Archive for: February, 2018

Wives livid as Zimbabwe miners go years unpaid

Hwange Colliery

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean High Court has ruled in favour of women protesting over non-payment of their husbands by the country’s biggest coal mine. It is alleged the mine has failed to pay the workers for five years. Judge Justice Lavender Makoni dealt a major blow to […]

Nigeria journalists arraigned on invented terror charges


From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN authorities have been urged to drop charges of terrorism laid against executives of a news website that published articles critical of the president’s family and the head of police. Brothers Timothy and Daniel Elombah, who are editor and chief executive respectively of the independent […]

First car to be driven by smartphone revealed


by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE first car to be driven by an artificial intelligence- (AI-) powered smartphone has been unveiled. It is the brainchild of Huawei, the global technology leader. Officials believe the ‘RoadReader’ project pushes the boundaries of Huawei’s object recognition technology and puts the learning capabilities, speed and performance of […]

Inspiring is multitalented Effoduh’s last laugh

Inspiring Jake Okechukwu Effoduh

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – LAUGHED at by other children and made to feel out of place because of his stammer, coupled with the challenges endured growing up as an orphaned, last-born child, one would expect Jake Okechukwu Effoduh to be having the last laugh. Today, about three decades later, […]

Zimbabwe’s EcoCash Savings Club scoops global award

ECO-CASH Savings Club

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare , Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ECO-CASH Savings Club, the offering by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Mahindra Comviva, has received a global award for empowering women in the developing world. The solution won the Best Mobile Innovation for Women in Emerging Markets at the Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards 2018, announced […]

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