A 32-year-old Charlestown, Georgetown vendor, who reportedly attempted to discard of an unlicensed firearm along with matching ammunition right after he reportedly assaulted his spouse was on Monday remanded to prison.David Bernard appeared before Georgetown Magistrate Judy Latchman and denied that on November 1, 2018 at Broad Street, Charlestown he had in his possession a 9mm pistol without being the licensed forearm holder. It was further alleged that the Bernard on the same date and same location had 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition in his possession without being licensed holder.Brenard also denied a charge of assault, which stated that on November 1, 2018 at Lot 17 Broad Street, Charlestown he unlawfully assaulted Jessica Belle.Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris told the court that on November 1, a report was made by Belle for the arrest of the defendant in relation to a domestic dispute. However, when Bernard was being approached by Police ranks he was seen taking out the weapon from his pocket and throwing it next to a zinc fence. He was arrested, and the gun and ammunition were retrieved.Objections were made in relation to the firearm and ammunition charges citing the seriousness and prevalence of such occurrences.Magistrate Latchman upheld the prosecution’s submission and remanded Brenard to prison on both firearm related charges. He was released on $20,000 bail for the assault charge. The cases will continue on November 8.
23 October 2015 Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graça Machel, celebrated her 70th birthday which fell on 21 October, in her home country of Mozambique with a cause close to her heart.Machel’s birthday was close to World Food Day on 16 October – an annual event founded by the United Nations to highlight issues of food security and global hunger. It inspired her to celebrate her special day early, by leading a meal-packing drive in aid of Zizile Institute for Child Development in Mozambique. Graça Machel celebrates her 70th birthday with cake, and participating in a food packaging drive on World Food Day, on 16 October 2015. (Image: Stop Hunger Now, Facebook)Machel is Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa’s chief patron and was supported by the Church of the Latter Day Saints, which provided the venue and volunteers for the meal-packing event.Celebrating Graca Machel’s birthday pic.twitter.com/inqO0mIEzw— Stop Hunger Now SA (@stophungernowsa) October 16, 2015The figuresApproximately 870 million people go to bed hungry every day. That is one out of every eight people on the planet, making hunger number one on the list of the world’s top 10 health risks.“Hunger kills more people every year than Aids, malaria and tuberculosis combined,” Machel said. “Even worse, it is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today.”According to Stop Hunger Now, stunted mental and physical growth caused by malnourishment in the first 1 000 days of life is mostly irreversible, and there are 3.1 million children in South Africa who suffer from household hunger.PartnershipsThe initiative was partnered by Barloworld Equipment, the dealer for Cat earthmoving machines, and car rental company, Avis.“The company is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, a United Nations initiative which encourages businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation,” said Lesibana Ledwaba, the executive director of strategy, risk and sustainability at Barloworld Equipment. “These principles guide our activities across every facet of the business, including our (corporate social investment) policy, which drives our participation in initiatives such as this one.”FAST FACTS: What’s in the Stop Hunger Now pack? #StopHungerNow,#70kMealChallengepic.twitter.com/gNJla1BBuN— Barloworld Limited (@BarloworldLtd) October 15, 2015About Stop Hunger NowRay Buchanan, an ordained United Methodist minister, created the organisation because he wanted to see the end of hunger in his lifetime.“Our mission is to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable and creating a global commitment to mobilise the necessary resources,” reads the website.Graca MACHEL and Ray Buchanan founder of Stop Hunger Now in discussions at Barloworld Meal Challenge in Maputo pic.twitter.com/NmNqSm2Jog— Stop Hunger Now SA (@stophungernowsa) October 16, 2015Machel’s place in historyMachel is unique: she is the only woman in history to have been first lady of two countries. As the wife of Samora Machel, she was the first lady of Mozambique from 1975 to 1986, until the president’s death in a plane crash. Later, as the wife of Nelson Mandela, she was the first lady of South Africa from 1998 to 1999.A politician and humanitarian in her own right, she is an international advocate for women’s and children’s rights and in 1997 was made a British dame for her humanitarian work.SouthAfrica.info reporter
