Articles by Matthew Bigg



A Mississippi Yankee in BP's Battered Court

  • 02 August 10
  • Reuters
Approachable. Down to earth. Well-liked, even by those who should be his enemies. He is also no stranger to hostile environments, having butted heads with an angry Russian government while running the TNK-BP joint venture. And, crucially, BP's incoming CEO Bob Dudley is American.

Inauguration Turns Page in Race Relations

  • 20 January 09
  • Reuters
Anyone looking for evidence of the change represented by the United States electing an African-American as president could start with the White House itself. It was built 200 years ago using black slave labor.

Police Clash With Students As Kenya Closes University

Aid Workers Search for 85,000 Zaire Refugees

Zairean Rebels Rebuff Offer To Take Part in Government

Refugee Trek Impeded by Zaire Unrest

Erupting Volcano Unlikely To Threaten Zaire Refugees

Tutsi Army Seizes Power In Burundi, War Feared