Saturday, 10 December 2016

Ghana’s Mahama gives honest speech as he concedes defeat

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – RECENTLY defeated Ghanian President Mahama has given a very honest speech of concession to defeat. Mahama looked a deep introspection into his party and personal leadership while conceding defeat to president-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, a development, many African leaders, particularly in Zimbabwe are failing […]

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City lifts TKO crown

from TINTSWALO BALOYI in Polokwane POLOKWANE, (CAJ News) – CAPE Town City beat close rivals SuperSport United 2-1 to clinch the 2016 Telkom Knock-Out championship in a thrilling encounter strongly contested at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Two goals from Aubrey Ngoma (12th) and Judas Moseamedi (73rd) were enough to see the Mother City based […]

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Friday, 9 December 2016

Technology keeps festive season housebreakers at bay

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE proliferation of technologies and subsequent reduced prices has come as a major boost for South African homeowners eager to protect their properties from criminals. The country usually experiences a spike in burglaries during the festive season but an expert believes this is set to be a thing of the […]

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Bank bridges African tech divide by empowering girls

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE importance of technology in our daily lives is undeniable and the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in every child cannot be overemphasised. However, in most African countries statistics reflect more males than their female counterparts are in technology industries. Such imbalances are set to […]

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Youth commitment to social challenges rewarded

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s most innovative education centres have been rewards in Johannesburg. They were rewarded for initiating business models that address social challenges. New Headphone Inventors (NHI) from Afrika-Tikkun Phutadijaba Centre (Alexander) emerged the winners. Two runner – ups, Repad Ambassadors and Flaunting Africa from Ribane-Laka High School (Mamelodi) […]

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Nurse wins luxury car in Fair Price promo

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TEARS of joy have flown in Johannesburg after a nurse from Springs drove away in a luxury set of wheels for clinching the Fair Price win-a-car competition. Charity Mohlala (31) won the grand prize after a draw conducted at the furniture and appliances retailer’s head offices in Johannesburg. She […]

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SADC stock exchanges explore interconnectivity hub

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Committee of the Southern African Development Community Stock Exchanges (CoSSE) has initiated steps towards the Interconnectivity Hub Project. This is aimed at enabling enterprises raise capital across all countries in the region. This follows the inaugural SADC Brokers’ Networking session at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)in South Africa. […]

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Vulnerable villagers caught in DRC crossfire

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of villagers in the turbulent east of Democratic Republic of Congo are at the mercy of rival armed groups. Lilungu in South Kivu, a region of few roads and dense forests, is the worst affected with its 170 000 inhabitants regularly forced to flee […]

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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Egypt women’s rights defender arrested

From AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – THE arrest of a prominent women’s rights advocate is the latest in a series of a crackdown on human rights group by Egyptian authorities. Azza Soliman, the founder of the Centre for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance, has been arrested for an offence police had not […]

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Mujuru alleges Mugabe murdered husband

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – FORMER Zimbabwe Deputy President, Joice Mujuru, is demanding answers from her former boss, President Robert Mugabe, following the death of her husband under mysterious circumstances. Solomon Mujuru, the former army general, died after a fire gutted his farmhouse 40 kilomteres outside Harare in 2011. He […]

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Joburg mayor faces protests over ‘xenophobic’ rhetoric

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FOREIGN nationals living in Johannesburg will later this month embark on demonstrations against city mayor, Herman Mashaba, for alleged sentiments feared to spark xenophobic violence. The mayor, who assumed office in August on Democratic Alliance (DA) ticket, has incurred the wrath of foreign nationals after recently alleging […]

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JSE withdrawal heralds second SA stock exchange

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has withdrawn its appeal on the awarding of an exchange licence to between 4 Africa Exchange (AX), paving way for a second stock exchange in South Africa. JSE had in September lodged an appeal with the Financial Services Board (FSB) over the awarding […]

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KCB promotes Kenya youth financial literacy

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA Commercial Bank (KCB) plans to deepen its youth proposition in the coming year by rolling out a series of targeted financial solutions. This rides on its revamped digital platform. Under its flagship KCB Bankika Account, the Bank said it hopes to deepen its financial […]

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Life bans for match fixing soccer officials

JOHANNESBURG – THE adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has banned three officials from the continent for involvement in match fixing. Kirsten Nematandani, former president of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Jonathan Musavengana, former official of the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and Mr Banna Tchanile, former […]

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Corrupt leaders blamed for African poverty

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – LACK of committed leadership and rampant corruption have been blamed for widespread hunger and poverty in the continent. Dr Kanayo Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development bemoaned that while rich in minerals, gas and oil, and with abundant sunshine and fertile soil […]

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Hundreds register for momentous UN data forum

From DION HENDRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THERE is an overwhelming response to the inaugural United Nations World Data Forum set for Cape Town, South Africa in January. Over 1 000 data experts from more than 100 countries have pre-registered for the forum. These include national statistical offices, data scientists from […]

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Child labour, marriages concern as hunger bites

From MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – WORSENING hunger in the Southern African region has forced children into labour, early marriages and forced thousands out of school. Malawi, Madagascar and Zimbabwe are the most affected by the worst El Nino-induced drought in decades. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs […]

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Peter Mokaba braces for TKO thriller

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IF current form is anything to go by, this weekend’s Telkom Knockout final between Cape Town City and Supersport United at the Peter Mokaba Stadium will be a thriller. Kickoff for the match featuring two sides occupying the top sports in the Absa Premiership is at 18h00 on Saturday. […]

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Africa infrastructure experts to gather in Nigeria

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will officially open what is billed as the continent’s most critical summit on African infrastructure, scheduled for Abuja in March. The event will be held under the aegis of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) Live on the 27th and 28th “AFC Live […]

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Floods wreak havoc in Egypt

From AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of families have been left stranded as Egypt experiences its worst flooding in years. Humanitarian groups reported the floods, which claimed at least 26 people in recent weeks and injured over 70, left 32 500 people in dire need of emergency food, shelter, water […]

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Mozambique’s disabled horrified by civil war risk

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – PEOPLE with disabilities in Mozambique are terrified by the threat of the current tensions deteriorating into a civil war similar to one that maimed them decades ago. Under the Mozambican Associations of the Disabled (Famod), they have met President Filipe Nyusi to seek assurance of […]

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Revolt against Mugabe foiled

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – HEAVILY-armed police and agents of the Central Intelligence Organisation have thwarted a possible revolt during beleaguered Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s State of the Nation Address. The heavy deployment of security personnel came amid speculation of mass protests by the pressure group, Tajamuka, literally meaning, “The […]

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Mauritius: Progress Review of Mauritius' Education Sector's Reform Project


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Okonjo-Iweala refutes Presidential ambitions

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – FORMER Nigeria Finance Minister, Dr Okonjo-Iweala, has quashed  media speculation she would contest the presidential election in 2019. Paul Nwabuikwu, her spokesperson, said the ex-minister had been drawn to the supposition. “In an effort to invest their efforts with phony credibility, those behind the project have even […]

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Safaricom expansion reaches Rift Valley

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SAFARICOM has opened a regional office in Nakuru to serve the Rift Valley region, as the company takes its operations closer to customers. The headquarters located in the CDN Plaza in Nakuru, will serve as a base from which the firm will run its operations […]

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Sanlam reports firm financial performance

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SANLAM, the financial services group, has sustained a solid operational performance for the ten months to October 31. Total new business volumes up 11 percent to R195 billion compared to the same period in 2015 while net result from financial services up 10 percent. Normalised headline earnings per share […]

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BT appoints Hardy to steer Africa growth

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BT, the telecommunications company, has appointed Kevin Hardy as Managing Director for Africa with immediate effect. He moves from his role as Head of Sales. Hardy replaces Oliver Fortuin, who will leave the business in February 2017. Kevin Taylor, BT President for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, says […]

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Gigantic revolution anticipated for Artificial Intelligence

