Grand coalition sole solution for Consociational countries

Dr Kumar Mahabir Trinidad & Tobago (West Indies) September 2, 2107 There is legitimate suspicion, fear and insecurity among East Indians of the ruling APNU+AFC regime in Guyana. Guyana’s President David Granger is a former Commander of the African-dominated Guyana Defence Force under the PNC regime (1964-1992), which is the major partner in the current APNU+AFC coalition government. It is…

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Grand coalition sole solution for Consociational countries

Dr Kumar Mahabir Trinidad & Tobago (West Indies) September 2, 2107 There is legitimate suspicion, fear and insecurity among East Indians of the ruling APNU+AFC regime in Guyana. Guyana’s President David Granger is a former Commander of the African-dominated Guyana Defence Force under the PNC regime (1964-1992), which is the major partner in the current APNU+AFC coalition government. It is…

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Consumer body calls for clampdown on ticket resellers

Supplied Content Wellington, September 2, 2017 Inflated prices, hidden fees and misleading sales tactics have been identified as major problems in the ticket resale market, in a joint investigation by Consumer NZ and Australian consumer group Choice. More than 1000 consumers provided information to the investigation about their experiences with ticket resellers, such as Viagogo and Ticketmaster Resale. The results…

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Politicians set to debate on housing issue

University of Auckland Business School Supplied Content Auckland, September 2, 2017 Seeking to refocus the attentions of voters on one of the main issues confronting the country, the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) is holding a pre-election housing debate in Auckland next Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The free public debate, to be moderated by economics commentator Rod Oram, will…

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Muslims mark Eid Al Adha worldwide

Zia Ahmad Sourced Content (Australasian Muslim) Sydney, Australia, September 1, 2017 More than two million people have descended on Makkah, Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year. Comparatively, 1,080,000 men and 780,000 women performed Hajj last year. Most pilgrims for Hajj come from Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Turkey and Nigeria in descending order. Hajj or the annual pilgrimage…

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Muslims mark Eid Al Adha worldwide

Zia Ahmad Sourced Content (Australasian Muslim) Sydney, Australia, September 1, 2017 More than two million people have descended on Makkah, Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year. Comparatively, 1,080,000 men and 780,000 women performed Hajj last year. Most pilgrims for Hajj come from Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Turkey and Nigeria in descending order. Hajj or the annual pilgrimage…

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