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Boat attack kills five oil-field guards
Mark Antelme said Wednesday that the attack happened late Tuesday night at the Moudi offshore oil field, which abuts Nigerian territorial waters. The dead included three Cameroonian soldiers and two civilian security contractors, he said.
Militants in oil-rich Nigeria have raided two offshore oil rigs in recent days. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
Emergency declared in postelection riots
Armed forces chief Nouhou Thiam read the decree Wednesday on state television. He said the decree prohibits civilians from circulating on the streets, but did not give details. He said that only military and security forces will have unrestricted movement.
Mr. Thiam said the decree will hold until the Supreme Court declares final results from the Nov. 7 vote. They have eight days to do so after results were announced late Monday, allowing a decision by next week.
Presidential candidate Alpha Conde, a Malinke, was declared the winner in the runoff, prompting Peul supporters of his opponent, Cellou Dalein Diallo, to riot. They burned tires, barricaded roads and destroyed the homes and businesses of Malinke neighbors.
British to pour in money for investment
NAIROBI | The head of Britain’s overseas investment arm says the corporation will invest about $300 million a year in coming years in African companies because the continent is registering high economic growth and it has become easier to conduct business in Africa.
By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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