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  • Which law school sanctioned this lunacy? Source:
  • * Funding gap due to recession has cut vaccine programmes Source:
  • * Central bank dollar sales doing little to lift naira (Adds analysts comments, details) Source:
  • A pretty innovative approach to commencement speaking at a top law school. Source:
  • Bradley W. Joondeph is the Inez Mabie Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Santa Clara University School of Law. In a lively argument Wednesday, the Supreme Court considered the constitutionality of Maryland’s personal income tax. As explained in the argument preview, the question is whether Maryland’s failure to provide resident taxpayers […]
  • As well as identifying countries holding enormous industrialisation potential, Carlos Lopes, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, elaborates on the right policies for industrialisation and the role the private and public sectors can play, as addressed by the 2014 Economic Report on Africa. Source:
  • The microfinance bank Banco BAI Micro Finanças (BMF) celebrated its 10th birthday in August. With BAI a 90% shareholder, it has a client base of more than 40,000. Source:
  • Fairtrade is not having a major impact on poverty levels in Ghana, but it is helping cocoa workers to send their children to school. Meanwhile, producers of other crops are calling for the expansion of Fairtrade markets for the regular income and social benefits they can deliver. Source:
  • NAIROBI, Nov 13 (Reuters) – – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: KENYA – Kenya Treaury bill action GHANA – weekly cedi report SOUTH AFRICA – Statistics South Africa releases mining output data GLOBAL […]
  • The petition of the day is: Chase Investment Services Corp. v. Baumann 14-260 Issue: (1) Whether a suit brought by a private party on behalf of himself and other similarly situated individuals is a “class action” subject to the diversity jurisdiction provisions of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005; and (2) whether aggrieved employees’ […]


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