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MTN, Huawei IoT solution to curb stock theft, poaching

Left to right: Dean Yu, President of Huawei Southern Africa Carrier Business Group, Wanda Matandela, CEO of MTN SA’s Enterprise Business Unit and Brian Xu, Huawei Cloud Core Sales and Marketing VP at the launch of
the Connected Animal IoT solution in Cape Town

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa and Huawei Technologies have partnered to launch the Connected Animal solution, an Internet of Things (IoT) innovation aimed at solving the rampant problems of stock theft and rhino poaching. Launched in Cape Town at AfricaCom, the continent’s largest telecommunications, media and […]

Somali terror attack toll reaches 20 deaths

Al-Shabab insurgents

from SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – THE Security Council, United Nations’ (UN’s)  most powerful body, has condemned the killing of at least 20 people during multiple explosions and gunfire outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Some 17 civilians were injured during the attacks believed to be orchestrated by the […]

SADC in last throw of AFCON qualifiers dice

Bafana Bafana players

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTHERN Africa, ever a punching bag in continental football, will this weekend see a number of nations featuring in a do-or-die qualifying matches for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Among the highlights of the campaign will be three Southern African Development Community (SADC) derbies pitting Mozambique […]

Food running out for refugees in Malawi

Refugees in Malawi face acute food shortage

from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – MORE than 35 000 refugees in Malawi face imminent food shortages as humanitarian organisations battle funding challenges. The organisations need at least US$4,2 million (R60,4 million) to provide food for the refugees who have fled political instability and social unrest in the Great Lakes and […]

Debt-distressed African countries again look to IMF

International Monetary Fund

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BY the International Monetary Fund (IMF’s) own admission, there are circumstances where African governments’ debt levels are so high they become unsustainable, such that the scheduled debt service exceeds the capacity of the member to service it. This rings true for a number of countries in the Sub-Saharan […]

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