A fraudulent loan and a bogus consultancy firm have put a damper on Nigerian oil producer Lekoil which, since it discovered and announced the ... fraudulent nature of an $184m loan arrangement with the Qatar Investment Authority, has suffered heavy losses on the London Stock Exchange, where its market cap fell £35m ($45.6m) in less than a week.
At the end of 2019, Félix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila came together to discuss the dispute pitting Gécamines against Israeli businessman Dan ... Gertler. Also implicated in the case is Albert Yuma, the chairman of the board of directors of the mining company and a close ally of the former Congolese president.
Britain's exit from the European Union on 31 January creates an imperative for the UK to forge a new set of international alliances and trading ... arrangements.
The UK-Africa Investment Summit on 20 January is one chapter of this new economic diplomacy.