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Feb 13, 2008 Chad: Civilians at Risk, Outside Roles at Issue
"The Chadian civil war is often described as a "spillover" from
Darfur. That is a simplification. Darfur's war actually began as a
spillover from Chad more than twenty years ago and the two
conflicts have been entangled ever since." - Alex De Waal
Oct 3, 2005 Africa: Whose Energy Future?
With oil prices rising worldwide, African oil-producing countries
are expecting windfall earnings. Global oil companies and consuming
countries are giving even greater attention to Africa's oil. The
World Petroleum Congress, held last month in Africa for the first
time, in Sandton, South Africa, celebrated the potential. But a new
report from South Africa's groundWork questions the fundamental
structure of the oil industry on the continent.
Feb 20, 2005 Chad: Oil Transparency Loopholes
Oil revenues for Chad are now beginning to increase rapidly from
the long-debated "model project" involving World Bank financing, a
pipeline through Cameroon, and a consortium of major oil companies.
A new report from two U.S.-based groups says the mechanisms for
transparency and accountability, while welcome, are still full of
Apr 13, 2004 Africa: World Bank Industry Review
Recent Bulletins on Continent-Wide Issues
November 18, 2013 Africa: Time to Pay for Climate "Loss and Damage"
November 12, 2013 Africa: Digital Divide to Power Divide
November 9, 2013 Africa: Monopolizing Maize
October 18, 2013 Africa: Whose "Africa Rising"?
October 11, 2013 Africa: AU and the International Criminal Court
Oct 6, 2013 Africa: Migrant Deaths at Sea
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