Man fined after pleading guilty to simple larceny

first_imgPrincipal magistrate at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, Judy Latchman, on Monday ordered a remorseful young man accused of committing simple larceny to pay a fine of $80,000 after he readily pleaded guilty to the offence. It had been alleged that Dwayne Williams on November 19, 2017 at Toucan Drive, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown, stole from the person of Virtual Complainant (VC) Stacy Benjamin, one Amazon tablet valued at $80,000.The Police reported that on the day of the incident, the defendant forced his hand through a window and stole the device which was at the time on the VC’s bed.The incident was reported and Williams was arrested. He admitted to the offence in a caution statement and was charged shortly after.In court on Monday, the defendant apologised to the VC and said that he did not know why he did what he did.Considering all relevant factors in the circumstances, the Magistrate was inclined to impose a fine of $80,000 with a default sentence of three months in prison.last_img read more

Heads of State and Government to attend State Funeral Service in Qunu, Eastern Cape

first_imgTHE State Funeral of Former President Nelson Mandela, scheduled for Sunday, 15 December 2013, is expected to be attended by several Heads of State and Government, Former Heads of State, Eminent Persons, Heads of Delegation, Heads of International Organisations and the Diplomatic Corps.The list of the leaders and other dignitaries is as follows:Name Designation Country/InstitutionH.E Joyce BandaPresidentMalawiH.E Jakaya Mrisho KikwetePresidentTanzaniaHon Dr E Ralph Everard GonsalvesPrime MinisterSt Vincent & the GrenadinesDr Hailemariam DessalegnPrime MinisterEthiopiaThe Right Honourable Dr Denzil DouglasPrime MinisterSt Kitts and NevisHis Honour Dr Guy ScottVice PresidentZambiaH.E Mr   Mohammad ShariatmadariVice PresidentIranCommander and Army General Omar Hallesleven AcevedoVice PresidentNicaraguaHis Majesty King Letsie IIIKingLesothoHRH Prince Charles of WalesPrinceUnited Kingdom Mr  Jens StoltenbergFormer Prime MinisterNorwayMr Lionel JospinFormer Prime MinisterFranceMr Alain JuppeFormer Prime MinisterFranceMr Kenneth KaundaFormer PresidentZambiaMr Abubakar AtikuFormer Vice PresidentNigeriaMr Ephraim Mganda ChiumeForeign MinisterMalawiMr Mohlabi Kenneth TsekoaForeign MinisterLesothoHon Bernard K MembeForeign MinisterTanzaniaMr Wilbur SimuusaForeign MinisterZambiaRev Jessie JacksonEminent PersonUSAFormer First Lady Mrs Maria NyerereEminent PersonTanzaniaMs Vicky N Swai, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM)Eminent PersonTanzaniaMr Surafiel Mhreteab AbedState MinisterEthiopiaMr Getachew Reda KahsayState MinisterEthiopiaH.E Dr Nkosazana Dlamini ZumaChairpersonAfrican Union CommissionMr Roeland  van der GeerHead of the EU in South AfricaEuropean Union Minister Nkoana-Mashabane said the South African government appreciates the continued support shown by the international community since the passing away on 05 December 2013 of Former President Mandela. “It is comforting to have amongst us leaders and other dignitaries representing the international community during this time of bidding our final farewells to Madiba,” said Minister Nkoana-Mashabane.For more information, please contact Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson of DIRCO on 082 884 5974 ISSUED BY GCIS ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATIONlast_img read more


first_imgNew Merchandise for sale!It’s been a big couple of weeks in the TFA office, as new merchandise is filling up our storage room.With the new logo confirmed, many new items have been ordered, including several items of new or updated referees gear.Here are some of the things you can pick up:* Referees shirts- With the new logo for $35.75 each* Referees shorts- With the new logo for $29.90 each or with the old logo for just $25.00* Referees caps- White sports mesh cap, embroidered with the new logo and word `referee’ on the back for $15.00 (pictured here)* Referees surf hat- Wide brim hat, navy blue with new logo and word `referee’ embroidered. Great for summer and just $15.00(pictured here)* Referees gear bag- Available in red/blue or green/gold with the new logo embroidered on the top. Just $40.00 (pictured here) or $30.00 with the old logo * Personal organiser case- A perfect Christmas present for your parents or perhaps a thank you gift for a coach or team manager…a case for their personal organiser! Black with the new logo printed on the front (pictured here)* Azuma shoes- If you’re after a new pair of shoes for the summer Touch season, why not try the Azuma Bexstas? They are just $105.00 and are available in White, Blue or Black in all sizes. These shoes retail at over $200. As a big opening special, if you buy a pair of Bexsta’s you can also buy a pair of Predator running shoes for just $55.00 (normally $105 through TFA and retailing at over $200). To place an order, simply contact Rachel Grant on [email protected] or (02) 6285 2703. Remember the office closes at the end of this week, so you’ll have to be quick to get your orders in before Christmas!last_img

Report United join Willian race

first_imgManchester United has joined the race to secure Willian transfer after Brazil’s exit from the World Cup, according to The Sun.The winger is also a subject of interest from Barcelona and the Spanish club saw a transfer bid for the player rejected by Chelsea.The Brazilian is believed to be the number one target of Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and the former English champions are hoping to pip Barcelona to his signature.The duo worked together at Chelsea after Jose signed Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala in the summer of 2013.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…Willian is reportedly considering his future at Stamford Bridge and the understanding is the winger will decide to leave should Antonio Conte remain as Chelsea manager.Willian, 29, was one of the few bright sparks in an otherwise lacklustre showing by Brazil at the World Cup in Russia. Tite’s men were sent home following a 2-1 quarterfinal loss to Belgium.Should he join United, he’ll become the second Brazilian signing of the summer for the Carrington based team.last_img read more

Kayak Adventure turns deadly for American man

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#Kayakadventureturnsdeadly, #magneticmedianews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, June 6, 2017 – Providenciales – An American visitor today died after complaining of a headache when the kayak he and his wife was on flipped over in the waters of Thompson Cove in Provo.   Police reported that the man was pronounced dead at 1:03pm.  Magnetic Media had been contacted by family friends of the man out of California, asking if there was any news of  his death.Police responded to our query and confirmed that “He and his wife was out on a kayak in the area of Thompson Cove.   The Kayak flipped over and when he got back on he complained of headache and later lost conscious.”It was also said an autopsy will be carried out to determined the exact cause of death.#MagneticMediaNews#Kayakadventureturnsdeadlylast_img read more