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Beautiful Game condemns killing of women and children

Child Protection Week

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa will next week mark the Child Protection Week coinciding with an escalation abuse of minors and women. Ahead of the commemoration starting on Monday, Brand South Africa and the government called on citizens to protect minors through the child protection campaign. “The future of the country […]

Africa must brace for takeover by machines

SAP chief commercial officer, Franck Cohen. Picture by Savious Kwinika, CAJ News

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA recently in Florida, USA ORLANDO, FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN governments, besieged by spiraling protests over inept service delivery, have been urged to embrace technology to improve governance systems and ensure the burgeoning youth population has the requisite skills to compete in an increasingly digital world. Analysts meeting at a key summit […]

DRC’s tormented children: Branded as witches, recruited as soldiers

DRC’s tormented children

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – WOMEN and children accused of witchcraft are bearing the brunt of the political crisis and the age-old beliefs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which  has rarely enjoyed calm since the advent of independence in 1960. Children, who are also vulnerable to recruitment into armed […]

Stellar speakers cast for Mobile 360-Africa

Mobile 360-Africa

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – THE first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360-Africa conference set for Tanzania in July have been announced. Among these are Strive Masiyiwa (Founder and Executive Chairman, Econet), Shalu Umapathy (Managing Director, IDEO.org), Tonee Ndungu (Founder and CIO, Kytabu) Samira Negm (CEO, Raye7), Dr and Gilbert […]

Minors’ future bleak in DRC warfare

drc-cholera

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – AT least 400 000 children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition amid the deteriorating security conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The insecurity is most severe in the Kasai region where militia are fighting government forces following the killing of a […]

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