BAI saga: Is an expropriation underway?
A cabinet decision to transfer all the assets of the ex-Bramer Bank to the National Property Fund (NFPL) is now the source of a major contention between the two audit firms involved in the British American Investment (BAI) saga. As they cross swords, the quest to resolve the whole issue has taken another blow.
Gavin Glover: “The provisional charge system in itself is not totally wrong”
This week, Weekly speaks to Barrister Gavin Glover. He talks to us about the role of the Bar Council in curbing the excesses of the state, the abuse of the provisional charge system, the need for overhauling the police department, and finally, gives us a no-holds-barred evaluation of the government’s performance so far.
Killing in the name of “love”: The bigger picture
When a young girl and her grandmother were killed by a 17-year-old boy in the name of “love”, it kick-started the usual debate about bringing back the death penalty. Is our knee-jerk reaction to a particularly atrocious “love” crime making us lose sight of the bigger picture? Weekly goes beyond the headlines, explaining why the Camp-de-Masque Pavé homicides shouldn’t have come as a surprise.
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