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first_imgE.A. Cables Limited (CABL.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about E.A. Cables Limited (CABL.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the E.A. Cables Limited (CABL.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: E.A. Cables Limited (CABL.ke)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileEast Africa Cables Limited manufactures electrical cables and conductors in Kenya and sells its products through retail outlets in East and Central Africa. The company produces utility cables which include aluminium overhead conductors for aerial transmission lines and service drop cables for secondary overhead transmission; feeders to residential homes; cables for power and lighting circuits; home electrical appliances; and armoured and non-armoured cables for electricity distribution. East Africa Cables also provides automotive cables for electrical harnesses, battery cables and ignition cables. Telecommunications and data cables sold by the company include structured cabling systems, LAN cables, fiber optic cables, aerial bundled cables, XLPE insulation products and halogen-free fire-retardant cables. East African Cables Limited is a subsidiary of Cable Holdings (Kenya) Limited and its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. East Africa Cables Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

first_img Submit an Event Listing By Melodie WoermanPosted Jul 8, 2012 Featured Events Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME General Convention, Rector Washington, DC Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Associate Rector Columbus, GA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT House of Deputies Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Submit a Job Listing Tags Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Pittsburgh, PA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Shreveport, LA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Featured Jobs & Calls Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Tampa, FL An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Martinsville, VA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Knoxville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Press Release Service Rector Smithfield, NC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ General Convention 2012, In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Director of Music Morristown, NJ Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab [Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies July 8 approved on final reading an amendment to the constitution of the Episcopal Church to remove the requirement that consent for bishops elected within 120 days of General Convention be given by convention. The usual process for consenting to bishop elections is by votes of diocesan bishops and standing committees.Because the amendment was passed by both houses of General Convention in 2009 and already received approval by the House of Bishops at this convention, approval by the deputies in the required vote by orders makes the action final.The deputies began their session with a tribute to Pamela Chinnis, president of the House of Deputies for the conventions of 1994, 1997 and 2000, who died last fall, given by the Very Rev. Frank Wade, interim dean of Washington National Cathedral; and they later heard a report on the work of Episcopal Relief and Development by its president, Robert Radke.Deputies also elected four people to the Disciplinary Board for Bishops: the Rev. Angela Shepherd, the Rev. Peggy Tuttle, A. Joseph Alarid and William J. Fleener, Jr.In other action, deputies adopted the following resolutions:• C069, which calls for additional ministry on the campuses of community colleges, with a request of $760,000 over the next three years;• A133, providing financial support of $426,000 over the next three years for theological education for native leaders in the Episcopal Church;• A147, continuing the work of Forward Movement;• A160, supporting the Diocese of Haiti and commending the work of “Rebuild our Church in Haiti” by Episcopal Relief and Development;• A088, expressing expectations for leaders in stewardship in the church; and• A096, calling for reducing barriers, such as time away from home or jobs, for those participating in church leadership.— Melodie Woerman is a member of the Episcopal News Service team at General Convention. Rector Belleville, IL Deputies approve ending bishop consents at General Convention Submit a Press Releaselast_img read more

first_imgPhiladelphiaAs soon as the news broke late on the morning of Nov. 7 that the 2020 U.S. presidential election was over, workers here could be heard cheering the humiliating defeat of Donald Trump. Soon after, they were in the streets — dancing and banging pots and pans. Strangers greeted each other warmly on corners and waved to each other from their cars. Philly United Front leads demonstration around City Hall, Nov. 7. WW Photo: Joe PietteThousands began to assemble at City Hall, Independence Mall, West Philadelphia’s Clark Park and elsewhere in this city, which is credited with pushing the vote for former Vice President Biden over the top. The spontaneous jubilation sparked by news of Trump’s ouster should not be underestimated!Yet at the same time these celebrations began, a very different event was underway across town — the funeral of Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man gunned down Oct. 26 by two white Philadelphia cops, Sean Matarazzo and Thomas Munz. Classmates of Matarazzo claim that he is a longtime white supremacist. Protests erupted immediately after Wallace’s killing, as communities across the city condemned the cops for responding with deadly force to a Black man who was experiencing a mental health crisis. Police body camera footage released the day after the election reveals the cops saying “Shoot him” to each other as bystanders — including Wallace’s mother — beg the cops not to shoot.On Nov. 7, one part of the city wept as the other danced. The distance between these two realities is only widened by the election of Biden, who, when asked prior to Election Day if he had any response to the murder of Wallace, responded by condemning the people protesting police violence.Philly United Front: ‘Keep the struggle in the streets!’Kempis Ghani Songster of the Amistad Law Project addresses Philadelphia rally, Nov. 7. WW Photo: Joe PietteNov. 7 was also the day chosen by the Philadelphia United Front to stage their first public demonstration in the city. The United Front, initiated by Workers World Party’s Philadelphia branch, is a broad assembly of progressive and radical organizations, including Philly Boricuas, the Philly Black Radical Collective, Black Alliance for Peace, Black Lives Matter Philly, Mobilization For Mumia, the International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, the MOVE Organization, Anakbayan Philly, Socialist Alternative, the Black and Brown Coalition, the Black Trans Assembly for Abolition, Amistad Law Project, Food Not Bombs Solidarity, the Party for Socialism and Liberation and the Democratic Socialists of America. It also includes rank-and-file members of the Temple Association of University Professionals, Philadelphia Joint Board Workers, the International Electrical Workers (IBEW), the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, and retired postal workers.Organizers from this impressive alliance gathered for a rally at City Hall, where hundreds joined in to voice their commitment to the principles that unite them: opposition to white supremacy; abolishing police and carceral violence; and defending workers rights. “We’re gonna keep our feet on the gas,” said Kempis Ghani Songster of the Amistad Law Project, who opened the rally. “We don’t care about your mandate,” Songster said, referring to the recent electoral victory of the Democrats, “Our movement has a mandate!“For the first time ever, we have a woman in the White House. Make no mistake, women of color showed up strong. So let’s salute our sisters; let’s salute all women, but especially those who are always forgotten. They got Trump out of there. Now we have a woman of color in the White House, which is poetic, considering that Trump started his political career on birtherism, which is essentially delegitimizing nonwhite people in positions of power.“But let’s be clear. Women in seats of power don’t necessarily translate into power for women, if those women are upholding patriarchy and white male domination. Just as Black people in seats of power don’t translate into the empowerment of Black communities. We know [Kamala Harris’] history — we know her history, especially as it relates to the Black community. And we know Biden’s history.”‘Fighting injustice is a lifelong struggle’Vanessa Maria of Philly Boricuas told the growing crowd, “Fighting against injustice is a lifelong struggle. We have to be committed to organizing beyond this election and to fighting for the rest of our lives, not just to make sure that we’re free, but that everybody is free. We have millions of comrades who are behind bars right now, who don’t have a say in what’s happening in these elections. We have to continue to fight for them and to free them all.”Tamara Anderson from the Racial Justice Organizing Committee explained the history of Philadelphia arch-racist mayor and police commissioner Frank Rizzo and gave an emotional appeal. “Just like how America has never achieved the promise of democracy for all its citizens, American public schools have not achieved equity, democracy, and liberation for all of her students. If this Philadelphia is where the history of America began, then we should be the leader in showing everyone else what it should be.”Gabe Bryant from the Black Philly Radical Collective came to the rally straight from the funeral of Walter Wallace, Jr., saying: “Although we may have slayed the dragon today, we have several more dragons out there to fight.”“If you been fighting, if you been campaigning, if you been hitting the streets, if you been dismantling, if you been destroying, you know it in your heart that today feels a little bit still like yesterday,” Bryant said. “Because you’re gonna keep fighting; you’re gonna keep building; you’re gonna keep collaborating; you’re gonna keep coming together; you’re gonna keep unifying. You’re gonna destroy the systems that are not in our interest, and, more importantly, build the world that we all want to see.”‘Justice for Walter Wallace! Free Ant!’Hundreds of workers marched behind the United Front’s banners from City Hall to Rittenhouse Square, one of the city’s wealthiest neighborhoods, demanding justice for Walter Wallace Jr. and calling for the release of Anthony Smith, a local organizer who was arrested on false charges by federal forces. Several people in outdoor restaurant seating stood and applauded the march and joined in with “Justice for Walter Wallace” chants.  Fermin Morales, a union worker and member of Philly Boricuas, took to the mic after the march wound its way around Center City, where it picked up hundreds more protesters to swell the ranks of the United Front. He proudly and uncompromisingly declared that he was a socialist and that no one should be ashamed to say it: “When you become a socialist, you stop being a racist. Socialism is the way we will end racism and imperialism. Don’t learn about socialism from a capitalist! Learn what socialism really is!”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

