Friday, 23 June 2017

HMD optimistic of new Nokia chapter in Africa

By TINTSWALO BALOYI,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HMD Global, the new home of Nokia phones, is upbeat ahead of a new chapter or its gadgets in Africa.Its smartphone range will soon be available from operator and selected retail stores in South Africa soon.This comprises the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. The Nokia 3 and iconic 3310 […]

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Telco funds healthcare for Rwandan Muslims

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda CAJ News Africa KIGALI, (CAJ News) – SOME 500 members of Rwandan Muslim community are set to access healthcare services following a donation of 1,5 million Francs(about $1 800) by mobile operator MTN.The cheque has been handed over at the MTN Headquarters in Nyarutarama.MTN Rwanda’s Chief Executive Officer, Bart […]

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Police chief’s sickness triggers abuse of media

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda,KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – UGANDAN authorities are cracking down on journalists reporting on the ill health of Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura. The head of police has reportedly been in Turkey for treatment of an undisclosed illness but is said to be critical. Privately-owned newspapers are on the receiving […]

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UN to sanction attackers of peacekeeping mission

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC,KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – PERPETRATORS responsible for attacks on peacekeepers or other United Nations personnel in the volatile Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are now subject to sanctions. The decision by the UN Security Council coincides with the council renew the sanctions for the country until July 2018 owing […]

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Scores killed after CAR truce flouted

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC,KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE resumption of conflict between rival groups in the Central African Republic has resulted in the killing and injury to scores of people while thousands of civilians are further displaced.The several thousand uprooted had already residing in displaced areas in the central parts of the country […]

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Ethiopia crises force millions out of school

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of children are out of school in Ethiopia as the East African country endures successive natural disasters and conflict.According to the Education Management Information System (EMIS) of ministry of education, the number of children and teachers affected by the crises increased from 2,1 […]

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Safaricom connects farmers to agro businesses Web service transforms Kenya smallholder farming

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of Kenyan farmers have signed up for a web based service Safaricom, the mobile operator, has launched to link the farmers to agricultural processing businesses.Connected Farmer is a partnership between Safaricom and Mezzanine Ware, a company that specializes in developing mobile enabled solutions for businesses.The launch follows a six month […]

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Summit earmarks ICT role in ending poverty

From GIFT NDOLWANE ,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE private and public sectors are prioritising technology and digitisation as an essential driver to accelerate progress on the National Development Plan (NDP).In the process, the stakeholders are enhancing socioeconomic transformation and empowering ordinary South Africans through connectivity and shared knowledge.This has been the prevailing theme at the […]

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Winners of Vision 2030 Awards announced

By MTHULISI SIBANDA,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BUSINESS executives Khalid Abdulla and Asher Bohbot have been honoured for their influential role in steering transformation in line with South African government plans to boost economic growth and achieve the milestones set by the National Development Plan (NDP).NDP is government’s detailed blueprint for eliminating poverty and reducing inequality […]

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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Kenya, US hold dialogue against cyber crime

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya,NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA and the United States have initiated discussions on cybercrime in a world that is undergoing a rapid digital transformation.The discussions are held under the US-Kenya Cyber and Digital Economy Dialogue in the East African country’s capital Nairobi. Christopher Painter, the Secretary’s Coordinator for Cyber Issues, […]

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Innovation key in tacking population boom pressures

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA, Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy, must capitalise on innovation opportunities presented by the internet of things (IoT) to enhance service delivery to its burgeoning population. This is according to experts as many forward-thinking cities around the world, including in Africa, are taking […]

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SAP marathon sponsorship promotes health awareness

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE upcoming 18th Tusk’s annual Lewa Safaricom Marathon has received a timely boost after SAP East Africa, the enterprise application software company, announced its sponsorship of and participation. The prominent race is scheduled for the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on Saturday. The marathon gives runners from around the world […]

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Germany commits €10 million to Nigeria anti-polio drive

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – GERMANY has signed a grant of €10 million to support the activities and sustain the gains of polio eradication programme in Nigeria. The grant which will be released through the German Development Bank (KfW) will make available €7 million through World Health Organisation and €3 […]

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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Wheelchair basketball star clinches US scholarship

