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UK condemns killing of protesters in Zimbabwe

United Kingdom Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE United Kingdom (UK) has summoned Zimbabwe’s top envoy following the deadly demonstrations and subsequent human rights violations in the Southern African country. Harriett Baldwin, Minister for Africa, confirmed she had taken Zimbabwean Ambassador, Rtd Col. Christian Katsande, to task after the security forces acted disproportionately to demonstrations. […]

Agriculture is ripe for a digitised future

Oranges

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE implementation of modern technologies is projected to address rising demands for food and tackle dry conditions, particularly in South Africa, ranked the world’s 30th driest country. Experts have identified such technologies as the Cloud and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to offer benefits to the agriculture industry […]

Civil society petitions AU over Zimbabwe crisis

African Union chairman, and Rwanda President Paul Kagame

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – CIVIL society organisations in Zimbabwe have petitioned the African Union (AU) to intervene and resolve the crisis in the country after a strike over fuel increases left at least eight people dead. The organisations-under the banner of Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC)- believe the situation […]

Joburg mayor receives backlash for latest ‘xenophobic’ attitude

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE latest alleged xenophobic utterances by Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, against foreign nationals purportedly committing crime and owning houses or operating small business in local townships has stirred a hornet’s nest among entrepreneurs, activists and migrant organisations. It is the latest in a series of controversial remarks by […]

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 […]

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