Archive for: January, 2015

New AU chairman’s acceptance speech

AU Chairman Mugabe

Full text of the Acceptance Speech by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chairman of Sadc, Cde R. G. Mugabe, on being confirmed as the Chairman of the African Union at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan. 30, 2015 Outgoing chairperson of the African Union, President Mohammed Ould […]

AU Chair Mugabe welcomes oil discoveries

President Robert Gabriel Mugabe

from HAILEMARIAM GUTA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – INCOMING African Union (AU) Chairman, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, has hailed the discovery of vast oil resources in the continent, which he said colonialists missed. In his acceptance speech, Mugabe sang the praises of Equatorial Guinea which is among countries that have discovered […]

Scores killed as herdsmen storm Taraba village

Fulani herdsmen

From AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AT least 27 Nigerian people have been killed after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Nwonko village in Wukari local government council of Taraba State. The onslaught, which started Friday, has also resulted to massive destruction of farmlands and property worth millions of Naira. Several persons were […]

Shettima demands elections go on despite terrorism

Al Shabaab terrorists, photo, AP

from AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S Bormo State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has opposed calls for the postponement of the general elections in terror-stricken the deferment would be unconstitutional. His area, as well as Adamawa and Yobe States, are under emergency rule owing to terror the Boko Haram sect is […]

Kenya prepares for regional ICT conference

Information Security East Africa

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for the Connected East African Conference are underway. The seventh edition of the event previously known as Connected Kenya is scheduled for March 30 to April 2 in Diani, Kwale County. In tandem with the agenda, the theme this year is, “Integration: The strength […]

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