Daily Archives: June 11, 2015

Ghana: Child Labor Taints Gold Supply Chain

International gold refiners who use gold from Ghana may be benefitting from hazardous child labor in unlicensed mines, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on the eve of World Day Against Child Labor, June 12, 2015. The refiners should take immediate steps to eliminate child labor in their supply chains. read more

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Nigeria’s integration with global economy turns up the heat for regulatory compliance

Nigeria’s government and tax authorities are taking a tougher line on compliance than ever before
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V&A Waterfront announces the ultra-luxurious Silo Hotel

Cape Town, 11 June 2015 — In 2013, the V&A Waterfront announced its R500 million philanthropic undertaking in the conversion of the historic Grain Silo complex into the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. More than a year into the ambitious redevelopment of this heritage landmark, an exclusive 5 500m2, 28-key hotel, managed and operated by The Royal Portfolio, has been announced. read more

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L’équipe de Dorsey dirigée par Juan Basombrio prévaut pour la République du Ghana devant la Cour d’appel américaine pour le Circuit Fédéral

COSTA MESA, Calif. 11 juin, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– Le cabinet d’avocats international Dorsey & Whitney LLP a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’une équipe de ses avocats vient de remporter une victoire importante pour son client la République du Ghana devant la Cour d’appel américaine pour le Circuit Fédéral. read more

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Dorsey Team Led by Partner Juan Basombrio Prevails for Republic of Ghana before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

COSTA MESA, Calif. June 11, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that a team of its lawyers has just won an important victory for its client the Republic of Ghana before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. read more

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L’Union européenne renforce son soutien à la transition au Burkina Faso

L’Union Européenne renforce son soutien au gouvernement de transition du Burkina Faso avec la signature aujourd’hui d’un accord d’ appui budgétaire de €120 millions pour une période de 18 mois financé sur le 11ème Fonds européen de développement. Cet appui budgétaire a été rapidement mis en place pour consolider les acquis démocratiques du pays, suite à l’insurrection populaire de fin octobre 2014. Il s’agit de favoriser une nécessaire stabilité politique, économique et sociale. read more

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The European Union increases its support for the transition in Burkina Faso

The European Union is increasing its support for Burkina Faso’s transitional government today with the signing of a €120 million budget support agreement covering a period of 18 months, financed under the 11th European Development Fund. This budget support has been quickly put in place to consolidate the country’s democratic gains following the popular uprising at the end of October 2014. Its aim is to promote much-needed political, economic and social stability. read more

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