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The protests began as a call to disband an anti-robbery unit of the Nigerian police but have expanded to take on governance and economic issues.
In Italy a judge declared that two multinational oil giants — and executives — will go on trial for a major bribery case involving Nigeria. At its core, it alleges Shell and the Italian oil giant Eni paid more than a billion dollars for oil-drilling rights that were actually bribes. Click the audio player above […]
Co-founder Bibi Bakare-Yusuf wants you to see 'the complex, gorgeous realities of the continent' in African books.
A geologist says mangroves remain soaked in oil from a 2008 pipeline spill.
Economic development in Africa is important to U.S. security, says one expert.
The goal of hobbling U.S. shale oil production may have worked, but may not explain higher prices.
The company said we have likely moved from a global oil surplus to a deficit.
The economy of the oil-dependent nation has been shaken by falling revenues.