Tag: oil

Oil barons jump on new finds in Africa, ignoring climate justice calls

Oil barons jump on new finds in Africa, ignoring climate justice calls

| October 3, 2014

(GIN)–U.S. and UK oil explorers are making their moves on the Western Sahara, between Mauritania and Morocco, despite calls by thousands of climate justice activists worldwide to “keep the soil in the oil.” Kosmos Energy, a US oil and gas exploration firm, along with Cairn Energy of the UK, plan to use rights obtained in […]

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan feels heat as critics turn up volume

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan feels heat as critics turn up volume

| December 28, 2013

Dark clouds are shadowing Goodluck Jonathan who has been largely unscathed by scandal until new evidence of massive corruption on a shocking scale hit the front pages.

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Africa News in Brief: Sept. 11 edition

Africa News in Brief: Sept. 11 edition

| September 10, 2013

• Oil polluter snared in corruption crackdown
• Gold miners reject 6 percent pay hike as owners sock away cash
• Kenyan actress wins strong accolades for new epic film
• Sisulu University heads for chopping block

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