Archive for: July, 2017

Mabuza overcomes greatest of adversities to champion youth

Mabuza Thabang ,Social Entrepreneur.

by DIKELEDI NOKWANE JOHANNEBSURG, (CAJ News) – AGED four, Thabang  Mabuza witnessed the murder of his mother by his step-father who also took his own life. A pursuit of his biological father ended in another tragedy when the parent’s life was shortened by the scourge of HIV/AIDs so prevalent in South Africa. Out of the […]

Fixed-Mobile Convergence in emerging markets -Organic vs. Inorganic

Pol Creus, Analyst, Delta Partners

By HANI ABBASI and POL CREUS  –FIXED-Mobile Convergence (FMC) – owing to several benefits including significant cost synergies, revenue uplift and improved customer loyalty – is becoming increasingly popular in emerging markets, following success stories in developed countries.In developed markets, early adopters to FMC (e.g. Vodafone, Orange, BT, AT&T, Rogers and Telefonica), have established their […]

Persecution chases Tanzania albino kids out of home


From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – RURAL schoolchildren living with albinism in Tanzania are abandoning their homes and seeking refuge in school-based protection centres. The exodus confirmed by the United Nations comes in the wake of violence against albinos.Ikponwosa Ero, the voluntary UN independent expert on the enjoyment of human rights […]

Alleged police graft strains Zimbabwean courts


From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN journalists and residents have been jailed for exposing and protesting alleged corruption by traffic police.The police are accused of bringing public transport to a halt through ceaseless roadblocks and petty charges.The country’s Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) is inundated by appeals for representation amid […]

Angola plans massive repatriation of DRC refugees


From PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – ANGOLA is planning to repatriate more than 30 000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Government officials believe the crisis in the troubled DRC has eased,paving way for the returns.Some 1 500 Congolese citizens have voluntarily returned to their areas of origin. The […]

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