Category archives for: HOSPITALITY

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


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) […]

Locust invasion threatens children’s food supplies

Desert locusts

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE food supplies of some of the most vulnerable children and families in South Sudan are under threat as massive swarms of desert locusts invade the country. Areas towards South Sudan’s border with Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda are worst affected. “Our team in South Sudan […]

20 refugees dead in stampede for food aid

Stampede for food claims 20 lives Niger

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE death of 20 people during a stampede over food and cash aid in Niger is the latest catastrophe in a crisis perpetrated by the Boko Haram terror group. Women and infants were among those killed during the scuffle in the Diffa region. It is […]

Avon, David Tlale alliance offers bespoke beauty products

Avon Justine Managing Director for South Africa, Mafahle Mareletse

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A STUDY by global market research and consumer data company, Statista, indicates that the fashion industry in South Africa raked in revenues of R9,6 billion (US$639,3 million) in 2019 from the sales of footwear, apparel, bags and accessories. This is up from R7,8 billion generated in the previous […]

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