Algeria will launch a new five-year investment plan worth $262 billion to boost domestic production and move its economy away from reliance on oil and gas, the government said.
- Friday, 22 August 2014 10:08
A second tanker started loading oil at Libya's Es Sider port, state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) said today, as the country's biggest crude export terminal swung back into action after being closed for a year.
- Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:57
Egypt announced today that a consortium that includes the Egyptian army and Bahrain-registered engineering firm Dar al-Handasah Shair and Partners are to develop an industrial and logistics hub in the Suez Canal area.
- Thursday, 14 August 2014 10:57
Zimbabwe's veteran ruler, President Robert Mugabe this week assumes the role of Southern African Development Community (SADC) chairman amid grumblings from his local rivals that his leadership will be a burden to the country and the region. He