Heard and Quoted
‘It was a stupid reaction after the goal. I can see he was excited but after he was booked, it was not so smart,’ Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal reacting to Robin Van Persie’s reaction in their recent match against Chelsea FC. The Dutch striker scored in the dying seconds of stoppage time to rescue Manchester United but was booked for taking off his shirt. ‘We have made the changes because we feel that this party needs a new face and new leadership that will lift us forward. I think that we are relevant and still have a huge role to play in building the country. We are charting a way forward and we are sure things will work out fine,’ United Democratic Front party leader Musalia Mudavadi allaying fears from a section of politicians that the party was becoming irrelevant. The party changed its name to Amani National Congress. ‘We aren’t going to send Australian doctors and nurses into harm’s way without being absolutely confident that all of the risks are being properly managed, and at the moment, we cannot be confident that that is the case. The speculation around Australia not being prepared is not correct. Australia is prepared in a regional sense,’ Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott responding to requests from US and UK to send medical staff to West Africa. If it’s not contained, US authorities warn 1.4 million could be infected by mid-January. US and UK have sent medical and Defence personnel to West Africa. Australia has not.