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EXCLUSIVE: US defends “sovereignty” of African states in use of coal and gas

Hwange Colliery

from SCOTT COURIER in Washington, United States WASHINGTON, (CAJ News) – THE lack of electricity in Africa has become a factor in Washington’s “war on terror” Good news millions who live off the grid, but the policy is set to draw fire from those opposed to fossil fuel. Two of the most senior voices in […]

Worshippers capture Boko Haram suicide bomber

Boko Haram suicide bomber

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – SOME worshippers have captured a female suicide bomber, in the process averting what could have been a devastating attack Northeast of Nigeria. The Nigerian Army confirmed the incident occurred at a mosque in village in the restive Yobe State. Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public […]

Trump, Putin in power play on the Horn

Chinese President Xi Jinping with US counterpart  Donald Trump

from SAID ABOUBAKER in Djibouti, Djibouti DJIBOUTI, (CAJ News) – THE United States and China are squaring up over military strength in Africa, but Russia may be set to upstage them both on the continent’s busiest sea lane. News agencies in Somaliland report that Moscow has “been in talks at some depth” with this unrecognised […]

Chaotic Zanu-PF polls raise doubts over credible elections

Profile picture for incumbent Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, former army general Constantino Chiwenga and deposed former First Lady Grace Mugabe

from MARCUS MUSHONGA & DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE shambolic primary elections by the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) have cast doubt the forthcoming general elections would be credible. ZANU-PF primaries this past weekend marred by embarrassing irregularities including vote buying allegations, violence, intimidation, exclusion of some aspiring […]

US, Australia anger over Chinese military

Chinese navy

from SAID ABOUBAKER in Djibouti, Djibouti DJIBOUTI, (CAJ News) – WASHINGTON and Canberra have raised alarm over Beijing’s naval ambitions in Africa and the Pacific, with one senator warning it could “place US security at risk”. Reports of a Chinese plan for military expansion across the developing world have come under attack after an Australian […]

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