Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

Centurion Law Group again number one in Equatorial Guinea

Chambers amp; Partners has once again ranked Centurion (www.CenturionLG.com) as a Band 1 law firm in Equatorial Guinea. Chambers Global 2019 calls Centurion a top firm in the market and are very well respected in the oil and gas industry. Chambers

Call for Applications: 2020-2021 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2020-2021 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP), a program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), admin...

Muslim Lawmakers’ Criticism of Israel Pressures US Democrats

WASHINGTON The support for a boycott of Israel by the first two Muslim women in the U.S. Congress has opened a breach in the Democratic Party and threatens to create a fissure in the ironclad U.S.-Israeli alliance.Ilhan Omar

6 Arrests in Killing of Journalist Who Exposed FIFA Official

ACCRA, GHANA Six people have been arrested and released on bail in connection with last month's killing in Ghana of an undercover journalist who exposed a high-ranking official at FIFA as corrupt, police said on Friday.David Eklu, director

UN Seeks Nearly $1 Billion to Assist Displaced in Nigeria

GENEVA The United Nations is launching a three-year Humanitarian Response Strategy together with the Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan. The $983 million appeal will assist millions of victims of Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and hun...

Rights Groups Worried Over Deteriorating Situation in Zimbabwe

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.High Court Justice Tapiwa C...

Deputy Minister Manamela to monitor registration at the Northern Cape Institution

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mr Buti Manamela will visit the Sol Plaatjie University and the Northern Cape Urban TVET College as part of the ongoing assessment of admissions and registrations at institutions of higher learning. ...

UN Forecasts Global Economic Growth Around 3 Percent in 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will grow by around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020, but says waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding