Category archives for: Regional

Liquid receives $180 million for network expansion

Liquid Telecom

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LIQUID Telecom is to expand its high-speed broadband connectivity to some underserved African communities following an investment of $180 million by CDC Group, the United Kingdom development finance institution. The investment will enable Liquid Telecom expand its network to support Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem with high-speed internet and […]

Rape, survival sex increasing in unruly DRC

DRC flag

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – AT least 65 civilians have been raped during escalating clashes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the past month. An increase in the use of survival sex by young girls in affected regions has also been noted. The violations have been documented […]

Somalia battles overcrowding in capital city

Somalia on the verge of famine

from SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – MOGADISHU, the Somali capital, is now the most overcrowded city in Africa after conflict and natural disasters cause massive displacement to the area. The capital city is home to about 600 000 displaced people, most of whom live in informal camps, according to the Internal […]

ZANU-PF women endorse presidential age limits

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-Alliance) leader, Nelson Chamisa

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Esigodini, Zimbabwe ESIGODINI, (CAJ News) – THE Women’s League of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) has endorsed calls by liberation war veterans to increase the minimum presidential age limit from 40 to 52 years. The move is yet another strategy to scuttle ambitions by opposition leader, Nelson […]

US, India, Australia combine to push clean fossil fuel

Fossil energy, photo supplied

from ANDRZEJ KOWALCYK in Katowice, Poland  KATOWICE, (CAJ News) – FOR 10 minutes, yesterday, protestors chanted and danced a conga around the room where a White House team was hosting its key event at the UN summit on climate change. With cries of “Shame on you,” and “Keep it in the ground,” they waved banners and threatened to sue governments that […]

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