first_imgReddIt Twitter Linkedin Ally Lantzhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ally-lantz/ Twitter TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Facebook Ally is a junior history major and journalism minor. She is a sports reporter for TCU 360. Ally Lantzhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ally-lantz/ Facebook Ally Lantz Linkedin Ally Lantzhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ally-lantz/center_img TCU students staying for the break to cheer on the Frogs printTCU women’s basketball is set to start its 2015-2016 campaign tomorrow with a new look.Six new players have been added to the roster for this season: Three first-year students were recruited, one first-year walked on to the team and two sophomore students transferred into TCU.Jordan Moore was recruited out of Stony Point High School in Round Rock, Texas. ESPNW ranked Moore as the eighth best post player in the nation.Adeola Akomolafe was recruited out of El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas, where she achieved multiple athletic honors. Akomolafe is one of the nation’s premier rebounders.Claire Ferguson was recruited out of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Olathe, Kansas, where she was the all-time leading rebounder in program history.Hattie Lankford walked on from Bishop McGuiness High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Amy Okonkwo is a sophomore transfer from the University of Southern California. Okonokwo will be ineligible to play for one season due to NCAA transfer rules.Toree Thompson is a sophomore transfer from the University of Mississippi. She started in nine games as a true first-year student for Ole Miss.This season will also be the inaugural season for the team’s new assistant coach Aaron Kallhoff.Aaron Kallhoff joined the women’s basketball program last June. Kallhoff spent the past two seasons at Arkansas State where he helped them tally their second-most wins in program history during the 2014-2015 season.With a lot of new faces in the mix, senior guard Zahna Medley is looking forward to the start of the season.“I have great teammates who get me motivated and just get our team motivated for our games,” Medley said.TCU women’s basketball is coming off of an 18-14 record in which they advanced to the second round of the Women’s NIT, before falling to Southern Miss. Three new club sports could start next semester Ally Lantzhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ally-lantz/ ReddIt + posts New sand volleyball courts excite team, students Previous articleThree women’s basketball players to watchNext articleTCU students teach dance through TCU Tadpoles Ally Lantz RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Volleyball finds success on their home court Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

first_img to go further November 14, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Authorities continue to criminalize opposition press, arresting newspaper editor on hooliganism charge News Receive email alerts News Reporters Without Borders condemns a Baku court’s decision on 11 November to detain Ganimat Zahidov, the editor of the opposition daily Azadlig, for two months pending trial on charges of “aggravated hooliganism” in connection with an apparently orchestrated incident six days ago. He faces up to five years in prison if convicted.“We are appalled by this decision, which confirms that the Azerbaijani authorities see the opposition press as a criminal enterprise,” the press freedom organisation said. “Any method, even the most outrageous ones, are used to punish journalists who dare to criticise the president and those close to him.”Reporters Without Borders added: “We urge the judicial authorities to carefully examine what happened on 7 November and, in particular, we would like all the eye-witnesses to be allowed to testify, because there are two contradictory versions of the incident. The conviction of Zahidov’s younger brother and fellow journalist a year ago on a trumped-up drug charge reinforces our suspicion that this has been deliberately orchestrated.”Zahidov was summoned to the Yasamal district police station in Baku on 10 November in connection with a complaint by a certain Vusal Hasanov claiming that Zahidov had assaulted him three days before. After being taken into police custody, he was brought the next day before a Yasamal judge, Tahir Ismailov, who ordered him placed in pre-trial detention. His trial is due to take place in two months.According to Zahidov’s account of the 7 November incident, he was entering the building where the “Azerbaijan” publishing house is located at around 3:30 p.m. when a young woman (subsequently identified as Sevgilade Guliyeva Azim Gizi) who was on the steps leading into the building began to shout