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Vale's former iron man sets sights on Africa

LONDON (Reuters) - At the helm of Brazil's Vale <VALE5.SA> for a decade, Roger Agnelli turned the conservative iron ore producer into a global heavyweight. Now, he is back in the game.Full story

Mozambican tribal queen stands up to Rio Tinto over land

CAPANGA, Mozambique (Reuters) - For Mozambican tribal queen Zoria Macajo, the thatched-hut village of Capanga, nestled in the hills above the Zambezi river, has been her family's home for generations. Full story

Vale partner says Guinea seeks to seize iron ore rights

DAKAR/LONDON (Reuters) - The mining arm of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz's business empire has accused the government of Guinea of seeking to "illegally seize" its assets through a probe into how it won rights to mine part of a major iron ore deposit. Full story

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Former Vale CEO Roger Agnelli poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters in London
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Former Vale CEO Roger Agnelli poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters in London April 19, 2013. At the helm of Brazil's Vale for a decade, Agnelli turned the conservative iron ore producer into a global heavyweight. Now, the one-time banker is back in the game. Photograph taken April

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