Archive for: February, 2015

Grim future for terror Nigeria victims that fled to Niger

Nigeria terror victims

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SCORES of Nigerian refugees that fled to Niger are contemplating a bleak future owing to the terror crisis spilling over to the host communities in the neighbouring country they sought refuge in, a humanitarian agency said. The conflict broke out several months ago in north-eastern […]

Relief for SA power consumers, for now

Load shedding

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ESKOM, the South African power utility, said it had suspended load shedding but insisted it might implement such measures agains as the system remained constrained. The company said Stage 2 load shedding stopped on Thursday evening but it took longer to restore power to some areas. “The electricity […]

Zimbabwe’s world champion decries neglect by his country

World Welterweight Boxing champion, Cahrles Manyuchi

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S World Welterweight Boxing Champion (WBC)) and Africa Union Boxing king, Charles Manyuchi, at times feels like disowning his country of birth because of the lack of support from government. He might switch allegiances to Zambia where he feels he is more appreciated. “I want […]

Investment executive urges financiers to forego local risks

Ecobank CEO, Albert Essien

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – ECOBANK Group Chief Executive Officer, Albert Essien, urged investors to engage with African countries on a long-term basis and avoid abrupt changes in investment over perceived instability in certain markets. He has given the keynote address in Munich, Germany at the fourth Conference on Managing […]

Pirates, Supersport toast of Nedbank Last 16

Orlando Pirates vs SuperSport United

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DEFENDING champions, Orlando Pirates, will play Supersport United in the next round of the Nedbank Cup. This follows the Last 16 draw conducted in Johannesburg on Thursday. The Pirates/Supersport match is arguably the match of the round. Ajax Cape Town will play Bloemfontein Celtic while Bidvest Wits will […]

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