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Somali kids recruited by rebels receive schooling

Al-Shabaab militants

from SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of children that have initially been forced out of education due to recruitment by terror groups, conflict and drought are to receive education following a new programme launched northeast of Somalia. Non-governmental organisations – Education Cannot Wait and Save the Children- launched the programme […]

MTN spends R40 billion on network upgrades

MTN South Africa Chief Technology and Information Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has invested over R40 billion ($2,8 billion) in the past four years to build South Africa’s best network, the company disclosed as it announced it was developing a software-defined Wide-Area Network (SD WAN) and re-purposing thousands of sites across the country. The move is aimed at harnessing […]

Bloodbath in Muslims, police clashes in Nigeria

Nigerian police calm bloodbath riotous Sshiite protesters in Abuja

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AT least 11 protesters and a senior police official have been killed during demonstrations by Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria. Some 54 suspects were arrested following the protests in the capital Abuja on Monday. Protesters allegedly shot dead Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations […]

Zimbabwe sugar farmers dump electricity for solar power

Sugar cane farmers in Chiredzi, Lowveld, Zimbabwe turn to solar energy

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – SOME sugarcane farmers in southeastern Zimbabwe are shifting to solar energy to fend off serious shortages of electricity in the country. The power deficit afflicting the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) Holdings is affecting the operations of companies in the country already performing below capacity. […]

Hundreds succumb to cholera in Nigeria rainy seasons

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE World Health Organization (WHO) is intensifying its operations in Nigeria ahead of the rainy season to combat the recurrence of cholera outbreaks that claimed 830 people last year. WHO is strengthening early warning and reporting mechanisms for prompt detection and containment of outbreaks with […]

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