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Zimbabwe secures AfDB fund to tackle disasters

African Development Bank

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE is poised to strengthen capacity to manage disaster risks, including droughts, floods and tropical cyclones after securing a grant of $685 000 from the African Development Bank (AfDB). Funds have been secured through the bank’s Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRiFi) programme. The grant will […]

UK seeking bigger trade ties with Africa

On the centre is British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson with 16 African leaders at the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. Photo by Nick Wilson, CAJ News London.

from NICK WILSON in London, England England Correspondent LONDON, (CAJ News) – THE United Kingdom (UK) will abolish its policy on climate change, enhance investment in renewable energy and mobilise private sector investment in quality infrastructure in Africa, as it deepens economic ties with the continent. These announcements follow the oversubscribed opening ceremony of the […]

MTN introduces prepaid TikTok bundles

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa has launched bundles for the short-form video sharing application that has emerged a favourite among millions of users worldwide. The mobile firm said the introduction of the bundles for TikTok was delivery of its commitment, made last year, to the growing number of the app’s […]

Angola’s richest man evades selective clampdown on corruption

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – WHILE Angola’s (and the continent’s) richest woman is under siege from authorities alleging use of state money to finance her business empire, the man dubbed the richest in the Southern African country continues enjoying freedom and his wealth despite his alleged involvement in similar crimes. […]

Nigeria enhances its Digital Economy blueprint

Nigeria's digital economy

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S biggest economy, Nigeria, is empowering its youths with digital literacy skills as part of government’s Digital Economy strategy. This follows a partnership signed by government and International Business Machines (IBM), the technology firm. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between them will see IBM, through […]

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