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Sex sleaze latest wobble in crisis-torn SA opposition

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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A DAMNING sex scandal, featuring the mayor of the capital city and a senior municipal official, is the latest in a series of self-inflicted woes afflicting South Africa’s official opposition party. The political own goals have left the Democratic Alliance (DA) in a farcical state ahead of the […]

South Africa, Zambia favourites for COSAFA glory


from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – HOSTS Zambia will be aiming to revive their dominance and defending champions South Africa to reclaim the title when the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) men’s Under-20 Championship gets under way on Wednesday (today). The tournament is the last of a record six […]

Court verdict still leaves Frelimo in deep water over boats

Illegal fishing boats in Mozambique. File photo

from ALEX HARRIS in New York, USA NEW YORK, (CAJ News) – A Brooklyn court in New York yesterday found shipping salesman Jean Boustani innocent on all charges brought by the US Department of Justice over a scandal in Mozambique that left a $2bn gap in the country’s budget. Prosecutors had led that Mr Boustani […]

Sudanese women free after law is abolished

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from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE repealing of a law which governed women’s presence in public spaces has been welcomed as a big step forward for women’s rights in Sudan. The repealed public order laws gave local police extensive powers to arrest any person, particularly targeting women for dancing at […]

Rebels kidnap hundreds in CAR, DRC

Central African Republic (CAR) rebels’ accused of spreading HIV/AIDS

from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic BANGUI, (CAJ News) – SOME 34 children are among 222 civilians kidnapped by the Christian extremist group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), in the Central African Republic (CAR) and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this year. Thirty-seven (37) of those children are still missing and presumed in […]

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