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Cities across Africa face threat of landslides like Sierra Leone.

Source: Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, World Natural and human factors made Sierra Leone's capital vulnerable to a landslide that killed more than 400 people this week: heavy rain, deforested land and communities forced by overcrowding to live on steep ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

China's Chalco plans $500m investment in Guinea bauxite project.

Aluminium Corp of China plans to invest $500 million in a project to produce bauxite, used to make aluminium, in Guinea starting next year, the mines ministry said. The deal comes after a trip by the Guinean mines minister, Abdoulaye Magassouba, to China and follows other major Chinese investments in the resource-rich ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Israel detains diamond magnate in money laundering probe.

Israeli police on Monday detained diamond magnate Beny Steinmetz and four others as part of an international money laundering investigation, authorities said. Tal Silberstein, an adviser to Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, was also among those detained, as was the acting chairman of Israeli telecommunications firm Bezeq. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Egypt- Shoukry discusses bilateral relations with Guinean counterpart.

Egypt- Shoukry discusses bilateral relations with Guinean counterpart...


OPEC Deal In Jeopardy As Exempted Nations Boost Output.

All data below is based on the latest OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report. All data is through July 2017 and is in thousand barrels per day. The above chart does not include the 14th member of OPEC that was just added, Equatorial Guinea. I do not have historical data for Equatorial Guinea so I may not add them at all. It ...

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Guinean Filmmaker Paul Théa Speaks About His 'Slave Route' Project.

"We are the first to propose a museum about slavery in Guinea, and to include the story of the slaves in South Carolina," says the filmmaker.

- Global Voices - US

Further mass protests demanding Guinean local elections likely to cause major cargo disruption around capital port.

Event Tens of thousands of protesters took part in a demonstration on 2 August in the Guinean capital Conakry to demand long-overdue local elections, which were last held in 2005. The opposition and government signed an agreement in October 2016 to hold polls in February 2017, but no definite date

- Jane’s - US