H2H Registration cases: President signals intention to appeal CJ’s ruling if not favourable

first_imgFollowing a meeting the Chair and Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission, President David Granger pledged his support for GECOM to execute its mandate while reiterating that government is committed to credible elections as soon as possible.The meeting took place at the Ministry of the Presidency.When asked whether his government is ready to accept an unfavourable ruling by acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George in the House to House Registration cases before the High Court, the President noted that they are ready to pursue any legal action that contribute to having credible elections.“We are ready to pursue any legal action that we feel would be to a favourable outcome to have credible elections in Guyana. Our concern is credible elections and we have said that over and over again that if the list is flawed then we must correct it. It is the Commission’s job to say how it will correct it. As leader of People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) and Chair of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and President we are interest in credible elections…and that is what we are aiming at. We will accept any form of rule or decisions which satisfies the requirements of credible elections,” President Granger told the media.However, when specifically asked whether government is open to a possible appeal after the Chief Justice delivers her ruling on August 14, the President had this to say “I said what I said.”More details in the Friday, August 09, 2019 edition of the Guyana Times.last_img read more

Man denies falsely imprisoning girlfriend and threatening to kill her

first_imgA man has gone on trial charged with making threats to kill his girlfriend, pouring boiling water over her and cutting her throat.Dean Ward appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court charged with a series of charges at Ms Martina Cunningham’s home at The Forest, Ballymacool, Letterkenny on various dates. Other charges include causing criminal damage, assault and falsely imprisoning Ms Cunningham at her home.Ward, of Gorey, Co Wexford denies all charges and pleaded not guilty.The trial opened yesterday and is set to continue for at least two days before a jury at Letterkenny courthouse.Ms Cunningham, a mother-of-three yesterday began giving her evidence in the case.The court has heard how the couple met on the Plenty of Fish dating website.After texting Mr Ward came to Letterkenny and stayed with Ms Cunniungham at her home for a week before going back to Dublin to collect some of his belongings and coming back to Letterkenny.However, the accused was arrested in Dublin and was jailed at Loughlin House open jail.The court heard how Mr Ward told Ms Cunningham that he was finished his jail term and that she drove to the jail to collect Mr Ward.The court was played a series of phonecalls between Mr Ward and Ms Cunningham to the jail.In cross-examining Ms Cunningham, barrister for Mr Ward, Mr Peter Nolan asked the accused was it not the case that it was she who helped Mr Ward break out of prison.Ms Cunningham denied this and claimed that she did not know that he did not flee jail but only found out later.Ward remained at Ms Cunningham’s house and when Gardai called to the house checking to see if Ward was there, she denied he was living at the house.The case continues today.Man denies falsely imprisoning girlfriend and threatening to kill her was last modified: February 13th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:assaultcourtDean WardGardaiimprisonmentletterkennylast_img read more


first_imgFinn Harps have announced the launch of a voucher promotion for the Christmas Gift market. Vouchers can be used to purchase, or as part exchange, for Season Tickets, Annual Lotto Membership and Club Merchandise.The Club will announce Season Ticket prices early in 2012, when the format and fixtures for next season are confirmed by the FAI.Gift certificates can be purchased from Committee members or from the Club Office (074-9130070).  FINN HARPS ANNOUNCE VOUCHER SCHEME was last modified: December 8th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:finn harpslast_img read more

