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24 February 2018 10:56 AM S Africa's top court upholds Nigerian oil militant conviction

Johannesburg - South Africa's top court on Friday reinstated a 24 year prison sentence for a Nigerian oil militant convicted of a series of terror attacks in his home country eight years ago. Henry Okah was jailed in 2013 for masterminding a number of attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during independence 18

21 February 2018 3:54 PM Three militiamen killed in Libya car bomb attack

Benghazi - Three militiamen from forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar were killed on Wednesday in a car bomb attack in the central Waddan region, a militia spokesperson said. The blast - which was not immediately claimed by any group - wounded two others at a checkpoint on the road leading to Tripoli, some 500km to the north, said commander 29

19 February 2018 7:26 PM France urges UN top court to dump E Guinea case

The Hague - France accused Equatorial Guinea on Monday of wanting to "paralyse" French criminal procedure in a top-level corruption probe, as it urged judges to throw out a case against it before the UN's top court. Malabo has dragged Paris before the International Court of Justice in a bitter diplomatic row, accusing it of violating the diplomatic immunity 33

16 February 2018 4:41 PM JSE eases as investors take profit

Cape Town - JSE eased on Friday as investors took profit after the biggest one-day rally in three years. The All-Share consolidated was down 0.69%, the blue-chip Top 40 down 0.86%, financials down 1.18% and industrials down 0.56%. It was a mixed day for retail stocks as Lewis [JSE:LEW] and Italtile [JSE:ITE] closed higher, up 6.71% and 6.33% respectively 36

14 February 2018 6:05 PM JSE edges up slightly in cautious trade

Cape Town - The JSE edged up slightly in cautious trade on Wednesday, as the market waits in anticipation for President Jacob Zuma to resign by midnight or be removed by Parliament on Thursday in a vote of no confidence. The All-Share was up 0.33%, with the blue-chip Top 40 up 0.30%, industrials up by 0.80% and financials up 0.07%. This was countered 33

13 February 2018 8:35 PM Diego Novella claims he never behaved violently when intoxicated

Cape Town - The Guatemalan man accused of murdering US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban told the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday that he has never acted aggressively while under the influence of drugs. Last year the court heard that Diego Novella had taken cannabis oil and sceletium, a mood enhancing herb, before Alban's murder on June 29, 2015 at a Camps 27

13 February 2018 12:11 PM Official: US believes ex-Venezuela oil czar took bribes

Bogota – US prosecutors believe Venezuela's former oil czar and ambassador to the United Nations received bribes as part of an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme in that nation's oil industry, according to an official familiar with the US investigation. Rafael Ramirez is named as a bribe recipient although not charged in an indictment against other 32

11 February 2018 3:33 PM Gas explosion at Bolivia Carnival leaves 6 dead, 28 injured

La Paz - Police in Bolivia say six people were killed and dozens injured when a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the Carnival in the city of Orura. Deputy Commander Freddy Betancurt says the blast took place on a street parallel to where participants were making the folkloric entrance to Orura's Carnival, one of the most important 34

11 February 2018 1:08 PM Ministers are at summits, say spokespeople after tweeter spots Dubai airport signs

Johannesburg - Energy Minister David Mahlobo is attending a summit in Egypt, while Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi is at one in Dubai, their respective spokespeople said on Sunday following a Twitter user who said she spotted airport signs for them in Dubai. "Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi 31

11 February 2018 12:00 PM OPEC's oil price nightmare is already coming true – Gadfly

New York - The latest surge in US oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top of the producer pile. More important, it's starting to look as though at least half of OPEC's (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) nightmare scenario for 2018, a surge in shale output and slowdown in demand growth, is coming true. Last week's 46