Madagascar plans higher royalties on nickel, cobalt, at least 20% stake in mining production

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Madagascar plans to increase its royalties on nickel and cobalt to 4% from 2% at present, a draft mining law said on Tuesday. The law, presented to reporters by Mines Minister Fidiniavo Ravokatra, showed that Madagascar also … Continue reading Madagascar plans higher royalties on nickel, cobalt, at least 20% stake in mining production

Sudan’s Bashir questioned over 1989 coup that brought him to power

Sudan’s former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir sits inside a cage at the courthouse where he is facing corruption charges, in Khartoum, Sudan August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ousted long-time leader Omar al-Bashir was summoned for … Continue reading Sudan’s Bashir questioned over 1989 coup that brought him to power

Nobel peace laureate Abiy to say militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

Ethiopians stand next to a billboard congratulating Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed for winning the Nobel Peace Prize in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri OSLO (Reuters) – The world’s leading military powers and militant groups are both … Continue reading Nobel peace laureate Abiy to say militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa