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  • ABUJA, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A fire gutted parts of the head office of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the capital Abuja on Wednesday, a spokesman said. Source:
  • Which nation takes the better approach to patent litigation? Source:
  • Ghana company Surfline Communications launched the country’s first 4G data network this week in partnership with French technology company Alcatel-Lucent, making Ghana the sixth nation in sub-Saharan Africa to get the high speed service. … Source:
  • NAIROBI, Aug 20 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks were steady on Wednesday after strong U.S. housing data lifted Wall Street shares, helping nudge Treasury yields higher and keeping […]
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  • The Supreme Court labored over some major rulings at its last Term, but perhaps no harder on any one of them than on a case it did not actually decide. For twenty-three straight private sessions, from before the Term opened to shortly before it ended, the Court had before it the Arizona murder case of […]
  • The petition of the day is: Lopez v. Smith 13-946 Issue: Whether the Ninth Circuit failed to apply the deferential standard of review required by 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) when it granted federal habeas relief from a state murder conviction on the ground that the prosecutor’s request for an aiding-and-abetting instruction at the jury-instruction conference […]
  • * African medics treated with ZMapp show improvement (Updates death toll from Nigeria, adds quote, detail of measures taken) Source:
  • (Corrects toll to show 1,229 people have died in paragraph 3) Source:
  • Come vote for your favorites! Some of the possible Final Four matchups are quite intriguing. Source: