Shunned by majors, Freetown banks on Roger Tamraz's NetOil
The Sierra Leonean authorities want to conclude negotiations with the junior NetOil by December for the allocation of eleven offshore blocks.
Sierra Leone NGO Marginalised Affected Property Owners, which is taking legal action in the country against Beny Steinmetz Group Resources to obtain recognition of the environmental and social damage caused by its Koidu diamond mine, has asked a US court to give it access to documents it hopes will help it win its case.
The bank has provided a $100.81 million guarantee for a wind farm in Djibouti through the Mauritian-registered Djibouti Wind Co. The Djiboutian sovereign wealth fund Great Horn Investment Holding is financing the project, together with the Africa Finance Corp, Dutch development bank FMO and the Climate Fund Managers fund.