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A technology expert has projected a revolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the forthcoming years, predicting it will surpass the capabilities of the human brain during the surge. Franck Cohen, President of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Systems, Applications & Products (SAP), the Germany headquartered […]

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Food running out to feed Kenya refugees

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – FINANCIALLY struggling aid agencies could be forced to stop feeding over 400 000 refugees in Kenya as cash and food reserves diminish. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has subsequently been forced to make new cuts in food rations by half. The food currently […]

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MTN Group confirms senior appointments

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN Group has announced the appointment of Jens Schulte-Bockum as Chief Operating Officer, effective January 16. A former executive Vodafone Germany, he will succeed Jyoti Desai, who is retiring. Oliver Fortuin will assume the position of Executive Head of Business Enterprise, effective March 1. Fortuin is currently the CEO […]

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Embargo proposed to halt South Sudan genocide

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE South Sudanese conflict has transformed into an outright ethnic war as hate speech and sexual violence become widespread. There have been reports of ethnic cleansing in multiple parts of the country, with people driven from their homes through murder, starvation, gang rape and the […]

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DRC on edge as Kabila term nears end

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE political situation is volatile in the Democratic Republic of Congo days before the end of President Joseph Kabila’s constitutional mandate. As December 19 approaches, the international community expressed concern at the humanitarian situation and persistent violence east of the country, particularly in North Kivu. […]

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Wheelchair trio battle for Canada 2017

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THREE junior wheelchair sides from the continent will contest the U23 African Championship qualifiers South Africa is hosting until Sunday. Wheelchair Basketball South Africa (WBSA) will host the competition featuring the host nation, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. The championship will have a total of ten games which will be played […]

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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Central Africa fosters growth of digital economy

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – CENTRAL Africa’s digital transformation ambitions have received a major boost with the adoption of model laws on telecommunications, cyber security and the regulatory framework. Member countries of the Central African Economic Community (ECCAS) – supported by the Economic Commission for Africa and the International Telecommunications […]

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Serobe honoured at SA premier business awards

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLORIA Serobe, the public service and private sector doyen, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achiever Award at the South African Premier Awards in Johannesburg. Guest of Honour, Dr Rob Davies, the Minister of Trade and Industry, bestowed the honour on Serobe, the Executive Director of WIPHOLD and Chief […]

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Rwanda seeks justice from France over genocide

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – FRANCE has been urged to prosecute fugitives of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Rights group made the appeal after a French court sentenced former Rwandan intelligence chief, Pascal Simbikangwa, for genocide and complicity in crimes against humanity. Human Rights Watch said while the conviction was […]

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New twist to proposed insurance mergers

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SHORT-term insurance distributor, Collision and Management Centre (CMC), is concerned a proposed major between Hollard and two other companies could drive it out of business. The mergers concern Hollard and the Regent Group as well as Hollard and MotoVantage. CMC is worried that post-merger its sole and exclusive agreement […]

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Voting underway for top Nigeria oil, gas companies

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – VOTING has opened for the Nigeria Oil and Gas Awards, scheduled for Abuja in February. The winners will be announced at the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (NOG) in Abuja. The NOG 2017 Awards will recognise the outstanding work from companies that are helping to contribute to […]

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SA wireless association attains member milestone

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) has passed the 370-member mark some 12 years after it was first incorporated. Formed in 2004 to represent and self-regulate the then fledgling wireless content and applications industry, WASPA continues to ensure proper consumer protection in an ever-changing technological landscape. “That […]

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TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa Foundation, which on Tuesday marked 15 years of existence, said it had spent R700 million (US$51 million) through various interventions. These are in education, health, arts and enterprise development. The MTN Group invested approximately R335 million in support of its MTN Foundations and corporate social investment […]

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FNB Banking App wins global award

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FIRST National Bank said it had been recognised in the United Kingdom for its banking app. It received an accolade as the “Best Mobile System/Service Initiative.” Yolande Steyn, Head of Innovation at FNB, says they are honoured andprivileged to receive the global accolade. “It is testament to the […]

