Sierra Leone: deadly fuel explosion

Brussels 06.11.2021 A massive explosion at a petrol station in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, killed at least 80 people, burning people in cars and streets nearby, a rescue worker and nurse said Saturday, November 6. #UPDATE At least 80 people have been killed in an explosion at a fuel depot in Sierra Leone's…

Ethiopia Millenium Dam causes tensions

Government of Sudan rejected Ethiopia’s proposal to sign an initial agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and now expressed readiness to resume U.S.-led talks on the project. #Ethiopia: Bir. Gen. Tesfaye Temesgen, Deputy Commander of #ENDF Western Command, says the army is undertaking multi-faceted tasks to ensure the construction of #GERD continues smoothly….

Tshisekedi aims at peaceful power transfer

Envoys of a leading Congolese presidential candidate, Felix Tshisekedi, have met with incumbent President Joseph Kabila’s staff to ensure a peaceful transfer of power, Tshisekedi’s aids said. Supporters of Felix Tshisekedi, UDPS opposition candidate, wait for election results in #Kinshasa #DRCVideo credit @cyrus_nhara pic.twitter.com/rWgfff7Kh8 — harumutasa/aljazeera (@harumutasa) January 8, 2019 President Kabila’s staff, however, denied…

Russia to invest in windmills

Gazprombank will provide a loan of 64.6 billion rubles ($1.1 billion) to the Rosatom state nuclear corporation for the wind farms construction in Russia, according to the Rosatom procurement website, Russian Radio Sputnik reports. VetroOGK, part of Rosatom, will attract 64.6 billion rubles from Gazprombank in two tranches. The amount of the first tranche is to stand at 57.4 billion rubles,…