Friday, 22 September 2017

SAP gives update on probe into South African business

By SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP, the global software company, will provide an update on investigations into alleged impropriety by its South African entity, in October. The company is accused of paying kickbacks to a company linked to the influential Gupta family to secure tenders with state-owned companies. SAP initiated an investigation spearheaded by international law […]

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Fragile Nigeria fracturing as ethnic eviction deadline nears

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – FEARS of a coup may have been allayed with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari after a lengthy absence due to ill health but the panic gripping delicate Nigeria has taken a new dimension as an ultimatum issued by the major ethnic group for other […]

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On-Premises system and Cloud-Hosted VoIP solution:The Pros and Cons of

By BITCO VOIP systems are increasingly popular in digitally-driven businesses, and offer huge advantages in the way of cost savings, improved efficiency, and offering an overall better customer and employee experience. Buying a VoIP telecoms system however can be challenging, and one of the first things your organisation will need to decide is whether a […]

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Jarana’s appointment as SAA CEO confirmed

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VUYANI Jarana will assume his duties as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the troubled South African Airways (SAA) in November. The decision follows the conclusion of negotiations with his current employer, Vodacom. He has been Chief Officer of Vodacom Business since September 2012. “We are pleased to announce that the […]

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What my trip to the Rainbow Nation tells me about our future

By STEVE TZIKAKIS SAP President EMEA South WE all face an exciting – but uncertain – time ahead. The disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will change every facet of work and life over the coming decades. We will need to confront global challenges such as the socio-economic effects of workplace automation. Climate change and the […]

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UN demands probe into peacekeeper’s killing in DRC

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE Security Council, a principal organ of the United Nations, has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the killing of peacekeepers in the country. A UN peacekeeper from Tanzania was killed and another injured on Sunday. The 15-member Security Council called on the […]

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Furore over Uganda presidential age-limit

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – UGANDAN must end their attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, a human rights organisation has said. The call by Amnesty International follows the arrests of the mayor of the capital city Kampala, Erias Lukwago, for allegedly preparing to protest against the proposed change. Some […]

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IoT on the spotlight at AfricaCom 2017

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE continent’s internet of things (IoT) capacity and potential will be on the spotlight at AfricaCom 2017, scheduled for Cape Town in November. Recognising the role IoT will play in redefining our world, especially across Africa (with anything from 12-billion 30-billion connected devices expected […]

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Sworn enemies SA, Zimbabwe revive soccer rivalry

From NDABENI MLOTHSWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO, (CAJ News) – BITTER rivals South Africa and Zimbabwe will resume their enmity on Sunday when they contest the final of the Council of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA) Women’s Championships. The epic final between the neighbouring countries will be played at the 40-000 capacity Barbourfields Stadium in […]

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World-renowned Malawi woman chief cracks whip on child marriages

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MALAWI has the unenviable reputation as the country with one of the highest rates of child marriages in the world. Some girls as young as nine have been forced mostly by families into these outlawed unions. In a country that has outlawed marriages below the age of 18, […]

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Mozambique paradox of plenty strikes with bloody consequence

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE resource curse has returned to haunt Mozambique with deadly consequences, this time pitting international mining companies and villagers resisting their uprooting from their areas the firms see as ripe for mineral extraction. The Moatize District in the western Tete Province is expected to become […]

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Malawi youngster’s ordeal in a forced marriage

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -AT the tender age of 18, Memory Kapinama’s life has come full circle having gone through both marriage and its annulment. She remembers vividly the day her childhood was disrupted while she was still aged 12. “I had come back from school midterm in 2012 when my parents told […]

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Journalists face death penalty in Cameroon crises

From ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – JOURNALISTS in Cameroon are facing the increasing threat of jail and death penalty for coverage of the Boko Haram terror group and the civil unrest by English-speaking communities. The crackdown on the press largely reporting on the government’s alleged laxity against the problems has left journalists too scared […]

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Thousands flee Congo warfare to Zambia

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – SEVERE fighting between rival ethnic groups and the Democratic Republic of Congo Army (FARDC) has displaced thousands of civilians southeast of the country. More than 5 000 of these have fled the border to Zambia. The inter-communal skirmishes feature the Luba villagers and Twa hunter-gatherers who have […]