and accuse him of insulting her. Hasanov then grabbed Zahidov by the jacket and shouted: “Who are you to bother his girl?” Zahidov tried to push him away and the two men began to fight. After people who had seen what happened took Zahidov’s side, Hasanov and the young woman extricated themselves and left in a taxi together. As Hasanov was getting into the taxi, he shouted at Zahidov: “You will see!”Zahidov told Reporters Without Borders about the incident on the day it happened. He said he regarded it as deliberate provocation in retaliation for articles accusing President Ilham Aliev’s wife of corruption or for articles, the latest of which had appeared that day, about highway code violations by the president’s relatives.In a press release yesterday, the Institute for Reporters Freedom and Safety referred to so far unconfirmed press reports that Hasanov and the young woman had met prior to 7 November in order to plan the incident.Zahidov’s younger brother, Sakit Zahidov, a poet and Azadlig reporter, received a three-year jail sentence in October 2006 on a trumped-up charge of possession of heroin.Eight journalists are currently detained in Azerbaijan, which was ranked 139th out of 169 countries in this year’s Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index. RSF_en Organisation Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh June 8, 2021 Find out more June 4, 2021 Find out morecenter_img News RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan April 9, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Azerbaijan AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Help by sharing this information “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says News AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia last_img read more

first_imgLocal NewsUS News Pinterest Pinterest Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Twitter FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, patrons enjoy lunch indoors at Gibsons Italia restaurant in Chicago. States are beginning to ease coronavirus restrictions, but health experts say we don’t know enough yet about variants to roll back measures that could help slow their spread.center_img WhatsApp Previous articleNo. 1 Florida carries ultra-high expectations into openerNext articleSisense Recognized as a Visionary in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms Digital AIM Web Support Twitter TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 18, 2021 Experts warn against COVID-19 variants as states reopenlast_img read more

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Last year turned out to be a good year for U.S. homeowners with mortgages. A new study by CoreLogic found that roughly 63 percent of all homeowners saw their equity increase by a total of $783 billion in 2016. That’s an increase of almost 12 percent. Average home equity rose by $13,700.Moreover, more than 1 million borrowers moved out of negative equity during 2016, CoreLogic reported. That brings the percentage of mortgaged homeowners with positive equity to 94 percent, or approximately 48 million homes.The national aggregate value of negative equity was approximately $283 billion at the end of Q4, down by approximately $700 million, or 0.3 percent, from Q3; and down about $26 billion, or 8.4 percent, from $308.9 billion in Q4 2015.There were 3.17 million of mortgaged residential properties with negative equity in Q4, about 6 percent of all homes with a mortgage. This, according to CoreLogic, is a decrease from 3.23 million homes in Q3. It’s also a 25 percent drop from a year earlier, when there were 4.23 million homes in negative equity.“About one-fourth of all outstanding mortgages have a term of 20 years or less, which amortize more quickly than 30-year loans and contribute to faster equity accumulation,” said Frank Nothaft, chief economist at CoreLogic.Texas and Hawaii had the highest percentages of homes with positive equity, both over 98 percent. Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Washington all had equity rates at 98 percent. Washington had an average equity increase of $31,000; Delaware experienced a small decline.Citywise, the San Francisco area had the highest percentage of mortgaged properties in a positive equity position at 99.4 percent. Houston and Denver tied for second place, each with 98.5 percent of homes in positive equity. Los Angeles had 97 percent and Boston 95.3 percent of homes in the black.Nevada had the highest percentage of homes with negative equity at 13.6 percent, followed by Florida and Illinois, which each had rates over 11 percent. Rhode Island and Arizona followed closely, with about 10 percent of homes in the red. These top five states, CoreLogic reported, account for 30 percent of negative equity in the U.S., but only 16.3 percent of outstanding mortgages.Miami, at 16 percent negative equity, had the highest percentage of underwater mortgaged properties last year. Las Vegas followed with 15.5 percent, and Chicago was the only other city with double-digit negative equity, 12.6 percent. Washington, D.C., with 8.4 percent, and New York, with 5 percent, rounded out the top five negative-equity metros.