1 Oct 2021
Traditionally, the hills of eastern Rwanda were a place for growing coffee, sweet potatoes, sugar cane and bananas. But in recent years, new plants have also appeared, such as patchouli, geranium and eucalyptus. Whole villages have begun to transform them into essential oils, helping lift many inhabitants out of poverty. And demand is booming for these wellness products worldwide. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot.
7 Jul 2021
Powerful investors are demanding climate action from oil and gas giants for the sake of their bottom lines as well as the planet.
7 Jul 2021
The price of oil has hit its highest level in three years after the oil cartel OPEC and its allies called off planned talks on Monday over changes to global supplies. Russia and Saudi Arabia had been pushing to increase production after last year's supply cuts, but the United Arab Emirates disagreed. News that the virtual meeting had been abandoned sent oil prices higher in early trading on Tuesday. Also today, we look at how a shortage of rental cars is impacting holidaymakers in France.
3 Jul 2021
The Ogoniland area of southern Nigeria is one of the most polluted places on Earth. The crops are burnt to a cinder, ash and tar smother the land and the wells are polluted with oil, making the water totally undrinkable. Entire communities have suffered as their way of life has been destroyed by the oil industry. Our reporters take you to Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, where pollution has become the norm.
29 Jun 2021
Stakeholders in Nigeria's food industry have committed to large-scale food fortification as a means to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in staple foods in Nigeria.
11 Jun 2021
Nigeria LNG has signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPAs) with off-takers for the supply of domestic liquefied natural gas. Tony Attah, the Managing Director of NLNG, announced this during the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit on Tuesday.
18 May 2021
ReconAfrica has said it struck a massive oil field in northern Namibia. But locals said they were not properly consulted about the drilling, and environmentalists fear an oil boom could threaten the Okavango Delta.
15 Apr 2021
Ugandans are making disparaging comments on social media about the multibillion-dollar oil pipeline deal that the country has signed with Tanzania and Total. The secrecy surrounding it has raised fears of corruption.
28 Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia's state-backed oil company Aramco announced a heavy slump in profits, as the global coronavirus pandemic takes its economic toll.
11 Feb 2021
OPEC+ members, including Russia, have been diligently sticking to their production quotas amid the extraordinary shock unleashed by the pandemic. Some of them might now be tempted to throw compliance out of the window.
3 Feb 2021
As a result of oil production cuts, price instability, and disruptions in the oil supply chain, the case for diversification has intensified in Nigeria, which is why the current administration is making attempts to diversify Africa's largest economy away from crude to gold. How successful will the new quest be?
28 Jan 2021
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