Monday, 22 May 2017

DRC has world’s most displaced population

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE Democratic Republic of Congo is worst affected by the conflict, violence and disasters that have caused 31,1 million new internal displacements over the past year. Of these displacements, 2,6 million took place in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Democratic Republic of the Congo was the country […]

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Soldiers accused of stripping Nigerian women naked

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Army is embroiled in yet another human rights predicament after allegations officers stripped naked scores of women protesting for the independence of a volatile region south of the country. The Indigenous People of the Biafra (IPOB) alleged the women were molested before their […]

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Eskom invites entries for SMEs competition

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Eskom Development Foundation has urged black-owned up-and-coming businesses to enter the Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC). Entries have been opened until July 18. Enterprises that have been operating for more than two years qualify. A total of R1,3 million worth of prizes up for grabs across in […]

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Capitec subdues rivals as SA best digital bank

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CAPITEC has been named South Africa’s best digital bank. According to Columinate, the modern independent insights agency, the bank ousted First National Bank (FNB) from the top spot. Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Absa, in that order, trailed. The Columinate’s SITEisfaction survey also ranked Capitec as best in the […]

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Uganda battles overwhelming refugee crisis

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 900 000 South Sudanese that have fled the civil war and sought safety in Uganda are in urgent need of humanitarian support. The scale of the refugee influx has also pushed Uganda’s progressive refugee policies to the limit, overwhelming reception conditions and the […]

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Somali feeding centres flooded amid worst drought

From SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – THE worst drought in decades has doubled the influx of children at feeding centres for malnourished minors in Somalia. Among the most inundated is the facility run by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Baidoa, southwest of the country where 230 patients […]

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26 killed, thousands displaced after Kenya floods

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – AT least 26 people have been killed and about 25 000 displaced following increasingly intense rainfall in Kenya. The inclement weather has been widespread in the coastal, northeastern, central and western regions with 13 of the 47 counties (administrative zones) suffering flooding. Dr Abbas Gullet, […]

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State involvement in Ethiopian killings probed

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – RIGHTS groups are confident justice will prevail after the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for a United Nations-led independent investigation into the killing of hundreds of protesters in Ethiopia. A parliamentary committee reported more than 600 people were killed between November 2015 […]

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Thousands more uprooted in Mali conflict

From RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – A resurgence of communal violence and armed conflict has displaced thousands of people in northern Mali. Mali’s Commission on Movement of Population reported an increase of over 14 200 internally displaced persons (IDPs) since February, bringing the total number of people uprooted by violence across […]

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Saturday, 20 May 2017

Africa: What a New University in Africa Is Doing to Decolonise Social Sciences


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SA health minister condemns leaders for medical tourism

By MTHULISI SIBANDA and GIFT NDOLWANE PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, has criticized African leaders for seeking treatment overseas while presiding over collapsing healthcare systems in their continent. The candid Motsoaledi bemoaned the trend as longtime Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe embarked on yet another medical trip to the Far East […]

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Siemens launches global smart metering technology

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES can now take full control of their revenue by improving billing accuracy thanks to a first-of-its-kind advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology that has been launched in South Africa. Launched at African Utility Week in Cape Town, the Siemens OPEX Model it is anticipated to enhance revenue collection […]

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New card promotes Cameroon cashless economy

From ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – MASTERCARD and United Bank of Africa (UBA) have partnered to promote financial inclusion in Cameroon with the roll out of the Debit MasterCard.Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution will deliver a quick, convenient and secure payment alternative for all citizens,instantly.“As a group, we […]

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Besieged Nigeria gripped by new disease outbreaks

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – OUTBREAKS of bilharzia, diarrhea, malaria and whooping cough have been reported at overstretched camps hosting thousands of refugees northeast of Nigeria.This has coincided with sharp spike in the number of spontaneous returns from neighbouring Cameroon.Scores have left the Central African country while it has been […]

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Congolese crisis spreads to new territories

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE militancy afflicting the Democratic Republic of Congo has sprouted in yet another province resulting in the displacement of more than 23 000 people.The emergence of the crisis in the central Kwilu Province brings the number of provinces in the DRC affected by the militancy […]

