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  • LAGOS, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s central bank will retain foreign currency controls because of concerns about slowing growth, a senior bank official said on Wednesday as the nation awaited a new cabinet. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/a3503pGrePw/idAFL5N1203PU20150930
  • By Libby George LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – West African crude oil exports to China were set to fall to a four-year low in October, reflecting the key buyer nation’s cooled interest in spot crude imports in the early autumn. The decline, shown in a Reuters survey of oil traders and shipping fixtures, pushed overall […]
  • Yeah, we know – it may seem that Yacht Rock would have been much more topical for say July’s playlist, when you actually WERE out on your yacht in boat shoes with no socks. But it’s exactly because the summer is officially over and you’ve shrink-wrapped/stowed the yacht for the season and replaced your boat […]
  • “Paper Marriage” Available on Hulu It’s fascinating to watch this episode of Taxi, about Latka’s struggles with immigration laws and being an undocumented worker, in 2015. Were this episode to air now – and with Latka’s ethnic background most likely not white – there would be a huge conservative negative reaction online. (There may have […]
  • Ghana’s Statistical Service (GSS) has estimated the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), including oil revenue, to grow by 4.1 per cent by end of 2015, up from a revised figure of 3.5 per cent projected in July. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/9yE3F-r6-lU/ghanas-2015-gdp-to-expand-by-41.html
  • NAIROBI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: * SOUTH AFRICA – Statistics South Africa releases monthly credit extension and money supply data. * SOUTH AFRICA – South African Revenue Services […]
  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 29 (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari will hold Nigeria’s oil portfolio in his new Cabinet, rather than trust anyone else with the source of most of Nigeria’s revenue, he told Reuters on Tuesday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/ARXI4u4JgVk/idAFL1N11Z2WI20150929
  • An attorney earns a tongue-lashing for snapping a selfie with his client. Was his punishment too severe or too lax? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/WqVYMRt5H1M/story01.htm
  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 29 (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari will remain in charge of Nigeria’s oil portfolio in his new Cabinet, rather than trust anyone else with the source of most of Nigeria’s revenue, he told Reuters on Tuesday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/kKinMDVuErk/idAFL1N11Z2T520150929
  • Legal scholars have a lot to say about Montgomery v. Louisiana, a case that could be mistaken for a particularly devious hypothetical on a federal courts exam. At issue is whether the Court’s 2012 decision in Miller v. Alabama, which prohibits mandatory sentences of life without parole for inmates convicted of murders that took place […]
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