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  • The head of the African Union said today that a US travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries including three in Africa heralded “turbulent times” for the continent. Source:
  • FLORENCE/LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s Trans Forcados Pipeline which has been shut for most of the last year could reopen “towards the end of the second quarter”, Seplat Chief Executive Austin Avuru said. Source:
  • Obamacare has been controversial since the first spittle-flecked angry debates began. Now that Congress is making an attempt to repeal it that might actually succeed – especially since they have done exactly nothing to replace it – it might be a good time to look at what they’re so eagerly yanking away. What Obamacare Is, […]
  • Tunisia needs around $2.85 bn in external financing this year and plans to issue a Sukuk Islamic bond worth around $500m to help cover the deficit, Finance Minister Lamia Zribi told Reuters on Monday. Source:
  • * Says shareholders approved change of name of the co from Airline Services and Logistics Plc to Newrest ASL Nigeria Plc Source:
  • The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – EVENTS: KENYA – The central bank sets its benchmark lending rate. Analysts expect the bank to hold rates. ETHIOPIA – The African Union votes for a new chairperson of […]
  • The justices are now in recess. The justices will meet next for their February 17 conference. The calendar for the February sitting, which will begin on Tuesday, February 21, is available on the court’s website. The post This week at the court appeared first on SCOTUSblog. Source:
  • In his rush to bigotry, Trump gave the ACLU a key opening. Source:
  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Concerns surrounding captain Asamoah Gyan’s fitness could scupper Ghana’s bid to reach a sixth successive African Nations Cup semi-final when they take on the Democratic Republic of Congo in the last eight in Oyem on Sunday. Source:
  • * Cameroon to play DR Congo or Ghana in semi-finals (Adds details) Source:
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