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14 killed in South Sudan highway ambush
Africa

14 killed in South Sudan highway ambush

At least 14 people were killed and 35 others wounded Thursday when gunmen ambushed buses and other vehicles on a major highway in the restive East African nation. Officials say a convoy, which was guarded by armed government soldiers was among those that were targeted by the gunmen in Moli, […]

African Petroleum to farm out Gambia, Senegal offshore oil
Africa

African Petroleum to farm out Gambia, Senegal offshore oil

African Petroleum has signed an agreement with an undisclosed oil and gas company that specializes in offshore deepwater drilling. Under the agreement, the third-party will acquire 70% operated interest in African Petroleum’s SOSP production sharing contract (PSC) in Senegal and the A1 and A4 licenses in Gambia. “This is a […]

Boko Haram denies starvation in northern Nigeria
Africa

Boko Haram denies starvation in northern Nigeria

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau released a video debunking reports of starvation in the troubled north, where the government says his fighting are dying of hunger. Nigeria’s military, who had reported twice that Shekau was killed has been combing the Sambisa Forest, the base for Shekau’s faction. “There is no […]