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Killing of Zimbabwean protesters condemned

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) beating up protesters

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – HUMAN rights groups have decried the killing of protesters by security forces and the subsequent internet shutdown in Zimbabwe. It is estimated eight people have been killed and 25 others wounded during demonstrations that erupted countrywide after the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced an […]

Boko Haram attacks refugee camp, 4 killed

Boko Haram terrorists

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – FOUR refugees have been killed after an attack thought to be carried out by the Boko Haram terror group at a refugee centre northeast of Nigeria. The attack in Rann town in the volatile Borno State is the third by the non-state armed groups since […]

Zimbabweans in SA weigh in on fatal protests

Zimbabwe Diaspora Development Chamber (ZDDC) Chairman, Mr Luke Dzipange Zunga

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN economists and political activists in South Africa have blamed controversial policies by the beleaguered government for the deadly protests ravaging their home country. This follows the deadly protests over Zimbabwe’s economic problems, which have been worsened by the steep increase in the price of fuel, as announced […]

Huawei allocates $100 billion to research, development

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TELECOMMUNICATIONS equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, Huawei, will invest more than US$100 billion (about R1.4 billion) in research and development (R&D) over the next five years. Ren Zhengfei, Huawei founder, disclosed the investment during a media roundtable at the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China. “Public companies, however, are […]

6 more dead in DRC Ebola outbreak

Ebola virus

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – AT LEAST 16 people have died as a result of the worsening outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this year. The deaths are from 20 new confirmed cases during the period. This brings to 390 the number of people that […]

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