Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Nonge appointed new MTN Digital chief

T Nonge’s appointment will be effective September 1. Mteto Nyati, MTN SA Chief Executive Officer, says the company is strengthening its executive team. “MTN is delighted to bring on board a candidate of Nonge’s calibre. The appointment of Nonge gives expression to our recruitment strategy of attracting talent from across the broad range of industries. […]

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Fake medicines takes toll on African lives

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – WITH 100 000 deaths linked to the trend in Africa annually, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is worried by the prevalence of fake medicines and medical products sold at street corners, open air markets and unregulated websites in several countries in the continent. […]

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UN seen failing to protect vulnerable S. Sudanese

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been accused of failure to protect vulnerable civilians amid the deadly violence in the world’s newest country worsening. The killings have persisted despite the heavy presence of a relatively large peacekeeping force in the capital Juba. […]

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Pakistan caged for gruesome rape of Malawi girl

From MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – LILOLNGWE, (CAJ News) MALAWI police have detained a Pakistani businessman for allegedly raping a teenage girl and hiding her body in a dysfunctional deep freezer. The suspect, Raja Zeeshan (33), was arrested on allegations that he defiled the 15-year-old girl a number of times over […]

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Facebook encourages African women’s businesses

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FACEBOOK is supporting and sponsoring She Leads Africa, an African enterprise and women’s business-focused movement, to help ensure female entrepreneurs and professionals across the world unlock their full potential. The just-ended four-day event took place at Facebook HQ in London and featured some of the city’s leading African and […]

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MTN to empower SA with lucrative Zakhele Futhi

zakTINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN said the implement a new R9,9 billion Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Transaction, MTN Zakhele Futhi, highlighted its commitment to the fundamentals of transformation and empowerment in South Africa. The MTN Zakhele Futhi Offer is expected to be launched on September 12, and will close on October 21. […]

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Monday, 22 August 2016

Nigeria key to Africa beauty industry boom

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MAJOR players in the global beauty and cosmetics industry are making the most of the boom projected for the industry in sub-Saharan Africa, a continent seen as the “next frontier” in the sector. Thanks to a burgeoning population expected to double to 2,4 billion in 2050, rising middle class […]

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Ford promotes regional wildlife conservation

MTHULISI SIBANDA PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – THE Ford Motor Company has approved a US$25 000 grant to the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (VFWT) in Zimbabwe to promote wildlife conservation throughout the region. The project is located in the town of Victoria Falls in north-west Zimbabwe, named after the world-famous waterfall on the Zambezi River that […]

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Open defecation kills hundreds in Ghana

From RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – HUNDREDS of Ghanaians are dying every year because of the prevalence of open defecation, a practice whereby people relieve themselves in undesignated places. This is linked to the West African dramatically lagging behind the rest of the continent in terms of sanitation coverage. While open […]

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Deadly Ethiopia skirmishes worry churches

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – CHURCHES have called for restraint from protesters and state security following the killing of 100 demonstrators in Ethiopia over the last fortnight. Reports indicate the protestors were killed in Oromia and Amhara. It is reported over 500 have been killed since November last […]

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Wave of albino murders in Mozambique

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – A United Nations independent expert will carry out a first visit to Mozambique next month prompted by the incessant killing of persons with albinism in the Southern African country. About 20 albinos, including a murdered six-year-old, have been kidnapped or killed in Mozambique amid indications the […]

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New credibility blow for Mugabe

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE government of Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has suffered another integrity setback after the veteran leader (92) and his cabinet were described as biggest obstacles to peace and tolerance in the country. The partisan police and military have also been indicted through their quashing of […]

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Rise of child soldiers in S/Sudan

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – AN estimated 16 000 children, including 650 this year, have been recruited into armed groups since the crisis in South Sudan started 2013. Rights groups are wary of more children being recruited as the crisis in the country worsens by the day. Fearful that renewed […]

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Popular Zim prophet ‘rapes’ female student

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – POPULAR Zimbabwe prophet, Walter Magaya appeared at a Harare magistrates court on Saturday for allegedly raping a 25-year old female student who worships at his church. The miracle making pastor is the founder of widely followed Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD). Prophet Magaya, who […]

