European oil companies selling dirty fuel to Africa, report says

European oil companies selling dirty fuel to Africa, report says

European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent, a campaign group said Thursday. A three-year investigation published by Switzerland-based environmental and economic group Public Eye did not accuse oil companies of breaking any laws. But it charged several firms with using […]

France to end military operations in Central Africa in October

France to end military operations in Central Africa in October

  President Francois Hollande announced on Wednesday that France would end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October. “Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will go to the Central African Republic next October to officially declare the end of Operation Sangaris,” Hollande said at a reception at the defence ministry. Operation Sangaris was […]