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Egypt and Israel sign $15 billion natural gas deal

 Israel has signed a multi-billion-dollar deal with Egypt to supply natural gas to the northeast African country over a span of ten years. Israeli energy company Delek Drilling and its US partner, Noble Energy, announced on Monday that they had signed a gas deal worth $15 billion with Egypt to supply a total of 64 […]

Commentary

Why Nigeria must trade more with South Africa – Akin Oyebode

 There is room for the exchange of ideas between South Africa and Nigeria; this according to Akin Oyebode, Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund. CNBC Africa caught up with him at a Business Round table in Lagos. Read more here.  

How Kenyatta has gone about stifling the free press in Kenya

  Kenya’s press must fight to protect its freedom. Thomas Mukoya/Reuters George Ogola, University of Central Lancashire In a move that has exposed Kenya’s fragile democracy, the government recently shut down the country’s three biggest TV stations. This unprecedented, unlawful and panicked response was supposed to ensure that there was no live coverage of the […]