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Nigerians urged to shun South African companies

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from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria Nigeria Bureau LAGOS, (CAJ News) – CALLS are intensifying for the boycott of South African companies in Nigeria following the recurrence of xenophobic attacks in the Southern African country. A human rights advocate led the latest calls amid the Nigerian government evacuating hundreds of its citizens from the volatile […]

Call on businesses to augment digital dexterity

Gartner Vice President in charge of Research, Helen Poitevin

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town Africa Editor CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – BUSINESSES must embrace the ability and desire to exploit emerging technologies for better outcomes as society and organisations increasingly consume as well as produce digital goods and services. The call on enterprises to adopt digital dexterity was made on Tuesday at an […]

Telco addresses Kenya digital skills deficit

Acting Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Bureau NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, Safaricom, has unveiled a programme to empower and train employees looking to shift to new digital careers. Known as The Digital Academy, the initiative especially caters to employees working in technology careers that are becoming automated as computers gain more […]

Zimbabwe begins rise from ashes of Cyclone Idai

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from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – BESIDES the death of over 600 people, destruction of 50 000 households and displacement of 60 000 individuals, Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction of infrastructure estimated at $622 million when it hit Zimbabwe earlier this year. With extensive damage to structures such as […]

Global innovators to future-proof Africa

Africa and some of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in Cape Town, South Africa next week at the SingularityU Conference

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 25 international and local speakers will converge in Johannesburg mid-October to explore the use of technology to address the most pressing issues facing African continent. They will present at the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 set for the 16th and 17th. Now in its third […]

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