormick’s Presidents prize.Kathleen holds the honour of being the first lady member to hold the prestigious title of club President.The golfing fraternity of the north west were peering over the weather forecasts for the region and despite the changing weather conditions there was a large turnout which showed the esteem in which the members held for their President Kathleen Mc Cormick . The President has served her club well having been a member of Portsalon Golf Club for many years. In this Kathleen’s first year of office as President she has also held the position as club Lady Captain, held various positions on the ladies committee and represented the club on various teams throughout her golfing career.The President thanked the members of Portsalon golf club who had bestowed the title of club President to her. She said she was indeed delighted and privileged to be the first lady member to hold such a prestigious title She thanked the members and her guests who participated in this her historic first Presidents Day’s at Portsalon Golf Club.The President thanked John Shields and the greens staff for the excellent condition of greens. She thanked the office staff Karina Mc Ginley, who put in long hours and ensured all ran smoothly throughout the day. She thanked Sean Mc Gettigan and his catering staff for the magnificent food served on the night. Finally she thanked her family for all their support during this her first year as President of Portsalon Golf Club.The Captain Joe Harkin congratulated the President on this her special day at Portsalon Golf Club. He said that it was indeed his honour to be Captain and work alongside the first lady of Portsalon Golf Club.whom he has known and respected for many years. After the clear skies the previous day the golfers of Portsalon took to the course with some rain and windy conditions. The tough playing conditions was reflected in the scoring with few birdie puts being recorded. With the weather playing a pivotal roll the conditions were indeed favourable to the long and straight strikers.The winner of this years Presidents prize was five handicapper Tim Browne who started off with a bogey 5 on the first followed by a double bogey on the second must have thought his chance of victory had gone On completion of the first nine he recorded 17 points.The homeward nine was indeed more favorable as Tim started a magnificent run with a birdie on the par three 11th hole and and further birdie on the 17th , he completed the back nine two under and record with 22 points and an overall total of 39 points Runner Up: Gary Sheehan (17) 36 points B.O.T Gross: Paschal Cullen (4) 28 pointsThird: John Logue (13) 36 points Fourth: Paul Deeney (25) 35 points B.O.T. Best nines went to MichaelMcFadden and Gareth McLarnon . The Country Member prize went to Jim Toal (22) 35 pointsCountry Member 2nd: Adrian McGurnanghan (28) 30 points. The council members prize winner was Hugh McGinley (21) 35 points. The winner of the past Presidents prize went to Patrick Shields (18) 35 points.The winner of the ladies section in this year’s Presidents prize was Roseanne Logue and the visitors prize went to Karen McCormick (36) 40 points. The CSS was 35 points.Results The winner of the Wednesday open staged on 13th August was Rory McFadden (10) 41 points B.O.T (Belvoir Park) Runner Up: Eamon McConigley (12) 41 points Gross: Martin Sutherland (3) 37 points Third: David Edwards (16) 39 points B.O.T. The CSS was 37 points. On Sunday the winner of the members competition was Kevin McFadden (19) 40 points Runner Up: Diarmuid Logue (4) 38 points B.O.T Gross: Stephen Connolly (6) 32 points Third: Aidan Langan (16) 38 points. The CSS was 35 points.EventsOn Saturday 24th there is an open gents stableford competition and on Sunday 25th it’s a members competition. On Wednesday 28th an 18 hole open gents competition A time sheet is in operation for all competitions contact 0749159459 or go online to portsalongolfclub.com.Past Captains Calling all past captains of Portsalon golf club, the prestigious J J Wall Past Captain’s cup will be staged at Portsalon Golf Club on Saturday 31st August and the first tee is reserved for the past captains from 12.20 p.m. A time sheet is in operation for all competitions contact 0749159459.Congratulations.The Captain Joe Harkin and members of Portsalon golf club would like to congratulate our neighbours Rosapenna Golf club on their achievement of winning the Ulster Section of the Irish Senior Cup and now advance to the All Ireland Finals in Royal Tara Golf ClubA New Look for Portsalon Golf ShopMembers and visitors to Portsalon Golf Club will see the major upgrade which has taken place to the club shop area, The new layout has a much needed shop where both members and visitors can purchase many golf requirements not forgetting the Portsalon Continuing Story. It may also be the place to purchase the next birthday present or just the perfect gift for your golfing partner.On Line BookingMembers and visitors to Portsalon Golf Club should note that on line booking is now available for all competitions at Portsalon at the flick of a button go to portsalongolfclub.comGOLF NEWS – IMPRESSIVE BROWNE WINS PRESIDENT’S PRIZE AT PORTSALON was last modified: August 22nd, 2013 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:Portsalon Golf Club Noteslast_img read more

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BREAKING NEWS: YOUNG DONEGAL MAN DIES AS CAR COLLAPSES ON TOP OF HIM

first_imgA young Co Donegal was killed last night when the car he was working on collapsed on top of him.Gardai in Carrick are investigating the tragic death in Kilcar.The accident happened at Castlecarn, Kilcar between 8pm and 9,30pm.The young man is believed to have died at the scene despite attempts to save him. The man is understood to be 28 years of age and from the local area.His name has not been released until all relatives have been informed of the tragedy.A full investigation is being carried out into the tragedy led by Gardai from Carrick.A spokesman for the Garda Press office confirmed the incident but said they were not releasing any more details of the tragedy at this time.  BREAKING NEWS: YOUNG DONEGAL MAN DIES AS CAR COLLAPSES ON TOP OF HIM was last modified: February 5th, 2014 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:accidentCarrickdonegalGardaikilcarman killedlast_img read more

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We, the People Walk 2017

first_imgOn Sunday 26 March Brand South Africa, Constitution Hill and other stakeholders including the Gauteng Legislature and the City of Joburg took part in We, the People Walk event. Its aim is to promote constitutional awareness and reinforce unity and ubuntu.While ‘We, The People Walk’ took place, children under the age of 12 had an opportunity to participate in their own walk, designed to inculcate the Bill of Rights and ResponsibilitiesThe Constitution Hill annual ‘We, the People Walk’ took place on 26 March 2017 under the theme ‘Affirming Constitutionalism’. Brand South Africa – in partnership with Constitution Hill, Gauteng Legislature and the City of Jo’burg – hosted this event.The foundation of the South African Nation Brand is the widely respected Constitution of South Africa, which guides, promotes and protects the values of the South African Nation Brand. The ‘We, The People Walk’ title was taken from the South African Constitution preamble. The walk commemorates the coming of age of the world’s most progressive Constitution through activities which nurture patriotism, constitutional awareness and active citizenship and celebrates the 21st anniversary of South Africa’s Constitution.While ‘We, The People Walk’ took place, children under the age of 12 had an opportunity to participate in their own walk, designed to inculcate the Bill of Rights and Responsibilities through activities such as interacting with mascots; musical activities; chalking the legacy and other child friendly activities.After the walk there were various activities for both young and old alike. On stage were performances by musicians, poets and dancers, and there were also be activities for children such as face-painting, a jumping castle, as well as educational programmes to teach them about their rights and responsibilities.last_img read more

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