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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 […]

South Africa under global scrutiny after violence spate

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from NDEBENI MLOTSHWA in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe BEITBRIDGE, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is set to be in the global spotlight for the wrong reasons after the xenophobic attacks against fellow African nationals in recent weeks. It is expected to top the agenda at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the organisation’s headquarters in […]

Cyclones force Mozambique girls to early marriage

Child marriage in Mozambique, photo by UNICEF

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique Mozambique Bureau MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – HUMANITARIAN organisations are battling to raise funds to fight impending malnutrition and the rising rate of child marriages in Mozambique. The crises are a direct result of the devastation brought by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth earlier this year. At risk of death, some […]

Call on businesses to augment digital dexterity

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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 […]

Nigerians calls for troops deployment to end xenophobia

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari interacts with country's top military at HQ 1 Brigade in Dansadau Zamfara State, picture, Vanguard

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S leading pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group has called for the deployment of peacekeepers to resolve sporadic attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa. Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) gave the recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari, who it urged to reject apologies […]

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