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Mugabe followers allegedly punish disabled critics

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – SUPPORTERS of President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF are accused of brutalising disabled opposition followers ahead of elections scheduled for next year. Disabled people that choose to support the opposition are at risk of political violence such as harassment, sexual assault, physical assault, intimidation, physical and […]

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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Drugs, porn unearthed at al-Shabaab hideout

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYAN soldiers have found sexual paraphernalia and drugs during a raid at a terrorists’ hideout northeast of the country. The army said the alleged al-Shabaab members in the Boni Forest deserted the camp after the raid, leaving behind a trail of pornographic DVDs,condoms, several empty alcohol bottles […]

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Dutch e-learning specialist launches in South Africa

By TECHNOLOGY REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DUTCH-based learning technology company, aNewSpring, has expanded to South Africa. It has opened a new office in Johannesburg with exclusive distributor, New Leaf Technologies. Co-owner, Rene Persoon, previously announced the plans at the recently held E-learning Insights 2017 conference in Cape Town and Johannesburg. aNewSpring has been working with New […]

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Voice still outstrips data in business

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BUSINESSES have to invest in state-of-the-art voice services that will further their commercial objectives. The counsel by a local technology executive comes as the ratio of voice-based to data-based communication still leans heavily towards voice. “The lion’s share of commercial communication still takes place by people actually talking to each other. […]

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

New biometrics ecosystem tackles identity theft

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IDECO, the South African biometrics innovation leader, has unveiled its next generation identity assurance ecosystem aimed at curbing rampant identity theft costing organisations billions annually. The new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) ecosystem, designed to deliver fraud-proof trusted identity authentication, has been launched at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) […]

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Steinhoff a STAR listing on JSE

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – STEINHOFF Africa Retail (STAR) is the 14th company to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) this year. It listed on the Broadline Retailers sub sector, whose total market capitalisation is R91,5 billion (US$6,9 billion) nd contributes 1 percent to the overall market capitalisation of the exchange, on Monday. Prejelin Naggan, […]

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Landmark digital agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – IN a milestone digital milestone agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa, Baker Hughes has signed a deal for the provision of asset performance management (APM) software and services for  liquefied natural gas trains and related Balance of Plant (BoP) by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG). This deal marks […]

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Angola LNG, Glencore sign sales agreement

From NANDO AFONSO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – Angola Liquefied Natural Gas (ALNG) Limited and Glencore Energy UK have executed a global multiyear LNG sales agreement. ALNG will deliver LNG cargoes to Glencore at destinations around the world. ALNG said following on from the other sales agreements recently announced by ALNG, this was […]

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Pirates, Wits headline Absa Premiership games

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – RESURGENT Soweto giants, Orlando Pirates, who lead the 16-team Absa Premier Soccer League (PSL) table, will face their stiffest challenge thus far when they tackle defending champions Bidvest Wits on Saturday. The newly transformed Buccaneers will lead its bandwagon of supporters to Braamfontein’s Bidvest Wits Stadium against the Clever Boys in a […]

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Cyber crooks sustain malicious onslaught

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CYBER criminals are abusing office document software to profile potential victims for targeted attacks. Kaspersky Lab, the global cyber security company, has made the discovery. Its experts have discovered a feature in popular document-creation software that has been abused by attackers to launch successful targeted attacks. Using a […]

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Emerging women tech leaders heading to Silicon Valley

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 100 female emerging technology leaders from 20 countries are to undergo a five-week mentoring and professional development programme in the United States. The project will provide them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. […]

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Hundreds Sudanese killed, displaced after floods

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – PERSISTENT floods have left over 300 people dead and some 119 000 displaced in the war-torn South Sudan. The deaths are linked to subsequent water-borne diseases such as cholera. Heavy rainfall in 11 administrative regions of Aweil North and Aweil West of former Northern Bahr […]

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Congolese editor languishes in prison without trial

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – MEDIA groups are demanding the release of a Congolese editor jailed since January for publishing a statement by a former rebel leader. Security services arrested Ghys Fortuné Dombé Bemba in the capital Brazzaville. Public Prosecutor, André Oko Ngakala, charged the editor of “complicity in undermining […]

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Fights over water worsening Lake Chad conflict

