Allied’s new web

first_imgAllied Bakeries has revamped its trade website for convenience stores in an attempt to boost returns for the sector.The interactive site at www. includes point-of-sale kits and a profit calculator as well as category management tips and downloadable planograms. Details of Allied’s product range for convenience stores, developed as part of the company’s £40 million relaunch, are also available to view.last_img

Haiti to pay mothers school incentives via mobile

first_imgNewsRegional Haiti to pay mothers school incentives via mobile by: – May 29, 2012 Tweet Share Sharing is caring! Sharecenter_img Share 7 Views   no discussions The earthquake of January 2010 devastated much of Port-au-PrinceThe government in Haiti says it will begin transferring cash credits to mothers who send their children to school regularly.Each mother will receive up to $20 (£13) a month and the transfers will be made via mobile phone. The programme, called Ti Manman Cheri, or Dear Little Mother, aims to benefit initially a 100,000 families in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Venezuela is providing $15m (£9.5m) for the first phase of the programme.Other Latin American countries, such as Brazil and Mexico, have adopted schemes that provide benefits to families who keep their children in education.But the Haitian government says this is the first such initiative to use mobile phones for cash transfers. Prime minister Laurent Lamothe said the programme represented “a revolution in the country.”It will initially benefit families in four of the poorest areas of Port-au-Prince and should be extended to the rest of the country by the end of the year.Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere.It suffered huge human and material losses when it was hit by an earthquake in 2010.BBC Newslast_img read more

McKinnon, Dharry shine in Woodpecker Products Practical Shoot

first_imgVETERAN shooters Ryan McKinnon and David Dharry emerged as the top deadeyes last Saturday when the Woodpecker Products/Guyana Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) hosted its final Practical Shoot for 2019, at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.The annual event was well attended by a number of local gunners, some highly-experienced and some trainees but they all failed to over the feats of the two expert pistol shooters; who reigned supreme in their respective categories.Among the stages contested, Raw Deal, Down Low, Horsing Around, RM-28, to name a few, were traditional obstacle-filled stages which tested the shooters’ reflexes, precision and stamina.In the Limited Division, McKinnon shot an impressive 342.7725 points for his first place spot as he kept the others at bay. Another expert shooter, John Phang, secured 292.2822 points which landed him in 2nd place, while Pravesh Harry finished 3rd with 272.1620 points.The second division, Production, was dominated by the GSSF executive Dharry, who was impressive with the handgun as he accumulated 345.9295 points to end as the 1st place winner in that group.Second place in the Production Category belonged to Andrew Phang, who shot 313.4308 points and former GSSF president Vidushi Persaud-McKinnon who came in 3rd spot with 279.5950 points.Meanwhile, GSSF lauded the unwavering support of Guyana Defence Force/Chief of Staff Brigadier Patrick West, Commissioner of Police Mr Leslie James, OC TSU Mr Guy Nurse, the media and sponsors for their support in 2019 and look forward to brighter ventures and relationships in 2020.Production Division:1st place – David Dharry (345.9295 points)2nd place – Andrew Phang (313.4308 points)3rd place – Vidushi Persaud-McKinnon (279.5950 points)Limited Division:1st place – Ryan McKinnon (342.7725 points)2nd place – John Phang (292.2822 points)3rd Place – Pravesh Harry (272.1620 points)last_img read more

Sellas Tetteh should be appointed U-20 Coach for good:Frimpong Manso

first_imgFormer Ghana coach Frimpong Manso wants Coach Sellas Tetteh to be handed over the U20 coaching job permanently.Sellas Tetteh over the last six years has established himself at the U20 level having won one gold and bronze medal at the World Cup, a gold and silver at the African Youth Championship and the West African Championship.The Former Liberty Professionals trainer made a return to the Black Satellites team after then substantive coach Maxwell Konadu was assigned to assist with the Black Stars.After Ghana’s performance at the just ended tournament in Turkey, there have been suggestions that Coach Sellas Tetteh should be given the permanent responsibility of grooming the future stars.“If we look back at 2009 and what he did and what he has done this year then I think he has got something good to offer at this level,” said former Ghana coach Frimpong Manso“For me it will be in the right direction if he’s given 4 years or more in charge of the Black Satellites team. “At the U20 level he has done very well so I will agree with anybody who says he should be given let’s say four years mandate at that level.”last_img read more