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Man threatened to send sexually explicit pictures of partner to neighbours

first_imgA man threatened to send sexually explicit pictures of his partner to all her neighbours during a bitter row.Anthony O’Donnell appeared at Letterkenny District Court charged with assault, breaching a barring order and making hoax calls. The court heard about a number of incidents in which O’Donnell threatened and then viciously attacked the woman.The incidents happened when a barring order had been served on O’Donnell preventing him from contacting the woman.On one occasion on June 12th, 2014, O’Donnell, aged 33, arrived at the woman’s home in Newtowncunningham and demanded to know where his children were.He then pushed the woman, grabbed her by her hair and then punched her.When he was being removed from the house O’Donnell told the terrified woman “I’m going to kill you and burn the house down. I hate you for what you’re doing to me.”On October 12th of the same year, he bombarded the woman with 95 phonecalls in a short period of time.He then sent her a sexually explicit picture of a woman which was blurred but which he claimed was the woman.He then threatened to post a copy of the picture to all of her neighbours.On another occasion, he told her “You f***ing slut, I’m going to kill you.”Solicitor for the accused, Mr Kieran O’Gorman said his client had been involved in a serious accident in 2017, suffered a serious brain injury and was in intensive care for five months.He said that that he claimed he was being denied access to his children and had not seen them for six months.Judge Paul Kelly described O’Donnell’s actions as “unbelievable behaviour.”“There’s a way of dealing with it and it’s not by sending this vile material,” said Judge Kelly.The court heard that O’Donnell, of Hawthorn Close, Ballybofey, is currently being detained at Castlerea Prison and his solicitor sought to have him released on bail.However, Judge Kelly replied “absolutely not.”He remanded O’Donnell in custody until November 12th to hear a victim impact statement.Man threatened to send sexually explicit pictures of partner to neighbours was last modified: October 17th, 2018 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:Anthony O’DonnellassaultBARRING ORDERcourtGardaipartnerpictureslast_img read more

KwaZulu-Natal tops domestic tourism

first_img9 December 2009 Source: BuaNews According to Stats SA, expenditure on day trips totalled R187.6-million in the Western Cape in 2008, and R1.39-billion for overnight trips. In KwaZulu-Natal, day trip expenditure was R731.3-million, and overnight trip expenditure R2.22-billion – approximately three times more than that for day trips. The main reasons for both day and overnight trips were visits to friends and family or relatives. Most overnight trips lasted between one and three nights. African travel Mozambique was the top African destination for locals in 2008, with an estimated 141 000 trips, while the UK was the most popular foreign destination. When it came to day trips, however, Gauteng province led the pack with 24.4% of trips in 2008, Stats SA said on Monday. Eating out at restaurants and cafes was very popular for both day and overnight trips. According to the survey, an estimated 1.52-million South Africans ate at restaurants and cafes on day trips, while 1.59-million people ate at restaurants while on overnight trips. KwaZulu-Natal has come out tops as South Africa’s most visited province in Statistics SA’s latest domestic tourism survey. The province generated 20.6% of all tourist trips by locals in 2008, and 22.7% of overnight trips. When traveling outside the country, the survey found, South Africans were more likely to travel on the African continent as opposed to further abroad. People aged 25-29 were those most likely to travel, while the two most preferred destinations for overnight leisure trips were the Western Cape (47.9%) and Mpumalanga (21%). According to the survey, South Africans made an estimated 7.46-million domestic trips in 2008, of which 2.25-million were day trips and 5.21-million were overnight trips. Spending The most frequently used forms of transport were taxis, coming in at 8.86-million trips, and cars at 7.53-million trips. Transportlast_img read more

