Envision Guyana “the way would like to live” – former Education Minister

first_imgMae’s graduationThe 2018 graduating class of Mae’s Schools was charged by former Education Minister Priya Manickchand to envision the Guyana they would like to live in and involve themselves in work that would get the country there.The students were congratulated for their hard work and told that they were already winners as millions of children across the world are unable to complete their primary education.Manickchand pointed out to the graduating class that they are all intelligent students who could and must do well where ever they go.She used statistics to show that schools all across the country are doing well andFormer Education Minister Priya Manickchand with Mae’s student, Anjalie Dhoray who secured a perfect score in Social Studies. Also in photo is Anjalie’s mother, Christine Dhoraypointed out that children that topped the region at CXC had come Anna Regina, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and New Amsterdam, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). She urged the graduates to go on and shine and involve themselves in the civic life of the country so that together we could take Guyana forward.Manickchand especially recognised Maefield Rodrigues, who she said is a pioneer in the private school industry. She hailed the teachers for giving consistently good results to those they teach but implored them to keep consciously examining their methods for relevance and effectiveness.Nalia Rahaman, 11, of Westfield Prep, is the country’s top student at the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) examinations, having secured a perfect score of 529.The elated student explained that she was very happy to have been informed that she had secured the top spot this year. Rahaman sat the examination at a tender age of 10 with the aspiration of becoming an author.The top student for Region One (Barima-Waini) was Romario De Souza; from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), it was Alex Muntaz; from Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), it was Darren Ramphal; from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica), Kaydee Ali prevailed; as did Anne Khemraj from Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice), Rajiv Babulall from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), Kenneth Edwards from Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), Lotasha Stanislaus from Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni), Nikolai Kissoon from Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), and Shakina Mc Gregor from Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).last_img read more

Ballon d’Or to be aired on StarTimes

first_imgThe live broadcast of the 2018 Ballon d’Or Ceremony on StarTimes World Football channel is set to start at 11pm Kenyan time tomorrow 3rd December.The company has equally announced the acquisition of exclusive media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 3 years deal for the two Italian premier Cup competitions will run from 2018/2019 to 2020/2021 season.Coppa Italia is Italy’s single-elimination domestic Cup competition while Supercoppa Italiana is the annual matchup between the winner of Italy’s Serie A versus the Coppa Italia champion.The 2018/19 Coppa Italia is already well underway, with 16 teams from Serie A, Serie B and Serie C taking on each other from December, with the winners joining Serie A’s top eight outfits, who enter the competition at the last-16 stage.Speaking on these latest developments, StarTimes Director of Marketing and PR Japhet Akhulia noted the Live broadcast of the 2018 Ballon d’Or, Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana shows the company’s progressive commitment towards broadcasting premium football content that soccer lovers are in the lookout for.“This year’s Ballon d’Or Ceremony definitely attracts wide attention of football fans given the key candidates for the prestigious award. As we progressively identify and acquire premium sport content, it is a commitment to our service excellence thereby delivering the best in football in the coming days,” noted Akhulia. 0Shares0000Ballon d’ Or, Coppa Italia to be aired on StarTimesNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 2 – Pay Television Company StarTimes is set to broadcast tomorrow’s (Monday Dec 3) 2018 Ballon d’Or Ceremony where the winner of the annual prestigious football award will be unveiled.Ballons d’Or is considered the highest honor for soccer players where in the past 10 years, the award has seen only two players win the Ballon d’Or – Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo. However, this year’s ceremony is likely to see the end of the pair’s 10-year reign. 0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more