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – REPEATED conflicts among nationals of different countries over control of the remaining water in the drying Lake Chad are worsening insecurity in the terror-prone region. Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria surround the Lake Chad Basin, which is considered one of the worst conflict zones in […]

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Play your part in building the Lighthouse of Mercy

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA BRETHREN and sisters in our Lord Jesus Christ, when the Holy Spirit of Jehovah God calls upon us to act, we must do so accurately, faithfully, promptly and positively for the spirit reigns supreme. Also, whenever things of Jehovah God, who is the Supreme Ruler of this universe and heaven, […]

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Revolutionising agriculture through urban farming

By HOWARD BLIGHT Founder of AGRICOLLEGES international ALL across Africa, populations are growing rapidly. Many people are vulnerable to malnutrition and other food-related diseases, limited healthcare and high rates of unemployment. The result is that more and more people are streaming towards cities hoping to find jobs and earning an income. According to the United Nations, […]

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Face of Zambia’s child activism takes kids molesters head-on

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – THE way Margaret Musonda captures the imagination of her audience the moment she opens her mouth, coupled with her infectious demeanour and composure, it is inconceivable she is only a teenager. With maturity, humility, wisdom and zeal that belie her age (17), such is her impact in a region […]

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China lauds SA for best special economic zone

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A CHINESE envoy has lauded the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in South Africa as the most successful such initiative in the continent. Songtian Lin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, described the SEZ located in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro in the Eastern Cape Province as […]

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MTN solution set to change face of conservation

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MTN is set to roll out its project aimed at curbing incessant poaching of rhino beyond South Africa. Executives hailed the impact of the project piloted Welgevonden Game Reserve project in the northern Limpopo Province. The initial planning began 23 months ago, and currently […]

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Monday, 18 September 2017

Collaboration key to effective healthcare in Africa

By SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A TECHNOLOGY expert has encouraged multifarious stakeholders to collaborate in a more efficient way to implement effective healthcare in Africa. Simon Carpenter, the expert, said collaborations would ensure the optimisation of scarce resources available while maximising the potential of a growing population. “I would argue that making healthcare […]

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Mauritius: The 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition Kicks Off


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Econet sued for $870 000 in alleged contractual breach

BY CHARLES LAITON HARARE – A local businessman has slapped Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile network operator, Econet Wireless, with a lawsuit of more than $870 000 after the firm allegedly stole his concept. Ignatius Munengwa is demanding damages claiming the operator appropriated his innovative concept conceived in 2011, enabling mobile phone subscribers to use their phones […]

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Orion Minerals lists on the JSE

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ORION Minerals, an Australian base metals firm, has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). With an active exploration and development programme in South Africa, it has listed in the Gold Mining sector, becoming the 13th firm to list on the bourse this year. […]

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Revived Kutumela enjoying new lease of life

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – REJUVENATED striker, Thabiso Kutumela, is eager to transform his imperious form in the Reserve League to the Absa Premiership. Almost forgotten after an unmemorable spell with Orlando Pirates in the past season, the Limpopo-born centre forward has struck a rich vein of form in the Multichoice-sponsored league. The […]

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Uganda a victim of its renowned refugee policy

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – AFTER years of a globally enviable status of the country with the most progressive refugee policy in the world, Uganda has reached a grim milestone as the country hosting the highest number of refugees in Africa amid indications it is reaching breaking point. The irony […]

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Dozens of Burundians killed in clashes with DRC forces

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations has demanded investigations into the killing of at least 30 Burundian refugees and asylum-seekers by security forces in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 100 victims were injured during the confrontations at Kamanyola in the dangerous eastern DRC. Witnesses said […]

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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Coega economic zone exceeds mid-year targets

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is anticipating new investors to contribute R343, 4 million (US$26 million) into the Eastern Cape economy. CDC, which released its mid-year investment performance report on Monday, highlighted it has signed eight new investors, higher than a target of three for the period. The […]

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Suspected Zimbabwe cop killers’ freedom bid flops

From MERCY MUJURU in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean High Court has dismissed a freedom bid by three opposition political party activists sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly murdering a police officer. Tungamirai Madzokere, Last Maengahama and Yvonne Musarurwa are serving the sentence at the fearsome Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison […]

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Media caught up in bloody Lesotho crisis

