Legislative candidacies, politics, Red Cross and football: the news

Legislative candidacies, politics, Red Cross and football: the news

Most of the news this Saturday with the 17 official candidacies for the legislative elections in Caledonia, the appointment of the new Minister for Overseas Territories, the composition of the French government, the Oceanian Awakening Congress in Païta, the solidarity operation of the Red Cross and the sixth day of the football super league championship.



We officially know the candidates for the next legislative elections on June 12 and 19, 2022. There are 17 in total, to stand between the first and the second constituency. Names to be found here.

He was eagerly awaited, his name is now known: Yaël Braun-Pivet, the former president of the Law Commission of the National Assembly was appointed Minister of Overseas Friday May 20, announced the Elysée. Confidence, high cost of living, global warming… The overseas issues to be handled by the new team will be numerous.

13 women and 14 men. The balance is almost respected. Bruno Le Maire remains number two in the government, in charge of the Economy and Finance. Gérald Darmanin is reappointed to the Ministry of the Interior and Eric Dupont-Moretti retains his post as Keeper of the Seals. Among the surprises, the historian Pap Ndiayé, in charge of National Education. He succeeds Jean-Michel Blanquer. Sébastien Lecornu is appointed to the armies, while the Overseas Territories are entrusted to Yaël Braun-Pivet, the former president of the law commission at the National Assembly.
Elisabeth Borne’s government is in working order. A first meeting with the Head of State, Emmanuel Macron is scheduled for Monday for the 1st Council of Ministers.

L’Eveil Océanien is holding its congress today at the socio-cultural dock of Païta. The opportunity for the party to renew its office, but also to exchange with its members on the political news which has been intense in recent months. Milakulo Tukumuli, its president, wishes to discuss several topics with the members. L’Eveil Océanien was created three years ago, on March 2, 2019.

Coastal erosion at the heart of EESC discussions. It was a question yesterday morning, for the elected officials to take stock of the progress four years after the first orientations. 27 recommendations were made. The subject is important and urgent…Many actors and institutions are concerned by this issue, from near or far; the fact remains that the actions are sorely lacking in coordination.

In front of supermarkets and stores, you may come across volunteers from the Red Cross this weekend. Make them welcome: they will be there as part of the national days of the humanitarian association. These days began last weekend and the territorial delegation in New Caledonia is banking on these few days to raise funds but also to exchange with Caledonians.

The traditional regrouping of athletes one month before the start for the Mini-games is this Saturday morning at the Cise de Koutio. A big family reunion, the opportunity to do a general briefing of the cagou delegation as well as the family photo, the first moment when the selection is together… the next time it will be when getting on the plane for Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands.

In the sports news of the weekend, football, with the 6th day of the super league championship this afternoon. Magenta against As Wetr among the posters, a meeting scheduled for Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at the Numa Daly stadium. Currently 3rd in the Super League championship, As Magenta, retains its place on the podium and remains in contact with Sc Né Dréhu, 2nd in the standings. The yellows did the right thing by winning last weekend against the defending champion, Hienghène Sport.

The other matches of the 6th day of the super league championship. At the Roche stadium, at 3 p.m., Horizon Patho will host Né Dréhu. In Lifou, at 4 p.m., Qanono will face Baco. In Koné, at 4 p.m., Hienghène will face Lossi. In Nouméa, at the Numa Daly stadium at 3 p.m., Kunié will host Dumbéa. And then at the Boéwa stadium, at 1:30 p.m., Mont-Dore will face Tiga.

The former army aviator, Hugues Jurion, is preparing to leave this Saturday, for a new round the world, aboard his plane, which he built himself. Thirty stages await this aviation lover. Takeoff this morning, from Magenta aerodrome. We met him a few months ago.

A moderate tropical depression has affected the Vanuatu archipelago in the past 24 hours. Heavy rains fell and significant flooding has already been recorded.

Due to the tropical depression Gina, the south of the east coast, from Canala to Yaté as well as the Loyalty Islands have been placed on yellow alert for heavy rains, thunderstorms and strong winds by Météo France, according to the latest bulletin published this morning at 6 a.m. A south-easterly wind of 25 to 30 knots is expected during the day and next night.

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