Kenya’s port of Lamu receives cargo

The aerial photo from May 16, 2021 shows an overview of the first berth at Lamu Port in Kenya. / Cui Weibao / Xinhua The Chinese newly built port of Lamu on the Kenyan coast has received the largest transshipment cargo for the Tanzania port of Zanzibar, a government official …

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Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is dead

His death comes two years after he resigned under pressure from mass protests and the army. Bouteflika, a veteran of the Algerian War of Independence, had ruled the North African country for two decades before resigning in April 2019 after street demonstrations rejected his plan to seek a fifth term. …

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We should not give up the offer to restore Kenya’s forest cover

A lumberjack uses a chainsaw to harvest wood from a full-grown tree in Kabaru Forest, which covers 13,349 hectares. [Mose Sammy, Standard] While global warming remains a major challenge, extreme weather events such as devastating floods and severe droughts have increased the incidence of food insecurity and livelihood loss in …

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Hapag-Lloyd brings competition to the busy Moroccan port

A Hapag-Lloyd boxship at the brand new Tanger Alliance TC3 terminal in the Tanger Med 2 port complex, January 2021 (file image courtesy of Contship Italia) Published 09/17/2021 3:24 PM by The maritime executive The German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it will set up a permanent operating base …

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