Nigeria's Warri refinery has been shut down temporarily and operations will resume by early next week a spokesman for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said yesterday.
- Wednesday, 26 August 2015 12:26
- Interview by Clementine Calvé
I grew up in the countryside, where you don't have an idea of what's happening in the real world. I come from a very humble background. There was no electricity, and I didn't have the privilege of playing computer games or watching movies. What helped me was reading history books.
- Wednesday, 26 August 2015 09:59
- Nicholas Norbrook
Renewable energy, the sharing economy and transportation innovation are reshaping economies across the world. Will Africa be able to leapfrog in its development to build revolutionary electricity, manufacturing and transportation networks?
- Monday, 24 August 2015 15:24
Light rains in the past week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions boosted hopes for a healthy main crop but overcast skies could reduce the size of the early harvest, farmers said today.
- Friday, 21 August 2015 16:00
Nigeria has restructured short-term commercial bank loans to its cash-strapped state governments into longer-term sovereign bonds as Africa's biggest economy seeks to reduce a growing backlog of domestic debt against a background of falling oil revenues.