Tullow Oil Plc said that after five consecutive oil finds, Kenya has taken the lead as the focus of its exploration campaigns.
Chariot Oil & Gas Ltd., a U.K. energy explorer in Africa, said it’s continuing to search for oil in Namibia even after competitors failed to find crude.
Guinea will step up monitoring of small boats to stop unlicensed shark fishing after a report it shipped a record number of the predators’ fins to Hong Kong last year.
Mauritania will hold its first legislative and municipal elections since 2006 tomorrow that most opposition parties are boycotting because they believe the vote won’t be fair.
Desert locusts are grouping in Mauritania, Sudan and Yemen, with the risk of a “potentially dangerous” situation in coming months, the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization said.
Guinea led in shipping unreported catches of shark fins to Hong Kong, where the fish parts are sold for as much as $700 a kilogram, according to a report by conservation group Oceana.
The World Bank and the European Union plan to invest as much as $8 billion in hydro power, agriculture and health projects in Africa’s Sahel.
Gamesa Corp. Tecnologica SA, Spain’s largest wind-turbine maker, signed a deal to supply as much as 285 megawatts of machines to TuuliWatti Oy, the second framework agreement in 13 months with the Finnish developer.
Tullow Oil Plc, the U.K. explorer with the most African licenses, will expand in Mauritania after the success of the Jubilee field in Ghana.
Chariot Oil & Gas Ltd., a U.K. explorer focused on West Africa, will sell stakes in fields off Namibia and Mauritania to help fund drilling costs next year.