Côte d’Ivoire and Equatorial Guinea elected to UN Security Council

In a single round of voting on Friday, the United Nations General Assembly elected Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru and Poland as non-permanent members of the Security Council for the next two years. They will fill seats to be … Read More

Can Africa dodge ‘curse’ of new oil wealth?

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Photo: energydz The Christian Science Monitor’s David J. Unger Is oil a blessing or a curse? That question will ripple across many African nations in the coming decade as technology and geology converge to unlock billions of barrels of oil … Read More