Archive for September 10th, 2017

Millions ordered to leave as deadly storm prepares to hit

Millions ordered to leave as deadly storm prepares to hit

MORE than six million people have been ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Irma begins to lash the US state of Florida. FLORIDA’S Governor Rick Scott has said “the storm is here” as the outerbands of Hurricane Irma start to lash the state’s southern tip and warned “our state has never seen anything like it”. Governor […]

Irma’s victims brace for another hurricane

Irma’s victims brace for another hurricane

Thousands of Irma victims across the Caribbean fought desperately to find shelter or escape their storm-blasted islands as another hurricane following close behind threatened to add to their misery. With Irma and its 250 km/h winds taking aim at the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people, the death toll in the storm’s wake across […]

Housing Authority launches construction package

Housing Authority launches construction package

The Housing Authority has launched its own construction arm. Chief Executive, Dr Punit Sethi says the Authority will now provide the land, design the houses and also build it. Dr Sethi says this initiative is targeted for low to middle income earners. He says this is to facilitate reasonable development cost and allow for more […]

Wallabies and Springboks play out a 23-all draw in Perth

Wallabies and Springboks play out a 23-all draw in Perth

THE Wallabies and Springboks played out a 23-all draw in Perth on Saturday night as Australia remains winless in the 2017 Rugby Championship. As captain Michael Hooper said post-match, it was a case of missed opportunities for the Wallabies, who led 20-10 following Tatafu Polota-Nau’s second half try, before the Boks fought back through a […]

Fijian Drua wins first NRC game thrashing Melbourne Rising

Fijian Drua wins first NRC game thrashing Melbourne Rising

The Fiji Airways Drua have won their first National Rugby Championship game after thrashing Melbourne Rising 45-24. The national side produced a masterclass performance to outclass the Melbourne side as they rack up seven tries with winger Apete Daveta, flyhalf Peceli Nacebe and flanker Samuela Saqiwa scoring two tries each while center Eroni Vasiteri scored […]