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African wheelchair basketball star, Steven Walgenbach, has soared above physical disability by securing a lucrative scholarship in the United States. The Limpopo-born Paralympian (19) who captains the Under 23 national side, has clinched a deal with the University of Texas where beginning August, he will juggle between […]

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Vision 2030: ICT a human and economic growth right

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT and the private sector must invest and ensure a strong information and communications technology policy framework in view of the position of digitization as the engine for South Africa’s future development. This has been the prevailing message by Huawei, the global ICT solutions provider at the Vision […]

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Decorated Domestly funded to create jobs

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town,CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – DOMESTLY, the award-winning technology startup,has secured funding to promote employment in South Africa.The undisclosed amount, said to be substantial, has been from Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the national development finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development. Berno Potgieter, Domestly Chief Executive […]

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Scores set free after anti-Mugabe demonstrations

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe,HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN courts have freed 51 residents arrested during anti -government protests that shook the beleaguered country last year.In a spectacular collapse of the state’s case against the residents from the capital Harare, Magistrate Lanzini Ncube indicated the prosecution failed during trial to prove the essential elements […]

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1 million minors flee Sudanese war

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda,KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 1 million children have been forced from their homes in South Sudan, often amid horrific violence since the civil war erupted in 2013.As more than 1 000 children continue to flee the world’s newest country,on average every day in search of safety, the region’s […]

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Mali police quash anti-government protests

From RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali,BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – SECURITY forces in the volatile Mali have assaulted government critics ahead of a referendum on a constitutional amendment.In one incident, at least eight people have been reported injured after more than 100 police officers surrounded demonstrators in the capital Bamako, beat them with batons before dispersing […]

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Funds secured for SA cities digital mapping

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – WHERE Is My Transport, the public transport data and technology company, has announced an investment of £1,2 million to complete the digital mapping of informally-run public transport in South Africa’s major metropolitan areas. Global Innovation Fund (GIF), Goodwell Investments and Bombardier have provided the […]

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UN investigators unearth holocaust in DRC

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – A team of investigators deployed by the United Nations in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reported horrific scenes of killing of infants and dozens of civilians by armed militia created to bolster government forces against militants in the Kasai region. The Bana Mura, allegedly created […]

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Thousands dead in East Africa plagues

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SEVERE drought has coincided with an outbreak of lethal diseases in the Horn of Africa region. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are worst affected. Somalia is experiencing its largest outbreak of cholera in five years,with 48 607 cases and 763 deaths reported since January. Over 1 […]

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MTN announces appointments to boost efficiency

  By DIKELEDI NOKWANE,JOHANNESBURG,(CAJ News)-MOBILE operator,MTN South Africa, has made five executive appointments in a move it believes would bolster operational efficiency.The company, in a statement on Tuesday, said the appointments would also enhance operational efficiency across the operation and provide more in-depth commercial skills and experience.Effective immediately, Marco Gagiano will assume the role of […]

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Attend Mugabe rallies or die, youths declare

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe,HARARE, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s party is reportedly threatening citizens with death and forcing schoolchildren to attend rallies of the aged leader ahead of Zimbabwe’s watershed elections in 2018.Militant Zanu-PF youths are accused of the human rights and electoral rights violations as Mugabe endures dwindling support and faces […]

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Six main African e-learning providers

What you need to know. AS e-learning becomes more widely adopted in Africa through the increasing availability of MOOC (massive open online course education technology) and the latest educational apps, self-improvement and distance education courses which once seemed infeasible are now becoming increasingly available. A number of regional e-learning providers use education technology to deliver […]

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Monday, 19 June 2017

Africa Code Week 2017 to empower 500 000 youths


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Africa Code Week 2017 to empower 500 000 youths

From MTHULISI SIBANDA,JOHANNESBURG,(CAJ News) – THE2017 edition of the Africa Code Week has kicked off in Mauritius with a target of impacting on the lives of 500 000 youth across 35 African countries.A brainchild of SAP, the multinational software corporation, to spread coding literacy among local youth, with a key focus on female skills development and […]

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Main One targets regional internet hub leadership

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MAIN One, the Nigerian-based technology company, has announced a new interconnection service for carriers, enterprises and internet service providers. The announcement of Open-Connect follows the partnership of MainOne’s data centre company, MDXi, and the Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) to improve national transit traffic in the […]

