LocalNews Three families left homeless after three early morning fires by: – October 6, 2011 Sharing is caring! Share 39 Views no discussions Dominica Fire & Ambulance Service PRO, Philsbert SamuelPublic Relations Officer of the Dominica Fire and Ambulance Service Mr Philsbert Samuel has reported that there were three early morning fires for today October 6th, 2011.The fire officers stationed at the Fire Brigade Headquarters in Roseau were alerted at almost four o’clock this morning of a fire in the village of Morne Prosper.Although the home of Glynis Isles was completely gutted by fire there were no injuries or fatalities.“At approximately 03.56am on Thursday October 6th, 2011 fire officers at Brigade Headquarters received a call informing them of a house fire at Morne Prosper. On arrival, the responding officers met a two bed-room house constructed of concrete and imported lumber fully ablaze. The building was owned by Glynis Isles and at the time was occupied by a family of three namely; Alie Eusebe, Aliane Eusebe and Shanice Maximea. The building and its contents were completely destroyed,” Mr Samuel reported.The second fire completely destroyed the home of Tony Isles whose house is in close proximity to Glynis Isles’ home.According to Mr Samuel both fires seem suspicious and their investigations continue.“Upon completion of fire-fighting on the dwelling house of Glynis Isles the officers were alerted to another fire in the vicinity. The house belonging to Tony Isles of Morne Prosper was also destroyed by fire. We find both fires to be of a suspicious nature and investigations continue into the matter,” he said.The third fire destroyed the home of Shanika Houseborough in Zicak, Portsmouth and has left another family homeless.“Officers at the Portsmouth Fire Station were informed of a fire in Zicak, Portsmouth at 06:05am today. The house which was constructed of concrete and imported lumber, consisted of three bedrooms was owned by Shanika Houseborough and at the time was occupied by a family of three.”The home of Ms Houseborough was partially destroyed and the cause is under investigation.Dominica Vibes News Share Share Tweet
Former Black Stars Coach and GFA President Ben Kuofie has launched his much awaited manual “The Principles of Modern Soccer Coaching” at a colourful ceremony at the Alisa Hotel in Accra.The event brought together the crème de la crème of Ghana Football administrators and Coaches as well as the National team coach James Akwasi Appiah and his deputy Maxwell Konadu who have in one way or the other benefited from the tutelage of the 80 year old football administrator and coach.CAN 2008 LOC Chairperson Dr Kofi Amoah who chaired the function was full of praise for the veteran coach and used the opportunity to encourage coaches of today to do more to build their capacities and to avail themselves of the opportunity to attract more lucrative offers.FA boss Kwasi Nyantekyi, who oversaw the funding of the manual was delighted to see the final part of the project and used the opportunity given him to eulogize the virtues of his predecessor.He commended the author for the rich content at this time of Ghana’s football history but expressed his regret at the lack of such materials from other Ghanaian coaches.Celebrant Ben Kuofie used the occasion to encourage the present generation of coaches to do more to enrich the coaching capabilities and encouraged them to aspire to the very top of the coaching ladder. “I urge you my colleagues especially the young ones to endeavour to push yourselves a lot harder and ascribe to get to the very top.Modern football has changed a lot and you need to meet these new standards to get there.”He also used the occasion to back the appointment of new Black Stars coach Akwasi Appiah and his deputy Maxwell Konadu and wished them the very best on the job.The first copy of the manual was snapped up Dr Amoah for GHC 10,000 with other notable dignitaries like former FA boss Nana Brew Butler and current president Kwesi Nyantekyi also buying a copy for GHC 5,000.The book will be made available at some selected supermarkets and bookshops for the general public in the very near future for anyone who wants to grab a copy.