Fire in shoe shop at central Auckland building block, manager saw smoke ‘pouring out’

Fire in shoe shop at central Auckland building block, manager saw smoke ‘pouring out’

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[ad_1] Last updated 00:09, November 25 2017 SIMON MAUDE/STUFF Fire crews deal with aftermath of blaze at two storey shoe shop in central Auckland. A shoe repair shop in a central Auckland building block is now out.Firefighters were called to the Symond St shop blaze around 11pm on Friday.Nine fire crews were called to the scene of the fire, which is in a two-storey building.  SIMON MAUDE/STUFF A business owner arrives at the scene of the fire. The fire has been contained to the ground floor of the shop, and fire crews are currently carrying out a search of its upper floor.Liquor store worker Kamal Singh raised the alarm just before 11pm. Singh, who works next door to Gemmell's Shoe Repair, said he smelt a "weird burning leather smell" before he spotted smoke and called 111.The manager of…
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New signings fire up Dwangwa United | Malawi 24

New signings fire up Dwangwa United | Malawi 24

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[ad_1] The arrival of eight new players in the mid-season transfer window has had an instant impact on Dwangwa United’s season. Dwangwa were among the relegation candidates at the end of the Tnm super league first round having finished in the bottom three alongside Blantyre and Chitipa United. Dwangwa managed only 11 points in the entire round.(File)Like the other two teams, Dwangwa managed only 11 points in the entire round. In week 13 of the season, the team shipped 9 goals from Lilongwe following heavy defeats to Silver Strikers and Civil Sporting Club. But come the second round, the lakeshore outfit has made tremendous progress which saw them climb out of the drop zone last week, for the first time in over two months. Contrary to the 11 points bagged…
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Cricket SA’s checks and balances under fire after T20 fiasco

Cricket SA’s checks and balances under fire after T20 fiasco

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[ad_1] Cricket South Africa’s corporate governance is under fire once again after admitting part of its decision to postpone the T20 Global League was due to its board being kept in the dark over certain aspects pertaining to the organisation of the tournament. Thabang Moroe, the governing body’s acting chief executive, certainly suggested transparency – especially from his predecessor Haroon Lorgat – has been missing. Also read: Cricket South Africa will take a huge financial hit on T20 league “No, the board wasn’t fully appraised (with information on how the tournament was being organised),” he said on Tuesday after CSA confirmed the tournament will now only be launched in November 2018. The T20GL has been dogged by controversy since it concluded its bidding process for team owners in April. Reports have…
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Wizards fire Kajawa | Malawi 24

Wizards fire Kajawa | Malawi 24

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[ad_1] Trevor Kajawa has been fired as head coach of struggling Premier Bet Wizards, Malawi24 can reveal. After starting the 2017 campaign brightly especially in the first round, things got worse for Wizards after the recess when they registered 7 defeats in a row to descend from the top five to the bottom four. Struggling Wizards fire Kajawa.According to Kajawa, Wizards’ management fired him in the early hours of Tuesday, just days after a 1-nil defeat at home to MAFCO FC on Sunday. “I would like to inform that am no longer head coach for Premier Bet Wizards.The club has decided to terminate my services due to poor performance,” Kajawa confirmed the development to Malawi24. Wizards lie 13th in the standings, level on points with Dwangwa United but are not…
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