“While the Act allows for private sector participation, there is no representation of private actors on the current NNPC Board. Consequently, the set-up by design and practice make for a heavily government-oriented board, also reflecting the ownership structure. Little wonder the set-up described above freely allows for political interference.” … [Read more...] about NNPC Board not independent, 80% of members lack oil sector experience — Expert
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Sources said on Tuesday morning that Victor Zhang, the boss of Huawei's UK operations, had held talks earlier this week with Ciaran Martin, the head of the National Cyber Security Centre, to discuss possible measures to reassure the government about its equipment. … [Read more...] about Lord Browne quits as Huawei UK chairman as government ban looms
The Chinese tech giant's equipment must be completely removed from the UK's 5G networks by the end of 2027. Ahead of this, there will be a total ban introduced on the purchase of any new 5G hardware from Huawei after December 31 this year. Telecoms firms will also be ordered to shift away from the purchase of Huawei's equipment for full-fibre broadband networks over a period lasting up to two years. … [Read more...] about Huawei are kicked out of Britain’s 5G network: Roll out delayed by two years in massive U-turn as Boris gives UK firms seven years to strip out Chinese giant’s equipment over security fears but kit will STAY in 3G and 4G
The guys also took a deep dive on the economic pain, both systemic and self-inflicted, that is a driving force behind the George Floyd protests. Not only are we getting the revolution we predicted if politicians don’t start changing the way they approach fiscal policy, but we’ve got yet another illustration of the great migration of the 21st century: out of American cities. … [Read more...] about Systemic And Self-Inflicted Economic Pain Fueled George Floyd Protests | WALL STREET MEETS WASHINGTON EP. 10
Ashwini Deshpande: Within the household, if gender norms of sharing work don’t change, it means that for the woman there is really no break. It’s 24/7 working, whether for our office work or the children or the home… it just never ends. Earlier at least, you could step out and the time you were commuting helped. Though the commuting might have been tough, at least it was giving some respite to the women. I do hope that increased possibilities of employment for women will go hand in hand with changes in the gender workload sharing norms inside the house. Which can happen by the way, because with the World Wars, there is evidence in Europe that gender norms for sharing work in a house did change. … [Read more...] about Is work from home feasible in the long run?