“Home equity gains were strongest in faster-appreciating and higher-priced home markets,” said Frank Martell, president and CEO of CoreLogic. “The states with the largest home-price appreciation last year were Washington and Oregon, at 10.2 percent and 10.3 percent, respectively, with average homeowner equity gains of $31,000 and $27,000, respectively. This is double the pace for the U.S. as a whole.”And while statewide home-price appreciation was slower in California at 5.8 percent, Martell said, the high price of housing there led to California homeowners gaining an average of $26,000 in home equity wealth last year. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago CoreLogic Frank Martell Homeowners 2017-03-09 Scott Morgan The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Homeowners Regained Equity in 2016 Previous: The Road Ahead Next: Home Sales Increase as Buyers Avoid Rising Rents Scott Morgan is a multi-award-winning journalist and editor based out of Texas. During his 11 years as a newspaper journalist, he wrote more than 4,000 published pieces. He’s been recognized for his work since 2001, and his creative writing continues to win acclaim from readers and fellow writers alike. He is also a creative writing teacher and the author of several books, from short fiction to written works about writing. Home / Featured / Homeowners Regained Equity in 2016 Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agocenter_img Related Articles Tagged with: CoreLogic Frank Martell Homeowners The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago  Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago March 9, 2017 1,036 Views About Author: Scott Morgan Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Featured Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

first_imgNews Pinterest By News Highland – September 17, 2012 Previous articleCouncil condemns Letterkenny General Gynae changes as a ‘barbaric act’Next articleGynae relocation debate – Two different perspectives News Highland Facebook WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Google+ Impact of Household charge on Council budget report passes without debate RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img What was being flagged as one of the most important issues to face Donegal County Council in recent years today passed in Lifford without debate.It was anticipated that a lengthy debate would take place on the impact the non payment of the household charge may have on the council’s budget – but in the end there was only one speaker.According to official figures, 51% of those liable to pay the household charge have done so but the level of non-payment means that Donegal is still facing a cut of 4 million euro in funding from government this year.Sinn Fein had asked for all other business to be deferred and the meeting adjourned to allow for party’s to consider a report on the implication of adjustment to the 2012 Local Government Plan  compiled by the county manager.It was anticipated that a long debate on the report would follow.Before hand, County Manager Seamus Neely outlined the contents of his report – it warned of significant cuts that have already had to be made and said that if there was not an increase in payment of the household charge, further cuts would have to be made and it would be inevitable that front line services would be affected.After lunch, Fine Gael Councillor Barry O’Neill was the only Councillor who spoke on the issue urging the public to pay the charge. In a surprise move Sinn Fein, Fianna Fail and Independents opted not to – notably including independent Councillor John Campbell, who is a leading campaigner with the Can’t Pay Won’t Pay Group. 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Pinterest Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebooklast_img read more

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Kieran McLaughlin pleads not guilty to murder claiming to be victim of ‘media smear campaign’ WhatsApp A 58-year-old man has appeared at Derry Magistrate’s Court charged with the murder of 35-year-old Barry McCrory in the city.Kieran Edward Joseph McLaughlin of 60, Elaghmore Park in Derry was charged with the murder of Barry McCrory on October 10.When charged McLaughlin replied ‘not guilty this is a media smear campaign.McLaughlin, dressed in T-shirt and jeans, appeared unshaven, was today also charged with possessing a weapon namely a shotgun with intent to endanger life or property on October 16.He was flanked by two police officers while in the dock and handcuffed.McLaughlin spoke briefly when asked to confirm his identity stating ‘I can confirm yes’.When the charges were put to him he replied that he understood.A detective constable Derek McLaughlin said he could connect McLaughlin to the charges.Defence solicitor Mr. Kevin Casey asked the detective could he confirm that there was no terrorist connection. DC McLaughlin confirmed this was so.There was no application for bail and District Judge Barney McElholm remanded McLaughlin in custody to appear by video link on November 14.There was a heavy security presence around the court and when McLaughlin was driven in a small crowd of supporters cheered him.As he was being brought from the court immediately after the hearing McLaughlin gave a thumbs up to them.There were no incidents. 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – October 19, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img Google+ Previous articleJudge describes drugs as a ‘scourge on our society’Next articleDonegal Pet Rescue horrified as 5 labrador pups are dumped on the side of the road and left to die News Highland Twitter Google+ Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter News Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