Rashford in, Sterling out? Journos pick England XI to play Belgium

first_img“Cahill in for Walker as the Man City man is on a booking,” Tom Barclay says. “Dier in for Loftus-Cheek (also on a yellow) to see how we get on with two holding midfielders against a better side. “Rashford in for Sterling to put some pressure on the Man City star for the second round.”STARTING XI:Pickford; Cahill, Stones, Maguire; Trippier, Dier, Henderson, Young; Lingard, Rashford; Kane.Dave Kidd would also play Cahill and Dier, with Rashford up front.STARTING XI: Pickford; Cahill, Stones, Maguire; Trippier, Dier, Henderson, Rose; Lingard, Kane, Rashford. Is rotation required? Will Southgate make many changes to his starting line-up? Jamie Vardy will start, but England’s manager has a decision to make regarding the rest of his team ahead of their final game in Group G with qualification to the last 16 assured.His opposite number, Roberto Martinez, has suggested he could make up to 10 changes for the match, so talkSPORT.com asked SunSport journalists and members of the talkSPORT broadcasting team out in Russia what, if any, changes they would make to the starting line-up. 7 7 Should Kyle Walker, who is on a booking, sit this one out? “Momentum is everything,” Paul Jiggins believes.STARTING XI: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire; Trippier, Henderson, Lingaard, Loftus-Cheek, Young; Sterling; Kane.Mark Irwin would pick Trent Alexander-Arnold, Eric Dier, Fabian Delph and Man United’s Marcus Rashford.STARTING XI: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire; Alexander-Arnold, Dier, Delph, Rose; Loftus-Cheek, Kane, Rashford 7 Martin Lipton wouldn’t play Walker or Loftus-Cheek because they have a booking. “Resting Henderson and Sterling. Not sure Dele is fit enough to be risked.”STARTING XI: Pickford; Cahill, Stones, Maguire; Trippier, Dier, Rose; Delph, Lingard; Rashford, Kane.Who would you pick?talkSPORT are with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with more than 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. “Although they’re on cards, I’d play Loftus-Cheek and Walker,” Phil Thomas explains. “Because if they do pick up a second it’s better they miss the last 16 – and potentially an easier game – than the quarters, when bookings are wiped out. I would also give Lingard and Sterling a break as two of the more ‘vulnerable’ players. If Dele Ali is fit, bring him in for the first half and Marcus Rashford in place of Sterling.”STARTING XI: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire; Trippier, Loftus-Cheek, Henderson, Dele, Young; Rashford, Kane. It’s a 3-3-2-1-1 formation for Charlie Wyett.STARTING XI: Pickford, Jones, Stones, Maguire, Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Young, Lingard, Loftus-Cheek, Rashford, Kane.This is who Mike McGrath would pick to face Belgium.STARTING XI: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Cahill, Trippier, Dier, Henderson, Lingard, Rose, Rashford, Kane.Neil Custis has gone for Dier and Rashford.STARTING XI:Pickford, Walker, Stones Maguire, Trippier, Loftus-Cheek, Dier, Lingard, Young, Rashford, Kane.center_img 7 7 Adrian Durham, host of Drive on talkSPORT says: “Keep the keeper the same, and the back three because the more they play together the more solid they will become. Tripper needs protecting, so give Alexander-Arnold a chance. Rose is the best left wing back and needs to be in ASAP. Dier for Henderson to keep Dier involved. Sterling stays, next to Lingard and give Rashford a run out up top, bring Kane on with 20-30 minutes left to bag a couple more goals.STARTING XI: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire; Alexander-Arnold, Rose; Dier, Loftus-Cheek; Sterling, Lingard, RashfordDavid Coverdale would make six changes. “In defence I would take out Kyle Walker, because he is one booking away from suspension, and replace him with Gary Cahill. It is good to keep John Stones and Harry Maguire playing for experience.“I would give Danny Rose a chance to stake a claim for a last-16 starting spot in place of Ashley Young. Jordan Henderson could do with a rest and Ruben Loftus-Cheek is also on a booking, so I would bring in Eric Dier and Fabian Delph and be slightly more defensive.“In attack, I would leave out key men Harry Kane and Jesse Lingard to give minutes to Jamie Vardy and Marcus Rashford. But I would keep Raheem Sterling in to see if he can find form.STARTING XI: Pickford; Maguire, Stones, Cahill; Trippier, Dier, Delph, Rose; Sterling, Rashford; Vardy. England v Belgium is live on talkSPORT at 19:00 (UK time) on Thursday 28 June here.Should Gareth Southgate make any changes to his side for the Belgium game? Would you leave top scoring Kane out? Gary Cahill could play against Belgium Trent Alexander-Arnold has played just once for England 7 Charlie Wyett would give Phil Jones a run out 7last_img read more


