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France summons Italian ambassador to explain deputy PM’s ‘colonization’ remarks

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Eyebrow-raising remarks from Italy’s deputy prime minister, in which he blamed France for the migrant crisis, have reportedly earned the country’s ambassador to France a summons to explain the comments. On Sunday Luigi Di Maio, the deputy PM and leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, launched a scathing attack on France, which he accused Read More

Canaf announces full repayment of term loan and award of B-BBEE rating

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canaf Investments Inc., (TSXV: CAF), (“Canaf”) the Canada-registered mining related group, is pleased to announce the full repayment of its majority owned South African subsidiary’s term loan, and award of a Level 4 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment, (“B-BBEE”) rating. On 07 January 2019, Southern Coal (Pty) Ltd., Read More

South Africa considers bailing out crisis-hit neighbor Zimbabwe

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The spiraling economic meltdown in Zimbabwe has prompted South African authorities to think about extending short-term credit to Harare and helping it to write off a $7.4-billion external debt. In an interview with the Daily Maverick newspaper, South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said the two governments were discussing ways to settle Zimbabwe’s debt to Read More

Italian deputy PM calls on EU to sanction France for its 'continued colonization' of Africa

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The Italian deputy prime minister has blamed France for the European migrant crisis, accusing it of impoverishing African nations with “colonialist” policies. He promised to take the issue to the EU and other international bodies. Luigi Di Maio, leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and Italy’s Deputy PM, launched a scathing attack on France, Read More

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. – 2019 Beetaloo Drilling Programme – Rig Contract Signed

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FALCON OIL & GAS LTD. (“Falcon”) 2019 Beetaloo Drilling Programme – Rig Contract Signed 21 January 2019 – Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO, AIM: FOG, ESM: FAC) is very pleased to announce that Origin Energy B2 Pty Ltd. (“Origin”), our joint venture (“JV”) partner and Operator of the Beetaloo project, in the Northern Territory, Read More

Nigeria's state oil company seeks $4.1 billion to lift output

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By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo on 1/20/2019 Photo: Egina field, Total. ABUJA, Nigeria (Bloomberg) — Nigeria’s state-owned oil company said it’s in talks with financiers to raise as much as $4.1 billion and will seek to sign service deals to increase production from three leases. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., or NNPC, is in discussions with Lagos-based Read More

Bitter cold cancels some U.S. lunar eclipse festivities

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NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Many lunar eclipse festivities were canceled due to a flash freeze across the central and northeastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skies blamed by astronomers for spoiling the party. The first full moon of 2019 rises off the shore of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain January Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

Super Blood Wolf Moon: Your essential guide to rare lunar event

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Stargazers are in for an epic astronomical treat this weekend, when three cosmic elements merge to create a ‘super blood wolf moon’, something that’s only going to happen three times this century. Here’s RT’s guide to the rare lunar event. Why all these names A ‘wolf moon’ is the name given for a full moon Read More

From jail, crime bosses blow up bridges and set petrol stations on fire

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Petrol stations set alight, bridges blown up and police stations torched are just a few of the ways crime bosses in Brazil are flexing their muscles from within the confines of their prison walls. The recent orders of destruction from the powerful inmates came after authorities led a crackdown on living conditions for those behind Read More