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Police, motorists battles claim lives in Zimbabwe

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – RUNNING battles between Zimbabwe traffic police and errant drivers are resulting in unnecessary deaths on roads.This has been worsened by police officers throwing spikes at pirating taxi operators, resulting in a surge in traffic accidents.A woman was killed this week in the northern Karoi when police […]

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Striking soldiers instill fear in Ivory Coast

From ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – THE Government of Ivory Coast has managed to bring under control the insecurity triggered by soldiers protesting over salaries.The soldiers had in recent days quit their barracks and run amok brandishing their guns in public thoroughfares. Over 8 000 officers engaged in protest.A deal […]

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Rebels’ reign of terror grip CAR, DRC

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – An escalation of violence blamed on the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and other armed groups has left over 30 people dead in the Central African Republic (CAR) and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The violence has been severe in particularly in the eastern CAR prefectures […]

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Tarnoy tops as African power personnel honoured

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, (CAJ News) – UNITED Kingdom entrepreneur, Helen Tarnoy, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Utility Week Industry Awards held in South Africa.The recognition of the Aldwych International co-founder and Managing Director is an endorsement of her passionate devotion to the continent’s power market for about […]

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African Union grateful to Mugabe’s cattle donation

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – THE African Union has urged people and organisations in the continent to emulate Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, after the leader donated 300 cattle to the organisation.The cattle will be auctioned in a series of events that will take place nationwide throughout the month […]

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Friday, 19 May 2017

SA health minister condemns leaders for medical tourism

By MTHULISI SIBANDA and GIFT NDOLWANE PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, has criticized African leaders for seeking treatment overseas while presiding over collapsing healthcare systems in their continent. The candid Motsoaledi bemoaned the trend as longtime Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe embarked on yet another medical trip to the Far East […]

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Siemens launches global smart metering technology

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES can now take full control of their revenue by improving billing accuracy thanks to a first-of-its-kind advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology that has been launched in South Africa. Launched at African Utility Week in Cape Town, the Siemens OPEX Model it is anticipated to enhance revenue collection […]

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New card promotes Cameroon cashless economy

From ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – MASTERCARD and United Bank of Africa (UBA) have partnered to promote financial inclusion in Cameroon with the roll out of the Debit MasterCard.Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution will deliver a quick, convenient and secure payment alternative for all citizens,instantly.“As a group, we […]

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Besieged Nigeria gripped by new disease outbreaks

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – OUTBREAKS of bilharzia, diarrhea, malaria and whooping cough have been reported at overstretched camps hosting thousands of refugees northeast of Nigeria.This has coincided with sharp spike in the number of spontaneous returns from neighbouring Cameroon.Scores have left the Central African country while it has been […]

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Congolese crisis spreads to new territories

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE militancy afflicting the Democratic Republic of Congo has sprouted in yet another province resulting in the displacement of more than 23 000 people.The emergence of the crisis in the central Kwilu Province brings the number of provinces in the DRC affected by the militancy […]

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Police, motorists battles claim lives in Zimbabwe

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – RUNNING battles between Zimbabwe traffic police and errant drivers are resulting in unnecessary deaths on roads.This has been worsened by police officers throwing spikes at pirating taxi operators, resulting in a surge in traffic accidents.A woman was killed this week in the northern Karoi when police […]

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Striking soldiers instill fear in Ivory Coast

From ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – THE Government of Ivory Coast has managed to bring under control the insecurity triggered by soldiers protesting over salaries.The soldiers had in recent days quit their barracks and run amok brandishing their guns in public thoroughfares. Over 8 000 officers engaged in protest.A deal […]

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Rebels’ reign of terror grip CAR, DRC

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – An escalation of violence blamed on the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and other armed groups has left over 30 people dead in the Central African Republic (CAR) and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The violence has been severe in particularly in the eastern CAR prefectures […]

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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Tarnoy tops as African power personnel honoured

