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Trumps’ budget cuts spell doom for millions

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From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ADOPTION of United States President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts could lead to tragedy and crisis for millions of vulnerable people across some African countries, non-governmental organisations have warned. The controversial politician whose foreign policy has triggered anxiety is advocating for budget cuts for 2017 […]

VW allocates more funds to charity

From left to right: Dennis Bellairs (Gelvan Park Frail Aged Home); Nkosinathi Clay (VW Community Trust); William Heynes (Cleary Estate Cheshire Home); Gary Koekemoer (Bet Sheekoom House of Restoration for Women In Crisis). Absent from pic: Cole Cameron (Igazi Foundation).

By MOTORING REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE elderly, disabled and sickly members of the community in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan are to benefit from a donation of R3,2 million a motor company has donated to local charities. The Igazi Foundation, Gelvan Park Frail Aged Home, Bet Sheekoom House of Restoration for Women in Crisis […]

MTN releases latest Sustainability Report

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By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN, Africa’s biggest mobile network operator, has disclosed its eco-responsibility highlights for the past year.Among highlights carried in its Sustainability Report for 2016 include the use of 340 renewable energy sites to power MTN’s network operations. The company implemented over 10 000 energy efficiency solutions across its operations […]

Missing UN team found dead in DRC

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From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations and human rights groups have expressed outrage after members of a group of experts probing the conflict central of the Democratic Republic of Congo were found dead. The bodies Michael Sharp (United States) and Zaida Catalan (Sweden) were found near Bunkonde in […]

Technology platform promotes Diaspora remittances

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From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A PLATFORM enabling millions of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to remit money has been recognised at the Cashless Africa Awards 2017 in Nigeria. Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in mobility solution and Econet Wireless, the largest mobile operator in Zimbabwe, have jointly won the “Best […]

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