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Saturday, 20 August 2016

Toyota voted South Africa’s top car brand

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A MAJORITY of South African adults have voted Toyota their preferred car brand. This follows a survey conducted by Gumtree South Africa on the differences between men and women when purchasing a car. For the women, Toyota was named as their ‘mark’ of choice (27 percent), listing attributes such as reliability, […]

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Msimanga elected new Tshwane mayor

PATIENCE RUSERE / SIMBA RUSHWAYA PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – THE newly-constituted Tshwane Council has elected Solly Msimanga as the Executive Mayor . Msimanga, the Democratic Alliance (DA) candidate for the position in the recent local government elections, was the only nominee during an event by the newly-elected Speaker of the Tshwane council, DA councillor Rachel […]

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Obasanjo endorses Princewill film on 1976 coup

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE film produced by Labour Party member and businessman, Tonye Princewill, depicting the coup in 1976, has been chosen to have its own premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. The movie, ’76, will during the premiere in Canada be showcased […]

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Facebook celebrates young African creatives

From NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – FACEBOOK is celebrating the creativity and excellence of young African creatives at The Loerie Awards for 2016, the premier annual advertising awards in the advertising industry in Africa and the Middle East. In addition to sponsoring The Loerie Student Awards for 2016, Facebook hosted a range […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Cameroon defies critics in hydro drive

from NGALA KILLIAN CHIMTOM in Yaounde, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – UNDETERRED by criticism from clean energy activists, Cameroon is intensifying its hydro-electricity drive as part of its ambitious plans to become an emerging economy by 2035. Such plans have received a major boost with the financing of the construction of the largest hydroelectricity dam […]

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Analytics leader promotes business across borders

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAS, the global analytics firm, is organizing its Africa Analytics Roadshow to educate businesses tap into analytics to manage challenges in the market. The shows are scheduled for Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania. The series begins in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia next Tuesday, ending in Nairobi, Kenya on September […]

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Uganda reduces food rations to refugees

From GERALD BUSINGE in Kampala,Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Government of Uganda have halved the food rations and cash assistance given to refugees in the east African country, owing to the debilitating shortage of funds. Most affected are the 200 000 refugees that have sought sanctuary in […]

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Pastors, scholar face death sentence

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – TWO Sudanese pastors and a Darfuri student facing death sentences for allegedly waging war against the state and espionage will appear in court on Sunday. Hassan Abduraheem Taour and Kuwa Shamal, both pastors of the beleaguered Sudan Church of Christ, and student Abdulmonem Abdumawla Issa […]

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Thursday, 18 August 2016

Siemens expands investment in Ghana energy sector

From RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL technology firm, Siemens, has announced further significant investment in gas and steam energy generation projects in Ghana over the next three to five years. Siemens will roll out a series of projects, including new gas and steam turbines contributing hundreds of megawatts to the […]

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Jozi businessman’s Miss Africa Continent concept hijacked

Business Reporter A DISPUTE has erupted about the rights of who should host the Miss Africa Beauty Pageant, between Johannesburg based businessman, Neo Mashishi, and Batswana and Egyptian businesspeople, with the latter claiming that he is the one who initially came up with the idea. “They are trying to discredit and destroy my four years […]

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Kenya acquires stake in British money maker

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Government of Kenya has acquired a major stake in De La Rue’s wholly-owned local subsidiary in a deal worth £5million. The transaction with De La Rue, the United Kingdom banknote manufacturer, security printing, and papermaking company, is expected to complete by the end of […]

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Buoyant Gold Fields regains profits

gGIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GOLD Fields, the diversified mining company, has reported a profitable first half of 2016underpinned by improving gold prices. The company has reported a net profit of US$115 million. This represents a massive change of fortunes after the firm accrued a loss of $2 million in the corresponding period last […]

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KCB M-PESA account boosts Kenya credit

MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE mobile-based bank account, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) M-PESA, has advanced KSh10,3 billion (98,5 million) in loans to its customers since inception about two years ago, boosting access to credit in the country. The savings and micro credit platform, a joint initiative of Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) […]

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Fear Yellow Fever could go global

