Archive for: August, 2015

Nigeria’s Beijing 2015 outing a disappointment

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From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) -A DAMP squib. For lack of a sterner description, that best describes Nigeria’s outing at the just-ended International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) Championships in Beijing China. The continent’s most populous nation reminded us once again that being the richest (Nigeria’s economy is the biggest in Africa) […]

German biometric scheme thwarts Nigeria fraudsters

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From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE biometric installation by a leading German firm in the country’s banking industry is said to have significantly reduced fraud and money laundering in the local sector. The biometric installation from DERMALOG has successfully registered over 18 million customers in Nigeria. So far, officials said, […]

JSE launches Interest Rate Swap Futures

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By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), which is the continent’s largest bourse, has officially launched the JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures. It will be based on the Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate (JIBAR) and denominated in South African Rand. The product will follow the standard South African swap […]

Technology experts grace ITA 2015 summit

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By SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESURG, (CAJ News) THE most influential leaders in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Africa will this week meet in South Africa for the third edition of the Information Technology Association (ITA) Summit. This year’s summit, beginning on Tuesday, will tackle critical issues like access to the internet, cybersecurity and internet […]

US resends condolences to Chibok families

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From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – UNITED States Department of State Spokesperson, John Kirby, has condemned the recent deadly raids on villages in northeast Nigeria. The Islamic militant Boko Haram insurgents have been blamed for the violence. “We extend our sympathies to the families and loved ones of the civilians who […]

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