Ethiopia declares national mourning
Ethiopia has declared three days of national mourning for victims of a landslide at a rubbish landfill site in the capital Addis Ababa.
Australian firm says Senegal oilfield could start earlier than expected
Australia’s FAR Ltd, a partner in an oilfield off Senegal, on Thursday said the project could start producing before 2021, earlier than previously touted, and at a higher rate than flagged before.
‘How Nigeria’s government is fixing oil sector’
We are averaging close to about 2 million barrels right now. Inclusive of condenses. If you take away the condenses we are doing about 1.6 or 1.7 but that’s without Dorcados.
Gambians seek justice for the disappeared
Rights groups say Manneh is one of dozens of Gambians who disappeared without trace during the 22-year rule of president Yahya Jammeh, which ended last month when he fled the country.
Lesotho - the folly of government of the elites, by the elites, for the elites
On Wednesday, House Speaker Ntlhoi Motsamai stated that the “motion to urge His Majesty King Letsie III to appoint Honourable Monyane Moleleki as the next prime minister has been carried.”
Kenya granted security clearance by U.S. for direct flights
Kenyan airlines have been granted security clearance by U.S. authorities for direct flights to the United States, Kenya’s minister of transport said on Thursday, having improved infrastructure at Nairobi’s main airport.
Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun explains government’s borrowing plan
Following the completion of a billion dollar Eurobond issue, Nigeria is set to borrow from the World Bank and China to fund a range of infrastructure projects.
Millions risk starvation in Nigeria & Lake Chad region
More than seven million people risk starvation in Nigeria’s insurgency-hit northeastern region and around Lake Chad, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday ahead of a new funding appeal.