first_imgLetterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) hosted a very successful interactive “Maths of the Simpsons” show to mark Maths Week Ireland recently for primary school children from all over Donegal.This is the second year LYIT has hosted the event.This year the Institute invited Matt Parker, maths enthusiast and teacher, to present his highly entertaining interactive event called “Maths of the Simpsons” which was very well received by the young students. The school children enjoyed entertaining and educational sessions, which included statistics and probability presented in a very simple and realistic way.Matt presented The Famous Birthday Problem and then showed the maths behind the national lottery which left no one in doubt as to the very poor odds!!In the second show students were treated to the highly popular “Maths of the Simpsons” and the children left with a very different angle to mathematics, especially to shapes in geometry.Above all else it showed that maths can be enjoyable – doh!! Now in its sixth year Maths Week Ireland is coordinated by Calmast at Waterford Institute of Technology which is a partnership of over 40 organisations and groups committed to promoting maths.The primary aim behind Maths Week Ireland is very simple. The events are designed to show that maths can be fun and that numbers are all around us!LYIT SHOWS MATHS CAN BE ENJOYABLE – DOH! was last modified: November 29th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:LYITMaths Weeklast_img read more


first_imgMurdered: Bogdan MichalkiewiczGardaí investigating the murder of a Polish man Bogdan Michalkiawicz in Letterkenny are seeking assistance from the public again – issuing appeals in both English and Polish – with a TV appeal planned for next week.The body of Mr Michalkiawicz (41) was discovered at 15 Westside Apartments, Letterkenny on the morning of Wednesday 15th May 2013. The deceased was last seen alive on Monday the 13th May 2013.He had been stabbed to death and died in an horrendous attack. Investigating Gardaí are seeking information from the public regarding any unusual or suspicious activity that they may have observed in the Westside Apartments, Lower Main Street, Pearse Road area of Letterkenny between Friday 10th May 2013 and the evening of Tuesday 14th May 2013.On Tuesday 18th June 2013 a reconstruction of the event will be aired on RTE’S Crimecall programme at 9.35pm.An appeal for information will be made by An Garda Síochána.Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Letterkenny Garda Sttaion on 074-9167170, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station. Appeal in PolishGardaí/Policja w Letterkenny prowadzi sledztwo w sprawie zabojstwa 41 letniego mezczyzny polskiego pochodzenia. Gardaí/Policja prosi o pomoc polskich obywateli w tej sprawie. Cialo Bogdana Michalkiewicza znaleziono w srode 15-go Maja 2013 w apartamencie numer 15 Westside Apartments, Letterkenny. Poszkodowany byl widziany ostatnio w godzinach popoludniowych w Poniedzialek 13-go Maja 2013.Gardaí/Policja w Letterkenny szuka informacji na temat jakichkolwiek podejrzanych lub niecodziennych zdarzen zaobserwowanych w okolicach Westside Apartemnts; Lower Main Street, Pearse Road w Letterkenny pomiedzy piatkiem 10-go Maja 2013 a wtorkiem 14-go Maja 2013.We wtorek 18 Czerwca 2013 bedzie wyswietlona rekonstrukcja zdarzen z morderstwa Bogdana Michalkiewicza na kanale telewizji RTE, podczas comiesiecznego programu kryminalistycznego “Crimecall” o godzinie 21.35.Aby skontaktowac sie z “Crimecall” w noc nadawania programu prosze dzwonic z jakimikolwiek informacjami w tej sprawie na numer 1890 40 50 60. Oddzial Dochodzeniowy w Letterkenny czeka na informacje pod numerem tel. 074 9167170. Dodatkowo informacje na temat sledztwa mozna przekazywac pod numerem tel. 1800 666 111. Informacje przekazywane pod tymi numerami sa traktowane calkowicie poufnie. Istnieje mozliwosc rozmowy w jezyku angielskim jak i polskim. BOGDAN MURDER: GARDAI SET FOR TV APPEAL IN BID TO FIND BRUTAL KILLER was last modified: June 14th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BOGDAN MURDER: GARDAI SET FOR TV APPEAL IN BID TO FIND BRUTAL KILLERlast_img read more

