Category archives for: Finance

EXCLUSIVE: US defends “sovereignty” of African states in use of coal and gas

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from SCOTT COURIER in Washington, United States WASHINGTON, (CAJ News) – THE lack of electricity in Africa has become a factor in Washington’s “war on terror” Good news millions who live off the grid, but the policy is set to draw fire from those opposed to fossil fuel. Two of the most senior voices in […]

Zimbabwe embarks on broadband connectivity upgrade

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from MERCY MUJURU in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S sole fixed telephone operator, TelOne, has embarked on converged network upgrade aimed at enabling customers realise faster broadband connectivity. The state-owned fibre-optic operator said the exercise would ensure customers enjoyed faster video and telephone conferencing calls. Among other benefits include Interactive Voice Response Services […]

Digital platforms revolution alters consumer viewing habits

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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 97 percent of adult Kenyans with internet access are using some form of online video service, with nearly two-thirds paying to view digital online content. In Nigeria, the figure is put at around 92 percent while 55 percent of the adults are now paying to watch digital […]

South Africa GDP to suffer impact of fragile sectors

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By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ECONOMISTS have forecast the struggling manufacturing and mining sectors to impede the growth of South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2018. The projections come in the wake of figures released by Statistics South Africa indicating manufacturing production in the continent’s most advanced economy […]

Zimbabwe promised billions if polls are credible

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from DANAI MWARUMBA in Mutare, Zimbabwe MUTARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE has received assurances of $15 billion (about R180 billion) if the country embarks on credible, free and fair elections in the upcoming months. President Emmerson Mnangagwa disclosed the figures this past weekend as the ruling Zimbabwe African Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) kicked off its election […]

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