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ANALYSIS: Another twist in the Simandou saga

After years of legal wrangling, seismic corruption scandals and a military coup, Rio Tinto has decided to abandon its plans to develop the Simandou iron ore mine in Guinea.

Liberia: palm oil to become key export

The Liberian government predicts that palm oil will replace iron ore as one of the country’s main export commodities after prices for the base metal collapsed over the past three years.…

Liberia to raise $1.3bn to boost economy

Liberia will attempt to raise $1.3bn to boost the economy following the 2014 Ebola epidemic and a decline in its key export commodities, according to the finance minister. …