Fossil fuels typically don’t leap to mind as carbon-cutting alternative energy sources. Yet in Sudan's North Darfur region, liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, is helping reduce carbon emissions, plus saving lives and money.
Members of Sudan’s security forces have participated in large-scale attacks that killed more than 500 people since January near a gold-rich area of the western region of Darfur, Amnesty International said.
Kuwaiti shares gained, sending the benchmark index to the highest level since January 2011 amid optimism the government will revive a $110 billion investment plan to boost economic growth in the OPEC member.
Sudan is drilling its first oil well in the western region of Darfur, the site of a seven-year war, as part of its bid to boost output in sub-Saharan Africa’s third-biggest producer of crude, the petroleum minister said.