Archive for: August, 2018

Kenya emerges the next frontier of mining

KENYA Revenue Authority

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE mining industry is tipped to contribute significantly to the Kenyan Government’s Big Four Agenda. Manufacturing, universal healthcare, affordable housing and food security are the pillars of the economic plan. The mineral industry provides key raw materials for at least three of these pillars. The […]

VW expands Africa presences with Ghana MoU signing

VW

From RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – VOLKSWAGEN is to establish a vehicle assembly facility and assess the feasibility of a modern Mobility Concept for Ghana, as part of its expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa. The first locally assembled vehicles are planned to be on local streets in early 2019. Volkswagen has signed a Memorandum of […]

Mnangagwa’s government must halt disappearance of opponents

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – HUMAN rights groups have requested the new administration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa to prevent enforced disappearances of government critics and opposition members in Zimbabwe. Advocates appealed to authorities to make all perpetrators accountable and compensate survivors and victims of enforced disappearances. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human […]

Nigerian army eliminates Boko Haram terrorists

nigerian army sentencing

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – FOUR suspected Boko Haram members have been killed following encounters with the Nigerian Army northeast of the terror-prone country. Three suspects were killed as they staged an ambush along a highway in the restive Borno State. The state is worst affected by terrorism. Army officials […]

Scores dead in renewed Libya clashes

Libya civil war

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – AN unknown number of civilians have been killed and dozens injured during armed confrontations in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, this week. Many have been killed while making their way to health facilities. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said it had helped treat […]

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