Category archives for: Regional

BREAKING: Sudan refuses to transfer al-Bashir to ICC

Former Sudanese president Omar Al-Bashir

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – SUDAN has officially declined to hand over ousted president, Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for trial over alleged war crimes. The country’s envoy to the United Nations (UN) told the Security Council the former leader and his co-accused would only be tried […]

Hope of a better life for Zimbabwe’s street kids

Street kids

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – STREET children menacing major towns and cities in Zimbabwe are set for a new lease of life after the transformation of one of the oldest refugee centres into a rehabilitation centre. The move also brings to life the Chambuta refugee camp, situated in the southeastern […]

Distrust deters South Africa adoption of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LACK of understanding and trust are hindering South Africans from using cryptocurrencies. This is according to a report by a global cybersecurity company that reveals that while 34 percent of South Africans have some knowledge of cryptocurrencies, and there is a demand among many to use the technology, […]

Global interest in DRC mining industry

DRC mining

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 3 500 international mining experts and local stakeholders from more than 50 countries are to converge in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the country’s Mining Week. The event starts this Wednesday in Lubumbashi. Five country pavilions, from France, Germany, South […]

Funds secured for Angola landmine clearing exercise

Angola flag

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – ANGOLA has invested US$60 million to clear hundreds of minefields planted during the 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. This is part of a new conservation initiative between the government and charity organisations. However, an additional $60 million is required to clear all the […]

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