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  • Ukraine’s porous borders make it a favoured entry point to the European Union (EU) for asylum seekers. Source:
  • The rise of successful tech companies in Nigeria has been breathless, so why is the capital still mainly coming from abroad? Source:
  • Which firms are considered the cream of the crop for employees in the city that never sleeps? Source:
  • Home to Mxit and new venture capital funds, the South African city is becoming a centre of innovation. Source:
  • Workers who are required to stay after their normal hours on the job to undergo a security screening are not entitled to overtime pay while they wait for that process and then go through it, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday. The decision in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk overturned the one federal […]
  • The first opinion is in Warger v. Shauers. Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by J. Sotomayor. The second opinion is in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk. Reversed, 9-0. Source:
  • NAIROBI, Dec 9 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *BOTSWANA: Bank of Botswana announces its latest decision on the benchmark lending rate GLOBAL MARKETS Oil prices plummeted to five-year lows on Tuesday, […]
  • The petition of the day is: Standard Furniture Manufacturing Co., Inc. v. International Trade Commission 14-139 Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the petitioner in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted. Issue: (1) Whether […]
  • (Corrects figure in third paragraph from the bottom for project suspensions in Libya to $3.55 billion, not $12 billion, in Dec. 4 story) Source:
  • (Recasts headline and first two paragraphs to correct that Sierra Leone officials spoke last week.) Source: