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Digital platforms revolution alters consumer viewing habits


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


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

zim flag

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 […]

Free State Stars lifts Nedbank Cup

Nedbank Cup champions, Free State Stars

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – A SOLITARY strike by Goodman Dlamini in 44th minute earned Free State Stars the 2017/2018 Nedbank trophy, which was strongly contested at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. Free State narrowly beat Maritzburg United 1-0 in the Nedbank Cup final to lift the title, which […]

Billions invested in renewable energy to address SA power deficit

Solar energy storage plant

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Pofadder, Northern Cape POFADDER, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT and the private sector are investing billions of rands as South Africa makes the most of its abundance in renewable sources of energy and ultimately address erratic power supplies that are partly to blame for prevailing economic challenges. The country has vast clean energy sources as […]

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