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Rights violations persist under new DRC leader

Newly elected DRC leader Felix Tshisekedi

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – CRITICS believe the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has not changed much a year into the reign of new President Felix Tshisekedi. He succeeded longtime leader, Joseph Kabila, at a time the country suffered some of its worst human rights […]

Anxiety over more Burundi mass graves

Rwanda genocide

from OMEGA SSUUNA in Bujumbura, Burundi BUJUMBURA, (CAJ News) – THE recent documentation of 4 000 mass graves containing 142 505 corpses has reiterated calls for investigations of all human rights violations and abuses in Burundi. Burundi’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (known locally as CVR) disclosed the findings last week a mass grave in the […]

Morocco, South Africa fallout spills to sport

Morocco-South-Africa rivalry continues

from MTHOKOZISI DUBE in Casablanca, Morocco CASABLANCA, (CAJ News) – MOROCCO is undeterred by the diplomatic controversy leading up to its hosting the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations next Tuesday. The continent’s top indoor football nations will converge in the North African country for the tournament that will see three teams book their participation at […]

UK seeking bigger trade ties with Africa

On the centre is British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson with 16 African leaders at the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. Photo by Nick Wilson, CAJ News London.

from NICK WILSON in London, England England Correspondent LONDON, (CAJ News) – THE United Kingdom (UK) will abolish its policy on climate change, enhance investment in renewable energy and mobilise private sector investment in quality infrastructure in Africa, as it deepens economic ties with the continent. These announcements follow the oversubscribed opening ceremony of the […]

Kidnappers killing for ransom arrested in Nigeria

Nigeria navy arrests gang of kidnappers, bandits and rustlers. Photo by Vanguard News

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Navy has arrested nine suspects behind the killing of captives whose families failed to pay ransom for their release. They have been arrested north of the volatile country following surveillance for over four months. Suspects have been named as Monore Abu, Abdullahi Adamu, […]

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