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Warm air is rushing in across Ohio today, coming up from the southwest. That warm air moving over the cold surface is triggering a lot of clouds and some dense fog this morning. In addition to the fog, some light snow can pop up over the far northern part of the state early this morning. Fog may give way to some spits, sprinkles or flurries in central and southern Ohio. We should be dry from noon or early afternoon forward as south/southwest winds continuing all day long. No change in our Saturday forecast. Rains sweep across the entire state on into the evening. Strong gusty winds will accompany the rain, and we still think there is decent potential for thunderstorms. Rain totals will be from half to 1.5” over 100% of the state. Scattered showers continue over at least 60% of the state on Sunday, bringing another few hundredths to .25” with about 60% coverage. Much colder air starts to blast into the state overnight Sunday night into Monday, and that will allow any lingering rain to end as some light snow, again mainly in the northern part of the state. The map at right shows potential precipitation totals through Sunday night. Lake effect snows can develop Monday and Tuesday in northern Indiana in areas close to Lake Erie. Accumulations are possible in the most typical lake effect snow areas. The rest of the state will be partly sunny, but cold. For Wednesday and Thursday, the entire state will be cloudy to partly sunny but still cold with below normal temps. Light precipitation returns Friday next week as we look for scattered light rain or light snow showers (snow to the north, better chances of light rain in the south. Then we get into a period that has some diverging forecast potential. One model brings significant rain changing to snow overnight Friday night through Saturday, another model says basically a little rain and that is it. We have been talking for some snow potential on Saturday out of this wave, and we are going to run with that forecast through this weekend and take another look on Monday. Right now, we will keep the potential for .25”-.75” of combined liquid equivalent moisture but may have to amend and restructure the forecast next Monday. We go back dry again for Sunday with bitter cold air potential. We are seeing signs of some single digit to near zero temps near sunrise Monday morning. We stay cold through Monday. From Tuesday of the week after next forward, we have a significant warm up coming. We will be above normal for temps Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This warm air will bring rain from Thursday night the 14th into Friday the 14th. Then we have cold air returning quickly, with a chance of that rain moving back to snow before ending Saturday morning (15th). There can be some snow accumulations, and ahead of that, rain totals will be from .25”-.5”.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took the custody of five accused arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with the escape of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Mohammed Naveed Jhatt from the SMHS hospital, an official spokesman said here. The NIA spokesman said the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate here granted a two-day transit remand of the five accused who had been nabbed by the police on February 8, two days after the escape of 22-year-old Jhatt alias Abu Hanzalla from the busy hospital in the city. The five accused — Shakeel Ahmed Bhat, Tika Khan, Syed Tajamul Islam, Mohammed Shafi Wani and Jan Mohammed Ganai — were arrested by the police for allegedly conspiring in the escape of Jhatt. All the five accused are residents of Pulwama. The NIA re-registered the case pertaining to the escape from custody of Jhatt from the SMHS hospital where he was brought in for treatment on February 6. The accused will be produced before the NIA special court at Jammu tomorrow for seeking police custody, the spokesman said. The designated court for the NIA is in Jammu, the winter capital of the state. Two policemen — head constable Mushtaq Ahmed and constable Babar Ahmed — of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed by Jhatt and his accomplice on the fateful day. Bhat is believed to be one of the masterminds of the escape of Jhatt and his motorcycle had been used in the escape of the terrorist, police said. Khan, a resident of Pulwama, is alleged to have provided his car for further transportation of Jhatt out of the city, police said. Jhatt is at present believed to be in the Pulwama area of South Kashmir, they said. Shafi, who is from Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar city, had posed as a patient to provide cover for the terrorists escape. Jhatt had managed to escape on February 6 after at least two other militants attacked the police escort team at the SMHS Hospital here, killing two cops.
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