From TSOANELO MOKHAHLANE in Maseru, Lesotho MASERU, (CAJ News) – RIGHTS groups are demanding the release of a Lesotho radio station owner that authorities have closed amid the government’s crackdown on dissenting voices. Candi Ramainoane has been detained following the closure of MoAfrika FM last week. He has been charged with defamation amid a series […]

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Huge sigh of relief at SA’s extension of Zimbabweans’ permits

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE decision by the South African government to extend permits of Zimbabweans working, studying and operating businesses in the neighbouring country has come as a huge relief to thousands of the foreign nationals and millions back home relying on remittances sent from across the Limpopo. It ends […]

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Saturday, 16 September 2017

Bidvest hold Chiefs 1-1

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – Kaizer Chiefs’ impressive display came to a halt when held 1-1 by Bidvest Wits in a tightly contested Absa premiership match played at FNB Stadium on Saturday. First to score were Chiefs through veteran midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala in the first half before Bidvest Wits equalised in the regulation […]

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Friday, 15 September 2017

ZEP application marred by chaos

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE process to apply for new permits by thousands of Zimbabweans in South Africa has gotten off to a frustrating start. Some misinformed Zimbabweans have flocked the offices of the South African Department of Home Affairs and the VFS Global as the process to extend the permits of thousands of these nationals […]

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Outburst against SA could leave Nigeria in an embarrassing fix

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja & MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE alleged killing of a Nigerian man by South African police, which is turning out to be untrue, had indicated the recurrent diplomatic fallout between the two countries but startling revelations have emerged that could leave Nigeria with an egg on its […]

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City of darkness:Lengthy power cuts leave foreign-owned firms on their knees

By SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FOREIGN entrepreneurs have been left counting their losses after bearing the brunt of the lengthy power cuts in Johannesburg, the South African city which also the economic hub of the continent. The foreign entrepreneurs, who mostly run some informal enterprises, dominate the economic scene in the central business […]

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Worst tragedies inspire best Ghana empowerment scheme

From RUSSEL ADADEVOH IN Accra, Ghana  ACCRA, (CAJ News) – LOSING 13 siblings to sickness and hunger rates among the worst horrors any youngster can ever go through. That, exacerbated by the hardships of growing up in a poverty-stricken, polygamous family going to bed on an empty stomach or sleeping without a roof over their head, […]

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AfricaCom20: digital disruption equals digital democracy

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – ACKNOWLEDGING the role financial technology is playing in redefining financial boundaries and opportunity, AfricaCom 2017 has added a specific track focusing on Africa’s financial digital fluency. A host of talks, presentations, case studies and prospects around fintech and e-commerce will debut at the event scheduled for […]

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Australia’s Orion Minerals JSE listing confirmed

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE sound of the African kudu horn will echo as the Johannesburg Stock Exchange celebrates the listing of Orion Minerals on the main board on Monday. Orion Minerals is an Australian minerals exploration company focussing on zinc, copper, nickel, gold and platinum-group elements in South Africa and Australia. The company aims to deliver […]

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Sierra Leone in great distress after mudslides

From TETEH KAMARA in Freetown, Sierra Leone FREETOWN, (CAJ News) – HUNDREDS of survivors in Sierra Leone have developed mental disorders as they struggle to come to terms with mudslides whose death toll is estimated at 1 000. A month after the disaster, over 800 people are still missing and buried in the rubble. Other corpses have been […]

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Zimbabwe’s war vets to vote against Mugabe

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S former liberation fighters have given President Robert Mugabe an ultimatum to announce his successor or lose their vote in the 2018 watershed elections. The veterans, whose membership is estimated at 30 000, are opposed to the candidature of Mugabe (93) who is seeking another […]

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Thursday, 14 September 2017

Technology proposed to thwart rising mall crimes

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS have proposed network video technology to enhance the security of mall store customers and staff as crime peaks ahead of the festive season. These crimes have been reported around South African malls in such regions as Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape. Axis Communications said video […]

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Online marking a resounding success in SA

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Independent Examinations Board (IEB) is satisfied with the pilot project on online marking technology. This has been incorporated for the marking of the Life Orientation (LO) Common Assessment, written by 11 500 matric students countrywide. CSX Customer Services, a Metrofile Holdings company, a specialist solutions and […]

