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Eureka claims AIBT

first_imgMakaila Napoleon scored 10 of her team-high 23 points in the first quarter and the Eureka High girl’s basketball team found no trouble against McKinleyville, winning 58-36 in the Arcata Invitational Basketball Tournament championship game Saturday afternoon at Arcata High.Saturday’s AIBT championship win is Eureka’s second straight. The Loggers beat Arcata 69-65 to claim the AIBT last season.McKinleyville (2-1) stayed even with Eureka 4-0) through the first few minutes of the game as both …last_img

South African expats vote abroad

first_imgThousands of South Africans living abroadare casting their votes ahead of thenational elections taking place on 22 April.(Image: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com. Formore free photos, visit the image library.)Khanyi Magubane South Africans living abroad have been descending on high commissions and various embassies around the world where they will cast their votes today.About 16 240 registered South Africans abroad are expected to cast their ballots, in a process to be supervised by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in 124 missions.Those who are momentarily outside the country on holiday, a business trip, attending a tertiary institution, on an educational visit or participating in an international sports will also be allowed to vote.All the voting stations opened at 7am and will close at 5pm at the local time of the country.The largest turnout is expected in London, where approximately 7 472 expatriates are expected to cast their ballots today.Early morning reports indicated that long queues had already formed outside the South African High Commission in London, where the IEC’s chief electoral officer, Pansy Tlakula, also arrived to encourage voters.Most of the South Africans in the queue had taken leave from work in order to vote, or had been granted a leave day, or “voting day” by employers.Many of the London-based nationals celebrated their democracy by wearing South African national sport team jerseys and carrying South African flags.In other parts of the world, voting in Australia, which is several hours ahead of South Africa, is almost completed. About 1 230 registered South Africans showed up to cast their vote.In Dubai, 900 South Africans living and working in the country are also voting today. In Wellington, New Zealand, over 400 South Africans are expected to vote today.The Hague in the Netherlands reported 378 registered voters, while Dublin, Ireland, is expecting at least 360 South Africans to vote.A low turn out is expected in the Middle East, as only 75 people registered to vote at the South African Embassy in Ra’anana, and only one in Ramallah in the West Bank.A possible contributing factor to the low number of voters could be that today is the last day of the Jewish festival of Pass Over and observant Jews are not allowed to work, let alone vote on that day.Foreign Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, accompanied by a South African delegation, will cast her vote in Geneva, Switzerland later today.Dlamini-Zuma will not be in the country when local voters head for the voting stations.She will be attending the UN World Conference Against Racism, Xenophobia and related Intolerances.This will be a follow up to the first Racism conference held in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, in 2003.Ensuring a safe voteIn a bid to ensure that the overseas votes remain safe and secure, the IEC has set up a two-envelop system.Each voter will receive a ballot paper and will vote for their political party of choice.Once the voting has been completed, the ballot paper will be placed in an unmarked envelope and sealed. The marked envelope will then be placed in another envelope with the voter’s name, ID number and voter district number.The envelopes are then placed in a ballot box, which will be sealed and flown to South Africa.On Election Day, 22 April the details on the marked envelope will be checked to verify that the voter is indeed registered to vote and checked for any irregularities. The vote will then be taken out and placed with other votes that have been cast locally.The IEC says this system will ensure that all overseas votes are anonymous when the final ballots are counted.Related articlesExpats allowed to vote overseas SA passport made more secure UK promises visa flexibilityGuide to reporting on electionsUseful linksIndependent Electoral CommissionDepartment of Home Affairslast_img read more

Mercedes-Benz to train auto technicians

first_img“We want to focus on a sound skills base and a pipeline of technically-skilled individuals,” Mangcu said. “The automotive industry is strongly driven by technological advancement, and we have a severe shortage of technical skills.” Each learner will have the opportunity to be mentored by a dealership for four months. During this time they will complete their portfolio of evidence for their final assessments, putting theoretical studies into practise. In a statement this week, MBSA corporate affairs manager Nobuzwe Mangcu said the company shared the concern and commitment of the South African government to educate and equip the country’s youth with skills. MBSA and MerSeta will provide funding of R1.4-million per year, while St Anthony’s staff will provide the training competence for the theoretical part of the programme. 27 January 2012 On the job training Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is initiating a technical learnership at the St Anthony’s Centre in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, to help address the shortage of appropriately skilled technicians in the country’s automotive sector. MBSA has enlisted the assistance of their dealer network, which comprises 87 dealerships across the country, to expose the learners to the workplace, and provide on-the-job training. The learners receive a stipend during this practical training phase, which also includes a month’s exposure to Mercedes-Benz’s specialised, product-specific maintenance training. The three-year pilot programme will see MBSA collaborating with the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (MerSeta) and St Anthony’s to provide NQF level three qualifications for an initial intake of 24 learners. SAinfo reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material “This is an example of the private sector partnering with government towards meeting and addressing key challenges for South Africa,” said MerSeta CEO Raymond Patel. “It also contributes to job creation, the enhancement of skills, socio-economic development and enterprise development.” Successful completion of the programme will equip learners with a certificate in automotive repair and maintenance, but the workplace exposure will give them a head-start in their future careers.last_img read more

Weekly Wrap-up: What Tech Obstacles Do Kids Face? Twitter Brand Pages, An iPhone User’s First Days on Android and More…

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