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE largest Yellow Fever epidemic in decades hitting Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could soon spread around the globe. It is feared the Americas, Asia and Europe are vulnerable. “There is no known cure for Yellow Fever and it could go global,” […]

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Funds declining as crises grow

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – A dire shortage of funds is impacting on efforts to assist millions of civilians caught up in crisis around the continent. The crises are a result of armed conflict, political instability and human rights violations, which have been compounded by food insecurity and disease outbreaks. […]

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Death toll spikes in DRC’s Kivu

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) has killed more than 700 civilians in the restless in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the past two years. The killing of 50 civilians in the area of Rwangoma village on Saturday […]

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MTN extends PSL partnership

SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, has extended its sponsorship of South Africa’s top eight football tournament by five years. The new deal between Premier Soccer League and MTN will run up to 2022. Dr Irvin Khoza, PSL Chairman, and MTN SA Chief Consumer Officer, MTN SA Larry Annetts, announced the […]

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Life bans for alleged match-fixing figures

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee of the Federation of International of Football Associations (FIFA) has recommended a life ban for Jonathan Musavengana, former official of the Zimbabwe Football Association, and Banna Tchanile, former coach of Togo. Furthermore, the committee recommends the sanction of a ban for […]

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Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Kenya’s Chase Bank removed from receivership

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi , Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – CHASE Bank has received Central Bank of Kenya’s (CBK) approval to start taking fixed deposits and resume lending. The move marks a major milestone in the turnaround efforts of the bank signaling that most of the major issues under resolution have been addressed, paving […]

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Navy destroys Akwa-Ibom, Delta illegal refineries

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Navy has destroyed refineries in Akwa Ibom and Delta States as part of an ongoing crackdown on activities of crude oil thieves and pipeline vandals. During an operation, a Navy patrol team destroyed a Cotonou boat laden with suspected stolen crude oil, 103 […]

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Diamond sponsorship boost for Kenya mining forum

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – BASE Titanium, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian and United Kingdom-listed resources company, Base Resources Limited, has confirmed its support of the upcoming Kenya Mining Forum. It has signed as the exclusive diamond sponsorship of the event. Joe Schwarz , General Manager External Affairs and Development […]

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Day looming for gospel of money to be shamed

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA ON Judgment Day, Jehovah God will shock many ‘believers’ who put their trust, faith and hope on human beings at the expense of the true Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. On the day, Jesus Christ will outrightly reject such church leaders, the so-called prophets, bishops and their congregants who […]

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Kipyegon claims Rio Olympic gold

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA’S middle distance female athlete, Faith Kipyegon, on Tuesday clinched the women’s 1 500 metres race at the Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Kipyegon beat fellow African rival, Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba, who came second. Kipyegon won in 4 minutes 8.92 seconds while Dibaba was second on […]

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UN enraged at DRC manslaughter

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations has urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to bring to book the perpetrators behind the massacre of at least 36 civilians in the Beni area east of the volatile Central African country. Suspected members of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) are thought […]

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Scatec Solar secures Jigawa power project

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOME international and local companies have partnered for the development of the 100 megawatts Nova Scotia Power plant in Jigawa State. The partners are Scatec Solar, the integrated solar power producer, has signed an agreement with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on […]

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Women in ICT award finalists revealed

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FINALISTS for an inaugural award to recognize women in the information and communications technology sector in South Africa have been named. The announcement of the finalists follows an intensive adjudication process where a panel of judges examined the nominations submitted. The Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards […]

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MTN meets unions over call centre grievance

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa management will next week meet leaders of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) to address concerns emanating from the outsourcing of its call centre facilities. The mobile operator confirmed receiving a memorandum of demands from the union. The scheduled meeting follows MTN SA’s announcement follows the subsequent […]

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Rectron to distribute Slovenian IT products

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – INFORMATION and communications technology distribution company, Rectron, has announced that is has secured the distribution rights for Slovenian premium liquid cooling hardware manufacturer, Edvard Kӧnig Water Blocks (EKWB), for Southern Africa. This is part of Rectron’s strategy to find products to complement its existing stable and enhance performance. Celebrating […]

