NIGERIA FILES US$1 BILLION LAWSUIT AGAINST OIL GIANTS

LONDON, The Nigerian government filed a US$1.1 billion lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell and Eni in a commercial court here on Thursday in relation to a 2011 oilfield deal.

A statement released by the lawyers …

Change, or Continuity? Congo Faces Pivotal Poll After Two Years of Delay

The Dec. 23 elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo are the most important in more than a decade. After delaying a new poll for two years, President Joseph Kabila is stepping aside. Two main …

Nigeria at a Crossroads: The Upcoming Elections

Introduction

Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and distinguished Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today regarding the upcoming elections in Nigeria. I am also pleased to be joined by my …

Nigeria at a Crossroads: The Upcoming Elections

Introduction

Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and distinguished Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today regarding the upcoming elections in Nigeria. I am also pleased to be joined by my …

New Midwives, Some Male, Want to Reduce Maternal Mortality in South Sudan

JUBA More than 60 people graduated in Juba this week with diplomas in midwifery and nursing. Their goal? To reduce South Sudan’s high rate of maternal mortality.

Eight men were among the 66 graduates of …