Archive for: July, 2016

The evolution and revolution of business networks in Africa

SAP Africa Managing Director, Brett Parker

By Brett Parker, MD for SAP Africa TRADE is in Africa’s blood. Its rich resources, numerous societies and access to the world have created a hotbed of trade civilisations. One could go back millennia to the early kingdoms around the continental horn – the forefathers and peers of the Ancient Egyptian world – or the […]

Emerging businesses to fly with training programme

Shanduka Black Umbrellas Chief Executive Officer,  Seapei Mafoyane

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A new business management and marketing training programme has been launched to develop South Africa’s upcoming black-owned entrepreneurs and businesses. Launched in Johannesburg, Siyandiza, the programme, is the result of a partnership between Shanduka Black Umbrellas, a national non-profit enterprise development incubator, and internet-related services and products tech giants, […]

Kids wallow in jail over insecurity

kid Abuses

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of children in conflict-affected countries have been detained as national security threats without charge for months or years. Human Rights Watch, in 35-page report, “Extreme Measures: Abuses against Children Detained as National Security Threats”, said the jailing of the minors is in response to […]

New innovations drive Orange digital transformation

Orange aims for growth in Africa

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the telecommunications operator, has outlined its vision and priorities for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The French-headquartered operator says it has identified a number of new sectors and activities in which it can play a key role in delivering digital transformation to this region. Bruno Mettling, Chief […]

Burundi refugees raped across borders

Burundian refugees gather on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kagunga village, Kigoma IMAGE -Human Rights Watch

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – MEMBERS of Burundi’s ruling party’s youth league, Imbonerakure, policemen and men wearing police uniforms have repeatedly gang-raped women since a wave of political protests began in 2015. Some rapes have been perpetrated at refugee camps in neighbouring countries. Rights groups report many of […]

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