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Rwanda to pay opposition leader Ingabire


By FRED OLUOCH
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The Rwandan government has been ordered to pay opposition leader Victoire Ingabire $61,000 in compensatory damages her family endured while she was in prison.

The African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights Friday ruled that Ingabire suffered material and moral injury as a result of rights violation.

Basing its judgment on Articles 27 (1) of the Protocol Establishing the Court and Section 63 of its Rules, the court also awarded the Ingabire $11,517 as reimbursement for legal fees.

The court, however, rejected Ingabire’s application to have Kigali clear her criminal record and a refund for expenses she incurred while in detention.

It said it was not in a position to order the discharge of her criminal record since it presupposes that the conviction had been…

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) to pay $0.70 on Jan 4, 2019; Hrt Financial Upped Apple (AAPL) Position – The Fina…


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) is expected to pay $0.70 on Jan 4, 2019. (NYSE:RCL) shareholders before Dec 19, 2018 will receive the $0.70 dividend. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s current price of $104.92 translates into 0.67% yield. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s dividend has Dec 20, 2018 as record date. Dec 4, 2018 is the announcement. The stock decreased 4.83% or $5.32 during the last trading session, reaching $104.92. About 1.42 million shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has risen 1.68% since December 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.94% the S&P500. Some Historical RCL News: 26/04/2018 – Royal Caribbean 1Q Gross Yields Were Up 3.1% in Constant Currency Basis; 19/03/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD RCL.N – LOSS WILL BE EXCLUDED…

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Letter from Africa: How to get Ghanaians to pay their taxes


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In our series of letters from African writers, Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene says the government should ban funerals for people who fail to pay taxes.

There is a saying, attributed to American founding father Benjamin Franklin, that there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes.

Over here in Ghana, we accept the death bit and make a big deal of it, but we are not too certain about the taxes.

We don’t like paying taxes and the tax people themselves have not been particularly keen on collecting taxes from us. So we all amble on and pretend to be running and living in a modern state.

I know I have said it often but it is worth repeating that it…

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Tax on imports to pay for African peacekeeping missions


Victor Adetula.

According to Adetula, many approaches to conflict resolution are out of date and in need of review. But the current global trend is away from multilateral engagement. “Multilateralism is in retreat and support for global governance is dwindling”, he continues. “The UN is in need of reform, but who is interested in investing time and money for reforming the UN? In that sense, the African Union deserves applause for its efforts on reform and growing commitment to promote international cooperation”, Adetula states.

Own resources needed
The 2011 crisis in Libya was in many respects a revelation for the AU, according to Adetula. For example, NATO and the UN Security Council decided to intervene in a popular uprising that eventually overthrew President Muammar Gaddafi without…

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British university to pay reparations for £200 million extracted from Caribbean – Demerara Waves


Reproduced from Jamaica Gleaner

Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles

Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has reported that The University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom (UK) has agreed to pay reparations for £200 million (approximately GYD$53 billion) taken from the Caribbean.

According to Beckles, who recently returned from the UK, “The University of Glasgow has recognised that Jamaican slave owners had adopted the University of Glasgow as their university of choice and that £200 million of value was extracted from Jamaica and the Caribbean.”

Beckles made the announcement during an interview on the Jamaica News Network (JNN) programme Insight, where he said that the Vice Chancellor of the…

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French, Malian presidents pay tribute to African WWI troops


The presidents of France and Mali paid tribute on Tuesday to the role played by African troops who fought for France during World War I.

French President Emmanuel Macron and Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita attended a ceremony in the French city of Reims in northeast France to pay joint tribute to the soldiers.

“Today, we honour heroes,” said Keita, whose great-grandfather fought and died in the Battle of Verdun nearby and whose body was never found.

“The nearly 200 000 soldiers who fought day and night, who fought for France and for themselves too, for justice and liberty,” he said.

These “implacable” fighters, he said, had given their blood for world peace.

Macron did not speak during the ceremony. But in a tweet posted Tuesday, he said that as well as the French soldiers, it was “the…

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