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, (CAJ News) – UNITED Kingdom entrepreneur, Helen Tarnoy, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Utility Week Industry Awards held in South Africa.The recognition of the Aldwych International co-founder and Managing Director is an endorsement of her passionate devotion to the continent’s power market for about […]

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African Union grateful to Mugabe’s cattle donation

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – THE African Union has urged people and organisations in the continent to emulate Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, after the leader donated 300 cattle to the organisation.The cattle will be auctioned in a series of events that will take place nationwide throughout the month […]

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Government critics faces 20 years for alleged

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – RIGHTS groups are outraged at the guilty verdict passed on a political activist found guilty of promoting terrorism through online media posts.Former Ethiopian opposition spokesman, Yonatan Tesfaye, now faces up to 20 years in prison after courts found him liable for “encouragement of […]

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Central Africa refugee crisis spiraling beyond borders

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE crisis-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is experiencing a surge of refugees from equally-troubled Central African Republic (CAR), which has degenerated into lawlessness.The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported yesterday (Wednesday) some 2 750 refugees from CAR had sought refuge in the […]

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Millions more face starvation in Nigeria

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria, MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE outbreak of epidemics in Nigeria and neighbouring countries, coupled with a rising number  of people experiencing severe hunger, demands urgent funding and resolution to conflict.This is according to children’s empowerment organisations as it emerged an additional 2 million people would face critical food insecurity […]

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IT doyen Plattner allays fears machines will replace humans

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, USA ORLANDO, FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – THE advent of artificial intelligence (AI),the technology centred on the intelligence exhibited by machines, will not entirely eliminate jobs meant for humans, an executive in the information and communications technology sector has said. >SAP Co-Founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Prof Hasso Plattner,nonetheless projected […]

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West Africa Clean Energy Corridor launched at African Utility Week

Staff Reporter CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE West Africa Clean Energy Corridor (WACEC) has been launched in Cape Town with the aim of accelerating the deployment of utility scale renewable energy into the region. The launch was part of the African Utility Week Conference currently underway in the South African city. Renewable energy expert […]

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Digital evolution underway in African power sector

By GIFT NDOLWANE in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – OVER 200 government officials, electric power industry executives and experts have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to explore ways to accelerate digital transformation within the power industry. Meeting under the aegis of the fifth Huawei Power Summit, under the theme, “Leading New ICT, […]

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Eskom, Huawei partnership to advance smart grid innovation

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – LEADING global information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, has announced a smart grid joint innovation partnership with South African  utility, Eskom, to accelerate digital transformation in the power industry. The transformation will be attained through the development of internet of things (IoT), cloud, […]

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Biggest killers of African youth revealed

From MARIA MACHARIAin Nairobi, Kenya,NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MOREthan 3 000 adolescents, mostly in Africa, are dying daily from largely preventable causes.This total over 1,2 million deaths per year.According to the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO), road traffic injuries, lower respiratory infections and suicide are the biggest causes of death among these youths. Most […]

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New SAP digital tools promote customer feedback

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, USA ORLANDO, FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – SAP has announced two new initiatives as part of a commitment to address customers’ concerns. The SAP Cloud Trust Center and a new digital tool called the SAP Transformation Navigator have been rolled out to deliver greater transparency and clearer product guidance for […]

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Uganda police in suspects torture scandal

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda,KAMPALA, (CAJ News)–UGANDAN police have allegedly tortured suspects to making illicit statements on the murder of a police commander shot dead by unknown assailants recently.Thirteen suspects have been arrested for the murder of Assistant Inspector General, Andrew Kaweesi, the second-most senior official in the force, who was killed in March along […]

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Experts discuss West Africa’s ICT trends

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – WEST Africa’s most influential information and communications technology executives will on Thursday gather in Nigeria for the International Data Corporation (IDC) West Africa Chief Information Officers (CIO) Summit. The event will focus on the theme of “Enabling Dynamic Change for the Digital Era.” Showcasing a […]

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Ebola infects hundreds more in DRC

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC,KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE Ebola crisis afflicting the Democratic Republic of Congo is worse than initially confirmed after it emerged hundreds of people could be infected.European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management,Christos Stylianides, who is also the EU Ebola Coordinator,confirmed the escalation.He pointed out last Friday, the […]

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

SAP invests $50 billion in latest innovations

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, USA ORLANDO, FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the global software market leader, has invested more than US$50 billion in new solutions and innovations to enable businesses enhance their operations. SAP global Chief Executive Officer, Bill McDermott, disclosed the investment on Tuesday in Orlando in the Florida […]

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Innovation to revolutionise Africa healthcare services

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, USA FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN hospitals are perfectly poised to leapfrog some of the problems experienced by their peers in more developed countries, technology experts said. SAP Africa Healthcare Industry Principal, Charmaine Odendaal, said technology innovations would play a key role in enabling this breakthrough. “Digital transformation enables better […]

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Saphila 2017 experts confirmed

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NUMBER of high profile experts have signed up to share their knowledge at Saphila 2017, the African SAP User Group’s (AFSUG) biennial conference for SAP users, set for Sun City in June.Among these are Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, the global provider of cloud-based human capital […]

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Madeje: Tanzania’s empowerment gift to Africa

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – FORMER President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, recently remarked African leaders must turn rhetoric into reality and commitment into progress. He was speaking in his capacity as the special envoy for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, an initiative to complement the United Nations […]

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Modern technology features at global SAP summit

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, USA ORLANDO, USA, (CAJ News) – MODERN technologies such as Digital Business, Internet of Things, Machine Learning as well as Small and Midsize Enterprises solutions and applications will feature prominently at the SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, United States, where global technology leaders have converged. […]

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Monday, 15 May 2017

Thousands more uprooted by Congolese militancy

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC, (CAJ News) – THE incessant clashes between Armed Forces of Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and Kamuina Nsapu militia have displaced over 100 000 civilians since the beginning of the month.This has brought the toll of people displaced by the militancy, and the army’s heavy-handed response to it, to […]

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DS: Uganda soldiers in CAR raping spree

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda, (CAJ News) – It is feared the allegations are only a tip of the iceberg because sexual violence is generally underreported while in the CAR, women and girls often do not report sexual violence or exploitation due to shame, stigma, or fear of retaliation. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said it […]

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Land clashes linger in liberated Nigeria zones

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – TENSIONS are rising in northeast Nigeria where refugees have returned to ares they had been displaced from to find their homes occupied by other families. The refugees had been uprooted by the Boko Haram terror group, most of them in 2015, but 1 million have […]

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Modern technology features at global SAP summit

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, USA ORLANDO, USA, (CAJ News) – MODERN technologies such as Digital Business, Internet of Things, Machine Learning as well as Small and Midsize Enterprises solutions and applications will feature prominently at the SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, United States, where global technology leaders have converged. […]

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Rack Centre attains acclaimed global certification

By  OKORO CHINEDU JOHANNESBURG,(CAJ News) -RACK Centre, the Sub Sahara Africa’s premium data centre and colocation services provider, is first West African facility to attain III Tier Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF). The TCCF certification by the Uptime Institute was achieved after a thorough forensic assessment of all aspects of Rack Centre’s facilities and operations […]

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SUSE offers software scholars new programme

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, is empowering students around the globe through a new academic programme. The curriculum includes courses for SUSE Linux Certified Administrator (SCA), among others. Matthew Lee, Regional Manager for SUSE Africa, said the company was readying teachers and students for the future with free access […]

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Millions secured for Zimbabwe energy projects

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -ENERGY generation in the region has received a major boost following the US$120 million financing deal Standard Bank has arranged for the rehabilitation of existing power infrastructure at Zimbabwe’s major power stations. Kariba South hydro and Hwange thermal power stations will be upgraded. Standard has finalised the debt package […]

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Victor Moses named Opera Africa brand ambassador

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – OPERA, the Norwegian software company, has announced Nigerian football star, Victor Moses, as brand ambassador in Africa. This coincides with Opera’s recent announcement to invest $100 million (N30 billion) in the continent. Jørgen Arnesen, Global Head of Marketing and Distribution at Opera, said football is […]

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Kenya and Huawei seal digital makeover agreement

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) -KENYA has signed an agreement to cooperate with Huawei for the East African country’s national digital transformation. President Uhuru Kenyattta signed on behalf of the government following a meeting with Huawei’s Rotating CEO, Guo Ping, in Beijing. The Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Energy and Petroleum, Transport […]

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Eskom Academy upskills SME business owners

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – MORE than 100 small business owners have graduated in Midrand after completing the eight-month Eskom Contractor Academy course. The graduation ceremony, held at the Eskom Academy of Learning, reaffirmed Eskom’s commitment to skills development, job creation and poverty alleviation. Since 2008, more than 1 000 graduates have graduated from the Contractor […]

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Tanzania edutainment scheme transforms African education

DARESALAAM, (CAJ News) – MATHSMATICS has been associated with the words “geeky and sophisticated” rather than “creative and artistic.” Stereotypically, teachers often do not inspire their students through promoting memorization. Some students feel like maths is a foreign language in which they cannot orient themselves. When students fail to progress in a maths class, they tend […]

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Global panic at latest Ebola outbreak

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – STAKEHOLDERS are making frantic efforts to thwart the spread of a deadly outbreak of Ebola that has claimed at least three lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is the first outbreak in the continent in more than three years and the seventh in […]

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Sunday, 14 May 2017

Scores slain in CAR weekend terror mayhem

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – DOCTORS have appealed for a ceasefire from warring parties to enable them to access scores injured during a terror attack that claimed an unspecified number of civilians and a peacekeeper and in Central African Republic. The skirmishes followed an attack on the southeastern Bangassou town wherea n […]

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Five killed, scores starve after Kenya floods

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – RECURRING floods have killed at least five peopleand raised possibility of prolonged hunger in southern Kenya. Torrential rains preceding the floods ruined hundreds of acres of farmlands and destroyed homes and roads in the drought-prone country. National Drought Management Authority regional coordinator, Roman Sherah,said farmers […]

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Congolese refugee toll doubles in Angola

From PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 20 500 refugees have sought safety in Angola after fleeing the insecurity and violence in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. The figures have doubled in recent weeks as the problems in the Kasai region escalate with no solution in sight. A steady stream […]

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Rampaging youths marring image of a new Ghana

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – THE PROLIFERATION of vigilante groups affiliated to the ruling administration and carrying incessant attacks on non-members of the party are tarnishing the image of the fifth democratically-elected administration of a country hailed as a haven for stability in West Africa. The violations are a major […]

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CAJ News, Radio Africa seal momentous partnership

by DIKELEDI NOKWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PAN-African news agency, Centre for African Journalists (CAJ) News Africa, and Radio Africa Group, one of Kenya’s biggest media organisations, have completed a twinning programme. The arrangement paves way for the two media groups collaborating on articles and other initiatives in future. A team of journalists and editors […]

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Delta arranges lucrative South America towers deal

By BUSINESS REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DELTA Partners has  acted as the sole strategic and financial advisor to Millicom International and its subsidiary, Telefonica, on the sale and lease-back of circa 1 400 wireless communications towers to American Tower Corporation in Paraguay. Millicom International offers digital and telecom services in Africa under Telefonica. Delta […]

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VW launches new Golf in SA

By MOTORING REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE updated Volkswagen Golf is being launched in South Africa with a revised engine line up, more technology, new infotainment, improved connectivity and revised styling. It has a retail price starting at R289 900. According to the car maker, the new Golf now offers even more value, style […]

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Junior basketballers aim to conquer Dubai

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African Under 23 national team will fly the local flag high at the ninth Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament taking place in the United Arab Emirates. The event takes place from May 11-19 at the Al Ahli Club in the capital Dubai. The junior national team […]

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Thousands of SA domain names at risk of deletion

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 12 000 org.za domain names are set for potential deletion in September. ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has confirmed the possibility on the back of 15 420 org.za domain names were suspended in September 2016 following an extensive pre-deletion public awareness by the organisation. Deletions are taking […]

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