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Nigerians urged to shun South African companies

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from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria Nigeria Bureau LAGOS, (CAJ News) – CALLS are intensifying for the boycott of South African companies in Nigeria following the recurrence of xenophobic attacks in the Southern African country. A human rights advocate led the latest calls amid the Nigerian government evacuating hundreds of its citizens from the volatile […]

South Africa under global scrutiny after violence spate

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from NDEBENI MLOTSHWA in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe BEITBRIDGE, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is set to be in the global spotlight for the wrong reasons after the xenophobic attacks against fellow African nationals in recent weeks. It is expected to top the agenda at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the organisation’s headquarters in […]

Nigerians calls for troops deployment to end xenophobia

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari interacts with country's top military at HQ 1 Brigade in Dansadau Zamfara State, picture, Vanguard

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S leading pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group has called for the deployment of peacekeepers to resolve sporadic attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa. Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) gave the recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari, who it urged to reject apologies […]

Disgraced SA stares isolation as xenophobes run riot

A foreign national being burnt to death in horrific and barbaric South African xenophobic violence. File photo

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FACED with the dire possibility of isolation by fellow African nations, and recent criticism by the global community for some of its citizens’ disdain of foreign nationals, South Africa must merely go beyond just condemning xenophobia and prosecute perpetrators of the bigotry. For the better part of […]

Global innovators to future-proof Africa

Africa and some of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in Cape Town, South Africa next week at the SingularityU Conference

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 25 international and local speakers will converge in Johannesburg mid-October to explore the use of technology to address the most pressing issues facing African continent. They will present at the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 set for the 16th and 17th. Now in its third […]

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