Jan 9th, 2013
An explosion and fire hit a barge at Nigeria’s main seaport in Lagos, shaking buildings in the area and wounding at least four people, officials said. The explosion occurred on Wednesday on a barge seeking to discharge fuel into a tank on a jetty at the port, leading to a fire that sent a huge ...
Aug 26th, 2011
Rebel fighters from the east of Libya face a tough battle as they head west along the roads into Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s heartlands. The longstanding dictator’s troops have been driven from the oil town of Ras Lanuf, but are putting up a fierce defence of Bin Jawad and As Sidr. The oil ...