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Kenya: Cops given heavy sentences for murdering a lawyer

A Kenyan court has handed long prison sentences to a former police officer, two others still serving and their civilian informant for the 2016 murder of a human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani. The “court finds the murder most foul with its meticulous planning and execution,” the judge, Jessie Lessit, said on Friday. Kimani, his client Josephat Mwendwa and their driver Joseph… Read More
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Ghanaian YouTuber denied call to the Bar over her LGBTQ+ stance

A popular Ghanaian YouTuber, Elorm Ababio, also known as Ama Governor has been denied a call the Ghana Bar over her stance on LGBTQ+. The rights activist successful completed the professional law program that saw her pass her exams and the required interview session but will not join her colleagues on Friday when they are formally declared lawyers. Ama Governor… Read More
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Corporate Governance: should one person serve as chairman and CEO?

In the United States of America, only about 20% of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 1500 companies have a split leadership between a CEO and an independent chairman. “Half of the chairs of the S&P 500 double as their companies’ chief executive, and the vast majority of the rest are former CEOs”. In 2004, under the chairmanship of Jay Lorsch and… Read More