Nigerian Govt Amends Charges in $245 Million Fraud Suit Against Total, Chevron

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court on Monday in Lagos granted the Federal Government’s application to amend processes in its suit against Total Nigeria Plc over alleged under-declaration of crude oil exports.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court on Monday in Lagos granted the Federal Government's application to amend processes in its suit against Total Nigeria Plc over alleged under-declaration of crude oil exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Delta – Nigeria’s Oil-Rich Powder Keg

[Deutsche Welle] A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer trust President Buhari’s administration to address their grievances

[Deutsche Welle] A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer trust President Buhari's administration to address their grievances

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Absa Statement on Media Reports Following the Public Protector’s Provisional Report

[Absa Blog] Barclays Africa Group notes media reports today regarding a provisional report by the Public Protector (12 of 2016/17) dealing, in part, with the financial assistance Bankorp received from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) from 1985 to …

[Absa Blog] Barclays Africa Group notes media reports today regarding a provisional report by the Public Protector (12 of 2016/17) dealing, in part, with the financial assistance Bankorp received from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) from 1985 to 1995.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Satellite TV Winning Increasing Market Share in Ghana and Looks Set to Do the Same in Nigeria

[Balancing Act] London -Satellite operator SES has set up TV satellite platforms in West Africa. As part of that work, it carried out two national surveys, one in Ghana and the other in Nigeria. This week Russell Southwood looks at what these surveys c…

[Balancing Act] London -Satellite operator SES has set up TV satellite platforms in West Africa. As part of that work, it carried out two national surveys, one in Ghana and the other in Nigeria. This week Russell Southwood looks at what these surveys can tell us about the changes in two of West Africa's biggest broadcast markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Righting the Wrongs for Nation’s Tamazigh People

[Africa In Fact] Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring protests five years ago it did not escape unscathed. A popular protest movement known as the “February 20tth movement” saw widesp…

[Africa In Fact] Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring protests five years ago it did not escape unscathed. A popular protest movement known as the "February 20tth movement" saw widespread demonstrations in urban areas, inspired by events in Tunisia and Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Activist Remains Defiant After Detention

[VOA] A youth activist released this week after being arrested nearly a month ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo says that despite the treatment he received while in detention, he will not cease calling for President Joseph Kabila to stand down.

[VOA] A youth activist released this week after being arrested nearly a month ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo says that despite the treatment he received while in detention, he will not cease calling for President Joseph Kabila to stand down.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Absa, SABC and the Documentary That Never Aired

[Daily Maverick] In a preliminary report, the Public Protector has recommended Absa pay back over R2-billion it benefited from in apartheid’s dying days. As the fallout continues, GREG NICOLSON looks at Project Spear, the documentary on allegations of …

[Daily Maverick] In a preliminary report, the Public Protector has recommended Absa pay back over R2-billion it benefited from in apartheid's dying days. As the fallout continues, GREG NICOLSON looks at Project Spear, the documentary on allegations of apartheid grand corruption that the SABC decided never to air.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ibenge – We Want to Show Our Progress

[CAF] In the array of national team coaches, Florent Ibenge stands aside from most others. The 55-year-old doubles up as national team coach of Congo DR and one of the strongest club sides in his country, Vita Club. In an exclusive interview with FIFA….

[CAF] In the array of national team coaches, Florent Ibenge stands aside from most others. The 55-year-old doubles up as national team coach of Congo DR and one of the strongest club sides in his country, Vita Club. In an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Ibenge explains why Les Leopards remain on course to achieve their goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Butali Sugar Warriors Claim Bronze in Africa Club Championship

[Nation] Butali Sugar Warriors secured bronze after they beat Ghana Police 3-0 in the play-off match of the Africa Cup of Club Championship at City Park Stadium, Nairobi which ended on Sunday.

[Nation] Butali Sugar Warriors secured bronze after they beat Ghana Police 3-0 in the play-off match of the Africa Cup of Club Championship at City Park Stadium, Nairobi which ended on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya