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MTN spends R40 billion on network upgrades

MTN South Africa Chief Technology and Information Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has invested over R40 billion ($2,8 billion) in the past four years to build South Africa’s best network, the company disclosed as it announced it was developing a software-defined Wide-Area Network (SD WAN) and re-purposing thousands of sites across the country. The move is aimed at harnessing […]

Bloodbath in Muslims, police clashes in Nigeria

Nigerian police calm bloodbath riotous Sshiite protesters in Abuja

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AT least 11 protesters and a senior police official have been killed during demonstrations by Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria. Some 54 suspects were arrested following the protests in the capital Abuja on Monday. Protesters allegedly shot dead Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations […]

Sea rescue resumes after over 400 migrants drown

Libya slave trade

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – AT least 426 people have been killed attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, prompting the resumption of life-saving search and rescue operations. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is to resume the operations amid deteriorating conditions in Libya and despite sustained campaigns by […]

Drought leaves millions more vulnerable in Zimbabwe

World Food Programme Zimbabwe, file photo

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – MORE than 5,5 million Zimbabweans are projected to be food insecure when the hunger period peaks from January through March next year. From now until the end of the current year, the drought will impact on more than 4,7 million people. This is according to […]

126 humanitarian workers killed over the past year

South Sudan clonflict

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – SOME 126 aid workers were killed, 130 kidnapped and 143 others wounded globally in the year 2018. This makes the year the second-worst on record for aid worker security, with 399 workers affected by violence in 221 separate attacks. Rebel groups are largely blamed. According […]

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