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By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Jan 15th, 2013
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By Mark John and John Irish | Reuters (Reuters) – Just as its leaders were defining a new “hands-off” strategy for Africa, France has been thrust onto the front line of one of the continent’s riskiest battlefields deep in the desert of Mali. President Francois Hollande’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2012
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Lagos – French oil firm Total SA said on Saturday that a natural gas leak at one of its plants in Nigeria’s crude-rich southern delta may have been going on for weeks. The leak at its Obite natural gas site has forced the company to evacuate those nearby and led to daily monitoring of air...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Jan 4th, 2012
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Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it is eyeing potential opportunities in South Sudan, which last July broke away from Khartoum, taking with it two-thirds of Sudan’s 500,000 barrels per day of oil production. “We continuously review potential business opportunities around the world. We would lik...
By benim
In News
May 27th, 2011
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Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell said Friday that theft, sabotage and operational reasons caused 27,580 barrels of oil to spill from its facilities in Nigeria last year. “Sabotage and crude oil theft was the cause of 22,310 barrels spilled from SPDC (Shell Petroleum Development Company) facilities i...
By benim
In News
Mar 9th, 2011
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Nigerian militant leader Henry Okah, who is facing terrorism charges in South Africa, said Nigeria’s government is refusing to seek his extradition because a trial in his homeland may prove his innocence. Okah, 45, is facing charges under South Africa’s terrorism law for alleged involvement in car bo...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 6th, 2010
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Henry Okah, the leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), who is facing terrorism charges in South Africa, said the insurgency in the Niger Delta would not end until the Federal Government allowed the region to control its oil wealth. “I’m encouraging the people of the Ni...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 6th, 2010
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Henry Okah, an alleged Nigerian militant leader who’s facing terrorism charges in South Africa, said the insurgency in the Niger River delta won’t end until the government allows the region to control its oil wealth. “I’m encouraging the people of the Niger delta to fight for their land,” Okah said y...