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25/05/2018 10:06 PM
Cameroon court convicts Anglophone activists of rebellion and terrorism
YAOUNDE, May 25 (Reuters) - A court in Cameroon on Friday convicted seven activists from the country's Anglophone minority of rebellion and acts of terrorism and gave them sentences ranging from 10 to 15 years, a defence lawyer said.

25/05/2018 06:46 PM
W. Africa Crude-Fresh Angolan on offer, Pertamina mops up some Nigerian
LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Asian tenders continued to mop up some of the overhang of Nigerian crude from June on Friday though U.S. grades provided some competition.

24/05/2018 06:35 PM
UPDATE 1-Nigeria's Bodo community claims win over Shell after latest UK court ruling
LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) - A British judge ruled on Thursday that Nigeria's Bodo community, which has been involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the clean-up of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year.

24/05/2018 04:44 PM
W. Africa Crude-Tenders slow spot trade, offers edge lower
LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) - Spot trading in Angolan and Nigerian cargoes was dampened by a flurry of crude tenders and an upcoming long weekend in Britain, leaving differentials drifting slightly lower.

24/05/2018 04:25 PM
BRIEF-San Leon Energy Announces Update On Dispute With Suntrust Oil
* PROVIDED WITH A COPY OF CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN SUNTRUST OIL AND NIGERIAN DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES

24/05/2018 03:15 PM
Nigeria's Bodo community claims win over Shell after latest UK court ruling
LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) - A British judge ruled on Thursday that Nigeria's Bodo community, which has been involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the clean-up of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year.

24/05/2018 02:12 PM
Invest in poor rural areas to curb exclusion, quash extremism-UNDP
OSLO, May 24 (Reuters) - Remote areas in poor nations need far more investment to undercut recruitment by militant armed groups, in a shift from development policies focused most on cities, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said.

24/05/2018 02:03 PM
WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Most African currencies seen on back foot
LAGOS, May 24 (Reuters) - The currencies of Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia are expected to come under pressure against the dollar next week while those of Ghana and Tanzania are expected to be steady.

24/05/2018 12:26 PM
BRIEF-Medview Airline To Engage In Lease Purchase Of Two CRJ-900 Bombardier Aircrafts
* MEDVIEW AIRLINE LTD - ON MAY 15 BOARD RESOLVED TO ENGAGE IN LEASE PURCHASE OF TWO CRJ-900 BOMBARDIER AIRCRAFTS FOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL ROUTES

24/05/2018 12:00 PM
INSIGHT-Rebooting food: Finding new ways to feed the future
VIENNA, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banana trees that fit in a test tube. Burgers made without a cow in sight. Fish farmed in the desert. Robots picking fruit.