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Trio arrested for killing, abducting Dangote staff

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police has arrested three suspects that allegedly murdered one worker and kidnapped five expatriate staff of the Dangote Group. The suspects have been named as Abubakar Gide (24) Abdullahi Salihu (22) and Babuga Adamu (25), from Ogun, […]

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Modern church exhibits the triple standard

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA HOW possible is it to preach the True Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ when our lifestyles are questionable and are of dubious character? How can we convince unbelievers to obey Jehovah God through His begotten Son Jesus Christ when we don’t obey Him. How can we teach unbelievers to […]

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Monday, 5 December 2016

25 years for Rwanda genocide executor

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – RIGHTS groups have welcomed the sentencing of a perpetrator of the genocide that killed over 1 million people in Rwanda in 1994. The French-based Bobigny Criminal Court has confirmed the sentencing of Pascal Simbikangwa to 25 years’ imprisonment for acts of genocide and complicity participation […]

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Rebel groups murder at will in CAR

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SERIOUS fighting between rival armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) have left at least 14 people dead and 76 injured over the past month. The bandits appear to have deliberately targeted the deceased during the main clashes in the central town of Bria. […]

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Kenya cyber attacks grow in sophistication

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE recent hacking Kenya’s Government has highlighted the increasing attacks in the country and placed a spotlight on the vulnerabilities and losses both government and online businesses are facing. Kenya is losing about US$146 million every year according to a recent cyber security report on […]

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Media not welcome in Zim coalition talks

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – TALKS to establish a formidable opposition to oust veteran Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe in 2018 are back on course. However, they are held secretly from the glare of the media, to avoid laying bare strategies to the ruling Zanu (PF). The country’s two leading opposition […]

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AU salutes Nigeria for winning women’s AFCON

From ROSY SADOU in YaoundĂ©, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – THE Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has congratulated Nigeria’s women’s soccer team for winning the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Falcons edged hosts Cameroon’s Indomitable Lionesses 1-0 to win their eighth trophy. Dlamini Zuma equally congratulated […]

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Curve Group buys SA’s Stock Shop

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DIGITAL empowerment company, Curve Group, has announced the acquisition of Stock Shop, one of South Africa’s premier fintech brands. Curve Group is a specialised human resources consultancy in the fields of people, culture and change management, with locations in Australia and Singapore. The latter provides the financial services industry […]

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Saggia new SAP East Africa Managing Director

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SAP Africa has today announced the appointment of Dr Gilbert Saggia as its new Managing Director in East Africa. He takes over from Ashley Boag. Prior to his most recent position as Kenya Country Managing Director at Oracle, Saggia was Regional Manager: East Africa at […]

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SA marks global competition day

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has joined the international community in commemorating World Competition Day. It has joined a coalition of competition authorities and civil society organisations to mark the event. First marked in 1980, World Competition Day highlights the potential benefits from an effectively implemented competition regime and calls on consumers […]

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World population surpasses 7 billion

SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE world’s population has shot to an estimated 7,4 billion people as Nigeria remains the continent’s most populous country. According statistics released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), China is leading with 1,38 billion followed by fellow Asian nation India with 1,32 billion. The United States of America […]

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Ghana, Uganda receive new money transfer service

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE United Kingdom-based digital money transfer provider, SimbaPay, has announced the launch of its money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda. Using the SimbaPay app or website, these nationals living in Europe can now send money to mobile phones in Ghana or Uganda instantly. “This is the perfect Christmas […]

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Fragile DRC cracks down on media

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE independent media is on the receiving end of a crackdown by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s on critics of President Joseph Kabila’s clinging to power. Since November, amid indications polls would be postponed, five journalists have been arrested and the government […]

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Rape in S. Sudan at alarming levels

From RAJIR BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – RAPE has reached epic proportions in the conflict-torn South Sudan where government forces and rebel groups are tormenting civilians. In a horrendous turn of events, 70 percent of women in the capital Juba have been raped since the onset of the civil war in 2013. […]

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Dlamini-Zuma AU shoes too big to fill