Shaban Lubega: PML Daily Premier League team of the Week 37

first_img Tags: premier leaguepremier league team of the weektop Aanautovic scored a brace this past weekend. (Agency Photo)Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League thanks to a 3-2 victory over Newcastle United on Saturday evening. Virgil Van Dijk, Muhammad Salah and Divock Origi scored the goals for Liverpool while Solomon Rondon and Christian Atsu found the net for the home side.The win sees Liverpool leapfrog Man City, at the top of the table. The Kops have 94 points, two ahead of City who are in action on Monday evening at home to Leicester City.In the race for Champions League football, climbed into third after a 3-0 win over Watford on Sunday. The Blues are now on 71 points, one ahead of 4th placed Tottenham Hotspurs who lost 1-0 away to Bournemouth on Sunday.For Arsenal (5th) and Man United (6th), they both drew 1-1 in their respective games at home to Brighton and away to Huddersfield on Sunday. Arsenal now move onto 67 points while United are on 66 with only a game to play.Elsewhere, West Ham, Everton, Crystal Palace and Wolves all won their respective fixtures. West Ham defeated Southampton 3-0, Everton were 2-0 winners at home to Burnley, Crystal Palace scrapped to a 3-2 victory away to Cardiff City while Wolves overcame Fulham 1-0.Here are the XI players who stood out for me this past weekend in a 4:2:2:2.GK: Mark Travers (Bournemouth)Making his first ever Premier League start, the youthful Bournemouth goalkeeper made five saves as he kept a clean sheet against Spurs..CB: Shane Duffy (Brighton)Duffy made 10 clearances and four blocks in the 1-1 draw away to Arsenal on Sunday.CB: Van Dijk (Liverpool)Scored the opener and was brilliant all round as Liverpool overcame Newcastle 3-2 on Saturday evening.CB: Nathan Ake (Bournemouth)Ake has scored two of Bournemouth’s five 90th-minute winning goals in the Premier League, doing so against Spurs on the weekend.MF: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)Made two assist in the 3-2 win over Newcastle to take his tally to 11 for the season.MF: Ryan Frederick (West Ham)Was in breathtaking form in the 3-0 win over Southampton on Saturday, scoring one of the three goals on the day.MF:   Leander Dendoncker (Wolves)No Wolves player made more tackles than Dendoncker against Fulham (3), while he also scored the winning goal for the home side.MF: Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea)Came off the bench to score Chelsea’s second in the 3-0 win over Watford on Sunday.FW: Wilfred Zaha (Crystal Palace)Scored one and had a huge hand in the opener as Palace relegated Cardiff on Saturday afternoon.FW: Edin Hazard (Chelsea)The Belgian provided the assist for two of Chelsea’s three goals in their win against Watford, which clinched a spot in next year’s Champions League.FW: Marko Arnautovic (West Ham)Arnautovic netted a brace from two shots on target in the 3-0 win over Southampton.Comments last_img read more

Warriors vets like Damian Jones’ positive outlook on season-ending injury

first_img* * *Subscribe to the Mercury News and East Bay Times for $40 a year and receive a free Warriors championship coffee table book* * *OAKLAND — The Warriors’ trusted veteran nearly lost his whole NBA career after breaking his left leg and dislocating his left knee cap. Nearly a decade later, Shaun Livingston sensed third-year center Damian Jones having the right perspective on handling a torn pectoral muscle that will likely sideline him for the remainder of the 2018-19 season.“He’s pretty …last_img

‘The South Africa 2010 dream is alive’