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Rebellion wrecks HIV efforts in CAR

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – RAGING violence is threatening a successful programme for HIV/Aids patients in the Central African Republic. Recent attacks on Zemio, in the southeast have led to the closure of the sole hospital and forced almost the entire population to flee. The fleeing members include doctors and […]

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Philips sets Africa LED expo alight in Johannesburg

Business Reporter JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PHILIPS Lighting is showcasing its best light-emitting diode (LED) solutions at the Africa LED expo in South Africa. The event is at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Reggie Nxumalo, General Manager of Philips Lighting, Southern Africa, said the rapid pace of innovation coupled with the tremendous adoption of […]

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Government critic survives assassination attempt

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – CIVIL society organisations are worried at the constraining freedom of expression and association in Tanzania. The concern comes after an outspoken government critic survived an assassination attempt. Unidentified assailants attacked Tundu Lissu, the opposition lawmaker, near his home in the capital Dodoma as he returned […]

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MTN optimising network quality in South Africa

Business Reporter JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa is optimising network quality in major cities across South Africa with Rustenburg, northwest of the country, now covered by the firm’s rollout of LTE (4G) network. The increased LTE coverage in the mining town was achieved through re-farming of existing spectrum. The LTE activation followed significant […]

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Facebook promotes online safety in SA, Zimbabwe

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FACEBOOK has highlighted its commitment to online safety in South Africa and Zimbabwe. As part of its ongoing efforts in understanding and positively contributing to the African internet eco-system, a team from the company will be working with a number of organizations including local governments, policy makers and […]

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Kenya student nabbed for American pistol

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE safety of learners in Kenyan schools is again under the spotlight following the arrest of a Form Four (Grade 11) scholar for possessing an illegal firearm. The 17-year-old has been arrested in Homa Bay County west of the country. Police allege he used the […]

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Over 150 civilians massacred in DRC conflic

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – SOME 23 children are among more than 150 civilians killed over the past month as the human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo deteriorate. About 70 victims have been raped. A significant number of violations are blamed on the national army, which is struggling to […]

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Chiefs burst City bubbles

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town, CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SUPERCHARGED Kaizer Chiefs humiliated Cape Town City 2-0 in a tightly contested Absa premiership match played at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night. The victory gave Chiefs the highly anticipated three crucial points to restore their chances of making an impact this season. A […]

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Five ways you can help SAP Africa Code Week spread digital literacy across the entire African continent

FACT: Africa is the youngest population in the world; it comprises of more than 103 billion people and has the opportunity to be the fastest growing digital consumer market on the planet. The digital economy is here but companies are struggling to fill positions with employees who possess the right digital skills. Earlier last year, […]

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New Nigeria champs Plateau savour historic triumph

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE curtain has come down a thrilling 2016/17 Nigerian Professional Football League 2016/17 with Plateau United crowned the 19th league champions. The side amassed 66 points from after the 38-match marathon. They finished ahead of Lagos’ Mountain of Fire and Miracles. “We are very excited […]

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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Chiefs burst City bubbles

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town, CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SUPERCHARGED Kaizer Chiefs humiliated Cape Town City 2-0 in a tightly contested Absa premiership match played at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night. The victory gave Chiefs the highly anticipated three crucial points to restore their chances of making an impact this season. A […]

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Five ways you can help SAP Africa Code Week spread digital literacy across the entire African continent

FACT: Africa is the youngest population in the world; it comprises of more than 103 billion people and has the opportunity to be the fastest growing digital consumer market on the planet. The digital economy is here but companies are struggling to fill positions with employees who possess the right digital skills. Earlier last year, […]

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New Nigeria champs Plateau savour historic triumph

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE curtain has come down a thrilling 2016/17 Nigerian Professional Football League 2016/17 with Plateau United crowned the 19th league champions. The side amassed 66 points from after the 38-match marathon. They finished ahead of Lagos’ Mountain of Fire and Miracles. “We are very excited […]

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Purple shapes future banking landscape for entrepreneurs

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DESPITE South Africa’s economic success increasingly driven by entrepreneurs, who will be the engine room for growth and job creation, current traditional banking models are often overlooking or under-servicing the sector. To counter this, Standard Bank, has developed Purple, a unique proposition that leverages universal financial services in […]

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