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Somalis deported after failed trip to South Africa

Somali map

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – SOME 17 Somali immigrants have been repatriated following an unsuccessful journey to South Africa. Authorities in Tanzania recently halted the trip, intercepting and detaining the illegal immigrants. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) helped the Somalis return voluntarily from Tanzania under the European Union-IOM Joint […]

Maths sensation putting SA on the ‘clever’ map

Ralph McDougall South African Tertiary Mathematics Olympiad

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AT only 18 and still in high school, South African mathematics prodigy, Ralph McDougall, has the world at his feet. Such is his brilliance that the Cape-Town born scholar recently was joint top in the South African Tertiary Mathematics Olympiad (SATMO), finishing alongside five second- and third-year university […]

Millions displaced after Mali series of conflicts

Mali troops

From RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – CLASHES between farmers and cattle herders as well as inter-communal conflicts and floods have displaced about 5 million people in Mali. Of these, 1,3 million have been displaced since the beginning of the year. Floods have worsened the displacement crisis after leaving 137 000 people […]

Militants murder 1 000 in Congolese terror hotspot


from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – REBEL fighters have killed more than 1 000 civilians since the upsurge of violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) four years ago. Human rights groups reported that many victims were hacked to death with axes or machetes or shot dead. More than […]

Huawei, SA maintain ICT talent ecosystem scheme

Huawei CEO Spawn Fan, DTPS Minister Siyabonga Cwele, Chinese
Ambassador Lin Songtian, and Huawei COO Christina Naidoo with ten ICT
university students at the send off ceremony for Seeds of the Future
Programme 2018

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and the South African government have strengthened their commitment to jointly build an information and communications technology (ICT) talent ecosystem and support the country’s digital transformation. The company and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) have held their third joint annual Seeds for the Future […]

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