Archive for: December, 2016

Soldiers run amok at Beitbridge border


From SITHEMBILE DUBE in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe BEITBRIDGE, (CAJ News) – SOME Zimbabwean soldiers deployed at on the border with South Africa have gone on the rampage after a colleague was robbed of his AK 47 rifle during sexual intercourse. Robbers pounced on the unidentified army officer and her sex partner in the bushes at the […]

Rural folk starved into submission

Zimbabwe to experience drought

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE ruling party of Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, is accused of perpetrating violence and denying drought-stricken opposition supporters food ahead of crucial by-elections in the ancient province of Masvingo. Zanu (PF), which is increasing unpopular over economic crises, is contesting the Bikita West seat alongside […]

Ethiopians’ deadly journey to South Africa

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From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 30 Ethiopians have been rescued after being stranded for five months in Mozambique en route to South Africa for greener pastures. Seven died during the abortive trip. The migrants, all males aged between 21 and 39 years, including three children aged […]

Kids bear brunt of human traffickers

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – CHILDREN and women in Sub-Saharan Africa are the worst victims of human trafficking worldwide, it has emerged. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), trafficking for sexual exploitation and for forced labour remain the most prominently detected forms. However, victims are […]

Troops confirm defeat of Boko Haram


From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN troops declared victory over the brutal Boko Haram after dismantling the terrorists’ flag at the insurgents stronghold northeast of the country. The flag has been dismantled at Parisu, Camp Zero deep inside the vast Sambisa forest. Troops said this symbolised the defeat of the […]

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