Category archives for: Finance

Saudi loan transforms Banjul airport into regional hub

Gambia

from MOMODOU DIBBA in Banjul, Gambia BANJUL, (CAJ News) – A LOAN agreement the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has signed with The Gambia will culminate in improved facilities, jobs increasing to over 1 000 and the number of passengers increase by 43 percent to 400 000 at the Banjul International Airport. The loan will […]

South Africa records decline in malware attacks

Cybercrime

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa recorded a significant decrease in the number of mobile malware attacks in 2019 after growing awareness on the importance of mobile cyber security. According to researchers from Kasperky, the global cyber security firm, attacks in the country fell to 12 700 from 20 000 in 2018. The company projects […]

Mixed feelings to SA Budget Speech 2020

Finance minister, Mr Tito Mboweni

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE establishment of a state bank, formation of the Sovereign Wealth Fund and the slashing of the state wage bill in South Africa are among the highlights of the Budget Speech delivered by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, on Wednesday. For 2020/21, expenditure is projected […]

Resurgent agro sector raises SA job creation hopes

Vineyards

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE rejuvenated agricultural sector has emerged the industry offering the biggest hope for employment creation in South Africa, a country burdened by the scourge of rising joblessness, especially among millions of youth. While other major contributors to Southern Africa’s biggest economy (which is the continent’s second-largest, behind Nigeria) […]

Eminent Mukoyi leads global war against cyber criminals

Zimbabwe's Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) graduate, also a cyber security expert, who knows the 'nuts and bolts' of cyber security technology, Pardon Mukoyi, has assisted leading global technology companies, including United Nations (UN). Photo by Sukuoluhle Ndlovu, CAJ News Africa

from SUKUOLUHLE NDLOVU in Masvingo, Zimbabwe MASVINGO (CAJ News) – SYNONYMOUS with one of the most breathtaking architectural landscapes the globe over, it is probably befitting that the ancient Zimbabwean town of Masvingo can now lay claim to producing one of the world’s foremost bug bounty hunters. To the uninitiated, Masvingo elicits images of Great […]

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