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  • In November, a small army of earnest-looking Americans and Britons clutching an array of mobile phones and tablets will invade Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. They are the rockstars of political spin, and they will earn hundreds of thousands of dollars for their services over the next few months. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/A6ZSBUSyV1A/lobbying-in-africa-nightmare-on-k-street.html
  • On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect additional orders from the November 25 Conference. (Lyle covered the grants that were issued after that Conference last Tuesday.) Monday is also the first day of the Court’s December sitting. The hearing list is here. On Tuesday we expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10:00 […]
  • * Saudis battling for share in oversupplied market (Adds Venezuela’s Ramirez) Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/xFDEp3UF-qU/idAFL6N0TH14H20141127
  • YOLA, Nigeria, Nov 27 (Reuters) – A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/O7AKFL5ZNTk/idAFL6N0TH4IN20141127
  • YOLA, Nigeria, Nov 27 (Reuters) – A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/4KY8BYAtkjw/idAFL6N0TH4HG20141127
  • Namibia will become the first African nation to use an electronic voting system, as it prepares to elect a new president and a record number of women in government. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/ftT3a05FMJA/namibia-goes-for-full-electronic-voting.html
  • A takeover offer of 1.35 euros a share for Portugal Telecom by Angolan entrepreneur Isabel dos Santos will be maintained. And despite the stock’s 25 percent rise since her bid almost three weeks ago, dos Santos consider’s it a fair deal. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/OpkCkuAy5RE/angola-isabel-dos-santos-bid-price-for-portugal-telecom-remains-unchanged.html
  • Glencore and its partner in Congo are ploughing $360 million into refurbishing the African nation’s main hydroelectric plant as mining companies seek ways to overcome power shortages that are holding back projects. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/sSl4OFs8CUQ/energy-glencore-invests-in-drc-hydropower.html
  • NAIROBI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: ZIMBABWE – Finane Minister Patrick Chinamasa presents the 2015 national budget to Parliament in which he is likely to forecast slower economic […]
  • The petition of the day is: Mata v. Holder 14-185 Issue: Whether the Fifth Circuit erred in this case in holding that it has no jurisdiction to review petitioner’s request that the Board of Immigration Appeals equitably toll the 90-day deadline on his motion to reopen as a result of ineffective assistance of counsel under […]

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