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  • In the midst of a gripping electricity shortage, South Africa’s power utility appears at a loss on how to handle the crisis. The company’s utopian view of South African society, which is glaringly obvious in its media communications, comes at the expense of the very people it is targeting. Writes Sarah Bracking. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/bTY7-OGqCOo/eskoms-energy-saving-sarcasm.html
  • Challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage – some of which the Justices are scheduled to consider at their Conference on Friday – dominate Court-related news. Kimberlee Kruesi of the Associated Press (via the Huffington Post) reports that “Idaho’s governor and attorney general have filed separate petitions to the U.S. Supreme Court, fighting against gay […]
  • NAIROBI, Jan 5 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Mauritius and Seychelles due to release consumer inflation data for December anytime starting on Monday. GLOBAL MARKETS The euro hit a nearly nine-year […]
  • LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Southampton’s Senegal winger Sadio Mane has been ruled out of this month’s African Nations Cup after picking up a knee injury in a Premier League win over Arsenal on New Year’s Day. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/UK784HEzkpE/idAFL3N0UJ0A320150104
  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Islamist militants have overrun an army base in the remote northeast Nigerian town of Baga, two security sources said on Sunday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/HUUw5DJ91Ow/idAFL6N0UJ0GZ20150104
  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Nigerian Islamist militants have overrun an army base in the remote northeastern town of Baga, security sources said on Sunday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/ilz5NqJMkms/idAFL6N0UJ0GV20150104
  • YAOUNDE, Jan 3 (Reuters) – At least 15 people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on a bus in northern Cameroon, a senior local security official and a businessman said on Saturday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/vJ9Ir60KdJg/idAFL6N0UI0CG20150103
  • The petition of the day is: Keele v. United States 14-256Issue: Whether a general appeal waiver bars a challenge to a restitution order. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/Rmyep5GMN4Y/
  • What to consider when planning your long-term path to partnership and any lateral moves you might make as an associate. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/XRzli1UQRWg/story01.htm
  • On January 14, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Mellouli v. Holder, one of several recent cases in which the Court has scrutinized the federal government’s efforts to remove a lawful permanent resident from the United States based on a minor drug conviction. The frequency with which these kinds of cases recur reflects […]