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Trademark owners snap up .africa domain

From TINTSWALO BALOYI,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -SOME 981 .africa registrations have been registered during an impressive response by trademark owners during the Sunrise phase of the new Top Level Domain (gTLD).The registrations have been recorded during the 60 days from April 4.“The long journey to delegate the rights to administer .africa to the ZACR has clearly created […]

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Sunday, 18 June 2017

Religious groups implore rebels in CAR turmoil

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – RELIGIOUS leaders in the turbulent region have called on armed groups in the Central African Republic to embrace peace and release thousands of children serving in their ranks. President of the Platform of Religious Confessions of Central Africa, Reverend Pastor Nicolas Guerekoyame-Gbangou, also called for […]

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Hundreds dead in fatal migration to Europe

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MORE Nigerians that any other nationals are involved in the deadly journey by boat through the Mediterranean to Europe. The International Organisation of Migration (IOM), a United Nations Agency, disclosed as of last Thursday, 77 004 migrants and refugees entered Europe this year with almost […]

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Somali street kids recruited into Al-Shabaab

From SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – VULNERABLE Somali street children are falling prey to terrorist groups who forcibly recruit them entice them into their ranks using money. The Islamic militant Al-Shabaab has emerged as behind most of the recruitments. Muktar Ali Issak, Chairman of the Disabled Persons in the southern Bay […]

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Saturday, 17 June 2017

The Thing about Millennials and Technology

by Steve Tzikakis  SAP President EMEA South 25 years ago, I went to work for the  first time with a hand-held device in  my hand: a Casio calculator. I thought I was the man. Today, the new  generation of workers turning up for  their first day often have a better  grasp of technology than senior […]

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Friday, 16 June 2017

Data science emerging as next-generation career of choice for millennials

By Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG – AFRICA ‘s youth have a great opportunity to shape and influence the digital economy across the continent. These sentiments where by echoed  SAP Africa Managing Director Brett Parker as South Africa commemorated youth day . “With the digital skills shortage weighing heavily on the minds of African business leaders, it […]

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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Arsenal showcases FA Cup in Nigeria

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A delegation from Arsenal Football Club has toured Nigeria with the recently-won Emirates FA Cup. The visit comes on the heels of a recent partnership deal between the London-based club and Nigerian Breweries. The agreement named Star Larger Beer as Arsenal FC’s official beer partner […]

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Nujoma, world’s prime exploration vessel launched

From AFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – DEBEERS and the Government have inaugurated the world’s largest and most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel, which is to begin ready to exploring for diamond deposits in Namibian waters. The US$157 million (N$2,3 billion) vessel, mv SS Nujoma, will enable Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 […]

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ICT aids Kenya attainment of SDGs

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA has been singled out as a global trailblazer in the information and communications technology for development scene. The East African country has been hailed alongside Germany, Thailand and Mexico in the just released Huawei Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Benchmark Report in Geneva, Switzerland on […]

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Demand spurs Flydubai route expansion to Tanzania

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) –FLYDUBAI has launched a new flight to Tanzania in line with the African country’s emergence as a popular tourist destination. The flights to Kilimanjaro will resume on October 29. The re-launched service, the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar-es-Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s […]

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Envoys eager for peaceful polls in Kenya

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – ENVOYS posted to Kenya are confident the East African country will hold credible polls in August. A just-concluded National Elections Conference held in the capital Nairobi and a pledge by the main contenders in the presidential poll buoyed such confidence. On Thursday morning, the Heads of […]

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Huawei supports SA poverty reduction plan

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LEADING global technology solutions provider, Huawei, has pledged its support to South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP), a blueprint to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030. With the belief that information and communications technology is a vital enabler for economic growth, the company will participate in the […]

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Zimbabwe schools sack pre-learners, defy government

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN schools have expelled pre-schoolers after impoverished parents’ failure to pay fees. The minors in Early Childhood Development (ECD) education are among scores of learners that have also been barred for failure to clear the previous term’s arrears. This is in defiance of government directives […]

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Africa challenged to end killing of albinos

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN governments have been urged to fully implement a regional action plan on ending attacks on people with albinism. The plan includes 15 steps expected to address the persisting and deadly attacks on these disadvantaged members of the community. United Nations independent expert on human […]

