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UN cops a blast ahead of climate talks

Lake Chad, photo by CAJ News Africa, Chad

from Special CAJ News Correspondent in Katowice, Poland KATOWICE, (CAJ News) – A SHRINKING lake, a growing coal program, snowstorms in the US and dithering in Canberra are just a few of the headaches for a United Nations summit on climate change, set to start on 3 December in the Polish town of Katowice. On […]

Nissan to establish car manufacturing plant in Ghana

Nissan logo

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – JAPANESE global automaker, Nissan, will within the next nine months establish an assembling plant in Ghana. The company plans to turn the country into its West Africa sales hub following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the government on Tuesday. “Building vehicles in Ghana […]

Despotic Djibouti a dragnet to Horn of Africa development

Djibouti's Doraleh seaport

from SAID ABOUBAKER in Djibouti, Djibouti DJIBOUTI, (CAJ News) – DESPITE its immense economic potential, owing to its strategic location, Djibouti risks becoming an island of poverty in a sea of wealth as investors make the most of a conducive atmosphere promoted by respective governments in the Horn of Africa region. The Horn of Africa, […]

Dubai “port” could change land-locked Africa

Container dock photo (free)

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – PLANS for an “inland container port” hold promise for Africa’s 16 countries without coastlines. But a lot depends on having the right neighbours. Ethiopia is to develop a container dock that will handle imports and exports for the region, even though it no […]

Billions invested in renewable energy to address SA power deficit

Solar energy storage plant

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Pofadder, Northern Cape POFADDER, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT and the private sector are investing billions of rands as South Africa makes the most of its abundance in renewable sources of energy and ultimately address erratic power supplies that are partly to blame for prevailing economic challenges. The country has vast clean energy sources as […]

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