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Samsung unveils new innovations at Cape Town forum

Samsung tech

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE Samsung Africa Forum began in Cape Town on Wednesday with the Korean electronics firm reiterating its commitment to the continent. The eighth edition of the summit creates a platform for the firm to demonstrate its smart technology products and designs for the year- […]

How SA’s SMEs can solve the Connectivity Conundrum

African SMEs

by Brian Timperley In 2017, South Africa is expected to spend $10.5bn on information, technology and communications (ICT). This is according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), and the figure makes it the highest ICT spender across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) regions. Without doubt, as a country heavily reliant on small and […]

40 dead in Somalia drought disaster

40 dead in disaster

From SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) –  ABOUT 40 people have been reported dead this week as a result of drought in central Somalia, raising fears of a recurrence of the disaster that peaked with 250 000 deaths six years ago. William Spindler, spokesman of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,  […]

Taboo blamed for deadly regional cholera outbreak

cholera epidemic in Ghana

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania ARUSHA, (CAJ News) – RELIGIOUS and cultural beliefs and practices are fuelling the spread of the deadly cholera, which has killed at least 21 people in the Southern Africa bloc since the beginning of the year. More than 250 were killed in 216. Tanzania, geographically in East Africa but […]

Banks welcome CBN measures of foreign exchange

Forex remittances

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE move by the Central Bank of Nigeria to channel over 370 million to the foreign exchange market is seen as a blow to the parallel market that has been thriving on the shortage of foreign currencies. CBN announced the allocation on Tuesday to enable […]

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