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Ghana Must Ensure Oil Benefits Country

September 25, 2010


Originally published in GlobalPost: TAKORADI, Ghana — A digital sign in the lobby of Tullow Oil’s office here reads 61 days — a countdown to the country’s first first oil. In November, Ghana will begin producing from its estimated 1.6 billion barrels of oil reserves. As oil workers prepare pipes for deepwater installation at the […]

Lessons From Somaliland

September 5, 2010


Originally published in GlobalPost: BUNGOMA, Kenya — These days, Somalia is known for two things: its pirates and its Islamic militants. When Al Shabaab, the extremist Islamic insurgents based in southern Somalia, claimed responsibility for the July bombings that killed 78 people in Kampala, international concern over the problem of Somalia spiked. Somalia’s transitional federal […]