Tullow Oil boss Rahul Dhir runs into opposition over his Capricorn merger plan
One after another, the shareholders of British energy company Capricorn are coming out against a merger they consider contrary to their interests.
Lawyers, entrepreneurs, military officers, researchers... while the presidential candidate's campaign has strong anti-immigration overtones, geared especially at those of African descent, that has not stopped him from gathering a posse of advisers used to dealing with those in power on the continent.
In December, six years on from the death of Trafigura's founder, his family sold its last remaining shares in the trading giant. This was a major transaction for the clan, which manages its assets via a family office registered in Switzerland.
The financing promised by Trafigura for a processing plant at the Mutoshi copper and cobalt mine is running late. Shiraz Virji, head of the company operating the mine, briefly took the trading company to court over the affair.