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Six quoted companies are under the watch-list of the Nigerian stock exchange (NSE) for compulsory delisting of their shares from the stock market due to recurring failures to comply with international best practices and corporate governance rules. A regulatory report at the weekend indicated that the ...
Tanwar attacks govt on governance. State Congress president Ashok Tanwar participates in a 'havan' ceremony at Sanghera village in Rohtak district on Sunday. Tribune photo. Sunit Dhawan. Tribune News Service. Sanghera (Rohtak), January 21. Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee president Ashok ...

South Africa's Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced the appointment of new board members at the state-owned power utility, Eskom, as an immediate measure to strengthen governance and management at the parastatal. In addition, Ramaphosa directed the board to appoint a permanent ...
NTUZUMA, KwaZulu-Natal - Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says the public spat with the party's mayoral deployee Patricia de Lille shows that the party takes clean governance seriously. Last week, the official opposition moved to formally charge de Lille and have since stripped her of ...
I look forward to this event, and some of the areas which are of interest to me include supporting efforts to improve global governance mechanisms and advance major multilateral processes such as UN's Sustainable Development Goals, contributing to the shaping of new industry ecosystems and helping ...
"While the absence of a National Code of Corporate governance provided the vacuum which industry regulators sought to fill within their respective spheres of regulatory purview we will use the introduction of a revised national code to provide a fulcrum around which different industry or sector regulators ...

FORMER TransNamib Chief Executive Officer Titus Haimbili last Thursday called for the introduction of a new corporate governance model for state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Namibia that will bring about accountability, transparency and subsequently, good governance. He was speaking at the ...
Greg Clark cut a contrite figure last week as he gave a speech to an audience of business figures and journalists in the House of Commons. The Business Secretary admitted that lessons needed to be learnt from the implosion of Carillion just days earlier, describing it as a "tragedy" and pledging to leave ...
St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jo Mannies and politics editor Fred Ehrlich talk about Gov. Greitens' governance after his exposed affair. Lara Hamdan | St. Louis Public Radio. On Friday's Behind the Headlines segment, St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh discussed Gov. Eric Greitens' impact on ...
In this way, we are using real-time governance and latest technologies in improving our governance", he added. Lokesh stated that to attain smart governance, RFID cards are being used to track rural garbage collection. To test the quality of water in overhead tanks in real-time in villages, Internet of Things ...
... is actually driving toward a much more racist and uncompromising form of immigration policy, one for which no legislative compromises are obviously possible. Taken in its entirety, the "shithole shutdown" is the perfect encapsulation of governance in the Trump era: dysfunction and chaos driven by anger ...
The second plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, presided over by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, is held in Beijing, capital of China, from Jan. 18 to 19. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi). BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) ...
This is not to say that members of small schemes do not deserve first class governance and the best possible outcomes. On the contrary, the pension of a member of a small scheme is as important as any other. The question is how can smaller schemes meet the challenge of 21st century trusteeship?
"In short, the progressive governance we seek will open the door to affordable housing for the average family, consumer credit for those with steady employment, and the provision of basic welfare to our most vulnerable citizens," Tinubu said. He stated that progress has only been made in part in the past ...
A major review of the governance of the 42 cathedrals in England has recommended a change in the law to improve their governance. The review was commissioned by the Church of England's Archbishops' Council following a recommendation by the Bishop of Peterborough, Donald Allister, after an ...
The World Movement for democracy, the Center for International Private Enterprise and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Africa Business Center (ABC) have jointly launched, in partnership with the Burkina Faso government, an initiative aimed at engaging the private sector in democratic governance throughout Africa by ...

