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Bloody month for crisis-torn DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 150 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month as the militancy spreads from the east to the rest of the country and assumes complicated dimensions. Armed groups, security forces and tribal fanatics are all responsible for the incessant […]

Cycle of terror condemns millions in DRC

DRC militia, military clashes

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE multiplication of violence and hunger has affected more than 6,7 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo with fears more will be affected this year following a deadlock by political rivals. Among these are 2 million displaced by militancy, including 500 000 children […]

BREAKING: Consequences for SA from Zim ticking time bomb

Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) Commander, Constantine Chiwenga

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE, whose implosion will affect South Africa greatly, is on the brink of a military coup as divisions afflicting President Robert Mugabe’s party filter through to the country’s national army. European Interagency Security Forum says the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has been sucked into the […]

Hundreds killed in Angola malaria outbreak

There has also been an increase in malaria, cholera and chronic diarrhoea in Luanda and other cities [Joost de Raeymaeker/EPA]

From LUCAS PEDRO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – A raging malaria outbreak has killed more than 700 people in Angola as the disease-prone Southern African country battles to thwart illnesses. Head of department of public health and control of endemics, Isaías Sambunga Cambissa, disclosed the figures as he gave an update on the […]

Thousands expelled in Tanzania schools pregnancy crisis

Tanzania schools pregnancy crisis

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – SOME 8 000 girls are dropping out of school in Tanzania every year owing to rampant pregnancy. This is blamed on exposure to widespread sexual harassment at schools while in some cases, teachers lure girls into relationships with the false promise of marriage. Officials rarely […]

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