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03/11/2015 - Nigeria

Nigerian government failed to ensure Shell cleaned up Niger Delta oil spills: campaigners

Nigeria’s government is ultimately responsible for failing to hold oil multinational Shell accountable for failing to properly clean up oil spills in the Niger Delta region, according to ...
Rapper Luaty Beirao on hunger strike since September 21
14/10/2015 - ANGOLA

Activists call for release of Angolan hunger-strike rapper

The rapper Luaty Beirao is a key figure in Angola's opposition movement, and he has been on hunger strike for 25 days.
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama speaks to RFI, 6 October 2015
06/10/2015 - Ghana

In lead-up to elections, Ghana's Mahama promises to continue fight against corruption

Ghana has bright economic prospects in the medium term and remains attractive to foreign investors.

African press review 3 September 2015

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has called time on the politics of rhetoric, Nigeria increases oil exports projecting shipments of 63 million barrels by October and a Ugandan business school ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is set to spend four days in China
31/08/2015 - Sudan - China

Sudanese president on way to China for controversial business trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is making this week a rare long-distance “business trip”.
London Somalia Conference, May 2013.
06/08/2015 - Somalia

Somalia: Accusations from UN experts prompt corruption probe into British oil company

UN sanctions experts this week accused a British company of making large payments to Somalia’s oil ministry, saying it creates a serious conflict of interest.

African press review 25 July 2015

Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has received the country’s most famous son, US President Barack Obama. 'The prodigal son' has returned.

Smoke billows out of the LyondellBasell plant on Tuesday morning
14/07/2015 - FRANCE

France opens inquiry into fuel plant fires amid arson fears

French prosecutors have opened an inquiry into fires, which may have been started deliberately, at a petrochemical plant in the south of the country.
One of the fires at the petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre, near Marseille,
14/07/2015 - FRANCE

French chemical plant blaze may have been deliberate

French investigators believe two fires that closed a chemical plant in the south of the country on Tuesday may have been started deliberately.
French President François Hollande arrives in Luanda, 2 July 2015
03/07/2015 - ANGOLA - FRANCE

Hollande praises Angola's stability on business-centred visit

French President François Hollande praised Angola as a force for stability in Africa during a visit to the oil-rich country on Friday.