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Another suspect arrested for tragic Zimbabwe poll protests

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from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN authorities have revived a crackdown on perceived opposition party supporters after a man was arrested for allegedly participating in protests by disgruntled citizens during polls last month. Identified as Wellington Mariga, the latest suspected to be arrested has been charged with committing public violence. […]

South Sudan soldier on trial for shooting UN peakeeper


from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE South Sudanese soldier who shot and wounded a United Nations (UN) peacekeeper last weekend has been hauled before a military court. David Shearer, head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), confirmed the disciplinary proceedings against the radical soldier. The military man shot […]

Cameroon imposes curfew in troubled English regions


from ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – HUMAN rights groups have condemned the issuing of travel restrictions by government in the English-speaking volatile regions of Cameroon. The administration of President Paul Biya, through its regional delegate of transport in the Northwest region, effected the restrictions in the wake of protests against alleged […]

Huawei, Redington team up for Kenya ecosystem growth

Najib Balala (L), Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Steve Chege (C), Director Corporate Affairs at Safaricom and Stone He, Huawei Technologies Kenya Image provided

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI Technologies has partnered with Redington Gulf-a distributor of information technology (IT) and lifestyle products- to expand the ICT ecosystem in Kenya. The Framework Distribution Agreement will see Huawei work with Redington to provide cutting-edge equipment such as data centre facilities as well as IT […]

Contentious hotline leaves Kenya on the verge of xenophobia


from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – A controversial move by Kenya to address its immigration crisis – through a hotline number encouraging locals to report undocumented foreign nationals – has sparked fears of xenophobia and left the country violating its own constitution and international obligations. Late in August, the Immigration Department […]

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