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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 […]

Southern Africa benefits from enhanced Cloud offerings

South Africa Cloud migration

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) MICROSOFT and Zensar are set to make inroads in the growth areas of cloud, digital, big data, analytics, cyber-security and ecommerce in Southern Africa. This follows Zensar’s extension of its managed partner relationship with Microsoft in South Africa in the Global Systems Integrator (GSI) market. Indian firm Zensar is a […]

State agents fingered in grave CAR violations

CAR target

from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) BANGUI, (CAJ News) – STATE agents and rebel groups have perpetrated at least 55 human rights violations in the Central African Republic (CAR) over the past week. Twenty-eight violations have been blamed on armed rebel groups while 27 are attributed to government agents. The violations including […]

Justice sought for UN experts killed in Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations (UN) is demanding justice for its two human rights investigators killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a year ago. Experts Zaida Catalan (female, aged 36) and Michael Sharp (male, 34) were killed while investigating atrocities in the Kasai region. The […]

Metallon dismisses externalisation charge in Zimbabwe

Metallon Corporation

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Metallon Corporation has refuted media reports it externalised US$31 million from its operations in Zimbabwe. The allegations have been made through Zimbabwe’s biggest daily publication. Mzi Khumalo, Metallon chairman, said contents of the newspaper were “false” and “thoroughly misleading.” He said neither he nor the company […]

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