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Militant groups to pounce on defenceless CAR

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – IT is feared rebel groups are lining up to capitalise on the withdrawal of international troops to further destabilise the crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR). The anxiety comes as the Ugandan and South Sudanese troops as well as United States special forces are disengaging from […]

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Safaricom sustains Kenya decentralization exercise

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI,(CAJ News) – SAFARICOM has launched its fifth regional headquarters in the central Nyeri town as part of its decentralisation in Kenya. The office will be the centre of operations for Mt. Kenya and North Eastern region. The facility will serve customers across 17 counties including Embu, Meru, Isiolo, […]

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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

SA lucrative rail digital transformation launched

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and the Passenger Railway Agency of South Africa (PRASA) have jointly announced the first rail operational Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway (GSM-R) network as part of the agency’s multimillion-dollar digital transformation drive. PRASA has allocated R600 million (US$7,56 million) to the project. Huawei and PRASA announced the […]

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Kibo welcomes Tanzania moves against mining fraud

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – JOHANNESBURG Stock Exchange-listed Kibo Mining has welcomed policy and legislative changes aimed at curbing rampant fraud in Tanzania’s mining sector.The company announced it recently held a series of meetings with key Tanzanian stakeholders, which resulted in significant progress for the further development of its Mbeya Coal […]

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Igbos assured of safety amid Nigeria ethnic tensions

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria,ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA police have assured the safety of the Igboethnic group in the wake of directives by some youth in the north to leave the region.The youth, mostly from the Hausa group, have threatened them with unspecified action if they did not vacate within 90 days as […]

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Scarce funds terrorise Congolese refugees in Angola

From PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola,LUANDA, (CAJ News) – CASH-strapped humanitarian agencies are desperately appealing for funds to provide life-saving assistance to the growing number of refugees arriving in Angola from Democratic Republic of the Congo.In recent weeks, some 30 000 refugees have crossed the border to Angola,fleeing violent attacks in the Kasai region.The number […]

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Poor villagers forced to fund Mugabe lavish rallies

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe,HARARE, (CAJ News) – POVERTY-stricken community members and teachers are reportedly forced to contribute funds to finance rallies for President Mugabe’s election campaign ahead of the 2018 general polls.The rallies are to be held in all ten provinces in the country in the wake of Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party targeting mobilising […]

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State makes U-turn in Mugabe insult case

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe ,HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has revived charges against a former youth leader of President Robert Mugabe’s party after earlier withdrawing the accusations of undermining authority of or insulting the leader.The charges have been leveled against William Gerald Mutumanje Lumumba (28), once a Mugabe ally […]

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South Sudan bars foreign media

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan,KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – MEDIA groups are angered by South Sudan’s decision to ban some 20 foreign journalists from working in the country.The ban is the latest infringement in a country where journalists have been killed in their work since the conflict in 2013. Elijah Alier, the head of the […]

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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Why do opposition coalitions succeed or fail?


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USA runs riot against Amawheelies

TORONTO -SASOL Amawheelies concluded their Pool Stages games in the 2017 U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship, with yet another difficult opponent in the USA at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto on Monday afternoon, 12 June 2016. The youngsters from South Africa had hoped that the tide would turn against their more fancied opponents, who […]

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Global mobile subscriptions reach 5 billion

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE world’s mobile industry has signed up its 5 billionth unique mobile subscriber. The milestone means more than two-thirds of the global population is now connected to a mobile service. Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA, said the milestone was a tremendous achievement for an industry that […]

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Durban to host SA Internet Week

By MTHULISI SIBANDA ,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -SOUTH Africa’s leading annual internet industry conference and exhibition, iWeek, will be held in Durban in September.This is the port city’s first time to host the country’s longest-running internet event, held annually since 2001.Cape Town has hosted two editions and Johannesburg the rest.“The decision to hold the 2017 iWeek […]

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China funds Nigeria fight against terrorists

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ,ABUJA, (CAJ News) – CHINA has donated N60 million (US$191 000 or ¥1,3 million) to improve lives of women and children, especially victims of the Boko Haram in Nigeria.The funds, made available to First Lady Aisha Buhari’s Future Assured organisation, also aim to address the issue of youth education […]

