Wednesday, 21st February 2024

Eye on Africa | Nigeria wins $11billion damages appeal over failed gas deal

By France24
24 October 2023   |   7:58 am
Nigeria no longer has to pay a multibillion-dollar fine over a failed gas deal. A London court has backed Abuja's appeal over damages. Also, we speak to the president of Rugby Africa about the prospects for rugby on the continent as South Africa powers through the Rugby World Cup. And France teams up with Nigeria in a crackdown on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.


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