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July 10, 2019

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Nigeria Successfully Defends Rights in Dispute Against Switzerland

Nigeria won an important victory before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in a decision handed down on July 6, 2019, in a case brought against the African state by Switzerland.

The Tribunal’s Order on Provisional Measures, in The M/T “San Padre Pio” Case (Switzerland v. Nigeria), upheld Nigeria’s right to arrest and detain a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its crew, and cargo, for having violated Nigeria’s"...

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July 3, 2019

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UAE approves sectors eligible for 100% foreign ownership

The UAE Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the sectors and economic activities eligible for up to 100 percent foreign ownership.

The decision aims to support the growth environment and to reaffirm UAE’s position on the global arena as a hub for investment, state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday.

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June 30, 2019

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Algeria’s generals fail to see turmoil’s toll on economy

The international trade fair of Algiers has, for decades, been one of the most important dates on the country’s economic calendar. The rise or fall of the number of domestic and international companies present offers a good barometer of the state of the economy. The sharp decline in the number of foreign and national companies this year, let alone a sharp drop in the number of visitors, bore witness to the growing economic cost of General Ahmed Gaid Salah’s refusal to countenance a credible transition towards"...

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June 22, 2019

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Tidjelabine’s weekly market for used vehicles’ closure: Governor reacts!

Algeria – “The weekly market of used vehicles of Tidjelabine in the wilaya of Boumerdès (45 km east of Algiers) will be closed from Saturday, June 22 …”

This is what reported, in recent 48h, several news websites, referring to a statement of the Municipal People’s Assembly of Tidjelabine. An announcement that spared concerns among the citizens, pushing the Governor of Boumerdes province to react yesterday Thursday,"...

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