2012-02-21 13:08:54BP Makes Opaque Payments for Oil Block As Petro-Lobby Seeks Weak Transparency Rules[Global Witness]
As oil industry lobbyists attempt to water down watershed transparency legislation in the United States and the European Union, Global Witness shows that BP has agreed to make multi-million dollar payments into obscure "social projects" controlled by the highly opaque state oil company of Angola as part of a deal to win oil exploration rights.
Wednesday, 01-28-15, 15:26Saharawi Political Prisoner Dies in Jail[SPS]El Aaiun -The Saharawi political prisoner, Abdelbagi Aliyen Antahah, on Monday died of torture inside the Moroccan Black Prison, said the Saharawi ministry of occupied territories, diaspora and rural areas.
Wednesday, 01-28-15, 15:22Algeria, Niger Reaffirm Support to UN Efforts for Self-Determination of Saharawi People[SPS]Algiers -Algeria and Niger reaffirm, in a joint statement issued on Tuesday at the end of the state visit of Niger's President MahamadouIssoufou to Algeria, at the invitation of President of the Republic AbdelazizBouteflika, their support to the efforts of the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to reach a mutually acceptable peaceful solution to the Western Sahara conflict."
Wednesday, 01-28-15, 14:47Government Programme 2015-2019 - Job Creation and Employability[Government of Mauritius]The public sector will witness the creation of a significant number of jobs over the next five years. In parallel, the private sector will, through various fiscal measures, participate actively in alleviating unemployment. The target is to create some 15,000 jobs annually.