Saturday, 18 August 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a photo of himself sleeping on the street

Famed actor Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a photo of himself sleeping on the street under his famous bronze statue, and sadly wrote "How times have changed"...


This is the state of Africa - spiritually and politically. The small and hungry carrying the big and over fed.

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Working with difficult people

A man and a woman looking angrily at each other.
In a challenging work situation, try to see eye to eye.
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Sometimes you find yourself working with someone with whom you just don’t get along. Maybe their personality is grating, or their political views are different from yours. Maybe they are a font of useless knowledge. Whatever the reason, you constantly conflict. Still, you need to figure out how to work together.

Boy, 8, seriously hurt in collision between scooter and car

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a boy was seriously injured after a car collided with the child’s scooter in Limerick City yesterday evening.
The eight-year-old boy was travelling on a child’s scooter when the collision occurred.
He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where he is being treated for serious injuries, according to gardaí.

Family who spent night in garda station offered three-bedroom apartment on trial basis

Margaret Cash and her children with RTÉ's Miriam O'Callaghan
Margaret Cash and her children with RTÉ's Miriam O'Callaghan

Image: RTÉ

THE MOTHER-OF-seven who spent the night in a garda station with her children last week has said the council has offered her a three-bed apartment on a trial basis.
Margaret Cash (28) and six of her children, aged from one to 11, spent the night in Tallaght Garda Station in Dublin on Wednesday of last week after failing to secure suitable emergency accommodation.

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Man (22) arrested after two guns and crack cocaine seized in Ballyfermot

Bullets Source: An Garda Síochána
GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man in his 20s after guns and a quantity of drugs were seized during two searches in west Dublin.
The Ballyfermot Detective Unit, assisted by the Armed Support Unit, conducted the searches in the area this morning.
During the searches, two guns were recovered.

Casinos, gaming machines and online gambling to be overseen by independent regulator

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AN INDEPENDENT REGULATOR for the gambling industry is to be established under a proposed new law.
Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton briefed Cabinet today and requested approval to draft a new general scheme of the Gambling Control Bill.
A proposed set of laws to deal with the issue of gambling have been gathering dust on the shelf in the Department of Justice since 2013.

EFCC Arrests Abuja Civil Servant Who Paid N60m Tithe To a Church

EFCC civil servant

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a popular Abuja socialite who is also a top official of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Dr (Mrs) Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte. The suspect, a Grade Level 14 Officer with the Federal Ministry of Finance seconded to the Nigerian Prison Service as Head, Capital Accounts, was picked up Tuesday May 6 by operatives of the anti graft agency. And for several hours, she was grilled by investigators over allegations bordering on corruption, abuse of office and money laundering.