first_img3 March 2010When Nelson Mandela stood in Zurich on 15 May 2004, the day it was announced that South Africa would host the 2010 Fifa World Cup, “a dream came true,” Fifa president Sepp Blatter said during South Africa’s 100 day countdown celebrations. “Today, the dream is alive.”Blatter heaped praise on South Africa’s preparations as the World Cup hosts celebrated 100 days before the 11 June kick-off of the first football World Cup on African soil on at a special event in Durban on Tuesday.Speaking at the newly built Moses Mabhida Stadium, Blatter said that Mandela was the man “who has always believed that this country will organise and host a successful World Cup. This has been his dream.”Blatter, South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke, CAF President Issa Hayatou, Local Organising Committee chairman Irvin Khoza, and 2010 OC CEO Danny Jordaan were among the dignitaries who attended Tuesday’s event.Addressing the media at a press conference at the stadium, Blatter touched on a number of issues and reiterated his support for South Africa as it enters the home stretch in its preparations to host world football’s greatest showpiece.‘It’s a love story’“The Fifa World Cup in Africa is a love story – a love story between the African continent and myself which began when I was the technical director of Fifa,” Blatter said. “It has come a long way in a long time. It has been a road travelled with trust, confidence but with patience as well.“When this country was awarded the World Cup, there was a lot of work to do. We had to convince people that one day we would give back something to Africa. Africa has given so much to the world and to the world of football.“I’m very proud and very happy that this love story is coming to the ‘wedding celebration’,” Blatter said. “We are speaking about 100 days to go, but this all goes back to 17 May 1998, when I was campaigning for the Fifa presidency for the first time and I said that, ‘We have to bring the World Cup to Africa.’“This is what I mean by having patience, as South Africa did not win the first time in 2000, when it lost by one vote to Germany, but with patience and perseverance you managed to win the right to host the World Cup in 2004.”On doubts and scepticism“Why is it that some people in this community do not believe in this dream? Let’s go and have this World Cup and we will discuss it at the end of July,” Blatter said.“Doubts have been raised by some people. But there were never any doubts during or before the duration of this project. We never had any second thoughts, we never questioned our decision.”On the legacy for Africa“We have always said that this World Cup should and would leave a legacy for the African continent,” Blatter said.“One of the projects that champions this cause is the ‘Win in Africa with Africa’ programme, in which Fifa has set aside a budget of US$70-million for several projects, including laying football turf all over the African continent.“We also have the Football for Hope Centres which will operate in many African countries. It started here in South Africa with a beautiful Football for Hope Centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.”‘Still a lot of work to be done’Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe reiterated South Africa’s commitment to delivering on the promises it made to Fifa“There is still a lot of work to do to before 11 June,” Motlanthe said. “We have completed the stadiums, we now have to concentrate on some aspects like the movement of people during the tournament, as well as welcoming our visitors.“We have to make sure that we show our visitors the spirit of ubuntu and make them feel at home.”Source: Fifa.comlast_img read more

Google Takes First Shot at Facebook Search Results

first_imgAs of today, Facebook Fan Page status updates will begin appearing in Google search results, according to a tweet by Google. The announcement means that we will begin seeing results from the nearly 3 million fan pages, but not from the more than 400 million users.Google currently controls around 90% of the search engine market, according to StatCounter, with Yahoo and Bing its closest competitors. Will Bing’s exclusive access to Facebook user updates change this at all?Google first announced the expansion of its real-time Web search last December, noting that it would include data from Facebook, MySpace, FriendFeed, Jaiku, Indenti.ca and Twitter. And, of course, Buzz is now included in that list. Since then, Bing and Yahoo have made deals to step up their real-time Web search as well. Yahoo recently brokered a deal with Twitter, and Bing expanded its partnership with Facebook to become the default on-site search engine for the social network. Also included in the Bing deal was the ability to fully index public user updates, but this functionality is not yet available. While it may be true that having access to only Facebook Fan Page updates puts Google at a disadvantage in terms of the sheer volume of content indexed, do we really want to have every piece of content shared by those 400 million users in our search results? A recent post here on ReadWriteWeb garnered a large stream of traffic from the more technologically inept portion of Facebook’s user base – and the resulting comments were less than intellectual. As Brandee Barker, a spokeswoman for Facebook, told us the other day, “Facebook Pages are designed to provide authentic voices for public figures, celebrities, and organizations.” While some are arguing these new results will just be a stream of advertisements and self-promotion, they will focus on official voices from organizations and the content they want to share. We’re not sure about you, but maybe we don’t want to hear every little thing every person on the planet has to say about everything. Although the Internet is a great and democratizing force, perhaps having some filters remain in place isn’t the end of the world. It can be hard enough just keeping up with the stream of updates as it is. Adding the daily chatter of 400 million may just go one step too far – although we’d still like the option.Maybe, in the end, this will give Bing a bigger share of the search engine market, and that isn’t a bad thing. Just like a multi-party political system offers more choices, maybe a more balanced search engine market would be better for us, too. When we want the official word from official organizations, we can go to Google. When we want to put our finger on the pulse of the 400 million users, we can go to Bing. Tags:#Facebook#Google#Microsoft#Real-Time Web#web#Yahoo A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videoscenter_img mike melanson Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification Related Posts last_img read more