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Sunday, 14 August 2016

Japan donates $5 million to combat drought

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – JAPAN has announced a donation of US$5 million towards cushioning thousands of people facing food shortages in Southern Africa. The donation is for United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) emergency operations in the region hit by drought, resulting in significant increases in acute food insecurity and malnutrition. The contribution […]

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JSE maintains healthy financial performance

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has delivered a robust performance for the first half of 2016, driven by strong growth from almost all divisions. Group earnings after tax increased by 19 percent to R513 million with operating revenue growing by 17 percent to R1,2 billion. Group earnings before interest […]

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Positive response to SA Internet Week

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) has, for the first time, joined South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) in this year Internet Week (iWeek XV) scheduled for Johannesburg in September. WASPA Chair, Casper de Villiers, points out South Africa’s internet consumers primarily use their mobile […]

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Main One receives global data certification

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos , Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MAIN ONE, Nigeria’s premier connectivity and data centre solutions company, announced it had secured globally sought-after endorsement. Following the recognition by German-headquartered SAP, its data centre now has the ability to deliver high-quality cloud and infrastructure operations services for customers running SAP solutions. It […]

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Historic alliance transforms SA healthcare

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Ladysmith, KZN LADYSMITH, (CAJ News) – IN what has been hailed as a world’s first in the sector, millions of South Africans are poised to benefit from a collaboration between Eskom and Transnet to improve access to primary healthcare services. The partnership between Transnet’s Phelophepa health trains and Eskom’s new mobile […]

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Hopefuls get another go at Dlamini Zuma post

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – THE race to succeed Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) has resumed weeks after the continent failed to elect a leader fo to ascend to arguably the most powerful seat in the continent’s politics. The elections are […]

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D-Day for Zambia today

From ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – Over 6,7 million Zambians, representing 80 percent of the adult population, have particpated in what is projected to be the mining-rich but poor country’s fiercest elections in its 52-year history. Voting is for the president, legislators, mayors and a referendum on the Bill of Rights. […]

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Thursday, 11 August 2016

African Sun exits Mauritius - DailyNews

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Banks must evolve or risk irrelevance

SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FINANCIAL institutions must embrace digital transformation to survive intense competition in the sector and remain relevant in the digital economy, an expert warns. Astrid Stolbrink, divisional Head of Financial Service at SAP Europe, Middle East Africa (EMEA) and Africa, says banks need to be faster and more dynamic, with […]

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Vodacom empowerment scheme lists on JSE

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – YEBO Yethu, Vodacom’s black upliftment scheme, on Thursday listed on the Empowerment Segment in the telecommunications sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange main board. It is the third company to list on the JSE’s Empowerment Segment, which currently has a total market capitalisation of approximately R7,46 billion. Donna Nemer, […]

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Iberia resumes direct flight from Johannesburg to Madrid

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBUR, (CAJ News) AFTER a four-year hiatus prompted by the need to restructure its operations, Iberia, the rejuvenated Spanish flag carrier, has resumed its Johannesburg-Madrid route linking South Africa and Spain, after a four year absence. Marco Sansavini, Iberia’s Chief Commercial Officer, says Iberia returns to South Africa as a “renewed airline, more […]

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L’Oreal opens Jobrug research centre to boost beauty sector growth

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – L’OREAL, the French-based global cosmetics company, is making the most of the boom projected for the industry in sub-Saharan Africa following the inauguration of its Research and Innovation Centre in Johannesburg’s Woodmead. The facility, which is the first in Africa and seventh globally, will study African hair and skin […]

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Nigeria Army tries rowdy soldiers

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – SOME 20 Nigerian soldiers face a trial at the General Court Martial for alleged crimes committed against civilians during operations to eliminate the Boko Haram terrorists. Acting General Officer, Victor Ezugwu, has inaugurated the court at the base of the Operation Lafiya Dole in the […]

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Woman’s has arms chopped for ‘failure’ to bear

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Kenyan woman whose husband chopped off both her arms for alleged failure to bear children has received lifetime support from a global pharmaceuticals company. Jackeline Mwende (27) also suffered multiple injuries on her neck and head after a panga attack by husband Stephen Ngila […]

