Wednesday , 20 February 2019

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  • Nigeria hangs on cliff edge after poll postponement

    Nigeria hangs on cliff edge after poll postponement

    from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA - NIGERIA is on a knife-edge after authorities postponed  general elections this past weekend. The rescheduling of the presidential and p ...

  • Millions without food as hunger rises in Africa

    Millions without food as hunger rises in Africa

    from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI - SOME 257 million Africans – a fifth of the total  population's 1.3 billion people are undernourished as hunger rises in the continen ...

  • CAR to try French terror mastermind in absentia

    CAR to try French terror mastermind in absentia

    from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic BANGUI - AUTHORITIES in the Central African Republic (CAR) will try in absenstia the Frenchman, Christophe Renaiteau, arrested i ...

  • Russia-brokered truce takes effect in CAR

    Russia-brokered truce takes effect in CAR

    from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic BANGUI - A LONG-AWAITED peace agreement, brokered by Russia, between the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and 14 ...

W/Cape discloses spend on initiation programme

W/Cape discloses spend on initiation programme

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) - THE Western Cape spent around R 500 000 in the last financial year to ensure a successful initiation season. The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport c ...

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Mobile industry reacts to record NCC penalty

Mobile industry reacts to record NCC penalty

ABUJA, (CAJ News) - MOBILE network operators have denounced the fine the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has imposed on fellow operator,MTN Nigeria. The country's biggest ...

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SA children “addicted” to the internet

SA children “addicted” to the internet

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - A CONSIDERABLE number of South African parents are concerned their children’s internet-dependency is becoming an addiction. This is according to finding ...

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Candidates confirmed for FIFA Presidency

Candidates confirmed for FIFA Presidency

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) member associations have proposed seven candidates for the presidency of the crisis-torn org ...

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Mining firms’ encouraging uptake of technology

Mining firms’ encouraging uptake of technology

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - SAP, the multinational software corporation, is exploring ways of enhancing the growth of the mining industry through technology. In line with that, som ...

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Eskom: No load shedding for six weeks

Eskom: No load shedding for six weeks

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility, announced it had entered six weeks without load shedding. The positive development is attributed to current stabili ...

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Late Cape Town footballer mourned

Late Cape Town footballer mourned

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) - CONDOLENCES are pouring in for the late Ajax Cape Town player, Cecil Lolo, who has been killed in a car accident. The defender was 27. The Democratic Allia ...

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Joburg pumps R90-million into road projects

Joburg pumps R90-million into road projects

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE implementation of the City of  Johannesburg’s multimillion-rand Roads Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Programme is at an advanced stage in Region ...

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Mobile telco reacts to hefty NCC fine

Mobile telco reacts to hefty NCC fine

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - MTN has confirmed discussions were ongoing with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) after it fined it heftily for allegedly undermining efforts ...

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EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: Varsity student unrest grips Nigeria, SA

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: Varsity student unrest grips Nigeria, SA

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH, AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE & HANSRAJ KANHYE Africa Bureaus JOHANNEBSURG, (CAJ News)- NIGERIA and South Africa are ranked the two biggest economies in the contin ...

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