Maesaiah Thabane, the new first lady, has been a controversial figure. Since the wedding, for which she was two hours late, she has been accused of interfering in political appointments, while a fund she set up to help reduce poverty has faced allegations of fraud and money laundering. … [Read more...] about Lesotho PM in surprise court appearance over wife’s murder
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What’s everyone talking about? Fort Gordon is the cyberwarfare HQ of the US. It houses 16,000 personnel and civilians to the south-west of the centre, a concentration of techspertise that local authorities are trying to capitalise on by creating a “cyber-corridor” running through Augusta. The idea is to link a recently announced $50m tech campus near the riverside to another mooted hub in the defunct Regency mall, near the Gordon Highway, where much of the current urban blight is found. Fort Gordon is massive enough that it could conceivably drive this growth singlehandedly. “When the country was at its lowest point in 2008 with the housing crisis, the prices here didn’t go down a whole lot,” Kling says. “You always have a revolving door of guys coming in and out of the base.” … [Read more...] about Augusta in the spotlight: how the Masters transforms a small Georgia city
Cheltenham Festival stat of the day, by Paul Ferguson Since the ratings ceiling for the Northern Trust Company Novice Handicap Chase (formerly the Close Brothers) increased to 145 a couple of years ago, only one of the 10 horses to finish in the first five raced from a mark below 141 – the 2018 winner, Mister Whitaker. This suggests that the race is becoming more compressed and it is probably best to focus on the top end of the handicap. Of last year’s 20-strong field, nine were rated 140 or lower. … [Read more...] about Could Rachael Blackmore scoop the Cheltenham top jockey award?
Commenting on Montague’s settlement, Sam Smethers, chief executive of the Fawcett Society, said: “We know that there are many more equal pay cases at the BBC that have either been settled or remain unresolved. We urge the BBC to bring these cases to a swift conclusion and call on all employers to address unequal pay within their own organisation if and when they find it. … [Read more...] about Sarah Montague wins £400,000 from BBC over unequal pay
The pair made their first appearance together in December 2018 on a podcast for Preparing a People, a group which, according to its website, organizes conferences and lectures for those who 'look forward to the rapidly coming changes to our current Telestial way of life, and rejoice in the hope of a far better world to soon come!' … [Read more...] about Doorbell camera footage shows ‘cult’ mom Lori Vallow’s missing seven-year-old son JJ playing with a friend outside his house just days before he vanished in September