Brosnan confirmed for steering committee

first_imgNewsLocal NewsBrosnan confirmed for steering committeeBy admin – May 24, 2012 523 Facebook Twitter Advertisement Previous articleO’Dea moves to keep 70 jobs at ShannonNext articleEnts notes admin Linkedincenter_img FINANCE Minister, Michael Noonan has confirmed that the new airport steering group will be headed by Denis Brosnan, as reported by the Limerick Post last week.The Minister was in Limerick for a tree-planting ceremony at the site of the new unit for the Midwest Regional Hospital.Asked about the make-up of the new steering group which will determine the future of Shannon airport, he said:Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “It hasn’t been confirmed but as far as I know, the names that are published are correct”.The minister added that the relevant government departments “will be well represented on the board”. Email Print WhatsApplast_img

CBL to Celebrate Lagos @ 50 with May Madness Basketball Tourney

first_imgContinental Basketball League is supported by the Lagos State Government, AFA Sports, SWIFT, PaddyBet, 360Nobs, Red Cheetah by SWIFT, Maison Fahrenheit, Cintron, Printivo, Bugaa Connect, Bobby Taylor Company, Domino’s Pizza, Selemedic, McErnest Events, Air Cote d’Ivoire and The Beat 99.9FM.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram In celebration of 50 years of Lagos State, Continental Basketball League (CBL) has rolled out a basketball challenge tagged the ‘May Madness Tournament’ billed to tip off on May 12 at the remodelled Teslim Balogun Arena in Lagos.Four cities across Africa will play host to six teams during the tourney. They include: Eko Kings, Lagos City Stars, and Lagos Warriors (all from Lagos) while other African teams scheduled to participate in the tourney include: Libreville Izobe Dragons (Gabon); Abidjan Raiders (Cote d’Ivoire) and Yaoundé Giants (Cameroon).The tournament expected to commence from May 12 through June 4 will tip off with the Lagos Challenge. Teams will go head-to-head against each other in one of the most anticipated basketball challenges ever in the history of Africa, thereafter the teams will embark on a road trip to the capital of Cameroun, Yaoundé for the ‘Yaoundé Challenge’ starting from May 22 through May 24.The best teams of the challenge are scheduled to hit the court on the 27th and 28th of May for the tournament’s ‘All Star’ weekend, where some celebrities will play against ‘basketball veterans’. There is also going to be three pointers and Slam Dunk contests.The top four teams of the challenge are to meet in Libreville, Gabon on the  3rd and 4th of June for the Final Four and Championship game.last_img

Delou Africa, Inc. Will Host African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival…

first_imgDelou Africa – Photo Credit: Tracy Ann, Innovative Arts MIAMI, Florida – Delou Africa, Inc. will celebrate its 10 year anniversary by hosting the African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida on August 2-4, 2019 at Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137).“Our yearly festival is a springboard to community capacity building, to increase understanding within and between communities and to stimulate dialogue and increase awareness and sensitivity for culture within the African Diaspora,” says Njeri Plato, Executive Director, Delou Africa, Inc.“We celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Delou Africa Inc. and the showcasing of dance and music traditions in the African culture.  We are excited to be a partner of Dance Africa Miami 2019 as it’s an experience that both locals and visitors will enjoy”, states Connie W. Kinnard, VP Multicultural Tourism & Development, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.The wide variety of festival stages and activity includes; African and Caribbean Dance Workshops ~ Drum and Music Workshops ~ African Fashions by “All Over Africa” ~ Yoga ~ Better Living Health Fair & Symposium ~ Global Bazaar ~ Free Children’s Village Zone and the Concert Extravaganza.This year’s concert extravaganza Seeds of the Diaspora is a collective artistic collaboration that will feature premiere and world-renowned native, national and local dance, drum and music artists, groups and storytellers.The festival attracts local, national, and international participants while connecting the African Diaspora to our diverse communities. Past success reflects nearly 35,000 attendees visited our festival since our inception in 2010.For tickets, visit Africa’s Cultural Community Outreach Development (C.C.O.D.) award was created to recognize individuals, organizations, and or businesses. The recipient of the C.C.O.D award is based on their exemplary work that enriches lives through artistic, social, academic and innovative skills that empower individuals, neighborhoods, and communities to engage, develop, enhance and invest future generations through cultural arts and education. Delou Africa’s 2019 C.C.O.D. recipients are:Ibrahima DioubateMamadouba CamaraMouminatou CamaraYoussouf KoumbassaMohamed DaCostaAnita Macbethlast_img