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Legal Marijuana Market Advance Technology and New Innovations 2031 | VIVO Cannabis Inc., Isodiol International ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 28 Jul 2021
The researchers’ regional analysis highlights key regions and their dominating countries accounting for substantial revenue share in the Legal Marijuana market ... The Middle East & Africa ... • Legal Marijuana Market has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
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“Between Hunger and the Virus”

Human Rights Watch 28 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s constitution does not provide a legal right to social security and, as Okoumo discovered, Nigerian laws create no entitlement to unemployment or child benefits ... The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr ... There are also significant disparities in access to testing within Africa ... Africa , Nigeria.
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Andersen Global Enhances Gambian Foothold with Payce Consulting

The Marshall News Messenger 27 Jul 2021
Payce Consulting’s capabilities, along with our existing collaborating firm’s legal capabilities in the country, gives us full coverage in The Gambia and is another key addition to our platform in Africa.”. is an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world.
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The state continues to deny South Africans their ‘last right’ – euthanasia

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jul 2021
For decades suicide has not been a crime in South Africa ... South Africa accepts same-sex unions; Uganda punishes gay sex with a 14-year jail sentence ... But the crisp point is that South Africa is a Rechtstaat ... It is legal in South Africa to withdraw or withhold life support where the patient has given an advance directive or further treatment is futile.
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Crackdown on Isabel Dos Santos begins to bite

Business Day 27 Jul 2021
Lisbon — Angolan oil company Sonangol says it will take control of Isabel dos Santos’s 6% indirect stake in Portuguese oil company Galp Energia SGPS SA, after a court ruled in favour of the state-owned firm in a legal battle against Africa’s once-richest woman.
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Sunday Igboho: Benin investigates Nigerian separatist leader

BBC News 27 Jul 2021
Mr Adeyemo's legal team say Nigeria was hoping for a repeat of a swift extradition of their client when he was arrested in Cotonou ... Also, Nigeria and Benin are part of the 15-country Economic Community of West Africa States (Ecowas), a regional body with far reaching laws on trade and legal matters ... But this was not part of a legal process.
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Sunday Igboho: What's stopping Benin extraditing the Nigerian separatist leader?

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jul 2021
Mr Adeyemo's legal team say Nigeria was hoping for a repeat of a swift extradition of their client when he was arrested in Cotonou ... Also, Nigeria and Benin are part of the 15-country Economic Community of West Africa States (Ecowas), a regional body with far reaching laws on trade and legal matters ... But this was not part of a legal process.
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Meet 7 Activists Fighting to Improve LGBTQ+ Rights Across Africa

Vogue 27 Jul 2021
Unfortunately, such attacks in Nigeria, and in much of Africa, where just 22 out of 54 of the continent’s countries have legalized LGBTQ+ union, are common ... I hope it hasn’t just helped queer people, but improved knowledge of queerness in Africa in general.”Freddie Jacob.
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Wemakor selected among giants to address global conference on SDGs & agenda 2063

Ghana Web 26 Jul 2021
Dubbed, “The 1st African Legal Conference on SDGs and Agenda 2063” (ALCSA), th event is a two days virtual conference rallying hosts of distinguished human rights activists together to discuss and proffer solutions to most of the Africa’s pressing issues which ought to be ...
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Deferment of tax payment welcomed but alcohol sector irked by repeated restrictions

Independent online (SA) 26 Jul 2021
THE three-month deferment of excise tax payment by the alcohol sector in South Africa provides much-needed reprieve for the beleaguered sector, the South African Liquor Brandowners Association (Salba) ... Mngadi said legal businesses in South Africa needed to be allowed to trade without the continual risk of further bans.
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From Serving the Unbanked to Sponsoring Football: Cryptocurrency is Pushing its Way to Become Mainstream

Coin Idol 26 Jul 2021
El Salvador is the first country in the world to take such a step and Bitcoin will be the country's second legal tender ... In Africa, for example, although cryptocurrencies are not legal in most countries, they are a significant force in the financial sector ... the GDP of South Africa.
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Carbon tax to align to UN treaties

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Jul 2021
South Africa’s are set to change with the international frameworks it aligns to, as reflected in the latest amendment to the carbon offset regulations ... Olivia Rumble, the executive director at Climate Legal, said South Africa’s offset regulations were very clear on how long offsets are eligible.
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One by One, African Countries Dismantle Colonial-Era Death Penalty Laws

The Philadelphia Tribune 25 Jul 2021
Expectations before a vote on the issue heavily favored abolition, a long-sought goal of civil society organizations and legal practitioners who see the death penalty as a vestige of Africa’s oppressive colonial history ... Nearly half of Africa’s 54 independent countries have ...
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SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: It was a superb turnaround from the Lions after a miserable opening ...

The Daily Mail 24 Jul 2021
They came back out of the tunnel a much more focused team, kicked better and started putting phases together and we started to notice that South Africa aren’t very disciplined and organised in defence ... South Africa enjoyed one when Lukhanyo Am piled into Daly, entirely legally I would add.
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NWU’s youngest PhD law graduate sets academic record

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
Steyn discovered her love for legal research while writing a LLB mini-dissertation ... Cles provides legal scholarships and research skills development for sustainable urban development in South Africa, the broader African region and beyond ... She’s an exceptionally smart young woman and takes interest in complex legal questions.

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