Daily Archives: 05/07/2012

NICIL’s refusal to hand over its $$$ is criminal – former Auditor General

NICIL’s refusal to hand over its $$$ is criminal – former Auditor General

May 6, 2012 | By KNews |

Former Auditor General, Anand Goolsaran

 “I have no recollection that Parliament has authorised any expenditure from the NICIL accounts neither am I aware that NICIL, as a state-owned company incorporated under the Companies Act of 1991, has the authority to intercept funds that truly belong to the Consolidated Fund and to use such funds for purposes extraneous to the defraying of certain expenses referred to above.” – GGMC, GFC, Lotto also obligated   –  says Former Auditor General, Anand Goolsaran

The pressure is continuing to mount on Government to release details on the billions of dollars it is holding in a special company without any Parliamentary oversight.    Continue reading

President bluffing on snap elections… Nagamootoo

President bluffing on snap elections… Nagamootoo

May 6, 2012 | By KNews By Rabindra Rooplall

 Ramotar politically a “dead duck” if elections called–Nagamootoo 

“We are helping this Government to deal with its own dilemma which is its own corruption …. they don’t have the political will to fight the corruption.”  Says AFC Executive Moses Nagamootoo 

For the first time society now sees both the government and the opposition going around the country explaining the budget situation and observers are saying that it appears as if the government is inclined to call snap elections.

Observers see the moves of political parties at this time as campaigning ahead of snap elections. However, Alliance For Change (AFC) Executive Moses Nagamootoo says he is calling the bluff of the Government and is challenging them to call snap elections since society is now much more aware of what government does with taxpayer monies and the way they administer governmental functions throughout the country not as public servants but as authoritarians.

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Bob Marley and the the Wailers – 1980 – Germany concert video

Bob Marley and the the Wailers – 1980 Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany  – Complete Show

This is a video of a complete show given by Bob Marley and the Wailers in Dortmund, Germany in 1980. This concert recording is: 1 hr 58mins.

The concert  starts with his backup singers the I-Threes, and features many of the most popular Bob Marley songs at that time.  Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh were NOT members of the band at that time  –  Here is Bob Marley in his prime.

Lucky Dube – Reggae singer from South Africa – 3 videos

LUCKY DUBE – No Truth to the World  {His story of why he sings Reggae}

Reggae superstar Lucky Dube and his band  deliver infectious roots rhythms to the people in this fiery live concert performances filmed in South Africa and elsewhere. Lucky Dube presents his message of liberation and social justice in uplifting and unforgettable songs such as “Truth in the World,” “House of Exile,” “War and Crime,” “Back to My Roots,” “I’ve Got You Babe,” “Reggae Strong,” “Remember Me” and many more.
He recorded 22 albums in Zulu, English and Afrikaans in a 25-year period and was South Africa’s biggest selling reggae artist. Lucky Philip Dube (August 3rd, 1964 — October 18th, 2007) was a South African reggae musician.

Here, we present three of his recordings… the first has an interview  where he explains that during apartheid reggae was banned. It is followed by the song “No Truth in the World”.  The second song is one of his most popular songs “House of Exile” recorded here at a concert in Uganda – (Lyrics are included).  The third is a “Mandela Tribute” celebrating the end of Apartheid and the freeing of their people.

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Bishop’s Spring Fling – May 5th, Hollywood, Florida – album

Bishop’s Spring Fling –  May 5th, Hollywood, Florida – album

Here are pictures from the Bishop’s Spring Fling , held on Saturday May 5th, in Hollywood, Florida.  It was an: Awesome party, with awesome people with the music of DJ Radcliffe in the mix !

Bishops Spring Fling – May 5, 2012  Hollywood Florida

Click on link below  to view the album and full-screen slideshow – 209 pictures    Continue reading

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