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Sudan enemies embark on road to unity

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THERE is hope the signing of the Roadmap Agreement by Sudan’s warring parties could end the lengthy genocide that has claimed the lives of thousands and displaced millions in Darfur. The Justice and Equality Movement, the Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North […]

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Social media repression could boomerang on Mugabe

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE repressive Zimbabwean regime of President Robert Mugabe has been warned further restrictions to citizens’ access to social media and monitoring private communications could spark more protests in the troubled country. The regime has come under severe criticism for introducing the Computer Crime and Cyber […]

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Eskom CSI initiatives bridge digital divide

MTHULISI SIBANDA LADYSMITH, (CAJ News) – THE Eskom Development Foundation has invested over R500 million on projects to empower mostly impoverished communities in South Africa more than 16 years after its inception. Chris Bornman, Eskom Foundation Marketing and Project Manager, disclosed the figures, which have been disbursed as part of the power utility’s corporate social investment (CSI) responsibilities. Speaking […]

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Kekana appointed Sundowns captain

Sports Reporter PRETORIA – Midfielder Hlompho Kekana has been appointed PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns captain, taking over from Ramahlwe Mphahlele who joined rivals Kaizer Chiefs recently. “Being appointed captain of Mamelodi Sundowns is just a title bestowed on me, as the team is made up of many good leaders who will be surrounding me, who […]

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Wednesday, 10 August 2016

SA to unveil momentous mobile clinic

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Ladysmith, KZN LADYSMITH, (CAJ News) – THE world’s first primary healthcare clinic on wheels will be launched in the South African city of Ladysmith on Thursday. The Phelophepa health train is an initiative by Eskom and Transnet, the electricity and freight logistics utilities respectively, aimed at providing mobile health services to […]

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Homophobic Uganda minister warned over LGBTI attacks

From GERALD BUSINGE in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – RIGHTS groups expressed outrage at sentiments attributed to a Ugandan Minister that he would suppress the activities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights activists and rehabilitate LGBTI people. The speech was attributed to Minister of Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo. Amnesty International […]

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Bank upbeat Nigeria state economies turning the corner

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A Nigeria financial institution is confident the country’s economy is course of revival following states heeding the federal government’s encouragement to diversify their economies. This would in turn grow their internally generated revenue (IGR). The call by the FG follows the waning oil industry, at […]

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Burundi lawyers persecuted over torture report

From OMEGA SSUUNA in Bujumbura, Burundi BUJUMBURA, (CAJ News) –FOUR Burundi lawyers involved in the compilation of a report indicting the government of torture are facing reprisals. Lawyers Armel Niyongere, Lambert Nigarura, Dieudonné Bashirahishize and Vital Nshimirimana, compiled the report for the United Nations Committee against Torture. The committee has sent a letter to the […]

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Monday, 8 August 2016

NSE sets April 2017 as Kenya's debut for green bonds - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

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EXCLUSIVE: Earthquake-hit Ecuador grateful to TB Joshua intervention

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – REVILED locally, mostly in South Africa, for the death of over 100 worshippers at his church in 2014, thousands of kilometers away in South America, Nigerian church leader, Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua, has earned some deity status by helping rebuild a country devastated by natural […]

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Ministers confirmed for East Africa energy summit

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – ENERGY ministers and government officials from the region are confirmed to address the opening address at the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) in Nairobi, Kenya in September. The high-level energy ministry representatives are Joseph Njoroge (Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya), Dheu […]

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Brand SA hails local women

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG – BRAND South Africa has praised women for playing a significant role in the country’s fight for liberation and a society based on equality, non-sexism and non-racism. The commendation comes ahead of the National Women’s Day on Tuesday. “Their (women’s) strength and perseverance has been pivotal to the mainstreaming of gender issues […]

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SAA celebrates 1st US-Ghana route anniversary

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -SOUTH African Airways (SAA) is celebrating the first year of its nonstop service connecting capital cities of Ghana and United States. The route linking Accra and Washington DC respectively was launched on August 4 last year. It serves Washington, DC – Dulles International Airport to Accra’s Kotoka International Airport. Todd […]

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