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Five newcomers in Champions League group stage

Confederation of African Football (CAF)

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – THE Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has congratulated Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) on becoming the first side from the country to qualify for the group stage of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League. The Kasasiro Boys (Garbage collectors) beat Ethiopia’s Saint […]

Rebels recruit kids into Mali warfare

child soldiers DRC

From RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – REBEL groups have recruited hundreds of children into their ranks, which is among grave child rights violations in the explosive central and northern regions of Mali. The recruitment and use of children was the most documented grave violation of the 748 allegations received by the […]

Lethal crackdown sparks Ethiopians exodus to Kenya

Ethiopia Cross-border conflict uproots 4 000 in

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 8 000 Ethiopians have fled to Kenya in the wake of an erroneous, deadly crackdown by the military against civilians. Last week, the Ethiopian security forces opened fire on the civilian population in the Oromia region neighbouring Kenya, killing at least 13 people, […]

Many killed, thousands injured in Libya tribal clashes

Libya tribal clashes

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – AT least 13 people have been killed and 60 others injured during communal clashes southwest of the volatile Libya. More than 870 households have been displaced during the clashes ongoing between members of the Tebu and Awlad Suleiman communities in the Sebha city. At least […]

EU investment to decongest port of Mombasa


From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE capacity of Mombasa, East Africa’s principal port, will soon increase after an investment of €1,46 billion by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to cut time lost in traffic jams and congested ports. The funding announced in Luxembourg on Thursday will also improve sustainable local […]

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