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Monday, 12 June 2017

New Zimbabwe opposition pulls out of poll

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -THE recently-formed Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) has ruled out participation in the country’s general elections next year. Ian Beddowes, ZCP National Political Commissar, said, “The ZCP has no interest in standing at the 2018 Zimbabwe general election, which will clearly be a contestation of individuals with no ideology and […]

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New Zimbabwe opposition pulls out of poll

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -THE recently-formed Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) has ruled out participation in the country’s general elections next year. Ian Beddowes, ZCP National Political Commissar, said, “The ZCP has no interest in standing at the 2018 Zimbabwe general election, which will clearly be a contestation of individuals with no ideology and […]

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Innovation is revolutionising provision of education in Africa

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE advent of digital learning, which spells doom to the centuries-old traditional chalkboard method, is poised to address the education gaps and enhance education standards in the continent and equip learners and teachers with the necessary skills to participate in the digital economy. Also called electronic learning (e-learning) […]

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Gift of the Givers adopts SAP Cloud to facilitate donations

By SAVIOUS KWINIKA,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News)- GIFT of the Givers Foundation has launched a first-of-its-kind mobile application to facilitate simple, seamless and secure donations.SAP Africa, Assegai & Javelin, a strategic brand and marketing agency, and app development specialists, Appy, have jointly developed the app on the SAP Cloud Platform.The platform is an enterprise platform-as-a-service offering comprehensive […]

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African SMEs projected to outgrow established companies

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -A TECHNOLOGY expert has predicted some small and medium enterprises to grow to mega corporations in the next five years following the rampant pace of digital transformation. Tracy Bolton, SAP Director: General Business and Partner Operations for Africa, said their quicker adoption of technology, such as the cloud, compared […]

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Troops slay Boko Haram members, free nine children

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Army has killed an unspecified number of suspected Boko Haram terrorists and rescued nine children said to be undergoing training to join the sect northeast of the country.The Army said among the suspects killed during the operation at Jarawa village, Kala Balge Local […]

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UN referendum sought in Nigeria ethnic crisis

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ,ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations has been called upon to intervene and curtail possible bloodbath in Nigeria amid some youth in the largely Muslim north giving some minorities in the zone to leave.The Igbo, a minority in the region but one of the biggest ethnic groups in […]

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Somali refugees lurch between crisis and disaster

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 5 000 Somalis have fled the drought and conflict in their country and sought refuge in equally-troubled Ethiopia this year.This past weekend, the International Migration Organisation (IOM) assisted 80 newly arrived Somali refugees with emergency transportation from the Ethiopia-Somalia border entry point […]

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Scores killed in Kenya reign of terror

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Islamist Al-Shabaab terror group has killed at least 16 lives in the past month as Kenya prepares for watershed polls. The killings have been rife in northeastern Kenya where at least six police officers have recently been slain. A school teacher has been killed […]

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Clashes bring schooling to a halt

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC,KINSHASA,(CAJ News) – MORE than 150 000 children are missing out on school as violence and attacks against civilian populations persist in the Greater Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).Since the start of violence in August 2016 when government forces killed a tribal leader, 639 primary and […]

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Sunday, 11 June 2017

Soldier sentenced to death for killing Boko Haram suspect

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria,ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A NIGERIAN soldier has been sentenced to death for the murder of a Boko Haram suspect.Lance Corporal Hilary Joel is among five soldiers the General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at 7 Division, Nigerian Army in Maiduguri, north eastern Borno State has been  sentenced on cases bordering […]

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Zim Warriors massacre Liberia 3-0

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – NEWLY appointed Zimbabwe Warriors captain, Knowledge “Silent Assassin” Musona scored a hat-trick to help his country thrash Liberia 3-0 in a thrilling African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier Group G played at the National Sports Stadium in Harare on Sunday. The Warriors, as Zimbabwe is […]

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Saturday, 10 June 2017

Bafana humble Nigeria 2-0

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Uyo, Nigeria & SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg,SA UYO/JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Bafana Bafana broke the jinx here at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom in Nigeria when they beat the Super Eagles 1-0 in front of own backyard. Bafana’s men who did the damage for Nigeria were […]

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