7 hrs ago
re. Incidental stuff
I've created this thread just to park stuff in that is only tangentially-related to SOCO's interests and doesn't relate to any of the specific assets.
Mon May 20, 2013
re. Analysts reports
SOCO International plc is an international oil and gas exploration and production company.
Kenya: Govt Says Ruto's Jet Hired for Sh18.5 Million
The government has denied reports that it spent Sh100 million in hiring a private jet for Deputy President William Ruto to use on his four African nation tour.
Fri May 17, 2013
Kenya wants the Amison troops in Somalia expanded
Deputy President William Ruto said the instability in Somalia is piling pressure on Kenya's security situation.
New Market Study Published: SOCO International plc (SIA) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile
It undertakes the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The company has interests in Vietnam, the Democratic Republic of Congo , the Republic of Congo , and Angola.
World Bank VP for Africa heads to DR Congo
Mr Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's vice president for Africa, will arrive in Congo Brazzaville Monday, May 20, 2013 for a two-day working visit.
Wed May 15, 2013
Tullow invested $669 million in Ghana last year
As part of its commitment towards the socio-economic development of the country, Tullow Oil plc in 2012 invested $669 million as part of its corporate social responsibilities.
Mon May 13, 2013
International Monetary Fund
Republic of Congo: IMF Mission Concludes the 2013 Article IV Mission
An International Monetary Fund mission led by Mr. Mbuyamu Matungulu visited Brazzaville during April 29-May 13, 2013, to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations.
Rwanda: Ethiopian Airlines Opens Congo Market to Rwanda Products
Crop growers and traders will no longer have to struggle for the small domestic market following last week's launch cargo flights Congo Brazzaville.
Fri May 10, 2013
Change in number of shares and votes in PA Resources AB
In accordance with previously disclosed information, PA Resources has completed a reverse share split combined with a minor directed share issue for administrative reasons.
Wed May 08, 2013
Congo blast suspects held 'illegally'
DRC troops raped at least 97 women and 33 girls, some as young as 6, in the country's volatile east after they fled from advancing M23 rebels in late November, a UN report says.
Tue May 07, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
The Surprising Sartorial Culture Of Congolese 'Sapeurs'
In a poor city in a poor country on a poor continent, there is a group of people with a singular purpose: to look rich.
Sun May 05, 2013
South Africa: President Zuma Meets Congolese Counterpart
Today, on Friday 3 May 2013 President Zuma met with President Dennis Sassou N'Guesso, President of the Republic Congo , in Brazzaville.
Fri May 03, 2013
South African president, regional leaders meet to discuss Central African Republic
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - South African President Jacob Zuma met with regional leaders to discuss the fate of the Central African Republic, an impoverished country being run by rebels who seized the capital in March and proclaimed their leader president.
Thu May 02, 2013
Congo collective won't mention the war
They are young. They are skilled. They are fed up with the dark narrative international media keep reporting on their region.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
GOP scared of Hillary in 2016? Issa’s claims about Benghazi
Issa recently pointed to an April 19, 2012, cable acknowledging a request from the embassy in Libya for more security but insisting that a preplanned drawdown would continue.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Angola: Governors of Cabinda, Pointe-Noire Analyze Cooperation
The governor of the province of Cabinda , Aldina Matilde Dalomba, and Prefect of the Department of Pointe-Noire , Alexandre Honor Paka, began on Thursday, in the port city of Pointe-Noire, talks on the resumption of regular regional meetings of the Sub-Committees of Defence and Border Security at the regional level, with the aim of ever closer ... (more)
The Japan Times
African elephants pluck at Japan's heartstrings
Key targets: Unfortunately for this forest elephant in the Republic of Congo, its tusks make top-class shamisen bachi .
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Teachers arrested after peaceful strike in the Republic of Congo
Hilaire Eyima and Claude Nzingoula are only detained for standing up for their rights.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
PA Resources AB: PA Resourcesa Interim Report January - March 2013
At the end of March, an exploration well was spudded on the Carla South prospect in Block I in Equatorial Guinea.