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – FINDING it difficult to replace South Africa’ Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the African Union Commission Chairperson (AUC), AU will convene the first-ever leadership debate for candidates contesting for the position. The debate set for Friday will be conducted before a live audience at the […]

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Uganda warlord under ICC trial

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – THE International Criminal Court (ICC) will conduct its first trial since a decision by some African countries to leave the court. Burundi, Gambia and South Africa have announced withdrawals from ICC citing unfair treatment of Africans. Tomorrow (Tuesday), one of Uganda’s feared warlords Dominic Ongwen, […]

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Friday, 2 December 2016

Breakthrough achieved in Li-ion batteries

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE world’s first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery able to withstand high temperatures has been unveiled. Huawei announced the battery made by Watt Laboratory, an organization under its Central Research Institute made by as a major breakthrough. Research results show that new graphene-based heat-resistant technologies allow Li-ion batteries to remain […]

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Moment of Silence for the victims of the Colombia plane crash

JOHANNESBURG – The Premier Soccer League (PSL) will observe a moment of silence for the players and officials of the Brazilian football club Associagäo Chapecoense de Futebol who lost their lives in a tragic plane accident while travelling to play the final of the Copa Sudamericana. The moment of silent will apply at all Absa […]

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Web providers wary of European fraud threat

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EASTERN European and Russian online fraudsters make up the lion’s share of the six figure hacking attempts directed at local networks every day. This is according to South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) which says the key to better protecting the country’s transactional consumers lies in better information […]

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CAS to rule on disgraced Blatter’s challenge

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will on Monday issue its decision in the arbitration procedure between Joseph Blatter and the Federation of International Football Federations (FIFA). The beleaguered former president of the association in March filed an appeal at CAS against the decision issued by the FIFA […]

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New A330-300 boost SAA expansion

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Airways has received its first new A330-300 aircraft. The aircraft arrival forms part of five new A330-300 aircraft on order, which will enable the airline to expand its current route network and improve its efficiencies. “A new aircraft arrival in our fleet is a special occasion and […]

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OPEC quota cuts envisaged to revive Nigeria oil sector

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A local financial house has welcomed the decision by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to lower its production quotas and revive the industry. The organisation overcame its internal differences on Wednesday to announce a cut of 1,2 million barrels per day (mbpd) […]

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Thursday, 1 December 2016

South Sudan on verge of another Rwanda

From JAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Sudan, the world’s youngest country, is on the brink of a catastrophe similar to the genocide in Rwanda where 1 million people were killed in the 1990s. This is according to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights at the end of a ten-day […]

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Kenya journalist faces Uganda terrorism charge

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MEDIA rights groups are outrage at the arrest of a Kenyan television journalist for allegedly abetting terrorism in neighbouring Uganda. The arrest of Kenya Television Network (KTN) reporter and anchor, Joy Doreen Biira, is the aftermath of a deadly battle between security forces and the […]

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Baby chimps trio rescued from cookpot

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – RESCUERS are in a race against time to save three baby chimpanzees rescued from bushmeat trade in the Central African Republic (CAR). Some 579 million forest mammals are killed annually in the region to support the trade. A Good Samaritan has saved the baby chimpanzees […]

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SA deepens competition ties with Brazil

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Competition Commission of South Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Administrative Council for Economic Defense of Brazil (CADE) to strengthen competition law enforcement between the countries. The MoU by the two BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries has been signed in France on […]

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How mobile has empowered Africa’s un-banked

With Manal Murbarak How do you see FinTech evolve further into IoT platforms for greater holistic consumer interconnectivity? FinTech with the advantage of specialty in specific domain/service can deliver high quality services. When those services are integrated with big companies platforms and portfolio like telecom operators, I believe they deliver a better offerings to customers. […]

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Mobile money uptake soars in Rwanda

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has recorded over 1 million active Mobile Money users. The customers make over 7 million transactions per month, with a monthly transaction value of Rwf 70 billion (US$86 million) on the platform. The milestone is attributed to the introduction of innovative products that […]

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