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Nigeria alleges foreigners’ plot to vote in 2019


from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA has warned foreign nationals from fraudulently registering to vote in the West African country’s elections in 2019. The warning comes after the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) disclosed receiving reports alleging possible registration of foreigners ahead of the polls. It is reported the culprits are […]

Worshipper killed, eight kidnapped in CAR terror

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from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) BANGUI, (CAJ News) – AN armed man has shot dead a man and injured three after invading a church while eight civilians have been kidnapped in the latest crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). The killing of the man in the Catholic Church in central […]

Young South Africans groomed for jobs in ICT sector

Oracle Graduate Leadership programme - 2017 Graduates

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 22 previously disadvantaged South African students have begun careers in the country’s fast-growing information and communications technology (ICT) industry. This after completing a programme that equips formerly marginalised scholars with specialised technology and leadership skills. The youths have completed the fourth edition of Oracle’s Graduate Leadership Programme, […]

Research platform could solve BRICS energy problems


by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Think Tanks Council (BTTC) has proposed a new platform to help solve renewable energy challenges. BCCT said harmful banking regulations are restricting funding desperately needed for renewable energy projects hence its belief on an Energy Research Platform is the […]

Capitec, Nedbank vie to purchase Portugal’s Mercantile


by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Portuguese government has shortlisted Capitec, Nedbank, Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and a consortium of banks are in the shortlist to acquire Mercantile Bank Holdings Limited in South Africa. The consortium comprises Arise B.V. and Grindrod Bank Limited. This approval allows the sale process of Mercantile by Caixa […]

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