Middle East group to build ships in Angola

Privinvest, the Middle East based shipbuilding group, is to start a major shipbuilding and maritime economy programme with the Republic of Angola. The programme will initially see Privinvest provide a range of vessels for the Angolan Navy. In parallel, Privinvest together with Simportex, will develop and operate a shipyard in Angola. This shipyard will have modern facilities and […]

Kenya: Jihadists vanish after turning themselves in

Musa Rashid had fought for a year with the Somali jihadist group al-Shabab until, disillusioned, he returned home to Kenya. Part of the lure was a government amnesty for those who renounced violence, and the promise of support to settle back into his Majengo neighbourhood, a low-income suburb of the capital, Nairobi. Rashid, 40, saw […]