Monthly Archives: August 2010

SOUTHERN CAMEROON POLITICAL LEADER CALLS FOR REGION’S INDEPENDENCE

Southern Cameroon Political Leader Calls for Region’s Independence Mola Njoh Litumbe says Southern Cameroon was never a part of the territory known since 1960 as the Republic of Cameroon James Butty | VOA NEWS Washington, D.C. 31 August 2010 A … Continue reading

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SHELL: MAJOR 600,000 BPD PIPELINE NEARS COMPLETION IN THE NIGER DELTA

Shell: Major Pipeline Nearly Complete in Niger Delta Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 2:29 pm SOURCE: VOA NEWS Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it is close to completing a new oil pipeline in Nigeria‚Äôs restive Niger Delta region. Shell … Continue reading

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ANALYSTS MONITOR NEW AFRICAN OIL STATES FOR CORRUPTION

Analysts Monitor New African Oil States for Corruption Nico Colombant | VOA NEWS Washington 24 August 2010 Photo: N. Colombant, VOA Monitors are hoping possible oil from Sao Tome and elsewhere in Africa will benefit many people Human rights organizations … Continue reading

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GHANA WANTS MORE CONTROL OVER OIL PRODUCTION

Ghana Wants More Control Over Oil Production Drew Hinshaw | VOA NEWS Dakar 25 August 2010 With Ghana’s first major offshore oil field on track to start pumping oil later this year, the country’s state-owned oil company wants to be … Continue reading

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MORTAR ATTACK KILLS UGANDAN AU PEACEKEEPERS IN SOMALIA

Mortar Kills AU Peacekeepers in Somalia Alisha Ryu | VOA NEWS Nairobi 30 August 2010 Photo: AP Somali Government forces take up a position during clashes with Al-Shabaab insurgents, Mogadishu, 25 Aug 2010 A mortar attack on the presidential palace … Continue reading

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WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE READY FOR DEPLOYMENT

ECOWAS Standby Force ready for deployment Thursday, August 19, 2010 Nigerian peacekeepers of the 26 Mechanised Battalion(a unit of 1 Mechanised Division) prepare to depart Sokoto for Liberia, 16 August 2003 With the complete evaluation of its Task Force, the … Continue reading

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GHANA OIL PRODUCTION ON TRACK

Ghana on oil production track Published on : 26 August 2010 – 10:44am | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: Flickr/ Chris_J) Ghana is on track to pump its first barrel of crude oil in December from total reserves put at … Continue reading

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