WEF on Africa opens in Cape Town

first_img3 June 2015The 25th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa began in Cape Town this morning, under the theme “Then and now: reimagining Africa’s future”. It ends on 5 June.It’s the largest WEF meeting in the region to date, and more than 1 000 leaders from business, politics, academia, civil society and media are attending. The forum meets every year to pick over the economic problems and possibilities of the African continent.The first meeting in Africa took place in 1990, the year Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The programme built upon the three pillars of enabling markets, marshalling resources and inspiring creativity.“This year’s meeting will also feature a high-level session on critical subjects aimed at showcasing opportunities in Africa, which is one of the fastest growing regions in the world,” said acting Cabinet spokesperson Phumla Williams.Delegates will be welcomed to Cape Town, South Africa and Africa by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom this evening. President Jacob Zuma will host the official welcome Mokete/Gala dinner tomorrow.The programme includes a plenary session featuring Zuma and other leaders, moderated by WEF founder and head Professor Klaus Schwab.The Grow Africa Investment Forum, which started yesterday, is running alongside the WEF on Africa. It brings together leaders engaged in the WEF-led Grow Africa food security initiative.Another high-level summit focuses on mobilising financing for cross-border infrastructure. South African ministers would participate in key sessions during the meeting, Williams said.“South Africa values the importance and contribution that the World Economic Forum provides in creating economic opportunities for growth and development in the country and the continent. The WEF on Africa will also showcase that South Africa is open to business.”For the first time, WEF on Africa will host live press conferences and briefings aimed at enabling public engagement with the Forum on important conversations on Africa’s future growth and sustainability.Meanwhile, on the opening day of the WEF on Africa, it announced its selection of Global Growth Companies (GGCs) regional finalists for Africa. The four companies can join the larger GGC community at the gathering. This is the first stop on their journey towards the annual meeting of the New Champions in September, in Dalian, People’s Republic of China, where the WEF will recognise the selected 2015 class of GGCs.GGCs are fast-growing companies with the potential to become global economic leaders. The WEF says the represent a broad cross-section of industry sectors. Nominees “share a track record of exceeding industry standards in revenue growth, promotion of innovative business practices and demonstration of leadership in corporate citizenship”.The regional finalists for Africa are:Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopia) – The national flag carrier of Ethiopia, serving more than 80 international destinations.Meikles Limited (Zimbabwe) – One of the largest conglomerates in Zimbabwe, with over 100 years of history.PPC Ltd (South Africa) – The leading supplier of cement and related products in Southern Africa.Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited (Nigeria) – An indigenous fast-growing petroleum producing company.“The World Economic Forum is proud to recognise these four companies, which are at the forefront of driving responsible economic growth, job creation and entrepreneurship in Africa. We look forward to the active and dynamic role they will play at our meeting in Cape Town, working with the region’s leaders to foster inclusive, sustainable growth in the region,” said David Aikman, the managing director and head of New Champions at the WEF. Together with Social Entrepreneurs, Technology Pioneers, Young Global Leaders, Global Shapers and Young Scientists, GGCs make up the New Champions, a WEF community of pioneers, innovators and creative disruptors.SAinfo reporterlast_img read more

Five policemen, civilian injured in bomb blast in Imphal

first_imgFive policemen and one civilian were wounded on Tuesday morning when a powerful bomb was detonated using remote control device in the crowded Thangal Keithel area in Manipur’s capital Imphal.The injured policed included Amarjit Lamabam, Additional Superintendent of Police, (Operations), Imphal west district.The wounded were rushed to private hospital Raj Medicity. Hospital sources told The Hindu that the injuries the policemen and the civilian sustained were not life-threatening.Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren, who also holds the Home portfolio, Director General of Police, L.M. Khaute and other senior police officers came to the market areas after the blast. Mr. Biren also visited the injured people in the hospital.Two scooters were damaged in the blast. Besides shops and residences nearby were also pockmarked by the bomb shrapnel.Three BSF personnel were injured on November 3 midnight when unidentified persons had exploded using remote control device at Telipati about one km away from Tuesday’s blast.Police sources said that a telephone call was received by the police under which Thangal Keithel falls to the effect that a bomb-like object was found in the market areas.last_img read more

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