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  • The Zimbabwe government has hired a French based firm, Bureau Veritas, to enforce import standards, while it works on enacting consumer protection and standards laws. Source:
  • A group of Ghanaians say the current crop of the continent’s leaders are failing because they are still tied to the apron strings of the “colonial masters”, giving them negative account of their own countries to secure financial or technical aid. Source:
  • NAIROBI, Oct 29 (Reuters) – – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: BOTSWANA-Bank of Botswana may announce its latest decision on benchmark lending rate. SOUTH AFRICA – Reserve Bank releases its Financial Stability Review. […]
  • The petition of the day is: Korab v. Fink 14-281 Issue: Whether a state’s reduction of medical benefits to some categories of legal aliens but not others, conducted within the discretion afforded to the states by Congress under the cooperative Medicaid program, is subject only to rational-basis review when it is challenged as a denial […]
  • Oct 28 (Reuters) – Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world’s worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,900 people. (Interactive graphic on Ebola: Here is a timeline of the outbreak: March 22: Guinea confirms a previously unidentified hemorrhagic fever, which killed more […]
  • WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is set to deliver remarks about the fight against Ebola on Wednesday at an event with doctors and nurses who are volunteering in West Africa, and after meeting with his top health and national security advisers about the issue. Source:
  • The Obama administration’s attempt last summer to find a new way to give religious non-profit groups an exemption from the new health care law’s mandate for birth-control services did not go far enough, a federal judge in Florida decided in a temporary ruling on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge James S. Moody, Jr., of Fort Myers […]
  • “Stop writing useless memos” and other takeaways from the NYLMA GC Summit. Source:
  • * He stuck all that cocaine, where? [Legal Juice] * We saw the list of the Most Impressive, but what can you really tell about a law school from its building? [PrawfsBlawg] * A musical about Thomas Jefferson’s moose skeleton and what it means for Internet regulation. It makes more sense than it sounds. [The […]
  • What crime are Americans most afraid of, according to a new poll? Source: