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Marcus Jooste needs to be seen to be paying for his role in the collapse ...

Independent online (SA) 03 Oct 2023
The disparity between Jooste's penalty and those imposed in more stringent jurisdictions raises pertinent questions about the adequacy of South Africa's legal system in dealing with corporate malfeasance ... will Jooste's case be remembered as an example of the legal system's ...

How international banking from Mauritius is transforming the economic landscape in Sub-Saharan ...

Business Ghana 03 Oct 2023
Thus, with most banks in West Africa being Francophone, the fact that Mauritius is bilingual and has a legal framework that imbeds both English and French laws, gives us the opportunity and competence to reach out to markets in West Africa where we can help central banks structure their potential transactions.

DIFC plans new laws to govern digital assets

The National 03 Oct 2023
They also intend to provide legal certainty for investors and users of digital assets ... It aims to create an advanced legal framework to protect investors and provide international standards for virtual asset industry management to enable responsible business growth.What is Bitcoin and how did it start?.

Industrial Ecosystems: Building resilient economies through special economic zones

B & FT Online 02 Oct 2023
Africa has seen an outpouring of economic success in recent years due to increased infrastructure, human capital and political stability. Recently, the continent has been housing some of the world’s most powerful economies, including South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt ... Africa has a high poverty rate, notably among the youth.

Dr Twomey unveils new evidence manual for judicial officers |02 October 2023

Nation 02 Oct 2023
The manual delves into the historical roots of evidence law in the common-law, its evolution, and its practical applications in thirteen countries in southern and eastern Africa ... The existence of SeyLII and similar Legal Information Institutes (LIIs) across Africa proved to be fundamental to the creation of the manual, Dr Twomey added.

Fired mayor and councillors dash to Pietermaritzburg High Court to interdict KZN Cogta and IEC, ...

Independent online (SA) 02 Oct 2023
She said they should be expelled and she notified the IEC (Electoral Commission of South Africa) of the decision, thus declaring vacancies. Ngubane and the others have since filed a two-pronged legal battle ... However, when he raised concerns about the legality of the sitting to ...

Tire smoke and blocked roads: What are street takeovers and are they coming to Cincinnati? 02 Oct 2023
Traffic on I-71 was blocked Saturday night while a black car did doughnuts in Lytle Tunnel ... "We need to wake up. It's going to take all of us." ... Greg Abbott said ... Teens also don't get in nearly as much legal trouble as adults if they are caught doing something wrong. In South Africa, spinning or car rodeos are an officially sanctioned motorsport.

The US is using Russia's playbook in Africa, but there's a catch

Beijing News 30 Sep 2023
While Africa is still marginal on America's foreign policy agenda, Washington is persisting with its efforts to cultivate closer ties on the continent ... "I grew up in a time of legalized and racist segregation in America, and I stand here today in Africa as America's first black secretary of defense," said the official.

Ethiopia declares malaria outbreak, with 36 deaths in Oromia state in 2 months

Anadolu Agency 30 Sep 2023
The Ethiopian government now considers the OLF to be a legal political party, but the OLA to be a terrorist group. The Horn of Africa nation is currently also experiencing a cholera outbreak that has already claimed the lives of more than 200 people as of August 2, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) ... .

The US is using Russia’s playbook in Africa, but there’s a catch

Russia Today 29 Sep 2023
While Africa is still marginal on America’s foreign policy agenda, Washington is persisting with its efforts to cultivate closer ties on the continent ... “I grew up in a time of legalized and racist segregation in America, and I stand here today in Africa as America's first black secretary of defense,” said the official.

Musk visits southern border with Rep. Gonzales

The Hill 29 Sep 2023
“Let me preface by also saying that I am, you know, as an immigrant to the United States, I’m extremely pro-immigrant,” said Musk, who was born in South Africa ... should have an expedited legal approval for migrants, but the country should not be “allowing people in the country if they’rebreaking the law.”.
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FILE - This April 14, 2011 file picture shows  the Glencore headquarters in Baar, Switzerland. Commodities trader Glencore says Chinese regulators have approved its proposed merger with mining company Xstrata PLC.  The Swiss-based supplier of raw materials such as oil, copper and wheat says the merger was cleared by China's Ministry of Commerce subject to certain conditions.  Among those, says Glencore, which also owns plants, warehouses and mines, is that the company must sell all of its post-merger ownership interest in Les Bambas, an Xstrata copper project in Peru. Glencore said in a statement Tuesday April 16, 2013  it also must continue to offer to supply Chinese customers with a minimum volume of copper concentrate for eight years.  (AP Photo/Keystone/Urs Flueeler, file)

$1 bln metals SPAC deal backed by Glencore, automakers collapses

Reuters 29 Sep 2023
It was expected to close in August ... ACG, Appian and Glencore declined to comment ... Nickel prices slumped by 37% since the start of 2023, while copper is down 2% ... A year ago, Appian began legal proceedings in a $1.2-billion claim against South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater (SSWJ.J) after Sibanye pulled out of a deal to acquire the same two mines ... ....

How Joe Biden’s Kin Profited Off the Family Name. ‘The Big Guy Is Calling Me.’

Live Mint 29 Sep 2023
In 2010, publicly traded construction services firm Hill International named him executive vice president of a new joint venture, HillStone International, which aimed to build low-cost concrete housing in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.Separately, Hill International was ...

If the US exits Niger, then the Russians win

Taipei Times 28 Sep 2023
Nonetheless, the US still refuses to call the military takeover that took place two months ago in Niger a “coup.” That is because this label would legally require the US to halt military cooperation with a strategically located country in Africa’s Sahel region, a notorious ...

Lawyer Peter Gray positions ADG Legal as a global catalyst in UAE

Khaleejtimes 27 Sep 2023
ADG Legal's presence in the UAE also offers strategic advantages for facilitating legal and business services for companies looking to expand into Africa, a continent that many analysts argue is primed for explosive growth in the 21st century ... in legal and business matters.

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