How the world views U.S. leadership has changed substantially in recent times and its global approval has hit an unprecedented low. A recent Gallup World Poll shows just 30 percent of 1,000 participants hailing from 134 nations see the United States' governance under President Trump in a positive light.
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) has inaugurated a Technical Committee to review the suspended National Code of Corporate governance (NCCG). The committee, which was inaugurated thursday by the Chairman, Governing Board of the FRC, Mr. Adedotun Sulaiman has Muhammad K.
Oasis Management had sent recommendations on governance to GMO Internet back in July. But the company refused to engage in a dialogue. The fund holds 5% of GMO Internet's outstanding shares. It has invested in such Japanese companies as silkwear producer Katakura Industries and human ...
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is working with Myanmar regulators to benchmark the corporate governance practices of Myanmar companies against international standards to help them improve performance, according to a statement. Numerous studies show that stronger governance helps ...
Reputational and compliance risks arise because of a lack of supply chain transparency within this industry, combined with human rights and Sustainability concerns, according to an investor note from Hermes, an environmental, social and governance investment firm. Cobalt is an essential component of ...
Many of Hong Kong's advantages derive from the "one country, two systems" framework, which aim to protect the core values of freedom, human rights, democracy, the rule of law and clean governance. Hong Kong has had to deal with some pressure from within and without on the high degree of autonomy ...
Listed companies will have to justify the independence of long-serving independent directors if suggested rule changes by the Corporate governance Council go into force in the second half of this year. The council is proposing to enforce a "nine-year rule" that will reassess whether such directors still ...
Pitched as a game-changer for the cryptocurrency industry, Telegram's initial coin offering could be a lifesaver for the company. Launched in 2013 by Russian brothers Pavel and Nikolai Durov, the company has never executed on the vague proposals it has floated to monetize its messaging platform.
The World Bank Group has published its report 'governance and The World Bank Group: Year in Review 2017: Foundations and Frontiers,' that provides an overview of the work it carried out in 2017 to help countries build public institutions that are capable, efficient, open, inclusive and accountable.
companies listed in Singapore will have to take a more serious look at director independence, if rule changes suggested by the Corporate governance Council on Tuesday are implemented. To encourage firms to refresh and introduce more diversity into their boardrooms, the Council is proposing to ...
The National Olympic of Kenya have insisted on the need to embrace best management practices as the newly-elected office got down to business with the first of a kind governance seminar held at a Nairobi hotel over the weekend. The seminar, conducted by Donald Rukare, Uganda NOC secretary ...
And like all election seasons, this year will test the ability of the incumbent president to balance the abiding imperatives of governance with the exigency of political survival. Yet if the morning, as they say, shows the day, Nigerians have serious cause to worry that 2018 may be another wasted year.
"With this objective of ensuring that these institutions of local governance become fully functional both in terms of functions and finances, I am taking this unprecedented initiative of a Panchayat budget," Drabu said in his speech. "I propose a new framework for budgetary and financial empowerment of the ...
Leading telecommunications firm Globe Telecom reaped another major accolade for its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives, winning the award for the sixth time in the past nine years. Globe again won the platinum award given by The Asset Corporate Awards, the ...
If one considers that around one quarter of the African migrants arriving in Italy are said to be Eritrean, then how can the crisis of governance not be front and centre as the issue needing to be addressed by the AU? If the AU is drafting an African agenda on migration to be adopted at the AU summit in Addis ...
Governor Wycliffe Oparanya addresses members of the public during celebration of Mashujaa Day held at Malinya grounds in Kakamega County on October 20th, 2017. [PHOTO BY: Chrispen Sechere]. A proposal to set up a Kenya school of government (KSG) campus in Navakholo constituency has been ...
To quantify the effectiveness of these policies, indexes like the World Justice Project's rule of law Index, the World Bank's governance Index and the Social Progress Index survey residents, compile publicly available statistics and rank countries based on their performance across different categories.
HAVANA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Efforts by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to strengthen party building, enforce discipline and improve governance are key to China's development and future plans, a Cuban scholar has said. Jose Luis Robaina, a China expert at Cuba's International Policy Research ...
MARIA E. SANZ PEREZ IS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: GROUP Legal, Commercial and governance of Johannesburg-based AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. Sanz was admitted as an attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa after receiving her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Witwatersrand in ...
Instead, someone, even a world leader, drags up twitter and sparks debate, ire, and countless think pieces. Which, instead of causing decisive action, only leads to further division and anger on all sides. A new study shows that poor governance actually has the potential to lead to the loss of the species.
The Internet governance Forum is a yearly meeting in which civil society, government, and private sector representatives from around the world convene to talk about internet policy issues. The IGF 2017 meeting last month in Geneva featured a number of interesting discussions and conversations about ...
Now that the wave of recent protests that swept across Iran is over, let us be humble. There was much disagreement about the causes of the protests, but let us admit we were united in amazement: participants, state and polity elites, activists, Pundits and observers inside and outside the country, and the ...
(RTTNews) - Political tensions in Peru pose new governance challenges and will likely have a negative impact on investment and economic growth in 2018-2019, Fitch Ratings said in a report. The agency alluded to the political crisis triggered last month when President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardoned ...
There is surprisingly little satisfaction in saying I told you so. Five years ago I was one of a minority arguing against a single Scottish police force, because its proposed governance was deeply flawed, and because all of Scotland's policing eggs would be in one basket. Since then the governance of Scottish ...
editors' note: This article, adapted from a winter 2006 print publication version, was previously published on NPQ's website and is featured in NPQ's Winter 2012 edition, "Emerging Forms of Nonprofit governance." It was first published online on January 1, 2013.
According to Ortega, several governance committees are lacking chairs or need to be revamped in the coming semester. "We have a number of committees that are not performing at top level, so we need to figure out how to get more faculty involved," Ortega said. SACUA members discussed the need to ...
Unfortunately, the governance structure of a company is based on a really old model, which represents the hope that a group of wise and knowledgeable people called directors can meet a few times a year and thereby effectively direct, monitor and control the activities of management for the good of the ...
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lauded president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for "some good attempts" in his first year but scored him low on governance. NDC General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia said the president's poor handling of attacks by vigilante groups and allegations of ...
RACINE -- The Racine County youth in governance program is accepting nominations for participants. This is an opportunity in which students can contribute their voices to community issues and concerns and develop confidence, independence, leadership skills and civic knowledge while serving on one ...
Independent directors key to corporate governance: MP. Special Correspondent. VISAKHAPATNAM, January 09, 2018 07:40 IST. Updated: January 09, 2018 07:40 IST. Share Article; PRINT; A A A. MP K. Haribabu speaking at the inaugural of a two-day workshop in Visakhapatnam on Monday. | Photo Credit: C.V. ...
The gulf Coast Community Foundation and BoardEffect have scheduled another in the "governance for Lunch" webinar series. The webinar, set for noon Jan. 24, will enable members of nonprofit boards to be prepared to address the top five governance challenges in 2018. Dottie Schindlinger, Diligent's ...
In late December, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Corporate governance Reform and Transparency Act on a bipartisan basis. This bill is good news for investors in our capital markets, managers, employees, and other stakeholders of public Corporations. Corporate governance took on a new ...
Singapore: A new law that looks to strengthen the governance of statutory boards as well as formally introducing a data sharing regime in the Singapore government was passed in Parliament on Monday (Jan 8). According to the Public Service Division in the Prime Minister's Office, the Public Sector ...


 

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