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Presidential aspirant surviving another Angola sleaze storm

Former Angola Vice President, Manuel Vicente

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola Angola Bureau LUANDA, (CAJ News) – DESPITE overwhelming indications of his involvement in a crooked overseas deal that swindled state coffers of €25 million, one of Angola’s most controversial politicians, once touted as the future president of the country, looks set to evade justice again. Former Vice President, Manuel […]

150 albinos killed in Southern Africa violence

Concern at murder of Malawi albinos

from ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) leaders meeting in Tanzania have been urged to intensify efforts to protect the people living with albinism. The vulnerable persons are subjected to murder and kidnapping for their body parts over false beliefs their limbs bring luck. Approximately 150 persons […]

MTN recovers batteries in crackdown against thieves

Site batteries

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has in the past week recovered cellphone tower batteries worth almost R1 million, thanks to the involvement of police, security personnel and ordinary South Africans. This follows recent focused attention on the theft of equipment at its sites. The positive developments are complemented by the arrest of […]

EXCLUSIVE: Interests conflicted in Angola’s selective graft war

People's Liberation Movement of Angola (MPLA) supporters campaigning for its Presidential candidate Joao Lourenco in 2017, now Angola head of state. Photo, supplied

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE conflict of interest furore besetting one of Angola’s richest entrepreneurs, serving as a provincial governor, is contrary to the assurance made by the new administration to fight corruption. President Joao Lourenco made the pledge as he assumed office, to succeed the long-serving Jose Eduardo […]

Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

US President Donald Trump with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilities of agencies downgrading the country’s sovereign rating. This depreciation spells further doom for motorists, with the price of fuel increasing again in September. The […]

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