Angolan police arrested and beat people at a demonstration in the capital, Luanda, marking the 37th anniversary of a government purge that may have killed as many as 80,000 people, activist Roberto Gama said.
The government of Angola, Africa’s second-largest oil producer, probably won’t hold local council elections until after the next presidential vote in 2017, hindering economic development, said Elisabete Azevedo-Harman, an analyst at Chatham House.
In May 2008, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world’s largest privately held companies, sent Ludmila Egorova-Farines, its newly hired compliance officer and ethics manager, to investigate the management of a subsidiary in Arles in southern France. In less than a week, she discovered that the company had paid bribes to win contracts.
Kuwait’s top court threw out a request by the government to change voting laws, in a victory for opposition campaigners who are demanding that the ruling family hand more powers to elected politicians.