Archive for: March, 2016

Loss making NNPC set for turnaround

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OKORO CHINEDU ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A positive future is projected for the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPPC) despite the company recently reporting a financial deficit. NNPC’s accounts for January show a group deficit of N3,6bn (US$18m) against N11,9 billion the previous month. Group revenue slumped to N130,9 billion n (US$665m) from N184,4 to the previous month. The setbacks […]

African start-ups converge in Johannesburg


SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE market leader in enterprise application software, SAP, is looking for promising African start-up companies interested in developing software solutions using the SAP HANA high-performance in-memory database and computing platform. SAP Africa will host the third SAP HANA® Start-up Forum in Johannesburg on April 7 and 8. Over the last three years, […]

Telco launches converged SME ICT offers

MTN Group

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN Business has introduced a range of  converged business offers for small and medium businesses (SMEs). The offers seek to provide SMEs with affordable and easy to understand Information Communications Technology (ICT) services and solutions to enable them to lower their costs, improve productivity, produce higher quality products, increase customer satisfaction and […]

Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital nears completion


MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -THE dream by the first President of a democratic South Africa, Nelson Mandela, to bring free and accessible healthcare to Southern Africa’s children is coming to fruition. The R1 billion Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg has taken a significant a step closer to completion with R790 million already been donated towards the […]

Hunger worsens Somalians’ woes

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – A SEVERE drought has compounded an already  challenging humanitarian situation in Somalia. Aid agencies have subsequently launched a Call for Aid seeking US$ 105 million to scale-up critical, life-saving assistance and build resilience for more than one million people in the drought-affected northern regions of the country. The severe […]

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