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  • NAIROBI, April 27 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: * GHANA – Authorities are expected to announce March’s Producer Price Inflation (PPI). Release of GDP growth rate for Q4, 2015 and for […]
  • * Q1 group revenue of 17.52 billion naira versus 17.73 billion naira last year Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/FEXPVC2mdik/idAFFWN17T0TP
  • * Q1 revenue of 59.70 billion naira versus 60.04 billion naira last year Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/lenGUO89bpM/idAFFWN17T0TS
  • The petition of the day is: National Labor Relations Board v. SW General, Inc. 15-1251 Issue: Whether the precondition in 5 U.S.C. 3345(b)(1) on service in an acting capacity by a person nominated by the President to fill the office on a permanent basis, requiring that a person who is nominated to fill a vacant […]
  • In what reads like a brisk fifty-two-minute argument this morning, the Justices seemed inclined – but not certain – to accept, in Dietz v. Bouldin, some limited authority for federal judges to recall a “discharged” jury. Such a ruling, however, seems likely to be hedged with “not this case” qualifiers, in a manner akin to […]
  • Lawyer who threatened restaurant over $2.25 bowl of soup was right and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/mZWiprmKYrM/
  • * Is this judge dangerous or just doing her job — or worse, both? [Guile is Good] * So, you find yourself “in between” legal jobs at the moment. What do you do with the time? [Reboot Your Law Practice] * This University of Chicago Law student is just trying to make his nut, and […]
  • Fun SCOTUS factoid. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/DoVfpnhnGpw/
  • Heffernan v. City of Paterson reduces to a simple question: is “[d]emoting a dutiful son who aids his elderly, bedridden mother” merely callous? Or, when based on an erroneous factual belief about what the dutiful son was doing, does it also violate the First Amendment? Writing for a six-person majority, Justice Stephen Breyer concluded it […]
  • The Hugo Nominations for 2016 were announced on Tuesday, April 26, sometime around noon CST… and I am at a loss for words: It looks like the Rabid Puppies have managed to make a mockery out of fantasy/science fiction’s most well-known award. AGAIN. Okay, but to recap for those of you just joining this sideshow, […]
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