TotalEnergies Mozambique LNG project may resume within 18 months, says AfDB
30 August 2021 | 1:30 pm
TotalEnergies' liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique could be back on track within the next 18 months after African armies deployed to help quell an insurgency, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) said on Friday (August 27). The French energy giant declared force majeure on the $20 billion project in April after Islamic State-linked fighters overran the town of Palma, on the doorstep of its facilities in the northern Cabo Delgado province. It estimated at the time the disruption would delay development by at least a year.
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Inside the $600m steel project set to create 3,500 jobs for Nigerians
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Gilbert Bani popularly known by his stage name A-Q, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter. He spoke to GuardianTV about rap in Nigeria, his album project, and how his relationship with other rappers.
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Many people still associate rap music with gangsters and criminals. Up-and-coming Kenyan rapper Madigolo wants to change this perception. The young artist believes her music helps empower other young women.
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The katsina state Government has commenced the handing over of sites for the construction of multi billion Naira storm water drainage projects by the World Bank.
1 Sep 2020
Sacha Jafri, a British artist, has taken over the ballroom of a luxury hotel in Dubai to produce the largest painting ever created on canvas. The 1,980-square-meter (over 21,000 square feet) artwork will be cut into separate panels, which the painter is auctioning off in the hope of raising $30 million for charity.
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French-Swiss artist Saype (real name Guillaume Legros) unveils three massive land-art productions in Istanbul, as a part of his "Beyond Walls" project in which he paints giant intertwined hands to symbolise "the largest human chain" around the world. Istanbul is the eighth step of the project which he began in June 2019.
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Opponents of a project to build a third runway at Heathrow airport react in front of Britain's Supreme Court after it ruled in favour of the plan, overturning a legal decision to block it on environmental grounds as the aviation industry looks to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
21 Jan 2021
The newly inaugurated US president has issued an executive order to cancel the controversial Canadian pipeline project approved by his predecessor. Joe Biden has said climate change will be a big focus of his presidency.
Lagos State government compensates owners of buildings to be affected by mass transit red line project
16 Apr 2021
Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has presented cheques to Project Affected Persons of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line Project.
19 Apr 2021
Football enthusiasts react in front of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium to the plans by six of England's biggest clubs to join forces with top Spanish and Italian sides to form the basis of a breakaway European Super League (ESL). The plans put forward by Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham have been hit by widespread condemnation by the UK government, governing bodies, fans and former players.
22 Apr 2021
The website for the failed European football Super League venture remains accessible on Wednesday 21 April, after most of the founding teams backed down from plans to form a breakaway competition, drawing the anger of FIFA, UEFA, politicians and especially, fans.
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It's the biggest legal consequence so far in the wake of the January 6 insurrection. Stewart Rhodes, who heads the Oath Keepers militia, has been found guilty of seeking to keep Donald Trump in power by carrying out a mob attack on the US Capitol. A conviction on sedition is very rare and carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail. We take a closer look.
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A court in Mozambique on Wednesday (November 30) started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.
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French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to the US is bringing simmering EU-US tensions over economic policy to the boil. At the heart of European criticisms are multi-billion-dollar economic support packages that could be perceived as giving the US an unfair advantage. Also in the show, the US Congress is heeding Joe Biden's call to do whatever it takes to avert a costly railroad shutdown. Plus, French butchers take to the streets to protest the rise in energy prices.
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On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
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The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
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Fifty-Five years after innocent Asaba indigenes were callously massacred in the fratricidal Nigerian Civil War, the first major show on this tragic contour opens today at Red Door Gallery, on Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The show ends on December 7, 2022.