A saline lake in Ethiopia that’s baffled scientists by its 15-fold growth threatens to spill into the nation’s longest river and damage plans by Africa’s biggest coffee grower to become a commodities powerhouse.
Sudanese authorities freed seven political prisoners hours after President Umar al-Bashir announced an amnesty, while opposition officials urged further action to prove the government’s commitment to reform.
South Sudan, which is resuming oil output halted 14 months ago, may take as long as a year to reach pre-shutdown production levels because of possible damage to equipment, said analysts including Paul Tossetti at PFC Energy.
Justin Rosenblatt plans to fork over $2,000 this month for a Roberto Coin stackable ring, Sonya Renee monogram necklaces and Wendy Mink hoop earrings for his wife and friends. That’s twice what he spent on sparkle last year.