first_imgTop Stories’Isn’t This A Sword Hanging?’ :Bombay High Court Asks Mumbai Police If They Intend To Further Investigate Arnab Goswami, Republic TV In TRP Case Sharmeen Hakim17 March 2021 4:56 AMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought to know from the Mumbai Police if they intended to further investigate ARG Outlier Media Pvt Ltd and Arnab Goswami in the TRP Scam, as, even after two charge sheets, the channel was only a suspect on police records.The Court posed this query after noting that ARG and Goswami have been shown as only ‘suspects’ even after the filing of two…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought to know from the Mumbai Police if they intended to further investigate ARG Outlier Media Pvt Ltd and Arnab Goswami in the TRP Scam, as, even after two charge sheets, the channel was only a suspect on police records.The Court posed this query after noting that ARG and Goswami have been shown as only ‘suspects’ even after the filing of two chargesheets in the case. A division bench of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pitale said that they are hearing the petition – which seeks quashing of the TRP Scam FIR and charge sheets – on maintainability, as well as on merits, and wondered what would happen to the investigation if ARG succeeded in the petition. The court also asked the prosecution to inform them about the time required to complete their investigation in the TRP Scam. “Right now the main question is what happens to the investigation if this petition succeeds? How much time do you need?” Justice Shinde asked. When Special Public Prosecutor Shishir Hirey said he will need to take instructions and then make a statement, Justice Shinde said that the FIR was filed in October 2020, and it’s March 2021 already. “Mr Hirey in many cases we have seen, khichdi pak rahi hai for years together. Isn’t this a sword hanging on someone’s head?” The questions fell from the bench after Senior Advocate Ashok Mundargi’s submissions that even after two charge sheets there wasn’t enough material collected against Republic TV and Arnab, and the channel was only shown as a “suspect.” He submitted that it was unlikely the prosecution would say they don’t want to continue the investigation against the petitioners. “In case the court feels that the investigation can’t be stopped, the petition should be admitted and protection from coercive action should be granted because today there is no material against me.” Mundargi said the petitioners could approach the court once something concrete was found against them. Responding to his arguments Special Public Prosecutor Shishir Hirey for the Mumbai Police submitted that it was not as if there wasn’t any material against the petitioners. “If there is sufficient material why are they not made accused,” Mundargi argued. On the CP’s press conference The press conference taken by the Mumbai Police Commissioner on October 8, 2020, two days after the FIR was registered in the TRP Scam, forms the crux of the petitioner’s arguments to show the police working against them with malafide intention. In the press conference, Republic TVs was named, despite not being shown as an accused in the FIR. During the hearing, on Wednesday, Senior Advocate Mundargi said that it was only in December that the Mumbai Police officially received a copy of the forensic analysis report from BARC. “The CP was relying on this report on the October 8 press conference, how can that happen?,” Mundargi asked. Flummoxed, Justice Pitale wanted to see the relevant part of the CP’s press conference. “Here there is a clear statement referring to the analytical report which BARC has submitted,” he noted. Special Public Prosecutor Shishir Hirey said that the CP was not relying on the third-party forensic analysis commissioned by BARC but another report of BARC, which was an internal report, from January 2020. “He received the internal report just a day before the conference,” Hirey said. He added that both the reports are part of the charge sheet. ” We were not investigating the news channel, we were investigating the entire scam.” Mundargi, however, submitted that the January report is only a graph and not a forensic analysis. He insisted that the CP was referring to the forensic analysis report in the press conference which they officially received only in December 2020. Charge Sheet Mundargi then referred to accused statements attached to the charge sheet, to show that the prosecution was relying on inadmissible material against the petitioners while another channel who was initially named, was not being investigated. “So they are not going after the channels who are named?,” Justice Pitale asked. “Today they are saying there is nothing against the other channel today,” Mundargi responded. Justice Shinde then asked the Hirey to take instructions on their earlier queries and respond, on Thursday. “We are hearing 100s of matters every day. If we are not getting timely answers, we are not able to proceed. Our time from the view-point of the litigants is very important.” The bench rued about how they were expected to give reasons even for ad-interim orders. The bench said it had certain things in its mind doesn’t want to disclose, till the Mumbai Police makes a statement. The senior advocate Ashok Mundargi was assisted by advocate Niranjan Mundargi and instructed by the law firm Phoenix Legal. Next Storylast_img read more