The theft of rhino horns from steel safes belonging to the national parks department in South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga is the biggest of its kind in the country, a police department said.
Azerbaijan’s state oil company, known as Socar, is in the final stages of negotiations for a $3.5 billion loan to help build a refinery in Turkey, said Kenan Yavuz, chief executive for the company’s Turkish unit.
Thuli Madonsela used to be a loyal member of South Africa’s African National Congress. Now she’s at loggerheads with the ruling party after exposing alleged wrongdoing by top politicians including President Jacob Zuma.
A planned commuter train for Ivory Coast’s commercial capital of Abidjan will cost as much as 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) to build and will be ready in 2020, according to the nation’s Ministry of Transport.